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Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests: Learning How Plants Move Around
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sunshine Liberty Brosi
Frostburg State University
This module focuses on the dispersal of seeds from trees in fragmented tropical forests. Students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to...
Closing the Gap in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Life Cycle with HHMI BioInteractive Resources
13 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
This poster was presented at the HHMI BioInteractive Educator Professional Development Conference in 2018. It details the HHMI BioInteractive site on QUBES and the resources published by educators...
Bioimage Informatics Activity
26 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Julian
Univ of Florida
Students use basic bioimage informatics techniques to acquire quantitative data from images of cultured cells and test a hypothesis about the effect of a genetic mutation on cellular phenotypes
Redox Chemistry and Coral Bleaching
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
University of Florida
Mapping coral bleaching using NOAA data to set the stage for reviewing redox chemistry concepts
Drug screening and cancer resistance: EGFR Activity
By Holly Basta
Rock Mountain College
This activity explores a specific gene (egfr) and its role in cancer. EGFR was introduced with the Gene Card Activities, researched throughout the semester, and then authentic image data of...
Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests - implementation at a small, Primarily Undergraduate Institution
06 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maryann Adel Borsick Herman1, HHMI BioInteractive
St. John Fisher College
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.
Seed Dispersal, Mutualisms, and Communities
11 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jenny Hazlehurst1, HHMI BioInteractive
University of California Riverside
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to understanding the evolution of mutualisms, and how mutualistic...
Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests
25 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Petrovicheva1, HHMI BioInteractive, Jessica Joyner2
1. Brooklyn college 2. CUNY Brooklyn College
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area. This was applied through the lens of...
26 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
Finch Evolution Collection
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Over the past four decades, biologists Rosemary and Peter Grant have documented the evolution of the famous Galápagos finches
Natural Selection and Galápagos Finches
By Liesl McCormick
A worksheet and accompanying data set that guides students through making and interpreting frequency distributions, selection differentials, and fitness functions.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology
By Aylin Marz
Norfolk State University
Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.
Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student...
Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics
A lesson that requires students to work through a series of questions pertaining to the genetics of sickle cell disease and its relationship to malaria.
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
A lesson that uses real rock pocket mouse data collected by Dr. Michael Nachman and his colleagues to illustrate the Hardy-Weinberg principle.
Cancer Discovery Activities
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
These two hands-on activities are based on a Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2013 Holiday Lectures on Science video (http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/cancer-genetic-disease-video-highlights)...
Cell Division and Cancer Risk Data Point
Cancer is typically attributed to hereditary and environmental factors, but these only explain a fraction of overall cancer risk. This activity explores a third factor.
Coral Bleaching Mapping Activity
This is a classroom activity in which students use authentic data to assess the threat of coral bleaching around the world. It supports the 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science video featuring Dr....
Lizard Evolution Series Collection
The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.
Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa Study Coral Reef Damage in American Samoa
Field research on coral bleaching suggests possibilities for saving threatened reefs.