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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Exploring the Ecology of Gorongosa

    Exploring the Ecology of Gorongosa

    2018-02-21 03:36:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Carmichael | doi:10.25334/Q4N09N

    Students learn about bottleneck events, population demographics and growth, ecological niches and competition, food chains/webs and ecological disturbances through past and current data on Gorongosa National Park.

  10. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    2018-02-19 20:09:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Leah Wasser, Megan A. Jones | doi:10.25334/Q4P09Z

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of figures, while optional coding extensions teach R skills.

  11. Disease Spread Simulation with M&M's and Information on the wider SIMIODE community

    Disease Spread Simulation with M&M's and Information on the wider SIMIODE community

    2018-02-13 18:16:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel | doi:10.25334/Q4709X

    This is a Student Version of a Modeling Scenario from the community, SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations at www.simiode.org

  12. E. coli Citrate Use

    E. coli Citrate Use

    2018-02-09 17:07:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peter White, Alexa Warwick, Louise Mead, Merle Heidemann, Jim Smith | doi:10.25334/Q47X0T

    EvoEd module on citrate use in E.coli

  13. Monkey Opsins

    Monkey Opsins

    2018-02-09 16:58:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peter White, Alexa Warwick, Louise Mead, Merle Heidemann, Jim Smith | doi:10.25334/Q4HD51

    This case will examine the evolution of trichromatic vision in old world monkeys.

  14. Quantitative Reasoning Learning Progression

    Quantitative Reasoning Learning Progression

    2018-02-08 15:05:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robert Lee Mayes | doi:10.25334/Q48X04

    Three articles about the work of a project on quantitative reasoning in the context of environmental literacy.

  15. Populus: Simulations of Population Biology

    Populus: Simulations of Population Biology

    2018-02-08 14:12:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): D. N. Alstad | doi:10.25334/Q4JD6Q

    Link to Populus Software

  16. Datasets for Whitlock & Schluter's "The Analysis of Biological Data"

    Datasets for Whitlock & Schluter's "The Analysis of Biological Data"

    2018-02-08 14:00:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael Whitlock, Dolph Schluter | doi:10.25334/Q4SX15

    Link to data sets used in The Analysis of Biological Data . All data are in CSV format.

  17. Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models

    Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models

    2018-01-30 00:05:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): William Wimsatt, Jeff Schank | doi:10.25334/Q4CT1D

    Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.

  18. Visual Datasets

    Visual Datasets

    2018-01-29 14:13:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ethel Stanley | doi:10.25334/Q4P96X

    This downloadable module features imaginary animals and plants, and is meant to aid students in thinking about questions of evolution, classification, and phylogeny.

  19. Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics

    Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics

    2018-01-23 18:50:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q4FT3S

    Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student t-test, Hardy-Weinberg equation, and frequency calculations.

  20. Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics

    Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics

    2018-01-23 18:36:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q4Q967

    A lesson that requires students to work through a series of questions pertaining to the genetics of sickle cell disease and its relationship to malaria.