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  1. Flying With Swallows – a Model for Undergraduate Research-Based Learning

    Flying With Swallows – a Model for Undergraduate Research-Based Learning

    2020-08-03 15:11:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joanna Werner-Fraczek | doi:10.25334/G239-8E89

    Moreno Valley College, a two-year community college in Southern California, experiences an annual migration of cliff swallows. The presence of these birds inspired the development of the undergraduate research program, Flying with Swallows.

  2. 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.

  3. Ethics in Synthetic Biology

    Ethics in Synthetic Biology

    2020-07-30 21:45:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/X92Z-EB27

    This collection of four activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.

  4. Conservation and ethics of using synthetic genetics

    Conservation and ethics of using synthetic genetics

    2020-07-30 20:48:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Fran Sandmeier | doi:10.25334/D2FN-GW02

    This contains teaching material - powerpoints and handouts that can be adapted for lectures and/or discussion groups.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Implementing a Math Prerequisite - Does it help or hurt?

    Implementing a Math Prerequisite - Does it help or hurt?

    2020-07-29 19:38:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stacey Kiser, Christine Andrews, Matthew Fisher, Shannon Seidel, Molloy Wilson, Natalie Wright | doi:10.25334/9G2T-WY63

    Poster on the effect of math prerequisite courses on student success in introductory biology. Presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  8. Failing (in order) to succeed: Exploring how students cope with science failures in research-based courses

    Failing (in order) to succeed: Exploring how students cope with science failures in research-based courses

    2020-07-28 23:57:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Auchincloss Corwin | doi:10.25334/KEPG-7R43

    Slides and related materials from the presentation given by Dr. Lisa Corwin as a part of the 2020 BIOME Institute.

  9. Digital Laboratory Framework via Canvas for LIFE courses at Colorado State University

    Digital Laboratory Framework via Canvas for LIFE courses at Colorado State University

    2020-07-28 21:43:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Dewey, Craig Marshall, Kim Hoke, Meena Balgopal | doi:10.25334/FK9V-P927

    The Life Lab Revisions team has piloted a Canvas-based approach to building scientific competencies in labs.

  10. 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

  11. 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.

  12. The ADW: a database of animal natural history that supports complex, authentic student inquiry.

    The ADW: a database of animal natural history that supports complex, authentic student inquiry.

    2020-07-28 16:17:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Dewey | doi:10.25334/8E3K-C191

    Poster on the Animal Diversity Web and Quaardvark presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Engaging students in data exploration using digital biodiversity databases: BLUE Data Network

    Engaging students in data exploration using digital biodiversity databases: BLUE Data Network

    2020-07-27 21:04:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/4K4E-B455

    Slides for BLUE presentation at 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  16. Integrating digitized biodiversity data exploration into the undergraduate biology curriculum

    Integrating digitized biodiversity data exploration into the undergraduate biology curriculum

    2020-07-27 17:05:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Lisa White, Anna Monfils | doi:10.25334/E4PN-GZ50

    Poster on the Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE) project presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  17. CyVerse: Scalable Image Informatics

    CyVerse: Scalable Image Informatics

    2020-07-27 15:41:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tyson Lee Swetnam, Edwin Skidmore, Tony Edgin, Ramona Walls, Eric Lyons, Nirav Merchant | doi:10.25334/C1DA-G511

    Poster on cyberinfrastructure for the machine learning ere presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  18. Cell Collective: Learning biology with modeling and simulations

    Cell Collective: Learning biology with modeling and simulations

    2020-07-27 14:21:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ehren Whigham, Tomas Helikar | doi:10.25334/GXHH-WF50

    Cell Collective is an online, research-grade modeling platform adapted to engage students in creating and simulating dynamic models of biological processes.

  19. Welcome to the BIOME Institute

    Welcome to the BIOME Institute

    2020-07-26 19:19:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristin Jenkins | doi:10.25334/523B-7D89

    Slides for the BIOME Welcome on July 27, 2020

  20. Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules: Glossary of terms

    Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules: Glossary of terms

    2020-07-25 20:10:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Meg Laakso, Carina Howell, Cathy Silver Key, Leocadia Paliulis, Maria S Santisteban, Chiyedza Small, Joyce Stamm, Elena Gracheva | doi:10.25334/C19B-4B88

    This glossary defines the key terms that are used in the Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules.