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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 389–393.
Published: 01 August 2020
... often do not have many opportunities to develop their science communication and presentation skills due to the rigorous course requirements inherent in these fields that would make them more competitive for careers in biotechnology. We developed a course using diverse pedagogies designed to introduce...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2019
... undergraduate students to science and engineering, although challenging, is the first important step toward building students' career competencies. An ongoing effort to attract students to biotechnology was initiated 13 years ago in the School of Biotechnology at the East China University of Science and...
The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 169–174.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Citizen science DNA replication biotechnology invasive species lionfish DNA barcoding dietary analysis Citizen science represents collaboration between the public and professional researchers to answer important questions in science ( Troutmann et...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 702–710.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 biotechnology DNA extraction DNA profile forensics flipped classroom This lesson...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kristine Prahl “Think-pair-share” is a widely known active-learning technique. I summarize some of the best practices to use and some pitfalls to avoid when designing a think-pair-share activity for the classroom. Describing a think-pair-activity that I used to teach about biotechnology, I discuss...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 241–247.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Phuong D. Nguyen; Marcelle A. Siegel Project-based learning and action research are powerful pedagogies in improving science education. We implemented a semester-long course using project-based action research to help students apply biotechnology knowledge learned in the classroom to the real world...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (4): 254–258.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Sharon Gusky In this activity, freshman college students learn biotechnology techniques while playing the role of a laboratory technician. They perform simulations of three diagnostic tests used to screen newborns for cystic fibrosis. By performing an ELISA, a PCR analysis, and a conductivity test...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (7): 480–485.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Madelene Loftin; Neil E. Lamb The Biotechnology Discoveries and Applications guidebook aims to provide teachers with an overview of the recent advances in genetics and biotechnology, allowing them to share these findings with their students. The annual guidebook introduces a wealth of modern...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Tim Barko; Troy D. Sadler The educational video game Mission Biotech provides a virtual experience for students in learning biotechnology materials and tools. This study explores the use of Mission Biotech and the associated curriculum by three high school teachers and their students. All three...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 232–236.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Fran Norflus The author used digital photography to supplement learning of biotechnology by students with a variety of learning styles and educational backgrounds. Because one approach would not be sufficient to reach all the students, digital photography was used to explain the techniques and...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 478–483.
Published: 01 October 2010
...@vanderbilt.edu . © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 Symbiosis microbiology DNA biotechnology Wolbachia Humans consist of approximately 10% human cells and 90% prokaryotic cells, yet the idea of studying the varied relationships between eukaryotic hosts and prokaryotic...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 245–251.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jamie L. Jensen I present a learning cycle that explores different biotechnologies using the process of in situ hybridization as a platform. Students are presented with a cyclopic lamb and must use biotechnology to discover the mechanism behind the deformity. Through this activity, students learn...