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Webinar: How BioQUEST and QUBES Can Support Your Project
21 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Follow the link to the webinar video, "How BioQUEST and QUBES Can Support Your Project". This webinar provides an overview of how QUBES is organized and examples of different ways that groups can...
Ecological Forecasting Repository of Online Educational Resources
18 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alyssa Willson, Jody Peters1
University of Notre Dame
This pdf provides a list of over 100 educational resources related to tools and skills related to ecological forecasting.
Are you learning R? Suggestions to help you as you learn.
16 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olivia Tabares-Mendoza
Learning how to code and analyze data in R is an important skill. Olivia Tabares and the Ecological Forecasting Education Working Group created this resource to encourage individuals who are...
Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints
08 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tonya Bates1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Lynda Gonzales3, Jennifer Kovacs4, Anne C. Rea5, Crystal Schalmo6, Alice Tarun7
1. UNC Charlotte 2. North Carolina State University 3. University of Texas at Austin 4. Spelman College 5. Maryville College 6. Green Dragon Conservation Education LLC 7. Alfred State College
Our BIOME Fall Working Group, Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints, explains the process of putting together a Science sprint in your community. A science sprint is a one-day event in...
Ecology/Environmental Biology Molecular Case Studies for Molecular CaseNet - YouTube
06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Heather Simpson2, Jennifer Glee Buntz2, Sheela Vemu3, Shuchismita Dutta4
1. Central Michigan University 2. Central New Mexico Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track and Northern Illinois University 4. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University
Biome Institute 2021, Fall Working Group Summary Video
BIOME 2021 QSSI Lightning talk
By Rachel Hartnett1, Elizabeth Hamman2, Dmitry Kondrashov3, Denise Piechnik4, Sara Sawyer5
1. Mount St. Mary's University 2. St Mary's College of Maryland 3. University of Chicago 4. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 5. Glenville State College
Our team, Quantitative Skills and Science Identity (QSSI), met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop a methodology to assess the effectiveness of Data Nugget/Scientist Spotlight activities. We...
Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3
1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College
Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...
Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts
By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6
1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte
Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...
Failing to Succeed Lightning Talk - YouTube
By R Diotti1, Janice Friend2, Robert E Furrow3, Alida Janmaat4, Kristen Reynolds5, Alexandria Tress, Nancy Barsic Tress5, Jennifer Wade6
1. Bronx Community College 2. Washington and Lee University 3. University of California, Davis 4. University of the Fraser Valley 5. University of Pittsburgh 6. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Project summary for our Working Group, which sought to develop a toolbox of interventions for students struggling in introductory Biology courses
Webinar: Getting Started with QUBES Educational Library Resources - YouTube
30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Follow the link to the webinar video, "Getting Started with QUBES Educational Library Resources". This webinar is intended to help individuals find and use STEM education resources available on the...
By John R. Jungck1, Metehan Cebeci2
1. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 2. University of Delaware
Wenxiang diagrams illustrate protein helices as spirals on a plane and thus have the advantage overhelical wheels of being planar graphs. Wenxiang 3.0 extends the original version by adding...
SCORE-UBE Final Evaluation Report
25 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
Final evaluation report for the NSF funded RCN-SCORE Network which aimed to support members tackle shared issues in sustaining OER and OEP. The growth of the network continued to grow through...
Open Practices Learning Community (OPLC) Post Survey Findings
18 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Post survey findings of a six-week open practices learning community facilitated by Dr. Karen Cangialosi to explore different components of open practices from April 07, 2021 through May 12, 2021.
A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR
11 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Teaching Change
Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...
Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual
30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2
1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles
A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...
Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens
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...
Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA
08 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1
This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.
Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks
22 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melissa Haswell
This is a semester-long project in which students read and discuss the story of Henrietta Lacks from multiple ethical perspectives. This project was developed for an undergraduate science ethics...
Critical inquiry for inclusive teaching of statistics
28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Professional development workshop slides to help curate conversations in teaching statistics with a critical inquiry lens.
Final Project for Calling Bull
11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This is the final project for the calling bull course & it is to find 3 pieces of misinformation/BS and debunk them. They have to re-do at least one visualization, use R in at least one debunking,...