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    Value of Mistakes
    This module familiarizes students with brain research describing our physiological response to mistakes, and how making mistakes is a useful part of learning.

    Keywords: growth mindsetmath attitudesResources @ BIOMAAPmistakesvalue of mistakes

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    Adapted Value of Mistakes
    This module is adapted from BIOMAAP materials on the value of mistakes and application of growth mindset in a microbiology lab.

    Keywords: growth mindsetmath attitudesResources @ BIOMAAPmistakesvalue of mistakes

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    Value of Mistakes. Making Mistakes Using R
    This module allows students to frame mistakes and frustrations during their first introduction to R in terms of improved learning and growth mindset.

    Keywords: growth mindsetmath attitudesResources @ BIOMAAPmistakesvalue of mistakes

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    REMNet Tutorial, R Part 2: Importing Your Microbiome Data into R 5.3.19
    Video on importing data into R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    Keywords: growth mindsetVideoMicrobiology EducationR programming languagemicrobiomesmath attitudesResources @ BIOMAAPmistakesvalue of mistakesresearch in the classroomREMNeturban microbiomes

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    Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview
    This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minutes-1 hour presentation to give students general information on math anxiety and a few strategies to try on their own.

    Keywords: math attitudesResources @ BIOMAAP

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    Intro to BIOMAAP - Faculty Math Anxiety Overview
    This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minute-1 hour presentation to introduce faculty or other instructors to the idea of math anxiety and some strategies they can use in their own...

    Keywords: math attitudesResources @ BIOMAAP

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    Answer Checking
    This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of...

    Keywords: math attitudesanswer checkingResources @ BIOMAAP

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    Choose Your Own Adventure: Control a Wildlife Disease Epidemic
    This educational game allows teams of students to try to control a simulated epidemic in United States snake populations using their epidemiological and ecological knowledge. It combines a "choose...

    Keywords: educational game

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    The Genomics Education Partnership: Introducing Undergraduates to Research by Engaging Them in Genome Annotation
    Since 2006, the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP; http://gep.wustl.edu) has helped faculty bring genomics research experiences into the undergraduate curriculum.

    Keywords: undergraduate researchGenome annotationGEPgenomics education

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    Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview
    This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minutes-1 hour presentation to give students general information on math anxiety and a few strategies to try on their own.

    Keywords: math attitudesResources @ BIOMAAP

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    A first lesson in mathematical modeling for biologists: Rocs
    Using a fictitious population of Rocs, a mythical species of giant raptor, students accomplish two broad objectives: 1) they undertake the process of building a first mathematical model of a...

    Keywords: population ecologypopulation modelingdiscrete generationpopulation management

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    A Fun Introductory Command Line Lesson: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!
    Radical innovations in DNA sequencing technology over the past decade have created an increased need for computational bioinformatics analyses in the 21st century STEM workforce. Recent...

    Keywords: bioinformaticsgenomicscodingJupyter notebookcommand lineCyVersescriptingnext generation sequencing analysis

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    Visits to the writing center and office hours provide students structured reflection and low-stakes feedback on scientific writing in an Introductory Biology course
    Effective written communication of scientific concepts is a critical, but difficult skill for undergraduate STEM majors to acquire. Oftentimes, the grades of lab reports are negatively impacted by...

    Keywords: scientific writingwater qualityanalysis of results

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    Hands-On, Hands-Off: The Community College Genomics (ComGen) Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience
    Science is a process of discovery where failure is inherent and iteration is necessary, yet instructors often teach the scientific process as if it is a controlled, highly supervised, confirmatory...

    Keywords: geneticssequencingDNAbacterium

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    A How to Guide and Template for Designing a Puzzle Based Escape Room Game
    Educational games are one active and effective way of engaging students with material while also providing additional motivation to tackle challenging concepts. A particularly popular game concept...

    Keywords: Problem SolvingCollaborative WorkCorrect Misconceptions

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    The Pipeline CURE: An Iterative Approach to Introduce All Students to Research Throughout a Biology Curriculum
    Participation in research provides personal and professional benefits for undergraduates. However, some students face institutional barriers that prevent their entry into research, particularly...

    Keywords: epigeneticsundergraduate researchmendelian inheritanceSelf-EfficacyCUREsnature of scienceResiliencecurriculum strategiesreprogramming

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    Using Pathway Maps to Link Concepts, Peer Review, Primary Literature Searches and Data Assessment in Large Enrollment Classes: An example from teaching ecosystem ecology
    As with many other complex topics, teaching ecosystem ecology can be particularly difficult in terms of helping students understand the relationships between the various component parts. We...

    Keywords: energyecosystemNutrientsPathway

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    "Boost your evolution IQ": An evolution misconceptions game
    Students often enter introductory biology courses with misconceptions about evolution. For example, many students believe that traits arise when a species needs them or that evolutionary processes...

    Keywords: Evolutionactive learningNatural Selectiongroup workmisconceptions

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    Who’s That Speci-Mon? Using PokémonTM to Understand Biological Terminology Using Greek and Latin Roots
    We set out to create a fun and engaging activity using recognizable fictional characters, so students get a chance to practice using Greek and Latin roots to create binomial names. Students in...

    Keywords: linguisticstaxonomyAnatomyGreek and Latin Roots

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    Dilution and Pipetting Lesson Using Food Dyes
    In this lesson students learn how to use micropipettors to accurately measure small volumes of liquids and perform dilutions using food dyes. Students dilute four food dyes at 10X concentration to...

    Keywords: dilutionCalculationLab SkillsMicropipetting

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