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  1. Vitamin C for Colds? Writing LETTERS to Synthesize and Communicate Results from Multiple Studies

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E. Furrow*1, Rebecca M. Price2, Aeisha Thomas3, Yue Yin4, Kelsie M. Bernot5

    1. University of California, Davis 2. University of Washington, Bothell 3. Crown College 4. University of Illinois at Chicago 5. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

    Interpreting experimental results is a key part of evidence-based reasoning. However, it is challenging for students to synthesize data from multiple sources to reach their own conclusions. As...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2665/?v=1

  2. Teaching students to read, interpret, and write about scientific research: A press release assignment in a large, lower-division class

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan K. Barker1, Eric W. Jandciu2, Robin E. Young*3

    1. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia 2. University of British Columbia 3. University of British Columbia - Vancouver and Okanagan campuses

    A central skill in any science discipline is the ability to read, understand, and discuss the primary literature of the discipline. However, teaching this skill presents unique challenges within...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2654/?v=1

  3. Kristen Lennon

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  4. Improving Civic and Scientific Literacy through Scaffolded Thematic Classroom Research Experiences

    07 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Davida Smyth

    Mercy College

    Poster on encouraging civic and scientific literacy presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/638/?v=2

  5. Improving Civic and Scientific Literacy through Scaffolded Thematic Classroom Research Experiences

    07 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Davida Smyth

    Mercy College

    Poster on encouraging civic and scientific literacy presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/638/?v=1

  6. Ellie Steinberg

    When I used to give talks on my PhD research, which involved both real and virtual pocket gophers, I realized the power of simulated systems – and a good natural history story – to help...

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