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Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student...
Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics
A lesson that requires students to work through a series of questions pertaining to the genetics of sickle cell disease and its relationship to malaria.
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
A lesson that uses real rock pocket mouse data collected by Dr. Michael Nachman and his colleagues to illustrate the Hardy-Weinberg principle.
Teaching Notes for Implementation of Gene Expression in Stem Cells
20 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By R Deborah Overath
Texas Southmost College
Teaching notes for implementing Data Nugget: Gene Expression in Stem Cells in a introductory biology lab.
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...
Expanded Graphing Tutorial
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Cheryl Squair2, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond3, Tamar Goulet4
1. Montgomery College 2. University of Hawaii at Manoa 3. Tri-County Technical College 4. University of Mississippi
The tutorial has two approaches for teaching about graph building and choosing the appropriate graph for different data types, a scaffolding approach and a exploration approach which can be...
Using HHMI Tutorials to Prepare Students for Investigating Authentic Datasets in Biology
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
HHMI tutorial modules were modified and condensed to bring all students up to the same skill level, and students took a pre-assessment to demonstrate adequate preparation for class.
Tutorial Combination and Online Implementation
By Liesl V McCormick
The two key features of my implementation is the fact that the tutorial was implemented in an online setting, and I added an assessment (also implemented in an online setting).
Tutorial Combination and Assessment
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.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 5: Histogram
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Generate a histogram using a variety of methods.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 4: t-Test
Calculate t-values and perform t-tests using built-in functions.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 3 - Column Graphs, Error Bars, and Standard Error of the Mean
Generate a column or bar graph with standard error bars.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 2 - Autofill Data, Cell References, and Standard Deviation
Generate a table with autofill, and use absolute cell reference to calculate variance and standard deviation.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series
This series of self-paced tutorials show how to analyze data using a spreadsheet program.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1 -- Formulae, Functions, and Averages | HHMI BioInteractive
This introduction to spreadsheet programs describes the basic organization of a worksheet, how to organize and format your data, how to perform simple mathematical calculations, how to use built-in...
Data Nugget Grading Rubrics
14 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brenda Witt
Redlands Community College
As a supplement to the rubric provided for Data Nugget modules, I created a rubric containing specific point values for individual portions of the module as well as specific guidelines for...
Map Your Hazards! – Assessing Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk
11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brittany Brand1, Pamela McMullin-Messier2, Melissa Schlegel3
1. Boise State University 2. Central Washington University 3. College of Western Idaho
The Map Your Hazards module provides students an interactive mechanism to engage in place-based exploration of natural hazards, social vulnerability, risk and the factors that shape their...
A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making
By Sarah Fortner1, Martha Murphy2, Hannah Scherer3
1. Wittenberg University 2. Santa Rosa Junior College 3. Virginia Tech
This module addresses this need by providing students the opportunity to examine the differences between intensively managed agricultural landscapes (e.g. grazelands, conventional tillage) and...
Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes
By Lisa Gilbert1, Josh Galster2, Joan Ramage3
1. Williams College 2. Montclair State University 3. Lehigh University
Making the difficult decision to evacuate before a hurricane makes landfall can save lives and property. This two week module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial...
Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice
10 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Shellito1, Becca Walker2, Cynthia Fadem3
1. University of Northern Colorado 2. Mt. San Antonio College 3. Earlham College
In this two to three week module, students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.