Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets
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13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ethel Stanley
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students. Article abstract: Have you considered the use of biological...
AIM-UP! (Advancing Integration of Museums into Undergraduate Programs)
13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph A. Cook, Scott Edwards, Stefanie Ickert-Bond, Eileen Lacy
An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network, the goal of AIM-UP! is to bring museum archives and natural history collections to the forefront of biology education. From the website: "We are developing these themes through meetings, on-line discussions and workshops at scientific...
Revolutionizing the Use of Natural History Collections in Education
11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Karen E. Powers, L. Alan Prather, Joesph A. Cook, James Woolley, Henry L. Bart Jr., Anna K. Monfils, Petra Sierwald
Using natural history collections, both physical specimens and archive data, promises to connect classroom learning with the real world of science. From the article: "Natural history collections are an irreplaceable and extensive record of life, and form the basis of our...
Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class
25 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Queena N. Lee-Chua
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/898This is an article in MAA's Innovative Teaching Exchange that describes strategies to get students past thoughtless number crunching, guessing, and intuition when it comes...