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Generating Biological Hypotheses in a "Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience"(CURE) Course
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Priyanjali Ghosh
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Hypotheses are often incorrectly defined as educated guesses or if/then statements. Further confusion arises from the fact that not all disciplines define hypotheses similarly. The difficulty in...
Chilling in the Cold: Using Thermal Acclimation to Demonstrate Phenotypic Plasticity in Animals
By Leslie J. Potts*1, Mark J. Garcia1, Nicholas M. Teets1
University of Kentucky
The lesson plan described here provides students hands-on, scientific experiences that relate to the globally important issue of climate change and its impacts on animals. Students use the...
Dynamic Daphnia: An inquiry-based research experience in ecology that teaches the scientific process to first-year biologists
28 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alyssa Mae Gleichsner1, Shannon R. Butler2, Catherine L. Searle3
1. State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh 2. University of California, San Diego 3. Purdue University
This authentic research experience lesson teaches the core concept of systems and the competencies of quantitative reasoning, communication, and the ability to apply science. The research is...
Knowing your own: A classroom case study using the scientific method to investigate how birds learn to recognize their offspring
27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Joanna Kay Hubbard1, Daizaburo Shizuka1, Brian A Couch1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Understanding the scientific method provides students with a necessary foundation for careers in science-related fields. Moreover, students can apply scientific inquiry skills in many aspects of...
Analysis of Amylase Activity
24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2
1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
Biological Diversity in Wetlands: Applying the Scientific Method
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Orissa Moulton
Texas A & M University Galveston
An introduction to the Scientific Method for Introductory Biology students using plant and animal richness and environmental data from ephemeral ponds and permanent wetlands.
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert T Pennock1, Diane Blackwood1
Michigan State University
Avida-ED is an award-winning educational application developed at Michigan State University for undergraduate biology courses to help students learn about evolution and scientific method.
How the Scientific Method Works
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Charles Bryant
An episode dedicated to learning about how we explore our world using the scientific method.
Using HHMI BioInteractive modules to link global warming, ocean acidification and coral reef health
19 Jan 2017 |
Posted by Alice Tarun
How the Scientific Method Works
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06 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Charles (Chuck) Bryant, Josh Clark
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/827It evolved over centuries to become the gold standard for conducting scientific inquiry. Yet many people - including some scientists – don’t fully understand...