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Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America

By Todd Levine1, Kellen Calinger2

1. Carroll University 2. Ohio State University

Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 10

Listed in Teaching Materials | resource by group ESA Data Discovery FMN (2018)

Version 1.0.0 - published on 15 May 2018 doi:10.25334/Q4098G - cite this

Licensed under CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International according to these terms

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Have long-term temperatures changed throughout Ohio? How will these temperature changes impact plant and animal phenology, ecological interactions, and, as a result, species diversity?

This teaching material allows students to:

  • produce and analyze graphs of temperature change using large, long-term data sets (synthesis, Analysis)
  • Develop methods for calculating species-specific shifts in flowering time with temperature change (Synthesis)
  • Describe the ecological consequences of shifting plant and animal phenology (Comprehension)
  • Evaluate data "cherry-picking" as a climate change skeptical tactic (Evaluation)

There is open-ended inquiry, guided inquiry, cooperative learning, critical thinking.

This adaptation modifies the original to help students keep track of their analyses.

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