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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (2): 62–70.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Caryn Babaian; Sudhir Kumar When students think of evolution, they might imagine T. rex, or perhaps an abiotic scene of sizzling electrical storms and harsh reducing atmospheres, an Earth that looks like a lunar landscape. Natural selection automatically elicits responses that include “survival...
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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (2): 71–77.
Published: 01 February 2024
... 2024 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2024 Evolution Active-learning Biology education Phylogenetic trees Scientists often use diagrams to visually represent their understanding of concepts in multiple fields, including physics ( Fredlund et al., 2012 ), chemistry ( Kozma...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (2): 91–96.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Sarah K. Spier; Joseph T. Dauer There is an emphasis on survival-based selection in biology education that can allow students to neglect other important evolutionary components, such as sexual selection, reproduction, and inheritance. Student understanding of the role of reproduction in evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (2): 80–84.
Published: 01 February 2023
..., making the subject of evolution relevant. Too often students lose interest in learning about evolution because they think it is not pertinent. The pedagogical technique of using case studies in the classroom engages students in a way that will grow their understanding of topics, in this case evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (1): 48–51.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Jay Y. S. Hodgson; Michele M. Cutwa; Alex Collier; Kathryn S. Craven Students are often intimidated by genetic evolution equations because they do not relate to everyday concepts. We developed and piloted an instructional scaffolding patterned after income tax return forms that students use...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (9): 562–569.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... In the storyboard, students will dissect the current background of the epistasis of human eye color using a storyboard template provided or that they create on their own guiding visual framework. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 eye color evolution storyboard epistasis gene...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (7): 396–398.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... The methodology is inexpensive, easy to follow, and allows customization to meet a wide range of educational scenarios focused in genetics and evolution. Protocols for chromosome banding, probe hybridizations, or image processing can be time-consuming and nonachievable during a regular biology course. We...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (6): 328–335.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of the University of California 2022 storytelling evolution change dynamics focused observation sketching Imagine a protein over millions of years with mutations accruing; natural pressures wavering and fluctuating in time; amino acids shifting; and anions, cations, interface, and active sites...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (5): 308–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... ( 2013 ). Snakes and eels and dogs! Oh, my! Evaluating high school students’ tree-thinking skills: an entry point to understanding evolution . Research in Science Education , 43 ( 6 ), 2327 – 48 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s11165-013-9359-9 . Cruz , R.A.L. ( 2013 ). Aliens in the classroom...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Douglas Allchin This classroom activity highlights how evolution by natural selection is nonteleological —that is, not guided by need, by organismal intent, by inherent progress, by an external ideal, or by any observable purposive agent. Rather, it is driven by chance opportunity, environmental...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (2): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Paul Beardsley; Melissa Csikari; Ashley Ertzman; Meghan Jeffus Teachers are eager for professional development on teaching evolution, especially if it includes direct ties to relevant curricula and detailed lesson plans. Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s BioInteractive Online Professional Learning...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 147–153.
Published: 01 March 2021
... factor in the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains – a strong public health issue nowadays. This article informs readers what viruses are, how they are distinct from bacteria, how they may have evolved, and how diseases they cause may be prevented. Additionally, insights from studies...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 161–164.
Published: 01 March 2021
... by The Regents of the University of California 2021 hierarchical information ranking evolution diversity phylogeny taxonomy animals Concepts in biology are often hierarchical and require students to arrange categories based on size, increasing similarities, order within a pathway...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Robert J. Driver; Susan B. McRae The Hardy-Weinberg principle (HWP) is an application of the binomial expansion theorem that is foundational to the field of population genetics. Because of the important history of the HWP in answering how variation is preserved during evolution, and the ability...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of the University of California 2021 adaptation common ancestry evolution natural selection Next Generation Science Standards phylogeny science curricula science education Evolution by natural selection is of practical importance in medicine, public health, biotechnology, resource management...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Gregory F. Grether Evolution by natural selection is key to understanding life and of considerable practical importance in public health, medicine, biotechnology, and agriculture. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) include natural selection among several evolutionary concepts that all...