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  1. Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data

    Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data

    2020-11-07 15:26:46 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie Pearson | doi:10.25334/9H43-N470

    This short video and assessment explain why we as scientists should cite our data sources and how we can do this for sources of biodiversity specimen data.

  2. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    2020-10-12 18:01:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Spera | doi:10.25334/1XYA-TF48

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses (correlation analysis s, t-test), and graphing techniques.

  3. Transforming your CUREs with SENCER

    Transforming your CUREs with SENCER

    2020-10-12 13:25:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Davida Smyth | doi:10.25334/P11N-7X82

    Presentation on Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities given as part of the 2020 BioQUEST & QUBES BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity.

  4. Population Demography in Swirl

    Population Demography in Swirl

    2020-10-10 18:09:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/J72J-MZ12

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

  5. Basic Statistics

    Basic Statistics

    2020-10-07 20:06:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel, Alycia Lackey | doi:10.25334/ZGZJ-7N56

    The students will practice identifying the appropriate basic statistical tests when given a scenario and learn how to run and interpret those statistical tests in R.

  6. MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

    MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

    2020-10-03 15:27:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/8TPH-K265

    A follow up to our mini workshop of August 14, 2020. Further information about the python pipeline for HGT and the new cytoscape lesson.

  7. SPLINE Post-Survey Findings

    SPLINE Post-Survey Findings

    2020-10-02 20:58:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/AQ5W-ZS90

    Summary of findings for SPLINE program participants Pre to Post

  8. Findings from S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey

    Findings from S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey

    2020-10-02 20:51:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/K7SF-R582

    Summary of findings of the Summer 2020 S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey

  9. Attract or Defend? Secondary Compounds among tissues in two species of Lupine (Fabaceae)

    Attract or Defend? Secondary Compounds among tissues in two species of Lupine (Fabaceae)

    2020-09-27 19:37:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rebecca Penny Humphrey | doi:10.25334/HB9W-SE09

    This plant-biology data analysis module compares concentrations of defensive alkaloid compounds among tissue types in two species of the flowering-plant Lupine (Fabaceae). Students practice with hypotheses, data visualization, analysis and interpretation.

  10. Understanding Frameshifting

    Understanding Frameshifting

    2020-09-25 17:50:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rachel Arnold, Sara Tolsma, Alyssa Gleichsner, Margaret Hopson-Fernandes | doi:10.25334/EFX8-YD76

    This module contains activities to help students understand the biology of programmed translational frameshifts (PTFs) in phages, how to identify PTFs, and how to annotate them.

  11. Connecting Viral Pandemics to Ecological Population Growth Models

    Connecting Viral Pandemics to Ecological Population Growth Models

    2020-09-17 03:08:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Parks Collins, Paul Strode | doi:10.25334/KKGC-W370

    In this activity students use the HHMI Population Growth Models interactive to explore R0 for diseases and discuss the importance of connecting population ecology to current events like the COVID-19 global pandemic.

  12. When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale

    When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale

    2020-09-11 19:35:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Patrick Kelly | doi:10.25334/9E8R-CW58

    Using oVERT project models students examine examples of extant traditional lizards, snakes and limbless lizards and create phylogenies based on trait and genetic data.

  13. Anti-Racist Educator's Starting Guides

    Anti-Racist Educator's Starting Guides

    2020-09-10 20:27:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community, Nicole Sumner, christina Chin-Newman, Nina Haft, Jessika Murphy, Shannon Coskran, Michael Lee, Ian Pollock, Nazzy Pakpour, Pascale Guiton | doi:10.25334/FDKH-1X80

    The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) has worked diligently to create the attached anti-racist starting guides for our faculty and staff at CSUEB and on other higherEd campuses.

  14. The Perfect Brew: An Activity Demonstrating Cell Counting and Hemocytometer Use

    The Perfect Brew: An Activity Demonstrating Cell Counting and Hemocytometer Use

    2020-09-09 22:49:08 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Angela Consani, Duane Doyle, David L Jones, Bara Sarraj, Heather Seitz | doi:10.25334/NBAY-3Z78

    In this activity, students will explore the use of a hemocytometer for counting cells, demonstrate the relationship between the grid seen in the microscope with volume of liquid in suspension and count cells to determine concentration.

  15. What Moves You?

    What Moves You?

    2020-09-09 13:29:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamiko Iansiti | doi:10.25334/ENX6-MH76

    Using various bone segments to create joints that will explain planar movement and then develop a mechanical model of different joint types that will allow certain movement in a robotic unit.

  16. Wing Aspect Ratio and Morphological Measurement Analysis Relating to Bird Flight and Natural History

    Wing Aspect Ratio and Morphological Measurement Analysis Relating to Bird Flight and Natural History

    2020-09-04 13:32:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Richard Hunter | doi:10.25334/AWJ8-H220

    This activity simulates analysis and identification of bird specimens based on the relationship of the natural history of bird species with the morphographic measurements and ratios compared to graphs of the same types of measurements and ratios.

  17. Building Community-Based Approaches to Systemic Reform in Mathematical Biology Education

    Building Community-Based Approaches to Systemic Reform in Mathematical Biology Education

    2020-09-03 18:40:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Olcay Akman, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Dan Hrozencik, Kristin Jenkins, Kaci Thompson | doi:10.25334/SSBD-GF03

    This is an open access article from Bulletins in Math Bio.

  18. Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases

    Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases

    2020-09-02 15:19:44 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andy Adams, Jessica A Adams, John J. Bray, Tami Imbierowicz, Suzanne Lenhart, Breonna Martin | doi:10.25334/3Y6Y-4C52

    In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the transmission of these diseases.

  19. Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges:  Building a Community of Biology and Math Faculty to Develop and Disseminate Open Educational Resources

    Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges: Building a Community of Biology and Math Faculty to Develop and Disseminate Open Educational Resources

    2020-08-31 04:01:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Vedham Karpakakunjaram, Kristin Jenkins | doi:10.25334/F9SA-PH18

    This is a poster presented at the SABER West 2020 conference. We introduced the grant's goals and objectives, described the leadership team and disseminated the information about the first network launch meeting.

  20. Examining the Physiology Behind the Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance

    Examining the Physiology Behind the Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance

    2020-08-28 20:28:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Melissa Haswell | doi:10.25334/FKK8-WP23

    This is a set of extension questions for the HHMI short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes Video Activity.