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  1. A Lesson on Matter and Energy at the Organismal Scale: Linking Patterns and Processes Across Diverse Taxa

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

    By Nicole L. Kinlock*1, Catherine M. Foley †1, Gena C. Sbeglia1, Ross H. Nehm1

    Stony Brook University

    Pathways and transformations of energy and matter (PTEM) are a conceptually challenging but essential component of biological literacy. Curricular gaps about PTEM nevertheless remain; although...


  2. Using Place-Based Economically Relevant Organisms to Improve Student Understanding of the Roles of Carbon Dioxide, Sunlight, and Nutrients in Photosynthetic Organisms

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

    By Michelle K Smith1, Emma Toth1, Kim Borges2, Farahad Dastoor1, Jason Johnston3, Eric H Jones4, Peter Nelson2, Jennifer Page5, Karen Nicole Pelletreau1, Nancy Prentiss6, Judith L Roe3, Joseph Staples7, Mindi M Summers8, Elizabeth Trenckmann1, Erin Vinson1

    1. University of Maine 2. University of Maine Fort Kent 3. University of Maine Presque Isle 4. University of Maine Machias 5. Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership 6. University of Maine Farmington 7. University of Southern Maine 8. University of Calgary

    Biology students require broad preparation for diverse careers including agriculture, natural resource management, and laboratory research. Concurrent with this need, employers are seeking...


  3. Using Pathway Maps to Link Concepts, Peer Review, Primary Literature Searches and Data Assessment in Large Enrollment Classes: An example from teaching ecosystem ecology

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

    By Brian J. Darby1, Brett J. Goodwin1

    University of North Dakota

    As with many other complex topics, teaching ecosystem ecology can be particularly difficult in terms of helping students understand the relationships between the various component parts. We...


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