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  1. Introduction to UNIX command line

    Introduction to UNIX command line

    2020-01-22 13:53:21 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Serghei Mangul, Kristen Butela, Michael Sierk, Lihua Stefan | doi:10.25334/H7TG-G648

    A laboratory module for an upper-level undergraduate biology course in which students will be able to carry out simple tasks using the Unix command-line environment.

  2. Graphing grouped continuous data in R with swirl

    Graphing grouped continuous data in R with swirl

    2020-01-13 20:13:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marney Pratt | doi:10.25334/FM8B-PM89

    This lesson helps students know some of the options for how to graph grouped continuous data (such as those involved in doing a t-test or ANOVA) and how to choose the best option.

  3. Conducting Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) in R with swirl

    Conducting Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) in R with swirl

    2020-01-13 20:00:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kevin Geyer | doi:10.25334/92KV-EH29

    This lesson offers an introduction to ANOVA, including 1) how this statistical test can be differentiated from others and 2) a step-by-step guide to conducting and interpreting ANOVA results in R, including assumption testing and post-hoc analysis.

  4. Interpreting one-factor ANOVA in R with swirl

    Interpreting one-factor ANOVA in R with swirl

    2020-01-13 19:37:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeremy Claisse | doi:10.25334/SA4D-PF95

    Interpreting One-Factor Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

  5. One-way ANOVA in R with swirl

    One-way ANOVA in R with swirl

    2020-01-13 19:18:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bengt Allen | doi:10.25334/2MRV-SA62

    One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), following the text in Chapter 5 of Beckerman et al. (2017) Getting started with R: an introduction for biologists, 2nd edition.

  6. Soil Respiration Module

    Soil Respiration Module

    2020-01-13 19:09:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Kleiss | doi:10.25334/3CRR-K625

    Soils hold more carbon (C) than any other component of the terrestrial biosphere!

  7. Rates of climate change: ice ages and today

    Rates of climate change: ice ages and today

    2020-01-13 19:02:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Kleiss | doi:10.25334/Z2FV-WQ38

    Students explore rates of changes of temperature and atmospheric CO2 from the Vostok ice core record. They compare these rates to modern rates of climate change from the Keeling curve and GISS global temperature data set.

  8. Data is the New Science - Modified and combined with Following the Data Module

    Data is the New Science - Modified and combined with Following the Data Module

    2020-01-10 20:52:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Darlene Panvini | doi:10.25334/RN01-VX30

    In this module, students will be introduced to some emerging biodiversity data resources. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources and apply what they have learned to research a question.

  9. BLAST Exercises for Analyzing Cloning Results

    BLAST Exercises for Analyzing Cloning Results

    2020-01-10 01:47:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin R. Morris | doi:10.25334/YY9D-4W75

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. These activities have modified Lesson 1: Introduction to Genome Solver.

  10. Databases:  A Study of Influenza

    Databases: A Study of Influenza

    2020-01-09 21:35:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Selene Nikaido | doi:10.25334/Z8VP-G378

    This lesson introduces the student to the Influenza Research Database. Students will select Influenza genome sequences to see how they are related. Students tests hypotheses about evolutionary ideas involving reassortment in Influenza.

  11. Introduction to Genome Annotation

    Introduction to Genome Annotation

    2020-01-09 21:32:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Selene Nikaido | doi:10.25334/2ANZ-SV60

    This exercise is an adaptation of the Annotation Lesson by Rosenwald et al. It introduces the use of bioinformatics tools to extract information from genome databases. It is a basic lesson on genome annotation databases.

  12. BLAST-HGT PROJECT

    BLAST-HGT PROJECT

    2020-01-08 04:30:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Shawna Reed | doi:10.25334/JX5K-4E39

    Genome Solver modules were combined to make one project for students using tools within NCBI BLAST to explore phylogenetics and horizontal gene transfer from phage to Chlamydia.

  13. Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification

    Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification

    2020-01-02 03:23:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Catherine Beck | doi:10.25334/GV7F-CR21

    Stream discharge is a fundamental measure of water supply in stream systems. Low discharge may cause problems with water supply and fish passage, while high discharge may mean flooding. In this module, students explore real-time stream discharge...

  14. Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications

    Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications

    2020-01-02 03:10:49 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Catherine Beck | doi:10.25334/0HJZ-CW35

    Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record

  15. Analyzing current and past climate data

    Analyzing current and past climate data

    2019-12-18 15:33:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Beth Cadieux | doi:10.25334/V7K2-0F15

    Students analyze current and past temperature and carbon dioxide data in order to interpret how current climate change is related to climate over the past 450,000 years. Objectives: • Are global temperatures rising? • Are CO2 levels rising? • What is

  16. Seismology Lab

    Seismology Lab

    2019-12-17 19:36:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Beth Cadieux | doi:10.25334/XFQ5-WP08

    OBJECTIVES: • Differentiate P-wave from S-wave • Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record • Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter • Use seismic waves to determine earthquake location

  17. Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections

    Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections

    2019-12-17 19:26:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaitlin Stack Whitney | doi:10.25334/RSKN-MQ83

    Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the origins, problems, and current uses of collections.

  18. An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images

    An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images

    2019-12-04 19:33:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Amanda Fisher | doi:10.25334/1NCG-T718

    In this module, students will be introduced to some biodiversity data resources and how to search for and download herbarium specimen images. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources.

  19. Spectral Seismology Module

    Spectral Seismology Module

    2019-11-19 17:54:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): D. S. Soule, M. Weirathmuller, G. Kroeger, R. D. Gougis | doi:10.25334/EZ9F-N902

    Based on a conceptual presentation of waveforms and filters

  20. Water Quality Module

    Water Quality Module

    2019-11-19 17:49:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): C. A. Gibson, D. N. Castendyk | doi:10.25334/WCA6-BS39

    Students utilize real-time nitrate data from the US Geological Survey to statistically evaluate water quality impacts and to identify their causes