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  1. Development of the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection and Incubators

    Development of the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection and Incubators

    2018-03-16 18:09:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bill Morgan, Sam S Donovan, Hayley Orndorf, Sabrina Robertson, Elizabeth Ryder, Michael Sierk, Anne Rosenwald, Liz Dinsdale, Eric Triplett, Mark A. Pauley, William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/Q4TX1G

    Talk on the NIBLSE Resource Collection and Incubators given at several professional development confernces

  2. Quantitative Modeling by Biology UnderGraduate Students

    Quantitative Modeling by Biology UnderGraduate Students

    2018-03-15 18:51:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joe Dauer, Robert Mayes | doi:10.25334/Q44D60

    Workshop for biology faculty at University of Houston on the QUBES and QM BUGS projects

  3. The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

    The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

    2018-03-12 20:56:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): W. Wyatt Hoback, Tamara Smith | doi:10.25334/Q4R96J

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4

  4. Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data

    Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data

    2018-03-12 20:45:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Janet Lanza | doi:10.25334/Q40T2C

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8

  5. NEON data in undergraduate ecology courses: Data skills and learning opportunities

    NEON data in undergraduate ecology courses: Data skills and learning opportunities

    2018-03-07 20:40:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Wendy Gram, Megan A. Jones | doi:10.25334/Q41T32

    Presentation made by Wendy Gram et al. as part of the "Bringing Research Data to the Ecology Classroom: Opportunities, Barriers, and Next Steps” Session at the Ecological Society of America annual meeting, August 8th, 2017, Portland Oregon

  6. Evolution in Darwin's Finches: Using Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection postulates to evaluate evidence of evolution

    Evolution in Darwin's Finches: Using Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection postulates to evaluate evidence of evolution

    2018-03-07 19:03:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Bonner | doi:10.25334/Q49988

    Students evaluate evidence for evolution of Darwin's finches using authentic research data sets collected by Peter and Rosemary Grant.

  7. What do trees know about Rain? Adapted for an online, non-majors botany course

    What do trees know about Rain? Adapted for an online, non-majors botany course

    2018-03-05 02:54:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Liz Martin | doi:10.25334/Q4B976

    Minor modifications were made to this Data Nugget in order to use it in a fully online version of the introductory, non-majors botany course, Plants and People.

  8. Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?

    Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?

    2018-03-05 02:39:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Liz Martin | doi:10.25334/Q4KQ4C

    This publication contains the adaptations I made to the Data Nuggets module in order to use it with an online, introductory, non-majors botany class. I used this with a unit on natural and artificial selection in plants.

  9. Claymander Field Experiment

    Claymander Field Experiment

    2018-03-01 18:14:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexa Warwick, Louise Mead, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid, Evan Grant, Chris Sutherland, Arianna Wills, Emma Perry | doi:10.25334/Q46Q4Z

    This activity addresses how predation may affect the frequency of two color morphs in a population. Students collect and analyze data from clay salamander models ('claymanders') to determine whether there is a difference in predation rates.

  10. What Do Trees Know About Rain?

    What Do Trees Know About Rain?

    2018-03-01 16:11:46 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Paulette S Reneau | doi:10.25334/Q4D685

    The data nugget was introduced to a freshman General Biology lecture class as a culminating activity for the chapter entitled "Photosynthesis". Students worked independently and collaboratively to interpret the graph and answer questions.

  11. Gene Expression in Stem Cells

    Gene Expression in Stem Cells

    2018-03-01 16:06:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Paulette S Reneau | doi:10.25334/Q44Q2K

    The module served as in introduction to the Gene Expression unit. It was implemented in two phases, a pre-class activity and an in-class activity to introduce chapter concepts and reinforce quantitative skills.

  12. Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up

    Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up

    2018-02-28 15:37:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kiersten Nicole Newtoff, HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q45Q51

    Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to digest.

  13. An Introduction to Red Backed Salamander Ecology

    An Introduction to Red Backed Salamander Ecology

    2018-02-27 18:15:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Matlaga, Fall 2015 Department of Biology Students | doi:10.25334/Q4Z684

    A summary of literature on red backed salamander ecology and life history compiled by Biology students at Susquehanna University

  14. Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods

    Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods

    2018-02-21 17:17:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q49M4V

    Module exploring how researchers exposed arthropod mimics that use a golden patch to warn of unpalatability to predators with different prey preferences to determine how effective their warnings were.

  15. Finch Evolution Collection

    Finch Evolution Collection

    2018-02-21 13:12:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q4BH6W

    Over the past four decades, biologists Rosemary and Peter Grant have documented the evolution of the famous Galápagos finches

  16. Natural Selection and Galápagos Finches

    Natural Selection and Galápagos Finches

    2018-02-21 06:35:47 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Liesl McCormick | doi:10.25334/Q4339Q

    A worksheet and accompanying data set that guides students through making and interpreting frequency distributions, selection differentials, and fitness functions.

  17. Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology

    Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology

    2018-02-21 05:17:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aylin Marz | doi:10.25334/Q4VH6J

    Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.

  18. Spreadsheet Data Analysis Terms and Shortened Tutorial 4

    Spreadsheet Data Analysis Terms and Shortened Tutorial 4

    2018-02-21 04:34:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Buntz | doi:10.25334/Q43D59

    Introductory students are asked to learn terms for descriptive statistics and complete a matching exercise. Tutorial 4 was shorted to just the full calculations of t values.

  19. Stem Cells in Planaria Regeneration and Wound Healing

    Stem Cells in Planaria Regeneration and Wound Healing

    2018-02-21 04:34:16 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aylin Marz, Jennifer Buntz, Susan Meiers | doi:10.25334/Q44090

    Discussion questions to help guide students examining a graph of number of mitoses vs time for planaria injured or had amputations of their tails.

  20. Maternal transmission of microbiome

    Maternal transmission of microbiome

    2018-02-21 04:14:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamar Goulet, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond | doi:10.25334/Q4CH5T

    Understanding the cascading effects of the transfer of maternal microbiome during a vaginal birth (vs. a c-section) to the well-being of a newborn.