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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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Project EDDIE Faculty Mentoring Network

Teaching Quantitative Reasoning and Scientific Concepts with Data

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Goals

  • Gain support for further development of pedagogical material focused on teaching quantitative reasoning and scientific concepts with data in the classroom
  • Leave this FMN with several data-driven activities that have been tested, adapted, and implemented in multiple classroom settings
  • Gain access to peer mentors on effective pedagogical tips and strategies in small group virtual meetings every two weeks for the length of the FMN
  • Author a reflective instructor story about your experience adapting and implementing and EDDIE module

Mentors


Final Products

Soil Respiration Module

Jessica Kleiss

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Soil Respiration Module v1.0

Soils hold more carbon (C) than any other component of the terrestrial biosphere!
Project EDDIE, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, More than 1 hour
66
1
0
01.13.2020

Rates of climate change: ice ages and today

Jessica Kleiss

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Climate Change Module v1.0

Students explore rates of changes of temperature and atmospheric CO2 from the Vostok ice core record. They compare these rates to modern rates of climate change from the Keeling curve and GISS global temperature data set.
Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, More than 1 hour
12
0
0
01.13.2020

Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification

Catherine Beck

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Stream Discharge Module v1.0

Stream discharge is a fundamental measure of water supply in stream systems. Low discharge may cause problems with water supply and fish passage, while high discharge may mean flooding. In this module, students explore real-time stream discharge...
floods, Project EDDIE, urbanization, streams, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, More than 1 hour
96
19
48
01.01.2020

Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications

Catherine Beck

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Climate Change Module v1.0

Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record
introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Majors, Non-majors, More than 1 hour
51
14
0
01.01.2020

Analyzing current and past climate data

Sarah Beth Cadieux

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Climate Change Module v1.0

Students analyze current and past temperature and carbon dioxide data in order to interpret how current climate change is related to climate over the past 450,000 years. Objectives: • Are global temperatures rising? • Are CO2 levels rising? • What is
introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour, More than 1 hour
342
57
0
12.18.2019

Seismology Lab

Sarah Beth Cadieux

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Spectral Seismology Module v1.0

OBJECTIVES: • Differentiate P-wave from S-wave • Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record • Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter • Use seismic waves to determine earthquake location
Project EDDIE, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Majors, Non-majors, More than 1 hour
169
9
0
12.17.2019