Journal of Biological Education

(The median citation count of Journal of Biological Education is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
iNaturalist as an engaging tool for identifying organisms in outdoor activities58
An escape-room inspired game for genetics review23
Branches of plant blindness and their relationship with biodiversity conceptualisation among secondary students13
Chlorophyll does not reflect green light – how to correct a misconception11
An analysis of plant awareness disparity within introductory biology textbook images11
Jigsaw method improves learning and retention for observation-based undergraduate biology laboratory activities9
Primary pre-service teachers’ emotions and interest towards insects: an explorative case study9
A case study of community-based socioscientific issue program: focusing on the abandoned animal issue8
Video worked examples to promote elementary students’ science process skills: a fruit decomposition inquiry activity8
Overseas Conservation Education and research: the new colonialism?8
Designer considerations and processes in developing school-based citizen-science curricula for environmental education7
What can be done to increase future teachers’ plant knowledge?7
Students’ conceptions of plant reproduction processes This paper was presented at the ERIDOB conference 20207
Interpreting students’ ideas on the availability of energy and matter in food webs7
Context-Based Learning Supported by Environmental Measurement Devices in Science Teacher Education: A Mixed Method Research7
Pre-service teachers’ reflections when drama was integrated in a science teacher education program6
The centrality of evolution in biology teaching: towards a pluralistic perspective6
Studying natural history far from the museum: the impact of 3D models on teaching, learning, and motivation6
Applying a system thinking learning approach to improve perception of homoeostasis - a fundamental principle of biology6
Towards teaching for an integrated understanding of trait formation: an analysis of genetics tasks in high school biology textbooks This paper was presented at the ERIDOB conference 20206
Doing coursework without doing biology: undergraduate students’ non-conceptual strategies to problem solving5
Environmental literacy of lower secondary school pupils in the Czech Republic5
Fearless and positive children after hands-on educational experience with spiders in South America5
How students engage in biomimicry5
Making a fictitious animal: 6-7 year-old Swedish children’s meaning making about evolution during a modelling task5
Secondary school students’ misconceptions in genetics: origins and solutions5
Traditional vs. virtual laboratories in health sciences education5
Feedback loop reasoning in physiological contexts4
A hybrid strategy to develop real-life competences combining flipped classroom, jigsaw method and project-based learning4
Interactive socio-scientific inquiry for promoting scientific literacy, enhancing biological knowledge, and developing critical thinking4
The need for learning bioethics and law for biology students4
Sex and fertility education in England: an analysis of biology curricula and students’ experiences4
Using ethological techniques and place-based pedagogy to develop science literacy in Hawaiʻi’s high school students4
The problem-based learning (PBL) of biology for promoting health literacy in secondary school students4
Preschool children’s attitude toward some unpopular animals and formation of a positive attitude toward them through hands-on activities4
Bioscience laboratory practicals, projects and placements in a Covid-19 world4
From concept to reality: the use and impact of 3D prints as academic tools for high school biology education4
Human evolution in your hands. Inclusive education with 3D-printed TYPHLOLOGICAL replicas4
Understanding barriers to participation within undergraduate STEM laboratories: towards development of an inclusive curriculum4
Use of technology in biology education – case of infrared thermal imaging3
Integration of ‘design thinking’ in a reflection model to enhance the teaching of biology3
Designing a curriculum for the networked knowledge facet of systems thinking in secondary biology courses: a pragmatic framework3
Cooperation as a causal factor in human evolution: a scientific clarification and analysis of German high school biology textbooks3
Using lessons from a comparative study of chemistry & bioscience pre-lab activities to design effective pre-lab interventions : a case study3
Make biology relevant again! Pre-service teachers’ views on the relevance of biology education This paper was presented at the ERIDOB conference 20203
Middle school students’ alternative conceptions about the human blood circulatory system using four-tier multiple-choice tests3
Using light stable isotopes to assess stream food web ecology in a general ecology laboratory course3
Microorganism education: misconceptions and obstacles3
Teaching native biodiversity: an exploratory study with Brazilian teachers3
The UnEssay project as an enriching alternative to practical exams in pre-professional and graduate education3
Measuring Students’ Plant Awareness: A Prerequisite for Effective Botany Education3
Revisiting the landscape roaming metaphor to understand students’ ideas on mammals’ and birds’ thermal regulation3
Teaching ecosystem services: a pathway to improve students’ argumentation in favour of nature conservation and sustainable development?3
Biology education – progress or retreat?3
Crash: Find the Exit- A neuroscience board game as a tool to discuss mechanisms of drug abuse and addiction issues in the classroom3
Flowers with powers – conception and evaluation of an ‘educational seed mix’3
Using multiple strategies in deepening the understanding of the digestive system3
The notion of ‘information’ in genetics: a pragmatic model3
Design, delivery and evaluation of a bioinformatics education workshop for 13-16-year-olds3
Learning the electron transport chain process in photosynthesis using video and serious game3
Developing assessments to elicit and characterize undergraduate mechanistic explanations about information flow in biology3
Mapping the ‘becoming-integrated-academic’: an autoethnographic case study of professional becoming in the biosciences2
Sensory perception and descriptions of morphological characteristic of vegetative plant organs by the blind: implementation in teaching2
Describing changes in student thinking about evolution in response to instruction: the case of a group of Chilean ninth-grade students2
A guided interactive simulation as a tool to teach the classical approach of monoclonal antibody (MAb) production to undergraduate immunology students2
Algae photosynthesis and respiration experimentation with physical and augmented reality modes2
Pokémon as a playful and didactic tool for teaching about ecological interactions2
Place-based education through immersive virtual experiences — preparing biology students for the field2
Same, same but different! Exploring children’s understandings of within-species variation2
‘I already know about it, I’ve been watching the Daily News and updates’: Teenagers’ questions about the scientific and social aspects of COVID-192
Inquiry-based learning in immunology: analysis of scientific argument construction by undergraduate students in biological science and health care classes2
Not all Bloom and gloom: assessing constructive alignment, higher order cognitive skills, and their influence on students’ perceived learning within the practical components of an undergraduate biolog2
A study of the interactions and conversations of families visiting the museum of microbiology of the Butantan institute, São Paulo, Brazil2
Approaching the risk perception gap: effects of a subject matter knowledge-based intervention in a health context2
Integration of biomimicry into science education: biomimicry teaching approach2
Excitation spectrum, nanoparticles, and their applications in cellular optical imaging2
Assessment of a flipped classroom model based on microlectures in a medical molecular biology course2
Course-based undergraduate research experiences are a viable approach to increase access to research experiences in biology2
Novel, simple and inexpensive programmed lab experiments to evaluate the biocontrol activity of rhizobacteria on fungal phytopathogens2
A journey through the digestive system: analysis of a practical activity's use as a didactic resource for undergraduate students2
The ‘Tea Test’ - a mobile phone based spectrophotometer protocol to introduce biochemical methods independent of the laboratory2
A protein purification card game develops subject knowledge and transferable skills2
Using a social media project as a way to get students to communicate conservation messages to the general public2
Critical thinking activities in Florida undergraduate biology classes improves comprehension of climate change2
Cockroaches: an alternative model to teach enzymatic inhibition to undergraduate students2
Conflict of allegiance: professional development challenges in transforming science teachers’ identities and practices2
The use of a three-tier diagnostic test to investigate conceptions related to cell biology concepts among pre-service teachers of life and earth sciences2
The role of reflective journals for biology education students in genetics course2
Are early-years-children able to use magnifying glasses and dichotomous keys to observe, compare, classify and identify small animals?2
Application and exploration of blended learning with BOPPPS teaching model in a veterinary infectious diseases course2
Unravelling the Central Dogma of Biology in an active way: a case study2
Exploring the impacts of contextualised outdoor science education on learning: the case of primary school students learning about ecosystem relationships2
Validation of Climate and Motivational Measures for Use in the Biology Laboratory Setting2
Could maggot therapy be taught in primary schools?2
Study of the impact of objective structured laboratory examination to evaluate students’ practical competencies2
Difficult topics in the revised biology curriculum for advanced level secondary schools in Rwanda: teachers’ perceptions of causes and remedies2
Reclimating: 0°C as a target for global warming2
Use of design thinking as a strategy to identify and clear students’ misconceptions in photosynthesis: a case study1
Increasing knowledge about phytoremediation through a practical approach for undergraduate students1
Making ‘Brain Food’: converting photosynthesis into a positive learning experience through authentic instruction1
Danio adventure. Developmental biology of the zebrafish in science popularisation1
Befriending Bumblebees through hands-on activities in biology classes: Living Bumblebees lead to lasting knowledge and provide high learning enjoyment1
Climate change, sustainability and the environment: the continued importance of biological education1
Young children’s spontaneous use of isometric and non-isometric symmetries: a study regarding their unprompted depictions of plant life1
Contribution of 3D modelling and printing to learning in primary schools: a case study with visually impaired students from an inclusive Biology classroom1
Blending educational gaming with physical experiments to engage high school students in inquiry-based learning1
Designing and evaluation of 3D materials for teaching biological systems to 6th grade students with visual impairment (SVI)1
Integrating museum education into an introductory biology CURE leads to positive perceptions of scientific research and museum exhibitions among students, faculty, and staff1
The use of near-peer tutors to improve level of learning & confidence in areas of human physiology1
Isn’t all about trash... Children’s conceptions about ecology and their implications for biology education in Colombia1
Saudi students’ and science teachers’ knowledge of and attitudes towards biotechnology1
Learning perception of Veterinary students about cardiovascular physiology using a functional model1
Biology teachers’ views towards using living organisms in biology education1
Students’ conceptions of keeping fattening pigs and dairy cows: an exploratory interview study with elementary school students in North-West Germany1
The semantics of evolutionary adaptation: clarification and evaluation1
Generalised mutagenesis with transposon Tn5. A laboratory procedure for the identification of genes responsible for a bacterial phenotype and its regulation, illustrated with phenazine producti1
Examining the effect of reporting based on science writing heuristic approach on written argument quality in general biology laboratory1
The Conceptual Analysis of Disciplinary Evidence (CADE) framework as a guide for evidentiary reasoning: A practical implementation in a Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium (HWE) laboratory investigation1
Artificial selection of maize as a bridging case to teach natural selection: a simulation proposal1
Traditional gender ideology on boys’ participation in biology post-GCSE1
The medium matters! The effect of a mobile digital identification tool on students’ intrinsic motivation during plant identification1
Simple experiment on legume-rhizobium symbiosis aimed at students without laboratory experience1
You said, we did! Employer led work-simulated learning framework for enhancing ecology graduate employability1
How can learners explain phenomena in ecology using evolutionary evidence from informal learning environments as resources?1
‘Let’s play?’ A systematic review of board games in biology1
Basque secondary school students’ understanding of natural selection and teleological reasoning: knowledge vs. knowledge application1
Combining virtual simulations with take-home projects as a replacement for face-to-face labs in introductory biology laboratory courses1
The Pedagogical Impact of Board Games in Public Health Biology Education: The Bioracer Board Game1
Teaching and learning about risk1
Teaching vegetable nutrition: from the problem to the proposal1
Drawing our garden’s insects: a didactic sequence to improve pre-service teachers’ knowledge and appreciation of insect diversity1
Upper secondary students’ thinking pathways in cell membrane biology – an evidence-based development and evaluation of learning activities using the Model of Educational Reconstruction1
Elementary school students’ interests and attitudes towards biology and physics1
The giant artery: blood and blood vessels in a science museum1
Environmental education to engage urban youth: anecdotes from Southwest China1
Representation for whom? Transformation of sex/gender discussion from stereotypes to silence in Finnish biology textbooks from 20th to 21th century1
Guiding students’ explanations across levels of biological organisation: the case of wilted plants1
Developing students’ scientific literacy through an e-portfolio project at a community college gateway science course1
Undergraduate biochemistry student difficulties with topics requiring mathematical skills: use of an online maths skills support site1
Lost in ‘translation’? A set of writing workshops improves Molecular Medicine Honours students’ perceptions of their scientific report writing skills1
Teacher views of experimentation in ecosystem science1
Solving a problem about cancer treatment: how does the use of the mitotic spindle model evolve during small group discussions?1
Enacting molecular genetic processes with a versatile DNA stamp kit1
Antimicrobial resistance as a nexus between teaching and research1
Improving research capacity of practising dietitians through interactive sessions: evidence from a pilot study1
Primary children’s views about appreciating, supporting, and learning about nature1
What is ‘powerful knowledge’ in school biology?1