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An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images
04 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amanda Fisher
Long Beach State University
In this module, students will be introduced to some biodiversity data resources and how to search for and download herbarium specimen images. They will be asked to think critically about the...
02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Matthew Zelisko1, Kimberly Anderson
University of Houston
TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.
Building creatures with the central dogma of biology
By Melissa Skyer
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes
Lesson VI - The Community Science Project
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University
Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage...
Spectral Seismology Module
By D. S. Soule1, M. Weirathmuller1, G. Kroeger1, R. D. Gougis
Based on a conceptual presentation of waveforms and filters
Climate Change Module
By Catherine O'Reilly1, D. C. Richardson, R. D. Gougis
Illinois State University
Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record
Lake Mixing Module
By Cayelan Carey, Jen Klug, R. L. Fuller
Students explore spatial and temporal patterns of lake mixing using high-frequency temperature data from lakes around the world.
Soil Respiration Module
By L. E. Nave, N Bader, Jen Klug
Soils hold more carbon (C) than any other component of the terrestrial biosphere!
Stream Discharge Module
By N E Bader, T. Meixner, C. A. Gibson, Catherine O'Reilly1, D. N. Castendyk
Stream discharge is a fundamental measure of water supply in stream systems. Low discharge may cause problems with water supply and fish passage, while high discharge may mean flooding. In this...
By Cayelan Carey, Kaitlin Farrell
Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how lake phytoplankton blooms occur through cross-scale interactions.
Climate Change Effects on Lake Temperatures
By Cayelan Carey1, S Aditya, K. Subratie, R. Figueiredo, Kaitlin Farrell1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how climate change will affect lakes
Population Demography in Swirl
06 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Weigel
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.
Neochromosomes: Creating transcriptional units with yeast Golden Gate assembly
29 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eric Cooper
This resource is a series of protocols using the yeast Golden Gate (yGG) method as developed by Neta Agmon and Leslie Mitchell in Jef Boeke’s lab to assemble a functional yeast gene with...
28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
A Curious Display
By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9
1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University
Case study on genetically modified organisms
Intro videos and terminology for GMOs, Transcription, Translation
By Sandi Connelly
Rochester Institute Of Technology
Compiled resources around GMOs and protein production including vocabulary, animations, videos, and games
Gelin’: Gel Electrophoresis Simulation
24 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Beyond Benign
Students will understand how DNA is separated into a fingerprint by using a chromatography activity to simulate gel electrophoresis.
Complete Set of Lessons
23 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
The Genome Solver Project began as a way to teach faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics - no coding or scripting. These Lessons also work well in the undergraduate classroom, culminating with...
Lesson III - Annotation
By Gaurav Arora
Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson III introduces Annotation, or assigning meaning to all...