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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 568–574.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Eva M. Ogens; Richard Langheim We describe how to enable students to learn about the transmission of disease, resistant bacteria, and the importance of taking a “full course” of antibiotics by developing models and simulations to represent the growth and demise of bacteria. By doing these...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 516–522.
Published: 01 August 2016
... section of an appropriate introductory biology textbook and/or view videos explaining how Sanger's dideoxy chain-termination sequencing method works. Students working in four teams (A, C, G, and T) then use green, blue, brown, and red M&M's as nucleotides to build a model of the process. Plain M...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 601–608.
Published: 01 November 2014
... presented here are designed to shift student thinking on this topic. In these guided inquiry activities, students investigate human–microbe interactions as they work together to interpret and analyze authentic data from published articles and develop scientific models. Through the activities, students learn...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (6): 392–399.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Decalcified egg in corn syrup. Figure 1. Decalcified egg in corn syrup. Figure 2. Egg comparison: (left) hypotonic solution and (right) hypertonic solution. Figure 2. Egg comparison: (left) hypotonic solution and (right) hypertonic solution. Figure 3. MoLo Osmosis model. Figure 3...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (3): 156–161.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Kathleen Westrich; Craig Berg We present an activity that models the teaching of content knowledge that transfers to many areas of the life sciences and simultaneously targets growth in cognitive development. The activity provides students with concrete objects and thinking experiences that...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 225–230.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., 5C: 9-12 ##3) What is going on inside us to make our traits? •• Protein in all parts of the chicken? •• How do lactose intolerance pills work? •• Building models of proteins •• Toober model •• Comic strips of protein activity •• Skin color •• Lactose intolerance •• Nature and function of...