Biotweeps 2018

Biotweeps

Arthropod brainsThread and Thread

Can you determine injury/impairment in an insect brain? – Thread

Bees – What does bee diversity look like? – Thread and much smaller thread

An in-depth look at Centris cockerelli – Thread, summary, and oil-collecting behavior

How many species? A poll

Should I save lonely bees? – Thread

What’s your favorite bee? and bee parasite? – Thread and Thread

What is a bee parasite? – Thread

Do insect feel pain? – Thread

Are all male bees useless? – Thread and Reply

What are the sex ratios for solitary bees? – Thread

Bee friendly gardens – Thread and Reply

Why do bees swarm? – Thread

Why is it hard to find the right bees in the desert? – Thread

Do most bees exhibit honeybee like behaviors? – Thread

Science Plays – poll

A Number by Caryl Churchill

The Physicists by Friedrich Durrenmatt

An Experiment with an Air Pump by Shelagh Stephenson

The Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht

Honorable Mentions

Inclusive Classrooms and Equity – poll

Retweets – Gender bias calculator for LoR, Resources on Equity, Engaging Students K-12

Critically evaluating our Classroom Rules – Thread

Action steps for inclusivity in the classroom – Index Cards and Proper Pronouns, Removing Ableist Language, Progressive Stacking, Problems with PS, and the Roberta Rules, Biased Curriculum, Territorial Acknowledgments for Field Courses and Field Seasons

STEM Ed –

Debunking the Learning Styles Myth – Poll and Thread (meshing hypothesis)

Myths about science and scientists – 

Scientists are unemotional

Scientists aren’t creative

Scientists are quiet and still

Scientists are lone geniuses

Every single study is a fact

Scientists are all the same

Introducing Me – Thread

The Importance of Not Knowing in Science – Thread

My Science Story – Thread and Thread

The Importance of Celebrating Early and Often in Grad School

Tips for Surviving Grad School – Reply 1 and 2

Mental Health and Losing Support Systems in the Field

Pesticide Work