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  1. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    2021-05-11 19:49:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mary Mulcahy | doi:10.25334/2DBT-E831

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

  2. A Little Off The Top: The Effects Of Mountiantop Removal Mining On Salamanders

    A Little Off The Top: The Effects Of Mountiantop Removal Mining On Salamanders

    2021-05-11 04:14:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Tyler Dagliano | doi:10.25334/DBGG-X704

    This lesson will provide an explanation of mountaintop removal mining, and potential harms associated with it. Then the lesson will move into a statistical analysis of salamanders living in streams near mountaintop removal sites.

  3. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE) - adaptation focused on Part A and B

    Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE) - adaptation focused on Part A and B

    2021-05-10 21:43:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Strimaitis Grinath | doi:10.25334/ZG1G-NX11

    This adaptation explores the questions: Based on observations of bumblebee phenology, are bumblebees in the western United States behaving differently from 2011 to 2019? What climate variables may help explain bumblebee activity? (Only Part A and B)

  4. Exploring global reef health and human population using correlation and simple linear regression

    Exploring global reef health and human population using correlation and simple linear regression

    2021-05-10 18:55:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David Sale | doi:10.25334/0FFY-1047

    In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between reef cover and human disturbance. Students will manipulate a large dataset and perform normality tests, data transformations, correlations, and a simple linear regression in R Studio.

  5. Assessing River Herring Migration Using Nonparametric Analysis

    Assessing River Herring Migration Using Nonparametric Analysis

    2021-05-09 18:42:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Timothy Owen | doi:10.25334/ACZ5-YE18

    In this lesson, users will play the role of a fisheries biologist by tackling a contemporary fisheries research problem by performing data normality tests, data transformations, nonparametric analysis, and data visualization in R Studio.

  6. Implementing Flexible Learning Projects to support authentic research experiences in Ecology (BIO 3317) at McDaniel College

    Implementing Flexible Learning Projects to support authentic research experiences in Ecology (BIO 3317) at McDaniel College

    2021-05-03 11:55:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Holly Martinson | doi:10.25334/ZJYW-FH15

    This adaptation highlights the utility of the Lichens in YOUR Local Landscape module for teaching field skills, quantitative analysis across scales, and for writing research papers.

  7. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: The Biocultural Labels Initiative

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: The Biocultural Labels Initiative

    2021-05-03 11:40:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jane Anderson, Maui Hudson | doi:10.25334/E6SC-PP18

    The Biocultural (BC) Labels initiative is focused on accurate provenance, transparency and integrity in research engagements with Indigenous communities. ...

  8. Free Math Games for Algebra, Pre-Algebra and Co-requisite Courses

    Free Math Games for Algebra, Pre-Algebra and Co-requisite Courses

    2021-05-02 17:30:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kathleen Offenholley | doi:10.25334/5WV5-2N17

    These three games were created as part of grant #1501499 for the National Science Foundation. Games cover concepts in pre-algebra, algebra and precalculus, but can also be played just for fun!

  9. Climate Drivers of Phenology Across Scales (adapted during Project EDDIE FMN)

    Climate Drivers of Phenology Across Scales (adapted during Project EDDIE FMN)

    2021-04-30 18:48:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Courtney Campany | doi:10.25334/NN2P-ZK50

    This activity explores the question: how is bumblebee phenology affected by climate, and are patterns in the phenology of an organism better explained at smaller scales?

  10. Collections Education Coffee Break Series Episode One: What Can We Learn From an Insect Specimen Label?

    Collections Education Coffee Break Series Episode One: What Can We Learn From an Insect Specimen Label?

    2021-04-26 18:41:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): M. Anne Basham | doi:10.25334/8PKV-KX20

    In the first episode of the Collections Education Coffee Break Series we speak with Anne Basham from SCAN and the Biodiversity Outreach Network. ...

  11. Science of Sorting

    Science of Sorting

    2021-04-22 22:27:16 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Julia Robinson, Margaret t Liechty, Ashley Kramer | doi:10.25334/E4PB-4V21

    Children possess an innate curiosity about the natural world. This Discovery Trunk explores the topic of sorting, or classification, in the study of life science.

  12. Hewlett Foundation - Bates Final Evaluation Report 2021

    Hewlett Foundation - Bates Final Evaluation Report 2021

    2021-04-20 18:11:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/HK4Y-NF40

    Evaluation findings of Hewlett Foundation award to Bates College

  13. Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types

    Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types

    2021-04-16 03:03:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Heather Seitz, Jillian Marie Miller, Joseph Esquibel | doi:10.25334/9AS3-YP24

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

  14. Highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation Grant Award to Bates College (February 2021)

    Highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation Grant Award to Bates College (February 2021)

    2021-04-13 17:42:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/JEB1-2W13

    End-of grant highlights of the Hewlett-Foundation grant award to Bates College: Supporting more equitable and sustainable open education across STEM

  15. Study Findings to Understand Students' Perceptions of OEP/OER

    Study Findings to Understand Students' Perceptions of OEP/OER

    2021-04-13 17:27:16 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/H424-PE53

    The purpose of this study is to explore the relationships for students’ perceptions of OER, efficacy of course constructs, course achievement, and demographic characteristics.

  16. Paleoclimate and Ocean Biogeochemistry (Project EDDIE)

    Paleoclimate and Ocean Biogeochemistry (Project EDDIE)

    2021-04-11 14:18:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Allison W. Jacobel | doi:10.25334/VXZR-3049

    This module guides students in an examination of how surface ocean productivity relates to global climate on glacial-interglacial timescales and how the availability of ocean nutrients can be correlated with changes in productivity.

  17. NEON_PDSI

    NEON_PDSI

    2021-04-10 19:25:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peter VanZandt | doi:10.25334/DF7F-7383

    Users access and manipulate drought data and visualize these data to learn about historical drought patterns.

  18. Phenology Trends and Climate Change in Minnesota (Project EDDIE)

    Phenology Trends and Climate Change in Minnesota (Project EDDIE)

    2021-04-10 04:22:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pamela Freeman | doi:10.25334/ZR5C-P819

    In this module, students will practice answering a specific question about how climate change has affected flowering date in American elm trees. Students can then practice on a species of their own interest.

  19. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE)

    Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE)

    2021-04-10 04:12:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Mohl | doi:10.25334/DK88-XJ12

    This activity explores the question: which species will be most affected by temperature changes, and how will changes in the phenology of one species affect its interaction with others as the climate warms.

  20. Plate Tectonics: GPS Data, Boundary Zones, and Earthquake Hazards (Project EDDIE)

    Plate Tectonics: GPS Data, Boundary Zones, and Earthquake Hazards (Project EDDIE)

    2021-04-10 04:00:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Christopher Berg, Julie Elliott, Beth Pratt-Sitaula | doi:10.25334/JQCR-9053

    Students work with high precision GPS data to explore how motion near a plate boundary is distributed over a larger region and hypothesize the area over which boundary-related earthquake hazards might exist. Primary emphasis is strike-slip regions.