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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Andrew W. Bartlow; Tanya Vickers Zoonotic diseases pass between humans and other animals and are a major global health challenge. Lyme disease, SARS, swine flu, and Ebola are all examples of diseases spilling over to humans from other animals. Students may hear about these outbreaks in the news but...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 190–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Houda Darwiche; Julie R. Bokor First reported in March 2014, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has now claimed more lives than all other known EVD outbreaks combined, making it the deadliest occurrence of the disease since it was first discovered nearly 40 years ago. In hopes of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 493–500.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the 1980s, and the Zika virus outbreak in 2015–16. These instances of emerging infectious disease represent ideal opportunities for timely, relevant instruction in natural and health science courses through case studies. Such instructional approaches can promote student engagement in the material...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
... guided-inquiry lab that gives students practice applying the scientific method to control fruit fly outbreaks and reinforces concepts related to behavioral and sensory biology. This activity was designed and tested at a four-year university but can be modified for high school courses. Students are...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 317–322.
Published: 01 April 2016
... individuals) to collect real data and contribute to a research project is the definition of citizen science. Recent disease outbreaks of mosquito-transmitted pathogens (West Nile, eastern equine encephalitis, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika) demonstrate the need to educate children and adults about the public...
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Profession cards for doctors, veterinarians, and wildlife biologists for a ...
Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 1. Profession cards for doctors, veterinarians, and wildlife biologists for a Hendra virus outbreak in Australia. These professions are all important for solving the mystery and determining the chain of transmission. These cards can be printed and used for the Hendra virus activity that is More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 503–505.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to agricultural encroachment and increased human development. These endangered primates are also threatened by density-dependent factors, including hunting, the pet trade, and disease ( Save the Golden Lion Tamarin, 2018 ). For example, a recent outbreak of yellow fever affected first human...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 429–433.
Published: 01 August 2020
... reliable benchmark . New York Times , May 11 . https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/05/11/us/politics/ap-us-virus-outbreak-trump.html . Associated Press ( 2020b ). Not Real News, April 10: A week of false news around the coronavirus . https://apnews.com/NotRealNews . Brewster , T...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2020
... been declared to have been effectively eradicated in the United States in 2000 ( CDC, 2018a ), with increasing numbers of unvaccinated children, a measles outbreak in early 2019 reached levels not seen in more than a quarter century ( CDC, 2019 ). While the emphasis has often been on protecting the...
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Examples of student-generated results ( B ) compared to  Connell et al.'s (...
Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 3. Examples of student-generated results ( B ) compared to Connell et al.'s (2007) results ( A ) from five populations, three (Lepreau Basin, Essex, Orleans) with red tide outbreaks (PSP). Pie-charts represent the frequency of resistant (black) and sensitive (white) clams. In the student More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 188–191.
Published: 01 March 2020
... pump while non-victims had not . That comparison (including resolving the confusion of apparent exceptions) was the persuasive evidence. In a subsequent outbreak, the source of water was determined by the new water companies, in some cases with separate pipes leading down the very same street. That...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... , Deubel, V. , Smith, J. , Parker, M. , Steele, K. , et al. ( 1999 ). Origin of the West Nile virus responsible for an outbreak of encephalitis in the northeastern United States . Science , 286 , 2333 – 2337 . Li, W. , Shi, Z. , Yu, M. , Ren, W. , Smith, C. , Epstein, J.H. , et al...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 January 2020
... life to illustrate content information. During observation, Richard connected content about viruses to a recent, local measles outbreak. Within the first 20 minutes of one lecture we observed, he also touched on how a home pregnancy test works, listed the vaccines he had received before taking a trip...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 577–581.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Genomes of Eight Enteroaggregative E.coli O104:H4 Isolates” (2:07; https://youtu.be/6VTxmnZQXgU ) shows how comparative genomics facilitates identification of genomic islands that contribute to the pathogenicity of disease outbreak strains. Lesson 4, Activity 3 Students complete video tutorials on...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 570–576.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and in the design decide on the types of data, how much data, and the accuracy of data needed to produce reliable measurements and consider limitations on the precision of the data. (HS-LS1-3) Students use a prototype to demonstrate the concepts of containing an outbreak. Students brainstorm and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 387–394.
Published: 01 August 2019
... syndrome is quite similar to what we now call CFS/ME. He assumed that this elusive disease was a neurosis with a fatigue component and suspected that it had a biological basis ( Rosenberg, 2007 ). There were numerous CFS/ME outbreaks in groups of people in various parts of the world throughout the 20th...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 366–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Figure 3. Examples of student-generated results ( B ) compared to Connell et al.'s (2007) results ( A ) from five populations, three (Lepreau Basin, Essex, Orleans) with red tide outbreaks (PSP). Pie-charts represent the frequency of resistant (black) and sensitive (white) clams. In the student...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 686–688.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., K. H. , Landrum, A. , & Winneg, K. ( 2016 ). Culturally antagonistic memes and the Zika virus: An experimental test , Journal of Risk Research , 20 : 1 , 1 – 40 . McCoy, T. ( 2015 , January 23 ). The Disneyland measles outbreak and the disgraced doctor who whipped up vaccination...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 477–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in Mary's fecal sample? How would you apply Koch's postulates to Mary's fecal sample? If Mary does have typhoid fever, why is she not sick herself? Do Koch's postulates still apply? What are scientists and public officials doing currently to inform the public of the disease outbreak...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 253.
Published: 01 April 2018
... genomic medicine becoming widespread and routine. That means your healthcare providers will speak the language of genomics, so you too will need to be literate in the basics of genomics to make informed healthcare decisions. Beyond medicine, DNA sequencing will be used for detecting infectious outbreaks...