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  1. A Remote-Learning Framework for Student Research Projects: Using Datasets to Teach Experimental Design, Data Analysis and Science Communication

    08 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Thea R. Popolizio*1, Tess L. Killpack1

    Salem State University

    Remote learning often requires an alternative to hands-on, student-designed research projects. To this end, we created a package of scaffolded assignments to support introductory students through...

  2. "Got Algae?" A Sorting Game for Introducing the Weird and Wonderful Diversity of Algae

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Bridgette E. Clarkston

    University of British Columbia

    Algae are a fascinating and diverse organismal group, with global ecological importance, a storied evolutionary history and deep connections to both contemporary and historical human societies. Yet...

  3. Green Design: How do Leaf Structures Optimize Photosynthesis and Promote Survival?

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katelyn J. Butler*

    Anderson University

    One of the major learning objectives established by the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Botanical Society of America has students answer the question: How do plant structures enable...

  4. A flexible, multi-week approach to plant biology - How will plants respond to higher levels of CO2?

    28 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Vanessa Muilenburg1, Katherine Supanich1, Stephen Scogin1, Thomas Bultman1, Jianhua Li1, Lori Hertel1, Kathy Winnett-Murray1

    Hope College

    To help introductory biology students understand how plants will respond to higher levels of CO2, we have created a multi-week module consisting of a series of four related laboratory lessons....

  5. Using Place-Based Economically Relevant Organisms to Improve Student Understanding of the Roles of Carbon Dioxide, Sunlight, and Nutrients in Photosynthetic Organisms

    27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michelle K Smith1, Emma Toth1, Kim Borges2, Farahad Dastoor1, Jason Johnston3, Eric H Jones4, Peter Nelson2, Jennifer Page5, Karen Nicole Pelletreau1, Nancy Prentiss6, Judith L Roe3, Joseph Staples7, Mindi M Summers8, Elizabeth Trenckmann1, Erin Vinson1

    1. University of Maine 2. University of Maine Fort Kent 3. University of Maine Presque Isle 4. University of Maine Machias 5. Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership 6. University of Maine Farmington 7. University of Southern Maine 8. University of Calgary

    Biology students require broad preparation for diverse careers including agriculture, natural resource management, and laboratory research. Concurrent with this need, employers are seeking...

  6. Nick Smith

  7. Energy Absorbed from Light During Photosynthesis

    11 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces how energy absorption from light is affected by the wavelengths in the context of understanding photosynthesis. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  8. Carolyn Wetzel

    Present faculty position at Holyoke Community College (Professor of Biology);Former faculty positions at East Tennessee State University, Smith College;Postdoc Iowa State University Dept of Botany...

  9. Kusum Naithani