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1Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution 1An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections

Authors

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1Joseph Cook (University of New Mexico) 1Libby Beckman (University of New Mexico)
2Yadeeh Sawyer (University of New Mexico) 2Yadeeh Sawyer (University of New Mexico) 
3Kayce Bell (University of New Mexico) 3Kayce Bell (University of New Mexico) 
4Libby Beckman (University of New Mexico) 4Joseph Cook (University of New Mexico)
5Hayley Orndorf (University of Pittsburgh) 5Hayley Orndorf (University of Pittsburgh) 
  6Libby Ellwood (iDigBio) 
  7Anna Monfils (Central Michigan University) 
  8Debra Linton (Central Michigan University) 
  9Molly Phillips (iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida) 

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1<p>Taught in Biology 203: Ecology and Evolution. Textbook: &ldquo;Biological Science 4th edition, Scott Freeman, Prentice Hall, 2010.&rdquo;</p>  1<p>This module guides students through tests of two fundamental rules of island biogeography using specimens collected from the Alexander Archipelago in Southeastern Alaska. The module was designed for use in the Ecology and Evolution (BIOL 203) course at the University of New Mexico.</p>
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3<ul>  3<p><strong>Groups associated with this resource:</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
4   <li>&nbsp;Lecture should introduce the various island effects and species diversity.  4
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6       <li>Chapters that address these topics include: Evolution by Natural Selection (ch24), Evolutionary processes (ch25), Biogeography (ch50), Species richness in ecological communities (ch53), and Biodiversity and conservation (ch55).</li>    
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9   <li>The lab will address Arctos searches, and concepts reinforcing lecture topics. Most of the work will be done as homework or a semester project. Final lab report will be due at the end of the semester with intermediate &ldquo;check points&rdquo; throughout.    
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11       <li>Relevant topics in the current lab manual include: Topic 20: Evidence of Evolution, and Topic 21: Natural Selection</li>    
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14   <li>This can be extended to higher level courses and to&nbsp;other &ldquo;island&rdquo; systems.</li>    
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1 file — ./EducationalModule_Islandsoriginal.pdf 1 file — ./Island_Biogeography_Module.docx
2 file — ./island biogeography image.PNG