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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....
Squirreling Around for Science: Observing Sciurid Rodents to Investigate Animal Behavior
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...
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...
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...
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
Heather Jylen Axen
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.
Kristen J Epp