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    Understanding Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach
    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues.

    Keywords: jigsawfood chaintrophic cascadesfood web

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    Regulation Across Scales: Data Points Icebreaker Jigsaw
    Students examine regulation at cellular, physiological, and ecological scales in a data-based jigsaw to explore how double-negative logic operates across biological systems. This was used as a...

    Keywords: pathwaysgene regulationtrophic cascadesregulationcross-scalecholesterol synthesisLac OperonYellowstone

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    Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
    In this module the students will learn some basic concepts in statistical thinking about data, with emphasis on exploratory data analysis.

    Keywords: modulelinear regressioncase studyclimate datamoving averagesin-class activity

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    Coral Reefs in Hot Water
    Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...

    Keywords: ecologyBiodiversityclimateScientific ProcessStatistics and Mathecosystemsearth and environmenthuman impacts

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    Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis
    in this exercise students will make suggestions for designing a comprehensive research program, use survey data, critically analyze results, and devise methods for study.

    Keywords: case study

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    Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction
    This case study explores the ecological relationship between black-tailed prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets.

    Keywords: case studysocio-environmental data

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    National Ecological Observatory Network: A Data Source For Your Classroom
    Poster on the National Ecological Observatory Network and using NEON data and resources in your classroom presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    Keywords: fmnNEONSummer Workshop 2018

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    Circle Train Math Modeling Task
    This math modeling task is appropriate for high school Precalculus students. The students use their knowledge of transformations of trigonometric functions to create models for horizontal and...

    Keywords: mathematical modelTrigonometric Functionsparametric equationstransformations of functions

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    Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
    Module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7 Students will identify dependent and independent variables, create graphs of dependent variables plotted against...

    Keywords: Resources @ ESA - TIEEcase studypopulation ecologyendangered speciesconservation biologymigration ecologybald eagle

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    Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
    Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7

    Keywords: Resources @ ESA - TIEEcase studypopulation ecologyendangered speciesconservation biologymigration ecology

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    Sea Turtles- A Case Study
    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...
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    Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data
    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8

    Keywords: Resources @ ESA - TIEEdemographysurvivorshiplife tables

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    Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice
    In this two to three week module, students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.

    Keywords: Oceanographyenvironmental scienceglobal changemeteorologygeologygeological hazardsResources @ InTeGrate

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    Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias
    Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository

    Keywords: ecologydata analysisconservationgraphingResources @ Dryadextinctionmacroevolution

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    Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
    Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7

    Keywords: Resources @ ESA - TIEEcase studypopulation ecologyendangered speciesconservation biologymigration ecology

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    It's a Substrate... It's a Protein...No - It's an Enzyme! Teaching Using 3D Serine Protease Physical Modeling Activities to Confront Misconceptions.
    Reported misconceptions of enzyme-substrate interactions highlight the necessity for better, targeted instructional tools and assessments. A series of active learning activities with corresponding...

    Keywords: Protein StructureEnzymes-Substrate InteractionsNoncovalent InteractionsGeometric ComplementaryElectronicsStereochemistrySerine Proteases

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    Integrating Community Ecology Into the Study of Parasites: Exploring the Effect of Host Behavior on Parasite Transmission Rates
    Organismal life cycles are often presented as a set of facts to memorize in undergraduate biology courses. This approach is cognitively demanding for students and fails to convey how central life...

    Keywords: statisticsspecies interactionsQuantitative reasoninggraphsCommunity EcologyParasitologyfood webs

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    A Momentum-First Approach to Newton’s Second Law
    Students frequently struggle with seeing the connection between forces and motion in introductory physics. This lesson is part of a combined momentum and kinematics unit that first teaches...

    Keywords: group workMomentumNewton's Laws

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    Gender and Classroom Participation: A Case for Quantitative Analysis
    Teaching statistics to students using authentic research is one way to highlight the transferability and value of the material taught in the class. Below we describe an activity in Statistics for...

    Keywords: statisticsgenderpopulationProportionSampleEquality

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    The Inside and Outside the Body
    The Inside and Outside the Body activity helps students develop a conceptual understanding of anatomical barriers such as skin and mucus membranes that separate internal cells and fluids from the...

    Keywords: structureAnatomybarriers

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