Making “sense” out of surface area to volume relationships
28 Mar 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jenise Marie Snyder
Using a multimodal approach, the non-linear aspect of the surface area to volume relationship is explored. Students use their their senses of taste and sight to determine how smaller cells and...
The struggle is valid: Increasing student science identity and quantitative skills
13 Jul 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Denise Piechnik1, Rachel Hartnett2, Elizabeth Hamman3, Rebecca McHugh4, Sara Sawyer5
1. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 2. Mount St. Mary's University 3. St Mary's College of Maryland 4. University of Pittsburgh 5. Glenville State University
This poster outlines the approach to our research on science identity and quantitative skills. Our approach includes an established educational researcher to assure that our design, approach,...
BIOME 2021 QSSI Lightning talk
06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Undergraduate Research and Microbiology Science Community (µRAMS) lighning talk BIOME Institute 2021
03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Grace Borlee1, Traci Kinkel1, Ashley Kaye McGrew1, Katriana A Popichak1, Carolina Mehaffy1
Colorado State University
The uRAMS (undergraduate Research and Microbiology Science community) was created by faculty and researchers at Colorado State University as part of our engagement with the 2021 BIOME Institute....
Best Practices and Recommendations for Designing Activities for Highlighting Diverse Scientists Through Quantitative Skill Development
16 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristen Butela1, Sheela Vemu2, Pratima Jindal3
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Waubonsee Community College - 3. Waubonsee Community College
Poster on best practices to guide the design of quantitative skill-based learning activities that help create an inclusive environment. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.
QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020
24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Glee Buntz1, Joseph Esquibel2, Kristin Jenkins3, Vedham Karpakakunjaram4, Jillian Marie Miller5, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma6, Heather Seitz7, John Howard Starnes8
1. Central New Mexico Community College 2. University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison College 3. BioQUEST 4. Montgomery College 5. Roane State Community College 6. South Mountain Community College 7. Johnson County Community College 8. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
This is a poster presentation at the 2020 NABT Annual PD Conference. This poster describes the goals of QB@CC project, progress in the first year and an update on the upcoming events.
Movement: Nature's Flying Machines (Online)
25 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton
Central Michigan University
Adapted for online learning: In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and...
21 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1
1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.
13 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science
01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan Kelly
Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago
This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.
Movement: Nature's Flying Machines
23 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Blake Cahill1, Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and invertebrates.
Developing quantitative skills for ecological data: the effects of climate warming on phenological variation and species interactions
21 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jill Hamilton1, Zachary Tarble1
North Dakota State University
Students combine long-term observational data sets and experimental warming in an alpine meadow in Gothic, CO to test, evaluate, and interpret ecological data focusing on phenological variation and...
Interactive, online modules to enhance quantitative skills in biology students
15 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaci Thompson
University of Maryland
Session presentation on the need for enhancing quantitative proficiency through a series of interactive, web‐based modules at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Teaching Selection Mechanisms to 9th Graders using "Are You My Species?" Data Nugget
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Ising, Elizabeth H Schultheis1
Michigan State University, Data Nuggets
Teaching notes related to the use the of Data Nugget "Are You My Species?" to teach mechanisms of selection and quantitative skills in a 9th grade Biology classroom.
Winter Is Coming Data Nugget for AP Biology Big Ideas
This Data Nugget is a differentiated classroom resource focusing on how a plant species fitness is affected by different climates.
Winter Is Coming Data Nugget for AP Biology Big Idea 1