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Visits to the writing center and office hours provide students structured reflection and low-stakes feedback on scientific writing in an Introductory Biology course
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yolanda M. Brooks*
St. Joseph's College of Maine and SUNY-Oswego
Effective written communication of scientific concepts is a critical, but difficult skill for undergraduate STEM majors to acquire. Oftentimes, the grades of lab reports are negatively impacted by...
Oyster Restoration Success and Water Quality in the James and Rappahannock Rivers of Virginia
12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julia L. Josephs
This QUBES lesson uses statistical analysis to test whether or not oyster restoration sites in Virginia are successfully increasing the number of oysters and whether or not water quality is...
Emilie K Stander
Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Climate Change
16 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elli Bosch1, Kaycee Faunce1, Amanda Thompson
Virginia Commonwealth University
This learning module was designed to introduce students to the aquatic nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, their roles in ecosystem function and nutrient pollution, and what impacts climate change...