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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 417–422.
Published: 01 August 2019
... promotes students' deep learning about phenomena via engagement in authentic scientific practices. Some university instructors have begun to facilitate MBI in their courses, notably those aimed at aspiring K–12 science educators who, per the Next Generation Science Standards, are encouraged to implement...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 582–590.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Kadir Demir This transformed DNA-extraction lab activity offers a framework that strategically draws upon the essential elements of both scientific and effective teaching practices to establish an alternative approach to the teaching and learning of science. The pedagogical methods utilized...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (4): 231–237.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ying-Chih Chen; Joshua Steenhoek Argumentation is now seen as a core practice for helping students engage with the construction and critique of scientific ideas and for making students scientifically literate. This article demonstrates a negotiation model to show how argumentation can be a vehicle...
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The detailed description of the <b>scientific</b> <b>practice</b> “Developing and Using M...
Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 3. The detailed description of the scientific practice “Developing and Using Models” ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ). Underlined phrases highlight the aspects of models focused on in this article's discussion of the game in three-dimensional learning. Figure 3. The detailed description of the More
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 128–133.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jana Bouwma-Gearhart; Andrew Bouwma The Next Generation Science Standards ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ) recommend that science courses engage communities of students in scientific practices that include building accurate conceptual models of phenomena central to the understanding of scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 334–339.
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 (2020) 82 (7): 494–497.
Published: 01 September 2020
... not lead to deeper understanding. This is why it is important to incorporate the scientific practices of the Next Generation Science Standards into activities in the classroom, particularly designing an investigation and analyzing data. A new twist on a classic high school biology lab demonstrates how...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Amanda Peel; Patricia Friedrichsen One of the eight Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) scientific practices is using mathematics and computational thinking (CT). CT is not merely a data analysis tool, but also a problem-solving tool. By utilizing computing concepts, people can sequentially...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 650–658.
Published: 01 November 2018
... drawing experience that shadows the life of the naturalist and author Vladimir Nabokov. The interdisciplinary story and science of Nabokov offer a glimpse into applied arts as an exploratory scientific practice that encourages creativity and evolutionary thinking. Figure 3. Figure 3. Figure...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 226–232.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Mary Carla Curran; Amber Siler; Michele B. Sherman The process of exploration and the methods that scientists use to conduct research are fundamental to science education. In this activity, authentic scientific practices are used to develop hypotheses to explain the natural world. Students observe...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 748–754.
Published: 01 November 2016
... call for three-dimensional science learning, which integrates disciplinary core ideas, scientific practices, and crosscutting concepts. The Bio Bay Game is a way to teach students about the biomagnification of toxicants across trophic levels while engaging them in three-dimensional learning. In the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 739–745.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Matthew R. Fisher Efforts to reform science education focus on implementing constructivist pedagogy to engage students in scientific practices, promote critical thinking, and provide students with relevant research experiences. In this spirit, this article presents authentic, inquiry-based...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 221–226.
Published: 01 March 2018
... meaning making about scientific practices and science content. This paper deconstructs the implementation of a crime scene investigation titled the “Jewel Heist,” created by the New York Hall of Science and implemented in twelfth-grade anatomy and physiology classes in a diverse urban high school in the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 241–244.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and common ancestry; crosscutting concepts regarding identification and interpretation of patterns; and scientific practices of constructing explanations and engaging in arguments from evidence that can guide individualized implementation and assessment of the activity by different instructors...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 492–500.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the process of science and helps them gain mastery of relevant scientific practices, but also simplifies and streamlines the instructor's process of designing and implementing an authentic research experience in a biology lab course. We used this pedagogical framework to design an authentic research...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 370–375.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Wendy R. Johnson The National Research Council's Framework for K–12 Science Education and the resulting Next Generation Science Standards call for engaging students in the practices of science to develop scientific literacy. While these documents make the connections between scientific knowledge...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 150–155.
Published: 01 March 2020
... endeavors is to provide students with specific scaffolds the instructors design to structure students' performance on a task or engagement in a behavior. With the focus on both scientific concepts and practices, instructors may also need support to be able to develop scaffolds that align with suggested best...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 669–674.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Heesoo Ha; Heui-Baik Kim As an attempt to contribute to implementing scientific argumentation in classrooms, this study aimed to design an argumentation activity in which students were supported in engaging in the epistemic practices of scientific community. We reinterpreted prediction-observation...
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<b>Practical</b> Works and <b>Scientific</b> Inquiry (Biology).
Published: 01 October 2016
Practical Works and Scientific Inquiry (Biology) Practical Works and Scientific Inquiry (Biology). More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
... guided-inquiry lab that gives students practice applying the scientific method to control fruit fly outbreaks and reinforces concepts related to behavioral and sensory biology. This activity was designed and tested at a four-year university but can be modified for high school courses. Students are...
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