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27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Louise Mead, James Smith, Wendy Johnson, Michael Wiser, Robert Pennock, Amy Lark
We present an inquiry-based curriculum based on the digital evolution platform Avida-ED (http://avida-ed.msu.edu). We designed an instructional sequence and lab book consisting of an introduction to Avida-ED and a set of three lessons focused on specific evolutionary concepts. These served to...
Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017
27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser
The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection)
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Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications
21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Olcay Akman
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/254In most traditional statistics courses, instructors use data from different fields in an effort to give the courses an interdisciplinary flavor. They generally fail because these attempts...
Population Genetics: When Darwin Met Mendel - Crash Course Biology
03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: CrashCourse
This Youtube video talks about population genetics, which helps to explain the evolution of populations over time by combing the principles of Mendel and Darwin, and by means of the Hardy-Weinberg equation, all in an upbeat, modern and somewhat zany manner.
Using Evolutionary Data in Developing Phylogenetic Trees: A Scaffolded Approach with Authentic Data
01 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kd Davenport, Kirsten Jane Milks, Rebecca Van Tassell
Analyzing evolutionary relationships requires that students have a thorough understanding of evidence and of how scientists use evidence to develop these relationships. In this lesson sequence, students work in groups to process many different lines of evidence of evolutionary relationships...