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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are expected to demonstrate their understanding of several core evolutionary concepts, including trait variation and inheritance, fossils and extinct organisms, common ancestry, natural selection, and adaptation. However, he might also wonder how this is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Gregory F. Grether Evolution by natural selection is key to understanding life and of considerable practical importance in public health, medicine, biotechnology, and agriculture. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) include natural selection among several evolutionary concepts that all...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (9): 614–618.
Published: 02 December 2020
...Lily Apedaile Model-based inquiry , inquiry-based learning , and phenomenon are all popular terms in K–12 science education right now. Science education in our public education system is rapidly changing due to the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These standards ask...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (9): 619–623.
Published: 02 December 2020
... field and open-access online inquiry-based activities. The varied lessons within this unit were purposefully created to align with the Next Generation Science Standards and to fit within either an earth science or a biology course. They use existing online geospatial tools and can be tailored to any...
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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
... California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Carnivorous plants course-based undergraduate research experiences predator-prey relationships Next Generation Science Standards Since 1999, the advanced Terrestrial Plant Ecology class at...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 594–599.
Published: 01 October 2018
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 plant diseases Pectobacterium caratovorum inoculation soilborne pathogens Enterobacteriaceae Next Generation Science Standards student-driven inquiry Plant diseases...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 540–543.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 There are approximately 2,000 species of migratory birds worldwide, and over 300 of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 233–237.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... 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 . 2017 academic language Next Generation Science Standards activity “Academic...
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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. © 2014 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (4): 265–269.
Published: 01 April 2014
... National Association of Biology Teachers. 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 Osmosis Next Generation Science Standards...