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SESYNC Resources (Card View)

Core Resources

Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction

Aramati Casper, Dorothy P. Hill, Melanie K. Rathburn

Version: 1.0

This case study explores the ecological relationship between black-tailed prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets.
case study, socio-environmental data, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate
529
92
2
0
09.2018

A Pipeline in Paradise, Part 1: Learning the Relevant Science

Shannon N. Conley, Kathryn De Ridder-Vignone, Mary K. Handley, Michael L. Deaton

Version: 1.0

This case requires students to integrate information across the following five “knowledge domains” to develop a baseline understanding of the problem.
case study, socio-environmental data, Teaching material, More than 1 hour
475
79
3
0
09.2018
This case study will expose students to the ways in which social-environmental systems operate and connect across different scales.
case study, socio-environmental data, Teaching material
623
93
2
0
09.2018

FMN Resources

Investigating socio-environmental issues with data Spring 2018

Pipeline in Paradise

Johanna Delgado Acevedo

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: A Pipeline in Paradise, Part 1: Learning the Relevant Science v1.0

Student were introduce to Pipeline in Paradise case study, they we divided in groups based on domains and they provided a recommendation to landowners.
student's experience, Reference material, Reference sheet
702
217
0
0
07.2018
Students received a short introduction about the history of Marshall Islands. They watch the video and were assigned readings. Students had to write a letter to the author of the poem.
Reference material
598
156
0
0
07.2018
This data-driven ‘ferret reintroduction’ exercise, adapted from https://www.sesync.org/printpdf/2264, was developed for undergraduate students in an online non-majors biology course as a final small group project.
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors
478
111
0
0
05.2018

Trinity-Marshall Island case

Mahshid Khavari

Version: 2.0

Trinity Washington University-Discovering Planet Earth (ENVS 101- An introductory science course designed for non-science majors, study "Marshall Island" case. Students are split into four groups and complete different assignments. 
case study, climate change, marshall island, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors
559
325
0
0
05.2018
Trinity Washington University-Discovering Planet Earth (ENVS 101- An introductory science course designed for non-science majors, study "A Pipeline in Paradise" case. Students were divided to four groups to study this case.
case study, pipeline, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors
662
281
0
0
05.2018
The case study Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction was modified to be used in an online environment.
introductory, Online course, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors
691
285
0
0
05.2018
This data-driven endangered sea turtle exercise adapted from http://qubeshub.org was developed for undergraduate students in an online non-majors biology course as a final small group project.
Teaching material
462
280
0
0
05.2018

Visualizing Global CO2 Emissions

Yen-Chu Weng

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Regulating Carbon Emissions v1.0

Using CO2 emissions data, students will learn how to visualize data with Tableau Public. The teaching materials are suitable for upper-level undergraduate courses on data analysis and research methods in Environmental Sciences and Studies.
data visualization, climate change data, Tableau, Tutorial, Lab, Teaching material, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Cleaned, Advanced, More than 1 hour, Workshop material
1.3K
984
0
0
05.2018
The case study on sea turtles will allow students to think about field work and examine graphs to understand data. It will provide experience for non-majors environmental science classes to think about field work.
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors, Less than 1 hour
1.5K
720
0
0
05.2018
I incorporated fracking into the case study instead of just focusing on building a pipeline, which allowed us to discuss fracking with this case study.
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors
775
109
0
0
04.2018
Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a research project on sea turtle conservation at Palmyra.
sea turtle conservation, literature review, Research methods, Proposal writing, Palmyra Atoll, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Majors, Extended Project
907
318
0
0
03.2018

SESYNC Resources (List View)

Core Resources

Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction

Aramati Casper, Dorothy P. Hill, Melanie K. Rathburn

Version: 1.0

This case study explores the ecological relationship between black-tailed prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets.
Published on 09.2018
529 Views
92 Downloads
2 Adaptations
case study, socio-environmental data, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate

A Pipeline in Paradise, Part 1: Learning the Relevant Science

Shannon N. Conley, Kathryn De Ridder-Vignone, Mary K. Handley, Michael L. Deaton

Version: 1.0

This case requires students to integrate information across the following five “knowledge domains” to develop a baseline understanding of the problem.
Published on 09.2018
475 Views
79 Downloads
3 Adaptations
case study, socio-environmental data, Teaching material, More than 1 hour

Tell Them We Don't Want to Leave: The Marshallese and Sea-Level Rise (2014-10) | SESYNC

Zola K. Moon, Donna S. Davis

Version: 1.0

This case study will expose students to the ways in which social-environmental systems operate and connect across different scales.
Published on 09.2018
623 Views
93 Downloads
2 Adaptations
case study, socio-environmental data, Teaching material

FMN Resources

Investigating socio-environmental issues with data Spring 2018

Pipeline in Paradise

Johanna Delgado Acevedo

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: A Pipeline in Paradise, Part 1: Learning the Relevant Science v1.0

Student were introduce to Pipeline in Paradise case study, they we divided in groups based on domains and they provided a recommendation to landowners.
Published on 07.2018
702 Views
217 Downloads
0 Adaptations
student's experience, Reference material, Reference sheet

Marshall Islands

Johanna Delgado Acevedo

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Tell Them We Don't Want to Leave: The Marshallese and Sea-Level Rise (2014-10) | SESYNC v1.0

Students received a short introduction about the history of Marshall Islands. They watch the video and were assigned readings. Students had to write a letter to the author of the poem.
Published on 07.2018
598 Views
156 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Reference material

Online exercise: Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction: A Case Study

Tatiana Roth

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction v1.0

This data-driven ‘ferret reintroduction’ exercise, adapted from https://www.sesync.org/printpdf/2264, was developed for undergraduate students in an online non-majors biology course as a final small group project.
Published on 05.2018
478 Views
111 Downloads
0 Adaptations
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors

Trinity-Marshall Island case

Mahshid Khavari

Version: 2.0

Trinity Washington University-Discovering Planet Earth (ENVS 101- An introductory science course designed for non-science majors, study "Marshall Island" case. Students are split into four groups and complete different assignments. 
Published on 05.2018
559 Views
325 Downloads
0 Adaptations
case study, climate change, marshall island, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors

Trinity Washington University- A Pipeline in Paradise

Mahshid Khavari

Version: 3.0

Trinity Washington University-Discovering Planet Earth (ENVS 101- An introductory science course designed for non-science majors, study "A Pipeline in Paradise" case. Students were divided to four groups to study this case.
Published on 05.2018
662 Views
281 Downloads
0 Adaptations
case study, pipeline, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors

Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction: A Case Study in an online environment

John Howard Starnes

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction v1.0

The case study Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction was modified to be used in an online environment.
Published on 05.2018
691 Views
285 Downloads
0 Adaptations
introductory, Online course, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors

Exercise on "Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis"

Tatiana Roth

Version: 1.0

This data-driven endangered sea turtle exercise adapted from http://qubeshub.org was developed for undergraduate students in an online non-majors biology course as a final small group project.
Published on 05.2018
462 Views
280 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Teaching material

Visualizing Global CO2 Emissions

Yen-Chu Weng

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Regulating Carbon Emissions v1.0

Using CO2 emissions data, students will learn how to visualize data with Tableau Public. The teaching materials are suitable for upper-level undergraduate courses on data analysis and research methods in Environmental Sciences and Studies.
Published on 05.2018
1.3K Views
984 Downloads
0 Adaptations
data visualization, climate change data, Tableau, Tutorial, Lab, Teaching material, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Cleaned, Advanced, More than 1 hour, Workshop material

Sea Turtles- A Case Study

Victoria Schneider

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis v1.0

The case study on sea turtles will allow students to think about field work and examine graphs to understand data. It will provide experience for non-majors environmental science classes to think about field work.
Published on 05.2018
1.5K Views
720 Downloads
0 Adaptations
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors, Less than 1 hour

A Pipeline in Paradise

Victoria Schneider

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: A Pipeline in Paradise, Part 1: Learning the Relevant Science v1.0

I incorporated fracking into the case study instead of just focusing on building a pipeline, which allowed us to discuss fracking with this case study.
Published on 04.2018
775 Views
109 Downloads
0 Adaptations
introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Non-majors

Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis

Yen-Chu Weng

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis v1.0

Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a research project on sea turtle conservation at Palmyra.
Published on 03.2018
907 Views
318 Downloads
0 Adaptations
sea turtle conservation, literature review, Research methods, Proposal writing, Palmyra Atoll, introductory, Lab, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Majors, Extended Project