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Tags: Fostering a Sense of Belonging

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Use diverse scientist narratives, use inclusive language, use student names, helping students understand adversity as shared, transient experiences to increase social belonging.

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 43)

  1. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

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

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=2

  2. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2763/?v=1

  3. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2745/?v=1

  4. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Fixed vs Growth Mindset and Why the Biggest Challenge May be Faculty (Episode Seven)

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

    By Brett Woods

    High Point University

    This webinar will explore how faculty can teach with a growth mindset and identify some potential areas of fixed mindset that might prove to be obstacles for many students.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2744/?v=1

  5. Collections Education Coffee Break Series: Anne Basham from LepNet and SCAN on Vimeo

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

    By Anne Basham

    Anne Basham (Founder ExplorMor Labs LLC/Co-Founder Bon-Earth, LeptNet and SCAN) Presenting on Natural history collections that connect marginalized elders with memory and the natural world. ...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2509/?v=1

  6. Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop Materials (BIOME 2021)

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

    By Jessica Ashley Allen1, Jennifer Apple2, Karen Groh3, Elizabeth Hamman4, Pratima Jindal5, Pat Marsteller6, Heather Olins7, Darlene Panvini8, Rachel Pigg9, Gustavo Requena Santos10, Merrie Renee Richardson11, Sheela Vemu12, Jennifer Wade13, Suann Yang14

    1. Columbia College 2. SUNY Geneseo 3. Good Samaritan College 4. St Mary's College of Maryland 5. Waubonsee Community College 6. Emory University 7. Boston College 8. Belmont University 9. University of Louisville 10. Science Yourself 11. Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College 12. Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track and Northern Illinois University 13. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 14. State University of New York College at Geneseo

    Materials and resources for the "Scientist Spotlights and Data Nuggets Workshop," presented at the 2021 Biology and Mathematics Educators (BIOME) Institute.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2496/?v=1

  7. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  8. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

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

    By Suann Yang1, Benjamin Negrete, Jr.2

    1. State University of New York College at Geneseo 2. The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2492/?v=1

  9. Lizard cold tolerance and extreme weather events: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton

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

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students interpret experimental and observational data about patterns in cold tolerance in the green anole. They reflect on the experience and identity of the lead researcher based on a video...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2491/?v=1

  10. Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

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

    By Jennifer Wade1, Hyeyoun Chang2

    1. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2. Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Students use published scientific data to determine which types of nanoparticles would be best to use to deliver cytotoxic drugs directly to cancer cells. Then they learn about the scientist who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2490/?v=1

  11. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2479/?v=1

  12. Urban stream invaders: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Piatã Santana Marques

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

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students read and interpret data from a study which addresses how urbanization affects the invasive attributes of a non-native species. They also reflect on the identity of the lead researcher and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2472/?v=1

  13. Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell

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

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2455/?v=1

  14. Happy Blue Baby

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

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu

    Boston University, Chemistry Department

    This case, about a specific mutant of hemoglobin, focuses on visualizing and understanding the molecular basis of why an infant turned blue soon after birth and how the cyanosis resolved on its own...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2419/?v=1

  15. Open Practices Learning Community Curriculum

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

    By Karen Cangialosi

    Keene State College

    This is a learning community curriculum designed to engage participants in discussions, short readings and mini-exercises to explore basic tools for Open Educational Practices (OEP)

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2411/?v=1

  16. A Scientist Spotlight Featuring Dr. Danielle Brown

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

    By Merrie Renee Richardson

    Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College

    A Scientist Spotlight-style assignment designed to introduce students to themes of quantitative biology, field research, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in science. Includes Teaching Notes,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2375/?v=1

  17. The Legacy of Redlining in Oakland, CA

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

    By Marci Cole Ekberg

    The issues of redlining and environmental justice will be introduced and used as a framework for a number of topics in the third part of the semester in a non-majors Environmental Science course.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2362/?v=1

  18. Food, Energy and Water Learning Modules (FEWLM) Workbooks

    19 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Porche L. Spence1, Tonya Maria Gerald-Goins2, Greg Goins3

    1. North Carolina A&T State University; North Carolina Central University 2. North Carolina Central University 3. North Carolina A&T State University

    FEWLM is a low-cost inquiry-based interdisciplinary STEM prototypical curriculum built on Next Generation Science Standards, systems thinking and informed engineering design pedagogy.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2287/?v=1

  19. Designing an Anti-Racist Syllabus

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

    By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community Education1, Ana Almeida1, Kim Geron1, Pascale S. Guiton1, Nina Haft1, Marlin Halim1, Eve Higby1, Michael Lee1, ZáNean McClain1

    California State University East Bay

    The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) developed a workshop to help faculty at California State University East Bay redesign their syllabi to incorporate anti-racist pedagogical practices.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2284/?v=1

  20. Thinking About Graduate School in Biology: Our Tips for Success

    25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Early1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, Sorilis Ruiz-Escobar4

    1. Science Museum of Minnesota 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. University of Florida/ Florida Museum

    As part of the iDigTrio 2020 Biological Conference and Fair we created this document to supplement our workshop on "Applying for Graduate school". This is a compilation drawing from the four...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2273/?v=1