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Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them
20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Kathryn Green2
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. North Carolina Sate University
5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.
Ferns are Everywhere
09 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Claudia Neuhauser
University of Houston
Using spatial fern population data in hypothesis testing
Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma
01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kate S Boersma
University of San Diego
Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.
Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)
By Heather McGray
San Diego City College
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
Figure of the Week: Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Version
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Prairie
Adaptation of Figure of the Day activity used on a weekly basis in an environmental data analysis/statistics course.
Finding Selection in All the Right Places
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Juliet F. K. Noor, Mohamed A. F. Noor
Lab introducing students to evolutionary genetics using bioinformatics and biocuration, published as GSA Learning Resource
Frayer model growth mindset
A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.
Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation
11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nancy Cowden
This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...
Genes and Civil Liberties
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Philip L. Bereano
University of Washington, Seattle
This lesson focuses on examining civil liberties issues as they relate to genetic research. Students can choose to represent an organization, real or fictional, that will report to a task force on...
Geoscience Methods and Resources for K-5 Pre-Education Majors
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic...
Getting students to reason with data: QUBES tools and teaching resources built for introductory biology
21 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Workshop presented at the 2019 Biology Learning Community Conference
Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century
19 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Louise Mead
BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century," authored by Daniel R. Taub and Gillian S. Graham in 2011.
05 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Biardi
This module was used as an introduction to the science of climate change, with the goal of detecting trends in temperature change providing motivation for later course material on climate...
Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis
23 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yen-Chu Weng
University of Washington
Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a...
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...
Growth Mindset teacher notes_Highlander
31 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hannah Callender Highlander
University of Portland
Highlander's teaching notes
Have fish assemblages recovered from the legacy of acid rain?
By Christine May1, Patrick Harmon1
James Madison University
This module provides a framework for upper-level ecology students to learn about limiting factors for stream fish diversity, using data from Shenandoah National Park and gaining skills in...
Helpful Guides and Information
Guides for mentoring successful research in applied mathematics with undergraduate students
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Helping teachers and students learn with research data: The role of a scientific gateway for education
17 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Presentation at the Cary Institute, April 5, 2018
Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches
By Kelsey Metzger
University of Minnesota, Rochester
In this four- part guided activity, students will learn about the structure and function of human autosomal and sex chromosomes, view and interpret gene maps, and gain familiarity with basic...