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  1. Sexual Dimorphism CURE: Exploring Melanized Wing Patterns of Pieridae Butterflies

    18 Aug 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Paula A Trillo1, Elissa Suphapun Sorojsrisom2, Carly N. Jordan3, Janice L. Krumm4

    1. Gettysburg College 2. Columbia University 3. George Washington University 4. Widener University

    Teach a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) using digitized natural history collections data to test hypotheses on sexually dimorphic wing melanization patterns of Pieris rapae...


  2. Escape Zoom!: Reviewing Introductory Evolution Content Using an Escape Room Format

    11 Jul 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley B. Heim*1, Michelle K. Smith1

    Cornell University

    Reviewing and integrating key concepts and learning goals at the end of a biology course can be overwhelming to students and instructors alike. Often end-of-term review sessions in preparation for...


  3. A Modeling Exercise in Sexual Selection using a Student-Created Bird Species

    06 Jul 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley B. Heim*1, Anna Freundlich2, Emily A. Holt2

    1. Cornell University and University of Northern Colorado 2. University of Northern Colorado

    Evolution-centered lessons at the undergraduate level can often be jargon-heavy, propagate misconceptions if taught ineffectively, and be uninteresting to students who may not see the relevancy of...


  4. Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds

    09 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Northcutt

    Mercer University

    Teaching Notes on the Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds


  5. Gustavo Requena Santos

    I grew up in Southeastern Brazil, inspired by nature on my grandparents’ farm and summer camps in the local zoo. My passion for nature motivated me to become a field biologist and led me to a...


  6. Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds

    12 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Phil Gibson

    University of Oklahoma

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case focuses on sexual selection in widowbirds.


  7. Mercedes M Burns


  8. Teaching Selection Mechanisms to 9th Graders using "Are You My Species?" Data Nugget

    15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrew Ising, Elizabeth H Schultheis1

    Michigan State University, Data Nuggets

    Teaching notes related to the use the of Data Nugget "Are You My Species?" to teach mechanisms of selection and quantitative skills in a 9th grade Biology classroom.