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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Erin L. McCullough; Lauren Verdeflor; Alaina Weinsztok; Jason R. Wiles; Steve Dorus Evolution explains both the unity and the diversity of all organisms, and developing students' ability to represent and communicate evolutionary relationships is an important component of a complete biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 104–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Shabnam Mohammadi; Nicholas M. Kiriazis; Lorin A. Neuman-Lee Teaching evolution in high school and in entry-level college courses can be challenging due to the inherent misinformation, misunderstanding, and biases with which students approach the topic. In this setting, it is critical to both teach...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 114–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Delbert S. Abi Abdallah; Christopher W. Fonner; Neil C. Lax; Matthew R. Babeji; Fatimata A. Palé The concepts of evolution and natural selection remain as some of the most challenging topics to teach. The difficulty in teaching these topics arises from the fact that evolution is difficult to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the role of adaptation in vertebrate evolution. © 2020 National 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, https...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 123–126.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Daniel Z. Grunspan; Randolph M. Nesse; Sara E. Brownell Teaching evolution using medical examples can be a particularly effective strategy for motivating students to learn evolutionary principles, especially students interested in pursuing medical and allied health careers. Research in the area of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 81–84.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 John Scopes Scopes Trial evolution biology education For decades, biology teachers and others from around the world have visited Dayton, Tennessee, to learn about the Scopes Trial and its...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Ronald S. Hermann; Joseph W. Shane; Lee Meadows; Ian C. Binns Despite frequent litigious interactions between science and religion, when it comes to the teaching of evolution, relatively little is known about public school teachers' understanding of the associated legal issues. The present study...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 93–101.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Before Genetics Course After Genetics Course Stayed with Theistic Evolutionism Mia: “Many people I know think [evolution] is wrong, and if you have the slightest interest in evolution you are a bad Christian. I strongly disagree.” Mia: “I strongly believe that evolution was part of God's plan...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
... ( http://www.timetree.org/public/data/pdf/JoeTardigrada.pdf ). It can be printed on regular white paper for coloring purposes. If this is a unit on evolution, pose the question “How did water bears become so specialized for extreme environments?” Introduce the concepts of natural selection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 110–114.
Published: 01 February 2019
... 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 . 2019 Evolution natural selection pancakes References...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 115–119.
Published: 01 February 2019
... page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Evolution computer simulation drag foraging differential reproduction Variation within populations. By changing cephalofoil size (morphology) and swimming speed (behavior), individuals vary within the population. Each variant...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 71–76.
Published: 01 February 2019
... AP Biology courses hold an advanced level of subject-area expertise that extends to topics that are often seen as controversial in K–12 classrooms, including evolution. We surveyed 71 AP Biology teachers in a state in the southeastern United States to see how their levels of evolution content...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 79–87.
Published: 01 February 2019
...María José Apodaca; Joseph D. McInerney; Osvaldo E. Sala; Liliana Katinas; Jorge V. Crisci Is it possible to teach biology without mentioning evolution? The answer is yes, but it is not possible for students to understand biology without the evolutionary context on which the meaning and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 88–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
... metabolism and a resulting increase in chirping rate. Data analysis data interpretation evolution graphs misconceptions natural selection science practices References Bloom, P. & Weisberg, D.S. ( 2007 ). Childhood origins of adult resistance to science . Science , 316 , 996...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 12–17.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Luke Appleton; Joshua Mackie We review software for exploring biological evolution from a fun and educational perspective. Our goal is to provide a background explanation of the methods used, terminology, and user experience, and learning outcomes of desktop and mobile evolutionary simulators...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 686–688.
Published: 01 November 2018
... science-related news reports, and reflecting upon the ways that social cues, religion, and political ideologies shape perception of science. These activities are appropriate for teaching about climate change, evolution, vaccines, and other important contemporary scientific issues in upper-level high...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 619–624.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 bioinformatics comparative genomics evolution high school motivation strengthen their knowledge of concepts such as genome, chromosomes, genes (structural, operator, repressor, regulator, promoter), start...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 272–277.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Jennifer Broo; Jessica Mahoney; Julie Bokor; Daniel Hahn Climate change can drive evolution. This connection is clear both historically and in modern times. The three-lesson curriculum described below provides opportunities for students to make connections between climate change and evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 235–239.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Gordon Emmett Hall; Shirley Andrea Woika There are forces at the local, state, and national levels that have worked to delegitimize and obstruct the teaching of evolution and, in some cases, to legitimize the teaching of religious ideas. Despite scientific evidence, public opinion, and even...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 214–220.
Published: 01 March 2018
... evolution of antibiotic resistance. In this guided investigation, basic microbiology concepts and techniques are made accessible to students in a high school classroom. The models developed here are in line with the practices of the Next Generation Science Standards ( NGSS ). The models, together with the...