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Using “Diet and the Evolution of Salivary Amylase” to explore pivot tables, graphing, and basic statistics in Google Sheets

This adaptation was used to help non-majors (first year, second semester) students gain familiarity with Google Sheets and learn new quantitative skills using a data set illustrating an engaging and personally relevant biological phenomenon.
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Evolution
  • Data-Based Activity
  • Worksheet
  • High School — General
  • High School — AP/IB
  • College
Modification of Diet and the Evolution of Salivary Amylase by BioInteractive

Bubble Survivorship Curves

A highly engaging kinethetic modeling activity designed to generate survivorship data for a 'soap bubble' model organism population to be used for graphical analyses.
  • Ecology
  • Game/Card Activity
  • Lab/Demo
  • High School — General
  • High School — AP/IB
Connected to Population Dynamics by BioInteractive

Exploring Lizards Phylogenies With Storyboards - Original Activity Explored Phylogenies With DNA Sequences - Modification Simplifies This Activity To Explore Student Misconceptions

Students will group lizard cards based the visible traits. Afterwards, students can consider whose diagram is correct. Lastly, they storyboard how they think the lizard populations change in response to a disturbance. This helps elicit student ideas.
  • Evolution
  • Discussion Activity
  • Game/Card Activity
  • Worksheet
  • High School — General
Modification of Using DNA to Explore Lizard Phylogeny by BioInteractive

Mystery Biomes: Where in the world is Howie?

Under the context of an intergalactic space exploration voyage, students use a series of case studies to identify the biome described by the explorer in his field notebook.
  • Environmental Science
  • Earth Science
  • Assessment
  • Case Study
  • Data-Based Activity
  • High School — General
  • High School — AP/IB
  • College
Connected to by BioInteractive

Using the "Tagging Bumble Bees to Study Their Movements" video to Introduce and Scaffold Scientific Practices

This activity provides questions for the video "Tagging Bumble Bees to Study Their Movements" to foster student recognition of science practices, which they will build upon in a lab following the video.
  • Ecology
  • Scientific Skills & Literacy
  • Lab/Demo
  • Worksheet
  • High School — General
  • High School — AP/IB
  • College
Connected to Tagging Bumble Bees to Study Their Movements by BioInteractive