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Go to <i>Aiptasia pallida</i> as a Model for Coral Reef Bleaching
Aiptasia pallida as a Model for Coral Reef Bleaching
Using Aiptasia pallida, the tropical pale sea anemone, students can study coral reef bleaching by measuring the effects of various environmental factors on zooxanthellae, photosynthetic symbiot...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-31/v31reprint.php?ch=24
Go to <i>Fundulus</i> Melanophores: from Physiology to Cell Biology
Fundulus Melanophores: from Physiology to Cell Biology
Background color adaptation in poikilotherms is a great subject for investigative physiology course. The physiological color change is relatively fast and reversible. Moreover, the control mechanisms ...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-32/v32reprint.php?ch=20
Go to A Case Study on the Metabolic Disease Phenylketonuria: A Tool Used to Introduce Students to the Role of Genetics and Molecular Biology in the Development of Disease
A Case Study on the Metabolic Disease Phenylketonuria: A Tool Used to Introduce Students to the Role of Genetics and Molecular Biology in the Development of Disease
A two part case study was developed in order to teach students in an introductory biology lab about the role of molecular biology and genetics in disease. In this case study, the disease Phenylketonur...
http://www.ableweb.org/members/v31reprint.php?ch=53
Go to A Scenario-Based Study of Root Tip Mitosis
A Scenario-Based Study of Root Tip Mitosis
This workshop presents a scenario-based method of introducing students to the cell cycle. In the scenario, students are presented with a crop that might be affected by a soil fungus that secretes a le...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-31/v31reprint.php?ch=4
Go to Adopting Writing Intensive Strategies to Teach Biology in Laboratory Environments
Adopting Writing Intensive Strategies to Teach Biology in Laboratory Environments
Instructors are often averse to employing writing for learning and assessment due to the time it takes to create and grade effective writing assignments. Writing Intensive Program (WIP) guidelines aim...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-31/v31reprint.php?ch=17
Go to An Examination of the Influence of Diet on the Growth,Development and Survival of <i>Manduca sexta</i>
An Examination of the Influence of Diet on the Growth,Development and Survival of Manduca sexta
In this multi-week lab, students are asked to design and implement an experiment to investigate how nutrition influences the growth, development and survival of Manduca sexta.
http://www.ableweb.org/members/v31reprint.php?ch=44
Go to Calibrated Peer Review: Use of Open-Ended versus Scaffolded Evaluations
Calibrated Peer Review: Use of Open-Ended versus Scaffolded Evaluations
Students in a large introductory biology class peer reviewed each other's lab reports using the Calibrated Peer Review (CPR)TM website (http://cpr.molsci.ucla.edu). Half of the students use...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-31/v31reprint.php?ch=51
Go to Case Studies in Peer-Facilitated Workshops
Case Studies in Peer-Facilitated Workshops
With support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Undergraduate Science Education Program and from New Mexico State University, we have modified the structure of our introductory biology course....
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-31/v31reprint.php?ch=32
Go to Climate Change and Sustainability Lab Projects
Climate Change and Sustainability Lab Projects
Global climate change, exacerbated by anthropogenic effects, is well documented and has serious implications for the future of the planet. Educating university students in sustainability practices thr...
http://www.ableweb.org/members/v31reprint.php?ch=57
Go to Competition - Why Are
Competition - Why Are "Weeds" So Successful?
The students engaged in this exercise, designed for non-majors and first-semester environmental science students, have often had very little lab experience. This exercise looks at plant competition in...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-31/v31reprint.php?ch=14
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