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  1. BIRDD Presentation at NABT November 2021

    22 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan1, John R Jungck2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware

    This publication captures parts of the BIRDD workshop at NABT in November 2021. It contains the workshop slides and links to two hands-on BIRDD activities.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2795/?v=1

  2. Moths and Frogs and E. coli, Oh My!: Agent-based Modeling of Evolutionary Systems

    03 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alexis Garretson*1, Lorelei D. Crerar1

    George Mason University

    In evolution classrooms, introducing and reinforcing the idea of genetic drift and random selection can be challenging, as can be reinforcing appropriate mental models of evolution. Agent-based...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2773/?v=1

  3. African Americans in evolutionary science: where we have been, and what’s next

    Collections | 19 Oct 2021 | Posted by Terrell R Morton

    https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/recnetwork/collections/resources-to-re-envision-ube-through-teaching-and-mentoring

  4. Lenin Chumbe

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/23876

  5. Sarah Strong

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/23507

  6. Lynn Riley

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/23352

  7. Bárbara Bitarello

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/23341

  8. A Quick and Simple Natural Selection Role Play

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

    By Katelyn J. Butler

    Anderson University

    Teaching evolution remains a challenging task in biology education. Students enter the classroom with stubborn misconceptions and many traditional examples of the process of evolution may not...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2717/?v=1

  9. Biodiversity Show and Tell: An Accessible Activity to Encourage Students to Explore the Tree of Life

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

    By Sarah R. Stockwell*1, Jessica A. Davids1

    University of California San Diego

    An appreciation of organismal diversity is a requirement for understanding evolution and ecology, and can serve as a source of amazement and wonder that inspires students to enjoy biology. However,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2715/?v=1

  10. Life Is Just a Game: An Active Learning Activity to Teach Life History Evolution

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

    By Clinton T. Laidlaw*1, Jamie L. Jensen**1

    Brigham Young University

    A novel activity was designed to introduce students to the concepts of natural selection and life history using an active-learning, constructivist format. It consisted of two parts: 1) a brief...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2685/?v=1

  11. What is Speciation, How Does It Occur, and Why Is It Important for Conservation?

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

    By Lauren A. Genova1, Benjamin B. Johnson1, Frank R. Castelli1, Lina M. Arcila Hernández1, David A. Chang van Oordt1, Amelia-Juliette Demery1, Nicholas K. Fletcher1, Ellie M. Goud1, Katherine D. Holmes1, Jennifer L. Houtz1, Mia M. Howard1, Jonathan J. Hughes1, Kelsey H. Jensen1, Henry D. Kunerth1, Eugene P. Law1, Elizabeth Lombardi1, Anyi Mazo-Vargas1, Cait A. McDonald1, Cinnamon S. Mittan1, Thomas A. Ryan1, Allison M. Tracy1, Jennifer J. Uehling1, Amelia K. Weiss1, Michelle K. Smith1

    Cornell University

    Speciation provides a framework for classifying biodiversity on Earth and is a central concept in evolutionary biology. To help undergraduate students learn about speciation, we designed a...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2684/?v=1

  12. Science Behind the Lesson: It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's Biomechanics!

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

    By Danielle Ingle*1, Ryan Bruellman1, Erick Espana1, Katherine Galloway1, Tanner Anderson1, Tricia L. Meredith1, Marianne E. Porter1

    Florida Atlantic University

    Active flight is a specialized mode of movement found in insects, birds, and mammals. The anatomy, morphology, physiology, and ecology of flying taxa has changed over evolutionary time. Researchers...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2733/?v=1

  13. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's biomechanics!

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

    By Danielle Ingle*1, Ryan Bruellman1, Erick Espana1, Katherine Galloway1, Tanner Anderson1, Tricia L. Meredith1, Marianne E. Porter1

    Florida Atlantic University

    Biomechanics is a discipline that draws from physics and engineering principles to understand the movement and structure of living organisms. It is highly interdisciplinary in nature and can be...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2658/?v=1

  14. Furry with a chance of evolution: Exploring genetic drift with tuco-tucos

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

    By Jeremy Hsu1, Mays Imad2, Kerianne M Wilson*3

    1. Chapman University 2. Pima Community College 3. University of California Irvine

    Genetic drift is an important mechanism of evolution, yet undergraduates often fail to understand how it leads to evolutionary change due in part to its random nature. This lesson plan describes a...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2633/?v=1

  15. Building Trees: Introducing evolutionary concepts by exploring Crassulaceae phylogeny and biogeography

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

    By Nisa Karimi1, Brian M. Parks1, Doug Rouse1, Kerry Martin1, Xing Dong1, Pulikesi Chittu Rajangam1, David A. Baum1, Jean G. Heitz1

    University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Teaching evolutionary theory is foundational for all biological sciences and a key aspect of overall science literacy. The conceptual framework for understanding evolution relies on thinking...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2595/?v=1

  16. Undergraduates Learn Evolution Through Teaching Kindergartners About Blind Mexican Cavefish

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

    By Joshua Gross1, Andrew Gangidine1, Rachel E. Schafer2

    1. University of Cincinnati 2. Kenyon College

    The development and implementation of a scientific outreach activity comes with a number of challenges. A successful outreach event must match the sophistication of content to the audience, be...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2555/?v=1

  17. "Boost your evolution IQ": An evolution misconceptions game

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

    By Mariëlle Hoefnagels1, Matthew Scott Taylor1

    University of Oklahoma

    Students often enter introductory biology courses with misconceptions about evolution. For example, many students believe that traits arise when a species needs them or that evolutionary processes...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2558/?v=1

  18. Graphical Organizers as Course Road Maps: Using a geologic timescale in a history of life course

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

    By Matt Davis

    Yale University

    Both major and non-major biology students lack understanding of important evolutionary events, how they are spaced in time, and how they relate back to the earth system. Graphical organizers like...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2535/?v=1

  19. Helping Students to Overcome STUMPS: Scientific terms undermined by meanings peripheral to science

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

    By Kim Quillin

    Salisbury University

    Many terms and phrases that are ubiquitous in everyday use have very different meanings in science. As a result, biology students often hold prior conceptions that are difficult to change. In this...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2518/?v=1

  20. Bird Beak Adaptations

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

    By Miguel Morales

    Lake Worth Community Middle School

    Students will navigate through different stations experiencing simulations of adaptations, manipulations of 3D examples, and making connections to the standards to formulate hypotheses about...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2508/?v=1