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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...
Vitamin C for Colds? Writing LETTERS to Synthesize and Communicate Results from Multiple Studies
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert E. Furrow*1, Rebecca M. Price2, Aeisha Thomas3, Yue Yin4, Kelsie M. Bernot5
1. University of California, Davis 2. University of Washington, Bothell 3. Crown College 4. University of Illinois at Chicago 5. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Interpreting experimental results is a key part of evidence-based reasoning. However, it is challenging for students to synthesize data from multiple sources to reach their own conclusions. As...
Science Behind the Lesson: It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's Biomechanics!
By Danielle Ingle*1, Ryan Bruellman1, Erick Espana1, Katherine Galloway1, Tanner Anderson1, Tricia L. Meredith1, Marianne E. Porter1
Florida Atlantic University
Active flight is a specialized mode of movement found in insects, birds, and mammals. The anatomy, morphology, physiology, and ecology of flying taxa has changed over evolutionary time. Researchers...
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's biomechanics!
Biomechanics is a discipline that draws from physics and engineering principles to understand the movement and structure of living organisms. It is highly interdisciplinary in nature and can be...
Modeling the Research Process: Authentic human physiology research in a large non-majors course
20 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna K. Strain1, Mary A. Williams1, Jane Phillips1
University of Minnesota
Laboratory experiences in large-enrollment introductory science courses often utilize “cookie-cutter style” laboratory experiences due to the relative simplicity of setting up the lab...
Meghan C Ferrall-Fairbanks
Nathan C Staples
Why does Blood Flow Change? Investigating the Math of Blood Flow Dynamics
15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amy Troyer1, Brandi Morgante Handzlik1, Mary Phillips1
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
This collection of activities explores the relationship between blood flow, pressure, and the factors of resistance through graphs and modeling direct and inverse variation.
Janet Lynn Branchaw
Ryan J Miller
Andrew William Diamanduros
Walt B. Sinnamon
Gregory John Crowther