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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (7): 460–465.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Science Standard HS-LS4, Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ). Figure 3. Effect of paternal exposure on mating preference of limnetic (open circles) and benthic (filled circles) stickleback females. Symbols are mean estimates ± SE. Solid line indicates equal...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Erin L. McCullough; Lauren Verdeflor; Alaina Weinsztok; Jason R. Wiles; Steve Dorus Evolution explains both the unity and the diversity of all organisms, and developing students' ability to represent and communicate evolutionary relationships is an important component of a complete biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 118–126.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Yoshihito Kinoshita; Takahiro Yamanoi; Masaharu Takemura We have developed a new DNA extraction experiment for high schools. It uses the concept “Life possesses not only unity, but also diversity” to teach Japanese and American students that various organisms have DNA in their bodies as a common...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 234–240.
Published: 01 April 2020
... science and engineering practices (Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions; Engaging in Argument from Evidence; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations). Specifically, the learning activities meet the following standards (NGSS QUELLE): 2-LS4-1 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity...
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Beakers containing extracted DNA, placed on the diagram of the five-kingdom...
Published: 01 February 2016
Figure 13. Beakers containing extracted DNA, placed on the diagram of the five-kingdom phylogenetic tree in the last procedure to connect unity and diversity. Figure 13. Beakers containing extracted DNA, placed on the diagram of the five-kingdom phylogenetic tree in the last procedure to More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 114–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
... plausible explanation that scientists have for describing the unity and diversity of life on Earth. Allowing students to see that there is scientific consensus and evidence behind seemingly controversial topics could lead to greater acceptance of other controversial ideas such as climate change and vaccines...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., K.I. & Bertolani, R. ( 2001 ). Facts and fiction about long-term survival in tardigrades . Journal of Zoology , 255 , 121 – 123 . Jørgensen, A. , Faurby, S. , Persson, D.K. , Halberg, K.A. , Kristensen, R.M. & Møbjerg, N. ( 2013 ). Genetic diversity in the parthenogenetic...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 69.
Published: 01 February 2019
... explanation for the unity and diversity of life. Our world is so complex and interconnected, it is no surprise that science is too. This essay examines the multiple lines of evidence that align to provide our modern understanding of evolution and its mechanism. Not surprisingly, Charles Darwin is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 79–87.
Published: 01 February 2019
... now in the history of life. Among that evidence are the fossil record, the unity of life, observed evolution, vestigial structures, studies of comparative anatomy, and the spatial distribution of organisms. The evidence led us to the following two questions: What is the history of life? and What...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 561–569.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Harald Parzer; Matthew Stansbury Evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) is a recently established discipline that connects evolutionary theory with developmental biology. However, despite evo-devo's integral use of diverse insect taxa as model systems and its interdisciplinary approach...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 346–352.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Science Standards (NGSS). The NGSS for the life sciences focus on several core ideas, including biological evolution, both unity and diversity. Biodiversity can be an abstract concept that is challenging for teachers to convey and students to comprehend ( Lude, 2010 ). To make biodiversity easier to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 339–345.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Organisms: Structures and Processes  LS1.A: Structure and Function  LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms  LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms  LS1.D: Information Processing Core Idea LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity  LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans Table...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 291–300.
Published: 01 April 2018
... processes Disciplinary Core Idea (DCI) LS1.B, Growth and development of organisms MS-LS4-4, Biological evolution: Unity & diversity DCI LS4.B, Natural selection MS-LS3-1 & MS-LS3-2, Heredity: Inheritance & variation of traits DCI LS3.A, Inheritance of traits DCI LS3.B...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 February 2018
... understanding evolution and accepting it as fact are two different issues, we think that biology educators should pay attention to both. Obviously, we want students to understand how evolution works and how it explains the unity and diversity of life on Earth, but students' acceptance of evolution also gives us...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 513.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... The strength of our biology education community is found in the diversity of our voices and the unity of our shared purpose. NABT conferences involve educators from almost every instructional perspective. There is respect for what each of us contributes, and we all have something to contribute. In...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 785–789.
Published: 01 November 2016
... This index includes everything published in The American Biology Teacher during 2016 (Volume 78) except filler material. The index is alphabetical word-by-word. For example, “Educational” would follow “Education Theory.” The issue number is listed first, then page number, and then one of the key...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 591–598.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., evaluating, and communicating information Disciplinary Core Ideas – Life Sciences From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes (LS1) Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics (LS2) Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity (LS4) Nature of Science Scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 404–409.
Published: 01 May 2016
... heat, acidity, alkalinity, and salt. The lessons and activities use real scientific data from extreme environments on Earth that provide analogues for regions on Mars. The activities align with both NGSS and CCSS for high school and middle school (Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity, Ecosystems...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 293–299.
Published: 01 April 2016
... teacher One period HS-LS4-6. Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity. Create or revise a simulation to test a solution to mitigate adverse impacts of human activity on biodiversity. 3. Analyze and compare ASEI data for six endangered or extinct species, and prepare simulations for endangered...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 91.
Published: 01 February 2016
... scientists working across multiple fields” and, making the point even more strongly, “Evolution and its underlying genetic mechanisms of inheritance and variability are key to understanding both the unity and the diversity of life on Earth” (p. 156). When the NGSS were released, they featured evolution...