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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (1): 16–19.
Published: 01 January 2010
... developing students' analytical abilities with respect to scientific experiment and current scientific reports. Figure 2. Some of the beautiful printer's devices that appear throughout the Saggi . Bottom right is the Medici crest, which is placed just before the book's dedication to Grand Duke...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (8): 551–555.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Alexandra D. Simmons; Maia Larios-Sanz; Shivas Amin; Rosemarie C. Rosell Anyone who has taught an introductory biology lab has sat at their desk in front of a towering stack of lengthy lab reports and wondered if there was a better way to teach scientific writing. We propose the use of a one-page...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to produce antimicrobial chemicals. They also designed and carried out their own experiments with these isolates. Laboratory reports, written assignments, and quizzes were used to assess the scientific learning of the subject covered by the research project. The students' attitudes about science and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 686–688.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reports of contentious scientific issues and analyze the underlying factors that influence public perception of science is necessary for the development of an informed citizenry. This article describes a three-part learning activity useful for engaging biology students in evaluating the accuracy of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 203–213.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., suggests this approach leads to improvement of students’ scientific abilities. The benefits are noticeable when students apply the scientific method to their own questions and also while interpreting science reported in biological literature. Figure 1. Question-Hypothesis-Test (QHT) framework for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 317–325.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Caitlin K. Kirby; Arietta Fleming-Davies; Peter J. T. White Creating and interpreting visual displays of data is an important component of quantitative and scientific literacy. We examined a figure-analysis activity called “Figure of the Day” (FotD) and its impact on undergraduate biology students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 618–624.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the LCRC active framework in which students (1) learned about the importance of water quality (Learn); (2) conducted field research and collected data from a nearby stream (Collect); (3) analyzed these data and documented their results in a scientific report (Report); and finally (4) communicated...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 638–643.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (Eds.), Illegal Logging and Related Timber Trade: Dimensions, Drivers, Impacts and Responses: A Global Scientific Rapid Response Assessment Report (pp. 37 – 59 ). Vienna, Austria : International Union of Forest Research Organizations . Kranz, P.L. , Steele, R.A. , Lund, N.L. & Cook...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 67–69.
Published: 01 January 2016
... assessed via low-stakes assignments based primarily on participation. This teaching method has proved effective, as verbally reported by past students who are currently enrolled in graduate programs. These students report feeling more prepared than their peers to discuss and learn from the scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 711–719.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-service teachers reported that their participation in SIA! deepened both their understanding of the scientific method and science content, as well as increased their confidence in being able to teach science. The number of science majors seriously considering a teaching career increased significantly...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 507–513.
Published: 01 September 2015
... referred frequently to data. The results were statistically significant. These findings negate claims by ID proponents that their articles report rigorous scientific research. Teachers will find this article helpful in defending evolution, distinguishing science from non-science, and discussing the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (5): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ). The grading rubric for this final assignment is shown in Table 2 . The lab-report format was modeled after a primary paper, and the expectation for concise, scientific writing was set and hopefully taken forward to the next inquiry experiment focused on slugs ( Peters & Blair, 2013 ) and our...
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The American Biology Teacher (1949) 11 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 January 1949
...Philip H. Powers 6 The American Biology Teacher [Jan. WHY THE REPORT ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCIENTIFIC TEACHING WAS NEEDED PHILIP H. PowERs, Advisor on Scientific Personnel, Atomic Energy Comnission. It is of course necessary for me to remark that I am speaking as an individual and not as a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 600–605.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Sarah L. Bennett This exercise utilizes nightcrawler decomposition to guide students through the methods of science, including forming hypotheses, conducting an experiment, statistically analyzing data, and writing a lab report in the style of a scientific journal article. Additionally, students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 339–340.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., student lab reports come to more closely model scientific thinking. © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 93–98.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Alexandria Schauer; Sehoya Cotner; Randy Moore Students regard evolutionary theory differently than science in general. Students’ reported confidence in their ability to understand science in general (e.g., posing scientific questions, interpreting tables and graphs, and understanding the content...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 364–365.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Carleton Gajdusek in 1957, during his investigations of kuru in New Guinea. Reports of kuru emerged in the early 1940s. It occurred among the Fore, a remote, uncivilized tribe in the New Guinea highlands. The disease was characterized by uncontrollable movements, sometimes outbursts of laughter and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 348–356.
Published: 01 May 2020
... scientific fluency. Designing thinking routines in a graphic organizer format prompted students to organize their thinking, capture their learning, and reflect on their experiences (e.g., Figures 5 and 6 ). Figure 7. Examples of graphic organizers used in the guided journaling worksheets...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 279–288.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the ends of the cut DNA (a requirement for HDR), but the donor DNA also contains a new gene that is smuggled into the repair site. In 2016, Chinese scientist Lu You reported the first use of CRISPR to treat an adult patient ( Cyranoski, 2016 ). The patient had a form of lung cancer and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... consistent with scientific standards. Communicate and Collaborate Table 5. Students analyze data by constructing simple linear regressions of site-level means of each leaf characteristic against mean annual temperature. Students report relevant statistics resulting from these regression...