A 360˚ View of COVID-19
30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nikolaos Tsotakos1, Victoria Del Gaizo Moore2, Lisa Z. Scheifele3, Michael J. Wolyniak4, Joseph W. Chihade5, Joseph J. Provost6, Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield*7
1. Penn State Harrisburg 2. Elon University 3. Loyola University Maryland 4. Hampden-Sydney College 5. Carleton College 6. University of San Diego 7. Simmons University
In March 2020, institutions underwent a massive transition to distance learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so little time to devise new materials to maximize learning in the new...
Analysis of Amylase Activity
24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2
1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
Augmented Reality Metabolic Pathways (ARMET)
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eduardo Galembeck
University of Campinas (Brazil)
The ARMET app is developed using Unity, 3D molecules obtained from Protein Data Bank and ChemSpider-chemical structure database, the usage data are stored into a database (MySQL) and are analyzed...
Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment
01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop...
Data Analysis and Cancer
18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lynn Marie Diener
Mount Mary University
This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis...
Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel
02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1
Everett Community College
In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...
Sexy Smells - A case study using preen oil composition of the Dark Eyed Junco
19 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Prescott1, Melissa Haswell2
1. University of New Hampshire 2. Davenport University
Poster on a case study invites students to explore the biochemistry and physiology of pheromones using authentic data presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
30 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
The p53 Gene and Cancer
This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.