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    Biomes lecture with active learning activities and a worksheet set
    Learning Objectives: *Identify the characteristics of each biome *Know the major drivers of global climate patterns *Discern how 2 factors largely determine terrestrial biomes *Evaluate the...

    Keywords: lecture slidesgraphsglobal warmingclimatebiomesConvergent Evolution

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    GBIF Tutorial - BLUE Resource
    A user guide and video instructions for GBIF

    Keywords: Querying databasesdatabasedata in the classroombiodiversity informaticsbiodiversity collections

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    PLANT Talking Points: Economic Botany - how we value plants...
    This resource gives insight into the interactions between humans and the environment.

    Keywords: sustainabilitybotanyenvironmentethnobotany

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    Undergraduate Research at Lane Community College
    Session presentation on CURES at Lane Community College presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    Keywords: undergraduate researchcommunitySummer Workshop 2018CUREs

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    Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa Study Coral Reef Damage in American Samoa
    Field research on coral bleaching suggests possibilities for saving threatened reefs.

    Keywords: ecologyResources @ HHMI - BioInteractiveVideoBiodiversityclimateAnimalsScientific ProcessScientific Methodologyearth and environmenthuman impactsscientists at workdiversity of organismsHigh School

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    1999-F_Brauer-What Goes Up Must Come Down
    This paper is a wonderfully general analysis of the following, “It is natural to ask whether a particle propelled upwards takes longer to fall to earth from its maximum height than it takes to rise...

    Keywords: projectilefrictionfalling timerising timemaximum height

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    1999-F_Brauer-What_Goes_Up_Must_Come_Down
    It is natural to ask whether a particle propelled upwards takes longer to fall to earth from its maximum height than it takes to rise to this maximum height for frictional forces that are nonlinear...

    Keywords: resistancefallingprojectilevertical projectile

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    Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research
    The objectives of this exercise are to familiarize you with the information content of biodiversity specimens and their labels, the breadth of that information across geographic space and/or time.

    Keywords: Biodiversitynatural history collectionsBLUEresearch specimensbiodiversity dataspecimen labels

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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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    Using the Project EDDIE Sustainability Metrics module in Exploring Earth
    Students use GapMinder, an interactive data exploration and visualization tool, to assess human impact on Earth systems. Using the impact = population x affluence x technology (IPAT) framework...

    Keywords: sustainabilityProject EDDIE

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    Augmented Reality Metabolic Pathways (ARMET)
    The ARMET app is developed using Unity, 3D molecules obtained from Protein Data Bank and ChemSpider-chemical structure database, the usage data are stored into a database (MySQL) and are analyzed...

    Keywords: BiochemistryAugmented RealityMetabolic Pathways

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    Visualizing Global CO2 Emissions
    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...

    Keywords: data visualizationResource Typeclimate change dataTableau

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    Exploring EnvironmenATL Justice with Data Analytics and Visualization
    Basic data handling and data analysis skills are introduced to visualize and analyze ‘big data.’ Environmental justice is introduced to give students an understanding of tools and strategies to...

    Keywords: social justiceenvironmental justiceatlantaHBCUsCulturally responsive science teachingenvironmental racismenvironmental injustice

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    Population Ecology of the Northern Spotted Owl
    The mathematical modeling of populations utilizing field-collected demographic data is an important component of lab curricula in a variety of undergraduate biology lab courses. During the global...

    Keywords: demographyCommunity Ecologypopulation ecologyconservation biologylife tables

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    Creating a Deeper Understanding of Big Geospatial Data, Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), and Community Science using Project Eddie Modules
    This module uses the Project Eddie Module Assessing the Risk of Invasive Species Using Community Science Data developed by Heard, M. J. (2023) to create a deeper understanding of big geospatial...

    Keywords: GISInvasive SpeciesGeospatial ScienceProject EDDIEgeographyCitizen and Community Sciencegeographic information sciencevolunteering

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    Using the Project Eddie Module “Paleoclimate and Ocean Biogeochemistry” in the Upper-Division Undergraduate Course “Climate and the Earth System”
    Students explore and compare datasets on modern nutrient concentrations and productivity, as well as paleo datasets to try to answer the question: “How does primary productivity influence global...

    Keywords: BiogeochemistryPaleoclimatepleoceanographygeochemistry

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    Seismology Lab (Project EDDIE)
    OBJECTIVES: • Differentiate P-waves from S-waves • Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record • Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter • Use...

    Keywords: Project EDDIE

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    Water Quality Module (Project EDDIE)
    Students utilize real-time nitrate data from the US Geological Survey to statistically evaluate water quality impacts and to identify their causes

    Keywords: dataconcentrationProject EDDIEnnitrogen cycle

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    Passion-Driven Statistics
    E-book in .pdf format and customizable .iba format

    Keywords: statisticstextbook

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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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