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Phenotypic plasticity and predation
24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2
1. Radford University 2. Vassar College
Students predict changes to tadpole morphology and coloration after considering characteristics of the predator species and the prey themselves then test their own hypotheses (typically with...
Leaf cutter ant foraging
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2
This module introduces students to leaf-cutter ants in the rainforests of Panama. Students derive their own research hypotheses regarding ant foraging or allometric scaling relationships.
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, R. S. Maxwell1
Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth...
3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Kerri-Ann Norton2
1. Radford University 2. Johns Hopkins University
This module allows students to follow a researcher as she discovers new features of breast cancer tissue architecture, using 3D reconstructions of histological specimens.
Freezer Full of Fossils v2.0
11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Louise Mead1, Michael James Wiser1, Noah Ribeck2, Fred Hingst3, Richard Schultz4, Richard Lenski1
1. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, Michigan State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara 3. Dewitt High School 4. St. Johns High School
The Long Term Evolution Experiment started by Dr. Richard Lenski provides a rich dataset to help students explore concepts of fitness, replication, and adaption.
Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up
28 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, HHMI BioInteractive
Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to...
Using: "Winter Is Coming! Can you Handle the Freeze?" In an Intro BIO lecture
19 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Denice Robertson
Northern Kentucky University
I use Team Based Learning in this course, students are in permanent groups and work together on Challenge Questions each class after I give a short lecture. This Nugget was used in place of regular...
Valerie Andrea Lantz
Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias
09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Samantha Price1, Peggy Schaeffer2, Anna Thanukos3, Samantha Swauger2
1. University of California, Davis 2. DryadLab 3. University of California Museum of Paleontology
Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository
A Walk Through the Woods
By Jerome Chave1, David Coomes2, Steven Jansen3, Simon Lewis4, Nathan Swenson5, Amy Zanne6, Gaby Lopez-Gonzales7, J Ilic, RB Miller8, MC Wiemann9, Samantha Swauger10
1. The Academy of Europe 2. Cambridge University 3. Ulm University 4. University College London 5. University of Maryland 6. The George Washington University 7. University of Leeds 8. University of California, Berkeley 9. University of Florida 10. DryadLab
Cell Cycle and Cancer
19 Jan 2017 |
Posted by Alice Tarun
Using HHMI BioInteractive modules to link global warming, ocean acidification and coral reef health
Linear Regression PowerPoint Presentation
09 May 2016 |
Posted by James Vance
Getting Started with R: An Introduction for Biologists
05 Jun 2015 |
Posted by Wendy Jo Levenson
Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills
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22 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis
Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze. Right now they are aimed at K-12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...