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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803203–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.203
Published: 01 March 2018
... hypothesis mechanistic hypothesis experimental design hypothetico-deductivism NGSS References Allen, D. E. , & Duch, B. J. ( 1998 ). Thinking Toward Solutions: Problem-based Learning Activities for General Biology . Phildelphia : Saunders College Publishing . American Association...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777542–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.10
Published: 01 September 2015
... experimental design pseudoscience Figure 1. Fifty people were asked the question “Are you patient?” to evaluate the relationship between astrological sign and patience. People born under the sign of Aries are predicted to be impatient, and people born under the sign of Taurus are predicted to be...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769595–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.5
Published: 01 November 2014
... experiments encourage student involvement in the formulation of experimental design, promoting engagement in the learning process. These activities are suitable for both postsecondary education and high school classroom settings and highlight National Science Education Standards, particularly by promoting...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768518–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.5
Published: 01 October 2014
... content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Active learning experimental design inquiry instruction misconceptions process of science scientific method Should you choose to have students study...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 765328–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.5.6
Published: 01 May 2014
... experimental design scientific practices References Arndt, P.A. & Kumpel, B.M. (2008). Blood doping in athletes – detection of allogeneic blood transfusions by flow cytofluorometry. American Journal of Hematology, 83 , 657–667. Dinan, F.J. (2005). Laboratory based case studies: closer to the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764265–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.9
Published: 01 April 2014
... California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Osmosis Next Generation Science Standards experimental design science skills Figure 1. Flowchart of the three phases of this 2-hour lab exercise. Figure 1. Flowchart of the three...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758583–586 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.11
Published: 01 October 2013
...://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2013 Tongue map taste senses tasting experimental design hypotheses testing Lemon slices (sour) Sugar Salt Instant coffee (bitter) Raw potato (no flavor), control or not used Jalapeño lollipops (capsaicin) Tomato paste (umami) Chicken broth...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 757470–475 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.7.5
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Instructors should be prepared to discuss the importance of replicating experiments and the difficulties of experimental design. Finally, students can complete the scientific research process by then writing up their results in a lab report. If snapping shrimp are not readily accessible, the lab could...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753214–218 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.11
Published: 01 March 2013
... with real hands-on experiences and skills that reinforce their understanding of the scientific method and experimental design. This teaching method can easily be adapted to other test organisms or alternative themes. Observation (from Figure 2 ): It is claimed...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75118–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.6
Published: 01 January 2013
...- and postassessments from experimental versus control sections over three semesters showed that most students improved in their understanding of the scientific method and experimental design skills. Students exhibited improvement in their ability to create hypotheses and correctly identify controls and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75136–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.8
Published: 01 January 2013
... activities to encourage learning laboratory skills and experimental design or as motivation for learning nerve and muscle physiology. Figure 1. Some of the major steps during nerve–muscle activity. See text for individual steps. Figure 1. Some of the major steps during nerve–muscle activity. See...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 737396–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.7.5
Published: 01 September 2011
... testing, experimental design, and scientific writing. Students collect data, analyze and interpret results, and write a formal report; this experiment is one of several we use as models to prepare students for designing and performing their own follow-up studies. Table 2. Sample data sheet...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734238–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.10
Published: 01 April 2011
...P. L. Schwagmeyer; Stephanie A. Strickler We describe a simple field study that we have found useful in introducing students to experimental design. Students manipulate the nutritive gain available from flowers to test the hypothesis that the foraging behavior of nectarivorous insects maximizes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 727415–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.7.5
Published: 01 September 2010
....”” Experimental Design Many students have little experience in trying to design an experiment. Basing the students' experimental designs on their critical analysis of published work helps them define parameters to control and to test. Students are often surprised that everyone designs a different experiment...