##### Introduction to Climate Change: Why we should care
In this lesson, students cover the basics of climate change, interpret and predict several graphs that explain climate change scenarios under different treatment options, and reflect on an...
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##### 5-090-SolidParticleErosion-ModelingScenario
By applying Newton's second law, and making a collection of reasonable assumptions, students will derive a system of differential equations that model the path of a rigid particle as it gouges...
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##### 9-002-GroundWaterFlow-ModelingScenario
The goals of this project are to compare a conceptual one-dimensional groundwater flow model to observations made in a laboratory setting, and to discuss the differences.
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##### 1-110-TidePoolSnails-ModelingScenario
Students use linear differential equations to model temperature change, in a sand tide pool and inside the shell of a snail in the tide pool. We offer data on temperature in a tide pool as the...
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##### 2014-Jiri_Lebl-Notes_on_Diffy_Qs_Differential_Equations_for_Engineers
There is a pdf and html version of the text as well as a purchasable paperback version. The text has pretty much all the basics, but has only a few exercises and there is very little modeling.
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##### Sorry to Eat and Run: A Lesson Plan for Testing Trade-off in Squirrel Behavior Using Giving Up Densities (GUDs)
All animals need to find and compete for food, shelter, and mates in order to survive and reproduce. They also need to avoid being eaten by predators. Optimal foraging theory provides a framework...
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##### Teaching the Photoelectric Effect Using an Open-Source Interactive Simulation
The photoelectric effect is one of the fundamental experiments that established the basis of quantum mechanics. Students studying this experiment in modern physics courses struggle to understand...
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##### Squirreling from Afar: Adapting Squirrel-Net Modules for Remote Teaching and Learning
The shift from face-to-face instruction to remote teaching and learning has proven to be a challenging endeavor for many reasons, including lack of time, resources, and inspiration. Lab courses,...
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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...
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##### An Introduction to the Squirrel-Net Teaching Modules
Although course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) are gaining popularity in biology, most are designed for benchwork-based laboratory courses while few focus on field-based skills....
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##### A new approach to course-based research using a hermit crab-hydrozoan symbiosis
There are few feasible models for marine-focused inquiry laboratory activities, a notable shortcoming for instructors seeking to engage their students in meaningful, course-based research...
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##### Simulating Cortical Rotation, Axis Induction, and Experimental Embryology in Amphibian Embryos Using Clay Models
The study of development requires learners to understand spatially complex concepts like embryo anatomy. Embryo anatomy is dynamic over time, and it is often manipulated by researchers in...
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