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Using Case Studies to Increase Quantitative Biology Skills

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Goals

  • learn how to use data-driven modules in undergraduate life science courses
  • customize and implement newly designed educational modules from a wide range of biological topics
  • participate in biweekly virtual sessions to collaborate with and support others in the network and receive mentoring

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Final Products

Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

Jay Owen Sandal

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse v1.0

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this "clicker" case study explores ultimate and proximate explanations for cryptic coloration in animals.
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate
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08.08.2019

How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense

Sheryl Konrad, Angela Dassow

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: How Many More Thymes? A Case of Phytochemical Defense v1.0

Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.
food webs, genotype, phenotype, Herbivory, herbivore, deterrence, monoterpene, producer, chemotype, Thymus vulgaris, thyme, Mediterranean ecosystem, chemical defenses, Manduca sexta, Nicotiana, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, More than 1 hour
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84
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05.15.2019
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live on or near their campus.
Coastal wetlands, Connecticut, management, northeast, sea-level rise, salt marsh, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, Undergraduate, Dataset, Homework, Raw, Cleaned, Majors, More than 1 hour
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128
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05.13.2019
Teaching Notes on the Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds
Evolution, experimental design, sexual dimorphism, sexual selection, Natural Selection, Widowbirds, bird, intrasexual selection, intersexual selection, handicap hypothesis, Teaching material, Undergraduate
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79
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05.09.2019

The Evolution of Human Skin Color

Katie Northcutt

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: The Evolution of Human Skin Color v1.0

My teaching notes for the Evolution of Human Skin Color case study.
Evolution, Natural Selection, Skin pigmentation, skin color, vitamin D, vitamin B folate, ultraviolet light, UV light, Teaching material, Undergraduate
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05.09.2019