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Mertens, Thomas R., Comp. – American Biology Teacher, 1984
Presented is an annotated bibliography of 24 books on DNA and genetic engineering. Areas considered in these books include: basic biological concepts to help understand advances in genetic engineering; applications of genetic engineering; social, legal, and moral issues of genetic engineering; and historical aspects leading to advances in…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biology, Books, College Science
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Wallen, Ellen T. – American Biology Teacher, 1981
Describes a new apparatus for Drosophila habitats which has the advantage of leaving pupae and adult flies undisturbed while being able to renew or move the media and larvae at will. (CS)
Descriptors: Animal Facilities, Biology, College Science, Genetics
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Thompson, Theresa; Pollak, Edward I. – American Biology Teacher, 1981
Lists advantages in the use of the blue gourami in laboratory experiments on reproduction and embryogenesis. Materials and procedures for maintaining and spawning blue gouramis are provided. Also includes details on microscopic examination of developing embryos and histological techniques for microscope slide preparation. (CS)
Descriptors: Animal Facilities, Biology, College Science, Embryology
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Wayne, Randy; Staves, Mark P. – American Biology Teacher, 1998
Details the teaching of an undergraduate plant-cell biology class in the manner proposed by Jean Baptiste Carnoy when he established the first institute of cellular biology. Integrates mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and ecology. Contains 226 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Curriculum Development, Cytology
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McComas, William F. – American Biology Teacher, 1991
A rationale is presented for the use of inquiry activities in the biology classroom when teaching the concept of evolution. An annotated list of evolution laboratory activities from 18 nontextbook sources is included. Each annotation includes the title, source, major evolutionary concepts, and a brief description. (KR)
Descriptors: Biology, Case Studies, Evolution, Geology
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Berra, Tim M. – American Biology Teacher, 1980
Lists a number of books written by Charles Darwin, selected to indicate the depth and breadth of Darwin's biological interests. Each entry is described with a short annotation. Also provides a reading list of references about Darwin's life. (CS)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biological Sciences, Evolution, Science Education