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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (1): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the human body, either all units in succession or as a modular activity. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 human evolution lactose tolerance bioinformatics tools online student-centered activity high school Human evolution is a controversial topic worldwide...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... The students’ answers to questions 11 and 12 can inform the instructor as to whether the students have been able to grasp the relationship of osmolarity to tonicity and the expected movement of water with respect to osmosis. This exercise helps simplify a biological and chemical concept that high school...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 494–497.
Published: 01 September 2020
... not lead to deeper understanding. This is why it is important to incorporate the scientific practices of the Next Generation Science Standards into activities in the classroom, particularly designing an investigation and analyzing data. A new twist on a classic high school biology lab demonstrates how...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 570–576.
Published: 01 October 2019
... from lab activities. We describe an engineering-design-integrated biology unit designed for high school students in which they learn about the properties of slime molds, the difference between eukaryotes and prokaryotes, and the iterative nature of the engineering design process. Using the engineering...
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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 Nowadays computers have a central function in scientists’ daily routine. A personal computer connected to the web is all that it takes...
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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 to help...
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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 (2014) 76 (7): 438–441.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Elizabeth Unsworth Identification of macromolecules in food is a standard introductory high school biology lab. The intent of this article is to describe the conversion of this standard cookbook lab into an inquiry investigation. Instead of verifying the macromolecules found in food, students use...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 322–328.
Published: 01 August 2011
...-methods study, we asked the question: Can student understanding of human physiology be improved through the use of multimedia resources, specifically through the use of popular television? Episodes of Fox's popular medical drama "House, M.D." were incorporated into high school biology curricula during...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (7): 427–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
... argument instructional model middle school high school Students need to know how new knowledge is generated and validated by scientists as well as the important theories, laws, and unifying concepts of the various disciplines in order to understand science as a way of knowing. Students also must...