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  1. Mosquito Surveys Along Anthropogenic Impact Gradients: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    Mosquito Surveys Along Anthropogenic Impact Gradients: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    2020-08-18 20:30:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Allison T Parker | doi:10.25334/9S4H-DG39

    This project explores the role of human land use and other environmental factors that affect native and invasive mosquito species distributions and the diseases that they can vector.

  2. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    2020-08-18 20:17:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Stack Whitney | doi:10.25334/94M4-MR72

    Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their sites compare to those in a range of landscapes.

  3. BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only

    BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only

    2020-08-17 20:14:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nicole Anthony | doi:10.25334/Q4QX52

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

  4. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning Recording

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning Recording

    2020-08-14 11:43:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Hayley Orndorf, Andrew Osborne Hasley | doi:10.25334/P8DR-N510

    Video recordings (with captions), transcript, and chat for the STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning.

  5. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Episode One

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Episode One

    2020-08-14 11:39:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bryan Dewsbury, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Molly Phillips, Anna Monfils | doi:10.25334/P7NQ-HT70

    Episode One is a conversation with Bryan Dewsbury (University of Rhode Island) one of the authors of the CBE-LSE Inclusive Pedagogy guide.

  6. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Episode 3

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Episode 3

    2020-08-14 11:34:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kelisa Wing | doi:10.25334/Z0MP-7A08

    Episode 3 builds from Kelisa Wing's recent blog post calling for educators to hold themselves accountable for dismantling racial oppression.

  7. Meeting Report: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE-UBE) Network

    Meeting Report: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE-UBE) Network

    2020-08-13 22:47:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton, Kaitlin Bonner, Karen Cangialosi, Bryan Dewsbury, Maggie Diamond-Stanic, Jason Douma, Michelle Smith, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/V5BY-ZT28

    We report on the SCORE-UBE Network Summit, which involved participants from multiple sectors in open educational resources (OER) in an on-going discussion about sustainability of OER in tandem with equity, and social justice.

  8. The Hidden Kingdom: Island Biogeography with Fungi

    The Hidden Kingdom: Island Biogeography with Fungi

    2020-08-12 15:44:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erica F Kosal | doi:10.25334/FGQX-7040

    In this activity, students will explore a dataset of fungi dispersal capabilities and colonizing success to test the predictions of island biogeography theory.

  9. Flatten the Curve Course Module

    Flatten the Curve Course Module

    2020-08-11 16:28:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joanna Wares, Marcella Torres | doi:10.25334/1ENM-PZ03

    JavaScript isn't enabled in your browser, so this file can't be opened. Enable and reload.Some Word features can't be displayed in Google Docs and will be dropped if you make changesView detailsInstructor's Guide Flatten the...

  10. Multiple choice quiz questions for biostatistics

    Multiple choice quiz questions for biostatistics

    2020-08-10 23:34:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Skylar Hopkins, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/SYXN-W519

    A set of 157 multiple choice quiz questions for biostatistics courses, organized and searchable by 18 concepts/skills.

  11. Plants We Eat: Learning Form and Function from Fruits and Vegetables

    Plants We Eat: Learning Form and Function from Fruits and Vegetables

    2020-08-10 23:10:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie Pearson | doi:10.25334/QCCF-Q880

    This high school or undergraduate lab consists of four activities that guide students through learning about plant parts from the fruits and vegetables with which they are already familiar. In-person and remote options are provided.

  12. Introducing PHAGES Students to Primary Literature

    Introducing PHAGES Students to Primary Literature

    2020-08-10 18:59:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sean McClory, Rivka Glaser, Denise L Monti, Adam Rudner | doi:10.25334/PEVT-VM04

    The ‘Introducing PHAGES Students to Primary Literature’ set of teaching resources offers faculty 2 distinct sets of teaching resources for introducing students to scientific literature in the classroom.

  13. Opioid crisis: exploring the neurophysiology of opioid receptor signaling

    Opioid crisis: exploring the neurophysiology of opioid receptor signaling

    2020-08-10 02:59:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jason Chan | doi:10.25334/8H2A-9J29

    Using this dataset, we explore how opioids affect the electrical activity of neurons when exposed to different opioid receptor agonists and antagonists.

  14. Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity

    Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity

    2020-08-08 02:45:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Edward Freeman | doi:10.25334/AZ1T-J504

    This dataset was collected from interviews conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State by state data are provided to explore the interactions of education, income, and race/ethnicity with obesity.

  15. Exploring Functions for Common Phage Proteins

    Exploring Functions for Common Phage Proteins

    2020-08-07 21:34:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Rocheleau, Matthew David Mastropaolo, C. Nicole Sunnen, Andrea R. Beyer, Thomas Ndolo, Daniel Williams, Sanghamitra Saha, Natasha Dean | doi:10.25334/3YA4-H358

    This resource is designed to help students better understand the functions of common structural and enzymatic phage proteins, and to relate these functions to phage structure using electron micrographs, phage life cycles, and to phage genome architecture.

  16. Student and Faculty Tools for Generating High-Quality Phage Annotations

    Student and Faculty Tools for Generating High-Quality Phage Annotations

    2020-08-07 16:09:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristen Butela, Hui-Min Chung, Lee Hughes, Denise L Monti | doi:10.25334/WDMM-SV47

    Phage genome annotation requires collaboration between faculty and their student research team. This set of resources provides tools to assist both students and faculty in the evaluation and submission of a complete phage genome.

  17. Using the QUBES platform and NEON faculty mentoring networks to build, adapt, and publish data-driven open educational resources

    Using the QUBES platform and NEON faculty mentoring networks to build, adapt, and publish data-driven open educational resources

    2020-08-07 15:21:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kusum Naithani, Megan A. Jones, Kristine Grayson | doi:10.25334/PEJ1-HH75

    This video provides an overview of the NEON Data Education Faculty Mentoring Networks and an example of published QUBES resource implementation in the classroom.

  18. Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE): EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE): EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    2020-08-07 15:02:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jason Kilgore, Karen Kuers | doi:10.25334/0KWA-HJ96

    A project to compare effects of a continuum of landscape alteration intensities on plant diversity, biomass, and ecosystem services, and to explore human socioeconomic connections to plants in the environment.

  19. A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    2020-08-07 01:56:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Conant, Tom D'Elia, Arturo Diaz, Denise L Monti, Richard Pollenz, Vassie Ware, Kathy Takayama, Viknesh Sivanathan | doi:10.25334/CBP1-T733

    This activity is designed to prompt students to reflect on and recognize their own growth as scientists and, consequently, may help develop student self-efficacy and science identity.

  20. Elevator Pitch: An Activity to Help Students Communicate Their Research

    Elevator Pitch: An Activity to Help Students Communicate Their Research

    2020-08-07 01:54:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Conant, Tom D'Elia, Arturo Diaz, Denise L Monti, Richard Pollenz, Vassie Ware, Kathy Takayama, Viknesh Sivanathan | doi:10.25334/T9X4-SQ93

    In this activity, students and the research mentor co-develop an elevator pitch that students can use to communicate their research.