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  1. An Inquiry-Based Project Added to Traditional Labs: Hands-On Fish Awareness Research in Freshwater Systems Conducted by First-Year Biology Students

    30 Nov 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Joseph LaForge*1, Alaina J. Buchanan2, Erika C. Martin3

    1. Butler Community College; Emporia State University 2. Metropolitan Community College 3. Emporia State University

    This project involves students in an inquiry-based project added to the introductory biology laboratory course for majors in fall 2019. Research has shown that student engagement in authentic...


  2. Michael A Armstrong


  3. Susan Hanisch


  4. Hector D Douglas


  5. Ann Fraser


  6. Rebecca Macy


  7. An Introduction to the Squirrel-Net Teaching Modules

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurie Dizney*1, Patrice K. Connors2, Johanna Varner2, Jennifer M. Duggan3, Hayley C. Lanier4, Liesl P. Erb5, Elizabeth A. Flaherty6, Christopher J. Yahnke7, John D. Hanson8

    1. University of Portland 2. Colorado Mesa University 3. California State University, Monterey Bay 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Warren Wilson College 6. Purdue University 7. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    Although course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) are gaining popularity in biology, most are designed for benchwork-based laboratory courses while few focus on field-based skills....


  8. Squirreling Around for Science: Observing Sciurid Rodents to Investigate Animal Behavior

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Patrice K. Connors*1, Johanna Varner1, Liesl P. Erb2, Laurie Dizney3, Hayley C. Lanier4, John D. Hanson5, Christopher J. Yahnke6, Jennifer M. Duggan7, Elizabeth A. Flaherty8

    1. Colorado Mesa University 2. Warren Wilson College 3. University of Portland 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education 6. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point 7. California State University, Monterey Bay 8. Purdue University

    Hands-on research experiences are important opportunities for students to learn about the nature of inquiry and gain confidence in solving problems. Here, we present an inquiry-based lesson plan...


  9. A new approach to course-based research using a hermit crab-hydrozoan symbiosis

    27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tiffany Galush1, Clay Mazur1, Sehoya Cotner1

    University of Minnesota

    There are few feasible models for marine-focused inquiry laboratory activities, a notable shortcoming for instructors seeking to engage their students in meaningful, course-based research...


  10. Authentic Ecological Inquiries Using BearCam Archives

    24 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By X. Ben Wu1, Stephanie Knight2, Jane F. Schielack1, Denise Robledo3, Xavier A. Jaime1, Cheryl Ann Peterson1, Lawrence Griffing1

    1. Texas A&M University 2. Pennsylvania State University 3. South Arkansas Community College

    Learning through authentic scientific inquiries is essential for understanding the nature and process of science and for developing critical thinking and communication skills. It is logistically...


  11. Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies

    03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Craig E. Stanley, Jr., Charles Hadley S. King, IV, Michelle Thornton, Rob J. Kulathinal

    Introductory genetics laboratory published as GSA Learning Resource


  12. Heather Jylen Axen


  13. Julia Burrows


  14. Lizard Evolution Series Collection

    17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.


  15. Kristen J Epp


  16. Emily Lescak

    I am a NSF broadening participation postdoctoral fellow studying host-microbe interactions in threespine stickleback fish. 


  17. John Roach

    Trained as a stream ecologist, I am an author and developer at SimBio, an educational software company.


  18. Dustin Wilgers

    From the beginnings of my academic career, I have always enjoyed ecological research. I received my B.S. in Biology at Southwestern College where I did my honors project on zebra mussel...


  19. Matina Donaldson-Matasci