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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
...Erin L. McCullough; Lauren Verdeflor; Alaina Weinsztok; Jason R. Wiles; Steve Dorus Evolution explains both the unity and the diversity of all organisms, and developing students' ability to represent and communicate evolutionary relationships is an important component of a complete biology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783233–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.233
Published: 01 March 2016
... literature jigsaw. In general, student projects investigated various aspects of the evolution and biology of sex, including how sex ratios, sexual orientation, sexual selection, and environmental factors influence mating, reproductive success, and life span. Some groups chose to alter a normal aspect of bean...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 752102–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.6
Published: 01 February 2013
...William D. Stansfield Before beginning a series of presentations on evolution, it would be prudent to survey the general level of students’ understanding of prerequisite basic concepts of reproduction, heredity, ontology, and phenotypic diversity so that teachers can avoid devoting time to well...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
... via sexual reproduction, thus allowing for genetic modification at the population level. Consider Figure 9A , which shows how a gene is propagated in a population via normal inheritance – that is, with no gene drives involved. If one of the original parents is heterozygous for a gene of interest...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.186
Published: 01 March 2020
...Jeffrey D. Sack; Roberta Batorsky Lizard Evolution Virtual Lab ( Howard Hughes Medical Institute , 2019 ; https://www.biointeractive.org/classroom-resources/lizard-evolution-virtual-lab ) © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822123–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.123
Published: 01 February 2020
...Daniel Z. Grunspan; Randolph M. Nesse; Sara E. Brownell Teaching evolution using medical examples can be a particularly effective strategy for motivating students to learn evolutionary principles, especially students interested in pursuing medical and allied health careers. Research in the area of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
..., regardless of how life originated. Humans came from monkeys. We share a common ancestor with other primates (i.e., monkeys and apes). Evolution and natural selection are goal-oriented. Natural selection is the result of variation, reproductive success (or failure), and heredity. It has no goal and is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822114–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.114
Published: 01 February 2020
.... & Okamoto, S. ( 2006 ). Public acceptance of evolution . Science , 313 , 765 – 766 . Misevic, D. , Ofria, C. & Lenski, R.E. ( 2006 ). Sexual reproduction reshapes the genetic architecture of digital organisms . Proceedings of the Royal Society B , 273 , 457 – 464 . Nehm, R.H...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82130–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.30
Published: 01 January 2020
.... , Divljan, A. , Palmer, C. , Tabor, G. , et al. ( 2008 ). Reproduction and nutritional stress are risk factors for Hendra virus infection in little red flying foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) . Proceedings of the Royal Society B , 275 , 861 – 869 . Thompson, R.A. ( 2013 ). Parasite zoonoses and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819626–635 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.626
Published: 01 December 2019
... life cycle, such as pollination and reproduction to support their explanations about inheritance. We discuss implications of this work for design and enactment of model-based curricula in elementary grades that can support students' learning about heredity. © 2019 National Association of Biology...
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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
...............................6.403-RL Critical thinking............................6.387-F Cultural anthropology............................2.69-E Cultural evolution............................7.474-F Cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT)............................6.395-RL Culturally relevant science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.533
Published: 01 October 2019
... deeply. When students discuss why aging exists at all, they quickly realize that natural selection shapes bodies not for health or longevity, but for reproductive success. Once they realize that cephalopods do not have a blind spot, they recognize the limits imposed by natural selection's inability...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816453–454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.453
Published: 01 August 2019
...Robert A. Cooper The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World . By Steve Brusatte . 2018 . Macmillan . (ISBN: 9781509830077 ). 404 pp., illus. Paperback, $18.92 . References Dennett, D.C. ( 1995 ). Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816417–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.417
Published: 01 August 2019
... temperate climates. More organisms survive to and through reproductive age. More reproduction begets more organisms of the same species, some with additional random genetic advantages, potentially conferring additional advantages to their own offspring and begetting more diversity. More surviving...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.454
Published: 01 August 2019
... where the stings hurt the worst. There is much to learn from this book other than insect stinging. There are fascinating accounts of the anatomy, physiology, life history, social and reproductive behavior, venom analysis, and impacts on humans of a variety of these six-legged pain producers. The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816442–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.442
Published: 01 August 2019
... instruction: a review of the literature on effectiveness in prekindergarten through 12th grade classrooms . InSight: Rivier Academic Journal , 7 ( 2 ), 1 – 13 . Hoppmann, R. , Rao, V. , Bell, F. , Poston, M. , Howe, D. , Riffle, S. , et al. ( 2015 ). The evolution of an integrated ultrasound...
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Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 3. Ancestral state reconstructions of reproductive traits for the 67 SCU campus trees. Reproductive mode (cones versus flowers) is homologous (A) , whereas the evolution of fruit types (dry versus fleshy) is homoplasious because of convergence and reversals (B) . When the trait is not
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815366–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.366
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Figure 4. Attitude survey of students about the clam activity in ( A ) a first-year introductory biology course, ( B ) a second-year ecology course, and ( C ) an upper-level evolution course. Produced using R package likert in RCran ( Bryer & Speerschneider, 2016 ). Figure 4. Attitude survey of...
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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
... hypothesis . Journal of Field Ornithology , 85 , 310 – 320 . Ostfeld, R.S. & Keesing, F. ( 2000 ). Pulsed resources and community dynamics of consumers in terrestrial ecosystems . Trends in Ecology & Evolution , 15 , 232 – 237 . Poch, T.J. & Simonetti, J.A. ( 2013...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
...María José Apodaca; Joseph D. McInerney; Osvaldo E. Sala; Liliana Katinas; Jorge V. Crisci Is it possible to teach biology without mentioning evolution? The answer is yes, but it is not possible for students to understand biology without the evolutionary context on which the meaning and...