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Finch Evolution Collection
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
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.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 5: Histogram
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Generate a histogram using a variety of methods.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 4: t-Test
Calculate t-values and perform t-tests using built-in functions.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 3 - Column Graphs, Error Bars, and Standard Error of the Mean
Generate a column or bar graph with standard error bars.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 2 - Autofill Data, Cell References, and Standard Deviation
Generate a table with autofill, and use absolute cell reference to calculate variance and standard deviation.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series
This series of self-paced tutorials show how to analyze data using a spreadsheet program.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1 -- Formulae, Functions, and Averages | HHMI BioInteractive
This introduction to spreadsheet programs describes the basic organization of a worksheet, how to organize and format your data, how to perform simple mathematical calculations, how to use built-in...