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  1. Studying phylogeny by producing phylogenetic trees of primates using morphological and molecular characteristics.

    26 Jan 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Chas. Kennedy

    TriCounty Tech

    An assignment constructing phylogenetic trees using shared, derived morphological traits and molecular differences among 18 primate species and two outlier species has been developed. Skull and...

  2. Getting Started with Universal Design for Learning

    12 Jan 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2

    1. North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program 2. BioQUEST

    Three resources for faculty interested in an introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

  3. Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints

    08 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tonya Bates1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Lynda Gonzales3, Jennifer Kovacs4, Anne C. Rea5, Crystal Schalmo6, Alice Tarun7

    1. UNC Charlotte 2. North Carolina State University 3. University of Texas at Austin 4. Spelman College 5. Maryville College 6. Green Dragon Conservation Education LLC 7. Alfred State College

    Our BIOME Fall Working Group, Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints, explains the process of putting together a Science sprint in your community. A science sprint is a one-day event in...

  4. BIOME 2021 Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget Working Group Video Recap

    06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Karen Klyczek1, Laurel Lorenz2, Pat Marsteller3, Laura Elizabeth Ong4, Elizabeth Pollock5, Amber Qureshi6, Katie Weglarz7, Suann Yang8

    1. University of Wisconsin-River Falls 2. Princeton 3. Emory University 4. King University 5. Stockton University 6. Unversity of Wisconsin Madison- Wisconsin Institute of Discovery 7. Westfield State University 8. Presbyterian College

    This two-minute overview video describes the work of the 2021 fall working group for Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget course resources. Group members began developing new projects for a variety of...

  5. Microbiome Analysis with Oxford Nanopore 16S amplicon sequencing data

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

    By Alice Tarun1, Mao-Lun Weng2

    1. St. Lawrence University 2. Westfield State University

    The resource is a brief description of an analysis pipeline for microbiome analysis of Oxford Nanopore 16S amplicon sequence data. We tested the Kraken 2 and Krona pipeline from nanogalaxy with...

  6. A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR

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

    By Teaching Change

    Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...

  7. Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual

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

    By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2

    1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles

    A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...

  8. Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA

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

    By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1

    Rowan University

    This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.

  9. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

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

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

  10. Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments

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

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city...

  11. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

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

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

  12. Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks

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

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    This is a semester-long project in which students read and discuss the story of Henrietta Lacks from multiple ethical perspectives. This project was developed for an undergraduate science ethics...

  13. RNAseq data analysis using Galaxy

    02 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Matthew Escobar1, Sam S Donovan2, Irina Makarevitch3, Bill Morgan4, Sabrina Robertson5

    1. California State University San Marcos 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Hamline University 4. The College of Wooster 5. North Carolina State University

    This is a bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a computer lab setting with life science majors.

  14. Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats

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

    By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2

    1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University

    This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.

  15. Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns

    24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid

    Bridgewater State University

    How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.

  16. Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.

    21 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrea Huntoon1, John Doudna2, Pallavi Bhale3, Thalita Abrahão4, Alys Hugo5, Jennifer Lyon Adler6

    1. Fox Valley Technical College 2. Lansing Community College 3. Montgomery College 4. Georgia State University Perimeter College 5. Everett Community College 6. Maysville Community and Technical College

    This module utilizes a user-friendly database exploring data selection, box-and-whisker plot, and correlation analysis. It also guides students on how to make a poster of their data and conclusions.

  17. Final Project for Calling Bull

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    This is the final project for the calling bull course & it is to find 3 pieces of misinformation/BS and debunk them. They have to re-do at least one visualization, use R in at least one debunking,...

  18. Advanced Student Molecular Case Study Authorship Scaffolded Project and Rubric

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

    By Kasandra Riley (She/Her)

    Rollins College

    Instructions, assignment prompts, and a rubric for assessing advanced undergraduate authorship of molecular case studies

  19. Comparative Landscape Ecology Project using RStudio Cloud (Project EDDIE)

    17 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth Ferguson

    This modified version incorporates the use of RStudio Cloud for easier remote instruction, and culminates in an exploratory project comparing the influence of patch metrics on vegetation health for...

  20. Exploring EnvironmenATL Justice with Data Analytics and Visualization

    14 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ethell Vereen

    Morehouse College

    Basic data handling and data analysis skills are introduced to visualize and analyze ‘big data.’ Environmental justice is introduced to give students an understanding of tools and strategies to...