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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...
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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...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 346–352.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... ( 2008 ). Synergies among extinction drivers under global change . Trends in Ecology & Evolution , 23 ( 8 ), 453 – 460 . Burghardt, K. T. , Tallamy, D. W. , & Shriver, G. ( 2009 ). Impact of native plants on bird and butterfly biodiversity in suburban landscapes . Conservation...
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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...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Invasive species classical biological control characteristics anthropogenic effects conservation Defenders of Wildlife ( http...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 459–463.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Red-eared slider commercial exploitation conservation student projects A good place to visit is a reptile show that is held in your state. Before you encourage students to attend such a show, they should learn the state herp laws so that they will have a better idea of what is legal and what...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (2): 114–116.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. 2012 Biodiversity conservation endangered species environmental ethics extinction • Students will use an inquiry-based approach to understand the factors influencing the decline of biodiversity worldwide. • Students will become...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (6): 357–360.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Class of 2011) 2 e-mail: ndigiovanni@naperville203.org Inquiry bud plant growth conservation projects References Coombes A.J. ( 1992 ). Trees . New York, NY : Dorling Kindersley . Dirr M.A. ( 1998 ). Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification...