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Lesson VI - The Community Science Project
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University
Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage...
31 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Lesson VII - Synteny
22 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gaurav Arora1, Anne Rosenwald2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Gallaudet University 2. Georgetown University 3. Cabrini University
The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.
08 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Lung Capacity and Rhythms in Breathing
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces rhythmic inhaling and exhaling in the context of understanding trigonometry and sine waves. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Maintaining Cellular Conditions: pH and Buffers
This module introduces the chemical reactions related to pH in the context of understanding how acidity can affect both the structure and chemical reactivity of cellular molecules. It is intended...
Maintenance of Cell Shape
This module introduces an equation to calculate roundness in the context of understanding how myosin contributes to cell shape. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aramati Casper1, Dorothy P. Hill2, Melanie K. Rathburn2
1. Colorado State University 2. Mount Royal University
This case study explores the ecological relationship between black-tailed prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets.
Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction: A Case Study in an online environment
15 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Howard Starnes
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
The case study Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction was modified to be used in an online environment.
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...
11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.
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...
MathBench Population Dynamics Module Activity
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alida Janmaat
University of the Fraser Valley
The resource accompanies the Mystery of the Missing Housefly Population Dynamics MathBench module which explores exponential and logistic growth models. Students explore the assumptions of the...
MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota
21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebekah Chapman
Georgia State University
The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the...
MathBench: Evolved Immunity for Introductory Environmental Science
19 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Mechanisms of Cell Attachment
This module introduces the calculation of refractive indices along a cell surface in the context of understanding the attachment of cells to surfaces. It is intended for an introductory biology...
Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
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.
Mentoring Pacific Island Students for Conservation
07 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Noelani Puniwai-Ganoot1, Sharon Ziegler-Chong2, Rebecca Ostertag3, Moana Ulu Ching4, Linnea Heu2, Cherie Kauahi2
1. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2. University of Hawaii at Hilo 3. University of Hawaii At Hilo 4. Conservation International
This undergraduate internship program focuses on mentoring Pacific Island Students into conservation careers through development of skills, networks and sense of self, while being grounded in...
Metabolism for Energy and the Respiratory Quotient
This module introduces the respiratory quotient in the context of understanding how metabolism is affected by environmental conditions. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Module exploring how researchers exposed arthropod mimics that use a golden patch to warn of unpalatability to predators with different prey preferences to determine how effective their warnings were.