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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (6): 402–405.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Boston Scientific Foundation for their generous funding of the Science Research Institute (SRI) program. We also thank the other staff members involved in the summer program when these projects were completed: Dr. Joanna Klein of Northwestern College (SRI program Co-Director) and Dr. Theodore Sadler of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2020
... , 8410 – 8415 . Hasni, A. , Bousadra, F. , Belletête, V. , Benabdallah, A. , Nicole, M. & Dumais, N. ( 2016 ). Trends in research on project-based science and technology teaching and learning at K–12 levels: a systematic review . Studies in Science Education , 52 , 199 – 231...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 507–512.
Published: 01 September 2019
... – namely biological, psychological, and social ( Miranda, 2013 ). It is, therefore, possible for students to write theoretically about the influence of music on people, but not possible to conduct research on this in the school laboratory because of ethical, among other, considerations. This project-based...
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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 (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... independent course-based research projects in their third and fourth years, and to address the perceived lack of well-developed, inquiry- and research-based curricula for plant biology and botany courses. The curriculum is implemented as a semester-long research project that incorporates many pedagogical...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Amaya Garcia Costas; Devon L. Ragen; John W. Peters A five-week research project was designed as part of a summer internship for high school students, and could also be used with educators or in introductory undergraduate research courses. This is a guided-inquiry-based project, framed within the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 241–247.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Phuong D. Nguyen; Marcelle A. Siegel Project-based learning and action research are powerful pedagogies in improving science education. We implemented a semester-long course using project-based action research to help students apply biotechnology knowledge learned in the classroom to the real world...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 250–255.
Published: 01 April 2019
... reasonable hypotheses by asking follow-up questions and reminding students of the time constraints and project supplies. The discussion was concluded by bringing the whole class together to share their hypotheses and research approaches. Together, students agreed upon select hypotheses and research methods...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 449–451.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Cassy Cozine Collecting meaningful data in an undergraduate human physiology lab course can be difficult for a variety of reasons. I describe a way of creating an inquiry-based, semester-long project that allows students practice in designing retrospective research questions using a large database...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 671–677.
Published: 01 October 2017
... value of interdisciplinary collaboration toward solving complex real-world problems. Students learn the front end of research, how to formulate a line of scientific inquiry and design an innovative research project—both important skills for them as tomorrow's leaders and entrepreneurs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 448–455.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Background and research paper – after discussion Create/complete a diagrammatic flowchart based on experimental outline for the semester HW based on research paper (no. 1) due Course Outline Flowcharts 3 Project part I – theory lecture Perform project part I Research sources of primary...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 200–206.
Published: 01 March 2017
... allows a large group of students to engage in the type of research project often only available to students working one-on-one with instructors or in research labs. This activity requires skeletons of multiple species of small mammals, but there are many ways to alter the project to suit available...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 41–47.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sumana Setty; Melissa S. Kosinski-Collins It has been noted that undergraduate project-based laboratories lead to increased interest in scientific research and student understanding of biological concepts. We created a novel, inquiry-based, multiweek genetics research project studying Ptpmeg, for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 323–331.
Published: 01 May 2015
... diversity, despite their importance as free-living species and as symbionts. We created “Bugs on Bugs” as an inquiry-based research project in which students investigate both arthropod and microbe diversity by collecting arthropods and culturing their symbionts. “Bugs on Bugs” was developed as a multiple...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 532–537.
Published: 01 September 2015
... projects described in examples 1 and 2. Students were asked to choose which types of information should ideally be included in a Methods write-up of field research from a different project on squirrel behavior. Type of Information Student Choices Pre-Project Student Choices Post-Project...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (5): 320–326.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Catherine E. Matthews; Lacey D. Huffling; Aerin Benavides We describe a field-based lizard project we did with high school students as a part of our summer Herpetological Research Experiences. We describe data collection on lizards captured, identified, and marked as a part of our mark–recapture...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 592–593.
Published: 01 September 2017
... distribution of the organisms and species, make this game a realistic proxy for wildlife. Data collection is easy, efficient, and familiar to many students (allowing you to leverage their existing interest and enthusiasm). PG-based projects can be varied, flexible, and scalable, and they include opportunities...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 184–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
... individually coded the data for accuracy of content and etymological connection. An interrater reliability analysis using the Kappa statistic was performed to determine consistency among raters. Two researchers in this project investigated the feedback from the participants by using a coding blueprint until...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 764–771.
Published: 01 November 2016
... behavior, students can use the approach to examine activity under a variety of circumstances, enabling them to conduct their own inquiry-based experiments in lab or as part of a larger independent research project. Celestron's Digital Microscope Software for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 January 2014
... unknown soil using inquiry-based techniques, another benefit of this lab assignment is that students gain skills and confidence for conducting a subsequent, independent research project later in the semester. The independent research project intimidates many students, but they regularly express that the...