ESA and QUBES have partnered to run Faculty Mentoring Networks. These online communities are professional development opportunities where participants work collaboratively to discover new teaching materials, pedagogical techniques, and quantitative content.  Participants adapt materials and share their final products on QUBESHub. Below are collections of participant work from the most recent Faculty Mentoring Networks.  

LDC-DataNuggets FMN Products    Data Discovery (2017) FMN Products


Life Discovery Conference - Data Nuggets (Fall 2017)

Minor modifications were made to this Data Nugget in order to use it in a fully online version of the introductory, non-majors botany course, Plants and People.
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03.04.2018
This publication contains the adaptations I made to the Data Nuggets module in order to use it with an online, introductory, non-majors botany class. I used this with a unit on natural and artificial selection in plants.
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03.04.2018

What Do Trees Know About Rain?

Paulette S Reneau

Version: 1.0

The data nugget was introduced to a freshman General Biology lecture class as a culminating activity for the chapter entitled "Photosynthesis". Students worked independently and collaboratively to interpret the graph and answer questions.
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03.01.2018

Gene Expression in Stem Cells

Paulette S Reneau

Version: 1.0

The module served as in introduction to the Gene Expression unit. It was implemented in two phases, a pre-class activity and an in-class activity to introduce chapter concepts and reinforce quantitative skills.
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03.01.2018
Teaching notes for implementing Data Nugget: Gene Expression in Stem Cells in a introductory biology lab.
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01.20.2018
I use Team Based Learning in this course, students are in permanent groups and work together on Challenge Questions each class after I give a short lecture. This Nugget was used in place of regular Challenge Questions.
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01.19.2018
Adaptation of Data Nuggets Module Winter is Coming! for an Elementary Education Science Methods Course
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01.15.2018
Adaptation of Data Nuggets Module Deadly Windows for an Elementary Education Science Methods Course
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01.15.2018
Teaching notes related to the use the of Data Nugget "Are You My Species?" to teach mechanisms of selection and quantitative skills in a 9th grade Biology classroom.
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01.15.2018

Winter Is Coming Data Nugget for AP Biology Big Ideas

Andrew Ising, Elizabeth H Schultheis

Version: 2.0

This Data Nugget is a differentiated classroom resource focusing on how a plant species fitness is affected by different climates.
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01.15.2018

Data Nugget Grading Rubrics

Brenda Witt

Version: 1.0

As a supplement to the rubric provided for Data Nugget modules, I created a rubric containing specific point values for individual portions of the module as well as specific guidelines for answering written questions.
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01.14.2018

Modification to City Parks

Kristen Kaczynski

Version: 1.0

Using a jigsaw approach, students calculated species richness, Shannon's diversity index and species evenness using the City Parks wildlife data.
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01.05.2018

Modification to What do Trees Know about the Rain

Kristen Kaczynski

Version: 1.0

Use of the tree ring data vs. precipitation to discuss how trees respond to drought
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12.17.2017

 


Data Discovery (Spring 2017)

This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
ecology, introductory, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
439
66
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07.11.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Responses to Global Change," authored by Robert Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, and Adam Welman in 2005.
ecology, introductory, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
335
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07.11.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
ecology, Lab, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
389
68
0
07.10.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Responses to Global Change," authored by Robert Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, and Adam Welman in 2005.
ecology, database, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, 874, Advanced, Less than 1 hour, More than 1 hour
380
61
0
07.10.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
402
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06.23.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Responses to Global Change," authored by Robert Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, and Adam Welman in 2005.
ecology, Lab, test, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
395
50
0
06.23.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
379
56
0
06.23.2017
This is an FMN participant supplement for the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
QUBES, ecology, Lab, test, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
401
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0
06.21.2017
This is an FMN participant supplement for the TIEE module "Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century," authored by Daniel R. Taub and Gillian S. Graham in 2011.
401
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06.21.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century," authored by Daniel R. Taub and Gillian S. Graham in 2011.
ecology, introductory, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
481
63
0
06.19.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
ecology, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, Less than 1 hour
465
62
0
06.19.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
ecology, introductory, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, 1 Hour
480
68
0
06.19.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Demography from physical cemeteries, “virtual cemeteries,” and census data" authored by Janet Lanza in 2012.
ecology, introductory, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
573
59
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06.19.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses," authored by W. Wyatt Hoback and Tamara L. Smith in 2006.
606
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06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century," authored by Daniel R. Taub and Gillian S. Graham in 2011.
455
70
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
genetics, wiki, ecology, introductory, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Less than 1 hour
617
74
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06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century," authored by Daniel R. Taub and Gillian S. Graham in 2011.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
686
103
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
571
77
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant supplement for the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
514
75
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
genetics, ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, Extended Project
526
58
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant supplement for the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America," authored by Kellen Calinger in 2014.
509
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06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" authored by Julie Beckstead, Alexandra N. Lagasse, and Scott R. Robinson in 2011.
444
62
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06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" authored by Julie Beckstead, Alexandra N. Lagasse, and Scott R. Robinson in 2011.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
385
63
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" authored by Julie Beckstead, Alexandra N. Lagasse, and Scott R. Robinson in 2011.
547
67
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" authored by Julie Beckstead, Alexandra N. Lagasse, and Scott R. Robinson in 2011.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, fmn, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
585
77
0
06.14.2017
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" authored by Julie Beckstead, Alexandra N. Lagasse, and Scott R. Robinson in 2011.
290
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06.06.2017

 

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