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Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom
26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley
Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus
16 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Tapprich
University of Nebraska-Omaha
This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...
Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them
20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Kathryn Green2
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. North Carolina Sate University
5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.
Species Range Over Space and Time
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.
Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ
07 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gary Laverty1, Thomas John Peters2, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo3, Denise Levin Signorelli4, Saumya Ramanathan
1. University of Delaware 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras 4. College of Southern Nevada
Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components...
Introduction to Python for Data Science Course
05 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials
Free Introduction to Python for Data Science Course at DataCamp
Introduction to R Course
Free Introduction to R Course at DataCamp
Tools of Seeing
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelly O'Donnell
This video really focuses on having a sense of scale, a Number Sense skill. We talk to astronomers, biologists, and geologists about how they use tools to enhance their sight and how this allows...
This video explores what artificial intelligence is and features people who work on different aspects of intelligence. How do we make machines that think like humans? How can we tell when we’ve...
24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This video describes the field of urban ecology and features scientists who use the city as their field site.
What is Science?
This video has a philosophical focus and explores the nature of science. We’ll hear about how science is both a body of knowledge and a process. Peer review and confirmation bias will also be covered.
The Science Senses
This video introduces the common thread that runs through the Science Forward course: Sciences Sense.