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Teaching the Biological Relevance of Chemical Kinetics Using ColdBlooded Animal Biology
Learning ObjectivesStudents will be able to: Predict the effect of reaction temperature on the rate of a chemical reaction
 Interpret a graph plotted between rate of a chemical reaction and temperature
 Discuss chemical kinetics utilizing case studies of coldblooded animals

Knowing your own: A classroom case study using the scientific method to investigate how birds learn to recognize their...
Learning Objectives Students will be able to identify and describe the steps of the scientific method.
 Students will be able to develop hypotheses and predictions.
 Students will be able to construct and interpret bar graphs based on data and predictions.
 Students will be able to draw conclusions from data presented in graphical form.

Promoting Climate Change Literacy for Nonmajors: Implementation of an atmospheric carbon dioxide modeling activity as...
Learning Objectives Students will be able to manipulate and produce data and graphs.
 Students will be able to design a simple mathematical model of atmospheric CO2 that can be used to make predictions.
 Students will be able to conduct simulations, analyze, interpret, and draw conclusions about atmospheric CO2 levels from their own computer generated simulated data.

A new approach to coursebased research using a hermit crabhydrozoan symbiosis
Learning ObjectivesStudents will be able to: define different types of symbiotic interactions, with specific examples.
 summarize and critically evaluate contemporary primary literature relevant to ecological symbioses, in particular that between hermit crabs and Hydractinia spp.
 articulate a question, based on observations of a natural phenomenon (in this example, the hermit crabHydractinia interaction).
 articulate a testable hypothesis, based on their own observations and read of the literature.
 design appropriate experimental or observational studies to address their hypotheses.
 collect and interpret data in light of their hypotheses.
 problemsolve and troubleshoot issues that arise during their experiment.
 communicate scientific results, both orally and in written form.

Dynamic Daphnia: An inquirybased research experience in ecology that teaches the scientific process to firstyear...
Learning ObjectivesStudents will be able to: Construct written predictions about 1 factor experiments.
 Interpret simple (2 variables) figures.
 Construct simple (2 variables) figures from data.
 Design simple 1 factor experiments with appropriate controls.
 Demonstrate proper use of standard laboratory items, including a twostop pipette, stereomicroscope, and laboratory notebook.
 Calculate means and standard deviations.
 Given some scaffolding (instructions), select the correct statistical test for a data set, be able to run a ttest, ANOVA, chisquared test, and linear regression in Microsoft Excel, and be able to correctly interpret their results.
 Construct and present a scientific poster.