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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (6): 343–350.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... Such a discussion would prove to be helpful in enhancing student understanding of experimental design, especially in designing experiments in animal behavior. The article also includes an extended theoretical problem set that can be used by facilitators in an undergraduate classroom activity. anupama...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (4): 192–196.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Alison Kloiber; Scott P. McRobert First pioneered in 2010, Fish Cam provides the opportunity for students to engage in novel behavioral research without the need for extensive materials or for leaving the classroom. Fish Cam utilizes a robust behavioral paradigm, shoaling behavior in fish...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (6): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2021
... behavior, particularly as related to current challenges of sustainable development. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Which of the two species do you think was more successful in using the resource sustainably? (Children / Chimpanzees) Why do you think this species...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 180–184.
Published: 01 March 2021
... humidity. As we will report in another paper (in review), mosquitoes showed some differences in blood-feeding behavior across BB extract concentrations compared to the ethanol control. In this case, we were interested only in how a particular plant extract affects mosquitoes. Further research...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 352–359.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Animal model behavior fish inquiry-based science learning memory T-maze environmental chemical Getting students to be scientifically literate and possess analytical skills to critically assess what...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 608–618.
Published: 01 October 2018
... in coding languages and statistical analysis. The interdisciplinary and biophysical nature of this experiment engages students in concepts of electromagnetic induction, magnetism, animal behavior, and statistics. © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 661–667.
Published: 01 October 2017
... this laboratory module, students make observations and develop their own research questions, then design, execute, analyze, and present the results of their hypothesis-driven experiments investigating the behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans , a relatively inexpensive and tractable model organism. Our experience...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of their own observations of cichlid behavior. They then design and carry out an experiment to test these hypotheses and determine which hypothesis is best supported by their results. In the first 3-hour lab, students observe single fish placed in 5-gallon (18.9 L) tanks with a small flowerpot 12–24...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 591–598.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to identify how red worms sense their environment and then apply that knowledge to understand the effects of chemical exposure on locomotor behavior. The activities are designed to generate critical thinking about neuromuscular processes and environmental pollutants that affect them. © 2016 National...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 681–688.
Published: 01 November 2015
... certain pollutants affect the behavior of specific aquatic invertebrates, students’ curiosity is piqued by new discovery, and instructors are engaged by the sense of partnering with students to explore the unknown. This module requires that students engage in core biological concepts, including...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2015
... at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Spatial ecology statistics mathematics behavior index dispersion quantitative Spatial analysis is a powerful and broadly applicable analytical tool that is especially...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 595–600.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erika T. Machtinger Hands-on activities with live organisms allow students to actively explore scientific investigation. Here, I present activities that combine guided inquiry with direct instruction and relate how nutrition affects the physiology and behavior of the common housefly...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (7): 460–465.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Emily G. Weigel; Michael DeNieu; Andrew J. Gall This lesson is designed to teach students that behavior is a trait shaped by both genes and the environment. Students will read a scientific paper, discuss and generate predictions based on the ideas and data therein, and model the relationships...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (3): 196–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Behavior data analysis model organisms protists speed–accuracy tradeoffs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 203–209.
Published: 01 March 2013
... affect behavior, apply this knowledge to human populations, and identify the “next experiment.” Behavior results from integrated neurological and hormonal processes responding to external environmental stimuli ( Weber & Spieler, 1987 ). Because behavior is observable and measurable, students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 513–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nicholas A. Barber I present a framework for ecology and evolution laboratory exercises using artificial caterpillars made from modeling clay. Students generate and test hypotheses about predation rates on caterpillars that differ in appearance or “behavior” to understand how natural selection...