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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (7): 474–478.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in the microbiology lab, an upper-level elective composed of a mix of sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Generally, we have two lab sections enrolling around 20 students each, taught by a single professor. For this module, students self-select into groups of three to five, depending on the number of students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (9): 633–637.
Published: 02 December 2020
..., instructors gain the ability to free up time for more active-learning exercises and to concentrate on higher-order levels of learning. This article describes a comprehensive curriculum for flipping an allied health microbiology course, including tips for video lecture content and for active-learning modules...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 328–332.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Tahl Zimmerman; Tim Goetz; Salam A. Ibrahim In an age-appropriate activity developed by a researcher-teacher team working together under the auspices of the American Chemical Science Coaches Program, middle school students at the Greensboro Montessori School (1) learned about the microbiological...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and perceptions and attitudes toward, microorganisms prior to and after visiting the exhibition. Respondents who had viewed Tiny Enormous demonstrated better knowledge of microbiological terms and concepts and self-reported increased knowledge about microorganisms compared to those who had not. Perceptions...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 412–415.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Miryam Z. Wahrman; Corey H. Basch We describe an interdisciplinary research project for undergraduate students involving microbiology and public health. Students designed and carried out two research studies on hand hygiene and the use of gloves by mobile food vendors in New York City and in a New...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 anaerobic culture facultative anaerobes yogurt bacteria microbiology Microorganisms can be categorized in several ways including aerobes (require oxygen to survive), facultative anaerobes (able to use oxygen for aerobic...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 214–220.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the evolution of antibiotic resistance. In this guided investigation, basic microbiology concepts and techniques are made accessible to students in a high school classroom. The models developed here are in line with the practices of the Next Generation Science Standards ( NGSS ). The models, together...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2017
... fills a current gap in K-12 education that lacks enough microbiology emphasis. Research interns collect soil samples from various fields and use culture-dependent and culture-independent techniques to test whether there are nitrogen-fixing microorganisms that can be isolated and identified in each soil...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 739–745.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Students then participate in an open-inquiry experiment to test a unique hypothesis. Learning about wastewater treatment introduces students to important biology content such as bioremediation, microbiology, and nutrient cycling. Additionally, students engage in science practices such as inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 772–773.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Javier Gutiérrez-Jiménez; Lorena M. Luna-Cazáres; Jorge E. Vidal Student motivation in class is extremely important because it may lead to a successful learning experience, followed by academic accomplishment. As a strategy to motivate undergraduate students in a microbiology course, we established...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 258–260.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Oral health microbiology oral hygiene This activity introduces oral microbiology in a lower-division (100-level) college microbiology course but is suitable for general biology or high school microbiology. My...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-1, a member of the Domain Archaea, is ideal for engaging students through inquiry-based teaching and learning in the classroom. We introduce this colorful model microbe and provide many ways in which it can be used for experiential learning, including life in extreme environments, basic microbiology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 369–375.
Published: 01 May 2015
... microbiology chemistry water quality inquiry Increasingly, our world is shaped by scientific questions related to natural resources such as water, energy, and food. Often, however, students do not connect with these issues, perceiving them as too “far away” to maintain interest. Here, we present...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 601–608.
Published: 01 November 2014
... site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Inquiry instruction curriculum development NGSS models data analysis high school biology microbiology human health A recent issue of The New York Times Magazine ran a cover story on “The secret lives of germs: What we...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 552–558.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Linda Mull Young; Vicki Abrams Motz We outline protocols for producing slant-minis (SLINIs) and mini-deeps (MEEPs) and examples of their use in simple microbiology experiments suitable for high school students. The principal benefits of these protocols are decreased cost associated...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 471–478.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jodi Enos-Berlage A 3-week laboratory module was developed for an undergraduate microbiology course that would connect student learning to a real-life challenge, specifically a local water-quality project. The laboratory series included multiple field trips, sampling of soil and water...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (6): 381–385.
Published: 01 August 2012
...DorothyBelle Poli; Matthew Fleenor; Matthew Rearick Collaboration between two biologists and a physicist resulted in the example of tattooing being used as a motivator to support discussion across several scientific fields (cell biology, microbiology, human health, and physics). Although often...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 521–525.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Frank Caccavo, Jr. An undergraduate environmental microbiology course was used to examine the hypothesis that students could best grow as biologists, inform career decisions, and experience the scientific process by engaging in a collaborative, research-based laboratory format. Students learned how...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 485–488.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Cheng-Wai Yip I describe a 5-day basic microbiology enrichment course for high school students. In this course, students learn microbiological techniques such as preparation of agar plates, isolation of bacteria from food, serial dilution, and plating. Additionally, they experience the steps...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 478–483.
Published: 01 October 2010
...@vanderbilt.edu . © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 Symbiosis microbiology DNA biotechnology Wolbachia Humans consist of approximately 10% human cells and 90% prokaryotic cells, yet the idea of studying the varied relationships between eukaryotic hosts and prokaryotic...