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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806457–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.457
Published: 01 August 2018
...Carlos A. Morales-Ramirez; Pearlyn Y. Pang Open-source data are information provided free online. It is gaining popularity in science research, especially for modeling species distribution. MaxEnt is an open-source software that models using presence-only data and environmental variables. These...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789733–738 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.733
Published: 01 November 2016
... students know that they will be working in class to design a simple simulation study that can be used to address these two issues. Once in class, students will begin the activity by breaking into small groups and discussing why species' distribution patterns may differ for different species and in...
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Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting <b>species</b> <b>distribution</b> ...
Published: 01 September 2013
Figure 2. Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting species distribution across the six ecoregions on Bird Island. Figure 2. Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting species distribution across the six ecoregions on Bird Island. Figure 2. Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting species distribution across the six ecoregions on Bird Island. Figure 2. Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting species distribution across the six ecoregions on Bird Island. More
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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
... distribution in nature. In turn, the results of these experiments have direct application to human-caused environmental disruptions that cause changes in species distribution and indirectly increase the recognition that environmental chemicals affect human health. Students undertake a series of explorations to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784317–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.317
Published: 01 April 2016
.... Furthermore, students and teachers have the option to participate in a national mosquito-species-distribution study by submitting mosquito eggs and adults to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The data generated by participant submissions will be available to all mosquito submitters, making each student and...
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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
... experience. His insights include the negative impact of invasive and introduced species on native organisms and the anthropogenic effects on speciesdistributions. Thus students will also recognize the foundations of many important principles of modern ecology and conservation biology in this historic...
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<b>Distribution</b> of the 11 <b>species</b> of  Campephilus , based on BirdLife Internat...
Published: 01 March 2014
Figure 2. Distribution of the 11 species of Campephilus , based on BirdLife International ( http://www.birdlife.org ). Courtesy of Delaware Museum of Natural History and National Geographic Society. Figure 2. Distribution of the 11 species of Campephilus, based on BirdLife International (http Figure 2. Distribution of the 11 species of Campephilus , based on BirdLife International ( http://www.birdlife.org ). Courtesy of Delaware Museum of Natural History and National Geographic Society. Figure 2. Distribution of the 11 species of Campephilus, based on BirdLife International (http More
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<b>Distribution</b> of New World and Old World ivory-bills, as well as <b>species</b> of ...
Published: 01 March 2014
Figure 8. Distribution of New World and Old World ivory-bills, as well as species of the genus Dryocopus . Courtesy of Delaware Museum of Natural History and National Geographic Society. Figure 8. Distribution of New World and Old World ivory-bills, as well as species of the genus Dryocopus Figure 8. Distribution of New World and Old World ivory-bills, as well as species of the genus Dryocopus . Courtesy of Delaware Museum of Natural History and National Geographic Society. Figure 8. Distribution of New World and Old World ivory-bills, as well as species of the genus Dryocopus More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799763–768 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.763
Published: 01 November 2017
... as DNA isolation, agarose gel electrophoresis, polymerase chain reaction, DNA sequencing mechanisms, and DNA database analysis. In addition, students will observe how the evolutionary relatedness of species is reflected in the genetic code, and consider how the ecology of fish species influences...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 757462–467 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.7.4
Published: 01 September 2013
...Figure 2. Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting species distribution across the six ecoregions on Bird Island. Figure 2. Class discussion focuses on comparing and contrasting species distribution across the six ecoregions on Bird Island. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
... set of species. Because phylogenies illustrate the key evolutionary concept that all living organisms are connected through common ancestry, understanding phylogenies is critical for understanding evolution ( Baum & Offner, 2008 ). Numerous studies have shown that students have difficulty...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825348–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.348
Published: 01 May 2020
... science knowledge. The GJWs were distributed as a packet to students at the beginning of the trip. Students individually completed a one-page, front-back GJW each day using their notes, texts, and trip experiences. They also documented key terms, important concepts, and species of interest daily...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824218–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.218
Published: 01 April 2020
... serious threat for many reasons, mainly growing populations and the increasing resource needs of humans. In the most recent update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (dated July 18, 2019), a total of 105,732 species were evaluated, 28,338 of which are considered endangered. It has been found that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824241–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.241
Published: 01 April 2020
... are important biomes that provide a higher value of ecosystem goods and services than any other terrestrial biomes ( de Groot et al., 2012 ). Tree species diversity can increase the services provided by forests ( Tekalign et al., 2017 ) and also increase the numbers of interactions between trees and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Because of its widely distributed study sites and its foundation in PUIs, EREN provides a unique opportunity to address these questions within the context of the undergraduate classroom, across a wide range of species and environments. Decomposition is an excellent topic for an undergraduate ecology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823162–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.162
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Because the true diversity of microbial life is largely unknown, its effects and potential benefits have not been fully explored. i. What percentage of all estimated species of microorganisms are known to science? j. Why don't scientists know all the species of microorganisms that exist? k. Rate your...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... enough to reproduce but then die and are out of the game. If they are unable to collect at least three insects, they die before they can reproduce and are out of the game/gene pool. On the board, write down the starting allele distribution of beak phenotypes (i.e., 75% chopstick, 25% spoon) and continue...
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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
...-depleted. The magnitude of the reservoir effect varies from one location to the next within the ocean, from one lake to the next, and from one shelled species to the next ( Nadeau et al., 2001 ; Nakamura et al., 2007 ; Nakanishi et al., 2015 ; Wang et al., 2017 ). It is responsible for the famous case...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... providing experiences that can lead to higher enrollment and retention in the field of science. While we used the topic of water quality as a model for the LCRC program, investigations of other fields (e.g., species distribution, the spread of invasive species, fire ecology) are also possible. Creating...
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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
... Reservation, South Dakota; increase fishing tourism 9T 7P 7$ Weed shiner ( Notropis texanus ), between Iowa City and Davenport Iowa; increase population size 8T 5P 8$ a O = ostentation penalty, indicating those species whose economic value is inflated due to cultural values, which makes some...