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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2020
... integration of hands-on activities following the training of teachers, we can improve the impact of environmental education. Our goals in this study were to (1) develop a new kit-based, hands-on, experiential wildlife curriculum for grades K–12, focused on wild birds; (2) train educators on the curriculum...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 540–543.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Emily E. Argo Changing climate conditions pose challenges for many migratory birds, and their responses to these challenges can depend on their biology. To illustrate these impacts, I developed a board game to help elementary school students understand these challenges. The use of the game provides...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 365–369.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the classroom, especially in ways that students can easily understand. In this article, we propose a dynamic classroom activity for teaching ecological interactions between plants and frugivorous birds, as an example. This same model could also be used or adapted to teach diverse ecological concepts...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (3): 192–197.
Published: 01 March 2015
... habitat preference using bird feeders. These experiments can be used alone or in combination and can also provide a foundation for students to develop extensions incorporating the basic methodology. We see these experiments as most applicable in secondary and postsecondary education, but they could be...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Kelly Sturner; Karen Lucci This inquiry-based activity for high school students introduces concepts of ecology and the importance of data analysis to science. Using an investigative case, students generate independent questions about birds, access Cornell Lab of Ornithology online resources to...