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Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?
04 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Liz Martin
This publication contains the adaptations I made to the Data Nuggets module in order to use it with an online, introductory, non-majors botany class. I used this with a unit on natural and...
Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up
28 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, HHMI BioInteractive
Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to...
Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
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.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology
By Aylin Marz
Norfolk State University
Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Terms and Shortened Tutorial 4
20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Buntz
Introductory students are asked to learn terms for descriptive statistics and complete a matching exercise. Tutorial 4 was shorted to just the full calculations of t values.
Data Management using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data with Accompanying Lesson on Mark Recapture Analysis
19 Feb 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Jim McNeil1, Megan A. Jones2
1. George Mason University; Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation 2. National Ecological Observatory Network
Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by estimating small mammal...
Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student...
Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics
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.
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
A lesson that uses real rock pocket mouse data collected by Dr. Michael Nachman and his colleagues to illustrate the Hardy-Weinberg principle.
Teaching Notes for Implementation of Gene Expression in Stem Cells
20 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By R Deborah Overath
Texas Southmost College
Teaching notes for implementing Data Nugget: Gene Expression in Stem Cells in a introductory biology lab.
Using: "Winter Is Coming! Can you Handle the Freeze?" In an Intro BIO lecture
19 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Denice Robertson
Northern Kentucky University
I use Team Based Learning in this course, students are in permanent groups and work together on Challenge Questions each class after I give a short lecture. This Nugget was used in place of regular...
Expanded Graphing Tutorial
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Cheryl Squair2, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond3, Tamar Goulet4
1. Montgomery College 2. University of Hawaii at Manoa 3. Tri-County Technical College 4. University of Mississippi
The tutorial has two approaches for teaching about graph building and choosing the appropriate graph for different data types, a scaffolding approach and a exploration approach which can be...
Using HHMI Tutorials to Prepare Students for Investigating Authentic Datasets in Biology
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
HHMI tutorial modules were modified and condensed to bring all students up to the same skill level, and students took a pre-assessment to demonstrate adequate preparation for class.
Tutorial Combination and Online Implementation
By Liesl V McCormick
The two key features of my implementation is the fact that the tutorial was implemented in an online setting, and I added an assessment (also implemented in an online setting).
Tutorial Combination and Assessment
By Cheryl Squair
University of Hawaii at Manoa
The tutorial adaptation specifically addresses data types (i.e., numeric versus categorical variables) and the types of graphs that are used to summarize the different data types.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 5: Histogram
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Generate a histogram using a variety of methods.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 4: t-Test
Calculate t-values and perform t-tests using built-in functions.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 3 - Column Graphs, Error Bars, and Standard Error of the Mean
Generate a column or bar graph with standard error bars.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 2 - Autofill Data, Cell References, and Standard Deviation
Generate a table with autofill, and use absolute cell reference to calculate variance and standard deviation.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series
This series of self-paced tutorials show how to analyze data using a spreadsheet program.