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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 147–153.
Published: 01 March 2021
... studies concerning students’ virus-related knowledge are summarized. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 virus evolution replication knowledge misconceptions school antibiotics Following presidential advice may not always be healthy. Fifteen years ago, an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (1): 5–11.
Published: 01 January 2021
... misconceptions can serve as resources for learning, we developed a four-point plan to leverage knowledge of common misconceptions to improve classroom teaching by refining instructional focus, providing opportunities for reflective practice, applying evidence-based practices, and promoting exploration of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 668–672.
Published: 01 December 2019
... secondary biology teachers to elicit, interpret, and address students' misconceptions in a meaningful way. The activity provides a chance for students to discuss their nascent ideas about biology with their peers in a safe and nonthreatening environment. More importantly, the activity engages students in a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 88–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Karen Lucci; Robert A. Cooper Many students have very robust misconceptions about natural selection, stemming from intuitive theories that form a child's earliest understandings of the natural world. For example, students often imagine that species evolve in response to environmental pressures that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 cellular respiration photosynthesis matter cycling energy transformation misconceptions active learning simulation Introductory biology student performance indicates that students struggle to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 676–678.
Published: 01 October 2016
... compilation that serves as a go-to resource on some of the most common oversimplified rules, incomplete or misleading vocabulary, and confusing diagrams promulgated in science teaching that could lead to enduring student misconceptions. © 2016 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Biology education health education misconceptions science in daily life Does teaching biology to students enhance their ability to deal with health information in daily life – to distinguish health myths from health facts, communicate with health professionals, and understand the nature of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (8): 518–523.
Published: 01 October 2014
... California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Active learning experimental design inquiry instruction misconceptions process of science scientific method The production of a scientifically aware populace is a central goal in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 341–343.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Heather Worsham; Lauren Diepenbrok An evaluation of the scientific content in a popular children’s movie about bees provides an opportunity for discussion about the sources and consequences of scientific misconceptions. © 2013 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (4): 208–212.
Published: 01 April 2011
... highly engaging board game offers high school and college students a clear understanding of the process of natural selection. © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2011 Evolution quantifying natural selection role-playing exercise misconceptions The theory of evolution by...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (9): 552–556.
Published: 01 November 2010
... misconceptions and offers countermeasures. Avoiding these misconceptions becomes increasingly important as concerns over carbon emissions grow. In addition, because an accurate understanding of biogeochemical cycles can transform deeply held beliefs, successfully teaching this topic can have the collateral...