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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 28–34.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... , Iler, A.M. & Inouye, D.W. ( 2014 ). Shifts in flowering phenology reshape subalpine plant community . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA , 111 , 4916 – 4921 . Chung, U. , Mack, L. , Yun, J.I. & Kim, S.-H. ( 2011 ). Predicting the timing of cherry blossoms in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 357–358.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jonathan Morris Sex on the Kitchen Table: The Romance of Plants and Your Food . By Norman C. Ellstrand . 2018 . University of Chicago Press . (ISBN 978-0-226-57489-9 ). 246 pp. Paperback, $20.00 . © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 218–226.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Funda Gül İri; Emine Çil We designed and implemented two instructional approaches to plant education, with the intention of supporting positive attitudes toward plants among sixth-grade students (11–13 years old). In one instructional approach, students prepared a book about plants that have...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 582–584.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Robert E. Zdor This lab gives students hands-on experience with visualizing the root architecture of plants exposed to varying concentrations of the vital nutrient phosphorus. By maintaining Brassica sp. seedlings in the presence of different quantities of phosphate, students can quantify changes...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 257–260.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Alyssa M. Koehler; Maximo T. Larkin; H. David Shew Microscopy and stained specimens engage students visually as they learn about plant anatomy, a topic covered in many biology and introductory science courses. In this activity, students section plant material and prepare specimens to view under a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 339–345.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Shawn E. Krosnick; Julie C. Baker; Kelly R. Moore “Plant blindness” is defined as the failure to appreciate the fundamental importance of plants. To address this phenomenon, we created the Pet Plant Project (P 3 ) where students grow an unknown plant from seed, monitor development, and relate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 287–290.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michael E. Van Nuland; Miranda Chen; Benjamin J. England Interactions are at the core of many ecological and evolutionary forces in nature. Plant–soil interactions provide a rich example of the interconnectedness of living systems, but they are hidden from everyday view and overshadowed in the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 269–277.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Steven L. Matzner; Cathryn L. Carney; Deborah A. Hagemeier; Cecelia Miles Exposing students to carnivorous plants within course-based undergraduate research can heighten student interest in plants and create a foundation on which to build future student projects. Carnivorous plants derive nutrients...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 278–283.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the transfer of nematodes from fixative to anhydrous glycerin . Nematologica , 4 , 67 – 69 . Shelley, R.M. ( 2018 ). The myriapods, the world's leggiest animals . Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, University of Tennessee at Knoxville. https://ag.tennessee.edu/EPP/Pages...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 291–300.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Courtney G. Price; Emma M. Knee; Julie A. Miller; Diana Shin; James Mann; Deborah K. Crist; Erich Grotewold; Jelena Brkljacic Arabidopsis thaliana , a model system for plant research, serves as the ideal organism for teaching a variety of basic genetic concepts including inheritance, genetic...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 346–352.
Published: 01 May 2018
... community's ability to support diverse assemblages, and are among the largest drivers of modern species extinctions. The Keep It Native Demonstration (KIND) Garden demonstrates the differences between invaded and intact plant communities. Utilizing this resource, we developed an inquiry-based activity for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... without sufficient scaffolding and structure. Further, curricula for student-centered laboratory activities are lacking for several biological disciplines, including plant biology and botany. In this article, I describe a semester-long structured-inquiry research curriculum developed for a plant biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 162.
Published: 01 February 2017
... What Plants Talk About (DVD; 2013; 53 minutes; PBS; http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/what-plants-talk-about-introduction/8228/ ) © 2017 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the...
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Examples of <b>plants</b> grown from seed during the Pet <b>Plant</b> Project.  (A)  Stud...
Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1. Examples of plants grown from seed during the Pet Plant Project. (A) Student with cherry tomato. (B) Student with marigold. (C) Student with pea plant. (D) Student with morning glory, awarded “best dressed” in lab section. Figure 1. Examples of plants grown from seed during More
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 35–39.
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...
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Example of a puppet script: Useful <b>plants</b> (excerpt).   Figure 2. Example of...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 2. Example of a puppet script: Useful plants (excerpt). Figure 2. Example of a puppet script: Useful plants (excerpt). More
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 348–355.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Emine Çil Students need to be aware of plants in order to learn about, appreciate, care for, and protect them. However, research has found that many children are not aware of the plants in their environment. A way to address this issue might be integration of plants with various disciplines. I...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 690.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ross E. Koning The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World's Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and Manuscripts . Edited by Christopher Mills . 2016 . University of Chicago Press . (ISBN: 978-0-226-36934-1 ). 176 pp. Cloth, $35.00 . © 2016 National Association...