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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (8): 553–559.
Published: 17 November 2020
... mortality drought wildfire inquiry 5E NGSS Human-influenced carbon emission is the driving force of modern climate change. Carbon dioxide emissions, along with other gases in Earth’s atmosphere, create the greenhouse effect ( Karl & Trenberth, 2003 ), which causes global temperature to rise...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (8): 542–544.
Published: 17 November 2020
... inquiry nature of science climate change Students in my introductory Honors Biology and Advanced Placement Biology courses are frequently asked to support a conclusion with evidence from class materials. Overwhelmingly, I find that students have little problem sorting through the evidence...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 463–469.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... We describe a three-week, hands-on, inquiry-based unit on TTD microscopy for middle and high school students. When children begin using microscopes in schools, the door to a new world is opened. What starts as just a drop of water becomes so much more as soon as it's placed on a slide and put...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 328–332.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... The instructors rarely intervened to simply state what the procedure for the yogurt-making should be, but relied on student answers to prompts to guide the method development until the students were left with two questions that were left open to inquiry and investigation: (1) What kind of milk should...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
.../journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers tree-thinking cladogram DNA sequences evolution bioinformatics inquiry Understanding the evolutionary relationships among organisms is a central goal of biology ( Darwin, 1859 ; Dobzhansky, 1973 ; Schluter...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 53–57.
Published: 01 January 2020
... cognitive demand levels. inquiry graduate teaching assistant GTA professional development discussion group Institutions of higher education are increasingly replacing traditional classroom activities, which attempt to transmit knowledge from instructors to students, with inquiry-based...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 442–448.
Published: 01 August 2019
... athletes. This learning experience ended with students individually writing a letter to Marcus's family explaining his diagnosis and the related biology concepts. Project-based learning inquiry genetics cell biology © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (6): 416–422.
Published: 01 August 2018
...) sentiment from The Quest for Certainty that when it comes to philosophical inquiry, “Both logically and educationally, science is the perfecting of knowing, its last stage” (p. 219), it would provide a wheel that, given the right environment, would turn itself. By engaging in scientific inquiry, students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 372–378.
Published: 01 May 2018
... answer questions. For our non-major audience, this laboratory leads to a more sophisticated discussion without getting stuck on the calculations. We will present the exercise and assessment results. biodiversity inquiry technology mathematical reasoning ecology Teaching mathematics-based...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 221–226.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., whereas comprehension includes interpreting, drawing conclusions, and making immediate inferences from statements made ( Bloom et al., 1956 ). scientific practices crime scene investigation blood inquiry NGSS anatomy and physiology © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers. All...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 661–667.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sarah N. Deffit; Cori Neff; Jennifer R. Kowalski The use of primary scientific inquiry and experimentation to develop students’ understanding of methodologies used by scientists and the nature of science is a key component of the Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Introduction to inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 578–583.
Published: 01 September 2017
... indigenous knowledge problem-based learning cooperative learning inquiry post-harvest physiology of flowers Biology teachers and curriculum developers should be reminded of Gibbons’ (2000) concept of mode 2 knowledge production. Mode 1 knowledge refers to traditional discipline-based knowledge...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (5): 393–400.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Kelsie M. Bernot; Amy E. Kulesza; Judith S. Ridgway To engage students in applying scientific process skills to real-world issues, we implemented a service-learning project model in our undergraduate introductory biology course for science majors. This model illustrates how we integrate inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 225–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a guide to an inquiry-based lesson for undergraduate biology that explores interactions and connections across aquatic and terrestrial habitat boundaries. The focus is on cross-habitat linkages within ecosystems, specifically addressing the question, What is the role of insect emergence in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 49–54.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in the classroom, and by manipulating the buoyancy of artificial fish. By engaging in “fishing expeditions” with diminishing returns, the students learn why fish populations decline when we take too many of them. Throughout the activity, students have the opportunity to learn science as inquiry and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 575–579.
Published: 01 September 2016
... activities described here, I used inquiry as a basis for experiential learning. Focusing on two natural areas of unequal size, students investigated the areas to assess arthropod species richness and examine whether it was correlated with the size of the area. By establishing 10 daily observation periods and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 404–409.
Published: 01 May 2016
... coherent approach to science that uses a developmental approach to learning. This is consistent with the use of data, reflective strategies, and a research inquiry approach that encourages students to confront their own thinking and reasoning, and thus encourages the engagement of argumentation in the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 190–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
... turning the outbreak into something positive from an educational standpoint, a module was developed focusing on EVD, infectious disease, and epidemiology. The module engages students in a series of inquiry-based lessons, providing accurate and up-to-date information on the current outbreak of EVD in West...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 221–225.
Published: 01 March 2016
... attitudinal data and found that students perceived the lab as more effective, better at preparing them for lecture, and more engaging than the previous lab used. Through this active and inquiry-based method of teaching, students are more involved and engaged in both mathematical and biological reasoning...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 226–232.
Published: 01 March 2016
... science class and allows students to experience the excitement of observing a live organism while learning about scientific inquiry, and also reinforces quantification and graphing skills. “Do You See What I See” covers Next Generation Science Standards and addresses the science and engineering practices...