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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 716332–335 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20565328
Published: 01 August 2009
.... (1993). Perceived risk, trust, and democracy. Risk Analysis, 13(6), 675- 682. Spies, S. (2008, February 16). Abortion remarks angers students. The Raleigh News & Observer, p. 1B, 11B. A RTI C L E Popular Media in the Biology Classroom: Viewing Popular Science Skeptically 0 GRANT E...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809686–688 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.686
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kevin M. Bonney Fake news and alternative science are increasingly popular topics of conversation in the public sphere and the classroom due to increasingly far-reaching social media and a shifting political climate. Promoting scientific literacy by providing opportunities for students to evaluate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 776458–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.458
Published: 01 August 2015
... precision and conciseness of identification criteria. We use popular social media (Twitter) to engage students in an exercise designed to familiarize them with avian species identification and improve their use and comprehension of vocabulary. This exercise can be used in higher education for ornithology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824270–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.270b
Published: 01 April 2020
... completely accurate. Erroneous biological information is accepted by numerous people who haven't really verified that it is true. Biological nonsense is often shared as fact in some print media as well as on websites and in social media. Many ideas regarding how science works are romanticized or simplified...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
... ). Additionally, they indicated the following qualities as strong points of the game: the easy game play and attractive design, the inclusion of a biological context, its value as a mechanism of science popularization, and its potential for use as a game/didactic interface to allow learning and entertainment in a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.72
Published: 01 February 2020
... puzzlement, because radiocarbon has a half-life too short for measurable amounts of original radiocarbon to remain in fossils that are millions of years old. Taking advantage of the popularity of dinosaurs, young-Earth creationist (YEC) authors now proclaim in an ever-increasing number of books and DVDs that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736322–328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.4
Published: 01 August 2011
... one because that was kinda intense." Karah (immune system) "I remembered the movie for sure. I remember everything that happens." Juan (immune system) Physiology integrated media popular television high school Control Group: spent approximately a day and a half (70 minutes) on...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818554–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.554
Published: 01 October 2019
... the goal is scientific literacy. For example, Forte and Guzdial (2005) found increased student interest and motivation after tailoring a nonmajors introductory computer science course to focus on programming to manipulate digital media – a skill students could immediately incorporate into their...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816430–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.430
Published: 01 August 2019
... loudly enough for everyone to hear; changes tone to maintain interest (CC 6-8.SL.4) Rarely uses filler words Presentation Aids Does not use audio/visual aids or media Uses audio/visual aids or media, but they sometimes distract from or do not add to the presentation Uses well...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816387–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.387
Published: 01 August 2019
... of Health (NIH) announced it would provide over $7 million to study CFS/ME. This demonstrates an ongoing need for this type of research. What do you think should be investigated first? Box 1: Case Study The Golden Girls is a popular TV sitcom (1985–1992) still shown in reruns. The plot...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813152–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.152
Published: 01 March 2019
.... In terms of method and content , there were five comments asking for “more time to film the videos” and to analyze the experts' answers. Another six students wanted to “gain further insight into [the expert's] work” by “having more questions answered.” A popular idea (12 mentions) was the use of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81147–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.47
Published: 01 January 2019
... 0.9 mg/mL Monosodium glutamate* 1.65 × 10 8 Red food dye 4.48 × 10 8 One serving * Results shown in Figures 2 , 3 , and 4 . There are many ways to introduce the gut microbiome to students, from popular science readings, films, and animations to online interactive exercises...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.680
Published: 01 November 2018
... ), 215 – 220 . Rault, J. , Elmore, M. R. P. , Biehl, D. J. , Russell, M. A. , & Garner, J. P. ( 2013 ). The world is a natural laboratory, and social media is the new petri dish . Ethology , 119 , 803 – 806 . Table 1. Average number of bird visits per 10-minute period (by daily...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807530–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.530
Published: 01 September 2018
... density to determine antibiotic effect in liquid culture and on solid media. Students will learn about natural product antibiotics as well as experimental design and application. antibiotics bacteria fungus culture spectrometry © 2018 National Association of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806410–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.410
Published: 01 August 2018
... from http://www.onlinelearningsurvey.com/reports/openingthecurriculum2014.pdf Bliss, T. J. , Robinson, T. J. , Hilton III, J. , & Wiley, D. A. ( 2013a ). An OER COUP: College teacher and student perceptions of open educational resources . Journal of Interactive Media in Education , 17...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806457–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.457
Published: 01 August 2018
...Carlos A. Morales-Ramirez; Pearlyn Y. Pang Open-source data are information provided free online. It is gaining popularity in science research, especially for modeling species distribution. MaxEnt is an open-source software that models using presence-only data and environmental variables. These...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 8011 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.1
Published: 01 January 2018
... heart disease. The newer understanding is more accurate but nuanced, a notion often lost in the popular media. We have experienced a tumultuous and interesting year in science. Who would have thought that “fact-based journalism” would enter our lexicon; hasn't journalism always been founded on...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802100–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.100
Published: 01 February 2018
... described in the popular science media as a member of the human lineage ( Wilford, 2015 ) in one case, and as a new species of human ancestor ( MacDonald, 2015 ; Shreeve, 2015 ) in others. All of these descriptions are accurate if one does not attempt to distinguish between lineal and collateral...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80142–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.42
Published: 01 January 2018
.... , & Vitousek, P. M. ( 2011 ). Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology . New York : Springer Science and Business Media . Foley, J. A. , Costa, J. H. , Delire, C. , Ramankutty, N. , & Snyder, P. ( 2003 ). Green Surprise? How terrestrial ecosystems could affect Earth's climate . Frontiers...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799740–745 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.740
Published: 01 November 2017
... ) Gravitropism and Circumnutation ( https://youtu.be/owMKiIZjahY ) References Common Sense Media . ( 2013 ). Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America . retrieved from https://www.commonsensemedia.org/research/zero-to-eight-childrens-media-use-in-america-2013# Bargmann B. O. R. , Birnbaum...