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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792151–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.151
Published: 01 February 2017
... inland expeditions in South America and write short response papers about the passage, which they then discuss in class. Through this exercise, students gain an appreciation for the diversity of terrestrial habitats and organisms in South America as well as for the young Darwin's interpretations of his...
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The eight principal inland expeditions into the southern portion of <b>South</b> A...
Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 1. The eight principal inland expeditions into the southern portion of South America by Charles Darwin during the Beagle expedition of 1831–1835. (After Darwin, 1962 ). (1) El Carmen or Patagones to Bahia Blanca; (2) Bahia Blanca to Buenos Ayres; (3) Buenos Ayres to Santa Fé; (4) Monte Figure 1. The eight principal inland expeditions into the southern portion of South America by Charles Darwin during the Beagle expedition of 1831–1835. (After Darwin, 1962 ). (1) El Carmen or Patagones to Bahia Blanca; (2) Bahia Blanca to Buenos Ayres; (3) Buenos Ayres to Santa Fé; (4) Monte More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82286–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.86
Published: 01 February 2020
... creationism in the science classes of public schools? (Webster v. New Lenox School District #122, 917 F 2d 1004 [7th Cir. 1990]; Bishop v. Aronov, 926 F2d 1066,1077 [11th Cir. 1991]; Hellend v. South Bend Community School Corporation, 93 F3d 327 [7th Cir. 1996], cert. denied, 519 U.S. 1092 [1997]) 8.7 72.5...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.72
Published: 01 February 2020
... discovered in places that are currently arid most of the year, such places (e.g., western North America, the origin of all Mesozoic dinosaur bone that has thus far been subjected to radiocarbon “dating”) usually experience rain at some time during the year, exposing shallowly buried fossil bones to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817524 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.524
Published: 01 September 2019
... namesake of a predatory squid, the fifth largest of the lunar maria, a frigid ocean current off the western coast of South America, a medium-sized penguin, and counties in California, Iowa, and Nevada – but, until recently, seldom remembered. The upswing in his recognition is due mainly to Andrea Wulf's...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817492–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.492
Published: 01 September 2019
... pathogen is adapted to semiarid and arid climates, and a close relative of this fungus, C. posadasii (named after the Argentinian physician Alejandro Posadas), occurs in other southwestern states, in Mexico, and in some dry valleys of South America ( Brown et al., 2013 ). When soil is disturbed...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814256–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.256
Published: 01 April 2019
... be infertile tropical soils ( Figure 2 ). In South America, the treated soils are known as Terra Preta de Indio soils, or Amazonian Dark Earths ( Glaser et al., 2001 ; Figure 2 ). Scientists have found that biochar can increase soil moisture ( Basso et al., 2013 ; Yu et al., 2013 ) and stimulate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814297–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.297
Published: 01 April 2019
... vicious . Many regard zebras as striped horses, but more likely horses could be considered zebras whose stripes have been lost. Like the other equids, zebras probably originated in North America, but since the last Ice Age they are found only in Africa. The three zebra species have many differences 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
... ( 4 ), 38 – 43 . Burton, J.D. ( 1990 ). Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid. Osage-orange . In Silvics of North America, vol. 2: Hardwoods (pp. 426 – 432 ). Agriculture Handbook 654. Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service . Chang, N. ( 2000 ). Using dinosaur...
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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
...: visual attraction of Drosophila melanogaster to UV-fluorescence . Abstract, Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 12, 2016, Ft. Lauderdale, FL . Bennett, K. & Ellison, A. ( 2009 ). Nectar, not colour, may lure insects to their death . Biology Letters , 5 , 469 – 472 . Brannon...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814242–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.242
Published: 01 April 2019
... persistence . American Naturalist , 138 , 1513 – 1541 . Ewel, J.J. ( 1986 ). Invasibility: lessons from south Florida . In Ecology of Biological Invasions of North America and Hawaii (pp. 214 – 230 ). New York, NY : Springer . Gordon, D.R. & Thomas, K.P. ( 1997 ). Florida's invasion...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814278–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.278
Published: 01 April 2019
... Golovatch, S.I. , Hoffman, R.L. , Adis, J. & de Morais, J.W. ( 1995 ). Identification plate for the millipede orders populating the Neotropical region South of Central Mexico (Myriapoda, Diplopoda) . Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment , 30 , 159 – 164 . Hoffman, R.L. , Golovatch...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812138–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.138c
Published: 01 February 2019
... the process and the adventure of scientific thinking and discovery. In the chapter “The Making of a Naturalist,” the reader learns about the training Darwin received that led to his position aboard the Beagle . Upon arrival in South America, he set upon a series of excursions focused on...
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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
... . USDAFS ( 1990 ). Silvics of North America: Hardwoods, Part II. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service . p. 358 . Walker, R.S. ( 1917 ). Will the honey locust ever disarm? The Guide to Nature , 10 , 245 – 246 . Wandersee, J.H. & Schussler, E.E. ( 2001 ). Toward a theory of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
....), Biodiversity Conservation in the Americas: Lessons and Policy Recommendations (pp. 471 – 506 ). Santiago, Chile : Editorial FEN–Universidad de Chile . Crisci, J.V. , Katinas, L. , McInerney, J.D. & Apodaca, M.J. ( 2014 ). Taking biodiversity to school: systematics, evolutionary biology, and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81140–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.40
Published: 01 January 2019
... whose past and fate connect with those of people of African origins in the United States, the Caribbean, South America, and all over the world today. See Figure 2 for an example of San rock art. As Anne Solomon (2005) notes, the process of painting – in and of itself – may have been important to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
... an ill-defined category that encompassed a wide range of mental deficiencies and socially deviant behaviors. See Kevles (1998, pp. 77–79) . 2 Davenport's examples were “the Scotch” and “the South Italian,” respectively ( Davenport, 1917 , p. 366). 3 Davenport wrote: “Again it seems probable...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809690 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.690
Published: 01 November 2018
..., most are sedentary, living the majority of their lives in one place. Most species are monogamous, but a few live communally. Woodpeckers are found in many environments all over the world, their greatest diversity being in South America. They are also found in many emblems and coats of arms, as well...
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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
... formulated and hypothesized that the blue butterflies had migrated from Asia to North America and then South America in five waves over a 14-million-year period ( Blackwell & Johnson, 2016 ). In 2011, DNA results of the Polymattus blue butterfly evolution made news as Nabokov was declared “vindicated...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807546–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.546b
Published: 01 September 2018
.../South America, Eurasia, etc.). Each owl is represented by several pages of text and glorious photographs. Physical descriptions are presented in careful detail, along with ranges, calls, mating and nesting habits, hunting behavior, and conservation status. As interesting as the text is, the photographs...