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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 138–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Caryn Babaian; Sudhir Kumar We present a drawing discovery lab that crosscuts multiple disciplines in biology and links concepts in genetics and evolutionary thinking to enhance understanding of the genotype-to-phenotype transformation. These combined concepts are also linked to ecological...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 165–173.
Published: 01 March 2021
... scientists in a variety of ways. Science is evidence based, and conclusions are arrived at after multiple replicable experiments. Presented here are six ecological scenarios that demonstrate how scientists arrive at answers to population ecology questions. These lessons can be implemented as single...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., biological inference, and scientific writing. This comprehensive, ready-to-implement curriculum is suitable for plant biology, botany, and plant ecology courses and is particularly valuable for students with no prior research experience. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 334–339.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and ecological principles for high school students. Caterpillar models are formed from plasticine, a nontoxic, nondrying modeling clay, and are an excellent tool for quantifying relative predation rates by birds, small mammals, and invertebrates. Lifelike surrogate larvae are glued to vegetation for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 222–227.
Published: 01 April 2019
... . 2019 Service-learning outdoor environmental ecology natural history community engagement Knowledge of natural history is an important component of a balanced science education and is essential for a successful career in conservation ( McGlynn, 2008 ; Pearson et al., 2011...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 522–528.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 mathematics ecology Lincoln-Petersen Shannon-Weaver As is well known, biological sciences, medicine, and every STEM-related field require that students and practitioners have a good understanding of...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 359–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 biodiversity conservation ecology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 372–378.
Published: 01 May 2018
... permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 biodiversity inquiry technology mathematical reasoning ecology Teaching mathematics-based concepts in a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 53–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Matthew J. Heard Life history trade-offs provide an opportunity for students to learn about concepts in ecology, evolutionary biology, and natural history. Here I present a simple activity that I created to help students use data from museums and online life history databases to explore the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
... crucial that future resource managers and scientists have a solid understanding of mycorrhizal ecology. Limited interest of postsecondary students in plants and fungi compared with animals, combined with difficulties visualizing below-ground processes, present challenges for learning mycorrhizal concepts...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 753–762.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Matthew D. Stilwell; Julia F. Nepper; Elizabeth D. Clawson; Val Blair; Travis Tangen; Douglas B. Weibel Symbiosis is a fascinating and diverse phenomenon. The study of symbiosis is important to understanding ecology, as it helps us understand relationships between organisms and provides insight...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 592–593.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a new landscape for simulating wildlife ecology research. The world of Pokémon GO is overlaid onto the physical world and is populated with a variety of species, each having biologically relevant characteristics. Each individual Pokémon also has unique morphometric data. These features of the game...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (5): 344–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... for evaluating pre-NGSS curricula to bring them into alignment with the NGSS Framework. To do this, we retrospectively analyzed materials from a high school capstone course in ecology that were developed prior to the advent of the new standards. Based on this analysis, we recommend some general steps...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 151–155.
Published: 01 February 2017
... experience. His insights include the negative impact of invasive and introduced species on native organisms and the anthropogenic effects on species’ distributions. Thus students will also recognize the foundations of many important principles of modern ecology and conservation biology in this historic...
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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 (2016) 78 (4): 300–309.
Published: 01 April 2016
... students develop quantitative reasoning skills. We describe an evolutionary ecology lesson focused on resource competition in a parasitic wasp. Students use datasets to generate graphs and test hypotheses on resource competition and fitness. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California. All...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 49–56.
Published: 01 January 2016
... discussed how specific interventions can be implemented to effectively hone graphing abilities. We evaluated (1) five key instructional features of an inquiry-oriented stream-ecology unit that consisted of data collection and graphing and (2) the unit's impact on non–science majors' analytical skills...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 681–688.
Published: 01 November 2015
... article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2015 Behavior ecology scientific method inquiry-based learning pollution monitoring macroinvertebrates Recent educational reform in the STEM...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 676–680.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ecological impacts and management of invasive species. Students work collaboratively in teams to examine the impacts of a particular invasive species on an ecosystem (a fictional national park). The teams then propose policies that would assist their park in minimizing the introduction and impacts of the...