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Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system
31 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Patrick Cafferty
This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.
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...
Ehren Lee Whigham
Getting students to reason with data: QUBES tools and teaching resources built for introductory biology
21 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Workshop presented at the 2019 Biology Learning Community Conference
Biological Diversity in Wetlands: Applying the Scientific Method
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Orissa Moulton
Texas A & M University Galveston
An introduction to the Scientific Method for Introductory Biology students using plant and animal richness and environmental data from ephemeral ponds and permanent wetlands.
Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1
Michigan State University
This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet (wrinkled) peas, all in...
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.
Environment-Richness Relationships in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands: Guided Inquiry with Graph Interpretation (Abstract) | TIEE
12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amanda M Little
University of Wisconsin-Stout
An introduction to linear models using plant and animal richness-environment relationships in ephemeral ponds and permanent wetlands.
John Stephen Roden
Dodi Ellen Wilson
Liesl V McCormick
Heather Marie Wesp