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A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!
28 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5
1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University
This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.
Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them
31 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
Will draw on personal experience as a student and professional with a severe visual impairment and knowledge gained from colleagues and friends during ongoing efforts in the area of accessible...
Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally
10 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Sughrue Etter
Cape Cod Community College
TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?
Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology
30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elizabeth Hamman
These additional figures were used in a Parasitology course (juniors and seniors) at Radford University.
Addressing Complex, Emergent Risks in 21st Century Natural-Human Systems
21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jordan Kern
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Presentation on wicked problems in natural-human systems
An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gareth James1, Daniela Witten2, Trevor Hastie3, Robert Tibshirani3
1. University of Southern California 2. University of Washington 3. Stanford University
This book provides an introduction to statistical learning methods and is aimed for upper level undergraduate students, masters students and Ph.D. students in the non-mathematical sciences.
10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1
1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder
Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...
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...
Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Prairie
University of San Diego
Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.
Answer Checking - Teaching Notes
28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jayme Dyer
Durham Technical Community College
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...
Answer Checking Highlander's notes
31 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hannah Callender Highlander
University of Portland
Highlander's teacher notes
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
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.
Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Climate Change
16 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elli Bosch1, Kaycee Faunce1, Amanda Thompson
Virginia Commonwealth University
This learning module was designed to introduce students to the aquatic nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, their roles in ecosystem function and nutrient pollution, and what impacts climate change...
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelly O'Donnell
This video explores what artificial intelligence is and features people who work on different aspects of intelligence. How do we make machines that think like humans? How can we tell when we’ve...
Asking and Answering Questions: ADW’s Flexible Querying Tool
15 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tanya Dewey1, Phil Myers2, Roger Espinosa2, Tricia Jones2, George Hammond2
1. Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org) 2. Animal Diversity Web
Presentation made by Tanya Dewey et al. as part of the "Bringing Research Data to the Ecology Classroom: Opportunities, Barriers, and Next Steps” Session at the Ecological Society of America...
This can be given at the beginning and end of the BIOMAAP program, in order to measure student changes in math anxiety.
Assessment of Science Inquiry
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sabra Lee, George Hein
Resource from the 2015 BioQUEST Summer Workshop
23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stephen Gosnell
Baruch College, City University of New York
This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.
Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom
26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley
Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Bioinformatics - Investigating Sequence Similarity
31 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adam Kleinschmit1, Benita Brink1, Steven Roof2, Komal Vig3
1. Adams State University 2. Hampshire College 3. Alabama State University
This laboratory module, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.