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  1. Caribbean coral reef structure and biodiversity - Comparing boosted regression tree & multiple regression approaches

    Caribbean coral reef structure and biodiversity - Comparing boosted regression tree & multiple regression approaches

    2020-05-29 19:42:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Eric Womack | doi:10.25334/B0KS-JA38

    Creating and comparing boosted regression tree models to multiple regression models.

  2. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    2020-05-29 19:36:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Risa Cohen | doi:10.25334/97MV-B914

    In this module, students explain the importance of collections in scientific research, manipulate data in a spreadsheet program, create properly plotted and labeled graphs, analyze data to test hypotheses about climate effects of butterfly phenology

  3. Introduction to Data Management, Life History, and Demography

    Introduction to Data Management, Life History, and Demography

    2020-05-29 19:23:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Risa Cohen | doi:10.25334/HGM1-CF21

    Learning Goals: • explain importance of data management • identify elements of an organized data sheet • create & manipulate data in a spreadsheet • calculate vital statistics using life tables • collect, manage and analyze data to test hypotheses

  4. Adler QUBES Resource DIBS Genetics and Race

    Adler QUBES Resource DIBS Genetics and Race

    2020-05-29 16:23:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jacob Adler | doi:10.25334/MCP0-FK81

    Teaching notes and Presentation with Discussion Questions and Summative Assessment Data.

  5. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    2020-05-28 23:23:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Meghan Graham MacLean | doi:10.25334/QB8W-8B80

    This is a modification of an original TIEE Module, investigating these questions: How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? How does land cover change impact nutrient pollution?

  6. NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

    NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

    2020-05-28 19:25:04 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Meghan Graham MacLean | doi:10.25334/SAXJ-XC69

    Students explore the connections between land use decisions and land cover change, as well as how to predict the possible impacts of land use decisions into the future.

  7. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Global Climate Models and Graphing in Excel (Adapted for Non-Majors)

    Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Global Climate Models and Graphing in Excel (Adapted for Non-Majors)

    2020-05-28 11:33:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamara Basham | doi:10.25334/N3Z3-X514

    Students link human behavior in various climate change scenarios to predicted temperature outcomes at both local (their assigned Latitude) and global (Latitudinal trends) scales. This adaptation is intended to be more accessible to non-majors.

  8. Value of Mistakes. Making Mistakes Using R

    Value of Mistakes. Making Mistakes Using R

    2020-05-27 20:21:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Staci Neas Johnson | doi:10.25334/H6A0-VZ81

    This module allows students to frame mistakes and frustrations during their first introduction to R in terms of improved learning and growth mindset.

  9. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Episode One

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Episode One

    2020-05-27 20:10:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bryan Dewsbury, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Molly Phillips, Anna Monfils | doi:10.25334/P7NQ-HT70

    Episode One is a conversation with Bryan Dewsbury (University of Rhode Island) one of the authors of the CBE-LSE Inclusive Pedagogy guide.

  10. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning Recording

    STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning Recording

    2020-05-26 22:06:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Hayley Orndorf, Andrew Osborne Hasley | doi:10.25334/P8DR-N510

    Video recordings (with captions), transcript, and chat for the STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Universal Design for Learning.

  11. The Power of Data Standards

    The Power of Data Standards

    2020-05-23 02:00:08 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michaeleen Gerken Golay, Darlene Panvini, Molly Phillips, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo | doi:10.25334/WXTJ-B280

    Investigate data standards within the context of the Alpine Chipmunk and the Grinnell Study.

  12. Data management and introduction to QGIS and RStudio for spatial analysis

    Data management and introduction to QGIS and RStudio for spatial analysis

    2020-05-22 22:34:35 | Datasets | Contributor(s): Meghan Graham MacLean | doi:10.25334/48G8-6Y44

    Students learn about the importance of good data management and begin to explore QGIS and RStudio for spatial analysis purposes. Students will explore National Land Cover Database raster data and made-up vector point data on both platforms.

  13. Exploring Population Change without Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 4

    Exploring Population Change without Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 4

    2020-05-22 01:00:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amy Lark, Cory Kohn, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/JWTX-EB75

    An introductory activity exploring how a population changes without natural selection using the Avida-ED simulation.

  14. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Ecology: Introducing the Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN)

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Ecology: Introducing the Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN)

    2020-05-21 20:20:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alycia Crall, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Megan A. Jones, Claire Lunch, Katherine Jones | doi:10.25334/APV6-5X69

    The Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) was launched in the spring of 2019 following an NSF INCLUDES conference. This poster, summarizing the event, was presented at the 2019 Ecological Society of America conference.

  15. Figure of the Day: Identifying Ambiguity and Biases in Data Figures

    Figure of the Day: Identifying Ambiguity and Biases in Data Figures

    2020-05-21 16:11:08 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Raisa Hernández-Pacheco | doi:10.25334/EH5E-8F72

    The adaptation focuses on presenting figures with all the information in their axes. However, such figures present a medium level of quality to encourage students to discuss conceptually in groups and come up with suggestions on how to improve them.

  16. Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

    Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

    2020-05-21 15:11:09 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marcia Hesser | doi:10.25334/HVJM-JW96

    Active learning resource for pre-Nursing anatomy and physiology lecture explaining antigen presentation to CTLs and how the CTLs recognize and destroy the pathogen using Biointeractive animations and clicker questions.

  17. Avida-ED Experimental Evolution Project

    Avida-ED Experimental Evolution Project

    2020-05-18 21:52:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amy Lark, Cory Kohn, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/8GJZ-Z689

    Outline to a research project based on Avida-ED's digital organisms

  18. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    2020-05-18 18:15:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Larson | doi:10.25334/DPZ9-QD77

    This module is a modification of the Nuding and Hampton module in TIEE Volume 8. This modified module includes data from Alaska and is modified to be completed as an asynchronous lab in an online class.

  19. Demography from "virtual cemeteries"

    Demography from "virtual cemeteries"

    2020-05-18 17:29:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Larson | doi:10.25334/65XT-CM66

    This module is a modification of the Lanza module in TIEE Volume 8. Rather than requiring students to visit cemeteries outside of class, this modification has students collect data from online cemetery databases, analyze data, and present to the class.

  20. Exploring Fitness and Population Change  under Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 3

    Exploring Fitness and Population Change under Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 3

    2020-05-17 19:54:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amy Lark, Cory Kohn, Jim Smith, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Wendy Johnson | doi:10.25334/N8QM-MS64

    An introductory activity exploring the process of natural selection in action using the Avida-ED simulation.