##### Coronavirus Epidemic Curves - Graphically Interpreting Derivatives
A set of exam questions or class activity related to 'flatten the curve' during the coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Content includes: notation, first derivative, second derivative, and interpreting...
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##### COVID-19 Simulator (ISEE) Module
This accessible module guides students through exploring the COVID-19 Simulator developed by ISEE. Students dig into the four scenarios provided (including the parameters and the graphs),...
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##### Uninhibited Growth of Cells
In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...
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##### Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs
In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...
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##### Big Data, Graphs, and Prediction
In this activity, students are introduced to graphing and modeling data in a step-wise fashion. Real data of covid-19 deaths over time are used to incrementally ask students to fit the data to...
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##### Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
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##### Some Figures of the Day for Microbiology
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown. These are some specifically for microbiology.
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##### Figure of the Day
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
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##### Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases
In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the...
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##### Unveiling Lizard Evolution: Graphical Insights into Behavioral Ecology in the Era of Climate Change
This lesson targets entry-level undergraduate students to enhance their proficiency in comprehending and interpreting scientific graphs. The lesson incorporates group discussions centered around...
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##### Introduction to Climate Change: Why we should care
In this lesson, students cover the basics of climate change, interpret and predict several graphs that explain climate change scenarios under different treatment options, and reflect on an...
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##### The Impact of Climate Change on Sea Hare Respiration
In this lesson, students interpret graphs of sea hare respiration. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with environmental scientist Dr. Richelle Tanner, who collected the data in the...
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##### Analysis of Amylase Activity
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
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##### Defenses against predation: Interpreting graphs of predator behavior
In this lesson, students discuss anti-predator defense mechanisms and the types of cues defenses provide to predators. Students then interpret graphs of behavior of arthropod predators when...
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##### Biodiversity Counts! Making sense of diversity metrics and graphs
In this lesson students 1) become familiar with various graphs that are used to study diversity patterns within and across sites, 2) learn about some of the questions that can be addressed by...
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##### Make Your Move: Interpreting graphs of pollinator behavior
In this lesson, students interpret graphs of pollinator movement behavior. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with community ecologist Dr. Suann Yang., who collected the data that they...
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##### Cancer Genetics and an Interview with a Deaf Biomedical Researcher
In this lesson, learners will learn about cancer genetics and understand and interpret graphs showing quantitative trait locus (QTL) data, survivor curve data, and other genetics data. Then,...
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##### Why does Blood Flow Change? Investigating the Math of Blood Flow Dynamics
This collection of activities explores the relationship between blood flow, pressure, and the factors of resistance through graphs and modeling direct and inverse variation.
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##### Biomes lecture with active learning activities and a worksheet set
Learning Objectives: *Identify the characteristics of each biome *Know the major drivers of global climate patterns *Discern how 2 factors largely determine terrestrial biomes *Evaluate the...
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##### Why Cells Change Weight: Demonstrating Linear Regression Through an Osmosis Experiment
In this activity, students will perform an experiment utilizing dialysis tubing to create cellular models to demonstrate the linear relationship between cell weight and time in varying tonicities....
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