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Investigative Case - "European Starlings and Woopeckers"
Developed for Lifelines Online by Arthur G. Nonhof. (www.bioquest.org/lifelines/)
An exploration into Niche Competition and Population Ecology

Resource Type: Activities: Assessments:Other Assessment Type, Peer Assessment, Assessments, Activities:Project
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning

Investigative Case - "The Sky is Falling"
Developed for Lifelines Online by Tiffany Davidson, Sharlonne Rollin, and Nicohl Shelton. (www.bioquest.org/lifelines/)
Students will generate maps of ozone concentrations, graph air quality indices, and propose solutions to problems with the ozone and air quality, specifically smog.

Resource Type: Activities: Assessments, Activities:Project
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning

The Wingra Marsh: A Purple Population Problem
Developed for Lifelines Online by Francie Rowe at Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin. (http://www.bioquest.org/lifeline/ (more info) )
Students author a presentation to the Grounds Management Committee of their school giving their recommendation for the control of the invasive species purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) on campus.

Resource Type: Activities: Assessments, Activities:Project
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning

Investigative Case: The Nancy Creek Challenge
Developed for Lifelines Online by J.Bland, S. Carter, S. Mattox, and T. McCrary (www.bioquest.org/lifleines/ (more info) )
Students examine a case study of fish kill in Nancy Creek and identify the environmental conditions that favor life in a fresh water ecosystem.

Resource Type: Activities: Assessments, Activities:Project
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning

Investigative Case - "Rio Grande Wildlife Refuge"
Developed for Lifelines Online by Wayne McMillan of Garden City Community College and Mark A. Storey of Texarkana College. (www.bioquest.org/lifelines (more info) )
As professional ecologists working for the fish and wildlife service, students must develop a plan to manage a new wildlife refuge along the Rio Grande River. The fish and wildlife service plans to connect forest islands along the river, which will become not only a new refuge but also a "wildlife corridor."

Resource Type: Activities: Assessments, Activities:Project
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning

Investigative Case - Living in an Alkaline Environment
Developed by Monica Bruckner, Montana State University, based on the Living in an Alkaline Environment Activity by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory.
Living in an Alkaline Environment is a three-part interactive activity that explores the ecology and diversity of life in alkaline environments.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity, Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving

Plate Tectonics Jigsaw
Anne Egger, Central Washington University
Students participate in a jigsaw activity to learn about types of plate boundaries, becoming an expert in one of five global datasets - earthquakes, volcanoes, seafloor age, topography, and gravity - and then ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Other, Problem Solving:Jigsaw

Petroleum Use Jigsaw Activity/Homework
Wendy Calvin, University of Nevada-Reno
Students get one of 3 homework assignments. They then gather in groups, one that has completed each homework to answer questions as a group. The exercises estimate current oil usage, reserves, and amounts available ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Activities:Problem Set
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Jigsaw, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving

RNA processing and northern blot technique problem
Debby Walser-Kuntz; Sarah Deel, Carleton College
Students are given a figure from a journal article of a northern blot, and are asked to interpret the results, demonstrating an understanding of both the northern blot technique and RNA processing in eukaryotic cells.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Coached Problem Solving

Gleevec and the cell cycle problem
Debby Walser-Kuntz
Students are given a problem about a relatively new treatment for cancer, Gleevec, and asked to apply and synthesize what they have learned about cell signaling and the eukaryotic cell cycle to explain why this targeted treatment works to prevent cell division with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapeutic agents.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Coached Problem Solving




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