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  1. Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments

    Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments

    2021-08-02 15:05:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamara Basham | doi:10.25334/8CQK-SV75

    In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city of Dallas.

  2. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    2021-07-30 12:56:14 | 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.

  3. Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop Materials (BIOME 2021)

    Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop Materials (BIOME 2021)

    2021-07-29 21:29:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Ashley Allen, Jennifer Apple, Karen Groh, Elizabeth Hamman, Pratima Jindal, Pat Marsteller, Heather Olins, Darlene Panvini, Rachel Pigg, Gustavo Requena Santos, Merrie Renee Richardson, Sheela Vemu, Jennifer Wade, Suann Yang | doi:10.25334/HKS3-EY64

    Materials and resources for the "Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop," presented at the 2021 Biology and Mathematics Educators (BIOME) Institute.

  4. Exploring Plant Phenology using Herbarium Specimens: Lab or Workshop

    Exploring Plant Phenology using Herbarium Specimens: Lab or Workshop

    2021-07-29 15:44:10 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie Pearson, Tadeo Ramirez Parada, Susan Mazer, Natalie Rossington Love, Jenn Yost | doi:10.25334/NBY6-5A67

    In this workshop or lab exercise, participants will examine the effects of climate on the phenological events of a selected species using herbarium specimen data.

  5. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    2021-07-28 21:34:21 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alida Janmaat, Pete Kaslik, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo | doi:10.25334/BGJ0-6W91

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and hypothetical data) against real-world mercury standards.

  6. Integrating Social Justice into your STEM Classroom: Redlining & Health

    Integrating Social Justice into your STEM Classroom: Redlining & Health

    2021-07-28 21:29:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mary Mulcahy, Ethell Vereen, Marci Cole Ekberg, Jennifer Kovacs, Durrain Ansari-Yan, Tamara Basham, Mackenzie Boyer, Matthew Joshua Heard, Adriane Clark Jones, Shannon Jones, Erica Lannan, Pat Marsteller, Sarah Prescott, Gustavo Requena Santos | doi:10.25334/Y5B6-6R35

    Workshop about models for introducing social justice issues into classes developed in a Faculty Mentoring Network. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  7. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

    Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

    2021-07-28 01:30:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Suann Yang, Benjamin Negrete, Jr. | doi:10.25334/7BCE-ED43

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin Negrete, Jr., who collected the data that they graph.

  8. Analysis of QB@CC FMN in the implementation of OER Modules

    Analysis of QB@CC FMN in the implementation of OER Modules

    2021-07-27 13:50:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): John Howard Starnes, Sondra Marie LoRe, Vedham Karpakakunjaram, Joseph Esquibel, Deborah Rook, Kristin Jenkins | doi:10.25334/2H1R-ZS97

    Poster about the use of QB@CC modules in a faculty mentoring network. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  9. Lizard cold tolerance and extreme weather events: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton

    Lizard cold tolerance and extreme weather events: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton

    2021-07-27 01:11:53 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Apple | doi:10.25334/JP8C-JP93

    Students interpret experimental and observational data about patterns in cold tolerance in the green anole. They reflect on the experience and identity of the lead researcher based on a video presentation about the study and interview with the author.

  10. Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

    Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

    2021-07-27 00:24:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Wade, Hyeyoun Chang | doi:10.25334/MY74-KA76

    Students use published scientific data to determine which types of nanoparticles would be best to use to deliver cytotoxic drugs directly to cancer cells. Then they learn about the scientist who generated the data.

  11. CourseSource 2.0: Finding high quality field-tested OERs, publishing evidence-based teaching activities, and promoting community collaborations.

    CourseSource 2.0: Finding high quality field-tested OERs, publishing evidence-based teaching activities, and promoting community collaborations.

    2021-07-26 21:34:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Vinson | doi:10.25334/AEYX-5228

    Workshop materials related to the CourseSource platform. Presented at the the 2021 BIOME Institute.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.