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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (8): 498–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Pamela Osenkowski; Ignas Karaliunas; Merari Diorio When the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 2020, many schools made the decision to cancel face-to-face classes and move instruction online. To better understand how the pandemic affected science educators’ plans to conduct classroom animal dissection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 600–605.
Published: 01 October 2015
... gain experience with dissection, anatomical terminology, and the biological process of animal decomposition. Students interested in forensic science will enjoy exploring the topic of decomposition. The materials for this experiment are inexpensive and easy to obtain, and several extension activities...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 340–346.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Pamela Osenkowski; Che Green; Anne Tjaden; Peggy Cunniff Animal dissection has been routinely practiced in American biology classrooms for decades. With technological advancements, more states adopting student choice measures, and increased awareness about ethical concerns surrounding dissection...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (1): 42–46.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jeff S. Simpson Because of shrinking budgets and computerized virtual dissection programs, many large and small institutions are closing the door on traditional and expensive cadaver dissection classes. However, many health-care educators would argue there is still a place for cadaver dissection...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (3): 185–189.
Published: 01 March 2012
... structures. Use a teasing needle or dissection probe to tease apart the coiled digestive tract, which should then float neatly in the water used to submerge the specimen ( Figure 4 ). Separation between the buccal cavity and pharynx and the ileum and colon can be difficult to ascertain. Interested readers...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (5): 276–280.
Published: 01 May 2010
... skills. The site provides detailed dissection photographs of the flowers of 12 species, and floral formulae are progressively assembled via drop-down menus. When students are satisfied with their answers, they submit them, and any discrepancies from the ‘official’ formula are highlighted. Students...