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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (9): 607–610.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the microscopic scale requires that students use their quantitative reasoning skills. Here, resources are presented that help students develop their quantitative reasoning skills and improve their understanding of the small scale of microscopic life. The crosscutting concept, Scale, Proportion, and Quantity...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 435–441.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... To overcome these difficulties, a structured/guided inquiry activity, combined with quantitative reasoning tasks, is described for teaching chemical synaptic transmission as part of undergraduate biology or neuroscience courses. Through this activity, students familiarize themselves with the absolute...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 234–241.
Published: 01 April 2019
... systematics and practicing their newly acquired quantitative reasoning skills, all within the context of edge effect ecology and habitat conservation. The entire activity reinforces for students how interesting and helpful mathematical models and quantitative reasoning in science can be for understanding...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 176–185.
Published: 01 March 2019
... competencies quantitative reasoning affective outcomes inquiry-based learning scientific teaching implementation dip Improving scientific literacy is a national priority for undergraduate education. Foundational to informed citizenship in a democratic society, scientific literacy includes core...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 300–309.
Published: 01 April 2016
... their students develop quantitative reasoning skills. We describe an evolutionary ecology lesson focused on resource competition in a parasitic wasp. Students use datasets to generate graphs and test hypotheses on resource competition and fitness. Before the activity, students should be familiar with the basic...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 186–192.
Published: 01 March 2013
... testing statistical analysis scientific method quantitative reasoning The resilience of Earth’s ecosystems and the services they provide to humanity (e.g., clean water, fertile soils, food, and other bioproducts) are currently threatened by myriad anthropogenic influences, including pollution...