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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Kelsey J. Metzger; Joanna Yang Yowler The processes of mitosis and meiosis are oft-cited and long-standing examples of concepts that are difficult for students to learn and understand. While there are many examples in the literature of “how-to-do-it,” innovative instructional approaches...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (7): 478–479.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . 2014 Cell cycle mitosis onion root tip interphase prophase metaphase anaphase telophase In teaching the cell cycle, I have noticed that students are adept at identifying, matching pictures, and describing events of the phases of the cycle. Using data to construct bar graphs that show...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Peigao Luo The comprehension of chromosome movement during mitosis and meiosis is essential for understanding genetic transmission, but students often find this process difficult to grasp in a classroom setting. I propose a “double-spring model” that incorporates a physical demonstration and can...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 337–340.
Published: 01 August 2011
... surrounding the use of her cells. This laboratory activity reinforces important introductory biology concepts such as mitosis and cancer. Once the students have experimented with Henrietta Lacks's cells, they feel connected to her story and passionate about exploring the science, legal, and racial issues...