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  1. Exploration of the Human Genome by Investigation of Personalized SNPs

    Exploration of the Human Genome by Investigation of Personalized SNPs

    2019-01-03 17:06:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lani C. Keller | doi:10.25334/Q4S15Q

    To increase students' interest in their own genomes, this computer-based laboratory lesson is designed to be coupled with the opportunity for the students to be genotyped by the consumer sequencing company, 23andMe. Published in CourseSource

  2. Colon Cancer: A Case of Genetic Bad Luck

    Colon Cancer: A Case of Genetic Bad Luck

    2019-01-03 16:43:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne M. Casper | doi:10.25334/Q4WT7B

    Case study developed for an introductory genetics class published in the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

  3. Bioinformatics / Neuroinformatics

    Bioinformatics / Neuroinformatics

    2019-01-03 16:18:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): William Grisham | doi:10.25334/Q45B1Q

    This module is a computer-based introduction to bioinformatics resources.  This easy-to-adopt module weaves together several important bioinformatic tools so students can grasp how each is used in answering research questions. Published in CBE-LSE

  4. Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI

    Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI

    2019-01-03 16:03:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Seth Bordenstein | doi:10.25334/Q4915C

    Modules showing how the NCBI database classifies and organizes information on DNA sequences, evolutionary relationships, and scientific publications. And a module working to identify a nucleotide sequence from an insect endosymbiont by using BLAST

  5. Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies

    Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies

    2019-01-03 15:35:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Craig E. Stanley, Jr., Charles Hadley S. King, IV, Michelle Thornton, Rob J. Kulathinal | doi:10.25334/Q4DT70

    Introductory genetics laboratory published as GSA Learning Resource

  6. Regulation Across Scales: Data Points Icebreaker Jigsaw

    Regulation Across Scales: Data Points Icebreaker Jigsaw

    2019-01-03 04:34:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristine Grayson | doi:10.25334/Q4PB00

    Students examine regulation at cellular, physiological, and ecological scales in a data-based jigsaw to explore how double-negative logic operates across biological systems. This was used as a first day of class activity in Introductory Ecology/Evolution.

  7. Regulation Across Scales: Data Points on How Life Works

    Regulation Across Scales: Data Points on How Life Works

    2019-01-03 03:58:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristine Grayson, Kaitlin Bonner, Alexandra Fairfield, J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4T151

    We examined the scientific literature for simple, data-based illustrations of double-negative logic in the regulation of biological systems as described by Sean B. Carroll in his text, The Serengeti Rules.

  8. Amino Acid Frequency

    Amino Acid Frequency

    2018-12-23 21:24:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4KH96

    This module introduces expected frequencies in the context of understanding amino acid composition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  9. Working with plant phenology data and fitting a nonlinear model using least squares in R

    Working with plant phenology data and fitting a nonlinear model using least squares in R

    2018-12-21 20:00:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher, Ahmed Hasan | doi:10.25334/Q4Q73D

    A participatory live-coding lesson on working with NEON phenology data and fitting a sine-wave model to determine when different species get and lose their leaves.

  10. MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota

    MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota

    2018-12-21 09:52:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rebekah Chapman | doi:10.25334/Q4V15B

    The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the impacts of mountaintop removal mining processes on stream

  11. Adaptation of Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure to a Non-Major’s Ecology Course

    Adaptation of Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure to a Non-Major’s Ecology Course

    2018-12-21 05:14:50 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): John Howard Starnes | doi:10.25334/Q4ZQ7X

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

  12. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research

    The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research

    2018-12-21 04:40:54 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Julia Burrows | doi:10.25334/Q43H9V

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through two different quantitative activities where they generate hypotheses, create figures, conduct data analyses, and draw conclusions.

  13. Gibb’s Free Energy and the Nature of Chemical Reactions

    Gibb’s Free Energy and the Nature of Chemical Reactions

    2018-12-21 01:48:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4T72Z

    This module introduces Gibb’s Free Energy in the context of understanding the nature of chemical reactions. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  14. Morphological, Anatomical and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity

    Morphological, Anatomical and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity

    2018-12-20 23:58:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sierra Dawn Beecher, J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4JQ76

    In this lab, students perform phylogenetic analyses on morphological, anatomical and molecular data, and compare.

  15. NEON Data in the Classroom: Faculty Mentoring Networks Offer a Low-Investment High-Output Means of Creating and Implementing Data-Centric Classroom Materials

    NEON Data in the Classroom: Faculty Mentoring Networks Offer a Low-Investment High-Output Means of Creating and Implementing Data-Centric Classroom Materials

    2018-12-20 23:21:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Megan A. Jones | doi:10.25334/Q4CX4K

    This ePoster presents the Faculty Mentoring Network model as a way to support faculty creation and implementation of data-centric classroom teaching activities. It focuses on the NEON Data Education FMN.

  16. Working with spreadsheet-style data in Python with pandas and seaborn

    Working with spreadsheet-style data in Python with pandas and seaborn

    2018-12-20 22:03:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher | doi:10.25334/Q4PF1D

    This 4-hour participatory live-coding workshop takes learners through the basics of programming in Python via the Jupyter Lab interface and culminates with exploration and visualization of real-world bicycle count data from the City of Toronto.

  17. A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    2018-12-20 21:04:49 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Megan L Van Etten | doi:10.25334/Q4XX5X

    In this lab, students will work with messy data to try to answer the question “How do plants inherit cotyledon color?”

  18. Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    2018-12-20 21:00:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Megan L Van Etten | doi:10.25334/Q42Q7V

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

  19. MathBench Population Dynamics Module Activity

    MathBench Population Dynamics Module Activity

    2018-12-20 20:46:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alida Janmaat | doi:10.25334/Q46F12

    The resource accompanies the Mystery of the Missing Housefly Population Dynamics MathBench module which explores exponential and logistic growth models. Students explore the assumptions of the population growth models both in Excel and MathBench.

  20. Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests: Learning How Plants Move Around

    Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests: Learning How Plants Move Around

    2018-12-20 19:41:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sunshine Liberty Brosi | doi:10.25334/Q4B43Z

    This module focuses on the dispersal of seeds from trees in fragmented tropical forests. Students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.