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  1. Calling Bullshit DCS 105 Bates College Breakout Group Slides

    29 May 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Sadie Kriegler

    Unity College

    This is a slide deck containing all breakout group slides for the course DCS 105 - Calling Bullshit at Bates College.


  2. Graphing Techniques for Introductory Microbiology

    14 May 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Arunachalam Muthaiyan

    University of New Mexico - Gallup

    This module will introduce the introductory microbiology students to graphing skills to visualize and interpret the data to investigate the effect of environmental factor (temperature) on bacterial...


  3. SIMIODE Spring 2024 Webinars - Ethics Modeling

    02 May 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Feryâl Alayont1, Korana Burke2, Jeremy Shaw3

    1. Grand Valley State University, Allendale MI USA 2. University of California, Davis, Davis CA USA 3. Oregon State University-Cascades, Bend OR USA

    A Practical Guide for Incorporating Ethical Reasoning into Mathematics Courses through Modeling Problems


  4. A Momentum-First Approach to Newton’s Second Law

    20 Feb 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Eric Burkholder*

    Auburn University

    Students frequently struggle with seeing the connection between forces and motion in introductory physics. This lesson is part of a combined momentum and kinematics unit that first teaches...


  5. Learning How to Make “Good Enough” Estimations

    15 Jun 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jon D. H. Gaffney*

    Utica University

    The ability to estimate physical quantities is a useful skill that can help develop critical thinking and scientific literacy. This lesson provides an accessible way to teach students how to...


  6. Building Better groups in STEM Courses

    06 Dec 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Glee Buntz1, Emily Drill2, Dan Johnson3, Megan Lupek4, Carolina Mehaffy5, Dr Pankaj Mehrotra6, Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith7, Usha Sankar8

    1. Central New Mexico Community College 2. Carnegie Mellon University 3. Wake Forest University 4. North Carolina State University 5. Colorado State University 6. University of the People, California, United States of America 7. Chapman University 8. Drexel University

    Formation of student groups that can work effectively together is challenging at best. Considerations include group size and formation (assigned or student choice) and how group members will be...


  7. A flexible, multi-week approach to plant biology - How will plants respond to higher levels of CO2?

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

    By Vanessa Muilenburg1, Katherine Supanich1, Stephen Scogin1, Thomas Bultman1, Jianhua Li1, Lori Hertel1, Kathy Winnett-Murray1

    Hope College

    To help introductory biology students understand how plants will respond to higher levels of CO2, we have created a multi-week module consisting of a series of four related laboratory lessons....


  8. Out of Your Seat and on Your Feet! An adaptable course-based research project in plant ecology for advanced students

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

    By Michael P. Fleming

    California State University, Stanislaus

    University capstone projects can offer science students a rich research experience that illustrates the process of doing scientific research, and can also help students better choose future...


  9. "Boost your evolution IQ": An evolution misconceptions game

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

    By Mariëlle Hoefnagels1, Matthew Scott Taylor1

    University of Oklahoma

    Students often enter introductory biology courses with misconceptions about evolution. For example, many students believe that traits arise when a species needs them or that evolutionary processes...