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  1. 10-100-InsectOutbreaks-ModelingScenario

    09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jacob Duncan

    Winona State University, Winona MN USA

    We use a system of difference equations that incorporates a temperature-dependent MPB population growth rate to model the outbreak and recovery cycle in mountain pine beetle-infested forests.


  2. Impact of Warming on Tidal Wetlands

    08 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erik Kaseloo

    This lesson uses a t-test and ANOVA to determine if higher temperatures will have a significant impact on change in mangrove height, change in belowground biomass, and change in surface elevation...


  3. Green Infrastructure/Green Roofs (Project Eddie)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth Farrell

    SUNY Nassau Community College

    Runoff in urban areas is an increasingly important issue when it comes to water quality. It is a major hydrologic issue in New York City, as urban infrastructure creates excess runoff and...


  4. Laura Rosales Lagarde


  5. 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


  6. 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...


  7. Susan J. Mazer


  8. Lee Anne Martinez


  9. 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...


  10. 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...


  11. 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.


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  14. 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...


  15. Daniel Consolvo


  16. 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. 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...


  18. Rachel Hovel


  19. 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...


  20. Kristen M Waring