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    Island Biogeography
    The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.
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    The Hidden Kingdom: Island Biogeography with Fungi
    In this activity, students will explore a dataset of fungi dispersal capabilities and colonizing success to test the predictions of island biogeography theory.

    Keywords: Island biogeographyfungi

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    An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections
    Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE

    Keywords: moduleQuerying databasesThe Analysis of Biological DataResources @ AIM-UP!Island biogeographynatural history collection

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    Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution
    Module for Ecology & Evolution course covering island biogeography principles, The scientific process and hypothesis testing, statistical methods (t-tests, regression), and online database use...

    Keywords: moduleResources @ AIM-UP!species richnessBiodiversityIsland biogeographyAIM-UP

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    Island Frogs
    This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.

    Keywords: Resources @ SimBio

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    Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography
    This module uses a variety of available datasets to explore methods of calculating biodiversity and measuring landscape as well as the relationship between those.

    Keywords: moduleEvolutionecologycollege algebraearth scienceOceanographygeophysicalResources @ DIMACSResources @ QUBES - Teaching & Reference

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    AIM-UP! Reading scientific literature module
    Designed to span 4 one-hour lectures, this module focuses upon developing the skill of thorough and critical reading of scientific literature.

    Keywords: Resources @ AIM-UP!primary literaturereadingscientific literatureliteraturereading comprehensioncritical reading

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    How many critters can an island hold? Using digitized natural history collections to test real hypotheses about island biogeography
    Use digitized natural history specimen data from the Alexander Archipelago in Alaska to explore hypotheses about island biogeography. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Association for Biology...

    Keywords: Island biogeographyArctosdigitized natural history collectionsdigital data

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    Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science
    This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.

    Keywords: data analysisGenetic Driftquantitative skillsspecies diversityIsland biogeographygamificationgenetic diversityecological driftcolonizationcollaborative data collection

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    Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity
    This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF GREEN SPACES & NATIVE PLANTS TO URBAN AVIFAUNA: A Lesson on how urban residential yards can support birds during their annual cycle
    In this lesson students will learn about the impacts of urbanization, and the conservation challenges it poses to wildlife, in particular avifauna. Introductory ecology topics such as the theory of...

    Keywords: birdsurbanizationPoisson Distributionnative plantsGeneralized linear models

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    Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools
    Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...

    Keywords: aquatic macroinvertebratesCommunity Ecologyspecies diversityGeographic Information System (GIS)spatial analysisJames River

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    Biogeography of plant-associated fungi: who lives where and why?
    This dataset of fungal communities associated with the leaves an endemic Hawaiian tree provides students opportunities to explore relationships between environmental variables and microbial...

    Keywords: small group activityinquiry-based learningbiogeographymicrobial ecology

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    Biogeography of Hantavirus Hosts
    Using QGIS, this module introduces students to zoonotic pathogens, host biogeography, the "One Health" concept, forming hypothesis, and natural history museums within the Hantavirus system.

    Keywords: human-environmental interactionsmammalsbiogeographyhypothesis formulationdigitized natural history collectionshuman healthQGISzoonotic diseasesone healthrodentsPathogens

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    Trinity-Marshall Island case
    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...

    Keywords: case studyclimate changemarshall island

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    Carbon Sequestration and the Urban heat Island Effect
    An urban heat island is an urban or metropolitan area that is on average far warmer than the surrounding rural areas. In this lesson we will study the impact these warmer temperatures have on...

    Keywords: RStudiodecision treesurban ecologyCarbon sequestration of forests vegetationUrban heat island

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    BIO103R: Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at URI
    GitHub repository for Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at University of Rhode Island

    Keywords: R

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    Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment
    The Data Nugget- City Parks module was used in a sophomore-junior level undergraduate wildlife management techniques course (with lab) in Fall 2017. Modifications were made to the original Data...

    Keywords: species richnessspecies diversityResource Typecamera trap

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    Investigating human impacts on local Hawaiian stream ecology
    Students learn about stream ecology on the island of Hawaii using data available through USGS and University of Hawaii websites and develop an understanding for potential stream changes due to...

    Keywords: climateStream ecologyHawaii CountyTopographyMap ReadingRainfall

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    2011-Lorelei_Koss-Sustainability_in_a_differential_equations_course_case_study_of_Easter_Island
    Easter Island is a fascinating example of resource depletion and population collapse, and its relatively short period of human habitation combined with its isolation lends itself well to...

    Keywords: differential equationssustainabilitypopulationEaster Islandcollapseenvironmental collapse

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