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Tags: Biodiversity

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  1. Lenin Chumbe

  2. "Got Algae?" A Sorting Game for Introducing the Weird and Wonderful Diversity of Algae

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

    By Bridgette E. Clarkston

    University of British Columbia

    Algae are a fascinating and diverse organismal group, with global ecological importance, a storied evolutionary history and deep connections to both contemporary and historical human societies. Yet...

  3. Developing Data Literacy Skills and Connecting the Student Experience in the Classroom to the Community Through Biodiversity Projects

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

    By Jessica Lee Joyner*1, Kelly L. O'Donnell2

    1. Georgia State University 2. Macaulay Honors College, City University of New York

    Undergraduate education and long-term science literacy are enhanced by integrating data projects with public datasets and creating analysis summaries. Underutilized public datasets are often...

  4. Biodiversity Show and Tell: An Accessible Activity to Encourage Students to Explore the Tree of Life

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

    By Sarah R. Stockwell*1, Jessica A. Davids1

    University of California San Diego

    An appreciation of organismal diversity is a requirement for understanding evolution and ecology, and can serve as a source of amazement and wonder that inspires students to enjoy biology. However,...

  5. Assessing Urban Biodiversity With the eBird Citizen Science Project: A Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Module

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

    By Karin R. Gastreich

    Avila University

    The eBird citizen science module takes advantage of technology tools and online resources developed by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology ( to achieve several learning...

  6. Teaching Biodiversity with Museum Specimens in an Inquiry-Based Lab

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

    By Lisa L. Walsh*†1, Cynthia J. Giffen†1, Cody W. Thompson1

    University of Michigan

    In response to the growth of biology datasets and broad efforts to digitize data, an increasingly important skill for science students is the management and analysis of large datasets. We designed...

  7. CURE-all: Large Scale Implementation of Authentic DNA Barcoding Research into First-Year Biology Curriculum

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

    By Oliver Hyman*1, Elizabeth Doyle1, Joseph Harsh1, Joanna Mott2, Andrea Pesce1, Bejan Rasoul1, Kyle Seifert1, Ray Enke1

    1. James Madison University 2. California State University

    Growing calls in science education reform have emphasized wide-scale engagement of first-year undergraduate students in authentic research experiences; however, large course enrollments, inadequate...

  8. Quantifying and Visualizing Campus Tree Phenology

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

    By Nathan Emery*1, Caleb Trujillo1, Andrew Jarosz1, Tammy Long1

    Michigan State University

    Large enrollment courses present a challenge for instructors who want to engage students in authentic science practices that fit the recommendations of Vision & Change. Our lesson provides a...

  9. Jorge Ramos

  10. Sarah Ann Boyle

  11. Kevin Potter

  12. Samantha Rumschlag

  13. Bruce W Grant

  14. Engaging students in data exploration using digital biodiversity databases: BLUE Data Network

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    Slides for BLUE presentation at 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  15. Integrating digitized biodiversity data exploration into the undergraduate biology curriculum

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Lisa White3, Anna Monfils1

    1. Central Michigan University 2. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 3. UC Museum of Paleontology

    Poster on the Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE) project presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

  16. Tamara Mau

  17. Bryan Yockers

  18. Alicia McGrew

  19. Mitchell Roffer

  20. Jasper Van doninck