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Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Libby Ellwood1, Austin Mast2
1. iDigBio 2. Florida State University
The objectives of this exercise are to familiarize you with the information content of biodiversity specimens and their labels, the breadth of that information across geographic space and/or time.
Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections
18 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Erica Krimmel, Debra Linton1, Travis Marsico2, Ashley Morris3, Brad Ruhfel4
1. Central Michigan University 2. Arkansas State University 3. Middle Tennessee State University 4. University of Michigan
This educational module utilizes the traditional plant collection experience to engage students with biodiversity data protocols and resources available in our information-rich digital age.
Exploring Data with BISON
14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erica Krimmel
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.
An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Joseph Cook4
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio 4. University of New Mexico
Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE
NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection
13 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hayley Orndorf
University of Pittsburgh
Collection of bioinformatics hosted at NIBLSE
Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity
12 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna M. McKee1, Gary T. Green2, John C. Maerz2
1. U.S. Geological Survey South Atlantic Water Science Center 2. The University of Georgia
TIEE Module- This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level course for natural resources majors. Classes of 20 – 30 students work best for the activity.
Investigating the Ecology of West Nile Virus in the United States
By Barbara J. Abraham1, Josephine Rodriguez2
1. Hampton University 2. The University of Virginia's College at Wise
TIEE Module- How do biotic and abiotic environmental factors explain the historic, present, and future prevalence and range of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the US?
Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally
By Amelia Nuding1, Stephanie Hampton2
1. National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2. National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara
TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?
A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!
28 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5
1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University
This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.
RAY Conservation Diversity Fellowship
28 Feb 2019 |
Posted by Kimberly Diep
Developing Quantitative Skills Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources
26 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robin Bulleri1, Kristine Grayson2, Melissa Csikari3
1. Carrboro High School 2. University of Richmond 3. Howard Hughes Medical Institute
A workshop on using HHMI BioInteractive data activities to teach science content and quantitative skills
24 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools
22 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1
1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University
Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...
Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST
21 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University
Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the Scatchard equation in the context of understanding antigen binding and the properties of antigens. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Body Size Constraints in Xylem Feeding Insects: Allometric Relationships
This module introduces body size constraints of xylem-feeding insects in the context of understanding allometric relationships. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
This module introduces Fick's principle in the context of understanding the cardiac output. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Cell Aggregation and Sphere Packing
This module introduces the calculation of packing density in the context of understanding cell aggregation and arrangement. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Cell Division and the Presence of a Growth Factor
This module introduces exponential growth, the Michaelis-Menten, and Lineweaver-Burk equations in the context of understanding how growth factors influence cell division. It is intended for an...
This module introduces the probability of cell and molecule collisions in the context of understanding chemoreception. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.