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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (5): 320–324.
Published: 01 May 2021
... associated hands-on, inquiry-based learning activities that require little equipment. Students learn about the origins and properties of plastics, investigate everyday sources, learn about recycling, address and reflect upon the material’s (dis)advantages, and are encouraged to consider solutions. All...
The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (4): 240–246.
Published: 01 April 2021
... is the lack of student motivation to learn organism classification and identification, which is often reinforced by curricula that do not show the practical value of taxonomic knowledge. This article describes an inquiry-based learning activity designed to show students the real-world value of organism...
The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 187–192.
Published: 01 March 2019
... analysis at all. We have designed an inquiry-based activity that provides insight into enzyme function and that is budget friendly, safe, and produces quantitative results. The materials required are household products, so this activity can be adapted even for online classes. Furthermore, we suggest...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 628–634.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Chrissy J. Cross Traditionally, science and art are not combined as an instructional method in the undergraduate biology laboratory. This research examined the differences in the construction of biology content knowledge in student work in an inquiry-based lab and in an inquiry- and arts-based lab...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (8): 501–506.
Published: 01 October 2014
... facilitation of science discussions while supported by a dialogic discussion structure that was collaboratively developed through professional-development workshops. Our findings provide a real-time teaching tool for teachers working toward integrating inquiry-based science discussions in their classrooms. ©...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2012
...://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 Polymerase chain reaction PCR annealing temperature DNA primers inquiry-based critical thinking The analysis of DNA by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a remarkably simple technique that allows for amplification of minute quantities of DNA...