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  1. Island Biogeography

    Island Biogeography

    2020-01-01 21:47:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Daniel Lauer, Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/ABY7-GQ05

    The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.

  2. R Subsetting Tutorial

    R Subsetting Tutorial

    2020-01-01 21:18:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mary Kho, Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/GZCA-S726

    The students will practice manipulating data to add to or extract subsets of specific values, rows, columns, or subsets of data contained in existing data files.

  3. Testing hypotheses about the role of wildfire in structuring avian communities

    Testing hypotheses about the role of wildfire in structuring avian communities

    2019-12-19 17:02:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lesley Bulluck | doi:10.25334/R2S1-4S62

    This module assesses the role of wildfire in the eastern US and its impact on bird communities using NEON bird survey data from pre- and post- a major wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) in November 2016.

  4. Ontology for UDL and Related Content

    Ontology for UDL and Related Content

    2019-12-19 03:50:44 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley | doi:10.25334/J0BB-VZ19

    This is a description of tagging ontology that can be used for UDL resources

  5. Data Analysis and Cancer

    Data Analysis and Cancer

    2019-12-18 21:51:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lynn Marie Diener | doi:10.25334/BTAS-Z679

    This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis applying what they learned to their interpretation of the data

  6. 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

  7. Brian Dewsbury's Resources on Inclusion

    Brian Dewsbury's Resources on Inclusion

    2019-12-17 23:20:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Dewsbury | doi:10.25334/GEYZ-KT70

    A list of material in various platforms that help to inform developing thoughts on the ways in which social structure affects the nature of teaching and learning.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON

    Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON

    2019-12-17 00:56:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Courtney Campany, David Kang | doi:10.25334/25CW-6988

    This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with budding interests of the largely pre-heath student body.

  11. A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology

    A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology

    2019-12-11 14:17:44 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Karen Cangialosi | doi:10.25334/3VYB-3H02

    A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology was curated and written entirely by students, and mostly edited by students at Keene State College that were enrolled in the course taught by Dr. Karen Cangialosi using methods of Open Pedagogy.

  12. Online, 10-minute adaptation of Biobyte 1 – Where are we in the data science landscape?

    Online, 10-minute adaptation of Biobyte 1 – Where are we in the data science landscape?

    2019-12-11 01:19:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Megan A. Jones | doi:10.25334/D20F-P060

    Adaptation for 10 minute activity in an online meeting to introduce the NAS Data Science For Undergraduates report's definition of data acumen and engage participants in a self assessment of how they connect with those 10 data science concepts.

  13. 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.

  14. Bacteria Transformation

    Bacteria Transformation

    2019-12-03 00:14:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Matthew Zelisko, Kimberly Anderson | doi:10.25334/1J75-A813

    TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.

  15. Building creatures with the central dogma of biology

    Building creatures with the central dogma of biology

    2019-12-02 23:47:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Melissa Skyer | doi:10.25334/FF4P-JE38

    Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes

  16. Untitled QUBES Resource Draft (1)

    Untitled QUBES Resource Draft (1)

    2019-11-22 21:43:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elia Crisucci | doi:10.25334/ZQ9T-MG93

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  17. Lesson VI - The Community Science Project

    Lesson VI - The Community Science Project

    2019-11-19 21:18:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/MN0K-XB56

    Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage genes embedded in bacterial genomes.

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Climate Change Module

    Climate Change Module

    2019-11-19 17:46:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Catherine O'Reilly, D. C. Richardson, R. D. Gougis | doi:10.25334/Y7B6-5070

    Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record