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  1. Communicating with Data: Infographic with Digital Data

    Communicating with Data: Infographic with Digital Data

    2020-03-22 23:43:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/4H38-8A18

    Working collaboratively in teams of 2-4 researchers, students engage in targeted projects to address critical information and research needs using digital biodiversity data.

  2. 21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

    21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

    2020-03-22 22:01:10 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/C0BA-ZP79

    This activity includes a leadership assessment and associated exercise to encourage the development of 21st Century STEM Skills.

  3. COVID-19 Simulator (ISEE) Module

    COVID-19 Simulator (ISEE) Module

    2020-03-20 14:56:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Hews | doi:10.25334/GA88-NM81

    This accessible module guides students through exploring the COVID-19 Simulator developed by ISEE. Students dig into the four scenarios provided (including the parameters and the graphs), construct their own scenarios, and interpret their results.

  4. Coronavirus Epidemic Curves - Graphically Interpreting Derivatives

    Coronavirus Epidemic Curves - Graphically Interpreting Derivatives

    2020-03-19 19:01:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Hews | doi:10.25334/7AN8-X409

    A set of exam questions or class activity related to 'flatten the curve' during the coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Content includes: notation, first derivative, second derivative, and interpreting results.

  5. GBIF Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    GBIF Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    2020-03-19 10:46:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Libby Ellwood | doi:10.25334/YC3J-TQ78

    A user guide and video instructions for GBIF

  6. iDigBio Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    iDigBio Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    2020-03-19 10:41:46 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Molly Phillips | doi:10.25334/YKDA-YC79

    A user guide and video instructions for iDigBio

  7. Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    2020-03-19 10:35:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erica Krimmel | doi:10.25334/72ZK-CK13

    A user guide and video instructions for Arctos

  8. Backward Design with Digital Data

    Backward Design with Digital Data

    2020-03-19 09:41:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Molly Phillips, Erica Krimmel, Natalie Douglas, Anna Monfils | doi:10.25334/9SDG-5Z52

    Best practices for designing educational modules using biodiversity data

  9. Data Ethics

    Data Ethics

    2020-03-19 09:06:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rebecca Renirie | doi:10.25334/ZKY1-6C12

    Data ethics and the use of digital data

  10. Does Organelle Shape Matter? Exploring Cell Shape through the Allen Cell Explorer and High-content Microscopy Datasets

    Does Organelle Shape Matter? Exploring Cell Shape through the Allen Cell Explorer and High-content Microscopy Datasets

    2020-03-13 20:24:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carlos Christopher Goller, Kaitlyn Casimo | doi:10.25334/QJ2B-JW15

    The morphology and localization of structures inside the cell are often assumed to fit the ideal images found in biology textbooks. This interrupted case study using high-throughput microscopy data from the Allen Institute addresses this...

  11. SEIR simulation activity for flattening the curve

    SEIR simulation activity for flattening the curve

    2020-03-12 18:13:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/70ER-7992

    This is a short exploration activity to introduce SIR and SEIR models without explicitly introducing differential equations. It utilizes the R package EpiDynamics and students can run the simulations themselves to observe flattening the curve.

  12. Universal Design for Learning - Faculty Mentoring Network Introduction

    Universal Design for Learning - Faculty Mentoring Network Introduction

    2020-03-04 18:39:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley, Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/JG5W-E031

    Overview of Universal Design for Learning, presented to a faculty mentoring network during a virtual meeting

  13. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE)

    Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE)

    2020-02-18 20:23:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Melissa Hage | doi:10.25334/FPA6-AS71

    This multi-part activity allows students to discover the relationships between CO2 and temperature and how these variables have changed over time using real-world data.

  14. Water Quality Investigation (Project EDDIE)

    Water Quality Investigation (Project EDDIE)

    2020-02-18 13:57:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Melissa Hage | doi:10.25334/C4C3-3S91

    This multi-part module aims to help you learn about water quality implications by understanding the variability of concentrations of nitrate in stream water through the evaluation of real-time data and identifying the reasons for this variability.

  15. Chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables

    Chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables

    2020-02-13 17:07:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Matthew Aiello-Lammens | doi:10.25334/EM4Y-X154

    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to work through a chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables.

  16. Population Demography in Swirl

    Population Demography in Swirl

    2020-02-12 20:27:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/NANC-M515

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

  17. Population Ecology in Swirl: Estimating Population Sizes

    Population Ecology in Swirl: Estimating Population Sizes

    2020-02-12 20:18:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mary E McWhirt, Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/ABP7-GA97

    The students will learn to estimate population sizes and consider assumptions of mathematical models and their applicability to the ecology of an organism/population

  18. Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

    Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

    2020-02-10 22:18:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Talisin Hammond, Rachel E. Walsh, Eileen Lacey | doi:10.25334/BEY3-QH48

    A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills in R, ecological niche modeling in Maxent, and more.

  19. Basic Statistics

    Basic Statistics

    2020-01-27 21:11:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel, Alycia Lackey | doi:10.25334/N0T7-DD80

    The students will practice identifying the appropriate basic statistical tests when given a scenario and learn how to run and interpret those statistical tests in R.

  20. Exploring the evolution of caffeine biosynthesis enzymes

    Exploring the evolution of caffeine biosynthesis enzymes

    2020-01-23 01:18:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Shuchismita Dutta | doi:10.25334/EE3E-S080

    Caffeine is a very common stimulant consume worldwide as tea, coffee, mate, cocoa, and chocolate. Ever wondered why plants make caffeine? Do all caffeine producing plants have the same enzymes for caffeine biosynthesis?