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The movement to make scientific research (including publications, data, physical samples, and software) and its dissemination accessible to all levels of an inquiring society, amateur or professional. Open science is transparent and accessible knowledge that is shared and developed through collaborative networks.
Collections Education Coffee Break Series: oVert TCN Resources for Education
24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jaimi Gray
Florida Museum of Natural History
Dr. Jaimi Gray gives a brief introduction into educational resources associated with the oVert project. ...
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...
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.
Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests
28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3
1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University
Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...
Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns
24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid
Bridgewater State University
How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.
Final Project for Calling Bull
11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
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,...
Open Practices Learning Community Curriculum
04 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi
Keene State College
This is a learning community curriculum designed to engage participants in discussions, short readings and mini-exercises to explore basic tools for Open Educational Practices (OEP)
A Scientist Spotlight Featuring Dr. Danielle Brown
15 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Merrie Renee Richardson
Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College
A Scientist Spotlight-style assignment designed to introduce students to themes of quantitative biology, field research, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in science. Includes Teaching Notes,...
Exploring Connections between Low Albedo, Urban Heat Islands and Social Justice
14 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Denise Piechnik
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
This exercise explores circumstances of urban heat islands in the United States using spatial data, including an exploration of heat island solutions.
Life in Urban Environments: The Impact of Urbanization on Life-History Traits in Amphibian Species
13 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Madison Whitehurst
This lesson focuses on urbanization and its negative effects on species, specifically amphibians. The lesson will also provide hands-on statistical analyses and critical thinking questions to...
Carbon Sequestration and the Urban heat Island Effect
12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Evan Blais
Virginia Commonwealth University
An urban heat island is an urban or metropolitan area that is on average far warmer than the surrounding rural areas. In this lesson we will study the impact these warmer temperatures have on the...
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: The Biocultural Labels Initiative
03 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jane Anderson1, Maui Hudson2
1. New York University 2. University of Waikato
The Biocultural (BC) Labels initiative is focused on accurate provenance, transparency and integrity in research engagements with Indigenous communities. ...
Food, Energy and Water Learning Modules (FEWLM) Workbooks
19 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Porche L. Spence1, Tonya Maria Gerald-Goins2, Greg Goins3
1. North Carolina A&T State University; North Carolina Central University 2. North Carolina Central University 3. North Carolina A&T State University
FEWLM is a low-cost inquiry-based interdisciplinary STEM prototypical curriculum built on Next Generation Science Standards, systems thinking and informed engineering design pedagogy.
Open Science and Education Practices Ontology
01 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi1, Ellen Bledsoe2
1. Keene State College 2. University of Florida
Definitions and references for the Open Science and Education Practices tagging ontology
Resource list for inclusive teaching in STEM (HHMI)
25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Bates College and QUBES
A resource collection created for HHMI BioInteractive to guide the development of teaching resources aligned with principles of equity and inclusion.