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Teaching Scientific Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning Using Large Datasets and Inquiry-Based Learning

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Goals

  • Adapt modules that address mathematical skills using a topic in biology
  • Learn how to use data-driven modules in undergraduate life science courses
  • Mix and match parts of modules and customize them for use in the classroom

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Final Products

This module guides students in an examination of how surface ocean productivity relates to global climate on glacial-interglacial timescales and how the availability of ocean nutrients can be correlated with changes in productivity.
Oceanography, data literacy, ocean productivity
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117
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01.2023
Students use GapMinder, an interactive data exploration and visualization tool, to assess human impact on Earth systems. Using the impact = population x affluence x technology (IPAT) framework students examine sustainability metrics by country over time.
sustainability, Project EDDIE
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58
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01.2023

SUSTAINABILITY METRICS AND INDICES

DR. SANGHAMITRA ADHYA

Version: 1.0

Sustainability metrics and indices are measures of sustainability, and attempt to quantify beyond the general concept. Though there are disagreements among those from different disciplines (and influenced by different beliefs about the nature of the good society), these disciplines and international organizations have each offered measures or indicators of how to measure the concept.
climate change, Sustainability Literacy
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150
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01.2023