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Absorption Spectra: The Hydrogen Atom and Light
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This group activity engages students in the calculation of absorption spectra. It is appropriate for any course covering the baseline mathematical concepts of atomic spectra, including chemistry, physics, astronomy, and related courses.

Subject:
Applied Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/06/2018
The Anatomy of a Peer-Reviewed, Scientific Journal Article
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This activity by Lauren Roberts guides students through the process of finding, vetting, summarizing, and citing a scientific article. Professor Roberts is from South Mountain Community College in Arizona's Maricopa Community College District.

Subject:
Life Science
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Biology Drawing Activity -- Bulk Transport
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Students will draw out a multi-step process and add captions based on OpenStax Biology - Chapter 5 - Structure and Function of Plasma Membranes section 5.4 (bulk transport). This activity is authored by Sara Milillo, Director of Math and Science, Bay Path University.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Calorimetry Activity
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This activity features calculations and rankings as well as student evaluations of their understanding. Instructions are provided on the document, which is ready for distribution to students. It was developed by Celestina A. Pangan and Madhu Gyawali.

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/10/2018
Energy Transfer: Calorimetry and Chemical Reactions
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This brief instructor-facilitated activity asks students to observe a simple demonstration, record their observations, and apply their knowledge to other conditions. It was written by Johnathan Hugh Broome from University of Southern Mississippi.

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Instructor’s Guide to Concepts of Biology
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This Instructor’s Guide contains the brief outlines of Chapters 12-21 as found in Concepts of Biology, though some underwent revision. Also, instructors will find detailed outlines of the text for use in lecturing, as well as structured outlines that may be used by students to take notes while reading the chapter or during lecture. All outlines are derived from the OpenStax text. Additionally, study guides that contain a variety of questions are provided for students.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Molly Smith
Date Added:
04/26/2016
Maslow's Hierarchy Twitter Activity
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This activity is designed to help students understand the representation of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in everyday communications. Students will first read about the concept, then explore a familiar environment -- Twitter -- for expressions of it. (The activity can be adapted quickly for use with other social media applications and communication sites.) This activity was created by Dr. Sally B. Seraphin, University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Microbiology Concept Connection Cards
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Microbiology Concept Connections are resources designed to help students learn and connect themes within Microbiology. The material includes downloadable instructions, worksheets, and cards to use in class or during independent study. These were created by Tim Beagley, Salt Lake Community College; Maia Larios, University of St. Thomas-Houston; Adronisha Frazier, Northshore Technical Community College; Ruhul Kuddus, Utah Valley University; and Ross Reedstrom, OpenStax, Rice University.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
06/21/2018
My Personal Zoo Biology Activity
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This individual or group activity involves reading about the human microbiome, followed by explorations at University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center website. It was developed by Ryan Chabarria, Lone Star College- Kingwood; Jennifer Kneafsey, Tulsa Community College; Catherine Parmiter, Estrella Mountain Community College; Natalie Russell, Tarrant County College; and
Andrew Tag, Texas A&M University.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/06/2018
OpenStax Biology Chapter 7 Lecture Slides: Cellular Respiration
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These lecture slides contain open with a scenario, and chapter images, lecture outlines, and brief conceptual overviews. The slides were based on the OpenStax image slides and were developed by Asha Rao, Matthew Aderholt, and Veronica Amaku.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/10/2018
Plasma Membrane Concept Connection Activity
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Students can use the following vocabulary word “cards” to make and justify connections between important terms related to OpenStax Biology - Chapter 5 - Structure and Function of Plasma Membranes. This activity authored by Sara Milillo, Director of Math and Science, Bay Path University.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
06/22/2018
Price Elasticity of Demand Experiment
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This interactive and collaborative activity asks students to first react to price changes and then analyze the results. Instructors can upload the materials to their own Google drives and run the experiment repeatedly to generate new data and demonstrate trends. This resource was developed by Birjees Ashraf, Sophie Haci, Renee Edwards, and Charles Hackner.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Simple and Compound Interest
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This resource can serve as a teaching module, student self-study material, or evaluation of understanding. It explains and evaluates the concepts and calculations regarding simple and compound interest. It was developed by Martha Donnelly of Lone Star College.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/10/2018
Star Concept Connection Cards
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These concept connection cards can be used in small groups or for self study. They help students build an understanding of three core topics in astronomy -- the HR diagram, light, and fusion. The file includes instructions for usage, as well as cards in multiple formats. They were created by Kaisa Young from Nicholls State University.

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Supply and Demand Experiment
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This interactive and collaborative activity asks students to estimate the demand of a product (pizza) based on different prices. Instructors can upload the materials to their own Google drives and run the experiment repeatedly to generate new data and demonstrate trends. This resource was developed by Birjees Ashraf, Sophie Haci, Renee Edwards, and Charles Hackner.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
OpenStax, Rice University
Date Added:
07/06/2018