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  1. Biocalculus writing reflection prompts

    Biocalculus writing reflection prompts

    2020-08-25 17:06:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/TGCH-TZ24

    This is a list of writing prompts as well as a grading rubric last used in 2016 for biocalculus at Unity College (see Diaz Eaton and Highlander 2018 and Aikens, Highlander, and Diaz Eaton 2020).

  2. Using Dotplots for Comparative Genomic Analysis

    Using Dotplots for Comparative Genomic Analysis

    2020-08-24 20:26:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Kapinos, Canela Torres, Amanda Freise, Sean McClory, Kathleen Cornely | doi:10.25334/RR9F-HD75

    In this activity, students are introduced to dotplots as a tool for analyzing phage genomic similarity.

  3. Introduction to Phylogenetic Trees for Comparative Genomic Analysis

    Introduction to Phylogenetic Trees for Comparative Genomic Analysis

    2020-08-24 19:40:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Deborah Tobiason, William Davis | doi:10.25334/HWSZ-Q412

    In this activity, students are introduced to phylogenetic trees and networks as tools for analyzing evolutionary relationships.

  4. Peek into Plant Diversity using Herbarium Specimens (Online!)

    Peek into Plant Diversity using Herbarium Specimens (Online!)

    2020-08-20 17:27:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie Pearson, Natalie Love, Susan Mazer | doi:10.25334/YW7C-P170

    This exercise introduces herbarium specimens and how they are used for research. Students contribute to specimen "digitization" using the citizen science platform Notes from Nature, and they work with the California specimen database, CCH2.

  5. Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    2020-08-18 20:39:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Danielle Garneau, Matthew Joshua Heard, Mary Beth Kolozsvary | doi:10.25334/74EK-GC54

    This project makes use of publicly-available datasets on lichen presence and abundance and wet deposition, paired with geospatial data on air quality, tree canopy cover, and locally collected field data, to better understand how lichens respond to changes

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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...

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.