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Doubling Time of Tumors
11 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the calculation of potential doubling time of tumorous cells in the context of understanding the growth of a population of the cells. It is intended for an introductory...
Understanding Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach
05 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Fernando Nieto2, Emily Nodine3, Brian Robert Shmaefsky4, Kristine Grayson5
1. Montgomery College 2. SUNY Old Westbury 3. Rollins College 4. Lone Star College - Kingwood 5. University of Richmond
Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues.
For Sale: Iceland's Genetic History
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Oksana Hlodan
Lesson on Iceland's genetic history, published in AIBS
Amino Acid Frequency
23 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This module introduces expected frequencies in the context of understanding amino acid composition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Gibb’s Free Energy and the Nature of Chemical Reactions
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This module introduces Gibb’s Free Energy in the context of understanding the nature of chemical reactions. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem
By Laura Ellen Rose
In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics.
Phylogeny of Land Plants
In this lab, students review the characteristics of the major land plant lineages. Then they perform phylogenetic analyses based on morphological characters.
MathBench: Evolved Immunity for Introductory Environmental Science
19 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
The Evolved Immunity module was the focal module for this lesson. Evolved Immunity was chosen because this module includes content and quantitative elements from a range of lab and lecture topics...
Climate Change, Phenology, and Community Interactions: Helping students explore the complexity of changing ecosystems
12 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Doudna
Lake Michigan College
Students explore findings from long-term studies of migrating and hibernating animals at high elevation. Students then use this understanding to explore the phenology of species and possible...
Permeability of Molecules
10 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This module introduces Overton's Rule in the context of understanding the permeability of molecules across the cell membrane. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Figure of the Day: Disease version
20 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Arietta Fleming-Davies
QUBES; Radford University
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown. Forked version with all infectious disease graphs.
The Mystery of the Missing Martens
12 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elizabeth A. Flaherty1, Carolyn A. Eckrich2, Merav Ben-David2
1. Purdue University 2. University of Wyoming
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case study introduces basic modeling to investigate a decline in an American marten population on an island in Southeast Alaska.
Search for the Missing Sea Otters
By Mary Allen1, Mark L. Kuhlmann1
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- using a progressive disclosure format, this case study teaches students how to apply ecological principles to a real-life ecological problem.
Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds
By J. Phil Gibson
University of Oklahoma
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case focuses on sexual selection in widowbirds.
The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh?
By Beth A. Lawrence1, Christopher R. Field2
1. University of Connecticut 2. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- in this interrupted case study, students follow a young naturalist as she explores why saltmarsh sparrows are increasingly rare in coastal...
Math and Stats in the Biology Classroom with HHMI BioInteractive
08 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson1, Karen Lucci2, Bob Kuhn3
1. University of Richmond 2. Hopewell Valley Central High School 3. Centennial High School
Conquer basic math and statistics used in biology while exploring classroom-ready resources. Concepts include central tendency and variation, spreadsheet skills, graphing, and data analysis with...
Introduction to Python for Data Science Course
05 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials
Free Introduction to Python for Data Science Course at DataCamp
Introduction to R Course
Free Introduction to R Course at DataCamp
DataCamp: The Easiest Way to Learn Data Science Online
Complete Set of Lessons
01 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University
The Genome Solver Project began as a way to teach faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics - no coding or scripting. These Lessons also work well in the undergraduate classroom, culminating with...