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Following the Data - PowerPoint Addition to Module
10 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Darlene Panvini
This PowerPoint presentation guides instructors and students through the key background information for the module.
Data is the New Science - Modified and combined with Following the Data Module
In this module, students will be introduced to some emerging biodiversity data resources. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources and apply...
07 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Shawna Reed
Genome Solver modules were combined to make one project for students using tools within NCBI BLAST to explore phylogenetics and horizontal gene transfer from phage to Chlamydia.
Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification
01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Beck
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...
Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications
Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record
By Daniel Lauer1, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.
R Subsetting Tutorial
By Mary Kho1, Emily Weigel1
The students will practice manipulating data to add to or extract subsets of specific values, rows, columns, or subsets of data contained in existing data files.
Data Analysis and Cancer
18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lynn Marie Diener
Mount Mary University
This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis...
Analyzing current and past climate data
By Sarah Beth Cadieux
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue
Students analyze current and past temperature and carbon dioxide data in order to interpret how current climate change is related to climate over the past 450,000 years. Objectives: •Are global...
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
OBJECTIVES: •Differentiate P-wave from S-wave•Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record•Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter•Use seismic waves to...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON
16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2
1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University
This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...
A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology
11 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi
Keene State College
A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology was curated and written entirely by students, and mostly edited by students at Keene State College that were enrolled in the course taught by Dr. Karen...
Building creatures with the central dogma of biology
02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
A Curious Display
28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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
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 V - Phylogenetics
22 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson V is an introduction to Phylogenetics.
Lesson VII - Synteny
By Gaurav Arora1, Anne Rosenwald2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Gallaudet University 2. Georgetown University 3. Cabrini University
The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.