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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.169
Published: 01 March 2019
... conservation Where did the invasive species come from and what was their mode of introduction? What is the species' current invasive distribution and possible means of dispersal? What are documented and hypothesized impacts on native species? Are there potential impacts to fisheries and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805346–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.346
Published: 01 May 2018
... organization: A problem of defining traits . Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics , 5 , 209 – 218 . Gurevitch, J. , & Padilla, D. ( 2004 ). Are invasive species a major cause of extinctions? Trends in Ecology & Evolution , 19 ( 9 ), 470 – 474 . Hautier, Y...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792151–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.151
Published: 01 February 2017
... 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 . 2017 ecology writing exercise South America Latin America invasive species introduced species biogeography...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784317–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.317
Published: 01 April 2016
..., www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Aedes aegypti Aedes albopictus mosquito surveillance citizen science epidemiology invasive species public health Figure 1. Distribution of positive West Nile cases in 2014. Counties shaded in gray reported at least one case, and counties in white...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779676–680 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.5
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tyler L. Poppenwimer; Hannah M. Hicks; Priscilla A. Nyamai; Kathryn E. Boes Invasive species are an issue of global concern because they can have large impacts on ecosystems and are challenging to manage. We present an activity aimed at improving undergraduate students’ understanding of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77173–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.11
Published: 01 January 2015
...Evan Lampert Invasive species, defined as exotic species that reach pest status, are major threats to global biodiversity. Although invasive species can belong to any taxonomic group, general characteristics such as rapid growth and reproduction are shared by many invasive species. “Invented...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769609–614 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.7
Published: 01 November 2014
... crayfish are often successful invasive species through hypothesis testing, collection of behavioral data on live crayfish, and quantitative reasoning. Students also consider economic and environmental impacts of invasive species on local and global ecosystems. We implemented this module in a large...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 756417–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.6.11
Published: 01 August 2013
... . 2013 Apostle model keystone species ecosystem engineer invasive species species at risk Reference Jones, T.O. & Sasser, E.W., Jr. (1995). Why satisfied customers defect. Harvard Business Review , November–December, 88–99. Another possible defector analogue is that the pool...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 755349–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.5.10
Published: 01 May 2013
...Barbara Jean May This activity engages students to better understand the impact of transmission by invasive species. Using dice, poker chips, and paper plates, an entire class mimics the spread of an invasive species within a geographic region. The activity can be modified and conducted at the K–16...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753194–201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.8
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jennifer L. Hopwood; Susan K. Flowers; Katie J. Seidler; Erica L. Hopwood Invasive species are a substantial threat to biodiversity. Educating students about invasive species introduces fundamental concepts in biology, ecology, and environmental science. In the Race to Displace game, students...