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  7. Sorry to Eat and Run: A Lesson Plan for Testing Trade-off in Squirrel Behavior Using Giving Up Densities (GUDs)

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher J. Yahnke*1, Laurie Dizney2, Johanna Varner3, Jennifer Duggan4, Hayley C. Lanier5, Liesl P. Erb6, Elizabeth A. Flaherty7, Patrice K. Connors3, John D. Hanson8

    1. University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point 2. University of Portland 3. Colorado Mesa University 4. California State University, Monterey Bay 5. University of Oklahoma 6. Warren Wilson College 7. Purdue University 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    All animals need to find and compete for food, shelter, and mates in order to survive and reproduce. They also need to avoid being eaten by predators. Optimal foraging theory provides a framework...


  8. Exploring Species Interactions with "Snapshot Serengeti"

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meredith S. Palmer*1, Charlie Willis2, Katherine Barry2, Craig Packer2, Annika Moe2, Deena Wassenberg2

    1. Princeton University 2. University of Minnesota

    Authentic learning experiences are a valuable way for students to gain an in-depth understanding of the scientific process. However, implementing such experiences in large enrollment courses can be...


  9. Creating ownership through creative writing: Advice columns as term papers in an upper-level Animal Behavior course

    22 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Kovacs

    Agnes Scott College

    Poster on taking a creative writing approach to traditional term papers. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.


  10. Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell

    25 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...


  11. Victoria Brown-Kennerly


  12. A Scientist Spotlight Featuring Dr. Danielle Brown

    15 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Merrie Renee Richardson

    Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College

    A Scientist Spotlight-style assignment designed to introduce students to themes of quantitative biology, field research, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in science. Includes Teaching Notes,...


  13. Stephen Christian d'Orgeix


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  17. Merrie Renee Richardson

    I am an Assistant Professor at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College in Bowling Green, KY. I primarily teach non-majors Introductory Biology and lab courses, as well as Intro. to...


  18. Amy Reber


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  20. Keith Price