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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 2. Science process skills rubric. Figure 2. Science process skills rubric.
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818554–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.554
Published: 01 October 2019
...Figure 2. Science process skills rubric. Figure 2. Science process skills rubric. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78149–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.49
Published: 01 January 2016
... discussed how specific interventions can be implemented to effectively hone graphing abilities. We evaluated (1) five key instructional features of an inquiry-oriented stream-ecology unit that consisted of data collection and graphing and (2) the unit's impact on non–science majors' analytical skills...
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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
... participation on students’ attitudes. Additionally, we surveyed a subsample of students on their learning enjoyment in 10-minute interviews. The findings suggest that students’ previous investigations with insects in science classes had been few. The results indicate an influence of gender, time period, and the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747485–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.10
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nonye M. Alozie; Nonye M. Alozie; Nonye M. Alozie; David J. Grueber; David J. Grueber; David J. Grueber; Mary O. Dereski; Mary O. Dereski; Mary O. Dereski How can science instruction engage students in 21st-century skills and inquiry-based learning, even when doing simple labs in the classroom? We...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 735270–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.5.5
Published: 01 May 2011
... multidisciplinary skills required by the current generation. This article focuses on a learner-oriented collaborative assignment devised for science students in a biology course sequence. The assignments in both courses were crafted using different approaches to team-based learning, and faculty interaction with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 727415–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.7.5
Published: 01 September 2010
... something is in print it is ““true”” and thus unassailable. Showing that published science is still open to analysis, criticism, and debate invites students to hone their analytical skills. As students ““think like scientists,”” they learn that scientific findings are open to evaluation from diverse...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... classroom to emphasize the importance of conducting research using the scientific method, to promote responsible community science, improve students' data literacy and critical thinking skills, and highlight the relevance of science communication. We demonstrate this program with a case study using water...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 679534–540 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451905
Published: 01 November 2005
... 1 S4 20 American Journal of Physiology 1998 Practic al Advice for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science Process Skills in the Biological Sciences R. RUSSELL WILKE WILLIAM J. STRAITS I nquiry learning is student-based exploration of an authentic problem using the processes and tools of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 676329–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451857
Published: 01 August 2005
... Thinking Skills MICHAEL L. RUTLEDGE A i n understanding of the nature of science as a method of inquiry is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. Broadly, the "nature of science" refers to the assumptions, characteristics, and methods of sci- entific inquiry. Delvin (1998) refers to this...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2000; 626445–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450944
Published: 01 June 2000
... Plantarum 1986 Zar, J. H. (1996). Biostatistical Analysis, 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Zar 3 Biostatistical Analysis 1996 - Using Tobacco Rhizogenesis To Introdu Students to Science Process Skills Robert A. Smith Erica Anderson Diane Wolenski If teachers would...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799711–719 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.711
Published: 01 November 2017
...-based science. Our goal is to increase science literacy in our community through developing the science understanding and teaching skills of pre-service teachers, recruit more STEM majors into teaching careers, and promote enthusiasm and curiosity in the science K-6 classroom. We describe Science in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1994; 56147–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449742
Published: 01 January 1994
... Wheatley, J. & Walden, M. (1990). The case of the hard-boiled detective. Science and Children, 28(1), 32-33. Wheatley 1 32 28 Science and Children 1990 I How-To-Do-It Using Goldenrod Galls To Teach Science Process Skills Terry L. Peard Recommendations for reforming the biology education...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1992; 548464–468 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449551
Published: 01 November 1992
.../1311540 41 Teaching Crtcal Thinking Skills in the Biology & Environmental Science Classrooms Daniel D. Chiras T RULY effective teaching today demands a blend of approaches to impart facts and concepts vital to a student's intellectual development. In to- day's world, however, education must provide...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1991; 534243–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449277
Published: 01 April 1991
... educational psychology 1969 Germann, P.J. (1987). Development and sum- mative evaluation of directed inquiry ap- proach to learning science process skills in biology. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maine. Germann, P.J. (1989). Directed-inquiry ap- proach to learning science process skills...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 525297–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449114
Published: 01 May 1990
... ecology 1984 How-To-Do-It Integrating Basic Computer Skills into Science Classes: Analysis of Ecological Data Linda A. Sigismondi Cynthia Calise Many undergraduate college cur- ricula require students to take a course in basic computer skills, often within the first few semesters following ma...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1979; 418471–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4446720
Published: 01 November 1979
... subjects: a book thinking process 1978 Improving Basic Skills in the Modified Science Classroom Arnold E. van Deuren FOR STUDENTS UNABLE to meet the reading and writing requirements of the regular science classroom, most schools offer a modified curriculum. As a young, eager, idealistic teacher...
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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
... science “in the field” and integrate scientific practices, such as the scientific method and inquiry, in an authentic research experience. Participants develop their scientific reasoning skills through creation of research questions and interpretation of results. They learn experimental technique, build...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819638–643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.638
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joel Carlin Conservation employers have long valued the in-depth, highly technical training provided by graduate and undergraduate environmental science curricula. However, employers also highly value communication and critical-thinking skills beyond research science, especially the ability to make...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814234–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.234
Published: 01 April 2019
...Andrew J. Prinster; Josephina L. Hoskins; Paul K. Strode Students learning the skills of science benefit from opportunities to move between the scientific problems and questions they confront and the mathematical tools available to answer the questions and solve the problems. Indeed, students learn...
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