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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (6): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2021
... behavior, particularly as related to current challenges of sustainable development. Then the assignment sheet was handed out and participants were given 5–10 minutes to answer the following questions: Which of the two species do you think was more successful in using the resource sustainably...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 180–184.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and creating plant extracts and offer suggestions for how students can use both for inquiry. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 mosquito blood feeding behavior beautyberry repellent Mosquitoes carry human pathogens, and their populations may increase in number...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 352–359.
Published: 01 May 2019
...), and Day 8 = Memory (i.e., stability of learned behavior). Figure 2. Testing protocol for learning and memory experiment involving acclimation to environment, training with positive reinforcement and punishment, and memory. Figure 2. Testing protocol for learning and memory experiment involving...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 608–618.
Published: 01 October 2018
... in coding languages and statistical analysis. The interdisciplinary and biophysical nature of this experiment engages students in concepts of electromagnetic induction, magnetism, animal behavior, and statistics. © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 661–667.
Published: 01 October 2017
... this laboratory module, students make observations and develop their own research questions, then design, execute, analyze, and present the results of their hypothesis-driven experiments investigating the behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans , a relatively inexpensive and tractable model organism. Our experience...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Territoriality behavior animal contests cichlid fish experiment Territoriality is a familiar topic to humans; we patrol our borders, we erect fences around our properties, and teenagers put “Keep Out” signs on their bedroom doors. In nonhuman animals, territory holders often enjoy many fitness...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 591–598.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to identify how red worms sense their environment and then apply that knowledge to understand the effects of chemical exposure on locomotor behavior. The activities are designed to generate critical thinking about neuromuscular processes and environmental pollutants that affect them. © 2016 National...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 681–688.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in the process of science by asking them to develop behavioral bioassays to test the response of aquatic macroinvertebrates to various pollutants. Students begin with literature review and hypothesis generation on an open-ended question; continue through experimental design, data collection, and analysis...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and apply that equation to experimental behavioral data for Gambusia affinis (western mosquitofish). This activity can be adapted and conducted at the 9–16 grade levels. Spatial ecology statistics mathematics behavior index dispersion quantitative Spatial analysis is a powerful and broadly...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 595–600.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erika T. Machtinger Hands-on activities with live organisms allow students to actively explore scientific investigation. Here, I present activities that combine guided inquiry with direct instruction and relate how nutrition affects the physiology and behavior of the common housefly...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (7): 460–465.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Emily G. Weigel; Michael DeNieu; Andrew J. Gall This lesson is designed to teach students that behavior is a trait shaped by both genes and the environment. Students will read a scientific paper, discuss and generate predictions based on the ideas and data therein, and model the relationships...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (3): 196–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... 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 Behavior data analysis model organisms protists speed–accuracy tradeoffs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 203–209.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Students observe how Pb 2+ alters fish behaviors. Because many levels of biological organization are involved, this module has application for multiple units within general and advanced biology classes. Beginning with what is known about Pb 2+ toxicity, students develop testable hypotheses about how it may...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 513–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nicholas A. Barber I present a framework for ecology and evolution laboratory exercises using artificial caterpillars made from modeling clay. Students generate and test hypotheses about predation rates on caterpillars that differ in appearance or “behavior” to understand how natural selection...