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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 340–350.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Courtney Goode Given that science and engineering practices are a large focus in the Next Generation Science Standards, biology teachers need to find ways to incorporate the engineering design process into their curriculum. To address this need, I present a lesson that allows for student...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 269–277.
Published: 01 April 2019
... scientific writing of introductory biology students . American Biology Teacher , 73 , 149 – 153 . Neman, B.S. ( 1995 ). Teaching Students to Write . Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press . NGSS Lead States ( 2013 ). Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States . Washington, DC...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 594–599.
Published: 01 October 2018
... soilborne pathogens Enterobacteriaceae Next Generation Science Standards student-driven inquiry Alternate sources of inoculum. Bacterial soft rot pathogens are often adapted to their hosts. Given soft rot bacteria from different hosts, which do you think will most likely be able to infect...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 540–543.
Published: 01 September 2018
... through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 migration board game climate change birds phenology Next Generation Science Standards Figure 1. Science Camp participants playing Migration Mismatch. Photo by...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 233–237.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Research in Science Teaching , 39 ( 6 ), 497 – 521 . Lee, O. , Quinn, H. , & Valdés, G. ( 2013 ). Science and language for English language learners in relation to Next Generation Science Standards and with implications for Common Core State Standards for English language arts and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 635–641.
Published: 01 October 2016
... environment is used for context to promote an understanding of interdependent ecological relationships and the nonlinear and sustaining effects of loss of species. The Food Web DRP tasks we describe are designed for classroom implementation in alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards. The intended...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 312–316.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Rebecca D. Joyner; Jeff C. Marshall The featured exemplar lesson incorporates an inquiry-based investigation, aligned to the 4E × 2 Instructional Model, in which students design, refine, and implement a plan to reduce their carbon footprint in alignment with Next Generation Science Standards (HS...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... throughout the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Although model-based learning and curriculum are not novel in educational theory, only recently has modeling taken center stage in K–12 national standards for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classes. We present a variety of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 577–582.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Mike U. Smith; John T. Baldwin A useful approach to answering the Next Generation Science Standards’ call for teaching students to demonstrate understanding using mathematical representations is use of the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (H-W eq). This article is focused on the meaning of H-W eq and its...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 485–491.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the challenges to its inclusion in science classes. In addition, I outline proposals, including those in the Next Generation Science Standards, for those aspects of NOS that should be featured in science classes. Finally, I discuss distinctions in NOS specific to the science of biology and conclude...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 452–457.
Published: 01 August 2015
... useful in assessing students’ understanding of content in larger contexts. They enable students to use models to construct explanations, with evidence to support hypotheses – practices emphasized in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Storyboards provide an opportunity for performance...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 128–133.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jana Bouwma-Gearhart; Andrew Bouwma The Next Generation Science Standards ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ) recommend that science courses engage communities of students in scientific practices that include building accurate conceptual models of phenomena central to the understanding of scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 January 2015
... discuss the implications of the diagnosis. This activity is targeted at undergraduates in a nonmajors genetics course, but the goals align with AP Biology Big Idea 3 and Next Generation Science Standards HS-LS3. The activity illustrates the relationship between genotype and phenotype, reinforces the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 408–414.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., and energy transformation – all goals recommended by the Next Generation Science Standards. Figure 1. The EcoSpheres used in this module are small, self-contained ecosystems with bacteria, algae, and brine shrimp that survive for several years without human maintenance. Figure 1. The...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (4): 265–269.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., H.A. (2007). Front matter. Ready, Set, SCIENCE! Putting Research to Work in K–8 Science Classrooms . Washington, DC: National Academies Press. National Research Council. (2013). Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States . Washington, DC: National Academies Press. National...