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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):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
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
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
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.
Mitotic Index and Cell Division
This module introduces the mitotic index in the context of understanding the dynamics of cell division in the root of a plant. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Modeling the lac Operon to Understand the Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
27 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
This resource is a recitation activity designed for an introductory biology course in which students explore a lac operon simulation (https://qubeshub.org/resources/phetlacoperon).
Modeling Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach
18 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Fernando Nieto1, Kiersten Nicole Newtoff2, Kristine Grayson3, Emily Nodine4, Brian Robert Shmaefsky5
1. SUNY Old Westbury 2. Montgomery College 3. University of Richmond 4. Rollins College 5. Lone Star College - Kingwood
Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues using Lotka and Volterra...
Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" module
30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
This module is a modification of the Beckstead et al. module in TIEE Volume 7. It includes a meta-cognition based model and self reflection, no statistics, and is organized to be done in 1-2...
Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.
This is a modification of the Linton et al. module in TIEE Volume 13. Students use data from digitized museum records of butterfly specimens in a modification with no homework (lab/workshop format)...
Modification to City Parks
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristen Kaczynski
California State University - Chico
Using a jigsaw approach, students calculated species richness, Shannon's diversity index and species evenness using the City Parks wildlife data.
Modification to What do Trees Know about the Rain
17 Dec 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Use of the tree ring data vs. precipitation to discuss how trees respond to drought
Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON
16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2
1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University
This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...
Movement: Nature's Flying Machines
23 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Blake Cahill1, Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and invertebrates.
This module introduces equations around muscle force in the context of understanding the Sliding Filament Model. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Mutation and Equilibrium Worksheet
By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo
This is a worksheet created for students to complete when doing the Mutation and Equilibrium MathBench activity.
Nastic Movements in Plants
This module introduces an osmotic model in the context of understanding plants' capability of rapidly adapting to changes in their environment. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes
11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...