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  1. Project MOSAIC

    Project MOSAIC

    2018-10-20 04:44:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Daniel Kaplan, Karl-Dieter Crisman, Nicholas Horton, Eric Marland, Randall Pruim | doi:10.25334/Q4SD91

    Our goal: Provide a broader approach to quantitative studies that provides better support for work in science and technology.

  2. Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide

    Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide

    2018-10-20 04:14:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Cory Merow, Johan Dahlgren, Jessica Metcalf, Dylan Childs, Margaret Evans, Eelke Jongejans, Sydne Record, Mark Rees, Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Sean McMahon | doi:10.25334/Q4X437

    Integral projection models (IPMs) use information on how an individual's state influences its vital rates – survival, growth and reproduction – to make population projections using regression models and covariates.

  3. BioNumbers-the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    BioNumbers-the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    2018-10-20 03:37:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Michael Springer | doi:10.25334/Q41X5V

    BioNumbers is a database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology—the quantitative properties of biological systems of interest to computational, systems and molecular cell biologists

  4. Cell Biology by the Numbers

    Cell Biology by the Numbers

    2018-10-18 16:42:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ron Milo, Rob Phillips | doi:10.25334/Q45M7R

    Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells

  5. PLANT Talking Points: Popcorn, endosperm and the foods we eat...

    PLANT Talking Points: Popcorn, endosperm and the foods we eat...

    2018-10-18 13:14:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Armstrong | doi:10.25334/Q49D9P

    This resource connects botany to everyday life by way of explaining what common foods we eat really are.

  6. PLANT Talking Points: Crime Scene Botanicals - Forensic Botany...

    PLANT Talking Points: Crime Scene Botanicals - Forensic Botany...

    2018-10-18 13:08:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Shirley Graham | doi:10.25334/Q4F42H

    Provides information on the interesting job of Forensic Botany using real life examples

  7. PLANT Talking Points: Economic Botany - how we value plants...

    PLANT Talking Points: Economic Botany - how we value plants...

    2018-10-18 12:57:30 | Teaching Materials | doi:10.25334/Q4JX5H

    This resource gives insight into the interactions between humans and the environment.

  8. R for biologists

    R for biologists

    2018-10-18 12:44:21 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marco Martinez | doi:10.25334/Q4PM7D

    An introductory guide to data analysis in R for life sciences researchers.

  9. BioNumbers: The Database of Useful Biological Numbers

    BioNumbers: The Database of Useful Biological Numbers

    2018-10-17 20:15:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Michael Springer | doi:10.25334/Q4VB1X

    A database of biological numbers that you can search and browse.

  10. Figure of the Day - Ecology additions

    Figure of the Day - Ecology additions

    2018-10-16 20:15:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristine Grayson | doi:10.25334/Q4043V

    Used in an Integrated Biological Principles II Class (Intro to Ecology/Evolution/Physiology) at University of Richmond

  11. Documenting teaching scholarship among undergraduate biology educators using OER

    Documenting teaching scholarship among undergraduate biology educators using OER

    2018-10-11 17:44:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ahrash Bissell, Lauren Collister, Sam S Donovan, Drew LaMar, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/Q44T5R

    Poster on the use, adaptation, and reuse of Open Educational Resources within the QUBES community at OpenEd 2018

  12. Use of Peerwise and Twitter in Open Pedagogy

    Use of Peerwise and Twitter in Open Pedagogy

    2018-10-11 00:56:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Prescott | doi:10.25334/Q48M69

    This presentation will demonstrate the use of two open tools (Peerwise and Twitter) to engage students in creating and discussing course content.

  13. The Evolution (and Coevolution) of Flowering Plants

    The Evolution (and Coevolution) of Flowering Plants

    2018-10-05 14:26:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips | doi:10.25334/Q4M969

    Module on coevolution developed by AIM-UP. In the module students utilize natural history collections.

  14. Coral Reefs in Hot Water

    Coral Reefs in Hot Water

    2018-10-04 13:11:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Bonner | doi:10.25334/Q4MM51

    Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about coral mortality and temperature fluctuations

  15. Value of Mistakes

    Value of Mistakes

    2018-10-03 16:26:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q4TH9C

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

  16. Reflective Writing

    Reflective Writing

    2018-10-03 16:25:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q4ZB1V

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice.

  17. Number Sense

    Number Sense

    2018-10-03 16:25:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q4313R

    In this activity, students demonstrate their own innate number sense by playing an online game that asks them to estimate quantities that are flashed on screen for only milliseconds. Research suggests that all humans (and many other species as well!) are

  18. Introduction to Growth Mindset

    Introduction to Growth Mindset

    2018-10-03 16:24:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q46T5C

    This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability through effort

  19. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

    Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

    2018-10-03 16:24:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q4BH91

    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.

  20. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Introduction

    Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Introduction

    2018-10-03 16:23:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/Q49X3K

    This presentation is intended as a short, in-class introduction to the program and some of the research behind it, in hopes of generating ‘buy in’ for a course-long use of BIOMAAP materials.