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Faculty Mentoring Networks for Botany Faculty Professional Development
23 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson
University of Oklahoma
Poster presented at the 2019 Botanical Society of America conference.
Faculty Mentoring Networks: Community Professional Development for the Digital Age
17 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Deborah Rook1, Sam S Donovan2, Carrie Diaz Eaton3, Kristin Jenkins4, Drew LaMar5, Jeremy M Wojdak6, Nicole Chodkowski6, Elia Crisucci2, Adam Fagen7, Gabriela Hamerlinck8, Elizabeth Hamman6, Hayley Orndorf2
1. QUBES, BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Unity College 4. BioQUEST 5. College of William and Mary 6. Radford University 7. BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium 8. University of Florida
Poster for BioQUEST Summer Workshop 2019What is an FMN? What is it like to be in one? What are the benefits?
Natural Selection in Humans
01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.
National Ecological Observatory Network: A Data Source For Your Classroom
26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan A. Jones
National Ecological Observatory Network
Abstract for a poster on NEON resources for use in research and education presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop.
Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders
20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Bennington
This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.
Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Prairie
University of San Diego
Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.
Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics
By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3
1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries
This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...
Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma
01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kate S Boersma
Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.
The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science
By Megan Kelly
Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago
In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.
Answer Checking Highlander's notes
31 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hannah Callender Highlander
University of Portland
Highlander's teacher notes
Climate Diagrams Mini-Case Study for Ecology
26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Anthony Barone
Columbus State University
This mini-case study provides undergraduate ecology students with experience in how to read climate diagrams and how to put them together. The activity includes a discussion of actual and potential...
Reflective Writing Adapted for Non-Majors
14 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Crystal Peirce
This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. The prompts have been modified to...
NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection
13 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hayley Orndorf
University of Pittsburgh
Collection of bioinformatics hosted at NIBLSE
Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools
22 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1
1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University
Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...
Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Poiseuille's Equation
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the Poiseuille equation in the context of understanding nutrient flow in plant cells. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Make the Case: Using Case Studies to Increase Quantitative Biology Skills (Spring 2019 FMN)
13 Nov 2018 |
Posted by Deborah Rook
Are you interested in adopting case studies that address quantitative reasoning skills? Apply now to join us for the Make the Case: Using Case Studies to Increase Quantitative Biology Skills...
Announcing: The SimBio/QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network for Spring 2019
30 Oct 2018 |
Posted by Deborah Rook
Do you teach undergraduate Ecology? Are you interested in active learning approaches that emphasize quantitative reasoning? Apply now to join us for the Spring 2019 SimBio/QUBES Faculty...
03 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2
1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University
This can be given at the beginning and end of the BIOMAAP program, in order to measure student changes in math anxiety.
Drug screening and cancer resistance: EGFR Activity
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Holly Basta
Rock Mountain College
This activity explores a specific gene (egfr) and its role in cancer. EGFR was introduced with the Gene Card Activities, researched throughout the semester, and then authentic image data of...
Fall 2018 Faculty Mentoring Network with BSA!
24 Jul 2018 |
Posted by Deborah Rook
Did you miss the Spring 2018 opportunity? Good news! The Botanical Society of America (BSA) is teaming up with QUBES to host another Faculty Mentoring Network in Spring 2018! Participants will...