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An Active Textbook Converts "Vision and Tweak" to Vision and Change
22 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James D. Wagner1, A. Malcolm Campbell2, Belinda J. Sly1, Christopher J. Paradise2
1. Transylvania University 2. Davidson College
Multiple reports over more than a century have documented the problems with the way introductory biology has been taught in most colleges and universities. An influential recent report, Vision and...
Lauren C. McCarthy
24 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Keith A. Johnson
Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
This worksheet was developed for use in an introductory biology course to review the chemical bonds and structure of biological macromolecules. A nutritional label is provided to illustrate that we...
Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system
04 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Patrick Cafferty
This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.
Molecular CaseNet - Developing Intro Tutorials - YouTube
03 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jean Cardinale1, Keith A. Johnson2, Marie C. Montes-Matias3, Natalie Stringer4, Aeisha Thomas5, Shuchismita Dutta6
1. Alfred University 2. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 3. Union County College 4. LabArchives, LLC 5. Crown College 6. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University
Biome Institute 2020, Summary Video
Analysis of Amylase Activity
24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2
1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
Lila Katsuyo Bobertz
Implementing a Math Prerequisite - Does it help or hurt?
29 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stacey Kiser1, Christine Andrews2, Matthew Fisher3, Shannon Seidel4, Molloy Wilson2, Natalie Wright5
1. Lane Community College, BioQUEST 2. Lane Community College 3. Oregon Coast Community College 4. Pacific Lutheran University 5. Kenyon College
Poster on the effect of math prerequisite courses on student success in introductory biology. Presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
Why are Cells Small? Surface Area to Volume Ratio
30 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Howard Starnes1, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma2, Jennifer Glee Buntz3, Sondra Marie LoRe4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5
1. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 2. South Mountain Community College 3. Central New Mexico Community College 4. National Institute for STEM Evaluation & Research (NISER) 5. Montgomery College
This module explores surface area to volume ratios in a cube and sphere in relation to cell size.
31 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Investigating the Ecology of Mosquitoes and Birds in Hawaii
22 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michelle Phillips
Hawaii Community College
Examining biotic and abiotic environmental factors explain the historic, present, and future prevalence and range of avian malaria in Hawaii. The activity also asks how this affects local...