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  1. Reflective Writing Prompt

    Reflective Writing Prompt

    2019-06-01 20:24:04 | Contributor(s): Heather McGray | doi:10.25334/Q41X7M

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice.

  2. Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)

    Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)

    2019-06-01 20:18:32 | Contributor(s): Heather McGray | doi:10.25334/Q45R1V

    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.

  3. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science

    The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science

    2019-06-01 17:31:30 | Contributor(s): Megan Kelly | doi:10.25334/Q49F10

    In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.

  4. Answer Checking Highlander's notes

    Answer Checking Highlander's notes

    2019-06-01 01:50:21 | Contributor(s): Hannah Callender Highlander | doi:10.25334/Q4F749

    Highlander's teacher notes

  5. Reflective Writing teacher notes_Highlander

    Reflective Writing teacher notes_Highlander

    2019-06-01 01:48:08 | Contributor(s): Hannah Callender Highlander | doi:10.25334/Q4JX78

    Highlander's teacher notes

  6. Growth Mindset teacher notes_Highlander

    Growth Mindset teacher notes_Highlander

    2019-06-01 01:45:09 | Contributor(s): Hannah Callender Highlander | doi:10.25334/Q4PR04

    Highlander's teaching notes

  7. Intro to BIOMAAP - Highlander teacher notes

    Intro to BIOMAAP - Highlander teacher notes

    2019-06-01 01:35:22 | Contributor(s): Hannah Callender Highlander | doi:10.25334/Q4TF1N

    How I implemented these materials

  8. Mutation and Equilibrium Worksheet

    Mutation and Equilibrium Worksheet

    2019-05-31 00:54:34 | Contributor(s): Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo | doi:10.25334/Q4Z74Z

    This is a worksheet created for students to complete when doing the Mutation and Equilibrium MathBench activity.

  9. Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" module

    Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" module

    2019-05-30 19:43:52 | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Stack Whitney | doi:10.25334/Q4RF2D

    This module is a modification of the Beckstead et al. module in TIEE Volume 7. It includes a meta-cognition based model and self reflection, no statistics, and is organized to be done in 1-2 lab/in-class periods (no advance reading, no homework).

  10. Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.

    Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.

    2019-05-30 19:39:21 | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Stack Whitney | doi:10.25334/Q4W45P

    This is a modification of the Linton et al. module in TIEE Volume 13. Students use data from digitized museum records of butterfly specimens in a modification with no homework (lab/workshop format) or statistics knowledge required.

  11. BAG Lab Manual Yeast

    BAG Lab Manual Yeast

    2019-05-30 18:08:01 | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/Q4XB2X

    This is the lab manual for yeast chromosome synthesis

  12. Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology

    Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology

    2019-05-30 13:06:03 | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Hamman | doi:10.25334/Q46N0R

    These additional figures were used in a Parasitology course (juniors and seniors) at Radford University.

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

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    2019-05-29 19:30:40 | Contributor(s): Jillian K. Decker | doi:10.25334/Q43X90

    How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

  14. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    2019-05-29 18:31:40 | Contributor(s): Jillian K. Decker | doi:10.25334/Q47M94

    This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.

  15. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

    Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

    2019-05-29 18:26:11 | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/Q4CF3C

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

  16. Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

    Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

    2019-05-29 18:10:28 | Contributor(s): Ami Erickson | doi:10.25334/Q4H458

    This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein sequences between Arabidopsis, moss and yeast.

  17. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. Introduction to data visualization.

    The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. Introduction to data visualization.

    2019-05-29 03:13:58 | Contributor(s): pamela scheffler | doi:10.25334/Q40F2K

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior.. In this module students learn to analyze and present graphic data in ways that simplify interpretation.

  18. Some Figures of the Day for Microbiology

    Some Figures of the Day for Microbiology

    2019-05-28 22:26:54 | Contributor(s): Polly Parks | doi:10.25334/Q4NT8J

    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown. These are some specifically for microbiology.

  19. Exam Reflective Writing Activities (4 different prompts)

    Exam Reflective Writing Activities (4 different prompts)

    2019-05-28 21:42:48 | Contributor(s): Polly Parks | doi:10.25334/Q4SN01

    This is an extended version of Reflective Writing activities to use before 4 different exams.

  20. Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes

    Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes

    2019-05-28 18:19:04 | Contributor(s): Jayme Dyer | doi:10.25334/Q4246M

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. Includes Teaching Notes.