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  1. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

    04 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.


  2. Understanding Global Climate Change: Present, Past, and Future

    28 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Understanding global climate change through the lenses of the present, past, and future, combining modern technology and indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing.


  3. My Twin Sister Case Study

    23 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret Waterman1, Ethel D Stanley2

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. BioQUEST

    A young boy wonders why his twin sister can roll his tongue, but he cannot. Case centers on meiosis.


  4. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...


  5. Design of gRNA Target and Donor

    16 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Lorenz

    This adaptation is for an upper level molecular biology laboratory course. In this adaptation, students learn the content required to design a gRNA target sequence and single-strand donor template...


  6. An introduction to population matrix models: a swirl lesson

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students will learn how to set up a population matrix model in R and use it for demographic analysis of a population, including projecting population growth, determining lambda and the stable age...


  7. Molecular Basis of Sickle Cell Disease

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu

    This multi part case on hemoglobin structure as it relates to oxygen binding and sickle cell disease focuses on utilizing bioinformatics and molecular visualization tools to learn about the sickle...


  8. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium: a swirl resource

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Abigail E. Cahill

    Albion College

    Students will use swirl to understand Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. The lesson starts with observed numbers of individuals for each genotype, and students will work through a number of steps to...


  9. A tale of two globins: hemoglobin and myoglobin and oxygen transport

    13 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alice Tarun

    St. Lawrence University

    Hemoglobin and myoglobin are two related proteins important in oxygen binding and transport to cells. However, unlike myoglobin, hemoglobin exhibits positive cooperativity in oxygen binding. Oxygen...


  10. How does increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide disrupt ecological systems? Results from FACE experiments across the globe.

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Courtney Campany

    This module synthesizes key findings from forested CO2 enrichment experiments over the last 3 decades. Students should have a basic working knowledge of climate change, ecosystem nutrient cycles...


  11. Vertebrate Clade Race

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...


  12. Remote sensing data processing – NEON airborne data

    10 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Yingying Xie

    Northwestern University

    Concepts of remote sensing and data logistics, and NEON remote sensing data are introduced. Students learn how to apply spatial data processing and visualization skills using R coding program to...


  13. 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.


  14. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.


  15. Hemoglobin cooperativity and adaptations to high altitude living

    05 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat

    University of the Fraser Valley

    This resource accompanies the "How does blood carry oxygen?" chapter in the Integrating Concepts in Biology etext. Students evaluate the cooperativity of hemoglobin and adaptations to high altitude...


  16. Landscape Indicators:Nutrients and Macroinvertebrates

    31 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stacy Cotey

    Michigan Technological University

    Modification of the Investigating Human Impacts on Stream Ecology Module to emphasize landscape indicators and incorporate inclusive practices.


  17. Adler QUBES Resource DIBS Genetics and Race

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jacob Adler

    Brescia University

    Teaching notes and Presentation with Discussion Questions and Summative Assessment Data.


  18. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    This is a modification of an original TIEE Module, investigating these questions: How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? How does land cover change impact...


  19. NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Students explore the connections between land use decisions and land cover change, as well as how to predict the possible impacts of land use decisions into the future.


  20. Value of Mistakes. Making Mistakes Using R

    27 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Staci Neas Johnson

    Southern Wesleyan University

    This module allows students to frame mistakes and frustrations during their first introduction to R in terms of improved learning and growth mindset.