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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (8): 521–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... After the publication of this document, many individuals, departments, and institutions started using course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) as one way to transition to the inclusion of core competencies. Well-executed CUREs focus students’ learning of science practices around a project...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (5): 303–310.
Published: 01 May 2021
... interpreted the questions as intended and that they valued the activity as an opportunity to connect ideas across courses. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 assessment biology education college teaching energy science practices Experts agree that helping students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (4): 235–239.
Published: 01 April 2021
... population variation natural selection intraspecific variation collections science practices Natural history museums serve as the foundation for much of what we know about biodiversity, natural variation, and evolution of life on Earth ( Evans et al., 2010 ; Cook et al., 2014 ). They are also...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (2): 104–111.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Sheila A. Homburger; Dina Drits-Esser; Molly Malone; Louisa A. Stark Arguing from evidence is one of eight key science practices in which students should engage. It is an essential component of science, yet students have difficulties with this practice. We describe a scaffolded claims-evidence...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 18–27.
Published: 01 January 2020
... 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, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 biology education cooperative learning science practices...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 88–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
... and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Data analysis data interpretation evolution graphs misconceptions natural selection science practices Natural selection is one among many scientific concepts that are frequently misunderstood by students. Students tend...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 74–86.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Amy Lark; Gail Richmond; Louise S. Mead; James J. Smith; Robert T. Pennock Recent reforms in K-16 science education advocate for the integration of science content and practice. However, engaging students in authentic science practices can be particularly challenging for certain subjects...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 February 2018
... 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 evolution science practices natural selection nature of science Recent reform efforts in biology education...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 482–491.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Natalia B. Hubbs; Kristin N. Parent; Jon R. Stoltzfus National STEM education reform efforts call for increased emphasis on science practices, such as modeling. We describe an activity where students read a scientific blog post relating human gametogenesis to disease and then during class develop...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 739–745.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Students then participate in an open-inquiry experiment to test a unique hypothesis. Learning about wastewater treatment introduces students to important biology content such as bioremediation, microbiology, and nutrient cycling. Additionally, students engage in science practices such as inquiry...
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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 (2015) 77 (4): 274–283.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... & Hiebert, J. (2009). The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World’s Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom. New York, NY: Free Press. Tree thinking scientific argumentation phylogeny evolution science practices data analysis Follow-up questions or hints can allow scaffolding...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
... articles focused on NOS, which suggests the possibility that teachers are indeed addressing the nature of science as a separate topic that is not integrated into laboratory experiences. Figure 4. Representation (%) of science practices and nature of science. Figure 4. Representation...