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.
introductory, Online course, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors, 1 Hour
344
41
0
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.
introductory, Online course, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors
689
401
0
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.
General Biology, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate
256
17
0
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.
small group activity, pre-class activity, General Biology, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Homework
428
44
0
03.01.2018
Teaching notes for implementing Data Nugget: Gene Expression in Stem Cells in a introductory biology lab.
Resources @ Data Nuggets, teaching notes, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, More than 1 hour
482
1074
3
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.
graphing, introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, More than 1 hour
265
22
0
01.19.2018
Adaptation of Data Nuggets Module Winter is Coming! for an Elementary Education Science Methods Course
teacher education, science teacher preparation, Data Nugget, middle grades (4-9), Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Less than 1 hour
241
66
0
01.15.2018
Adaptation of Data Nuggets Module Deadly Windows for an Elementary Education Science Methods Course
teacher education, DataNuggets, science teacher preparation, middle grades (4-9), Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, Less than 1 hour
315
86
0
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.
Evolution, biology, online, quantitative skills, sexual selection, Selection, Differentiated Instruction, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, More than 1 hour
344
62
0
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.
Evolution, biology, online, quantitative skills, AP Biology, Dual Enrollment Science with High Schools, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, More than 1 hour
193
44
0
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.
Resources @ Data Nuggets, rubric, grading, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Advanced
370
128
0
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.
Biodiversity, species diversity, introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Advanced, More than 1 hour
226
56
0
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
discussions, lecture slides, graphs, group-ldcfmn, introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Advanced, Less than 1 hour
214
55
0
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, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
321
42
0
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
252
34
0
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
294
47
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, Lab, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
281
41
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.
ecology, introductory, Lab, FMN, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
315
40
0
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, FMN, Data Discovery
296
31
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, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
287
39
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.
ecology, Lab, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
296
47
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.
ecology, Lab, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
263
39
0
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
369
45
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
353
43
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
362
47
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
421
41
0
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.
ecology, introductory, Lab, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
455
49
0
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, Extended Project
346
49
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.
ecology, introductory, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Less than 1 hour
458
52
0
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
479
69
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.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
440
52
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.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
393
58
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.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, Extended Project
399
38
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.
ecology, Lab, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Advanced, More than 1 hour
399
59
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
340
45
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
291
45
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, introductory, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, More than 1 hour
396
49
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
487
60
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, Ecological Society of America, FMN, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Data Discovery, Less than 1 hour
198
43
0
06.06.2017

 

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