Tag: "teacher" at biology news
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...cal regions: the pharanx and the epilarynx. When a teacher
provides verbal critiques on a student's singing performance, the information may be imprecisely stated, or misinterpreted by the student. Addressing this issue, David M. Howard of the University of York ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) will present a real-time...
Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom
...e in Education and has been a New York City school teacher
for the past three years. He is a co-author of the children's book The Fossil Factory. The two are supported by an international editorial board, made up of some of the most renowned scientists in the field. Niles and Greg Eldredge are in agreem...
Williams College biologist explores photosynthetic apparatus
...lty for 2006-07 for her effectiveness as a college teacher
and for her scholarship. Her teaching was previously honored, twice by the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award by Cornell University. Ting has won a number of grants for research in biosciences related to the environment, including an NS...
Anticipation plays a powerful role in human memory, brain study finds
...an enhance the memory of it after it happens." A teacher
who struggles with stage fright, for example, might feel anxious before every class she has to teach. The UW-Madison work suggests that the longer she spends dreading her next lecture, the stronger her memory of the uncomfortable experience is likely...
First demonstration of 'teaching' in non-human animals
...f teaching in animal behaviour, an individual is a teacher
if it modifies its behaviour in the presence of a ...s involves feedback in both directions between the teacher
and the pupil. In other words, the teacher
provides information or guidance for the pupil at a rate ...
USC researchers track down the stem cells that create feathers
...d regeneration," Chuong notes. "Nature is the best teacher
for tissue engineering. What we decipher from our animal models can then be applied to help human stem cells and adult human organs to regenerate-and regenerate properly." ...
Discovery of an American salamander where it shouldn't be: Korea
... surprising way, when some guy who's a high school teacher
from Illinois goes out with his class and says, 'Let's look for salamanders, let's see what we can find when we turn over rocks and logs.'" To date, the salamander has been found in 16 locations in three Korean provinces, and Wake and his colleagues...
Innovative collaboration brings Arctic science into the classroom
...is travels will be Amy Clapp, an elementary school teacher
from Salisbury, Vermont, as part of Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating (TREC). TREC, a program in which K-12 teachers participate in Arctic research and work closely with scientists as a pathway to improving science education throug...
Solutions that reduce death of marine life reeled in by International Smart Gear Competition
...are the inventions of a former high-school biology teacher
and commercial fisherman; a North American team who tinkered with the chemical properties of fishing ropes and nets; and a team of Indian scientists familiar with the challenges of changing fishing practices and technologies in a developing country. ...