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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 387–394.
Published: 01 August 2019
... CFS that we have used in our biology classrooms to increase students' critical-thinking skills and understanding of scientific method. Three general categories of potential pathogens – virus, vaccine, and microbiome – are discussed during multiple classroom sessions. We found that our students were...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 301–304.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... pedagogy STEM Education critical thinking feedback assessment term paper Students may lack the epistemological background to understand lab reports as a process of doing science. Students believe that the lab report is a schooling or academic genre that is assigned exclusively in science lab...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 100–104.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 evolution missing links critical thinking transitional species Figure 1. The missing link argument is inconsistent with scientific thinking because it is nonfalsifiable. If fossil B is discovered with transitional traits between A and D, two new...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 450–454.
Published: 01 August 2017
... presentation. The assignments varied by course section; in the control section, each group's topics were selected to complement the course topic, whereas in the iterative sections, each group's topic would derive from the previous group's presentation. Students’ critical thinking skills were assessed before...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 473–479.
Published: 01 August 2017
... osmotic processes. critical thinking inquiry instruction osmosis © 2017 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 542–548.
Published: 01 September 2016
...: development of strategies and tools will require the brightest and most imaginative. Incorporation of the exposome into education curricula will foster discussion, development of interest, improvement of skills, and promotion of critical thinking to prepare students for civically engaged lives, ongoing study...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 323–327.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Paige Littman; Janice Moore Viewing animal behavior in the wild is time consuming, can be costly, and often yields few results compared to the time required. This assignment encourages students to explore animal behavior through online videos while developing research and critical-thinking skills...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 248–253.
Published: 01 March 2016
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Popular science book trade book book report essay outline critical thinking scientific arguments scientific discourse thesis experiments References Alvarez, W. ( 1997...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 250–257.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Need for cognition critical thinking evolution Darwinism climate change global warming science denial skepticism Figure 1. Histograms showing distribution of students according to their...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 220–221.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... 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 . 2013 Botany critical thinking environmental studies ethics genetically modified crops...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 339–340.
Published: 01 May 2012
...://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 Critical thinking inquiry lab reports scientific method statistical analysis References Lawson, A.E. (1999). What should students learn about the nature of science and how should we teach it? Journal of College Science Teaching , 28 , 401–411. National...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2012
... to laboratory teaching and development of critical-thinking and reasoning skills. Figure 1. Schematic diagram of experiments used in each module. (A) Module 1: preparation of cDNA using reverse transcriptase. (B) Module 2: amplification of gene-specific cDNA using PCR. (C) Module 3: agarose...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (3): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2012
... critically. Examples show that students can learn to compare and defend their experimental results, thus bringing them closer to real research and critical-thinking skills. © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (2): 81–83.
Published: 01 February 2012
...William D. Stansfield A creationist has called Dobzhansky's dictum a myth. Discussion of this debate could be used as an object lesson for critical thinking. Figure 1. Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900–1975). Figure 1. Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900–1975). © 2012 by National Association...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (9): 545–550.
Published: 01 November 2010
... . Critical thinking claims for weight loss References Amigo I. Fernáández C. . ( 2007 ). Effects of diets and their role in weight control . Psychology, Health & Medicine , 12 , 321 –– 327 . Bray G.A. . ( 1992 ). Physiology of obesity . American Journal of Clinical...