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  1. NEON Data in the Classroom: Implementing and Adapting an Open Education NEON Resource “Quantifying the Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events-The 2013 Colorado Floods” for the Southern California Classroom.

    NEON Data in the Classroom: Implementing and Adapting an Open Education NEON Resource “Quantifying the Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events-The 2013 Colorado Floods” for the Southern California Classroom.

    2018-12-11 18:00:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adriane Clark Jones | doi:10.25334/Q4F43W

    Natural disasters and subsequent ecological disturbance events illustrate the complexity of problems in ecology and environmental science, and can be used as effective teaching tools. Unpacking the diverse real-world factors leading up to events offers op

  2. Permeability of Molecules

    Permeability of Molecules

    2018-12-11 02:42:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4JT77

    This module introduces Overton's Rule in the context of understanding the permeability of molecules across the cell membrane. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  3. Leaf litter and soil invertebrates

    Leaf litter and soil invertebrates

    2018-12-05 14:37:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Matlaga, Emily Mausteller | doi:10.25334/Q4VB29

    The diversity of invertebrates occupying the leaf litter and organic layer of soil can be quantified to examine abiotic and biotic questions. This lab can be used as a starting point for a long-term study or short-term activity to study invertebrates.

  4. Developing quantitative skills for ecological data: the effects of climate warming on phenological variation and species interactions

    Developing quantitative skills for ecological data: the effects of climate warming on phenological variation and species interactions

    2018-11-21 18:56:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jill Hamilton, Zachary Tarble | doi:10.25334/Q44Q7G

    Students combine long-term observational data sets and experimental warming in an alpine meadow in Gothic, CO to test, evaluate, and interpret ecological data focusing on phenological variation and species interactions in a changing climate

  5. Figure of the Day: Disease version

    Figure of the Day: Disease version

    2018-11-20 18:56:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arietta Fleming-Davies | doi:10.25334/Q4F72J

    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown. Forked version with all infectious disease graphs.

  6. The Mystery of the Missing Martens

    The Mystery of the Missing Martens

    2018-11-12 19:30:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth A. Flaherty, Carolyn A. Eckrich, Merav Ben-David | doi:10.25334/Q4072H

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case study introduces basic modeling to investigate a decline in an American marten population on an island in Southeast Alaska.

  7. Search for the Missing Sea Otters

    Search for the Missing Sea Otters

    2018-11-12 19:22:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mary Allen, Mark L. Kuhlmann | doi:10.25334/Q43X6V

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- using a progressive disclosure format, this case study teaches students how to apply ecological principles to a real-life ecological problem.

  8. Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds

    Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds

    2018-11-12 19:17:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q47Q8S

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case focuses on sexual selection in widowbirds.

  9. The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh?

    The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh?

    2018-11-12 19:11:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Beth A. Lawrence, Christopher R. Field | doi:10.25334/Q4CF07

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- in this interrupted case study, students follow a young naturalist as she explores why saltmarsh sparrows are increasingly rare in coastal wetlands of the northeastern United States.

  10. How Many More Thymes? A Case of Phytochemical Defense

    How Many More Thymes? A Case of Phytochemical Defense

    2018-11-12 19:05:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4H725

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this clicker case addresses several concepts related to the evolutionary ecology of herbivore defenses.

  11. The Evolution of Human Skin Color

    The Evolution of Human Skin Color

    2018-11-12 18:59:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Annie Prud’homme-Genereux | doi:10.25334/Q4MX54

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- while the concept of evolution by natural selection is very simple, it is often misunderstood by students.

  12. Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    2018-11-12 18:54:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joan Sharp | doi:10.25334/Q4RQ8F

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this "clicker" case study explores ultimate and proximate explanations for cryptic coloration in animals.

  13. Math and Stats in the Biology Classroom with HHMI BioInteractive

    Math and Stats in the Biology Classroom with HHMI BioInteractive

    2018-11-08 16:47:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristine Grayson, Karen Lucci, Bob Kuhn | doi:10.25334/Q4172T

    Conquer basic math and statistics used in biology while exploring classroom-ready resources. Concepts include central tendency and variation, spreadsheet skills, graphing, and data analysis with Chi-Square and T-Tests

  14. Introduction to Python for Data Science Course

    Introduction to Python for Data Science Course

    2018-11-05 14:40:10 | Teaching Materials | doi:10.25334/Q4BM79

    Free Introduction to Python for Data Science Course at DataCamp

  15. Introduction to R Course

    Introduction to R Course

    2018-11-05 14:34:25 | Teaching Materials | doi:10.25334/Q4GB1H

    Free Introduction to R Course at DataCamp

  16. DataCamp

    DataCamp

    2018-11-05 14:25:41 | Teaching Materials | doi:10.25334/Q4M43F

    DataCamp: The Easiest Way to Learn Data Science Online

  17. Lesson II - Databases

    Lesson II - Databases

    2018-10-31 15:39:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/Q47B0Z

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson II introduces the principal databases for microbial genomics.

  18. Lesson I - Introduction to Genome Solver

    Lesson I - Introduction to Genome Solver

    2018-10-31 15:36:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/Q4C14M

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Part I is the Introduction to the Genome Solver Project.

  19. 50 Years of Data Science

    50 Years of Data Science

    2018-10-30 10:36:16 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David Donoho | doi:10.25334/Q42B0D

    This paper reviews some ingredients of the current “Data Science moment”, including recent commentary about data science in the popular media, and about how/whether Data Science is really different from Statistics.

  20. DataONE Module 01: Why Data Management?

    DataONE Module 01: Why Data Management?

    2018-10-30 10:30:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amber E Budden | doi:10.25334/Q4613P

    Trends in data collection, storage and loss, the importance and benefits of data management, and an introduction to the data life cycle.