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Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin
19 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Barbara Murdoch
Eastern Connecticut State University
This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of...
13 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1
1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.
Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Recent Activities
11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Morgan
The College of Wooster
Presentation on NIBLSE at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally
10 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Sughrue Etter
Cape Cod Community College
TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?
Measuring Success for Collections: Educational Products and Outcomes
07 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Debra Linton1, Lisa White, Natalie Douglas, Shari Ellis, Sam S Donovan4
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio 4. University of Pittsburgh
Presentation at the 34th Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Prairie
University of San Diego
Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.
Figure of the Week: Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Version
Adaptation of Figure of the Day activity used on a weekly basis in an environmental data analysis/statistics course.
Growth Mindset Prompt
By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jennifer Prairie2
1. QUBES; Radford University 2. University of San Diego
Before giving an introduction to growth mindset, these prompts can be given to students so they can brainstorm activities they associate with long hours of practice (growth mindset) vs. natural...
Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics
By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3
1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries
This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...
03 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Dierker
E-book in .pdf format and customizable .iba format
Investigating Primary Productivity
By Heather Olins
In this 3-part investigation, students discuss, make predictions, and work with data about global scale net primary productivity.
The ml4bio Workshop: Machine Learning Literacy for Biologists
02 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Fangzhou Mu1, Chris Magnano1, Debora Treu2, Anthony Gitter1
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. Morgridge Institute for Research
Presentation on machine learning literacy for biologists at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma
01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kate S Boersma
Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.
Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma
Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.
Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes - Boersma
Teaching notes from my use of BIOMAAP Growth Mindset teaching materials in my 300 level Ecology class for majors.
Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science
By Megan Kelly
Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago
This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.
Introduction to Growth Mindset
By Heather McGray
San Diego City College
This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability through effort
Frayer model growth mindset
A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.
Reflective Writing Prompt
This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice.
Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.