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The American Biology Teacher. 1999; 61139–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450607
Published: 01 January 1999
... Experiments To Teach Ecology 1993 How-To-Do-It The Macaroni Lab A Directed Inquiry Project on Predator-Prey Relationships Michelle Oyler John Rivera Melanie Roffol David J. Gibson Beth A. Middleton Marilyn Mathis If you were to take your students for a walk to record their observations of your school...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1994; 56138–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449739
Published: 01 January 1994
...-Prey Relationships Carl R. Pratf In order to investigate predator-prey relationships in a laboratory, I have found the use of the cobra lily (Darling- tonia californica) and fruit flies (Dros- ophila virilis) an excellent experimental system. The experiments described deal with the feeding mechanism of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 492104–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448447
Published: 01 February 1987
... Fisheries Society 1979 Taylor, R.J. (1984). Predation. New York: Chapman & Hall. Taylor Predation 1984 How-To-Do-It Using Stream Fish to Demonstrate Predator-Prey Relationships and Food Selection Paul M. Kotila Much current ecological research is zeroing in on predators and their prey...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 762118–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.8
Published: 01 February 2014
...S. Randolph May Students will analyze the coevolution of the predatorprey relationships between Tyrannosaurus rex and its prey species using analyses of animal speeds from fossilized trackways, prey-animal armaments, adaptive behaviors, bite marks on prey-animal fossils, predatorprey ratios, and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.58
Published: 01 January 2020
... ecological roles as efficient group-hunting predators taking large prey, both benefit[ing] from cooperative food sharing. … Humans adopting lupine social strategies could explain why wolves are easily assimilated into human social groups.” They present an extensive review of the present understanding and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819609 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.609
Published: 01 December 2019
... concept (like mitosis or predatorprey cycles) to convey through lecture. It is a social environment to create and nurture. It is expressed through patterns of behavior, habits, and teachers' beliefs and values. Foremost, it involves caring, empathy, and respect. We believe that most teachers exhibit...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
...-I Post-box strategy............................9.669-TT Postsecondary education............................6.403-RL, 6.417-I Potatoes............................9.645-I Predators and prey............................2.127-I, 4.269-I, 5.334-I Project-based learning (PBL...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818561–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.561
Published: 01 October 2019
... function. Briefly describe (size, appearance, habitat use, foraging strategy, etc.) two commonly encountered species of wolf spiders in your area that potentially interact in nature as predator and prey. What is the largest species of wolf spider in North America? Does this species occur in your...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814269–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.269
Published: 01 April 2019
... content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Carnivorous plants course-based undergraduate research experiences predator-prey relationships Next Generation Science Standards Figure 1. Experimental...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815334–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.334
Published: 01 May 2019
... ). Insectivory in Pinus radiata plantations with different degree of structural complexity . Forest Ecology and Management , 304 , 132 – 136 . Roslin, T. , Hardwick, B. , Novotny, V. , Petry, W.K. , Andrew, N.R. , Asmus, A. , et al. ( 2017 ). Higher predation risk for insect prey at low latitudes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815352–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.352
Published: 01 May 2019
... questions that have not been addressed previously and, therefore, make a real contribution to science. Learning and memory experiments can be applied to ecology. For example, how is spatial learning important in migration, foraging, or predatorprey relationships? Through comparison of multiple fish...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815340–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.340
Published: 01 May 2019
..., 2013 ). I used this lesson as the culmination of units on ecology and human impacts on the ecosystem. To be successful in designing a solution, students should have prior knowledge on the ecological principles of food webs, trophic cascades, predatorprey relationships, and eutrophication in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81140–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.40
Published: 01 January 2019
... warmer weather Phenology Timing mismatches (different species–species interactions, e.g., predatorprey relationships, herbivore–plant, pollinator–plant) Coral bleaching Due to change in symbiotic relationships (high temperatures remove algae) Ecosystem Examples: lifting cloud base, forest...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81288–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.88
Published: 01 February 2019
... mice are eaten by various predators, including owls, foxes, and coyotes, that rely predominantly on sight to detect their prey. Mice whose fur color does not match the substrate are at a considerable disadvantage when it comes to avoiding predators. Predators will eat either sandy-colored or black mice...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806438–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.438
Published: 01 August 2018
... exasperated by their evolutionary adaptations (i.e., predation strategy, time to reach reproductive maturity), reducing their ability to participate in organismal interactions (i.e., predatory-prey relationships) that maintain their survival. Positive outcomes of this activity were due in part to the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805331–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.331
Published: 01 May 2018
... are relevant to the current study. Five- to 11-year-olds tended to “talk about organisms in the singular, suggesting a relationship between one predator and prey organism as opposed to relationships between populations” ( Leach et al., 1996 , p. 136). Students also had difficulty interpreting food...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805365–369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.365
Published: 01 May 2018
... benefits of positive interactions are the survival and reproduction of the involved species. In contrast, negative interactions generally regulate the growth of species’ populations. For example, predation occurs when a carnivore feeds on prey; in herbivory, an animal feeds on plants. Meanwhile, in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803203–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.203
Published: 01 March 2018
... experimental design (same problem as reversing dependent and independent variables). E.g., Testing the hypothesis that a predator affects prey abundance by altering the abundance of prey and measuring the predator's response. This reversal of causation can often be revealed to a student by asking for graphs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
..., inheritance, and survival against predation. These patterns are then used to identify cause and effect relationships between a selection pressure and trait values. Students learn that there are many types of selection and that different selection pressures may result in similar or different outcomes. They...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797564–570 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.564
Published: 01 September 2017
... . 2017 animal behavior interspecies interactions predator-prey relationships territoriality antipredator postures aposematic signals “fight or flight” responses taxis kinesis field experiment field data collection abiotic stressors biotic stressors natural selection Figure 1...