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Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
A lesson that uses real rock pocket mouse data collected by Dr. Michael Nachman and his colleagues to illustrate the Hardy-Weinberg principle.
Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students
21 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Marcia Hesser
Kennesaw State University
Active learning resource for pre-Nursing anatomy and physiology lecture explaining antigen presentation to CTLs and how the CTLs recognize and destroy the pathogen using Biointeractive animations...
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
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.
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...
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....
Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment
01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop...
Data Analysis and Cancer
18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lynn Marie Diener
Mount Mary University
This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis...
Drug screening and cancer resistance: EGFR Activity
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Electrical Activity of Neurons
This tutorial describes how neurons generate action potentials, and how scientists measure neuronal activity and record the firing of individual neurons.
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
Geoscience Methods and Resources for K-5 Pre-Education Majors
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic...
Lizard Evolution Series Collection
The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.
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.
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.
Natural Selection in Humans
This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.
Redox Chemistry and Coral Bleaching
University of Florida
Mapping coral bleaching using NOAA data to set the stage for reviewing redox chemistry concepts
Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ
09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo
University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras
En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...
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...