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  1. Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years

    11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher Gough1, Cindee Giffen2, Thomas W Woodward1

    1. Virginia Commonwealth University 2. University of Michigan

    Students build on fundamental concepts of ecosystem production and carbon cycling, combining this knowledge with open long-term data from ecological and meteorological networks to uncover the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/571/?v=1

  2. Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation

    11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nancy Cowden

    Lynchburg College

    This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/624/?v=1

  3. Biogeography of plant-associated fungi: who lives where and why?

    28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Naupaka Bruce Zimmerman1, Peter Vitousek2

    1. University of San Francisco 2. Stanford University

    This dataset of fungal communities associated with the leaves an endemic Hawaiian tree provides students opportunities to explore relationships between environmental variables and microbial...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/596/?v=1

  4. Have fish assemblages recovered from the legacy of acid rain?

    28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christine May1, Patrick Harmon1

    James Madison University

    This module provides a framework for upper-level ecology students to learn about limiting factors for stream fish diversity, using data from Shenandoah National Park and gaining skills in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/601/?v=1

  5. Do urban yards serve as a refuge for native land snail species?

    24 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kathryn Elizabeth Perez

    University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

    This module contains a series of take-home activities to prepare students to analyze their own dataset collected in lab.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/597/?v=1

  6. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data

    14 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Dangremond1, Julie Beckstead2, Alexandra Lagasse2, Scott Robinson3

    1. Roosevelt University 2. Gonzaga University 3. Wildlife Biologist, Retired, Bureau of Land Management Coeur d'Alene Field Office Coeur d'Alene

    Module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7Students will identify dependent and independent variables, create graphs of dependent variables plotted against...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/541/?v=1

  7. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century (Abstract) | TIEE

    11 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Prince1, Daniel Taub2, Gillian Graham2

    1. Lander University 2. Southwestern University

    Module for practice included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/533/?v=1

  8. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data

    11 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Prince1, Julie Beckstead2, Alexandra Lagasse2, Scott Robinson3

    1. Lander University 2. Gonzaga University 3. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/532/?v=1

  9. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data

    10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lazella Lawson1, Julie Beckstead2, Alexandra Lagasse2, Scott Robinson3

    1. The Master's University 2. Gonzaga University 3. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/529/?v=1

  10. The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

    10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lazella Lawson1, W. Wyatt Hoback2, Tamara Smith2

    1. The Master's University 2. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/523/?v=1

  11. Visualizing Global CO2 Emissions

    10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Yen-Chu Weng

    University of Washington

    Using CO2 emissions data, students will learn how to visualize data with Tableau Public. The teaching materials are suitable for upper-level undergraduate courses on data analysis and research...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/521/?v=1

  12. Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON

    10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones1, Lee F. Stanish2, Natalie Robinson2, Katherine D. Jones2, Cody Flagg2

    1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. National Ecological Observatory Network – Battelle

    This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/515/?v=1

  13. Population dynamics in simple two-species experimental microcosms

    22 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher T. Ivey

    California State University, Chico

    A two-week exercise which includes homework calculations and teaching resources. Students establish brine shrimp and Platymonas algal cultures and predict final densities.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/507/?v=1

  14. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/347/?v=2

  15. 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

    Fairfield University

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/456/?v=1

  16. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/435/?v=1

  17. Data Management using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data with Accompanying Lesson on Mark Recapture Analysis

    19 Feb 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/347/?v=1

  18. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/281/?v=1

  19. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/296/?v=1

  20. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/274/?v=1