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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... background knowledge by reading a recent paper describing a global evaluation of leaf morphology–climate relationships ( Yang et al., 2015 ). Because many of the students engaging in this curriculum are relative novices at reading scientific articles, they may lack strategies for effective and critical...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 644–650.
Published: 01 October 2016
... creativity and innovation. We propose a curriculum strategy and lesson plan that employs a “reading across the curriculum” approach to enhance literacy skills in biology students while simultaneously encouraging scientific discourse and creativity. “Sophie explains her feelings about Congo...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 49–56.
Published: 01 January 2016
... data. Numerous studies have investigated the enactment of various activities to improve graphing in the college science classroom, but most of this work has focused on graphing difficulties and the implications of general instructional strategies as part of a semester-long curriculum. Few studies have...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 416–420.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... ( 2012 ). A place for art and design education in the STEM conversation . Art Education , 65 ( 2 ), 40 – 47 . Bunker , A. & Schnieder , J. ( 2015 ). Writing across the curriculum in a human physiology class to build upon and expand content knowledge . Athens Journal of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 389–393.
Published: 01 August 2020
... behaviors and thoughtfully discuss potentially controversial gray areas. 5. Engage in scientific discussions of the drug development pipeline across different fields. 6. Utilize verbal and written skills to effectively convey scientific ideas to a target audience. Table 2. Soft skills used...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 372–380.
Published: 01 August 2020
... shows the inheritance of the IGF-2 gene on chromosome 11 across the three generations. The IGF-2 gene is maternally imprinted; therefore, the maternal allele is always silenced. In this example, generation II males and females receive a paternal active allele and a maternal imprinted allele. However...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This learning module is designed to engage students in the process of science, provide them with active learning experiences using online bioinformatics tools, and foster their appreciation for the evolutionary connections across the tree of life. * Erin L. McCullough and Lauren Verdeflor are...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 93–101.
Published: 01 February 2020
... at an evangelical Christian university. This included the presence of an instructor as a religious scientist role model who accepts evolution, and the use of the book The Language of God . We explored how this curriculum affected students' conceptions of religion and evolution using pre- and post...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 February 2020
... creationism in the science curriculum. Further, 29% of the teachers thought it was still a crime to teach evolution in some parts of the United States. There has been little research on teachers' understanding of legal aspects of evolution since Moore's publication. As part of a multifaceted study, Vaughn...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 18–27.
Published: 01 January 2020
... survey results improved my team's performance” (questions 7 and 8 in Appendix 3). Responses were pooled across semesters (no significant difference between 2015 and 2016; χ 2 = 5.28 and 4.69, P = 0.26 and 0.32, for teamwork skills and assessment, respectively). Figure 3. Posttest student responses...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2019
... . Science News , 166 ( 9 ), 134 . Townsend, M.A. ( 2001 ). Writing intensive courses and WAC . In S. McCleod , E. Miraglia , M. Soven & C. Thaiss (Eds.), WAC for the New Millenium: Strategies for Continuing Writing Across the Curriculum Programs (pp. 233 – 258 ). Urbana, IL : Nation...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 417–422.
Published: 01 August 2019
... students able to conclude (as did Gillman and colleagues in 2009 ) that they need more data (across additional organisms) to build more viable models – specifically data concerning other tropical and temperate taxa. They are given three additional papers to read and summarize in groups of three (each...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 423–429.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Students with a particular interest in this field can progress to more complex tasks that would form a month- or term-long project in drug design. This material can be used in a variety of ways across the curriculum. The following are examples of concepts that can be taught: building blocks of protein...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 442–448.
Published: 01 August 2019
... curriculum (iUSC) for medical students: 9-year experience . Critical Ultrasound Journal , 7 , 18 . Krajcik, J.S. & Czerniak, C.M. ( 2018 ). Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School: A Project-Based Approach , 5th ed. New York, NY : Routledge . Larmer, J. , Mergendoller, J...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 387–394.
Published: 01 August 2019
... despair of a CFS/ME patient, putting a human face on the problem. Our college has an Arts Across the Curriculum program that has been successful for many years. Connections between the arts and sciences are important to attract students' attention to problems they might not experience themselves. As some...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 340–350.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Courtney Goode Given that science and engineering practices are a large focus in the Next Generation Science Standards, biology teachers need to find ways to incorporate the engineering design process into their curriculum. To address this need, I present a lesson that allows for student...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 110–114.
Published: 01 February 2019
... – 134 . Hovland, J. , Carraway-Stage, V. , Cela, A. , Collins, C. , Diaz, S. , Collins, A. & Duffrin, M. ( 2013 ). Food-based science curriculum increases 4th graders multidisciplinary science knowledge . Journal of Food Science , 12 , 81 – 86 . Kalinowski, S. , Leonard, M...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 71–76.
Published: 01 February 2019
... regarding evolution that are in line with or lower than those of fellow teachers. This suggests that in spite of the nationalized AP curriculum, there are still gaps in fundamental knowledge, understandings, and approach that need to be addressed. © 2019 National Association of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 February 2019
...-centered teaching mitosis meiosis cell division student performance Meiosis Concept Inventory modeling curriculum design References Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. ( 1993 ). Classroom Assessment Techniques , 2nd ed . San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass . Beichner, R.J. , Saul, J.M...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 47–51.
Published: 01 January 2019
... David et al., 2014 ]. Rosen, M. (2015). Diagram captures microbes’ influence across animal kingdom. Science News, 108 (10), 32 [based on Wardeh et al., 2015 ]. “Poop transplants!” A three-minute video/animation from MinuteEarth series available through YouTube. Learn.Genetics, “The human...