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Team microBIOME Fall 2020 - DIY microbiome analysis
25 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth1, Alice Tarun2, Christine Girtain3, Melanie Lenahan4, Maira Goytia, Khuanchivin Geena Sompanya5, Theodore Muth6
1. The New School 2. Alfred State College 3. Toms River Regional School NJ 4. Raritan Valley Community College 5. CUNY 6. CUNY Brooklyn College
This is our final team report for this year's BIOME Institute 2020. Learn about what we got up to and what we're planning for Spring 2021. If you want more information on REMNet go...
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.
Assessment of CUREs BIOME Institute 2020 Report Out
19 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mentewab Ayalew1, Holly Basta2, John Howard Starnes3, Mark Osterlund4, Emily Ward4, Marcie Warner5, Molly Phillips6
1. Spelman College 2. Rock Mountain College 3. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 4. Rocky Mountain College 5. University of Pittsburgh 6. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
This is a video summary of the progress to date and individual plans for the Assessment of CUREs Working Group as part of 2020 BIOME Institute. ...
Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide
By Alexis E Hunter, Michele Williams, Terrell R Morton1, Imari Deon Bramlett2, Auden Conyers2
1. University of Missouri - Columbia 2. University of Missouri
The Re-Envisioning Culture Network Syllabus aims to honor Black identity and culture while acknowledging the barriers that Black undergraduate students face through definitions, art, storytelling,...
Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data
07 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Katie Pearson
Cal Poly State University
This short video and assessment explain why we as scientists should cite our data sources and how we can do this for sources of biodiversity specimen data.
Transforming your CUREs with SENCER
12 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth
The New School
Presentation on Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities given as part of the 2020 BioQUEST & QUBES BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity.
SPLINE Post-Survey Findings
02 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
Summary of findings for SPLINE program participants Pre to Post
Findings from S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey
Summary of findings of the Summer 2020 S-JEDI Learning Community Post-Survey
Attract or Defend? Secondary Compounds among tissues in two species of Lupine (Fabaceae)
27 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebecca Penny Humphrey
This plant-biology data analysis module compares concentrations of defensive alkaloid compounds among tissue types in two species of the flowering-plant Lupine (Fabaceae). Students practice with...
Connecting Viral Pandemics to Ecological Population Growth Models
16 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Parks Collins1, Paul Strode2
1. Mitchell Community College 2. Howard Hughes Medical Institute
In this activity students use the HHMI Population Growth Models interactive to explore R0 for diseases and discuss the importance of connecting population ecology to current events like the...
Anti-Racist Educator's Starting Guides
10 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community1, Nicole Sumner1, christina Chin-Newman1, Nina Haft1, Jessika Murphy1, Shannon Coskran1, Michael Lee1, Ian Pollock1, Nazzy Pakpour1, Pascale Guiton1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) has worked diligently to create the attached anti-racist starting guides for our faculty and staff at CSUEB and on other higherEd campuses.
Building Community-Based Approaches to Systemic Reform in Mathematical Biology Education
03 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olcay Akman1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Dan Hrozencik3, Kristin Jenkins4, Kaci Thompson5
1. Illinois State University 2. Bates College and QUBES 3. Chicago State University 4. BioQUEST 5. University of Maryland
This is an open access article from Bulletins in Math Bio.
02 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community1, Nicole Sumner1, christina Chin-Newman1, Nina Haft1, Shannon Coskran1, Michael Lee1, Ian Pollock1, Nazzy Pakpour1, Pascale Guiton1
Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges: Building a Community of Biology and Math Faculty to Develop and Disseminate Open Educational Resources
31 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Vedham Karpakakunjaram1, Kristin Jenkins2
1. Montgomery College 2. BioQUEST
This is a poster presented at the SABER West 2020 conference. We introduced the grant's goals and objectives, described the leadership team and disseminated the information about the first network...
Examining the Physiology Behind the Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance
28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melissa Haswell
This is a set of extension questions for the HHMI short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes Video Activity.
Nature’s Flying Machines: The Evolutionary Relationship of Avian Form & Function
In this series of activities, birds will be used as the model organism. The modules examine the connections between body form and function over time by investigating the relationship between avian...
Ethics in Synthetic Biology
By Lisa Scheifele1, Fran Sandmeier
Loyola University Maryland
This collection of five activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning Recording
14 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hayley Orndorf1, Andrew Osborne Hasley2
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. BioQuest
Video recordings (with captions), transcript, and chat for the STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Episode One
By Bryan Dewsbury1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Molly Phillips3, Anna Monfils4
1. University of Rhode Island 2. Bates College and QUBES 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. Central Michigan University
Episode One is a conversation with Bryan Dewsbury (University of Rhode Island) one of the authors of the CBE-LSE Inclusive Pedagogy guide.
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Episode 3
By Kelisa Wing
Department of Defense Education Activity
Episode 3 builds from Kelisa Wing's recent blog post calling for educators to hold themselves accountable for dismantling racial oppression.