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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823158–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.158
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The scientific publishing process, when used as a platform and goal for such independent research assignments, can be motivating and exciting for students. Writing a scientific report and turning it into a manuscript suitable for publishing has always been a challenging yet effective way to assess...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 658591–594 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451568
Published: 01 October 2003
...Bruce A. Schulte Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers References Day, R.A. (1998). How To Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press. Day How To Write and Publish a Scientific Paper 1998 Holyoak, A.R. (1998). A plan for writing throughout (not...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768551–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.9
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. 1999; 613223–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450655
Published: 01 March 1999
..., Instructors, and Writing Program Directors. West Port, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. Sheridan Writing-Across-the-Curriculum and the Academic Library: A Guide for Librarians, Instructors, and Writing Program Directors 1995 Stewart, B.Y. (1989). Merging scientific writing with the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 733149–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.3.6
Published: 01 March 2011
... write well 2.77 ± 1.48 1.90 ± 1.14 p = 0.01 p = 0.004 © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2011 Scientific writing laboratory reports integrated pedagogy student motivation instructor feedback • Before...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1991; 534220–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449273
Published: 01 April 1991
..., B.Y. (1989). Merging scientific writing with the investigative laboratory. Journal of College Science Teaching, 19(2), 94-95. Stewart 2 94 19 Journal of College Science Teaching 1989 Weinberg, G.H., Schumaker, J.A. & Oltman, D. (1981). Statistics: An intuitive approach (4th ed...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
..., biological inference, and scientific writing. This comprehensive, ready-to-implement curriculum is suitable for plant biology, botany, and plant ecology courses and is particularly valuable for students with no prior research experience. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.5
Published: 01 March 2013
... developed and tested with various student groups over several years. With effective instructor guidance (through prompts and in-class discussion), students demonstrated greater scientific literacy after participating in writing activities about engaging socio-scientific issues. We believe that WTL...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775357–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.6
Published: 01 May 2015
...Lisa N. McKernan The challenge of teaching in the sciences is not only conveying knowledge in the discipline, but also developing essential critical thinking, data analysis, and scientific writing skills. I outline an exercise that can be done easily as part of a microbiology laboratory course. It...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729578–579 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.11
Published: 01 November 2010
... University, we ask our students to write true scientific purposes for each laboratory in place of learning objectives. With discussion, feedback, and practice, we find that this simple exercise increases our students' understanding of the material and their ability to write abstracts and solidifies the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747452–457 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.5
Published: 01 September 2012
... scientists. We found that this project increased student knowledge of the scientific process, scientific writing, what scientists do, and the importance of the environment. Figure 4. A student group conducts the experiment. One student is the time keeper and observer, another student is the recorder...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 737396–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.7.5
Published: 01 September 2011
... testing, experimental design, and scientific writing. Students collect data, analyze and interpret results, and write a formal report; this experiment is one of several we use as models to prepare students for designing and performing their own follow-up studies. Table 2. Sample data sheet...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806423–428 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.423
Published: 01 August 2018
...Susan J. Rehorek; Nicole J. Dafoe Scientific literacy is a complex topic that is often cited, but rarely fully defined. Teaching scientific literacy often focuses solely on scientific reading and writing. However, to be scientifically literate, one must also be able to distinguish between credible...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1977; 39127–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445775
Published: 01 January 1977
... Writing the Scientific Paper in the Investigative Lab Alan A. Gubanich FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS we have been using the investigative laboratory approach here at the University of Nevada in both our majors and non-majors introduc- tory biology courses. In the investigative laboratory the students conduct...
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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
... professional collaborations, in which revising goals, comparing procedures, and sharing scientific literature are essential parts of effective management. A concise plan of work with a budget is graded, followed by a first draft of their paper written for their peers to review (using a checklist provided by...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75114–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.5
Published: 01 January 2013
... disprove Schleiden’s and Schwann’s generalizations that both plants and animals are composed of identical units called “cells.” Upon successful completion of your experiments, communicate your findings by writing a scientific paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Include in your...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764231–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.3
Published: 01 April 2014
... and construct scientific knowledge through conversation. Representation Teacher focuses only on a single mode (talk or writing) to engage students in discussion. Students discuss their ideas without using writing as another negotiated tool. Teacher attempts to use both talk and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778600–605 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.6
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. 2014; 769627–631 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.10
Published: 01 November 2014
...Leona Gerido; Mary Carla Curran Technology use in science classes can enhance lessons and reinforce scientific content. The creation of multimedia projects is a great way to engage students in lessons about estuarine ecosystems. In this activity, students can learn about estuarine organisms and use...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766386–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.6
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Students write a scientific explanation, providing evidence and reasoning, to support their claim of antibiotic resistance or susceptibility. The entire lesson can be found online at http://www.stronglab.org/taylor . Figure 2. The results displayed from the ClustalW sequence alignment. The SNP is...