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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784338–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.338
Published: 01 April 2016
.... This lesson will give high school students insights into how other organisms encounter their environment, the benefits and limitations of different senses, and why we should be aware of other organisms’ perceptions. Educating students about sensory ecology introduces fundamental concepts in physiology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813146–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.146
Published: 01 March 2019
...Marcel Robischon Object-based learning is an approach that aims to foster observational skills and sensory awareness. Paradoxical plant objects that do not lend themselves to all-too-easy explanations and interpretations can be used to practice the search for ecological explanations and the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788657–661 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.657
Published: 01 October 2016
... discussed in ecological context in a forest. An expected outcome is enhanced sensory awareness of the living environment. Reference Andrews, M.F. ( 1977 ). Pine cone: sensory awareness module . Journal of Creative Behavior , 11 , 229 – 232 . Arshamian, A. , Iannilli, E...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787591–598 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.591
Published: 01 September 2016
...Daniel N. Weber; Renee A. Hesselbach; David H. Petering; Louise P. Petering; Craig A. Berg We have developed an experimental module that introduces high school students to guided scientific inquiry. It is designed to incorporate environmental health and ecological concepts into the basic biology or...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815352–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.352
Published: 01 May 2019
... species or fish vs. human, students learn basic concepts and principles of living organisms as they relate to learning and memory (e.g., brain structure and function, impact of sensory motor inputs to regulating behavior, and the new field of cognition ecology; Healy & Jones, 2002 ). A unit in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814229–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.229
Published: 01 April 2019
...Marcel Robischon In organismic biology, the formation of ecological and evolutionary hypotheses on the basis of observable morphologies is a central element of research, and by extension of teaching and learning. Often it is necessary to take account of complex combinations of factors, some of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814269–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.269
Published: 01 April 2019
... sensory modality on capture rates in insectivorous plants . Abstract, Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 8, 2013, Minneapolis, MN . Chin, L. , Chung, A.Y. & Clarke, C. ( 2014 ). Interspecific variation in prey capture behavior by co-occurring Nepenthes pitcher plants: evidence for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812115–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.115
Published: 01 February 2019
..., E.J. ( 2017 ). Swimming speeds and metabolic rates of semi-captive juvenile lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris, Poey) estimated with acceleration biologgers . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology , 486 , 245 – 254 . Dowd, W.W. ( 2006 ). Metabolic rates and bioenergetics of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809650–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.650
Published: 01 November 2018
... for other labs. Also, in this discussion we examine the ecological problems facing pollinators, including pesticide use, loss of wildflowers, and loss of habitat. It is good to also bring up current issues with this discussion, such as recent news from the World Health Organization announcing how...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808626 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.626
Published: 01 October 2018
... covers variations in mate choice as well as how choice is affected by ecological interactions. The rest of the book describes how mate choice affects and is affected by evolution, including sexual selection. The final chapters specifically address mate choice among humans, and the author finishes with a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808608–618 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.608
Published: 01 October 2018
... performance in science, engineering, and mathematics . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA , 111 , 8410 – 8415 . Hurlbert, S.H. ( 1984 ). Pseudoreplication and the design of ecological field experiments . Ecological Monographs , 54 , 187 – 211 . Irwin, W.P. & Lohmann, K.J...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804278–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.278
Published: 01 April 2018
... , 167 – 172 . Halanych, K. M. ( 2015 ). The new view of animal phylogeny . Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics , 35 , 229 – 256 . Hall, T. A. ( 1999 ). BioEdit: A user-friendly biological sequence alignment editor and analysis program for Windows 95/98/NT . Nucleic Acids...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803203–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.203
Published: 01 March 2018
... ). Our disciplinary focus is zoology and ecology, but the QHT framework applies readily across the empirical life sciences. We apply it at the undergraduate level, but at least certain aspects (particularly with regard to questions and hypotheses) could be taught to secondary students, and the full set...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.162
Published: 01 February 2017
... this film was fascinating and allowed them to understand plants and ecology in a whole new light. They asserted that it was perfect for high school students like themselves, but not appropriate for younger viewers, as the ecology-on-view required some level of sophistication. The idea that plants...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789785–789 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.785
Published: 01 November 2016
... Distinguishing Butterflies from Moths & Other Such Common Animal Comparisons ....................................................4:335-TT Understanding Sensory Ecology ..........................4:338-TT Using MapBox Software to Help Students See Trends in Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789725–732 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.725
Published: 01 November 2016
... Planning in Cognitive Development (pp. 469 – 511 ). New York, NY : Cambridge University Press . Cozby, P.C. ( 1973 ). Self-disclosure: a literature review . Psychological Bulletin , 79 , 73 – 91 . D'Avanzo, C. ( 2003 ). Application of research on learning to college teaching: ecological...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784323–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.323
Published: 01 April 2016
... is appropriate for both college and high school biology classes that cover animal behavior, ecology, or conservation. References AAAS ( 2010 ). Vision and Change: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : AAAS . Bateson, P. & Laland, K.N...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778608–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.7
Published: 01 October 2015
.... ( 2007 ). Perceptions of epigenetics . Nature , 447 , 396 – 398 . Boncoraglio, G. & Saino, N. ( 2007 ). Habitat structure and the evolution of bird song: a meta-analysis of the evidence for the acoustic adaptation hypothesis . Functional Ecology , 21 , 134 – 142 . Brumm, H. ( 2004...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 767460–465 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.7.8
Published: 01 September 2014
... imprinting on ecologically divergent traits leads to sexual isolation in sticklebacks. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, 278, 2604–2610. Figure 1. (A) From social information to changes in brain function and behavior. Social information is perceived by sensory systems and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749667–671 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.14
Published: 01 November 2012
... Brief Introduction to the History of Ecology.......................7:441-F Exploring an Alternative Model of Human Reproductive Capability: A Creative Learning Activity.......................9:605-F Tasty Traits: Introduce Genetics with a Sensory Assessment of Apples.......................1:42-H...