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A Little Off The Top: The Effects Of Mountiantop Removal Mining On Salamanders
11 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brian Tyler Dagliano
This lesson will provide an explanation of mountaintop removal mining, and potential harms associated with it. Then the lesson will move into a statistical analysis of salamanders living in streams...
Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE) - adaptation focused on Part A and B
10 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Strimaitis Grinath
This adaptation explores the questions: Based on observations of bumblebee phenology, are bumblebees in the western United States behaving differently from 2011 to 2019? What climate variables may...
Exploring global reef health and human population using correlation and simple linear regression
By David Sale
Virginia Commonwealth University
In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between reef cover and human disturbance. Students will manipulate a large dataset and perform normality tests, data transformations,...
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: The Biocultural Labels Initiative
03 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jane Anderson1, Maui Hudson2
1. New York University 2. University of Waikato
The Biocultural (BC) Labels initiative is focused on accurate provenance, transparency and integrity in research engagements with Indigenous communities. ...
Collections Education Coffee Break Series Episode One: What Can We Learn From an Insect Specimen Label?
26 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By M. Anne Basham
Biodiversity Outreach Network
In the first episode of the Collections Education Coffee Break Series we speak with Anne Basham from SCAN and the Biodiversity Outreach Network. ...
Science of Sorting
22 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia Robinson1, Margaret t Liechty2, Ashley Kramer3
1. Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University 2. Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education, Hefner Museum of Natural History,Miami University 3. Cecilia Berg Center of Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University
Children possess an innate curiosity about the natural world. This Discovery Trunk explores the topic of sorting, or classification, in the study of life science.
Hewlett Foundation - Bates Final Evaluation Report 2021
20 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Taylor
Taylor, Robin Terrell dba RTRES Consulting
Evaluation findings of Hewlett Foundation award to Bates College
Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types
15 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3
1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College
This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.
Highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation Grant Award to Bates College (February 2021)
13 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
End-of grant highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation grant award to Bates College: Supporting more equitable and sustainable open education across STEM
Study Findings to Understand Students' Perceptions of OEP/OER
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationships for students’ perceptions of OER, efficacy of course constructs, course achievement, and demographic characteristics.
2019 EDSIN Conference Proceedings
02 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alycia Crall1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Wendy Gram, Shobhana Gupta, AJ Lauer3, Lea Shanley, Sarah A Stone4, Bonnie Swan5, Elizabeth Sudduth6, Kaitlin Stack Whitney7, Kamuela Yong8
1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. Unity College 3. National Center for Atmospheric Research 4. eScience Institute - University of Washington 5. University of Central Florida 6. Georgia Gwinnett College 7. Rochester Institute of Technology 8. University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Bringing Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion in Data Science to the Ecological and Environmental Sciences, was a 3-day conference hosted at the UCAR's Center Green in Boulder, Colorado, April...
UDL Guidelines Workbook
31 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program 2. University of Pittsburgh
A tool for analyzing a resource's alignment to CAST's Universal Design for Learning Guidelines
SCORE/Hewlett Mini grant celebration - Feb 2, 2021 - YouTube
25 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Michelle Smith2, Amee Evans Godwin3, Cynthia Jimes3, Erin Vinson4, Brian Winkel5, Ben Galluzzo6
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. Cornell University 3. ISKME 4. University of Maine 5. SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations 6. Clarkson University
This is a recording of the presentations of results and lesson learned and panel discussion by recipients of the SCORE Network Collaborative Pilot Projects Program - Feb 2, 2021.
Food, Energy and Water Learning Modules (FEWLM) Workbooks
19 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Porche L. Spence1, Tonya Maria Gerald-Goins2, Greg Goins3
1. North Carolina A&T State University; North Carolina Central University 2. North Carolina Central University 3. North Carolina A&T State University
FEWLM is a low-cost inquiry-based interdisciplinary STEM prototypical curriculum built on Next Generation Science Standards, systems thinking and informed engineering design pedagogy.
Designing an Anti-Racist Syllabus
08 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community Education1, Ana Almeida1, Kim Geron1, Pascale S. Guiton1, Nina Haft1, Marlin Halim1, Eve Higby1, Michael Lee1, ZáNean McClain1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) developed a workshop to help faculty at California State University East Bay redesign their syllabi to incorporate anti-racist pedagogical practices.
Open Science and Education Practices Ontology
01 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi1, Ellen Bledsoe2
1. Keene State College 2. University of Florida
Definitions and references for the Open Science and Education Practices tagging ontology
Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs
26 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adam Marschall Jaros1, Adronisha Frazier2, Beth Alford2, Brandy Williams2
1. Lansing Community College 2. Northshore Technical Community College
In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...
Resource list for inclusive teaching in STEM (HHMI)
25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College and QUBES
A resource collection created for HHMI BioInteractive to guide the development of teaching resources aligned with principles of equity and inclusion.
Thinking About Graduate School in Biology: Our Tips for Success
By Catherine Early1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, Sorilis Ruiz-Escobar4
1. Science Museum of Minnesota 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. University of Florida/ Florida Museum
As part of the iDigTrio 2020 Biological Conference and Fair we created this document to supplement our workshop on "Applying for Graduate school". This is a compilation drawing from the four...
20 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olivia Jenkins
University of Pittsburgh