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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 331–338.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to interpret food chains and food webs is fundamental in the communication and understanding of relationships between organisms in the domain of biology. I examine the ways elementary-level students read a simple food web diagram and the effect this has on their understanding of the encapsulated...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 753–762.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Matthew D. Stilwell; Julia F. Nepper; Elizabeth D. Clawson; Val Blair; Travis Tangen; Douglas B. Weibel Symbiosis is a fascinating and diverse phenomenon. The study of symbiosis is important to understanding ecology, as it helps us understand relationships between organisms and provides insight...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 661–667.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the hands-on lab activities featuring text, diagrams, and models. Assessment of these activities demonstrates that students can effectively learn the relationships between different organ systems by using a series of lab activities that emphasize creativity and fun. Figure 6. Student's poster...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 608–612.
Published: 01 September 2016
... trees in a user-friendly setup. There are several options to choose from when building trees from molecular data in MEGA, but the most commonly used are neighbor joining and maximum likelihood, both of which give good estimates on the relationship between different molecular sequences. In this article...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Structure and function Stability and change Group organisms based on their shared characteristics. Construct phylogenetic trees to model evolutionary relationships. Explain the relationship between DNA and protein production. Compare if/how the phylogenetic tree changes with the addition...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 344–347.
Published: 01 May 2020
... been a part of basic paper composition for many years. The process of creating outlines helps students organize and see relationships between pieces of content, which can get lost in the jumble of facts and information. A side benefit of this activity is that students are introduced to document...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
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) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
... educators, researchers, and learners can gather evidence of interactions between trees and their natural enemies by observing damaged tree parts. Leaves are attacked in many ways, and observations of damaged leaves can be used to determine what organism damaged them ( Labandiera et al., 2007 ). Evidence of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 227–233.
Published: 01 April 2020
... engage students in discussion of the activity and results include the following: Where were the animals located in the tank? (in the case of the lizard, in relation to the heat source) What is the relationship between ambient temperature and the temperature you recorded for the surface temperature...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 142–148.
Published: 01 March 2020
... processes of decomposition, the linkages between these ecosystems can be emphasized instead of being considered separately as they are in many ecology classes. Meaningful research experiences are important learning tools because engaged and motivated students develop greater confidence and independence...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 114–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
... about evolution present a problem to instructors who wish to accurately teach the concepts of evolution to undergraduate students. Some studies have observed a positive relationship between evolutionary understanding and acceptance ( Rice et al., 2011 ; Akyol et al., 2012 ), while others have not...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 93–101.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of science , specifically that science does not test for the existence of God and is not atheistic. Collins also describes a spectrum of viewpoints on the relationship between religion and evolution, from conflict to compatibility. Together, these components show evangelicals that there is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 January 2020
... permanently by setting multiple infection sources, providing a better simulation of real-world scenarios. Test use of the website by 120 students demonstrated that it has no significant bugs. Figure 1. Overall structure of the website. The flowchart demonstrates the relationship between three main pages...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 49–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
... ➢ antiparallelness of DNA strands ➢ semi-conservativeness of DNA replication ➢ synthesis in 5′ to 3′ direction ➢ distinguishing between NTPs and dNTPs for distinct processes “Challenging” replication mode – showing the random origin of mutations and providing the possibility of discussing mutations...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 January 2020
... ). Articulating the relationships between theory and practice in science teaching: a model for teacher professional development . Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice , 9 , 107 – 132 . Windschitl, M. & Calabrese Barton, A. ( 2016 ). Rigor and equity by design: locating a set of core teaching...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 53–57.
Published: 01 January 2020
... between teaching assistants and student outcomes in undergraduate science laboratory classes . Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 54 , 463 – 492 . Williams, D.E. & Roach, K.D. ( 1992 ). Graduate teaching assistant perceptions of training programs . Communication Research Reports...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Andrew W. Bartlow; Tanya Vickers Zoonotic diseases pass between humans and other animals and are a major global health challenge. Lyme disease, SARS, swine flu, and Ebola are all examples of diseases spilling over to humans from other animals. Students may hear about these outbreaks in the news but...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
... ( Figure 6 and 8 ). In the results section ( Figure 9 ), they interpreted what their graphs meant. In the results slide ( Figure 9 ), they described the purpose of their study and explained the relationship between dependent and independent variables in their graph, again addressing the standard to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 626–635.
Published: 01 December 2019
... compared and contrasted similarities and differences between a plant of teosinte (an ancient relative of corn) and modern corn and justify the selection of a particular type of organism on the basis of particular traits. We also conducted semi-structured ( Patton, 2002 ) student interviews ( n year1...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 638–643.
Published: 01 December 2019
... education is a long-standing and current concern, as evidenced by recent publications that address perceived gaps between employers seeking new natural resource biologists and those who educate them. Typically, graduate schools supply students with both specialized information and rigorous training in...