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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 257–260.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Alyssa M. Koehler; Maximo T. Larkin; H. David Shew Microscopy and stained specimens engage students visually as they learn about plant anatomy, a topic covered in many biology and introductory science courses. In this activity, students section plant material and prepare specimens to view under a...
The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2020
... content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 online learning microscopy distant labs biology instruction Online learning has grown in popularity and is expected to increase in the...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 35–39.
Published: 01 January 2018
... responses, as well as introduce other biological topics such as microscopy, spectrophotometry, and enzymes. Students can qualitatively analyze plant responses to pathogen infection using microscopy and observe quantitative enzyme responses to draw conclusions. Students are also encouraged to generate...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 328–333.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Botany plant science microscopy observation plant...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 615–619.
Published: 01 November 2014
... when working in various environments. This approach not only improves student skills through forensic microscopy but advances student retention of biosecurity requirements. Table 1. Examples of diseases presented in the module. Disease Common name Cause Affected organisms Avian...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 578–581.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Andrea Weeks; Beverly Bachman; Sarah Josway; Brittany North; Mirian T. N. Tsuchiya Microscopy and precise observation are essential skills that are challenging to teach effectively to large numbers of undergraduate biology students. We implemented student-driven digital imaging assignments for...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 336–339.
Published: 01 May 2013
... University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2013 Microbes microorganism fungus fungi hypha hyphae mold microscopy Packet of unflavored gelatin Plastic, daily pill container with seven cells (like the ones free at...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 554–556.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Sandhya N. Baviskar Modern microscopy techniques generate an enormous amount of data in the form of images. Manual analysis of these images produces biased results that are often not reproducible. To extract the numerical data from the images, a free and user-friendly software called ImageJ is...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (7): 414–417.
Published: 01 September 2011
... scenarios. The instructor supplies the scenarios, evidence collected at the crime scene, and type specimens. The students prepare the evidence and type specimens for analysis by light and polarized light microscopy and then document and report their findings. Students enjoy this project and are able to...