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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (6): 429–435.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Michaela Marth; Franz X. Bogner Bionics by definition combines science and technology, with nature acting as a model for technical applications. Bionics is expected to lead to a better understanding of the Nature of Science (NOS). We applied a hands-on inquiry-based module about bionics with sixth...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 372–378.
Published: 01 May 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 biodiversity inquiry technology mathematical reasoning ecology Teaching mathematics-based concepts in a...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 421–425.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Alessandra L. Barrera This study demonstrates the use of wiki technology (an editable webpage environment) to provide a virtual, asynchronous collaborative-learning environment for students for the purpose of working on course-content-focused study-guide questions. To analyze the effectiveness of...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 627–631.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Leona Gerido; Mary Carla Curran Technology use in science classes can enhance lessons and reinforce scientific content. The creation of multimedia projects is a great way to engage students in lessons about estuarine ecosystems. In this activity, students can learn about estuarine organisms and use...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 365–369.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Epigenetics genetics curriculum instruction technology DNA The DNA in each of our nucleus-bearing cells is identical unless it has undergone mutation. However, external factors and internal cellular...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (4): 264–267.
Published: 01 April 2013
... students with reading difficulties, vocabulary and word learning skills must be taught.” We provide a summary of an investigation to improve the technology-based vocabulary of students with learning disabilities in a freshman high school biology class. The procedures for the project are provided, along...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 232–236.
Published: 01 April 2012
... photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 Technology digital photography undergraduate biotechnology lab equipment gel electrophoresis Teaching methods have become...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (3): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Grant E. Gardner I describe a design-based learning activity that utilizes the interdisciplinary content domain of biomimicry. Design-based learning requires student creativity and technological innovation to address novel science problems, characteristics of the nature of science not often...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (3): 172–177.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kathryn A. March Global Positioning System (GPS) technology can be used to connect students to the natural world and improve their skills in observation, identification, and classification. Using GPS devices in the classroom increases student interest in science, encourages team-building skills...