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3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction
24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John R Jungck1, Jennifer Spangenberg2, Noppadon Khiripet3, Rawin Viruchpinta3, Jutarat Maneewattanapluk3
1. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 2. Beloit College 3. National Electronics and Computer Technology Center
3D FractaL-Tree allows scientists to collect data from actual specimens in the field or laboratory, insert these measurements into a spatially explicit L-system package, and then visually compare...
A Walk Through the Woods
09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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
Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository
ABO Blood Group Frequencies
By John R Jungck1, Jennifer A. Spangenberg2
1. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 2. Beloit College
An Excel workbook in which students can calculate blood type frequencies through different approaches (Hardy-Weinberg, quadratic formula, and the EM algorithm). The workbook shows the formulas used...
AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson
22 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Monte Garroutte1, Jordan Metzgar1, Hirotsugu Mori1
University of Alaska Museum of the North
In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball peel...
AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson
22 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials
This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS software.
AIM-UP! Reading scientific literature module
By Galen Rask
Ohio State University
Designed to span 4 one-hour lectures, this module focuses upon developing the skill of thorough and critical reading of scientific literature.
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
A lesson that uses real rock pocket mouse data collected by Dr. Michael Nachman and his colleagues to illustrate the Hardy-Weinberg principle.
Amino Acid Frequency
23 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces expected frequencies in the context of understanding amino acid composition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
03 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2
1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University
This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of...
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This module introduces the Scatchard equation in the context of understanding antigen binding and the properties of antigens. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Are you my species?
13 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Data Nuggets
Data Nuggets resource exploring the biological species concept in darter species.
This can be given at the beginning and end of the BIOMAAP program, in order to measure student changes in math anxiety.
Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017
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27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser
The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection)
Birthday Problem and Class Phenotypic Probabilities
By John R Jungck1, Jennifer Spangenberg2, Annelise L. Myers2
An Excel workbook exploring two related applications, the Birthday Problem and Class Phenotypic Probabilities. Students enter their own phenotypes into the workbook.
Body Size Constraints in Xylem Feeding Insects: Allometric Relationships
This module introduces body size constraints of xylem-feeding insects in the context of understanding allometric relationships. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Bon Appétit! Why do male crickets feed females during courtship?
Data Nuggets resource exploring the matting effort and paternal investment hypotheses in crickets.
BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only
24 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Anthony
Biological Sciences, Toronto District School Board
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection
Calculating Lifetime Cancer Risk Resulting from DNA Replication
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebecca Orr1, Ruth Buskirk2, Kristin Harvey2
1. Collin College 2. University of Texas at Austin
An expanded case study adapted from an HHMI Data Point on Cell Division and Cancer Risk using Figure 1 from Tomasetti, C. and Vogelstein, B. (2015).
Cancer Discovery Activities
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
These two hands-on activities are based on a Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2013 Holiday Lectures on Science video (http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/cancer-genetic-disease-video-highlights)...