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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 661–667.
Published: 01 November 2018
... interdependence of organ systems. To address this issue we developed an analogy-based lab activity consisting of four modules (Module 1, cranial bone markings; Module 2, cranial nerves; Module 3, facial and neck muscles; and Module 4, inter-relationships that produce common activities, such as smiling, frowning...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 287–290.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michael E. Van Nuland; Miranda Chen; Benjamin J. England Interactions are at the core of many ecological and evolutionary forces in nature. Plant–soil interactions provide a rich example of the interconnectedness of living systems, but they are hidden from everyday view and overshadowed in the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 202–209.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Michael I. Dorrell; Jennifer E. Lineback The central dogma of molecular biology is key to understanding the relationship between genotype and phenotype, although it remains a challenging concept to teach and learn. We describe an activity sequence that engages high school students directly in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Julia Amerongen Maddison; Maja Kržić; Suzanne Simard; Christopher Adderly; Samia Khan The majority of terrestrial plants associate with fungi in symbiotic resource-exchange relationships called mycorrhizae. Because of the importance of these mycorrhizal systems to ecosystem functioning, it is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 478–487.
Published: 01 September 2020
... options to minimize humans' changes to the environment. HS-ESS3-4. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems. Students collect and assess possible solutions to reduce pollution and waste. The learning activities contain science and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 447–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., such as between an urban and a rural school. An international school-matching system can be found at the website of the Stevens Initiative ( https://www.stevensinitiative.org/ways-to-engage ). Another productive approach to finding a partner school is to ask someone with a connection to a school to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2020
... assigned related readings, quizzes, and group worksheets to build a consensus statement ( Table 1 ). A key component of DD is connecting the course content to real-world problems. For example, while teaching the endocrine system in the majors-level biology course, we introduced evidence that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
... lures. Scent lure experiments (105 minutes) Use a model based on evidence to illustrate the relationships between systems or between components of a system. (HS-LS1–4) Apply concepts of statistics and probability (including determining function fits to data, slope, intercept, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 381–388.
Published: 01 August 2020
... explore behaviors that highlight the existence of particles too small to be seen but in which measurements of different properties can be used to identify particular materials. Crosscutting Concept Patterns Students can observe patterns that prompt questions about relationships and factors that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 372–380.
Published: 01 August 2020
... ). Maternal overcontrol and child anxiety: the mediating role of perceived competence . Child Psychiatry and Human Development , 43 , 102 – 112 . Aguilera , O. , Fernández , A.F. , Muñoz , A. & Fraga , M.F. ( 2010 ). Epigenetics and environment: a complex relationship...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 429–433.
Published: 01 August 2020
... anything explain the connection? Well, 5G could be causing the disease directly (but political leaders, eager to protect corporate profits and avoid liability, falsely blame a virus). Or 5G might be compromising immune systems, making an ordinary virus more deadly. So: plausible explanation...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Evaluate the impact of new data by adding a “Discovery” species to the phylogenetic tree. Compare the advantages of different types of data (morphological vs. molecular) for determining the evolutionary relationships among organisms. Crosscutting Concepts Patterns Systems and system models...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 364–365.
Published: 01 May 2020
... an idyllic view of scientists, however, is Gajdusek's relationship with the Fore boys. He adopted many Fore orphans and migrant boys and brought them to the United States for education and opportunities. In the mid-1990s, however, allegations of improper sexual conduct emerged. Gajdusek was...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 344–347.
Published: 01 May 2020
... been a part of basic paper composition for many years. The process of creating outlines helps students organize and see relationships between pieces of content, which can get lost in the jumble of facts and information. A side benefit of this activity is that students are introduced to document...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... mean annual temperatures, and investigate the relationship between various leaf characteristics and temperature. Curricular materials are provided to teach skills in scientific paper reading, field data collection, data processing including microscopy and image analysis, quantitative data analysis in R...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 210–215.
Published: 01 April 2020
...). Subsequently, the card interaction index was correlated with the learning outcome from the pretest form to evaluate whether the specific entomological knowledge of the player exhibited any relationship with the interaction among cards, which could reflect a better strategy. This relationship was tested through...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
...) susceptible to (herbivory/infectious disease)? How to answer: Compare the percentage of damaged leaves among genera. Novice: Do trees in urban systems experience more stress and susceptibility to infectious disease? How to answer: Compare the number of leaves damaged by pathogens between residential...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 227–233.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the instructor must confirm that the thermal camera's operating system matches the smartphone's operating system. Live animals. Many college biology laboratories or classrooms have “class pets” that fall into either the endothermic or the ectothermic category. We used readily available outreach...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 142–148.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The Decomposition in Aquatic and Terrestrial Invaded Systems (DATIS) project within the Ecological Research as Education Network (EREN) offers a good model for examining how to minimize challenges and maximize opportunities associated with classroom use of long-term, collaborative research projects...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 441–444.
Published: 01 August 2015
... with this system include the effects of temperature and dose–response relationships with Ringer's solutions containing acetylcholine and norepinephrine. Transducer light Wheatstone bridge frog heart dose–response Figure 3. Data obtained for heart rate and contraction force...