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  1. Climate Change Module (Project EDDIE) for Introductory Statistics

    20 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessie Oehrlein

    Fitchburg State University

    Students practice and deepen their understanding of bivariate numerical data analysis (correlation, linear regression, etc.) through working with data related to climate change. Adapted from a...


  2. The Influence of Exotic Plant Invasion on Pollinator Abundance

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

    By Maxcy Nicole Hill

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This lesson introduces two global change factors, natural habitat loss and exotic plant invasion, and analyzes how these stressors impact the biodiversity and abundance of pollinator species....


  3. Charles Steven. Cahill Cahill


  4. Gender and Classroom Participation: A Case for Quantitative Analysis

    24 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Reimbay Reimbayev*

    Auburn University

    Teaching statistics to students using authentic research is one way to highlight the transferability and value of the material taught in the class. Below we describe an activity in Statistics for...


  5. Rachel Saidi


  6. Ecological Forecasting Repository of Online Educational Resources

    18 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alyssa Willson, Jody Peters1

    University of Notre Dame

    This pdf provides a list of over 100 educational resources related to tools and skills related to ecological forecasting.


  7. Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3

    1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College

    Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...


  8. Heather Newcomer


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  10. Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel

    02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1

    Everett Community College

    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...


  11. Student-Driven Design-and-Improve Modules to Explore the Effect of Plant Bioactive Compounds in Three Model Organisms

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

    By Iglika V. Pavlova

    University of North Carolina Greensboro

    Engaging and supporting introductory level students in authentic research experiences during required coursework is challenging. Plant bioactive compounds attract students' natural curiosity as...


  12. BioVEDA Curriculum: An Approach to Link Conceptual and Quantitative Understanding of Variation During Experimental Design and Data Analysis

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

    By Jessica Dewey†1, Jenna Hicks†1, Maxwell Kramer1, Anita Schuchardt*1

    University of Minnesota

    When performing a biological investigation, experts constantly cycle between conceptual and quantitative modes of thinking, integrating their understanding in both worlds to make decisions about...


  13. Learning to Pipet Correctly by Pipetting Incorrectly?

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

    By Stephanie F. Mel1, Melissa K. Micou1, Kshitij Gaur**1, David Lenh**1, Clifford Z. Liu**1, Stanley M. Lo*1

    University of California San Diego

    Beginning undergraduate students in biology need basic laboratory, data analysis, and science process skills to pursue more complex questions in course-based undergraduate research experiences...


  14. 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...


  15. A flexible, multi-week approach to plant biology - How will plants respond to higher levels of CO2?

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

    By Vanessa Muilenburg1, Katherine Supanich1, Stephen Scogin1, Thomas Bultman1, Jianhua Li1, Lori Hertel1, Kathy Winnett-Murray1

    Hope College

    To help introductory biology students understand how plants will respond to higher levels of CO2, we have created a multi-week module consisting of a series of four related laboratory lessons....


  16. Out of Your Seat and on Your Feet! An adaptable course-based research project in plant ecology for advanced students

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

    By Michael P. Fleming

    California State University, Stanislaus

    University capstone projects can offer science students a rich research experience that illustrates the process of doing scientific research, and can also help students better choose future...


  17. Teaching RNAseq at Undergraduate Institutions: A tutorial and R package from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

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

    By Mark Phillip Peterson1, Jacob T Malloy2, Vincent P Buonaccorsi2, James H Marden3

    1. Viterbo University 2. Juniata College 3. Pennsylvania State University

    Next-generation sequencing is radically changing the study of biology, but there are currently few resources aimed at teaching the required laboratory and data-analysis skills to undergraduate...


  18. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...


  19. Critical inquiry for inclusive teaching of statistics

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    Professional development workshop slides to help curate conversations in teaching statistics with a critical inquiry lens.


  20. Final Project for Calling Bull

    11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    This is the final project for the calling bull course & it is to find 3 pieces of misinformation/BS and debunk them. They have to re-do at least one visualization, use R in at least one debunking,...