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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (4): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Rachel T. Bolus; R. Matthew Ogburn; Carrie Jo Bucklin Pedagogical research has demonstrated the effectiveness of authentic, inquiry-based research experiences in a classroom context for improving both cognitive and noncognitive learning outcomes for a broad range of students. Ecology labs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (6): 336–342.
Published: 01 August 2023
... different iterations of a semester-long collaboration between a biology faculty member and a science education faculty member at a major research institution in the Southeastern United States. Specifically, the faculty members designed an ecology laboratory course for upper-level undergraduate students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (4): 216–221.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... Students can transform into true ecosystem explorers. [email protected] © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 iNaturalist inquiry-based learning outdoor learning ecology ecosystems The recent Call to Action for Science Education: Building Opportunity...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (3): 152–158.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Aaron E. Kidd; Alex J. Sobotka; Benjamin A. Janney Energy and biomass distribution in the ecological sciences have long been approximated by complex, often idealized scientific models. When utilized appropriately, these models are powerful tools for students, who must organize evidence and make...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (8): 503–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
... be useful in ecological monitoring. We suggest recommendations on how this program can be utilized in different settings and across disciplines. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 amphibian biodiversity ecology experiential learning remote learning As many courses...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (8): 472–477.
Published: 01 October 2022
... are accounted for, is the result of their “thought experiment” and is prominent in most introductory biology and ecology classes—classes where the theory is described and then students test the theory by a variety of means, sometimes going into the field to count number of species in plots of different sizes...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (6): 353–357.
Published: 01 August 2022
... ecology Engage in scientific practices/discourse. Explore how science is a “way of knowing” about the world. Explain the components of environmental biology/biodiversity. Elaborate on how to build new hypotheses with data collected. Evaluate how information gained can be applied...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (6): 360–364.
Published: 01 August 2022
...S.E. Parsons; M. Ferzli; P. Aune; A.G. Dale Teaching ecological concepts and field methods for introductory biology courses can be challenging, especially when class sizes are large and activities or topics depend on environmental conditions that can change dramatically from semester to semester...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (6): 407–410.
Published: 01 August 2021
... loan or someone may come out to pilot with your class. With any of these options, teachers should also discuss school regulations and liability with administration. drones ecology resources safety technology unmanned aerial vehicles Over the past fifteen years, unmanned aerial...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (4): 270–273.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sean M. Hartzell; Thomas S. Klinger Ecological field techniques such as transect surveys are long-used, integral means of immersing students in field exercises to illustrate ecological measures. Many species of crayfish create conspicuous burrows within or near aquatic habitats. Such burrows can...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 138–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Caryn Babaian; Sudhir Kumar We present a drawing discovery lab that crosscuts multiple disciplines in biology and links concepts in genetics and evolutionary thinking to enhance understanding of the genotype-to-phenotype transformation. These combined concepts are also linked to ecological...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 165–173.
Published: 01 March 2021
... by scientists in a variety of ways. Science is evidence based, and conclusions are arrived at after multiple replicable experiments. Presented here are six ecological scenarios that demonstrate how scientists arrive at answers to population ecology questions. These lessons can be implemented as single...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., biological inference, and scientific writing. This comprehensive, ready-to-implement curriculum is suitable for plant biology, botany, and plant ecology courses and is particularly valuable for students with no prior research experience. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 222–227.
Published: 01 April 2019
... generations as laid out by the mission statement of OPRHP” (Ganondagan, n.d.). Service-learning outdoor environmental ecology natural history community engagement Knowledge of natural history is an important component of a balanced science education and is essential for a successful career...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 359–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 biodiversity conservation ecology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 372–378.
Published: 01 May 2018
... ( Drew et al., 2017 ). In class, we presented community ecology data, and in small groups students determined how to assess the community (e.g., soil type, species diversity, species richness, species abundance). The evaluation questions should be adjusted for the level of students and type of class...