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  1. Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity

    Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity

    2020-08-08 02:45:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Edward Freeman | doi:10.25334/AZ1T-J504

    This dataset was collected from interviews conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State by state data are provided to explore the interactions of education, income, and race/ethnicity with obesity.

  2. Exploring Functions for Common Phage Proteins

    Exploring Functions for Common Phage Proteins

    2020-08-07 21:34:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Rocheleau, Matthew David Mastropaolo, C. Nicole Sunnen, Andrea R. Beyer, Thomas Ndolo, Daniel Williams, Sanghamitra Saha, Natasha Dean | doi:10.25334/3YA4-H358

    This resource is designed to help students better understand the functions of common structural and enzymatic phage proteins, and to relate these functions to phage structure using electron micrographs, phage life cycles, and to phage genome architecture.

  3. Student and Faculty Tools for Generating High-Quality Phage Annotations

    Student and Faculty Tools for Generating High-Quality Phage Annotations

    2020-08-07 16:09:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristen Butela, Hui-Min Chung, Lee Hughes, Denise L Monti | doi:10.25334/WDMM-SV47

    Phage genome annotation requires collaboration between faculty and their student research team. This set of resources provides tools to assist both students and faculty in the evaluation and submission of a complete phage genome.

  4. A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    2020-08-07 01:56:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Conant, Tom D'Elia, Arturo Diaz, Denise L Monti, Richard Pollenz, Vassie Ware, Kathy Takayama, Viknesh Sivanathan | doi:10.25334/CBP1-T733

    This activity is designed to prompt students to reflect on and recognize their own growth as scientists and, consequently, may help develop student self-efficacy and science identity.

  5. Elevator Pitch: An Activity to Help Students Communicate Their Research

    Elevator Pitch: An Activity to Help Students Communicate Their Research

    2020-08-07 01:54:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Conant, Tom D'Elia, Arturo Diaz, Denise L Monti, Richard Pollenz, Vassie Ware, Kathy Takayama, Viknesh Sivanathan | doi:10.25334/T9X4-SQ93

    In this activity, students and the research mentor co-develop an elevator pitch that students can use to communicate their research.

  6. Pre-lesson:  Introduction to BLAST

    Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

    2020-08-05 21:58:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/TY8V-G541

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

  7. Lesson VII - Synteny

    Lesson VII - Synteny

    2020-08-05 21:26:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gaurav Arora, Anne Rosenwald, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/SGQF-1W47

    The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.

  8. Lesson III - Annotation

    Lesson III - Annotation

    2020-08-05 20:44:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/JEY1-0927

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson III introduces Annotation, or assigning meaning to all the A's, C's, T's, and G's.

  9. Exploring Phage Immunity Systems with a Scientific Reading and Communication Activity

    Exploring Phage Immunity Systems with a Scientific Reading and Communication Activity

    2020-08-05 16:06:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sean Coleman, Natasha Dean, Karen Klyczek, Kirk R Anders, Sumali Pandey | doi:10.25334/DXXX-BB89

    This jigsaw assignment is designed to increase students’ understanding of phage immunity systems, through reading primary literature and communicating key aspects.

  10. Exploring Fundamental Concepts of Phage Immunity Systems: A jigsaw activity

    Exploring Fundamental Concepts of Phage Immunity Systems: A jigsaw activity

    2020-08-05 15:50:54 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sean Coleman, Nathasha Dean, Karen Klyczek, Kirk R Anders, Sumali Pandey | doi:10.25334/GS25-YG91

    This jigsaw assignment is designed to increase students’ understanding of phage immunity systems

  11. Phage Discovery Videos

    Phage Discovery Videos

    2020-08-05 04:22:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Billy Biederman, Vic Sivanathan | doi:10.25334/5KQF-3J02

    A compilation of videos to support teaching the concepts and protocols for discovering and working with phage.

  12. Writing Genome Announcements Collaboratively

    Writing Genome Announcements Collaboratively

    2020-08-05 04:09:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arturo Diaz, Julia Lee-Soety, Shima Chaudhary, Richard Pollenz | doi:10.25334/DFVG-BG93

    This resources provides a framework for students to write a Genome Annoucement, collaboratively.

  13. Setting Up Nonparametric Tests

    Setting Up Nonparametric Tests

    2020-08-02 20:44:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Romi L Burks | doi:10.25334/PFE8-D888

    This swirl lesson will show you how to rearrange your data within R from one that shows a multiple factor design (2 x 2) to a single factor (4 levels) to allow for data analyses that require non-parametric statistics.

  14. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    2020-07-30 16:50:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily C Pollina | doi:10.25334/ZJ6E-D163

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? This is an adaptation of the module that includes statistical testing and links sections to a lab report writing.

  15. Atlas of Black Scholarship for Inclusive and Racially Diverse STEM Curricula – Volume I

    Atlas of Black Scholarship for Inclusive and Racially Diverse STEM Curricula – Volume I

    2020-07-30 08:58:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aparna Anandkumar, Ariel Moline, Pascale S. Guiton | doi:10.25334/CEM2-HH58

    The contributions of Black scientists to the advancement of STEM are poorly represented in course materials. Here, we provide an Atlas of Black Scholarship to help Life Sciences and Chemistry educators integrate Black scientists' work in their curricula.

  16. Graphing an Epidemic:  West Africa Ebola Epidemic

    Graphing an Epidemic: West Africa Ebola Epidemic

    2020-07-28 19:16:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lois Bartsch | doi:10.25334/YPQ6-ZV05

    In this activity, students will explore how the Ebola virus outbreak occurred in West Africa through graphing prevalence, incidence and mortality data from the three major countries that were affected by the Ebola virus in 2014 - 2016

  17. Build-a-Genome Lab Manual for RFP Synthesis

    Build-a-Genome Lab Manual for RFP Synthesis

    2020-07-28 16:49:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/AN0R-BS96

    This lab manual describes a multi-week lab project for the design, assembly from oliognucleotides, cloning, and sequencing of the RFP gene.

  18. Anti-bias Education Puppet Plays

    Anti-bias Education Puppet Plays

    2020-07-28 14:56:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Julia Robinson | doi:10.25334/E3QW-KM91

    Nature provides science content for teacher preparation certification programs and the backdrop for puppet plays used as a springboard for teaching the NAEYC's four goals of Anti-bias Education-Identity, Diversity, Justice and Activism.

  19. Yeast Scramble Lab Manual

    Yeast Scramble Lab Manual

    2020-07-28 13:48:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Jones, Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/9N64-QR80

    This laboratory manual includes protocols for SCRaMbling of yeast cells as well as phenotypic characterization. Appropriate student exercises are also included.

  20. Comparing Primary and Secondary Forest in a Preserve in Plano Texas: A Forest Ecology Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) for Non-Majors and Lower-Level Majors

    Comparing Primary and Secondary Forest in a Preserve in Plano Texas: A Forest Ecology Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) for Non-Majors and Lower-Level Majors

    2020-07-21 16:46:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamara Basham | doi:10.25334/ND72-R068

    An activity that can be conducted as an online or field exercise in which students develop and test their hypotheses about how forest stand characteristics differ between two forest types.