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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775369–375 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.8
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; 805353–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.353
Published: 01 May 2018
... accept or reject the four proposed locations, given their knowledge of possible pollutants from different land-use activities. Students work in teams to integrate methods used in determining water quality, such as chemical testing, macroinvertebrate surveys, and bacterial monitoring, into a defendable...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747471–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.8
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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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747503–508 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.13
Published: 01 September 2012
... samples, evaluate water quality using an index, document and analyze data, raise questions and hypotheses, and discuss other possible issues that could be investigated at a later time. These sets of activities were designed for freshman high school students but are applicable to middle school students as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 658620–626 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451573
Published: 01 October 2003
... demonstrate effects of pollutants on aquatic organ- isms. In more advanced classes, students can cage the snails or use tag-release-recapture methods to conduct in-stream studies on water quality. We describe techniques for conducting classroom and field tests with two snail genera (Elimia and Pleurocera...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 596349–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450327
Published: 01 June 1997
... Organisms. EPA/ 600/4-89/001. Cincinnati: Environ- mental Protection Agency. Weber Short-Term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater Organisms 1989 How-T- -It , Experimental Invesgations of Water Quality: The Bioassay John E. Havel M...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 554228–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449639
Published: 01 April 1993
... the analysis of water and wastewater 1985 Ayers, R.S. & Westcot, D.W. (1976). Water quality for agriculture. Irrigation and drainage paper 29. Rome: Food and Ag- riculture Organization of the United Na- tions. Ayers Water quality for agriculture 1976 Bunt, A.C. (1988). Media and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1986; 4816 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448177
Published: 01 January 1986
... by embracing an appropriate system of testing and certification for teachers. We will then be in a much stronger position to demand increased salaries and attract our share of the bright ambitious students. Dan Wivagg, Associate Editor Letter to the Editor More Thoughts on Stream Water Quality Dear...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1985; 476359–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448084
Published: 01 September 1985
... use of the biotic index as an indication of water quality. Pro- ceedings Volume V. from the Association of Biology Laboratory Educators Confer- ence, Clemson University, June 1983. Zimmerman The use of the biotic index as an indication of water quality Proceedings Volume V. from the Association...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1977; 395313–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445919
Published: 01 May 1977
...LaVere B. Merritt Copyright 1977 National Association of Biology Teachers References ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY1977, Quality criteria for water, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environ- mental Protection Agency. Environmental Protection Agency Quality criteria for water 1977...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1977; 396372–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445952
Published: 01 September 1977
...Steven E. Dyche Copyright 1977 National Association of Biology Teachers Using Aquatic Insects as Indicators of Water Quality Steven E. Dyche Black Hills State College Spearfish, South Dakota 57783 With the yearly celebration of the first Earth Day (April 22, 1970) in mind I would like to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1972; 346338–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4443978
Published: 01 September 1972
...Elvis J. Holt Copyright 1972 National Association of Biology Teachers Water Quality and the City Ecosystem ELVIS J. HOLT Environmental biology is an exciting subject to teach, for it crosses many disciplines and has broad implications. In one form or another the subject has become an "in thing...
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Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 1. Sorting sheet to evaluate water quality using macroinvertebrates. Each group represents organisms that are (1) very sensitive to pollution (high water quality; Group 1); (2) somewhat sensitive to water quality but could survive in waters that aren’t quite clean (mid-level pollution
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Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 2. Maximum water quality (± SE) results after student evaluations of macroinvertebrate faunas from water samples with assumed different pollution levels. BP = Bison Pond, DR = Des Plaines River, and SC = Salt Creek. Bars with different top letters are significantly different (Kruskal
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 Water quality mentor...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779703–706 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.10
Published: 01 November 2015
... or river, then graph, analyze, and interpret physical and chemical water-quality data (and possibly weather data) from local sources. Details on how to access, download, and manage data sets are provided. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753186–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.7
Published: 01 March 2013
... lab groups. Two weeks later, the ecosystems are deconstructed, and the students tally the organisms and assess key water-quality measures, including salinity, pH, and ammonia levels. Some sample data and results are presented, as well as tips for successful implementation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808572–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.572
Published: 01 October 2018
... these green spaces and are the largest organisms that most individuals encounter on a daily basis. However, many are unaware of the important role of trees in their local environments ( Camacho-Cervantes et al., 2014 ). Trees improve air quality, mitigate storm-water runoff, and provide food and habitat...
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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
... examples include a 3-D game-based curriculum to teach water quality concepts ( Barab et al., 2009 ), software to help students learn to use concept maps ( Novak, 2003 ) or understand evolution and natural selection ( Zembal-Saul et al., 2002 ), and an online assignment with in-class discussions to support...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
... . Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment , 11 , 156 – 162 . Jackson, S.J. & Buyuktur, A. ( 2014 ). Who killed WATERS? Mess, method, and forensic explanation in the making and unmaking of large-scale science networks . Science, Technology and Human Values , 39 , 285 – 308 . Kuh, G.D...