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An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College
08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sandra Cooke
This resource includes a lichen data analysis lab that I adapted for students in BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level in person course at Greensboro College that met during the Fall 2020 semester.
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...
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...
Analyzing Nutrient Simulation Experiments with a one-way ANOVA
09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebecca North
We discuss what tests are appropriate to analyze the data from nutrient simulation experiments. They will conduct one-way ANOVAs and a post hoc test using a dummy dataset and interpret the results.
10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1
1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder
Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...
Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens
30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicholas Lorusso1, Denise Gemmellaro2
1. University of North Texas at Dallas 2. Kean University
This exercise is designed to guide a learner through the construction of phylogenetic trees as a means of addressing research questions in forensic science such as the identification of previously...
Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource
19 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erica Krimmel
iDigBio, Florida State University
A user guide and video instructions for Arctos
Are you teaching biostatistics with R? Suggestions to help you as work with your students.
16 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olivia Tabares-Mendoza
Teaching students how to code and analyze data in R is important for the fields of biology and ecology. Olivia Tabares and the Ecological Forecasting Education Working Group created this resource...
Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments
02 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamara Basham
Collin County Commuity College District
In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city...
Avian Censys Analysis
23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Darcy Taniguchi
California State University San Marcos
This Swirl course uses ecological data of bird counts and habitat variables to estimate inter-observer variability and the relationship of birds with habitat variables.
AVIDA exercise on the role of mutation in evolution
21 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Beachly
A tested exercise at the college freshmen level using AVIDA-Ed to generate and test a hypothesis about the relationship between mutation rate and the probability of evolving a useful function in...
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College
This contains Dr. Sandra Cooke's modifications to the EREN-NEON FLP Backyard Beetles + Pollinators project developed for BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level course taught in person at Greensboro...
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
18 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their...
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.
BAG Lab Manual Yeast
30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Scheifele
Loyola University Maryland
This is the lab manual for yeast chromosome synthesis
07 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Weigel1, Alycia Lackey2
1. Georgia Institute of Technology 2. Binghamton University
The students will practice identifying the appropriate basic statistical tests when given a scenario and learn how to run and interpret those statistical tests in R.
Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Craig E. Stanley, Jr., Charles Hadley S. King, IV, Michelle Thornton, Rob J. Kulathinal
Introductory genetics laboratory published as GSA Learning Resource
BETTSI - Basic Evolutionary Tree-Thinking Skills Instrument
08 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins1, Louise Mead2, David Baum, Kristy L Daniel3, Carrie Jo Bucklin, Austin Leone, J. Phil Gibson4, Erin Naegle5
1. BioQUEST 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Texas State University 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Columbia College, Sonora CA
A short, multiple choice diagnostic designed to provide instructors with a quick check on students’ understanding of and ability to read and interpret phylogenies.
By Stephen Gosnell
Baruch College, City University of New York & PhD Program in Biology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.
BIO103R: Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at URI
29 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachel Schwartz1, Linda Forrester1
University of Rhode Island
GitHub repository for Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at University of Rhode Island