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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 748–754.
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 (2016) 78 (9): 755–763.
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 (2016) 78 (6): 482–491.
Published: 01 August 2016
... active-learning intervention called “molecular sculpting” in which students construct two-dimensional or three-dimensional versions of an assigned molecular system or process, complete with representations of proteins, chromosomes, electrons, protons, and other molecules (depending on the system). The...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 254–256.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Janice Voltzow Active learning exercises can help students understand and remember complex, three-dimensional processes. By modeling molecular processes with their bodies, students gain an appreciation for the three-dimensional nature of these processes and the physical sequence of events that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 250–255.
Published: 01 April 2012
... their functions and three-dimensional structures. This activity is suitable for use in units exploring protein structure and function, metabolism, or bioinformatics. Figure 1. Two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel in which yeast proteins are separated by isoelectric point (horizontal axis) and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 409–412.
Published: 01 August 2020
... represents a different nucleotide; the number of each actually used varies with the mRNA sequence. Figure 1. Amino acid sequence chart. Figure 4. The process for creating a pipe cleaner tRNA. Figure 3. A three-dimensional and a two-dimensional (inset) model of a tRNA. Source...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
... module by building a three-dimensional phylogenetic tree to tackle the misconception of relatedness that two-dimensional trees may convey, or by engaging the students in further discussions about the applications of phylogenetics in diverse disciplines (see “Beyond the Module” in Supplemental File 1...
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The detailed description of the scientific practice “Developing and Using M...
Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 3. The detailed description of the scientific practice “Developing and Using Models” ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ). Underlined phrases highlight the aspects of models focused on in this article's discussion of the game in three-dimensional learning. Figure 3. The detailed description of the More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 62.
Published: 01 January 2020
... measure and compare the sizes of different viruses in relation to a human cell. This app also showcases three-dimensional models of nine viruses: rabies, influenza, HIV, Ebola, tobacco mosaic virus, adenovirus, bacteriophage T7, papillomavirus, and Zika. Students can click on the models to rotate them...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 53–57.
Published: 01 January 2020
... a brief presentation that provided a short description of reform-based science education, TAGS, scientific practices, and cognitive demand levels. We formed groups of three or four and then passed out the list of tasks (drawn from lab manuals) to be analyzed using TAGS. It is important to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 577–581.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Generation Sunshine State Standards for Science . It also embraces three-dimensional learning as espoused by the National Research Council (2012) , which calls for students to be actively engaged in the practices of science while exploring disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts. The major...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 423–429.
Published: 01 August 2019
... three-dimensional structures of biomolecules, diversity of protein function (e.g., catalysis, signaling, transport), identification of protein targets in the mechanisms of human diseases, and rational drug design. Students will learn to visualize and analyze experimentally determined protein structures...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 360–365.
Published: 01 May 2019
... school biology students or college students in introductory or nonmajors biology, microbiology, or nutrition courses. More specifically, the exercises apply three-dimensional learning as defined by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ). After the exercises, high school...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... molecular three-dimensional literacy in an introductory biochemistry course . Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education , 33 , 105 – 110 . Robertson, C. ( 2016 ). Modeling DNA . Science Teacher , 83 ( 5 ), 26 – 32 . © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 79–87.
Published: 01 February 2019
... emotional attachment and identification (affective commitment) to the subject by the learner. This affective commitment is necessary because learners’ feelings enhance their capacity to make sense out of their experiences. We identified three focus questions according to the current knowledge in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 12–17.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., although some will emphasize different evolutionary concepts; they introduce evolutionary topics with a variety of user interfaces, spanning from text at the command-line to rich three-dimensional environments. The presence of teaching resources corresponds to at least one independent use-case...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 379–384.
Published: 01 May 2018
... understanding of DNA, protein structure, protein synthesis, enzymes, and dialysis. Students were first told that they would replicate a Nobel-winning experiment to tackle an important question in biology—how a polypeptide chain folds into three-dimensional shape to become a functional protein. After reviewing...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 331–338.
Published: 01 May 2018
... second function is to separate organisms by trophic level (producer, first-order consumer, second-order consumer, to top consumer) and feeding type (producer, herbivore, omnivore, carnivore). Function three is to delineate component food chains as discrete examples of feeding relationships in food webs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 256–262.
Published: 01 April 2018
... . Design and use the available materials to build a three-dimensional DNA model based on what we learned about DNA structure in the last class. Pick supplies (two sizes of paper clips, colored pipe cleaners, Styrofoam sheeting, colored papers, marshmallow, spaghetti, gummy bear, etc.) to represent the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 168–174.
Published: 01 March 2018
... biomaterial that can be used to maintain three-dimensional structures of follicles and their enclosed eggs (oocytes) as they grow in vitro , can be found in Chapter 9, “Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients under 40 Years Old” (see Table 4 ). As frozen oocytes within their follicles are thawed...