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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 679–682.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Joseph Agugliaro Simple teaching experiments demonstrating endocrinological concepts are difficult to come by. I discuss a simple experiment demonstrating control of cutaneous drinking by the hormone angiotensin II in terrestrial toads, designed after methods published in the primary literature and...
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The diversity of frogs and <b>toads</b> worldwide delivers a plethora of examples ...
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 1. The diversity of frogs and toads worldwide delivers a plethora of examples for teaching diffusion processes in living nature. ( A ) The hairy frog ( Trichobatrachus robustus ; original size: 80–130 mm) develops villose papillae that increase the surface for diffusion and O 2 uptake in More
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 335–337.
Published: 01 April 2016
...William D. Stansfield When biology students are in the field or in the laboratory observing common animals or pictures thereof, we would like them to be able to identify some of the differences between, say, a frog and a toad, or a hare and a rabbit. These differences may be anatomical...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 291–293.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., cane toads, gypsy moths, and others ( Matthews & Cummo, 1999 ). Houston residents generally did not appreciate the role of “worthless” wetlands in flood control until an exceptionally big hurricane revealed the consequences of having already destroyed them. Nor did anyone imagine, when internal...
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( A ) Mean water absorption rate and ( B ) mean percentage of time spent in...
Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 3. ( A ) Mean water absorption rate and ( B ) mean percentage of time spent in the water absorption response (WR) posture for control (n = 6 trials) and angiotensin II-treated (n = 8 trials) toads. Data are combined from two laboratory sessions using a total 9 individual toads. Values are More
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 32–39.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... Ambystoma tigrinum virus ATV–1 NC_005832.1 Ambystoma tigrinum virus ATV–2 KR075877.1 Andrias davidianus ranavirus CGSV–1 KF033124.1 Andrias davidianus ranavirus CGSV–2 KC865735.1 Common midwife toad virus CMTV–1 JQ231222.1 Common midwife toad virus CMTV–2 KP056312.1...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 689–690.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Australia frightens predators by expanding the size of ruffled skin around its head; the Asian flying dragon can spread out its skin and glide from tree to tree; shingleback skinks are viviparous, and the female abandons her offspring right after birth; the short-horned toad, actually a lizard...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 64–67.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Figure 1. The diversity of frogs and toads worldwide delivers a plethora of examples for teaching diffusion processes in living nature. ( A ) The hairy frog ( Trichobatrachus robustus ; original size: 80–130 mm) develops villose papillae that increase the surface for diffusion and O 2 uptake in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 525–526.
Published: 01 August 2016
... others would just as soon have no contact with them. Frogs turn up in forests, ponds, meadows, fairy tales, and dissecting pans in biology labs, and their legs can sometimes be found on dinner plates in fancy restaurants. There are more than 7000 species of frogs and toads that exhibit a remarkable...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 785–789.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Control of Cutaneous Drinking in Toads....................8:679-TT A Technique for Expediting Comprehensive Written Feedback on Assignments..............................8:684-TT Fostering Learning in Microbiology with a Unique Awards System ...............................................9:772-TT...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 470–471.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Weird Frogs includes an intimate look at 58 amphibians like the exotic Vietnamese Mossy Frog and the familiar Common Spadefoot Toad. Each photograph is accompanied by a paragraph or two describing the habitat, life cycle, or interesting facts about each bird or frog. The books are written for ages...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (8): 525–534.
Published: 01 October 2014
... owl will not hunt actively during the day, a toad will wait for rain before serenading his future mates, and a field mouse will stop its search for food if a fox is nearby. How these internal and external factors influence an individual’s behavior varies between members of a given species and among...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 194–201.
Published: 01 March 2013
... applications, such as those available through the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, to track invasive species locally at http://apps.bugwood.org/apps.html . View and discuss relevant videos, such as Cane Toads: An Unnatural History , the 1988 documentary by Mark Lewis...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (9): 667–671.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Story.......................2:121-B Biology & Art: An Intricate Relationship.......................3:194-B Unfolding Proteins.......................4:278-B South Carolina on My Mind.......................5:344-B Frogs and Toads of the World.......................1:57-R Venomous...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (1): 57.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Richard Lord © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. 2012 Frogs and Toads of the World . By Mattison Chris . 2011 . Princeton University Press . (ISBN 9780691149684). 192 pages. Hardcover. $29.95. Frog anatomy, physiology, and behavior are presented in terms of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 464–469.
Published: 01 September 2012
... family who took an interest in the sundry collections of toads, snakes, and turtles that I kept in the basement, and one weekend he helped me build an outdoor cage for my pet skunk. Because of this, I was not surprised when my grandfather took considerable interest in my freshman college botany course. I...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (5): 260–264.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., engineers give points to places where the surface area of the impounded water will be small (weighed against competing considerations, e.g., irrigation). And for an amphibian, as the Mexican spadefoot toad, it's better to deposit its eggs in pools more like a drinking glass than a plate, minimizing the risk...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 January 2010
... PowerPoint ®® . The challenge at the end of this exercise is for students to correctly assign each of the songs of five species of courting male frogs and toads to the five sonograms displayed. In Exercise 2b, the students will examine sound production mechanisms in different animal systems and compare...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (9): 571.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in the fun fact area to explain how whales and bats use sounds to find food. On the "Did you know?" page we are told many facts, such as monarch butter- flies don't make sounds to communicate, rather their colored markings send a silent message to other animals. Tree frogs vs. American toads, platy...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (9): 570–571.
Published: 01 November 2006
... monarch butter- flies don't make sounds to communicate, rather their colored markings send a silent message to other animals. Tree frogs vs. American toads, platy- puses vs. echidnas, dolphins vs. spiny puff- er fish, and Koalas vs. thorny devil lizards are just a few of the opposites highlighted in...