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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
...Lírio Cosme, Jr.; Leonardo M. Turchen; Raul Narciso C. Guedes The use of game activities is spreading in diverse contexts, including stimulating teamwork and creativity, selecting job candidates, and as a teaching aid. Games are recognized as promoting interaction and engagement among children...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823175–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.175
Published: 01 March 2020
...Katie Wibking Pulmonary gas exchange is a complex component of respiratory physiology. For many students, the movement of unseen gases can seem abstract and confusing. The “Gas Exchange Game” is a novel board game designed for use in a second-semester anatomy and physiology course. Students apply...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80111–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.11
Published: 01 January 2018
... close to impossible to observe in action. This makes it a challenging subject to learn, especially in introductory university forestry and soil science courses, in which the topic of basic mycorrhizal ecology is often covered ( Collins, 2008 ). Digital games offer one approach to teaching and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793241–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.241
Published: 01 March 2017
... Phylo-Card Game addresses several components of Next Generation Science Standards ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ) such as Inheritance/Variation in Traits (3-LS3-1, HS-LS3-1, HS-LS4-2) and Natural Selection/Evolution (MS-LS4-2, HS-LS4-1). The game involves disciplinary core ideas about biodiversity, evolution...
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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
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 evolution natural selection active learning biology curriculum pedagogy hands-on game For science educators tasked with teaching evolution at the high school or...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789748–754 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.748
Published: 01 November 2016
... call for three-dimensional science learning, which integrates disciplinary core ideas, scientific practices, and crosscutting concepts. The Bio Bay Game is a way to teach students about the biomagnification of toxicants across trophic levels while engaging them in three-dimensional learning. In the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 583163–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450107
Published: 01 March 1996
...Roxanne H. Burns Copyright 1996 The National Association of Biology Teachers A Candy Gene Game for Teaching Genetics Roxanne H. Burns Most people seem to have a fascina- tion with inheritance. They'd like to know why little Jimmy looks like Un- de Mark and if the baby's eyes might stay blue...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816442–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.442
Published: 01 August 2019
...Christine Lotter; Richard Hoppmann; Stephanie Bailey; Nathan Carnes; Daniel A. Kiernan Students in a high school biology class were introduced to the case of “Marcus” (a pseudonym), a high school football player who collapsed on the football field during a game and was rushed to the emergency room...
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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
... use SPORE to teach evolution are included; to create a teaching community that uses this game might make this edutainment product an even more effective tool. © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. 2012 Evolution SPORE video game teaching game...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797592–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.592
Published: 01 September 2017
...Quent Lupton Teaching the techniques to collect and analyze data on wild populations presents many obstacles. Capturing, identifying, and collecting data from wildlife has many safety-related and logistical challenges. Pokémon GO, a relatively new, smartphone-based augmented reality game, provides...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 70111 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163186
Published: 01 January 2008
...Ann Gathers Copyright The National Association of Biology Teachers Quick Fix USING A PASSING GAME TO TEACH NERVE CONDUCTION ANN GATHERS As a neuroscientist, I am easily excited by the concept of the saltatory conduction of action potentials down a myelinated neuron. However, the complexity of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789755–763 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.755
Published: 01 November 2016
... the Next Generation Science Standards provide flexibility in how curriculum and instruction are structured to meet learning goals, there are few examples of existing curricula that portray the integration of these dimensions as “three-dimensional learning.” Here, we describe a collaborative board game...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80121–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.21
Published: 01 January 2018
.... We identify and define five CT concepts within the aforementioned practices that form the foundation of CT: algorithm, abstraction, iteration, branching, and variable. In this lesson, we utilize a game to familiarize students with CT basics, and then use their new CT foundation to design, construct...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78115–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.15
Published: 01 January 2016
... complex disease risk with a lack of curriculum materials. Providing open access to both content resources and an engaging storyline can be achieved using a “serious game” model. “Touching Triton” was developed as a serious game in which students are asked to analyze data from a medical record, family...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782149–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.149
Published: 01 February 2016
... abstract. Participatory games are very useful for teaching abstract concepts because a personal experience of the simulated phenomena makes them much more tangible, relatable, and comprehensible (as emphasized by Hassard & Dias, 2009 ). Student experience of the evolutionary process at the population...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1979; 419540–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4446750
Published: 01 December 1979
... involved in the game. I would suggest that teachers devise statements in addition to these examples. The main purpose of these statements and the argu- ments presented by each of the groups is to get the discussion started and teach the students some facts about ecology. Once the ice is broken, the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1969; 319559–562 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4442823
Published: 01 December 1969
... classroom 1968 PETERSON, GLEN E. 1968. The challenges of our times. The American Biology Teacher30 (9): 475. Peterson 9 475 30 The American Biology Teacher 1968 Science Teaching and Academic Gaming FRED A. RASMUSSEN, Educational Research Council of America, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 Science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824234–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.234
Published: 01 April 2020
... provided by ecosystems and contribute to human well-being. There are four categories of ecosystem services: provisioning services (e.g., foods such as game meat or raw materials like wood), regulating services (e.g., erosion prevention or pollination), cultural services (e.g., nonmaterial goods such as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.150
Published: 01 March 2020
... examples include a 3-D game-based curriculum to teach water quality concepts ( Barab et al., 2009 ), software to help students learn to use concept maps ( Novak, 2003 ) or understand evolution and natural selection ( Zembal-Saul et al., 2002 ), and an online assignment with in-class discussions to support...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82137–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.37
Published: 01 January 2020
... it can be concluded that D is the source of infection. This website allows students to learn about the spread of infectious diseases and the search for sources of infection in the form of a game. When there are many students in the experiment and/or more than one source of infection, the large...