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  11. Table Top Orientation to the Galapagos Islands and Finches

    03 Oct 2022 | 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

    The Galapagos Finches are one of the most widely recognized examples of evolutionary biology research. This paper and pencil activity provides access to a variety of data resources that can be used...


  12. Venom Diversity & Evolution in Reptiles and Amphibians - An education module for university students

    24 Sep 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrew Mason1, Eric Gangloff2

    1. The Ohio State University 2. Ohio Wesleyan University

    This module contains information for a three part series introducing the venom system in reptiles and discussing it in an evolutionary context. In the first part venom and its ecological roles are...


  13. Distributions CURE- Exploring Species Distribution Changes and their Drivers

    24 Aug 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tiffany Marie Doan1, Tanya Dewey2, John Carroll3, Liz Alter4

    1. New College of Florida 2. Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org) 3. Georgia Southern University 4. CSUMB

    This course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) uses digitized natural history collections data to answer questions about species distributions and their drivers. This inclusive CURE can...


  14. Evolution of Tusklessness in African Elephants

    17 Aug 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Buntz1, Jessica Ross2, Tony Weisstein3, Heather Zimbler-DeLorenzo4

    1. Central New Mexico Community College 2. Midwood High School 3. Truman State University 4. Georgia State University Perimeter Colllege

    The exploitation of African elephants in the form of ivory poaching is exacerbated by warfare. The affects of this anthropogenic evolutionary force on the African savanna elephant (Loxodonta...


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  16. Application of a Bacterial Experimental Evolution System to Visualize and Teach Evolution in Action: A Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience

    09 Aug 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Collin Kessler1, William Mazza1, Kasey Christopher1, Wook Kim*1

    Duquesne University

    Concepts of evolution are typically taught through examples of extremely long timescales, which do not always resonate broadly. Here, we describe a course-based undergraduate research experience...


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  19. Escape Zoom!: Reviewing Introductory Evolution Content Using an Escape Room Format

    11 Jul 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley B. Heim*1, Michelle K. Smith1

    Cornell University

    Reviewing and integrating key concepts and learning goals at the end of a biology course can be overwhelming to students and instructors alike. Often end-of-term review sessions in preparation for...


  20. A Modeling Exercise in Sexual Selection using a Student-Created Bird Species

    06 Jul 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley B. Heim*1, Anna Freundlich2, Emily A. Holt2

    1. Cornell University and University of Northern Colorado 2. University of Northern Colorado

    Evolution-centered lessons at the undergraduate level can often be jargon-heavy, propagate misconceptions if taught ineffectively, and be uninteresting to students who may not see the relevancy of...