Movement: Nature's Flying Machines

Blake Cahill, Anna Monfils, Debra Linton

Version: 1.0

In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and invertebrates.
citizen science, quantitative skills, Digital Repository, Flight, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Reference material, Undergraduate, Majors, Non-majors, More than 1 hour
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62
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05.23.2019

Data is the New Science

Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips

Version: 1.0

In this module, students will be introduced to some emerging biodiversity data resources. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources and apply what they have learned to research question.
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131
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04.12.2019

Following the Data

Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood

Version: 1.0

The video and exercise provides insight into how researchers are using digital data resources to investigate biodiversity in prairie fen wetlands.
254
54
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04.09.2019

Amphibian Diversity: Species Richness and Precipitation

Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood

Version: 1.0

This activity will explore how natural history specimen data can be used to investigate the relationship between precipitation levels in a region and species diversity of amphibians.
225
72
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03.19.2019

Species Range Over Space and Time

Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips

Version: 1.0

In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.
simulation, videos, module, R, case study, data in the classroom, graphs, digital resources, course, climate change, bioinformatics, Biodiversity, plants, project, solutions, Protein Structure, math attitudes, natural history collection, genotype, phenotype, trophic cascades, national parks, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Interpreting Graphs, C4. Bioinformatics tools, C5. Data retrieval, Science Forward, CourseSource, computational modeling, Figure of the Day, central dogma, plant leaf structure, Website, introductory, Lab, Presentation, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Homework, Cleaned, Graduate, Advanced, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour, Less than 1 hour, More than 1 hour, Extended Project, Workshop material
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52
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03.19.2019

Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research

Libby Ellwood, Austin Mast

Version: 1.0

The objectives of this exercise are to familiarize you with the information content of biodiversity specimens and their labels, the breadth of that information across geographic space and/or time.
case study, Resources @ NSF - NCCSTS, bioinformatics, HIV, C4. Bioinformatics tools, C5. Data retrieval, C9. Implications, nucleotide sequencing, phylogenetic tree, viral life cycles, mutation rates, reverse transcriptase sequences, Lab, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Advanced, More than 1 hour
114
37
0
03.19.2019

Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections

Anna Monfils, Erica Krimmel, Debra Linton, Travis Marsico, Ashley Morris, Brad Ruhfel

Version: 1.0

This educational module utilizes the traditional plant collection experience to engage students with biodiversity data protocols and resources available in our information-rich digital age.
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29
0
03.18.2019

Exploring Data with BISON

Erica Krimmel

Version: 1.0

A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.
epidemiology, differential equations, Querying databases, mathematical model, R, ecology, data in the classroom, differential equation model, ordinary differential equation model, neuroscience, excitable, plant biology, biodiversity informatics, natural history collections, plant pathology, C7. Scripting, Software, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, Reference material, Undergraduate, Publication, Homework, Less than 1 hour
147
38
0
03.14.2019

An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections

Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood, Joseph Cook

Version: 2.0

Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE
254
74
0
03.14.2019

The Evolution (and Coevolution) of Flowering Plants

Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips

Version: 1.0

Module on coevolution developed by AIM-UP. In the module students utilize natural history collections.
module, test, Coevolution, pollination biology, natural history collections, Teaching material, Undergraduate
447
82
1
10.05.2018

The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Elizabeth Ellwood

Version: 1.0

In this module, students explore changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.
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64
3
06.12.2018