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  1. Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem

    Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem

    2018-03-30 14:39:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4P419

    In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics.

  2. A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    2018-03-27 21:40:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lindsey Tuominen | doi:10.25334/Q4FM43

    In this lab, students will work with messy data to try to answer the question “How do plants inherit cotyledon color?”

  3. Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    2018-03-27 21:39:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4Q11K

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

  4. Morphological and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity

    Morphological and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity

    2018-03-27 21:38:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4ZH6G

    In this lab, students perform phylogenetic analyses on morphological and molecular data, and compare.

  5. Transpiration

    Transpiration

    2018-03-26 20:28:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4710V

    In this lab, students will examine differences between C3 and C4 plants in their transpiration rates.

  6. Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

    Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

    2018-03-26 19:39:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q4GH4C

    In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.

  7. Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis

    Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis

    2018-03-23 22:07:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Yen-Chu Weng | doi:10.25334/Q48105

    Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a research project on sea turtle conservation at Palmyra.

  8. Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment

    Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment

    2018-03-19 22:34:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): April Torres Conkey | doi:10.25334/Q4JH6R

    The Data Nugget- City Parks module was used in a sophomore-junior level undergraduate wildlife management techniques course (with lab) in Fall 2017. Modifications were made to the original Data Nugget and a local camera trapping survey was added.

  9. Development of the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection and Incubators

    Development of the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection and Incubators

    2018-03-16 18:09:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bill Morgan, Sam S Donovan, Hayley Orndorf, Sabrina Robertson, Elizabeth Ryder, Michael Sierk, Anne Rosenwald, Liz Dinsdale, Eric Triplett, Mark A. Pauley, William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/Q4TX1G

    Talk on the NIBLSE Resource Collection and Incubators given at several professional development confernces

  10. Quantitative Modeling by Biology UnderGraduate Students

    Quantitative Modeling by Biology UnderGraduate Students

    2018-03-15 18:51:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joe Dauer, Robert Mayes | doi:10.25334/Q44D60

    Workshop for biology faculty at University of Houston on the QUBES and QM BUGS projects

  11. The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

    The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

    2018-03-12 20:56:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): W. Wyatt Hoback, Tamara Smith | doi:10.25334/Q4R96J

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4

  12. Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data

    Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data

    2018-03-12 20:45:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Janet Lanza | doi:10.25334/Q40T2C

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8

  13. NEON data in undergraduate ecology courses: Data skills and learning opportunities

    NEON data in undergraduate ecology courses: Data skills and learning opportunities

    2018-03-07 20:40:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Wendy Gram, Megan A. Jones | doi:10.25334/Q41T32

    Presentation made by Wendy Gram et al. as part of the "Bringing Research Data to the Ecology Classroom: Opportunities, Barriers, and Next Steps” Session at the Ecological Society of America annual meeting, August 8th, 2017, Portland Oregon

  14. Evolution in Darwin's Finches: Using Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection postulates to evaluate evidence of evolution

    Evolution in Darwin's Finches: Using Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection postulates to evaluate evidence of evolution

    2018-03-07 19:03:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Bonner | doi:10.25334/Q49988

    Students evaluate evidence for evolution of Darwin's finches using authentic research data sets collected by Peter and Rosemary Grant.

  15. What do trees know about Rain? Adapted for an online, non-majors botany course

    What do trees know about Rain? Adapted for an online, non-majors botany course

    2018-03-05 02:54:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Liz Martin | doi:10.25334/Q4B976

    Minor modifications were made to this Data Nugget in order to use it in a fully online version of the introductory, non-majors botany course, Plants and People.

  16. Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?

    Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?

    2018-03-05 02:39:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Liz Martin | doi:10.25334/Q4KQ4C

    This publication contains the adaptations I made to the Data Nuggets module in order to use it with an online, introductory, non-majors botany class. I used this with a unit on natural and artificial selection in plants.

  17. Claymander Field Experiment

    Claymander Field Experiment

    2018-03-01 18:14:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexa Warwick, Louise Mead, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid, Evan Grant, Chris Sutherland, Arianna Wills, Emma Perry | doi:10.25334/Q46Q4Z

    This activity addresses how predation may affect the frequency of two color morphs in a population. Students collect and analyze data from clay salamander models ('claymanders') to determine whether there is a difference in predation rates.

  18. What Do Trees Know About Rain?

    What Do Trees Know About Rain?

    2018-03-01 16:11:46 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Paulette S Reneau | doi:10.25334/Q4D685

    The data nugget was introduced to a freshman General Biology lecture class as a culminating activity for the chapter entitled "Photosynthesis". Students worked independently and collaboratively to interpret the graph and answer questions.

  19. Gene Expression in Stem Cells

    Gene Expression in Stem Cells

    2018-03-01 16:06:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Paulette S Reneau | doi:10.25334/Q44Q2K

    The module served as in introduction to the Gene Expression unit. It was implemented in two phases, a pre-class activity and an in-class activity to introduce chapter concepts and reinforce quantitative skills.

  20. Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up

    Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up

    2018-02-28 15:37:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kiersten Nicole Newtoff, HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q45Q51

    Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to digest.