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01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Daniel Lauer1, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.
R Subsetting Tutorial
By Mary Kho1, Emily Weigel1
The students will practice manipulating data to add to or extract subsets of specific values, rows, columns, or subsets of data contained in existing data files.
Testing hypotheses about the role of wildfire in structuring avian communities
19 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lesley Bulluck
Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Environmental Studies
This module assesses the role of wildfire in the eastern US and its impact on bird communities using NEON bird survey data from pre- and post- a major wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National...
Data Analysis and Cancer
18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lynn Marie Diener
Mount Mary University
This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis...
Analyzing current and past climate data (Project EDDIE)
By Sarah Beth Cadieux
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue
Students analyze current and past temperature and CO2 data to relate current climate change to climate of the past 450,000 years.Objectives: Are global temperatures and CO2 levels rising? How are...
Seismology Lab (Project EDDIE)
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
OBJECTIVES: •Differentiate P-waves from S-waves•Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record•Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter•Use seismic waves to...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON
16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2
1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University
This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...
A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology
11 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi
Keene State College
A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology was curated and written entirely by students, and mostly edited by students at Keene State College that were enrolled in the course taught by Dr. Karen...
An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images
04 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amanda Fisher
Long Beach State University
In this module, students will be introduced to some biodiversity data resources and how to search for and download herbarium specimen images. They will be asked to think critically about the...
02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Matthew Zelisko1, Kimberly Anderson
University of Houston
TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.
Building creatures with the central dogma of biology
By Melissa Skyer
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes
Lesson VI - The Community Science Project
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University
Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage...
Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive
16 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Abby Kula1, Kristine Grayson2
1. Mount St. Mary’s University 2. University of Richmond
Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example
Earth Analytics in Python Course
01 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Wasser1, Jenny Palomino1, Chris Holdgraf2
1. Earth Lab - University of Colorado, Boulder 2. University of California, Berkeley
Earth analytics is an intermediate, multidisciplinary course that addresses major questions in Earth science and teaches students to use the analytical tools necessary to undertake exploration of...
Neochromosomes: Creating transcriptional units with yeast Golden Gate assembly
29 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eric Cooper
This resource is a series of protocols using the yeast Golden Gate (yGG) method as developed by Neta Agmon and Leslie Mitchell in Jef Boeke’s lab to assemble a functional yeast gene with...
28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
A Curious Display
By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9
1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University
Case study on genetically modified organisms
Intro videos and terminology for GMOs, Transcription, Translation
By Sandi Connelly
Rochester Institute Of Technology
Compiled resources around GMOs and protein production including vocabulary, animations, videos, and games
Gelin’: Gel Electrophoresis Simulation
24 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Beyond Benign
Students will understand how DNA is separated into a fingerprint by using a chromatography activity to simulate gel electrophoresis.