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REMNet Tutorial, R Part 4: Creating Taxa Plots in R 5.2.19
28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Joyner
CUNY Brooklyn College
Video on making taxa bar plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
Sex Verification Testing of Athletes
01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This interactive module explores the biology of sex determination and development in humans, set against the backdrop of the different sex testing policies implemented throughout sports history.
Should we synthesize a human genome?
15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Scheifele
Loyola University Maryland
Two articles introducing the Human Genome Project-Write and asking questions about the ethics of the project.
Species Range Over Space and Time
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.
Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamra Carpenter1, Jon Kettenring2, Robert Vanderbei3
1. DIMACS, Rutgers University 2. Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, Drew University 3. Princeton University
In this module the students will learn some basic concepts in statistical thinking about data, with emphasis on exploratory data analysis.
Striped Bass: A Regulatory Success Story
12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Alexander McCrickard1, Angela Hanretty1, Amanda Thompson1
Virginia Commonwealth University
This module examines the Maryland striped bass moratorium (1985-1989) as a fisheries management success story. Maryland DNR striped bass young of the year data is utilized for least squares linear...
Targeting Infected Cells for Immune Defense
This animation shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T cells to destroy itself.
Teaching Exponential and Logistic Growth in a Variety of Classroom and Laboratory Settings
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Barry Aronhime1, Bret Elderd1, Carol Wicks1, Margaret McMichael2, Elizabeth Eich3
1. Louisiana State University 2. Baton Rouge Community College 3. Rice University
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 9
Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive
16 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Abby Kula1, Kristine Grayson2
1. Mount St. Mary’s University 2. University of Richmond
Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example
Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure
06 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brian Robert Shmaefsky1, J. Phil Gibson2
1. Lone Star College - Kingwood 2. University of Oklahoma
In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
The Biology of Skin Color
This film explores the hypothesis that different tones of skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.
The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses
12 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By W. Wyatt Hoback1, Tamara Smith1
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4
10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lazella Lawson1, W. Wyatt Hoback2, Tamara Smith2
1. The Master's University 2. University of Nebraska at Kearney
14 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Miguel Abran Vasquez1, W. Wyatt Hoback2, Tamara Smith2
1. El Paso Community College 2. University of Nebraska at Kearney
The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia Burrows
Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through two different quantitative activities where they generate hypotheses, create figures, conduct data...
The p53 Gene and Cancer
This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.
The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species
13 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...
The tale of two fish: A case study on vicariance and allopatric speciation
26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Demian Alexander Willette
Loyola Marymount University
This mini-case study guides students through multiple lines of evidence that suggests the most likely sister species to the lake species Sardinella tawilis, the sister species being the marine fish...
Tutorial Combination and Assessment
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cheryl Squair
University of Hawaii at Manoa
The tutorial adaptation specifically addresses data types (i.e., numeric versus categorical variables) and the types of graphs that are used to summarize the different data types.
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.