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Helpful to us: Feb. 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 19, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Helpful to us: Feb. 19-26

Thanks to 'net detectives Dee Silverthorn, April Murphy, Judith Gibber, Hiranya Roychodhury, William Hoover, Peggy Anderson, and Terry Thompson

Black science history

Charles Drew and the modern blood bank

http://www.biography.com/people/charles-drew-9279094#death-and-legacy

Free synopsis, video from Bio

George Washington Carver--chemist

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/george-washington-carver

Free article, links, video from History

Otis Boykin and the cardiac pacemaker

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/inventors/boykin.htm

Short, free biography, image from Scholastic

Bessie Blount Griffin--forensic scientist

http://valentinaproject.com/2014/01/17/bessie-blount-griffin-inventor/

Complete, free essay, image from The Valentina Proj.

And so many more!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/partners/early/e_pioneers_txt.html

Full, free list, links from Am. experience

In the classroom

What is the syllabus commons?

http://chronicle.com/article/How-a-Syllabus-Commons-/235330?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=fde5fb24fc544d7b9cd0958d1375a38a&elq=2e067bbb1c0941d5b93f2ac5530c3e38&elqaid=7999&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2505

Full, free opinion piece from Chron. hi. ed.

Should your grade distribution be part of your evaluation?

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/02/18/community-college-links-increased-student-success-shorter-terms-faculty-members-say?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=9d24ca3bd4-DNU20160218&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-9d24ca3bd4-199141673

Complete, free report from Inside hi. ed.

Spark up the class!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OaIdwUdSxE

Free video from Ted

How are electronic resources used in the classroom?

https://leeds.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/e-resources-physiology

Take the survey from Leeds U.

Awful ideas in research

The Tuskegee Study--lest we forget

http://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/index.html

Free page, links, images from CDC

Henrietta Lacks and her immortal HeLa cells

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science-july-dec13-dna_08-08/

Free video from PBS

The war on science: vaccines and more

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-there-really-a-war-on-science/?WT.mc_id=SA_BS_20160219

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

Better research

What values do scientist have?

http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2016/what-values-are-important-to-scientists/

Press release from Michigan State U.

Vote for your favorites in the Lab Grammies!

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Lab-Grammy-Educational-Video-How-does-DNA-fold/biotechniques-362866.html

Finalists' videos

Opportunities

Register for the gene drivers v zika virus webinar

https://aibs.zoom.us/webinar/register/42884ae723ec8b9d7510d14dfea9e911

From AIBS; March 15 1 PM EST

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