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Antibiotic Resistance Genes Detection in Environmental Samples
27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica H Bell1, Lori Thrun1, Michelle LeBeau1, Irina Makarevitch2, Jodi Goldberg2, Presley Martin2
1. Century College 2. Hamline University
Our aim is to provide an authentic research experience for undergraduate students in a variety of biology courses through collaboration between a four-year university and a community college. This...
Using Linear Regression Adaptation: Exploring Vector-borne diseases in an online classroom
09 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Darcy Ernst
In this adaptation students in online classrooms will use linear regression at home and in synchronous online time to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental...
The Perfect Brew: An Activity Demonstrating Cell Counting and Hemocytometer Use
08 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Bridgette Kirkpatrick
In this activity, students will explore the use of a hemocytometer for counting cells, demonstrate the relationship between the grid seen in the microscope with volume of liquid in suspension and...
Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs
26 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adam Marschall Jaros1, Adronisha Frazier2, Beth Alford2, Brandy Williams2
1. Lansing Community College 2. Northshore Technical Community College
In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...
09 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Angela Consani1, Duane Doyle2, David L Jones1, Bara Sarraj3, Heather Seitz4
1. Kansas City Kansas Community College 2. Arkansas State University - Newport 3. Harold Washington College 4. Johnson County Community College
Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases
02 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andy Adams1, Jessica A Adams1, John J. Bray1, Tami Imbierowicz1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Breonna Martin1
1. Harford Community College 2. University of Tennessee
In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the...
Introduction to Genome Annotation
09 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Selene Nikaido
University of Central Missouri
This exercise is an adaptation of the Annotation Lesson by Rosenwald et al. It introduces the use of bioinformatics tools to extract information from genome databases. It is a basic lesson on...
Natural Selection in Humans
01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.
Infectious Chocolate Joy with a Side of Poissonian Statistics: An activity connecting life science students with subtle physics concepts
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eric T. Holland1, Greg Manley1, Tamara Chiba1, Rona Ramos1, Simon Mochrie1, Jennifer Frederick1
Lesson on what it means for biological processes to be Poissonian, published in CourseSource
Laboratory exercises on microbial growth, horizontal gene transfer, competition and evolution
01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth
Texas A&M San Antonio
Simple laboratory exercises to reinforce student learning when performed in conjunction with NetLogo simulations.