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  1. HITS: A network to create inquiry-based case studies that make high-throughput approaches and discovery accessible

    HITS: A network to create inquiry-based case studies that make high-throughput approaches and discovery accessible

    2021-07-26 00:25:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carlos Christopher Goller, Sabrina Robertson | doi:10.25334/CPP8-PC40

    Poster on the work of the NSF-funded High-throughput Discovery Science & Inquiry-based Case Studies for Today’s Students (HITS) Research Coordination Network. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  2. Integrating Social Justice into your STEM Classroom: Redlining & Environmental Science

    Integrating Social Justice into your STEM Classroom: Redlining & Environmental Science

    2021-07-26 00:13:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamara Basham, Denise Piechnik, Durrain Ansari-Yan, Mackenzie Boyer, Marci Cole Ekberg, Matthew Joshua Heard, Adriane Clark Jones, Shannon Jones, Jennifer Kovacs, Erica Lannan, Pat Marsteller, Mary Mulcahy, Sarah Prescott, Gustavo Requena Santos, Ethell Vereen | doi:10.25334/CZ5X-A141

    Materials for the workshop on social justice presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  3. QB@CC Community Standards for Events

    QB@CC Community Standards for Events

    2021-07-23 19:12:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Vedham Karpakakunjaram | doi:10.25334/47JF-XW35

    Community standards and expectations for in-person and online events hosted by QB@CC

  4. Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

    Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

    2021-07-23 18:00:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rebecca Penny Humphrey | doi:10.25334/KRSB-FQ70

    This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species over time.

  5. Mol* Adaptation: Case of Severe Insulin Resistance

    Mol* Adaptation: Case of Severe Insulin Resistance

    2021-07-23 17:54:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Keith A. Johnson | doi:10.25334/FW9S-2G51

    This is an adaptation using Mol* on the original case written. This case focuses on understanding how a mutation in a cell signalling protein (a kinase) can prevent insulin function and lead to diabetes.

  6. 2019 EDSIN Conference Proceedings

    2019 EDSIN Conference Proceedings

    2021-07-22 23:40:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alycia Crall, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Wendy Gram, Shobhana Gupta, AJ Lauer, Lea Shanley, Sarah A Stone, Bonnie Swan, Elizabeth Sudduth, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Kamuela Yong | doi:10.25334/9C03-1518

    Bringing Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion in Data Science to the Ecological and Environmental Sciences, was a 3-day conference hosted at the UCAR's Center Green in Boulder, Colorado, April 2-4, 2019.

  7. Creating ownership through creative writing: Advice columns as term papers in an upper-level Animal Behavior course

    Creating ownership through creative writing: Advice columns as term papers in an upper-level Animal Behavior course

    2021-07-22 19:01:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Kovacs | doi:10.25334/5QEV-WK44

    Poster on taking a creative writing approach to traditional term papers. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  8. Factor Structure Assessment of the Students Support Needs Scale-Augmented for African-American STEM Students

    Factor Structure Assessment of the Students Support Needs Scale-Augmented for African-American STEM Students

    2021-07-22 18:52:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Qingxia Li, Thomas Gross, Patricia Abbie McCarroll, Catherine Hines | doi:10.25334/1KJM-2Q46

    Poster on the impact of a performance pyramid-based peer-led learning community on course knowledge at a Historically Black University. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  9. Students Authoring Molecular Case Studies

    Students Authoring Molecular Case Studies

    2021-07-22 18:13:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Pollock, Kasandra Riley (She/Her), Didem Vardar-Ulu, Shuchismita Dutta | doi:10.25334/M0P7-DQ22

    Poster on using case studies to help students develop their skills in reading primary literature and identifying authentic scientific problems by authoring their own case studies. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  10. Learning about Protein Structure and Function with Molecular CaseNet

    Learning about Protein Structure and Function with Molecular CaseNet

    2021-07-22 18:02:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laurel Lorenz, Keith A. Johnson, Anya Goodman, Shuchismita Dutta | doi:10.25334/HWN6-4F11

    Poster on the case studies available through Molecular CaseNet that focus on protein structure and function. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  11. Consumable Science – Teaching Students to Translate Science for the General Public

    Consumable Science – Teaching Students to Translate Science for the General Public

    2021-07-22 16:36:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sue Cooke | doi:10.25334/C5JP-5306

    Poster about assignments with an emphasis on non-technical writing for a general audience. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  12. Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks

    Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks

    2021-07-22 15:10:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Melissa Haswell | doi:10.25334/QBEH-8376

    This is a semester-long project in which students read and discuss the story of Henrietta Lacks from multiple ethical perspectives. This project was developed for an undergraduate science ethics course but could be adapted to other biology courses.

  13. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    2021-07-20 14:00:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mary Mulcahy | doi:10.25334/B5PX-3M96

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

  14. Genome Hunters: A Quantitative Biology Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)

    Genome Hunters: A Quantitative Biology Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)

    2021-07-19 20:11:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robert E Furrow, Joel Rodríguez-Medina, Alex Nord, Mark Goldman | doi:10.25334/H8HM-SQ18

    Poster outlining the process of designing, implementing, and assessing a new quantitative biology CURE course series. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  15. Best Practices and Recommendations for Designing Activities for Highlighting Diverse Scientists Through Quantitative Skill Development

    Best Practices and Recommendations for Designing Activities for Highlighting Diverse Scientists Through Quantitative Skill Development

    2021-07-16 20:00:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristen Butela, Sheela Vemu, Pratima Jindal | doi:10.25334/JBTN-7A24

    Poster on best practices to guide the design of quantitative skill-based learning activities that help create an inclusive environment. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  16. LearnR Apps

    LearnR Apps

    2021-07-16 01:26:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Derek Edward Sollberger | doi:10.25334/3DM5-RF34

    Presentation on using the LearnR software in teaching. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute

  17. Bird watching: An easy way to get students collecting real biological data

    Bird watching: An easy way to get students collecting real biological data

    2021-07-16 01:23:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ellen Wisner | doi:10.25334/YAVB-FE38

    Poster on ways to implement citizen science-based bird watching into education. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  18. Grappling with Graphs:  New tools for improving graphing practices among biology students

    Grappling with Graphs: New tools for improving graphing practices among biology students

    2021-07-15 16:14:53 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie M. Gardner, Eli Meir, Joel K Abraham, Ryan Baker | doi:10.25334/GMSW-PH14

    Poster on gathering information about undergraduate biology students' graphing practices and using this information to guide teaching of graph construction. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  19. Urban stream invaders: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Piatã Santana Marques

    Urban stream invaders: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Piatã Santana Marques

    2021-07-15 06:06:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Apple | doi:10.25334/PS3C-0T54

    Students read and interpret data from a study which addresses how urbanization affects the invasive attributes of a non-native species. They also reflect on the identity of the lead researcher and how systemic racism has shaped his experiences.

  20. A Phenology-focused CURE using Herbarium Specimen Data

    A Phenology-focused CURE using Herbarium Specimen Data

    2021-07-09 18:24:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie D. Pearson, Susan J. Mazer, Tadeo Parada, Natalie Love, Jenn M. Yost | doi:10.25334/A4RQ-YX24

    10-week course-based undergraduate research experience in which students conduct novel research on the effects of climate on phenological events (e.g., flowering) of a plant species using publicly available data from an online portal (CCH2.org).