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This is a completed Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). FMNs are sustained, immersive, community-based professional development opportunities for faculty. FMNs support the adaptation and implementation of materials and/or instructional approaches in their classrooms. Learn more about FMNs.

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Investigating socio-environmental issues with data

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Goals

  • Increase socio-environmental data shown in life science classrooms
  • Increase amount of data shown in biology classrooms
  • Form a community with these goals in mind
  • Educate faculty members on case studies
  • Educate faculty members on data skills resources

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Final Products

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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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05.2018
The case study Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction was modified to be used in an online environment.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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03.2018