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  1. Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    2019-06-01 22:52:23 | Contributor(s): Kate S Boersma | doi:10.25334/Q4HX8B

    Teaching notes from my use of BIOMAAP Growth Mindset teaching materials in my 300 level Ecology class for majors.

  2. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science

    Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science

    2019-06-01 22:34:25 | Contributor(s): Megan Kelly | doi:10.25334/Q4NR0T

    This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.

  3. Introduction to Growth Mindset

    Introduction to Growth Mindset

    2019-06-01 21:38:04 | Contributor(s): Heather McGray | doi:10.25334/Q4SF1B

    This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability through effort

  4. Frayer model growth mindset

    Frayer model growth mindset

    2019-06-01 21:14:29 | Contributor(s): Heather McGray | doi:10.25334/Q4X751

    A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. 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).

  14. 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.

  15. 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

  16. 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.

  17. 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?

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.