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  1. Assessment of CUREs BIOME Institute 2020 Report Out

    Assessment of CUREs BIOME Institute 2020 Report Out

    2020-11-19 20:54:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mentewab Ayalew, Holly Basta, John Howard Starnes, Mark Osterlund, Emily Ward, Marcie Warner, Molly Phillips | doi:10.25334/FYMM-QK73

    This is a video summary of the progress to date and individual plans for the Assessment of CUREs Working Group as part of 2020 BIOME Institute. ...

  2. Mammal Bones & Homologies

    Mammal Bones & Homologies

    2020-11-17 21:48:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Light | doi:10.25334/F18G-0D08

    Short activity for a laboratory covering mammal skulls, teeth, bones, dichotomous keys, and homologies (using Blackburn lab Sketchfab). Included in the package is a document for teaching assistants, a document for students, and a powerpoint with images.

  3. Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

    Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

    2020-11-12 23:05:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton, Carl Bergstrom, Jevin West | doi:10.25334/S10Y-9N69

    This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less athletes competing in each age category).

  4. Case Study - Storks vs Babies

    Case Study - Storks vs Babies

    2020-11-11 19:57:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/MS64-ZB24

    This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation vs causation in a fun way.

  5. Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R

    Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R

    2020-11-11 14:44:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton, Carl Bergstrom, Jevin West | doi:10.25334/4FN8-YV27

    This is an adaptation of Calling Bull's Case Study on how caffeine free is hot chocolate versus coffee in order to make it into a student project that uses R.

  6. BS Inventory assignment

    BS Inventory assignment

    2020-11-10 15:11:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/K4RP-CV34

    This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.

  7. Weekly Reflection Template for Calling Bull

    Weekly Reflection Template for Calling Bull

    2020-11-10 13:54:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/G2WX-6373

    This is a weekly reflection template designed to induce reflection about week's themes, integrate the week's themes into ones life, and identify any issues or successes students are having to inform instruction.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.