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  1. Pain Medication Treatment Modeling Project

    Pain Medication Treatment Modeling Project

    2018-06-14 20:50:46 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ricardo Cortez | doi:10.25334/Q4WH77

    This classroom modeling project applies mathematical techniques to solve a problem related to drug dosage patterns. Suitable for high school or undergraduate students. Prerequisite: Calculus I.

  2. Passion-Driven Statistics as a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)

    Passion-Driven Statistics as a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)

    2018-06-14 01:09:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Dierker | doi:10.25334/Q4DD7V

    Session presentation on passion-driven, project-based experience in statistics at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

  3. Investigating the effects of urbanization on bird biodiversity: Testing three biodiversity hypotheses using citizen science data

    Investigating the effects of urbanization on bird biodiversity: Testing three biodiversity hypotheses using citizen science data

    2018-06-13 04:10:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Kovacs, Ebony Gaillard | doi:10.25334/Q4FD6S

    Students generate predictions and test three hypotheses about how biodiversity is affected by urbanization over time using citizen science generated bird count data and land use data from 13 locations in Florida over a 10 year time span

  4. Climate Change and Phenology: Evaluating Temperature, Precipitation, and Phenology of Frogs and Toads in Minnesota

    Climate Change and Phenology: Evaluating Temperature, Precipitation, and Phenology of Frogs and Toads in Minnesota

    2018-06-13 03:57:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristen Genet | doi:10.25334/Q4PX2M

    Students evaluate long term (100+ years) trends in temperature and precipitation, and then isolate a shorter time span (20 years) in which to evaluate the correlation between spring temps and the earliest reported calling dates for MN frogs and toads

  5. Circle Train Math Modeling Task

    Circle Train Math Modeling Task

    2018-06-13 03:03:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Maria Luteman Hernandez | doi:10.25334/Q4ZD7T

    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 vertical positions of a toy train moving on a circular track.

  6. Circle Train Problem TCM 2018_Hernandez.pdf - Google Drive

    Circle Train Problem TCM 2018_Hernandez.pdf - Google Drive

    2018-06-13 02:22:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Maria Hernandez | doi:10.25334/Q46X3N

    In this math modeling lesson, students build mathematical models for the horizontal and vertical position of a train moving along a circular track. The math topics includes transformations of sinusoidal functions connected to a contextual scenario.

  7. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior

    The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior

    2018-06-13 02:02:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Bonner, Gregory Cunningham | doi:10.25334/Q4Z69H

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through three different quantitative modules. In this module students create graphs, generate statistics, draw conclusions, and apply their knowledge.

  8. Painting turtles: an introduction to species distribution modeling in R

    Painting turtles: an introduction to species distribution modeling in R

    2018-06-13 01:55:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Carter | doi:10.25334/Q4NQ40

    This module uses R software to introduce students to the process of accessing databases and building species distribution models based on occurrence records.

  9. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    2018-06-13 01:51:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Debra Linton, Anna Monfils, Molly Phillips, Elizabeth Ellwood | doi:10.25334/Q46Q5B

    In this module, students explore changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.

  10. Investigating Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Ecologies Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Abstract) | TIEE

    Investigating Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Ecologies Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Abstract) | TIEE

    2018-06-13 01:29:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Maruthi Bhaskar | doi:10.25334/Q4R09K

    Identifying, mapping and understanding the magnitude and the spatial prevalence of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) such as chlamydia and gonorrhea diseases. Analyzing the spatial trends of the disease patterns at National, State and...

  11. Parasites -- They're what's for dinner: Investigating the role of parasites in aquatic food webs

    Parasites -- They're what's for dinner: Investigating the role of parasites in aquatic food webs

    2018-06-13 01:14:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Orlofske | doi:10.25334/Q40H41

    Use a well-resolved food web database from a freshwater wetland ecosystem in central California to explore how parasites influence community properties and learn how food webs are constructed and analyzed.

  12. Investigating Leaf Litter Decomposition and Invertebrate Communities in Streams

    Investigating Leaf Litter Decomposition and Invertebrate Communities in Streams

    2018-06-13 00:58:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alida Janmaat | doi:10.25334/Q4W674

    Students utilize the provided dataset to engage in an open-inquiry project on the impacts of abiotic and biotic factors on stream macroinvertebrate communities and/or leaf litter decomposition.

  13. Environment-Richness Relationships in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands: Guided Inquiry with Graph Interpretation (Abstract) | TIEE

    Environment-Richness Relationships in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands: Guided Inquiry with Graph Interpretation (Abstract) | TIEE

    2018-06-12 17:03:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amanda M Little | doi:10.25334/Q4MQ2X

    An introduction to linear models using plant and animal richness-environment relationships in ephemeral ponds and permanent wetlands.

  14. The Biology of Climate Change:  The effects of a changing climate on migrating and over-wintering species at a high-elevation field station

    The Biology of Climate Change: The effects of a changing climate on migrating and over-wintering species at a high-elevation field station

    2018-06-12 16:05:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Wu, Amy Ellwein | doi:10.25334/Q4X696

    Students evaluate weather and phenology data sets spanning 40+ years from a high-elevation field station in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, to test predictions about the effects of climate change on migrating and over-wintering animal and plant.

  15. Diseasebots

    Diseasebots

    2018-06-12 12:32:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies, Skylar Hopkins | doi:10.25334/Q4GD8V

    This module explores the effects of host density on contact rates and transmission of pathogens or mutualist symbionts using a hands-on simulation, a computer agent-based model in NetLogo, and an authentic ecological dataset.

  16. Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years

    Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years

    2018-06-12 01:26:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Christopher Gough, Cindee Giffen, Thomas W Woodward | doi:10.25334/Q4VD7W

    Students build on fundamental concepts of ecosystem production and carbon cycling, combining this knowledge with open long-term data from ecological and meteorological networks to uncover the environmental drivers of carbon fluxes.

  17. Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation

    Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation

    2018-06-12 01:17:21 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Cowden | doi:10.25334/Q4QX4P

    This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on their tutorial insights, that could be investigated locally.

  18. Freezer Full of Fossils v2.0

    Freezer Full of Fossils v2.0

    2018-06-11 18:34:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Louise Mead, Michael James Wiser, Noah Ribeck, Fred Hingst, Richard Schultz, Richard Lenski | doi:10.25334/Q40D9W

    The Long Term Evolution Experiment started by Dr. Richard Lenski provides a rich dataset to help students explore concepts of fitness, replication, and adaption.

  19. CyVerse Tutorials for NEON Data Science Institute 2018

    CyVerse Tutorials for NEON Data Science Institute 2018

    2018-06-11 18:33:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tyson Lee Swetnam, Megan A. Jones | doi:10.25334/Q48T4M

    Resource for conducting data intensive research on CyVerse

  20. National Institute for STEM Evaluation and Research (NISER)

    National Institute for STEM Evaluation and Research (NISER)

    2018-06-07 18:02:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sondra Marie LoRe, Pam Bishop, Kevin Kidder, Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/Q4J98F

    Poster on program evaluation presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop