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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (8): 542–544.
Published: 01 October 2021
... framework for alleviating this anxiety. In our module, students watch a cute internet cat video, which inspires them to ask scientific questions about animal behavior and collect, analyze, and interpret data. We developed two freely available interactive tools to implement our module. We successfully...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 564–570.
Published: 01 September 2017
... students to see how organisms behave in their natural habitat. This exercise introduces students to the study of animal behavior, specifically the antipredator responses of salamanders. The students form hypotheses regarding the behavior of salamanders in their natural environment and then record responses...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 438–441.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Stan Braude; Susan Margulis; E. Dale Broder The study of Animal Behavior is critically important in understanding our living world and is a major program within the NSF. For students, animal behavior projects offer the opportunity to explore original questions in a scientifically rigorous manner...
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...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 338–340.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., ecology, and animal behavior. Students will learn a new vocabulary term (umwelt) and about the sensory ecology of other organisms via an active-participation presentation, collect and analyze data on sensory disruption of classmates, and put their new knowledge to work by brainstorming ways in which human...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 226–232.
Published: 01 March 2016
...=reprints . 2016 Animal behavior ethograms graphing inquiry science education NGSS Teachers and education leaders are becoming more aware that the process of exploration and the methods that scientists use to conduct research are fundamental to science education, as indicated by the Next...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 432–438.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Mohammad A. Abu Baker; Sara E. Emerson; Joel S. Brown We present a practical field exercise for ecology and animal behavior classes that can be carried out on campus, using urban wildlife. Students document an animal's feeding behavior to study its interactions with the surrounding environment...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 609–614.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-based laboratory module that uses guided inquiry to integrate the concepts of animal behavior and population biology into an issue of both local and global relevance. The issue associated with this module is “What should be done about invasive crayfish?” Students investigate plausible reasons why...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (7): 470–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Hypothesis testing experimental design marine biology sound amplitude wavelength animal behavior The interdisciplinary field of bioacoustics combines concepts in biology and physics as well as methodologies in the field and laboratory, making it broadly suitable to students with diverse interests...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (7): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2011
... whether workers of a large-bodied, abundant, and hardy seed-harvester ant are capable of kin recognition. We use this exercise in an undergraduate animal-behavior class to introduce concepts associated with eusocial insects and the study of kin recognition, as well as to reinforce principles of hypothesis...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (4): 228–231.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Justin R. Lamanna; Perri K. Eason In this animal behavior laboratory, designed to promote a discovery-based approach to laboratory teaching, students first observe the study organism, which gives them the opportunity to decide what behaviors interest them. They work collaboratively to develop...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (7): 437–443.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Margaret A. Voss; Caren B. Cooper Students of animal behavior must learn to accurately define and quantify observations and to be aware of observational bias. We designed an introductory, college-level animal behavior laboratory that uses a free, online citizen-science project (CamClickr) to help...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (6): 361–364.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the larva, and mating behaviors of adult butterflies. 2 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 Biological inquiry animal behavior AP Biology Wisconsin Fast Plants cabbage white butterfly Recent studies of American science education...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (3): 180–185.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Charles J. Rop This is a set of animal behavior investigations in which students will practice scientific inquiry as they observe crayfish, ask questions, and discuss territoriality, social interactions, and other behaviors. In doing this, they hone their skills of observation, learn to record...