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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. 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...


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In 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...

  6. 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...


  7. AIMS: Dendroclimatology

    21 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stockton Maxwell, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/544/The AIMS (Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics) project was founded on the idea that students don't often care much about analysis until they care about...

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  11. 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...


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  13. Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert E. Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, Adam Welman

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/266Ecological QuestionIs there evidence for global warming in long term data on changes in dates of ice cover in three Wisconsin Lakes?This activity uses ice cover records from three lakes in...

  14. 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...


  15. Climate Change

    24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly O'Donnell

    Science Forward

    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?


  16. 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...


  17. 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.


  18. 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


  19. 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...


  20. 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...