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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (3): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2024
... organic molecules later on. I used this approach when teaching carbohydrates, alcohols, fats and proteins to 12- to 14-year-old students. [email protected] © 2024 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2024 heuristics characterization organic chemistry education Ancient Greek...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (2): 73–79.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Daniel G. Ferguson; Jamie L. Jensen The United States still has one of the lowest evolution acceptance rates in the world. Biology educators have been diligent in their methods to increase evolution acceptance and knowledge, with much success. However, misconceptions still arise through education...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (8): 456–458.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Boža Janžekovič The loss of biodiversity is a global and local problem and challenge. The problem is solvable only with changed behavior, which can be achieved through education. In the literature, there are no criteria for achieving biodiversity literacy despite internationally binding documents...
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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 (2020) 82 (4): 210–215.
Published: 01 April 2020
...-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers analogic game didactic activity education insect science learning experience “All grown-ups were once children, but only a few of them remember it” ( de Saint-Exupéry, 1943 ). This quote from The Little Prince illustrates...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 308–316.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Elizabeth Watts Only about half of Americans are convinced that human activity is the major cause of climate change. This statistic highlights the increased need for high-quality climate science education but also highlights the fact that lessons on this subject are often complicated as denial...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 116–123.
Published: 01 February 2018
...E. Dale Broder; Lisa M. Angeloni; Stephanie Simmons; Sarah Warren; Kaitlin D. Knudson; Cameron K. Ghalambor Evolution education in the United States remains controversial and challenging. This is in part due to the difficulty educators face when trying to overcome students' preexisting beliefs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 599–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Adam Taylor; Emily G. Weigel Class discussion can be a valuable way to meet educational standards and make student ideas visible. Tools like Twitter can be used to encourage discussion both in and outside of class. In this article, we provide (1) a concise explanation of Twitter and its use...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 509–511.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Elizabeth K. Peterson; Raka M. Mitra We present a simple strategy that professors and research students can use to coordinate scientific education-outreach programs in the wider community. The focal points of this strategy are the use of preexisting community networks and the development...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 293–299.
Published: 01 April 2016
... accessible they are to educators. New pedagogies are needed so that students can generate their own data for studies of biodiversity and extinction. I present a simple indicator of species diversity that examines declines in species’ populations and whether or not these species subsequently recovered...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 659–668.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this cutting-edge topic into biology classrooms, list connections to the Next Generation Science Standards, and report on recent research testing the curriculum supplement's effectiveness for student learning. Human microbiome microbes biology curriculum high school education During the summer...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 340–346.
Published: 01 May 2015
...%) and students (76%) reported using dissection in their classrooms, although nearly half of educators indicated that dissection is decreasing at their school. Educators cited student performance as the main factor driving their decision to use dissection or alternatives and reported conducting dissection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 464–469.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with the simple policy of “cut and get out.” To farmers, trees were obstacles to plows. The popular writings of Aldo Leopold describing the concepts of forest stewardship and the organization of natural communities would not appear for another four decades. Forestry history education economics ecology...