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Quantitative Cytological Characteristics: Photorespiration
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces quantitative cytological characteristics in the context of understanding cell behavior under stress. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Quantitative Modules to Accompany General Biology Courses
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Susan Harell Yee2, Monica Beals3
1. University of Tennessee Knoxville 2. EPA, Gulf Ecology Division 3. SAS
A collection of modules that were developed to accompany general biology courses and allow instructors to add quantitative examples in many of the topics in a standard GB sequence.
R Subsetting Tutorial
01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mary Kho1, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will practice manipulating data to add to or extract subsets of specific values, rows, columns, or subsets of data contained in existing data files.
Redlining and Climate Change
19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mary Heskel
Redlining was a racist, legal practice and its impacts are measurable in terms of environmental variables in US cities today. This resource examines redlining, urban environments, and climate change.
Redox Chemistry and Coral Bleaching
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Julian
University of Florida
Mapping coral bleaching using NOAA data to set the stage for reviewing redox chemistry concepts
Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes
28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ
09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo
University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras
En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...
Regulation Across Scales: Data Points Icebreaker Jigsaw
02 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
Students examine regulation at cellular, physiological, and ecological scales in a data-based jigsaw to explore how double-negative logic operates across biological systems. This was used as a...
Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ
07 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gary Laverty1, Thomas John Peters2, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo3, Denise Levin Signorelli4, Saumya Ramanathan
1. University of Delaware 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras 4. College of Southern Nevada
Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components...
Regulation of Sex Determination
13 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Ashley Allen1, Christie Landry2, Laura Pickell3, Deborah Taylor4
1. Columbia College 2. Nicholls State University and Fletcher Technical Community College 3. Cegep Heritage College 4. University of Kansas
This activity accompanies the HHMI BioInteractive module Sex Verification of Athletes (https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/testing-athletes). It provides students with exercises to explore the...
REMNet Tutorial, Excel Part 4: Focusing on Taxonomy 4.26.19
28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jimiane Ashe
Video on analyzing microbiome data in Excel from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, Excel Part 5: Making Heat Maps 4.26.19
Video on making heat maps in Excel from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, R Part 3: Creating Alpha Diversity Plots in R 5.2.19
By Jessica Joyner
CUNY Brooklyn College
Video on creating alpha diversity plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, R Part 4: Creating Taxa Plots in R 5.2.19
Video on making taxa bar plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, R Part 5: Normalizing Microbiome Data in R 5.2.19
Video on normalizing microbiome data from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
Remote sensing data processing – NEON airborne data
10 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yingying Xie
Concepts of remote sensing and data logistics, and NEON remote sensing data are introduced. Students learn how to apply spatial data processing and visualization skills using R coding program to...
Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die
10 Feb 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3
1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...
Sample NetLogo Code of Bacterial Growth
01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Elizabeth Yust
The New School
Each NetLogo file is a sequential version of the final bacterial growth model produced in the Bacterial Growth Tutorial. These are to be used as checks to one's understanding alongside the tutorial.
Sampling Distributions and Null Distributions: two swirl lessons in R
10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachel Hartnett
Oklahoma State University
There are two complementary lessons. The first covers how sampling distributions are made and ID's their key properties. The second covers how null distributions and how the test statistic of a...
Sea Turtles- A Case Study
08 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Victoria Schneider
The case study on sea turtles will allow students to think about field work and examine graphs to understand data. It will provide experience for non-majors environmental science classes to think...