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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (4): 222–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Regents of the University of California 2021 research in biology education nature of science philosophy of biology botany history of science The scientific and engineering practices that are typically among the first subjects covered in high school biology are often taught using research...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (8): 542–544.
Published: 17 November 2020
..., students will reflect on the content of the claims, why the misinformation matters, and the process of evaluating the material to draw appropriate conclusions. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 media literacy pseudoscience inquiry nature of science climate change...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 439–446.
Published: 01 September 2020
... power to create unique learning opportunities that reveal the nature of science itself. While the value of bringing contemporary research and messy data into the classroom is recognized, implementation can seem overwhelming. We discuss the importance of frequent interactions with messy data throughout K...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 439–446.
Published: 01 September 2020
... power to create unique learning opportunities that reveal the nature of science itself. While the value of bringing contemporary research and messy data into the classroom is recognized, implementation can seem overwhelming. We discuss the importance of frequent interactions with messy data throughout K...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 381–388.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... The practical considerations described have implications for the disciplinary core ideas in the Next Generation Science Standards , and for understanding the cultural, social, and political values inherent in the nature of science. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 93–101.
Published: 01 February 2020
... evolution nature of science creationism evangelical Christianity undergraduate Evolution is foundational to biology ( AAAS, 2011 ), but many individuals struggle with accepting evolution because of their religious beliefs and/or cultures ( Rissler et al., 2014 ; Barnes et al., 2019 ). Polls...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Cynthia Welsh; Mary Hedenstrom; Michele Hollingsworth Koomen This article illustrates how a seventh-grade life science unit connects to the Science and Engineering Practices and Nature of Science in the Next Generation Science Standards and used science fair projects as a context for students to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 308–316.
Published: 01 May 2019
... argumentation abounds in classrooms. In order to achieve greater efficacy of and receptivity to climate science instruction, I propose the inclusion of lessons on the nature of science and the reframing of lessons in terms of risk management. © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 40–46.
Published: 01 January 2019
... biology, human physiology, and more. An understanding of the nature of science, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is implicated. © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 203–213.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 . 2018 scientific method science education nature of science descriptive hypothesis...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 February 2018
... 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 . 2018 evolution science practices natural selection nature of science Recent reform efforts in biology education at...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 74–86.
Published: 01 February 2018
... 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 . 2018 Avida-ED digital evolution evolution education nature of science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 635–643.
Published: 01 October 2017
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 allele frequency evolution metacognition natural selection nature of science probability simulation Evolutionary theory is the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 370–375.
Published: 01 May 2016
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Nature of science science practices methodological naturalism scientific literacy NGSS With the introduction of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS; NGSS Lead States, 2013 ), the discussion of the goals for science education has largely shifted from...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 385–388.
Published: 01 May 2016
... firsthand a vital component of the nature of science: prioritizing data when formulating a claim. © 2016 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 404–409.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... 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 Data evolution nature of science biology research projects journals inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 567–574.
Published: 01 October 2015
...=reprints . 2015 Astrobiology biology evolution extremophiles extreme environments microbes nature of science origin of life project-based learning Astrobiology, the study of life in the universe, is interdisciplinary in approach and multidisciplinary in content. Various disciplines...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 549–552.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Janet Vigna I modified the classic Mystery Tube activity to teach not only the nature of science but also the nature of what is not science. In order for evidence and logic to be effective tools for teaching evolution, instructors may first benefit from giving students a tangible reason to set...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 485–491.
Published: 01 September 2015
...William F. McComas The nature of science (NOS) is an often neglected part of science teaching, yet it provides a vital background for students, detailing how science and scientists work and how scientific knowledge is created, validated, and influenced. Here, I review the concept of NOS and some of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 500–506.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Paul K. Strode Helping students understand and generate appropriate hypotheses and test their subsequent predictions – in science in general and biology in particular – should be at the core of teaching the nature of science. However, there is much confusion among students and teachers about the...