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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
... without sufficient scaffolding and structure. Further, curricula for student-centered laboratory activities are lacking for several biological disciplines, including plant biology and botany. In this article, I describe a semester-long structured-inquiry research curriculum developed for a plant biology...
The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824266–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.266
Published: 01 April 2020
... Biology Teachers arthropod captive breeding crustacean curriculum Porcellio scaber science education terrestrial isopod Terrestrial isopods (often referred to as sow bugs or pill bugs) are small, land-dwelling crustaceans. Because of their gentle nature, terrestrial isopods are...
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803168–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.168
Published: 01 March 2018
...Lynda Jones; Diana Gordon; Mary Zelinski Students tend to be very interested in medical issues that affect them and their friends and family. Using cancer as a hook, the ART of Reproductive Medicine: Oncofertility curriculum (free, online, and NIH sponsored) has been developed to supplement the...
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802106–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.106
Published: 01 February 2018
... conflict curriculum attitudes Figure 1. The change in students' level of perceived conflict between their religious beliefs and evolution. Students who are highly religious are marked in black, whereas students who are moderately religious are marked in dark grey. Students who expressed low...
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80147–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.47
Published: 01 January 2018
... is also addressed by HS-LS4-6.) ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ) amblypygid anthropocene mass extinction arachnid arthropod captive breeding curriculum Damon diadema Heterophrynus batesii science education sixth mass extinction Figure 1. A mature adult male Heterophrynus batesii...
The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792104–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.104
Published: 01 February 2017
... https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2014/10/28/pope-francis-backs-theory-of-evolution-says-god-is-no-wizard/ The Clergy Letter Project . ( 2016 ). http://theclergyletterproject.org/ evolution attitudes religion acceptance of evolution curriculum © 2017 National...
The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786456–462 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.456
Published: 01 August 2016
... readers take the plunge into (or at least get their feet wet in) the welcoming waters of Vision and Change. Table 1. Vision and change tenets of educational practice. Action Item Outcome Goals Integrated curriculum Introduce scientific process. Teach core concepts in the...
The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779659–668 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.3
Published: 01 November 2015
... counterpart to our human genome. With new information about the human microbiome comes the challenge of shifting biology students’ focus from casting microbes as pathogens toward appreciating microbes as symbionts. “The Human Microbiome,” a curriculum supplement produced by the Genetic Science Learning Center...
The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768508–515 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.4
Published: 01 October 2014
... reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Ecology human impact curriculum science standards Use the paragraph below to answer the following questions. The streams in forested...
The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766365–369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.3
Published: 01 August 2014
... introduces students to environmental influences on our genes and the complexities of gene expression. A supplemental curriculum module developed by the Genetic Science Learning Center (GSLC) at the University of Utah brings epigenetics to high school and undergraduate classrooms through a range of online and...
The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766379–383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.5
Published: 01 August 2014
... Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Biology curriculum genetics genomics quantitative analysis textbook References AAAS. (2005a). High school biology textbooks: a benchmarks-based evaluation. [Online.] Available at http...
The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76281–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.3
Published: 01 February 2014
... simple multicellularity using single-celled yeast ( Saccharomyces cerevisiae ). By simply selecting for faster settling through liquid media, yeast evolve to form snowflake-shaped multicelled clusters that continue to evolve as multicellular individuals. We present core experimental and curriculum tools...
The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 748542–549 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.8.3
Published: 01 October 2012
... standard for natural selection and evolution. Finally, there is a discussion of the implications of the new standards for biology programs in general and curriculum, instruction, and assessment in particular. Figure 5. Using mathematics and computational thinking. Figure 5. Using mathematics and...
The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 738454–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.8.6
Published: 01 October 2011
...Jessica Goldstein; Dan F. B. Flynn Analytical and quantitative thinking skills are core components of science but can be challenging to teach in introductory biology courses. To address this issue, modest curriculum modifications, including methods of hypothesis testing, data collection, and...