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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
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) 82 (4): 266–268.
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) 80 (3): 168–174.
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) 80 (2): 106–115.
Published: 01 February 2018
... PowerPoint slide Students read Science, Evolution, and Creationism to understand the nature of science ( NAS, 2008 ) Students watched videos of instructor describing the nature of science evolution religion perceived conflict curriculum attitudes Table 3. Aspects of...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 47–49.
Published: 01 January 2018
... mass extinction arachnid arthropod captive breeding curriculum Damon diadema Heterophrynus batesii science education sixth mass extinction Heterophrynus batesii (the Giant Amazonian Whip Spider) ( Figure 1 ) are often referred to as “whip scorpions” or “whip spiders” because of...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 104–111.
Published: 01 February 2017
... California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 evolution attitudes religion acceptance of evolution curriculum Evolutionary biologist Stephen J. Gould and others articulated the Non-Overlapping Magesteria (NOMA) framework in which...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 456–462.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Vision and Change curriculum undergraduate biology instruction active learning These past few years, the “Vision and Change” (V&C) movement has spread throughout biology education. The basic tenets...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 659–668.
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) 76 (8): 508–515.
Published: 01 October 2014
... human-environmental-impact and ecological-function content when human-impact content was embedded in ecology content than when human impact was taught as a discrete unit from ecology. Ecology human impact curriculum science standards Scientists and educators recently developed a new set of...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 379–383.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Biology curriculum genetics genomics quantitative analysis textbook As the use of genomics for assessing risk for common, multifactorial diseases increases, so too should the general public’s knowledge of the genetic...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 365–369.
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) 76 (2): 81–87.
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) 74 (8): 542–549.
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. © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (8): 454–461.
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...