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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 169–174.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Citizen science DNA replication biotechnology invasive species lionfish DNA barcoding dietary analysis Citizen science represents collaboration between the public and professional researchers to answer important questions in science ( Troutmann et...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 346–352.
Published: 01 May 2018
... brief classroom introduction about the importance of native organisms, diversity, invasion of habitats by exotic organisms, and how these topics are related. Specifically, we surveyed the class using a show-of-hands to gauge impressions regarding biodiversity and invasive species. The students were then...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 151–155.
Published: 01 February 2017
... writing exercise South America Latin America invasive species introduced species biogeography species distribution In 1831, when he was only 22 years old, Charles Darwin was invited to join the Beagle expedition as the ship's naturalist and traveling companion for Captain Robert Fitzroy...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 317–322.
Published: 01 April 2016
... albopictus mosquito surveillance citizen science epidemiology invasive species public health ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 676–680.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tyler L. Poppenwimer; Hannah M. Hicks; Priscilla A. Nyamai; Kathryn E. Boes Invasive species are an issue of global concern because they can have large impacts on ecosystems and are challenging to manage. We present an activity aimed at improving undergraduate students’ understanding of the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Evan Lampert Invasive species, defined as exotic species that reach pest status, are major threats to global biodiversity. Although invasive species can belong to any taxonomic group, general characteristics such as rapid growth and reproduction are shared by many invasive species. “Invented...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 609–614.
Published: 01 November 2014
... crayfish are often successful invasive species through hypothesis testing, collection of behavioral data on live crayfish, and quantitative reasoning. Students also consider economic and environmental impacts of invasive species on local and global ecosystems. We implemented this module in a large...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (6): 417–419.
Published: 01 August 2013
... model keystone species ecosystem engineer invasive species species at risk The “apostle model” provides an interesting approach to understanding the ecology of invasive species, species at risk, and keystone species. The model was developed in the mid-1990s by the Harvard Business School as a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 349–353.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Barbara Jean May This activity engages students to better understand the impact of transmission by invasive species. Using dice, poker chips, and paper plates, an entire class mimics the spread of an invasive species within a geographic region. The activity can be modified and conducted at the K–16...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 194–201.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jennifer L. Hopwood; Susan K. Flowers; Katie J. Seidler; Erica L. Hopwood Invasive species are a substantial threat to biodiversity. Educating students about invasive species introduces fundamental concepts in biology, ecology, and environmental science. In the Race to Displace game, students...