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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
.../journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers tree-thinking cladogram DNA sequences evolution bioinformatics inquiry Understanding the evolutionary relationships among organisms is a central goal of biology ( Darwin, 1859 ; Dobzhansky, 1973 ; Schluter...
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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
...Jaime L. Sabel Students need support to learn the core ideas, practices, and crosscutting concepts that make up the field of biology so that they can both be successful as biologists and make informed decisions that require biological understanding. One way instructors can support students in these...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82286–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.86
Published: 01 February 2020
...Ronald S. Hermann; Joseph W. Shane; Lee Meadows; Ian C. Binns Despite frequent litigious interactions between science and religion, when it comes to the teaching of evolution, relatively little is known about public school teachers' understanding of the associated legal issues. The present study...
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Model of the basilar membrane at station 4, labeled for <b>understanding</b> the n...
Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 4. Model of the basilar membrane at station 4, labeled for understanding the natural limits of hearing. Missing plates of the metallophone resemble broken hair cells, indicating hearing loss for certain frequencies. Figure 4. Model of the basilar membrane at station 4, labeled for Figure 4. Model of the basilar membrane at station 4, labeled for understanding the natural limits of hearing. Missing plates of the metallophone resemble broken hair cells, indicating hearing loss for certain frequencies. Figure 4. Model of the basilar membrane at station 4, labeled for More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82149–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.49
Published: 01 January 2020
.... , Huntoon, J. , Gardner, A. & Olson, A. ( 2017 ). A self-assisting protein folding model for teaching structural molecular biology . Structure , 25 , 671 – 678 . Duncan, R.G. , Rogat, A.D. & Yarden, A. ( 2009 ). A learning progression for deepening students' understandings of modern...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819610–617 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.610
Published: 01 December 2019
...Wenyuan Yang; Enshan Liu; Xintao Li; Cheng Liu A lesson plan is a design problem for a teacher. The desired solution to this problem is to design an instructional process that can guide students in constructing an understanding of scientific concepts through their own thinking. This article...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818535–542 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.535
Published: 01 October 2019
... using the story of “the lady tasting tea,” then walks the reader through an application of the independent-samples t -test using data from Peter and Rosemary Grant's investigations of Darwin's finches. Understanding how scientists use statistics is an important component of scientific literacy, and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816435–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.435
Published: 01 August 2019
...Günther K. H. Zupanc The elucidation of the principal features of chemical synaptic transmission has been one of the great achievements in the history of neuroscience, yet students have significant difficulties developing a deeper understanding of the underlying concept. This is particularly true...
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Conceptual <b>understanding</b> of the effects of insertions and deletions on the ...
Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 5. Conceptual understanding of the effects of insertions and deletions on the reading frame. Figure 5. Conceptual understanding of the effects of insertions and deletions on the reading frame. Figure 5. Conceptual understanding of the effects of insertions and deletions on the reading frame. Figure 5. Conceptual understanding of the effects of insertions and deletions on the reading frame. More
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<b>Understanding</b> salt pollution and groundwater.   Figure 7. <b>Understanding</b> sal...
Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 7. Understanding salt pollution and groundwater. Figure 7. Understanding salt pollution and groundwater. Figure 7. Understanding salt pollution and groundwater. Figure 7. Understanding salt pollution and groundwater. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815308–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.308
Published: 01 May 2019
.... ( 2017 ). Understanding how science works: the nature of science as the foundation for science teaching and learning . School Science Review , 98 , 71 – 76 . Melillo, J.M. , Richmond, T.T.C. & Yohe, G.W. (Eds.) ( 2014 ). Climate change impacts in the United States: the third National...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81271–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.71
Published: 01 February 2019
... knowledge, evolution acceptance, and understandings of the nature of science compared to results that have been found in similar studies in general biology teachers and preservice science teachers. Our results indicate that AP Biology teachers in the Southeast have understandings and levels of acceptance...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753178–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.6
Published: 01 March 2013
...Dante Cisterna; Michelle Williams; Joi Merritt This study explores upper-elementary and early-middle-school students’ ideas about cells and inheritance and describes patterns of understanding for these topics. Data came from students’ responses to embedded assessments included in a technology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809642–648 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.642
Published: 01 November 2018
... – 229 . http://doi.org/10.1261/rna.2521311 Meyer, L. M. N. , Bonfim, G. C. , & El-Hani, C. N. ( 2013 ). How to understand the gene in the 21st century . Science & Education , 22 ( 2 ), 345 – 374 . doi: 10.1007/s11191-011-9390-z Mohapatra, D. P. , Park, K. S. , & Trimmer...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807483–492 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.483
Published: 01 September 2018
...William F. McComas; Michael J. Reiss; Edith Dempster; Yeung Chung Lee; Clas Olander; Pierre Clément; Dirk Jan Boerwinkel; Arend Jan Waarlo An international group of biology education researchers offer their views on areas of scholarship that might positively impact our understanding of teaching and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803191–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.191
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jason A. Rosenzweig; Maruthi Sridhar Balaji Bhaskar; Shishir Shishodia To enhance/update our microbiology course, we employed a geographic information science and technology (GIST) infusion to improve students’ understanding of epidemiology and disease spread and to encourage students to earn a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80274–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.74
Published: 01 February 2018
... on student understanding and acceptance of evolution. We found that engagement in lessons with Avida-ED both supported student learning of fundamental evolution concepts and was associated with an increase in student acceptance of evolution as evidence-based science. In addition, we found a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799746–752 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.746
Published: 01 November 2017
... focused instead on the mental process of developing scientific understanding from the data, from relevant scientific principles presented in reading and lectures (e.g., mass action) or expounded in previous modules (e.g., Beer's law), and from students’ background knowledge (especially high-school algebra...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798668–670 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.668
Published: 01 October 2017
...Carrie Jo Bucklin; Kristy L. Daniel It is commonly said that perception is everything. Political candidates are judged by how the public understands their platforms; consumers make purchases based on how they view the products; and business executives make corporate decisions based on potential...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796492–495 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.492
Published: 01 August 2017
...Joan Griswold; Loren Shaw; Maureen Munn A Socratic seminar can be a powerful tool for increasing students’ ability to analyze and interpret data. Most commonly used for text-based discussion, we found that using Socratic seminar to engage students with data contributes to student understanding by...