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Data Management using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data with Accompanying Lesson on Mark Recapture Analysis
17 Apr 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Jim McNeil1, Megan A. Jones2
1. George Mason University; Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation 2. National Ecological Observatory Network
Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by estimating small mammal...
Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America
05 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Eric Biardi
The module was used in lab following lecture material on pairwise interactions in ecology (emphasizing consumption, competition, mutualism), and parallel to community ecology (emphasizing food web...
Phylogenetic analysis using collections material: interpreting trait evolution by comparison of morphological and molecular genetic hypotheses
30 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher Ivey
California State University, Chico
Exercise spans two weeks, includes homework, and involves some groups of animals as well as plants. Emphasizes re-interpretation of morphological trait evolution following molecular genetic...
19 Feb 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
Spreadsheet Tutorial 4: t-Test
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
Calculate t-values and perform t-tests using built-in functions.
Data Nugget Grading Rubrics
14 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brenda Witt
Redlands Community College
As a supplement to the rubric provided for Data Nugget modules, I created a rubric containing specific point values for individual portions of the module as well as specific guidelines for...
A Walk Through the Woods
09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jerome Chave1, David Coomes2, Steven Jansen3, Simon Lewis4, Nathan Swenson5, Amy Zanne6, Gaby Lopez-Gonzales7, J Ilic, RB Miller8, MC Wiemann9, Samantha Swauger10
1. The Academy of Europe 2. Cambridge University 3. Ulm University 4. University College London 5. University of Maryland 6. The George Washington University 7. University of Leeds 8. University of California, Berkeley 9. University of Florida 10. DryadLab
Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository
Exploring the Lotka-Volterra Competition Model using Two Species of Parasitoid Wasps
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher Beck1, Judy Guinan2, Lawrence Blumer3, Robert Matthews4
1. Emory University 2. Radford University 3. Morehouse College 4. University of Georgia
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 2
Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?
By Tom Langen
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8
Teaching Exponential and Logistic Growth in a Variety of Classroom and Laboratory Settings
By Barry Aronhime1, Bret Elderd1, Carol Wicks1, Margaret McMichael2, Elizabeth Eich3
1. Louisiana State University 2. Baton Rouge Community College 3. Rice University
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 9
Modification to City Parks
By Kristen Kaczynski
California State University - Chico
Using a jigsaw approach, students calculated species richness, Shannon's diversity index and species evenness using the City Parks wildlife data.
Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
By Julie Beckstead1, Alexandra Lagasse1, Scott Robinson2
1. Gonzaga University 2. Wildlife Biologist, Retired, Bureau of Land Management Coeur d'Alene Field Office Coeur d'Alene
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7
Performing a Population Viability Analysis from Data Students Collect on a Local Plant
By Noah Chamey1, Sydne Record2
1. Hampshire College 2. Harvard University
Modification to What do Trees Know about the Rain
17 Dec 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Use of the tree ring data vs. precipitation to discuss how trees respond to drought
RNAseq data analysis using Galaxy
13 Nov 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Matthew Escobar1, Sam S Donovan2, Irina Makarevitch3, Bill Morgan4, Sabrina Robertson5
1. California State University San Marcos 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Hamline University 4. The College of Wooster 5. North Carolina State University
This is a bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a computer lab setting with life science majors.
DNA Subway Learning Resources
18 Oct 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jason Williams
DNA Learning Center
DNA Subway is a NIBLSE Recommended resource. This is a collection of learning resources associated with DNA Subway.
16 Oct 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
01 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Matthew Escobar
California State University - San Marcos
Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017
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27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser
The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection)
Teaching notes for "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America"
10 Jul 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachel Arnold
Northwest Indian College
This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America,"...