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  1. Too much of a good thing?  Exploring nutrient pollution in streams using bioindicators

    Too much of a good thing? Exploring nutrient pollution in streams using bioindicators

    2020-06-02 14:06:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Stephen Gosnell | doi:10.25334/K2EZ-RP39

    Students use data on nitrogen and phosphorus levels in streams and macrobenthic insect biodiversity to consider issues of nutrient pollution and stream health while learning to filter, summarize, and plot data.

  2. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast

    Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast

    2020-05-31 20:10:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/66FP-9M34

    Adaptation of the "TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?" specifically to include information on the SE (particularly Atlanta, GA).

  3. Landscape Indicators:Nutrients and Macroinvertebrates

    Landscape Indicators:Nutrients and Macroinvertebrates

    2020-05-31 15:26:50 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stacy Cotey | doi:10.25334/JDAD-G847

    Modification of the Investigating Human Impacts on Stream Ecology Module to emphasize landscape indicators and incorporate inclusive practices.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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?

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    2020-05-14 17:59:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Keith Johnson | doi:10.25334/6QTG-RQ39

    Through this 2-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

  14. Modules Ready or Adaptable for Online Learning: Google Sheet

    Modules Ready or Adaptable for Online Learning: Google Sheet

    2020-05-11 22:58:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Skylar Hopkins, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/NVM6-TH15

    A dynamic database of modules discoverable on QUBES that are ready or adaptable for online learning. Anyone can use or contribute to this database.

  15. A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

    A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

    2020-05-08 14:16:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ann E Russell | doi:10.25334/K3ST-QW48

    In this Team-based activity, students work in teams, playing the role of natural resource managers who must decide in which region to invest limited funding for nutrient reduction in streams. Students base their decision on data analyses, other info.

  16. Following the Data

    Following the Data

    2020-05-05 00:38:49 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Libby Ellwood | doi:10.25334/Q4WF18

    The video and exercise provides insight into how researchers are using digital data resources to investigate biodiversity in prairie fen wetlands.

  17. Diving into Deep Sea Data

    Diving into Deep Sea Data

    2020-04-23 19:39:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adania Flemming, Randy Singer, Molly Phillips | doi:10.25334/VRHA-DA79

    A module that combines NOAA's Okeanos Explorer and the iDigBio Portal to explore the deep sea!

  18. Using Digitized Collections-Based Data in Research: A Hands-On Crash Course in Ecological Niche Modeling

    Using Digitized Collections-Based Data in Research: A Hands-On Crash Course in Ecological Niche Modeling

    2020-04-23 15:37:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Blaine Marchant | doi:10.25334/50DG-QX17

    Step-by-step, hands-on instruction on ways to access and download these specimen data, how to process climate layer data, and how to apply Maxent software to construct ecological niche models.

  19. Louse Genetics, Genomics, and Gene Function...Oh My!

    Louse Genetics, Genomics, and Gene Function...Oh My!

    2020-04-22 23:45:47 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Julie Allen, Brad W Goodner, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/WR1H-KA33

    In this module, students will be investigating a louse gene with an unknown function to determine if it might be important in the evolution of the louse ecomorphs.

  20. Birds and Lice: Reciprocal Natural Selection

    Birds and Lice: Reciprocal Natural Selection

    2020-04-22 23:01:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Julie Allen, Brad W Goodner, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/JAWH-MZ69

    This exercise investigates the form and function of lice and their relationship to their bird host.