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  1. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Ecology: Introducing the Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN)

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Ecology: Introducing the Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN)

    2020-05-21 20:20:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alycia Crall, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Megan A. Jones, Claire Lunch, Katherine Jones | doi:10.25334/APV6-5X69

    The Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) was launched in the spring of 2019 following an NSF INCLUDES conference. This poster, summarizing the event, was presented at the 2019 Ecological Society of America conference.

  2. Figure of the Day: Identifying Ambiguity and Biases in Data Figures

    Figure of the Day: Identifying Ambiguity and Biases in Data Figures

    2020-05-21 16:11:08 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Raisa Hernández-Pacheco | doi:10.25334/EH5E-8F72

    The adaptation focuses on presenting figures with all the information in their axes. However, such figures present a medium level of quality to encourage students to discuss conceptually in groups and come up with suggestions on how to improve them.

  3. Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

    Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

    2020-05-21 15:11:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marcia Hesser | doi:10.25334/HVJM-JW96

    Active learning resource for pre-Nursing anatomy and physiology lecture explaining antigen presentation to CTLs and how the CTLs recognize and destroy the pathogen using Biointeractive animations and clicker questions.

  4. Avida-ED Experimental Evolution Project

    Avida-ED Experimental Evolution Project

    2020-05-18 21:52:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amy Lark, Cory Kohn, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/8GJZ-Z689

    Outline to a research project based on Avida-ED's digital organisms

  5. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    2020-05-18 18:15:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Larson | doi:10.25334/DPZ9-QD77

    This module is a modification of the Nuding and Hampton module in TIEE Volume 8. This modified module includes data from Alaska and is modified to be completed as an asynchronous lab in an online class.

  6. Demography from "virtual cemeteries"

    Demography from "virtual cemeteries"

    2020-05-18 17:29:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Larson | doi:10.25334/65XT-CM66

    This module is a modification of the Lanza module in TIEE Volume 8. Rather than requiring students to visit cemeteries outside of class, this modification has students collect data from online cemetery databases, analyze data, and present to the class.

  7. Exploring Fitness and Population Change  under Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 3

    Exploring Fitness and Population Change under Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 3

    2020-05-17 19:54:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amy Lark, Cory Kohn, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/N8QM-MS64

    An introductory activity exploring the process of natural selection in action using the Avida-ED simulation.

  8. Exploring Random Mutation and Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 2

    Exploring Random Mutation and Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 2

    2020-05-17 19:05:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amy Lark, Cory Kohn, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/M8XE-KM10

    An introductory activity exploring the role of random mutation in natural selection using the Avida-ED simulation.

  9. Exploring the Introduction of Genetic Variation by Random Mutation: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 1

    Exploring the Introduction of Genetic Variation by Random Mutation: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 1

    2020-05-17 18:15:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/6JBZ-2B07

    An introductory activity introducing the role of random mutation in generating genetic variation using the Avida-ED simulation.

  10. Origin and Diversity of Armor in Girdled Lizards

    Origin and Diversity of Armor in Girdled Lizards

    2020-05-15 19:52:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Broo | doi:10.25334/RHVA-VZ96

    The girdled lizards (Cordylidae) are a family of distinctively armored lizards endemic to Sub-Saharan Africa. Students examine lizards in this family to classify the lizards based on morphological characteristics.

  11. That Vertebrate Ate What Exactly?

    That Vertebrate Ate What Exactly?

    2020-05-15 14:10:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jason Horner | doi:10.25334/2H9P-7225

    During the course of this lesson, students will analyze CT scan data and observe bycatch (or an unknown discovery) captured during the scanning process of vertebrates.

  12. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    2020-05-14 17:59:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Keith Johnson | doi:10.25334/6QTG-RQ39

    Through this 2-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

  13. Evidence of Evolution Homologous Structures

    Evidence of Evolution Homologous Structures

    2020-05-14 17:39:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bridget Armstrong | doi:10.25334/VZBJ-7297

    Using CT (Computed Tomography) scans of vertebrate forelimbs, both as 3D models and as shapefiles, to enhance and illustrate the concepts of homologous structures, and the evolution of anatomical structures as a function of their use.

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

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning

    2020-05-12 16:54:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/R29S-8433

    Slides and materials for the STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning

  15. Modules Ready or Adaptable for Online Learning: Google Sheet

    Modules Ready or Adaptable for Online Learning: Google Sheet

    2020-05-11 22:58:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Skylar Hopkins, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/NVM6-TH15

    A dynamic database of modules discoverable on QUBES that are ready or adaptable for online learning. Anyone can use or contribute to this database.

  16. A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

    A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

    2020-05-08 14:16:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ann E Russell | doi:10.25334/K3ST-QW48

    In this Team-based activity, students work in teams, playing the role of natural resource managers who must decide in which region to invest limited funding for nutrient reduction in streams. Students base their decision on data analyses, other info.

  17. UDL Guidelines Workbook

    UDL Guidelines Workbook

    2020-05-07 14:26:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/FJDE-KT82

    A tool for analyzing a resource's alignment to CAST's Universal Design for Learning Guidelines

  18. Sickle Cell Disease Case Study

    Sickle Cell Disease Case Study

    2020-05-06 13:45:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Co | doi:10.25334/G6MX-3Q88

    A short film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia. The animation explores the genetic causes and biological effects of sickle cell disease.

  19. Following the Data

    Following the Data

    2020-05-05 00:38:49 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood | doi:10.25334/Q4WF18

    The video and exercise provides insight into how researchers are using digital data resources to investigate biodiversity in prairie fen wetlands.

  20. Answer Checking - Modified for Practice Applying UDL

    Answer Checking - Modified for Practice Applying UDL

    2020-05-04 19:42:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/6AKC-DJ62

    This shortened BIOMAAP activity on answer checking strategies was used as an example activity to practice applying Universal Design for Learning