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This is a completed Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). FMNs are sustained, immersive, community-based professional development opportunities for faculty. FMNs support the adaptation and implementation of materials and/or instructional approaches in their classrooms. Learn more about FMNs.

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Plants by the Numbers II:

Growing Quantitative Literacy Using Botany

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Goals

  • Increase awareness of plants in biology classrooms
  • Increase amount of data shown in biology classrooms
  • Form a community with these goals in mind
  • Educate faculty members on botanical and data skills resources

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In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
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In this lab, students perform phylogenetic analyses on morphological, anatomical and molecular data, and compare.
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12.20.2018
In this lab, students will work with messy data to try to answer the question “How do plants inherit cotyledon color?”
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In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
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12.20.2018
This module focuses on the dispersal of seeds from trees in fragmented tropical forests. Students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.
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In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics.
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In this lab, students review the characteristics of the major land plant lineages. Then they perform phylogenetic analyses based on morphological characters.
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