NEW! Undergraduate Grant Proposal Course Project
A course project for students to develop and evaluate grant proposals and apply course concepts to a novel case. Final project instructions adapted from Animal Behavior Society‘s Student Research Grant proposal instructions.
- Click here for an overview of the course project and handout to be given to students.
- Click here for teacher notes.
- The following are the assignment instructions: Journal Assignment Instructions, Milestone Assignments, Milestones & Final Proposal Rubric, and Peer Review Instructions.
Fruit Fly Genetics
Bierema, A. M.-K., & Schwartz, R. S. (2016). Learning from the fruit fly: A card game for teaching Mendel’s laws, meiosis, and Punnett squares. The Science Teacher, 83(3), 39-47. (Download PDF; Download Fruit Fly Cards for Printing)
Natural Selection and Character Displacement
Bierema, A. M.-K., & Rudge, D. W. (2014). Using David Lack’s observations of finch beak size to teach natural selection and the nature of science. The American Biology Teacher, 76(5), 312-317. DOI 10.1525/abt.2014.76.5.4. (Download PDF)
More coming soon!