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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813162–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.162
Published: 01 March 2019
...Miranda Jackson; Br. Albert S. Gahr Macroinvertebrates are readily available at the undergraduate level and provide an indicator of stream quality. DNA barcoding is the use of a sequence comparison of a specific region of the DNA that allows for classification of the organism. In most undergraduate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 658620–626 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451573
Published: 01 October 2003
... 1257 49 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 1992 Hill, W. R., Ryon, M. G. & Schilling, E. M. (1995). Light limitation in a stream ecosystem: responses by primary producers and con- sumers. Ecology, 76, 1297-1309. 10.2307/1940936 1297 for Streamr EcoIogy & VVater-Quality...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1986; 4816 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448177
Published: 01 January 1986
... by embracing an appropriate system of testing and certification for teachers. We will then be in a much stronger position to demand increased salaries and attract our share of the bright ambitious students. Dan Wivagg, Associate Editor Letter to the Editor More Thoughts on Stream Water Quality Dear...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1985; 476359–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448084
Published: 01 September 1985
... of Biology Laboratory Educators Conference, Clemson University, June 1983 1983 How-To- Do-t l Assessing Stream Water Quality Dwight Moody The techniques and equipment nec- essary to study the water quality of a running water ecosystem are often highly sophisticated and/or very ex- pensive. The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.680
Published: 01 November 2018
...Bruce Eichhorst Live-streaming Internet webcams focused on animal subjects generally are targeted at public audiences, but have the potential to be utilized by college students for studies on animal behavior and ecology. I describe how a bird feeder webcam provided a flexible and quality visual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779703–706 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.10
Published: 01 November 2015
...William Kroen Scientists often integrate measurements and data from various sources to ask questions and perform investigations. The exercises described here allow students to think critically and understand concepts that affect biological organisms as they make hypotheses about a selected stream...
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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
... terrestrial site. Two invaded sites are selected for litterbag placement: a stream placement site and an upland site close to the stream. At each site, the leaf-filled mesh bags are individually staked down with the smaller mesh size down using non-rusting staples. Travel bags are treated the same as all the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82118–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.18
Published: 01 January 2020
... . Luckie, D.B. , Maleszewski, J.J. , Loznak, S.D. & Krha, M. ( 2004 ). Infusion of collaborative inquiry throughout a biology curriculum increases student learning: a four-year study of “Teams and Streams.” Advances in Physiology Education , 28 , 199 – 209 . McClellan, C. ( 2016...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
...-RL Starch granules............................9.645-I Statistical analysis............................8.535-F Statistics............................8.535-F Storytelling............................8.543-F, 8.543-OL Stream quality............................3.162-I Streptomyces...
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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
... the LCRC active framework in which students (1) learned about the importance of water quality (Learn); (2) conducted field research and collected data from a nearby stream (Collect); (3) analyzed these data and documented their results in a scientific report (Report); and finally (4) communicated...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817479–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.479
Published: 01 September 2019
..., M. ( 2004 ). Infusion of collaborative inquiry throughout a biology curriculum increases student learning: a four-year study of “teams and streams.” Advances in Physiology Education , 28 , 199 – 209 . Marshall, J.C. , Horton, B. & Smart, J. ( 2010 ). The design and validation of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814217 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.217
Published: 01 April 2019
..., steady stream of nutrient-rich water to plant roots. A combination of pumping and gravity draining is used to circulate the water through long trays. This system is beneficial because it promotes highly oxygenated roots, is easy to assemble, provides a constant flow of water with nutrients, and makes it...
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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
... fire, changes in habitat (e.g., ocean acidification) Lakes, rivers, streams Evidence of drying or increased precipitation Migration patterns that follow water Shifts in preserve areas Table 2. Resources for argumentation in bioethics. About the San People Kruger...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809697–701 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.697
Published: 01 November 2018
...-streaming............................9.680-TT Low-income............................6.410-F, 6.410-OL Macroevolution............................9.650-F Magnetic pulse............................8.608-I Magnetoreception............................8.608-I Mathematical reasoning...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806438–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.438
Published: 01 August 2018
... problem-solve in the context of conservation. Base map with watershed boundaries of the state ( IL EPA, 2014a ) Land cover ( Luman et al., 2007 ) Major rivers and lakes ( IL DNR, 2014 ) Stream flow rates ( USGS, 2015 ) Watershed water quality supplemental maps ( IL EPA, 2014a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805353–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.353
Published: 01 May 2018
... neighborhood stream? What sort of dangers could be found in agricultural run-off? After this quick review, divide students into groups of 2–4 individuals. Give each team one packet containing the scenario information, worksheet, a map, and $4500 in game cash. Allow the students time to review the packet...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804285–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.285
Published: 01 April 2018
... three years of investigation, though, we have observed that detection is lowest near where a stream flows into the pond and highest near an outflow from the pond ( Figure 1 ). Environmental DNA is a relatively new technique that has found widespread adoption among conservation professionals, even...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... questions. Guppies are found throughout the Caribbean in freshwater streams. On the island of Trinidad, they have diverged multiple times into two phenotypes, driven by differences in predation pressure ( Figure 1 ). Guppies can be found in large downstream rivers with many other fish including...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797564–570 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.564
Published: 01 September 2017
... moist but not inundated soils, with high debris (fallen logs and leaf litter), near streams or small ponds, which are required for reproduction. However, more terrestrial-based species, such as the Northern Redback Salamander ( Plethodon c. cinereus ), would also work well in this activity and can be...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796466–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.466
Published: 01 August 2017
...Roger Sauterer Self-sustaining ecosystem microcosms, called ecosystem jars, can easily be collected from local ponds, streams, or lakes. Sealed and exposed to sunlight, these miniature ecosystems can sustain themselves for a decade or more. Unlike Winogradsky columns, ecosystem jars are optimized...