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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 234–241.
Published: 01 April 2019
... use to quantify species diversity: Simpson's and Shannon's diversity indices. With hypothetical data, we show how students can learn about and practice the calculations. We then describe an activity where students collect authentic ecological data with pitfall traps while learning some arthropod...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 575–579.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ). Effects of genetic diversity of grass on insect species diversity at higher trophic levels are not due to cascading diversity effects . Oikos , 120 , 1031 – 1036 . Kishbaugh, M.A. & Yocum, D.H. ( 2000 ). The impact of habitat fragmentation on arthropod biodiversity: an experimental study...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 293–299.
Published: 01 April 2016
... accessible they are to educators. New pedagogies are needed so that students can generate their own data for studies of biodiversity and extinction. I present a simple indicator of species diversity that examines declines in species’ populations and whether or not these species subsequently recovered or...