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    Where Does Elsie's Hair Color Come From? A "De-Simplified" Pedigree Lesson
    Pedigree analysis is part of most Genetics curricula, but the examples traditionally used in genetics courses present phenotypes as if they were entirely and inexorably defined by genotype. This...

    Keywords: pedigreeMultifactorialphenotypic variationpenetranceexpressivityquantitative variation

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    Antibiotic Resistance of Bacterial Soil Isolates and Biofilm Production
    In this lesson, learners will hear about research that focuses on bacterial antibiotic resistance and biofilm production. Students will see how antibiotic resistance is measured and interpret a...

    Keywords: graph interpretationmicrobiologybiofilmfmnantibiotic-resistanceBioGraphIrepresentation in STEM

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    Measuring streamflow using the float method
    Streamflow, the amount of water flowing in a creek, stream, or river at a certain point in time, is critical to people and the environment. Knowing the amount of flowing water is important for...

    Keywords: River Field Studies Networkstreamflowstreamflow measurements

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    AI Tools in Pedagogy
    Overview of ideas to discuss when it comes to usage of artificial intelligence in pedagogy

    Keywords: Artificial Intelligence

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    Time Immemorial: Water Governance Approaches and Indigenous Rights
    The purpose of this experiential lesson is to introduce students to key concepts in water governance in the United States, and provide them with the opportunity to reflect on the western and...

    Keywords: River Field Studies Networkwater governanceprior appropriationtime immemorialfield observationsIndigenous water rights

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    Revealing Hidden Figures in Natural History Collections Working Group 2023 Update!
    Our 2023 BIOME Lightning Presentation sharing updates from the Hidden Figures Working Group including the first two published modules!

    Keywords: social justicenatural history collectionshidden figuresbiome23biome2023

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    An Introduction to Revealing Hidden Figures through Data Sleuthing
    In this introduction to hidden figures in natural history collections (NHCs), students will read an article that gives a unique historical perspective of museums and will then participate in a...

    Keywords: identitysocial justicenatural history collectionsAttributionBCEENETdigitizationRepresentationcourse-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs)hidden figuresdata democratizationrestorative practice

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    The Importance of an ORCID
    This lesson introduces students and instructors to the use of ORCIDs (Open Researcher and Contributor ID), and walks students through the process of registering for an ORCID. This module also helps...

    Keywords: ORCIDidentitysocial justicecourse-based research experiences (CUREs)AttributionBCEENETdigitizationRepresentationhidden figuresdata democratizationrestorative practice

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    Test
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    Keywords: test

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    1-031-CoolIt-ModelingScenario
    We offer data on the temperature of water in a beaker in a room of constant temperature and in a room of nonconstant temperature. Students consider both empirical and analytic modeling...

    Keywords: SpanishNewton's Law of Coolingcooling

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    Riverbird distributions and habitat use
    Riverbirds are widespread, use diverse riparian habitats, and respond rapidly to changing conditions. Students can apply riverbird data to evaluate hypotheses about these responses, while gaining...

    Keywords: logistic regressionHabitat selectionRiver Field Studies NetworkWaterfowl raptorkingfisherheronfocal speciesmonitorriverbank

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    bioBUDS: How to Read a Paper
    Undergraduates are often expected to read scientific papers for class and submit assignments based on their understanding of the contents of these papers. Most courses, in our experience as...

    Keywords: Reading Scientific PapersInterpreting Figures

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    Snail Races: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Learn Invasive Species Ecology
    Inquiry-based lessons allow learning that is hands-on and student-driven, fostering engagement and retention of knowledge in any discipline. Here, we use this learning framework to engage students...

    Keywords: ecologyenvironmentInvasive SpeciesScience CommunicationScientific InquiryDispersal

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    Quantifying Uncertainty and Distinguishing Data Sets in Introductory Physics
    Physics labs are moving increasingly to open-ended experiments where students develop experimental physics skills, rather than verify textbook physics concepts. This sequence of activities sets the...

    Keywords: statisticsMeasurementlaboratoryuncertaintypendulumexperimental skills

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    6-022-CannibalismPredatorPrey-ModelingScenario
    The Lotka-Volterra model tells us that the prey and predator exhibit a shifted cyclic behavior over time. In this module, we look at modifying this prey-predator model to consider the case when...

    Keywords: stabilitypredator-preyequilibriaoscillationscannibalismphase planesspiral sinks

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    Cross-Course Public Health Project on Infectious Disease
    The need for collaborative, public health education has never been more important. Students increasingly require necessary skills in effectively communicating critical information to the general...

    Keywords: infectionpublic healthVaccinespathogenesisantibiotics

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    An Inquiry-Based Project Added to Traditional Labs: Hands-On Fish Awareness Research in Freshwater Systems Conducted by First-Year Biology Students
    This project involves students in an inquiry-based project added to the introductory biology laboratory course for majors in fall 2019. Research has shown that student engagement in authentic...

    Keywords: Evolutionbehaviorichthyology

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    Scientific Literacy Re-visioned Workshop at NABT 2023
    This material was part of the “Scientific Literacy Re-visioned” presentation at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) 2023 Conference in Baltimore MD. In this workshop participants...

    Keywords: Liberal Art of Science

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    BSURP Guided goal-setting workshop for undergraduate researchers
    Lesson plan, slides, and worksheet for a guided research goal-setting workshop. Designed for undergraduates in the Stanford Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Program (BSURP).

    Keywords: undergraduate researchworkshopsgoalsbioBUDS

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    Democratizing Student Access to Help: the nationwide, virtual peer mentoring network of the Genomics Education Partnership
    Our data suggests that online delivery of the novel Virtual TA program allowed the GEP CURE to remain effective through the transition from onsite to online: the GEP CURE is resilient. This...

    Keywords: Genomics Education PartnershipNABT2023

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