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  1. Facilitating the implementation and adaptation of data-centric teaching resources by closing gaps in the Open Education Resource (OER) lifecycle

    18 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner1, Arietta Fleming-Davies2, Kristine Grayson3, Ben Wu4, Raisa Hernández-Pacheco3

    1. St. John Fisher College 2. QUBES; Radford University 3. University of Richmond 4. Texas AM University

    Presentation on data-centric open educational resources given at the 2019 UBER-GRC

  2. Natural Selection in Humans

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.

  3. National Ecological Observatory Network: A Data Source For Your Classroom

    26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones

    National Ecological Observatory Network

    Abstract for a poster on NEON resources for use in research and education presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop.

  4. Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders

    20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.

  5. Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Prairie

    University of San Diego

    Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.

  6. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

  7. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.

  8. Frayer model growth mindset

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.

  9. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Kelly

    Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

    In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.

  10. Answer Checking Highlander's notes

    31 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hannah Callender Highlander

    University of Portland

    Highlander's teacher notes

  11. Reflective Writing Adapted for Non-Majors

    14 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Crystal Peirce

    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. The prompts have been modified to...

  12. Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools

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

    By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1

    1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University

    Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...

  13. Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Poiseuille's Equation

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Poiseuille equation in the context of understanding nutrient flow in plant cells. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  14. Towards better modelling and decision support: Documenting model development, testing, and analysis using TRACE

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

    By Jacqueline Augusiak1, Andreas Focks1, Béatrice M. Frank2, Faten Gabsi3, Alice S.A. Johnston4, Chun Liu4, Benjamin T. Martin5, Mattia Meli6, Viktoriia Radchuk2, Pernille Thorbek7, Steven F Railsback8, Volker Grimm9

    1. Wageningen University, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P.O. Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands 2. Université Catholique de Louvain, Earth and Life Institute, Croix du Sud 2, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 3. RWTH Aachen University, Institute for Environmental Research, Worringerweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany 4. University of Reading, School of Biological Sciences, Philip Lyle Building, Room 405, Reading RG6 6AS, UK 5. University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9620, USA 6. Roskilde University, Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change, Universitetsvej 1, P.O. Box 260, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark 7. yngenta, Environmental Safety, Jealott's Hill International Research Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6EY, UK 8. Lang Railsback & Associates 9. Unknown

    We introduce TRACE, a framework for documenting model testing and analysis. TRACE is based on the recently proposed framework of model "evaluation" , and is designed to make models fit for...

  15. Drug screening and cancer resistance: EGFR Activity

    25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Holly Basta

    Rock Mountain College

    This activity explores a specific gene (egfr) and its role in cancer. EGFR was introduced with the Gene Card Activities, researched throughout the semester, and then authentic image data of...

  16. The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

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

    By Lazella Lawson1, W. Wyatt Hoback2, Tamara Smith2

    1. The Master's University 2. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4

  17. QUBES: a collaboration and professional development platform for quantitative biology education

    09 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gabriela Hamerlinck


    Presentation given at BEER 2017 in Normal, IL

  18. Java while loop demo, investment case

    16 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hong Qin

    Spelman College

    BigJava Chapter 6, UTC, CPSC1100 Fall 2017

  19. Understanding the Quantitative and Computational Skills of Incoming Biology Students

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

    By Charles Umbanhowar Jr.1, Jason M Belitsky2, Peter Brodfuehrer3, Gregory Davis3, Tabassum Haque2, Laura Le4, Cathy McFadden5, Paul Overvoorde6, Marion Preest7, Liz Stanhope8, Marcelo Vinces2, Andrew Zieffler4, Laura Ziegler9

    1. St Olaf College 2. Oberlin College 3. Bryn Mawr College 4. University of Minnesota 5. Harvey Mudd 6. Macalester College 7. Claremont Colleges 8. Lewis and Clark College 9. Iowa State

    Presentation given as part of a Minisymposium at BEER 2015.