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Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma
01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kate S Boersma
University of San Diego
Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.
Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma
Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.
Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes - Boersma
Teaching notes from my use of BIOMAAP Growth Mindset teaching materials in my 300 level Ecology class for majors.
Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science
By Megan Kelly
Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago
This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.
Frayer model growth mindset
By Heather McGray
San Diego City College
A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.
Reflective Writing Prompt
This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice.
Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science
In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.
Answer Checking Highlander's notes
31 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hannah Callender Highlander
University of Portland
Highlander's teacher notes
Intro to BIOMAAP - Highlander teacher notes
How I implemented these materials
Mutation and Equilibrium Worksheet
30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo
This is a worksheet created for students to complete when doing the Mutation and Equilibrium MathBench activity.
Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology
By Elizabeth Hamman
These additional figures were used in a Parasitology course (juniors and seniors) at Radford University.
Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally
29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jillian K. Decker
State University of New York - Rockland Community College
How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?
Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity
This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.
Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach
By Ami Erickson
This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein...
Exam Reflective Writing Activities (4 different prompts)
28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Polly Parks
El Camino College
This is an extended version of Reflective Writing activities to use before 4 different exams.
Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes
By Jayme Dyer
Durham Technical Community College
This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. Includes Teaching Notes.
Answer Checking - Teaching Notes
I used this resource as-is. Included are my teaching notes. / This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers. Students practice the answer checking...
Investigating Biomes with BiomeViewer
By Heather Olins
This interactive classroom activity facilitates student learning about biodiversity through an investigation of biomes (what they are, how they're defined, their global distribution) using a free...
Climate Diagrams Mini-Case Study for Ecology
26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Anthony Barone
Columbus State University
This mini-case study provides undergraduate ecology students with experience in how to read climate diagrams and how to put them together. The activity includes a discussion of actual and potential...