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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749648–651 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.9
Published: 01 November 2012
... can differ dramatically. We present a classroom simulation that allows undergraduates to actively experience how differences in parental investment lead to differences in reproductive behavior. Students will understand why males generally compete for mates whereas females generally choose among mates...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812115–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.115
Published: 01 February 2019
... incurs different energy expenditures and gains. Inheritance. Sharks in this model have the potential to reproduce if energy gains exceed energy expenditures. The successful parental phenotype will be inherited by its offspring. Natural selection. Not all individuals survive, and those that do...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808561–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.561
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Case vignette . This vignette was presented as a case study for sexual selection, and additional topics related to sexual selection (honest signals, parental investment, etc.) were included. (However, we don't have space in this article to provide the necessary background for such questions.) For this...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806416–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.416
Published: 01 August 2018
..., however, he explained: As a student, I can recall similar integration of art with science by a gifted teacher. My fifth grade teacher—Ms. Bales—so valued collaborative creativity that she invested a week in our own “boss level” project: creating a haunted house for our school's second graders. As a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.319
Published: 01 April 2018
... improvements in the learning and culture in STEM classrooms. The first chapter also points out some tidbits that may be less widely known. Did you know that most people with STEM degrees are not working in STEM fields? And that there are more minority and single parent students pursuing STEM degrees than ever...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804291–300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.291
Published: 01 April 2018
... which each parent possesses one each of the dominant (A) and recessive (a) gene variants (alleles). Figure 3. Punnett square demonstrating the possible outcomes of a genetic cross in which each parent possesses one each of the dominant (A) and recessive (a) gene variants (alleles). Figure 4...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80153–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.53
Published: 01 January 2018
... that animals employ to maximize their reproductive fitness and survival ( Partridge & Harvey, 1988 ; Zera & Harshman, 2001 ; Engen & Saether, 2016 ). For example, classic life history trade-offs include negative associations between parental investment and number of offspring an organism...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798688–691 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.688
Published: 01 October 2017
... credibility, and acknowledging the potential for science con-artists ( Sacred Bovines , Nov., 2012). The corresponding challenge for teachers is just as formidable. By the time students arrive in a biology class, they already have well-entrenched ideas. As children, their parents likely bombarded them for...
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In the mating game, students experience how differences in <b>parental</b> investm...
Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 1. In the mating game, students experience how differences in parental investment between males and females lead to differences in reproductive strategies. Here, five males compete for the opportunity to mate with one receptive female. Figure 1. In the mating game, students experience Figure 1. In the mating game, students experience how differences in parental investment between males and females lead to differences in reproductive strategies. Here, five males compete for the opportunity to mate with one receptive female. Figure 1. In the mating game, students experience More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792135–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.135
Published: 01 February 2017
.... ( 2000 ). The Bateman gradient and the cause of sexual selection in a sex-role-reversed pipefish . Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B , 267 , 677 – 680 . Kokko, H. , & Jennions, M. D. ( 2008 ). Parental investment, sexual selection and sex ratios . Journal of Evolutionary...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.144
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Pennisi, E. ( 2005 ). How did cooperative behavior evolve? Science , 309 , 93 . Ryan, B. C. , & Vandenbergh, J. G. ( 2002 ). Intrauterine position effects . Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews , 26 , 665 – 678 . Trivers, R. ( 1972 ). Parental investment and sexual selection...
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Following the exercise and discussion, we ask students to complete this con...
Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 3. Following the exercise and discussion, we ask students to complete this conceptual flowchart to formalize the relationship between parental investment and sex roles. Students are instructed to select the correct bold word(s) in each box. (Adapted from figure 11-6 in Alcock, 2001 Figure 3. Following the exercise and discussion, we ask students to complete this conceptual flowchart to formalize the relationship between parental investment and sex roles. Students are instructed to select the correct bold word(s) in each box. (Adapted from figure 11-6 in Alcock, 2001 More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79141–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.41
Published: 01 January 2017
... ( 1998 ). Do parental convict cichlids of different sizes value the same brood number equally? Animal Behaviour , 56 , 541 – 546 . Gennaro, E.D. & Winters, C.M. ( 1975 ). Territoriality and peck-order in convict cichlids . American Biology Teacher , 37 , 46 – 47 . Grant, J.W.A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788695–698 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.695
Published: 01 October 2016
...Douglas Allchin When both parents are susceptible to the disease, at least 40 per cent., probably not far from 50 per cent., of their children are susceptible; an enormous rate of incidence in a disease that affects less than 1 per cent., of the population on the average.… We can...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787591–598 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.591
Published: 01 September 2016
... Garcia-Velez, Sarah Brennan, and Riordan Ryan, students at Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (Milwaukee, WI). Parental permission provided. Figure 4. Simple burrowing-time test chamber. An 8-ounce plastic cup provides an ideal and inexpensive behavioral test chamber for examining the dual effect on...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784278–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.278
Published: 01 April 2016
... longevity of the parent project in St. John (28 years and ongoing), as well as the importance of developing hypotheses as a means to advance scientific understanding. Through the collection of data (i.e., number of corals on tiles), the lab also provided a means to connect learning themes in biology and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 776445–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.445
Published: 01 August 2015
...: Extraordinary Measures Viewing Guide Extraordinary Measures retells the story of two parents determined to save their children from Pompe disease. The viewing guide is used as students watch the film. This activity allows students to compare and contrast actual events to the Hollywood version and engage in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77156–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.8
Published: 01 January 2015
... Grandpa. “But I know the wood thrush migrates here every spring and leaves for winter. Just like your little hummingbirds that you look forward to every year.” Birds of a Feather Squawk Together “Bye.” Stacey waved to her parents as she watched the car disappear in the distance. Once more...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763173–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.4
Published: 01 March 2014
... problem of slum dwellings and relatively ignorant parents”: a history of victim blaming in the lead pigment industry. Environmental Justice, 1 , 159–168. Samuels, B. & Glantz, S.A. (1991). The politics of local tobacco control. JAMA, 266 , 2110–2117. Schönherr, E. (1928). Beitrag zur Statistik...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76128–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.7
Published: 01 January 2014
... situation facing schools is a constant source of anxiety for educators, administrators, parents, and students. Distance learning (DL) through interactive television (ITV) is a method of content delivery that breaks down the fiscal barriers currently being erected. Through this type of instruction, school...