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A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR
11 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Teaching Change
Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...
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
Addressing Complex, Emergent Risks in 21st Century Natural-Human Systems
21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jordan Kern
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Presentation on wicked problems in natural-human systems
AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson
22 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Monte Garroutte1, Jordan Metzgar1, Hirotsugu Mori1
University of Alaska Museum of the North
In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball peel...
Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Climate Change
16 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elli Bosch1, Kaycee Faunce1, Amanda Thompson
Virginia Commonwealth University
This learning module was designed to introduce students to the aquatic nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, their roles in ecosystem function and nutrient pollution, and what impacts climate change...
Chilling in the Cold: Using Thermal Acclimation to Demonstrate Phenotypic Plasticity in Animals
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leslie J. Potts*1, Mark J. Garcia1, Nicholas M. Teets1
University of Kentucky
The lesson plan described here provides students hands-on, scientific experiences that relate to the globally important issue of climate change and its impacts on animals. Students use the...
24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelly O'Donnell
This video describes the basic science of climate change. How do we know about climate in the past? What are humans interfering with? How can we make predictions about what will happen in the future?
Climate Change and Phenology: Evaluating Temperature, Precipitation, and Phenology of Frogs and Toads in Minnesota
12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristen Genet
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Students evaluate long term (100+ years) trends in temperature and precipitation, and then isolate a shorter time span (20 years) in which to evaluate the correlation between spring temps and the...
Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA
08 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1
This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.
Climate Change Effects on Lake Temperatures (Project EDDIE)
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cayelan Carey1, S Aditya, K. Subratie, R. Figueiredo, Kaitlin Farrell1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how climate change will affect lakes
Climate Change, Phenology, and Community Interactions: Helping students explore the complexity of changing ecosystems
12 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Doudna
Lansing Community College
Students explore findings from long-term studies of migrating and hibernating animals at high elevation. Students then use this understanding to explore the phenology of species and possible...
Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies
18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Coyle
A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...
17 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Developing quantitative skills for ecological data: the effects of climate warming on phenological variation and species interactions
21 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jill Hamilton1, Zachary Tarble1
North Dakota State University
Students combine long-term observational data sets and experimental warming in an alpine meadow in Gothic, CO to test, evaluate, and interpret ecological data focusing on phenological variation and...
Ecology/Environmental Biology Molecular Case Studies for Molecular CaseNet - YouTube
06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Heather Simpson2, Jennifer Glee Buntz2, Sheela Vemu3, Shuchismita Dutta4
1. Central Michigan University 2. Central New Mexico Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track and Northern Illinois University 4. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University
Biome Institute 2021, Fall Working Group Summary Video
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...
Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3
1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries
This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...
Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century
05 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Biardi
This module was used as an introduction to the science of climate change, with the goal of detecting trends in temperature change providing motivation for later course material on climate...
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
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Daniel Taub1, Gillian Graham1