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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 47–51.
Published: 01 January 2019
... additives, and/or antibiotics have on the gut microbiome. One of the major bacteria in the guts of fruit flies is Lactobacillus , which is easy to grow in the lab. This exercise is done in three consecutive lab sessions. During Lab 1, students prepare a standard nutritive medium that has been mixed with a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 530–535.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jesse A. Lewis; Nadja Anderson In this lesson students will use the Penicillium chrysogenum fungus, which naturally produces the antibiotic penicillin, to investigate the effect of naturally produced antibiotics on bacteria in laboratory cultures. Students co-culture P. chrysogenum with three...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 305–307.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 painting bacteria E. coli protein gene expression DNA Addgene Roger Tsien Repository ( https://www.addgene.org/Roger_Tsien/ ) SEPGuides pFLO Transformation Protocol ( http://www.fredhutch.org/en/education...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 214–220.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Michelle A. Williams; Patricia J. Friedrichsen; Troy D. Sadler; Pamela J. B. Brown Since antibiotics have become routinely used to treat infections, antibiotic resistance is now an emerging concern for public health. To understand how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, many students draw...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 753–762.
Published: 01 November 2017
... investigations in this area of education. The experiment is low-cost, designed for K-12 teachers and students, uses common materials, and teaches students about the exciting relationships among bacteria, worms, and insects. © 2017 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 568–574.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Eva M. Ogens; Richard Langheim We describe how to enable students to learn about the transmission of disease, resistant bacteria, and the importance of taking a “full course” of antibiotics by developing models and simulations to represent the growth and demise of bacteria. By doing these...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 323–331.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... 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 . 2015 Arthropods insects arachnids bacteria symbionts culturable microbes...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (1): 59–60.
Published: 01 January 2013
... 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 . 2013 Ethical social nanosilver consumer product bacteria References Kumar, N., Shah, V...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (1): 41–45.
Published: 01 January 2013
... 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 . 2013 Protozoa bacteria cellulose mutualism anoxia Lab...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 305–309.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Carly V. Redelman; Kathleen Marrs; Gregory G. Anderson In nature, bacteria exist in and adapt to different environments by forming microbial communities called “biofilms.” We propose simple, inquiry-based laboratory exercises utilizing a biofilm formation assay, which allows controlled biofilm...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 548–552.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Association of Biology Teachers. 2011 Bacteria DNA mutation science experiment sunlight ultraviolet radiation demonstrate the lethal effect of sunlight on bacteria; discuss the impact of UV radiation on living cells; perform basic microbiology procedures; and interpret and discuss...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 485–488.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Cheng-Wai Yip I describe a 5-day basic microbiology enrichment course for high school students. In this course, students learn microbiological techniques such as preparation of agar plates, isolation of bacteria from food, serial dilution, and plating. Additionally, they experience the steps...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 506–512.
Published: 01 October 2010
... simple question: What happens to the multitude of leaves that drop each autumn? This inquiry brings students from the outdoors to the laboratory, where they observe differences in leaf decomposition rates and the natural abundance of bacteria and tannin concentrations in leaf tissues of red oak, white...