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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 738469–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.8.8
Published: 01 October 2011
... . Streb C. Richter P. Ntefidou M. Häder D.-P. . ( 2002 ). ECOTOX — biomonitoring based on real time movement analysis of unicellular organisms . Journal of Gravitational Physiology , 9 , 345 — 346 . Walne P.L. , & Kivic P.A. . ( 1990 ). Phylum Euglenida . In Margulis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813187–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.187
Published: 01 March 2019
... analysis at all. We have designed an inquiry-based activity that provides insight into enzyme function and that is budget friendly, safe, and produces quantitative results. The materials required are household products, so this activity can be adapted even for online classes. Furthermore, we suggest...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
... mean annual temperatures, and investigate the relationship between various leaf characteristics and temperature. Curricular materials are provided to teach skills in scientific paper reading, field data collection, data processing including microscopy and image analysis, quantitative data analysis in R...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824241–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.241
Published: 01 April 2020
... practices to differentiate them. In addition, I provide a list of questions that can be answered by collecting fallen leaves and observations of damage. My students gained valuable quantitative literacy skills by entering data into an online worksheet and performing various calculations and data analysis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815317–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.317
Published: 01 May 2019
...Caitlin K. Kirby; Arietta Fleming-Davies; Peter J. T. White Creating and interpreting visual displays of data is an important component of quantitative and scientific literacy. We examined a figure-analysis activity called “Figure of the Day” (FotD) and its impact on undergraduate biology students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 754269–273 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.4.8
Published: 01 April 2013
... (location and seed selection) between selected species of wild birds, evaluating their findings quantitatively through descriptive statistics, graphing, and data analysis, and ecologically through comparisons of species biology and natural history. Table 1. Selection of common graphs and statistical...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794301–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.301
Published: 01 April 2017
... introduction and implementation in the high school biology classroom. We present a reliable yet inexpensive way of effectively simulating this assay, allowing student exposure to several advanced topics, including immunodetection, clinical diagnostics, and qualitative and quantitative colorimetric analysis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795407–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.407
Published: 01 May 2017
...Rachael M. Lander; Patrick J. Calie We outline a set of experiments that engage students in testing the effects of readily available household chemicals on maize seed germination and shoot growth, with three alcohols as examples. Proposing possible experimental outcomes, exposure to quantitative...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 738454–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.8.6
Published: 01 October 2011
... development and quantitative data analysis are important parts of biology. This study indicates that small changes to laboratory curricula can effect important changes in student learning and attitudes. Table 1. Summary of curriculum modifications. Of the 11 labs taught in the lab course, six labs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777517–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.6
Published: 01 September 2015
...Rebecca Sammet; Daniel Dreesmann Acorn ants (genus Temnothorax ) are a powerful model organism for illustrating the variety of interactions in an ecosystem. We developed five teaching units with acorn ants as the exemplary insect. The aim of this study was to provide a quantitative and qualitative...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766379–383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.5
Published: 01 August 2014
... undertook a quantitative content analysis of commonly used high school textbooks to assess how frequently the genetic basis of common multifactorial diseases was discussed compared with the “classic” chromosomal–single gene disorders historically used to teach the concepts of genetics and heredity. We also...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766408–414 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.9
Published: 01 August 2014
...Joshua S. White; April C. Maskiewicz Using a design-based research approach, we developed a data-rich problem (DRP) set to improve student understanding of cellular respiration at the ecosystem level. The problem tasks engage students in data analysis to develop biological explanations. Several of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823158–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.158
Published: 01 March 2020
... groups or individually in 2016. In each year, high-quality articles were submitted for peer review by academic journals. To compare the learning outcomes in the two years, quantitative and qualitative analyses were performed. In the qualitative analysis, indexes including the journal's impact factor...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823162–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.162
Published: 01 March 2020
... knowledge of microbiology on a scale of 1–10, 10 being highest. Our surveys provided both qualitative and quantitative data that we compared between respondents who had not visited Tiny Enormous (“before” group) and those who had (“after” group). Although we initially attempted a design in which...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
... analysis and synthesis. Participating faculty (collaborators) at individual schools incorporate the projects into the curriculum, either as course-embedded activities or as independent study/senior research projects. These project collaborators contribute data to the project, participate in data analysis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 745318–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.5.6
Published: 01 May 2012
...Adrienne Alaie; Virginia Teller; Wei-gang Qiu Since biomedical science has become increasingly data-intensive, acquisition of computational and quantitative skills by science students has become more important. For non-science students, an introduction to biomedical databases and their applications...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.43
Published: 01 January 2020
... “analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for phenomena” ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 , appendix F). Figure 8. A student-generated graph for data analysis, with error bars, from an independent research project. Figure 8. A student-generated graph for data analysis, with error bars, from an...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819649–657 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.649
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jennifer Rahn; Dana Willner; James Deverick; Peter Kemper; Margaret Saha The biological sciences are becoming increasingly reliant on computer science and associated technologies to quickly and efficiently analyze and interpret complex data sets. Introducing students to data analysis techniques is...
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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
... Data analysis............................2.88-F, 8.535-F, 9.650-I Data collection............................4.250-I Data interpretation............................2.88-F, 8.535-F Database research............................6.449-TT Design............................9.610-F Diagnosis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819644–648 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.644
Published: 01 December 2019
..., this lab was designed so that it can be adapted to different academic levels, ranging from high school to college, based on the collection, quantitation, and analysis of data and the synthesis of conclusions. The lab is also modular so that the teacher can select some or all of the experiments, based...