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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 341–343.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Kwok-chi Lau A physical eye model made of a water balloon and a convex lens is described. It can be used to model how an image is formed in the eye as well as shortsightedness and farsightedness. The model is unique in featuring a fluid-filled “eyeball” with “intraocular pressure,” making it a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 369–375.
Published: 01 May 2015
... quality of natural resources is something for grown-ups and beyond their responsibility. This curriculum highlights connections. Students characterize bacteria in a local untreated water source and investigate the mechanism, effectiveness, and byproducts of chlorine bleach as a water treatment. Working in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 353–358.
Published: 01 May 2018
... take on the role of environmental consultants, helping city planners decide the best location for a new recreation area located on the fictional community's major waterway. The objective of the game is to engage the students in critical thinking to determine the most relevant water tests needed to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 18–27.
Published: 01 January 2020
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Test tube of 0% glycerol (100% <b>water</b>). As predicted, it is solid ice.   Fig...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 4. Test tube of 0% glycerol (100% water). As predicted, it is solid ice. Figure 4. Test tube of 0% glycerol (100% water). As predicted, it is solid ice. More
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Test tube with 80% glycerol (20% <b>water</b>). Notice that the vitrified solid la...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 5. Test tube with 80% glycerol (20% water). Notice that the vitrified solid layer is as clear as glass and there is no ice present. Figure 5. Test tube with 80% glycerol (20% water). Notice that the vitrified solid layer is as clear as glass and there is no ice present. More
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Cryobiology lab equipment: 50 mL of <b>water</b>, 50 mL of glycerol, 5 small test ...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 2. Cryobiology lab equipment: 50 mL of water, 50 mL of glycerol, 5 small test tubes, 5 mL needleless syringes for measuring water and for measuring glycerol, and a long-handled test tube holder. Also necessary but not pictured are a black Sharpie and a 5 mL plastic bulb pipette for each More
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 566–570.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Mohamed Lakrim The transport of water in plants is among the most difficult and challenging concepts to explain to students. It is even more difficult for students enrolled in an introductory general biology course. An easy approach is needed to demonstrate this complex concept. I describe visual...
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Physical model of an estuary. (A) Salt <b>water</b> (left) and fresh <b>water</b> (right)...
Published: 01 January 2012
Figure 1. Physical model of an estuary. (A) Salt water (left) and fresh water (right) were poured into each compartment. (B) When the flood gate was released, the denser, saline water sank to the bottom of the fresh-water compartment, displacing the fresh water on top. (C) A stratified water More
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Operation of the single-leaf potometer with <b>water</b>.   Figure 2. Operation of...
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 2. Operation of the single-leaf potometer with water. Figure 2. Operation of the single-leaf potometer with water. More
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Operation of the potometer with stem and colored <b>water</b>.   Figure 3. Operati...
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 3. Operation of the potometer with stem and colored water. Figure 3. Operation of the potometer with stem and colored water. More
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Daphnia magna  in <b>water</b> (A) and in 1% caffeine at (B) 5 minutes and (C) 15 ...
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 2. Daphnia magna in water (A) and in 1% caffeine at (B) 5 minutes and (C) 15 minutes immersion time. Figure 2. Daphnia magna in water (A) and in 1% caffeine at (B) 5 minutes and (C) 15 minutes immersion time. More
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 503–508.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Helena Puche; Helena Puche; Jame Holt; Jame Holt This semi-guided inquiry activity explores the macroinvertebrate fauna in water sources affected by different levels of pollution. Students develop their ability to identify macroinvertebrates, compare aquatic fauna from different sources of water...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 471–478.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jodi Enos-Berlage A 3-week laboratory module was developed for an undergraduate microbiology course that would connect student learning to a real-life challenge, specifically a local water-quality project. The laboratory series included multiple field trips, sampling of soil and water, and...
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( A ) Mean <b>water</b> 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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Diatoms found in the two decorative <b>water</b> fountains on the Armstrong State ...
Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 4. Diatoms found in the two decorative water fountains on the Armstrong State University campus in Savannah, Georgia. Fountain 1 had substrates analogous to “stream” and “rock” (epilithic) habitats. Fountain 2 was unlike the other fountain and had “outer wetwall” and “inner ring” analogous More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 478–487.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Figure 8. Students measure water for washing a piece of fleece (station 2). ...
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