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  1. Angela van Doorn


  2. 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...


  3. Chilling in the Cold: Using Thermal Acclimation to Demonstrate Phenotypic Plasticity in Animals

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

    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...


  4. 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...


  5. 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...


  6. 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...


  7. Roberta Hayes


  8. Rachel Hoang


  9. 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.


  10. Avida-ED

    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.


  11. 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.


  12. Using HHMI BioInteractive modules to link global warming, ocean acidification and coral reef health

    Collections | 19 Jan 2017 | Posted by Alice Tarun


  13. How the Scientific Method Works

    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...