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Tags: climate change

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 41)

  1. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2763/?v=1

  2. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2677/?v=1

  3. Promoting Climate Change Literacy for Non-majors: Implementation of an atmospheric carbon dioxide modeling activity as an inquiry-based classroom activity

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

    By Mary A. Williams1, Deena Wassenberg1

    University of Minnesota

    Students who are directly involved in scientific activities develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of both scientific knowledge and the scientific process. This understanding is critically...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2586/?v=1

  4. 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

    Rowan University

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2503/?v=1

  5. Lizard cold tolerance and extreme weather events: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton

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

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students interpret experimental and observational data about patterns in cold tolerance in the green anole. They reflect on the experience and identity of the lead researcher based on a video...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2491/?v=1

  6. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=2

  7. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE) with CO2 and 13CO2 data: adapted for R

    23 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz

    University of Texas at El Paso

    This is an adaptation to work in R of Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project) by Hage, M. 2020. Students will investigate geologic and modern evidence for global temperature and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2214/?v=1

  8. Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

    11 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Brzyski

    Seton Hill University

    This data set was compiled from worldwide data to examine the effects of drought on trees. Included in the dataset are measurements of growth and mortality as they relate to the size category of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2189/?v=1

  9. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

    17 Jul 2020 | 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=1

  10. Understanding Global Climate Change: Present, Past, and Future

    28 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Understanding global climate change through the lenses of the present, past, and future, combining modern technology and indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1947/?v=1

  11. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1939/?v=1

  12. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Risa Cohen

    In this module, students explain the importance of collections in scientific research, manipulate data in a spreadsheet program, create properly plotted and labeled graphs, analyze data to test...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1876/?v=1

  13. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Global Climate Models and Graphing in Excel (Adapted for Non-Majors)

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    Students link human behavior in various climate change scenarios to predicted temperature outcomes at both local (their assigned Latitude) and global (Latitudinal trends) scales. This adaptation is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1865/?v=1

  14. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE)

    18 Feb 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Hage

    Oxford College of Emory University

    This multi-part activity allows students to discover the relationships between CO2 and temperature and how these variables have changed over time using real-world data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1756/?v=1

  15. Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

    10 Feb 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3

    1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley

    A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1752/?v=1

  16. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1475/?v=1

  17. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1356/?v=1

  18. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1286/?v=1

  19. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Kelly

    Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

    In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1266/?v=1

  20. Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.

    30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This is a modification of the Linton et al. module in TIEE Volume 13. Students use data from digitized museum records of butterfly specimens in a modification with no homework (lab/workshop format)...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1163/?v=1