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Tags: Cell Structure

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  1. Using the Cell Engineer/Detective Approach to Explore Cell Structure and Function

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

    By Christine Sestero1, Heather Tinsley1, Zheng-Hua Ye2, Xiaoyu Zhang2, Rita Graze3, Matthew Kearley3

    1. University of Montevallo 2. University of Georgia 3. Auburn University

    As instructors of introductory biology courses for majors and non-majors, we have struggled with teaching the concept of cell structure and function in an engaging way.  However, this is a...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2515/?v=1

  2. Online Adaptation of the Cell Engineer/Detective Lesson

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

    By Heather Nicole Tinsley

    University of Montevallo

    One of the most fundamental themes of biology is the relationship between structure and function, which is particularly evident when it comes to cells; however, the traditional cartoon depictions...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2690/?v=1

  3. Using Immunocytochemistry and Fluorescence Microscopy Imaging to Explore the Mechanism of Action of Anti-Cancer Drugs on the Cell Cycle

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

    By Allison R. D'Costa*1, David W. Barnes1, Alessandra Barrera1, Jennifer Hurst-Kennedy1, Latanya Hammonds-Odie1

    Georgia Gwinnett College

    Understanding and visualizing the cell cycle and mitosis is an essential concept of cell biology. This multi-week lab module has students investigate the mechanism of action of anti-cancer drugs...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2668/?v=1

  4. Teaching Cell Structures through Games

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

    By Heather Nicole Tinsley*

    University of Montevallo

    As the basic unit of life, cells are a foundational concept for all of biology. Before students can appreciate how eukaryotic cells function either in isolation or in higher order and multicellular...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2639/?v=1

  5. Cell Aggregation and Sphere Packing

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1039/?v=1

  6. Cell Division and the Presence of a Growth Factor

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces exponential growth, the Michaelis-Menten, and Lineweaver-Burk equations in the context of understanding how growth factors influence cell division. It is intended for an...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1031/?v=1

  7. Maintenance of Cell Shape

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1032/?v=1

  8. Mechanisms of Cell Attachment

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1033/?v=1

  9. Mitotic Index and Cell Division

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1034/?v=1

  10. Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Viscosity

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces a modified Stokes-Einstein equation in the context of understanding the difference in viscosity between the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1035/?v=1

  11. Nucleo-cytoplasmic Transport

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces exponential decay and the rate of influx in the context of understanding the transport of molecules from the cytoplasm to the nucleus. It is intended for an introductory...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1037/?v=1

  12. Nucleoplasmic Index

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1038/?v=1

  13. Cell Division and Rates of Population Growth

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the exponential growth of cells in the context of understanding cell division. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/982/?v=1

  14. Doubling Time of Tumors

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the calculation of potential doubling time of tumorous cells in the context of understanding the growth of a population of the cells. It is intended for an introductory...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/983/?v=1

  15. Gibb’s Free Energy and the Nature of Chemical Reactions

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces Gibb’s Free Energy in the context of understanding the nature of chemical reactions. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/969/?v=1

  16. Permeability of Molecules

    10 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces Overton's Rule in the context of understanding the permeability of molecules across the cell membrane. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/940/?v=1