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11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.
This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.
Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes
28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jayme Dyer
Durham Technical Community College
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.
The Evolution of Human Skin Color
09 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Katie Northcutt
My teaching notes for the Evolution of Human Skin Color case study.
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the Scatchard equation in the context of understanding antigen binding and the properties of antigens. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Cell Aggregation and Sphere Packing
This module introduces the calculation of packing density in the context of understanding cell aggregation and arrangement. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Maintenance of Cell Shape
This module introduces an equation to calculate roundness in the context of understanding how myosin contributes to cell shape. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Mechanisms of Cell Attachment
This module introduces the calculation of refractive indices along a cell surface in the context of understanding the attachment of cells to surfaces. It is intended for an introductory biology...
Mitotic Index and Cell Division
This module introduces the mitotic index in the context of understanding the dynamics of cell division in the root of a plant. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Viscosity
This module introduces a modified Stokes-Einstein equation in the context of understanding the difference in viscosity between the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells
This module introduces the nucleoplasmic index in the context of understanding how the volume of organelles and cell contents change during the cell cycle. It is intended for an introductory...