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
302
36
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
494
269
0
03.04.2018

What Do Trees Know About Rain?

Paulette S Reneau

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: What Do Trees Know About Rain? v1.0

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.
Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, General Biology
219
13
0
03.01.2018

Gene Expression in Stem Cells

Paulette S Reneau

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Gene expression in stem cells v1.0

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.
Teaching material, Undergraduate, small group activity, Homework, pre-class activity, General Biology
308
35
0
03.01.2018
Teaching notes for implementing Data Nugget: Gene Expression in Stem Cells in a introductory biology lab.
introductory, Lab, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Resources @ Data Nuggets, More than 1 hour, teaching notes
384
700
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
223
18
0
01.19.2018
Adaptation of Data Nuggets Module Winter is Coming! for an Elementary Education Science Methods Course
teacher education, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, science teacher preparation, Data Nugget, middle grades (4-9), Less than 1 hour
197
57
0
01.15.2018
Adaptation of Data Nuggets Module Deadly Windows for an Elementary Education Science Methods Course
teacher education, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, DataNuggets, science teacher preparation, middle grades (4-9), Less than 1 hour
238
61
0
01.15.2018

Teaching Selection Mechanisms to 9th Graders using "Are You My Species?" Data Nugget

Andrew Ising, Elizabeth H Schultheis

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Are you my species? v1.0

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, Lab, quantitative skills, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, sexual selection, Selection, More than 1 hour, Differentiated Instruction
284
49
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, Lab, quantitative skills, Teaching material, Lecture, AP Biology, High School, Dual Enrollment Science with High Schools, More than 1 hour
144
36
0
01.15.2018
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.
introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Resources @ Data Nuggets, rubric, grading, Advanced
230
91
0
01.14.2018

Modification to City Parks

Kristen Kaczynski

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: City parks: wildlife islands in a sea of cement v1.0

Using a jigsaw approach, students calculated species richness, Shannon's diversity index and species evenness using the City Parks wildlife data.
introductory, Biodiversity, species diversity, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Advanced, More than 1 hour
191
49
0
01.05.2018

Modification to What do Trees Know about the Rain

Kristen Kaczynski

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: What Do Trees Know About Rain? v1.0

Use of the tree ring data vs. precipitation to discuss how trees respond to drought
discussions, introductory, lecture slides, graphs, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, group-ldcfmn, Advanced, Less than 1 hour
178
48
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
292
37
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
235
31
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
267
42
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
252
37
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
287
36
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
263
28
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
257
36
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
269
42
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
228
33
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
329
41
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
314
36
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
321
41
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
376
38
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
417
46
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
305
44
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
416
46
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
420
60
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
403
48
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
359
53
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
355
34
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
366
55
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
307
42
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
266
42
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
358
46
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
450
56
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
178
40
0
06.06.2017

 

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