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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
... 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 that...
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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
... content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 anaerobic culture facultative anaerobes yogurt bacteria microbiology Fe 2+ + O 2 ↔ Fe 3+ + HO 2 · Fe 2+ + HO 2 · ↔ Fe 3+ + H 2 O 2 Fe 2+ + H...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 214–220.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 with the...
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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 and...
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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
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Oral health microbiology oral hygiene 200 mL melted trypticase soy agar or nutrient agar 2 sterile test tubes 10 sterile (1.5 mL) microtubes 10 Petri dishes 15 mL of...
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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
... content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 NGSS microbiology chemistry water quality inquiry Jar for collecting lake water Eyedroppers (2 per group); plastic transfer pipets can also be used...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 601–608.
Published: 01 November 2014
... extinction. Humans depend on biodiversity but also have adverse impacts on it. Sustaining biodiversity is essential to supporting life on Earth. *Note: The lessons address aspects of these DCIs in the context of microbiology and human–microbe interactions. Developing and using models Develop, revise...
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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 with...
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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, and...
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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
...: s.bordenstein@vanderbilt.edu . Symbiosis microbiology DNA biotechnology Wolbachia •• Arthropods preserved in 95% ethanol •• Forceps •• Dissecting probe •• 3 Petri dishes •• Eyedropper or transfer pipette •• 95% ethanol •• 6 glass vials or similar containers •• 3...