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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 742100–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.7
Published: 01 February 2012
...DorothyBelle Poli; Christopher Berenotto; Sara Blankenship; Bryan Piatkowski; Geoffrey A. Bader; Mark Poore The video game SPORE was found to hold characteristics that stimulate higher-order thinking even though it rated poorly for accurate science. Interested in evaluating whether a scientifically...
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(A)  P. chrysogenum  vertical stripe plated from <b>spore</b> suspension grown 4 d...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 2. (A) P. chrysogenum vertical stripe plated from spore suspension grown 4 days on LB agar. (B) Result of vertical stripe co-cultivation showing placement of bacterial stripes perpendicular to fungal stripe on LB agar. The bacterial cultures show differential sensitivity to the Figure 2. (A) P. chrysogenum vertical stripe plated from spore suspension grown 4 days on LB agar. (B) Result of vertical stripe co-cultivation showing placement of bacterial stripes perpendicular to fungal stripe on LB agar. The bacterial cultures show differential sensitivity to the More
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 594198 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450285
Published: 01 April 1997
... presented an interesting fol- low-up lesson on insect metamorphosis. Procedure for Producing Spore Powder Available Dear Editor: I enjoyed reading the interesting How-To-Do-It article, "An Exercise in Biological Control," by John Lennox and Michael Duke (January 1997). It brought back memories of research...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1995; 57283–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449928
Published: 01 February 1995
...Terry R. Webster Copyright 1995 National Association of Biology Teachers References Ingold, C.T. (1939). Spore discharge in land plants. Oxford: The Clarendon Press. Ingold Spore discharge in land plants 1939 Ingold, C.T. (1974). Spore liberation in cryptogams. Oxford Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807530–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.530
Published: 01 September 2018
...Figure 2. (A) P. chrysogenum vertical stripe plated from spore suspension grown 4 days on LB agar. (B) Result of vertical stripe co-cultivation showing placement of bacterial stripes perpendicular to fungal stripe on LB agar. The bacterial cultures show differential sensitivity to the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 679549–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451907
Published: 01 November 2005
... Plant Biology, 6, 91-96. Suetsugu 91 6 Current Opinion in Plant Biology 2003 Snsing Red, White & Blue Using Spores of the Sensitive Fern To Introduce Important Concepts in Biology HELEN G. KISS JOHN Z. KISS C ontrary to popular belief, plants are very much in touch and in tune with their...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1992; 546327 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449497
Published: 01 September 1992
...David R. Hershey Copyright 1992 National Association of Biology Teachers Letters Saving the American Chestnut from Endothia Spores Dear Editor: The article "Islands of Chestnut Trees" by Surrarrer and Laurence (May 1992) made me wonder why an American chestnut has never been grown to maturity...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1961; 238506–512 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4439734
Published: 01 December 1961
... 1958 2 Campbell, J. H. Mosses and Ferns. New York, Macmillan Company, 1918 Campbell Mosses and Ferns 1918 Effects of Radiation on Germination Patterns of Spores of Certain Mosses and Ferns * C. Richard Snyder, Radnor Senior High School, Radnor, Pennsylvania Introduction This study was...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1956; 184170–171 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438802
Published: 01 April 1956
..., Methods for Laboratory Technicians, Technical Manual 8-227, October, 1946, p. 286. An Exotic Aspect of Bacterial Spores FRANK E. WOLF Plymouth Teachers College Plymouth, New Hampshire The main avenue of approach in examining the nature of bacterial spores is provided by the challenging statement, "Dr...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1949; 11249–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438012
Published: 01 February 1949
...Robert C. McCafferty 1949] Growth and Use of Ferns from Spores 49 The beam of light is focused on the stage of the microscope to show a cluster of spore cases. Under the small bell jar fern spores are germinat- ing on the surface of a nutrient solution. Drawing by Roger Prince, grade eight. Growth...
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The Monarch Health parasite test kit is used to remove ectoparasite <b>spores</b> ...
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 4. The Monarch Health parasite test kit is used to remove ectoparasite spores from the abdomen of each captured monarch. Figure 4. The Monarch Health parasite test kit is used to remove ectoparasite spores from the abdomen of each captured monarch. Figure 4. The Monarch Health parasite test kit is used to remove ectoparasite spores from the abdomen of each captured monarch. Figure 4. The Monarch Health parasite test kit is used to remove ectoparasite spores from the abdomen of each captured monarch. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824201–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.201
Published: 01 April 2020
... responses are provided in Supplemental Material Appendices D and E. Using an in-class writing prompt, “I am a Streptomyces spore,” the students were asked to trace the steps of the life cycle of this organism. The students completed a group project in which they read primary literature about...
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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
... leaves were alive. Second, visually differentiating the signs of microbial decomposition of fallen leaves and microbial disease from when the leaves were alive can be difficult. Scrutiny may reveal active spore-producing structures, suggesting that the microbes are decomposing the leaves; however...
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(A)  Penicillium  lawn on PDA showing the ideal area of light green to cyan...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 1. (A) Penicillium lawn on PDA showing the ideal area of light green to cyan colored spores harvested and the ideal density of spores on a swab. Full-color images can be found at http://biotech.bio5.org/biotech_lab_activities/penicillium (B) Spore suspension showing ideal density by Figure 1. (A) Penicillium lawn on PDA showing the ideal area of light green to cyan colored spores harvested and the ideal density of spores on a swab. Full-color images can be found at http://biotech.bio5.org/biotech_lab_activities/penicillium (B) Spore suspension showing ideal density by More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819658–664 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.658
Published: 01 December 2019
... hundred species, is characterized by a complex life cycle that at first glance resembles that of filamentous fungi ( Hopwood, 2007 ). Spores germinate to form branched hyphae that constitute the vegetative mycelium, with the primary function of nutrient acquisition. Upon depletion of these nutrients...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818570–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.570
Published: 01 October 2019
... been inoculated with slime mold, they will be taped shut and students will be instructed not to open them. Students may look at the bottom side of the dish to see if their slime mold has escaped or not. At the end of the unit, all Petri dishes should be dunked in bleach water to ensure that the spores...
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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
... work in the laboratory. Any soil sample can potentially contain a pathogenic microorganism. We suggest performing soil sampling during the wet season, so that students are not exposed to dust that may include spores from soilborne pathogens. To avoid any potential danger of exposing students to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815360–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.360
Published: 01 May 2019
... of visible mold growth. We screened only for presence or absence because the samples varied in size and shape. Inoculations were made using R. stolonifer mycelium as described above, and using a suspension of R. stolonifer spores in distilled water (spore density was not controlled). All plates...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81127–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.27
Published: 01 January 2019
... mycology: 18. Rhytisma acerinum, cause of tar-spot disease of sycamore leaves . Mycologist , 16 , 120 – 123 . Ask the students how they think the fungi get on maple leaves. Because the fungi arrive as tiny airborne spores shortly after leaves open, this will affect answers to subsequent...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809676–679 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.676
Published: 01 November 2018
.... amyloliquefaciens will eventually hydrolyze in NB at room temperature.) Perform gram stains and spore stains on isolated bacteria from lab period 2. Use purified bacteria (step 3 from Lab 2) to “inoculate test animals.” This means using sterile swabs to inoculate tubes containing 3–5 ml NB and a gummy...