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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 503–505.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Stephanie Lessard-Pilon; James McNeil A challenge for introductory students in conservation biology is to understand how different environmental and human factors – in particular, density-dependent and density-independent factors – can interact to increase extinction risk in species. To enhance...
The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 638–643.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joel Carlin Conservation employers have long valued the in-depth, highly technical training provided by graduate and undergraduate environmental science curricula. However, employers also highly value communication and critical-thinking skills beyond research science, especially the ability to make...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 346–352.
Published: 01 May 2018
... through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 biodiversity conservation invasive species demonstration gardens ecology Biodiversity includes the full extent of diversity of organisms at all scales, from...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 359–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... data, and apply their findings to pertinent conservation issues. This four-day activity uses a simplified approach, called the meter stick random sampling method, to measure plant biodiversity of different local habitats. Time-efficient and not reliant on species identification, this method is designed...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 455–459.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Brian F.M. Olechnowski The academic fields of conservation biology and wildlife management have become highly interdisciplinary. The political, economic, sociological, and ethical dimensions within these fields must be studied and considered by students as conservationists put their management...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 733–738.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Matthew J. Heard Undergraduates in ecology and conservation biology courses often lack a clear understanding of how to do fieldwork and utilize data analysis to answer complex questions. This is unfortunate, because with proper training these students could identify and address some of today's most...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Invasive species classical biological control characteristics anthropogenic effects conservation Invasive species, defined as exotic organisms that cause significant economic or ecological harm to humans...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 459–463.
Published: 01 September 2012
... slider commercial exploitation conservation student projects Teachers get so caught up in all the mundane activities of dealing with the preparation of lesson plans, state subject standards, parent contacts, paperwork, after-school functions, and many other things that they forget...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (2): 114–116.
Published: 01 February 2012
... conservation endangered species environmental ethics extinction The loss of species diversity is one of the most concerning environmental issues facing the biosphere today. The rate of species loss is so high that experts suggest we are entering the sixth mass extinction event for the planet ( Pimm et...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (6): 357–360.
Published: 01 August 2010
... 2010 Inquiry bud plant growth conservation projects When we were first assigned the bud project, I'm not going to lie, I wasn't too thrilled about it. I didn't think I would actually observe any significant changes, but it was indeed growing. When the bud started to open I started to get...