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
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...
Cutthroat trout in Colorado: A case study connecting evolution and conservation
30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sierra M Love Stowell1, Andrew P. Martin1
University of Colorado Boulder
Evaluation of evidence is a key process skill for the core competencies of applying the process of science and using quantitative reasoning. This case study enables upper-division biology students...
What is Speciation, How Does It Occur, and Why Is It Important for Conservation?
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lauren A. Genova1, Benjamin B. Johnson1, Frank R. Castelli1, Lina M. Arcila Hernández1, David A. Chang van Oordt1, Amelia-Juliette Demery1, Nicholas K. Fletcher1, Ellie M. Goud1, Katherine D. Holmes1, Jennifer L. Houtz1, Mia M. Howard1, Jonathan J. Hughes1, Kelsey H. Jensen1, Henry D. Kunerth1, Eugene P. Law1, Elizabeth Lombardi1, Anyi Mazo-Vargas1, Cait A. McDonald1, Cinnamon S. Mittan1, Thomas A. Ryan1, Allison M. Tracy1, Jennifer J. Uehling1, Amelia K. Weiss1, Michelle K. Smith1
Speciation provides a framework for classifying biodiversity on Earth and is a central concept in evolutionary biology. To help undergraduate students learn about speciation, we designed a...
An Introduction to Eukaryotic Genome Analysis in Non-model Species for Undergraduates: A tutorial from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching
27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Vincent P Buonaccorsi1, Dallas Hamlin1, Benjamin Fowler2, Cassandra Sullivan2, Alex Sickler3
1. Juniata College 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. GeneDX
Advances in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology have led to development of many research methods for analyzing genomic data. Students studying biology at the undergraduate level must hone...
Zachary David Blount
The tale of two fish: A case study on vicariance and allopatric speciation
26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Demian Alexander Willette
Loyola Marymount University
This mini-case study guides students through multiple lines of evidence that suggests the most likely sister species to the lake species Sardinella tawilis, the sister species being the marine fish...
Modifying HHMI Anole Resources: Using Image J to Quantify Ecomorphs and Tree-thinking to Explore Evolutionary Hypotheses
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
I recombined the HHMI resources to have the students perform the image analysis from Virtual Lab 1 in Image J and explore the evolutionary principles in the Lizard Phenology modules
Lizard Evolution Series Collection
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.
Understanding Evolutionary History: An Introduction to Tree Thinking
18 Dec 2015 |
Posted by Alison N Hale
19 Jun 2015 |
Posted by Arietta Fleming-Davies
As the Worm Turns - Case Study
19 Jun 2015 |
Posted by Ellen Wisner
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Not Just a Theory - The Utility of Mathematical Models in Evolutionary Biology
Citation | Article
Servedio, Maria R., Brandvain, Yaniv, Dhole, Sumit, Fitzpatrick, Courtney L., Goldberg, Emma E., Stern, Caitlin A., Van Cleve, Jeremy, Yeh, D. Justin, (2014), "Not Just a Theory - The Utility of Mathematical Models in Evolutionary Biology", 12, 12: December, (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002017)