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Visual inspection and isolation of  Streptomyces  soil isolates. ( A ) Bact...
Published: 01 December 2019
), and 1.5% agar-water. ( B ) Quadrant streak of a selected Streptomyces isolate on ISP-4. Figure 1. Visual inspection and isolation of Streptomyces soil isolates. (A) Bacterial diversity from a single soil sample on various media recommended for the isolation of Streptomyces: CMA (corn meal agar More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of this article. The needed materials can be summarized as follows: Wild-type, flightless (vestigial) D. melanogaster strains available from Carolina Biological Supply (cat. nos. 172100 and 172460, https://www.carolina.com/ ). Fly media and culturing supplies: instant fly media, vials, plugs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 429–433.
Published: 01 August 2020
... deadly new virus emerged and suddenly seemed to threaten the world with a pandemic. Like the plague of times gone by. What exactly were the risks? How possibly severe? What were the appropriate precautions? What were potential solutions? Reports in the media varied. Sometimes they even conflicted. With...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 81–87.
Published: 01 February 2014
... simple multicellularity using single-celled yeast ( Saccharomyces cerevisiae ). By simply selecting for faster settling through liquid media, yeast evolve to form snowflake-shaped multicelled clusters that continue to evolve as multicellular individuals. We present core experimental and curriculum tools...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 344–347.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of a biological concept or process using various media formats of their choosing. We used this activity to challenge students' creativity and holistic knowledge, asking them to represent content in a medium other than writing. For example, addressing the endocrine system with this activity went...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 270–271.
Published: 01 April 2020
... completely accurate. Erroneous biological information is accepted by numerous people who haven't really verified that it is true. Biological nonsense is often shared as fact in some print media as well as on websites and in social media. Many ideas regarding how science works are romanticized or simplified...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 210–215.
Published: 01 April 2020
... engaged learning of middle school children with special learning needs . British Journal of Educational Technology , 44 , 225 – 242 . Koster , R. ( 2013 ). Theory of Fun for Game Design . Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media . Liu , E.Z.F. & Chen , P.K. ( 2013 ). The effect...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... also wish to thank Dr. Monica Trujillo (Associate Professor, QCC) for providing the soil samples as well as guidance and support, Ms. Laura Rachiele (College Laboratory Technician, QCC) for her generous assistance with preparing media and other materials, and Adolfo Coyotl (QCC student) for assistance...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
... presence of each is associated with physical damage. Advanced: Is there any evidence of a coevolutionary relationship between particular plant clades and types of microbial damage observed? How to answer: Culture microbial swabs in lab on nutrient media, identify microbial colonies, and statistically...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Engineering Approach to Plant Form and Function . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press . Norris , S. , Philips , L.M. & Korpan , C. ( 2003 ). University students' interpretation of media reports of science and its relationship to background knowledge, interest, and reading...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 139–140.
Published: 01 March 2020
... blurbs designed to transform a great photograph into a teachable moment. Amanda Glaze-Crampes, our Book Reviews editor, has greatly increased the number of interesting reviews. Remy Dou, Classroom Materials and Media Reviews editor, has consistently found interesting products to feature in that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... media, including paint, sculpture, video, and preserved plates, to display the diversity and ubiquity of microbes, and a series of infographics to illustrate key concepts and correct misconceptions. We surveyed visitors at the opening and closing receptions to examine their knowledge about, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 142–148.
Published: 01 March 2020
... particularly important when there is only a single ecologist at a college or university. Similarly, student researchers collaborate by participating in data collection and peer-to-peer training both within and among sites. Technology like video conferencing, wikis, and social media make it easy to engage...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 150–155.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., NY : Springer Science+Business Media . Lake, E. & Chambers, D.W. ( 2009 ). Effects of posting examinations and answer keys on students' study methods and test performance . Journal of Dental Education , 73 , 601 – 613 . Marbach-Ad, G. & Stavy, R. ( 2000 ). Students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 123–126.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Performance: The ARCS Model Approach . New York, NY : Springer Science & Business Media . Nelson, C.E. , Scharmann, L.C. , Beard, J. & Flammer, L.I. ( 2019 ). The nature of science as a foundation for fostering a better understanding of evolution . Evolution: Education and Outreach , 12...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... The present study explores K–12 teachers' current views on teaching evolution and their knowledge of legal cases. Since Moore's (2004) study, there have been additional challenges to the teaching of evolution and, hence, additional media coverage of the topic. Thus, teachers may be more aware of the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 72–79.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... , Gllding, S.D. , Esterle, J.S. & Massarotto, P. ( 2012 ). Occurrences of minerals within fractures and matrix of selected Bowen and Ruhr Basin coals . International Journal of Coal Geology , 94 , 150 – 166 . Eurell, J.A.C. ( 2004 ). Veterinary Histology . Jackson, WY : Teton New Media...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 62.
Published: 01 January 2020
... organize one. Besides providing “one-stop shopping” for classroom media needs at every educational level, the site also offers another exciting feature: web-based professional development courses for teachers. For example, a course on evolution is designed to help teachers deepen their content...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
... students, recent outbreaks of Ebola and Zika viruses have been highlighted in the media and are likely to be familiar. Complex disease cases that are relevant to humans offer a strong tool for motivating curiosity. Host–pathogen interactions are some of the most fundamental and fascinating interactions in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 658–664.
Published: 01 December 2019
...), and 1.5% agar-water. ( B ) Quadrant streak of a selected Streptomyces isolate on ISP-4. Figure 1. Visual inspection and isolation of Streptomyces soil isolates. (A) Bacterial diversity from a single soil sample on various media recommended for the isolation of Streptomyces: CMA (corn meal agar...