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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80135–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.35
Published: 01 January 2018
...Tyler Schenck; Philip Villani Plant–pathogen interactions are often omitted as a topic in most introductory and upper-level biology courses. The infection process of the plant pathogen Pythium irregulare on the moss Mnium cuspidatum can be observed and exploited to provide lessons on host–pathogen...
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817492–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.492
Published: 01 September 2019
...Alex H. Valenzuela; Erica L. Mullins; Antje Lauer Valley fever, a disease caused by the soilborne fungal pathogen Coccidioides spp., is on the rise in the southwestern United States and is suspected of expanding its habitat in response to climate change. Many people residing in endemic areas are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 748565–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.8.6
Published: 01 October 2012
... State University Bakersfield. Modern molecular biological methods and microscopy were used to detect and identify microcrustacean species in ponds around Bakersfield, California, that harbor the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis ( Bd ). The students learned about the amphibian decline in...
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818577–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.577
Published: 01 October 2019
... bioinformatics tools have not been readily accessible until recently, most high school instructors were not exposed to them during their formative years. We describe a bioinformatics-based module that introduces the application of genome comparison in the identification of “pathogenic islands.” The module also...
The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 64158–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451237
Published: 01 January 2002
.../pathogen interactions at the cellu- lar level. [Online] Available http://www.scri.sari.ac.uk/TiPP/celltxt.htm. Lyon, G.D. & Newton, A.C. (2000). Induced plant disease resistance. [Online] Available http://www.scri.sari.ac.uk/TiPP/yeast2.htm. McDaniel, L., Maratos, M. & Farabaugh,J. (1998...
Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 3. Examples of student output from the “Build a Pathogen” activity. Figure 3. Examples of student output from the “Build a Pathogen” activity.
Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 2. Example of a pathogen prototype displaying common virulence factors (adapted from https://preview.tinyurl.com/yc89aw4g ). Figure 2. Example of a pathogen prototype displaying common virulence factors (adapted from https://preview.tinyurl.com/yc89aw4g).
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816387–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.387
Published: 01 August 2019
...Jun Liang; Igor V. Zaitsev One of the most perplexing dilemmas in modern science is chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Even though the illness was recognized at the beginning of the 20th century, the pathogenicity and etiology of the disease remain unknown. We describe an open-inquiry case study on...
The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 728475–476 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.8.2
Published: 01 October 2010
... all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble . –– Blaise Pascal Many infectious diseases were unknown to hunter and gatherer populations, in which the small size of groups, combined with their nomadic lifestyle, did not favor the establishment and transmission of human pathogens ( Greger...
The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82130–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.30
Published: 01 January 2020
.... Collaborative problem solving is used to explore the One Health concept and a real-world spillover event involving Hendra virus. Active learning using a “jigsaw” format to model the value of multiple stakeholders engages students in tracing the path of transmission for a pathogen. The scenario and class...
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808594–599 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.594
Published: 01 October 2018
...R. Louis Hirsch; Seth Miller; Dennis Halterman Inquiry-based investigations of diseases are often difficult to safely undertake in middle school or high school science courses. However, by utilizing potatoes as a mammalian analogue, important groups of pathogens can be investigated with common...
The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 599574–577 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450385
Published: 01 November 1997
...James K. Mitchell; Kathy M. Orsted; Carl E. Warnes Copyright 1997 The National Association of Biology Teachers References Anderson, R.N. & Walker, L.H. (1985). Colletotrichum coccodes: A pathogen of eastern black nightshade (Solanum ptycanthum). Weed Science, 33, 902- 905. Anderson...
The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775382–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.11
Published: 01 May 2015
...Kirsten A. Work; Melissa A. Gibbs; Erich J. Friedman We describe a card game that helps introductory biology students understand the basics of the immune response to pathogens. Students simulate the steps of the immune response with cards that represent the pathogens and the cells and molecules...
The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784317–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.317
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...
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809676–679 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.676
Published: 01 November 2018
...John L. Dahl; Wayne Gatlin, III Koch's postulates are regularly included in the lecture portion of microbiology courses, but rarely are they demonstrated in a microbiology teaching lab. This is understandable given the logistical challenges of undergraduates working with pathogenic bacteria...
The American Biology Teacher. 1966; 286462–468 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441391
Published: 01 August 1966
...Carl W. Boothroyd Copyright 1966 The National Association of Biology Teachers The Dissemination of Plant Pathogens * Carl W. Boothroyd A cloud of reddish spore dust arose from a rusted wheat field in southern Mexico and was borne northward on the prevailing winds. It settled finally on some...
The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795365–374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.365
Published: 01 May 2017
... question and relate the concept of insects and objects as vectors for common pathogen transfer. In the same groups as Part 1, have students complete a think-pair-share activity and discuss activity with the class ( Appendix Figure 4 ). Instruct...
The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736314–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.3
Published: 01 August 2011
... resistant infections that occur in health-care establishments, one of the recent challenges is the emergence of pathogens, such as MRSA, in the community, among individuals without any apparent risk factors for the infection. The transmission of resistant pathogens and antimicrobial resistance determinants...
The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779659–668 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.3
Published: 01 November 2015
... counterpart to our human genome. With new information about the human microbiome comes the challenge of shifting biology students’ focus from casting microbes as pathogens toward appreciating microbes as symbionts. “The Human Microbiome,” a curriculum supplement produced by the Genetic Science Learning Center...
in Taking a Shot for the Team: Using a Simulation to Explore How Immunization Programs Help Protect Communities from Infectious Diseases > The American Biology Teacher
Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 2. Simulation 2: introduction of a hypothetical disease with R o = 3 to a community with 80% of the population immunized against the pathogen (shown as light gray squares). The population at risk would be only the five unprotected individuals shown as dark gray squares. In three