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NMDS to Study Dead Wood Fungi Communities in Parks of New Jersey
30 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maria Shumskaya1, Christopher Zambell1
Students use dead wood (saproxylic) fungi occurrence data from New Jersey, USA collected by students and faculty of Kean University to learn the basics of community ecology. Simple NMDS ordination...
Thilina Dilan Surasinghe
The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. Introduction to data visualization.
28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By pamela scheffler
Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior.. In this module students learn to analyze and present graphic data in ways that simplify interpretation.
Sara A. Benham
Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools
22 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1
1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University
Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...
MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota
21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebekah Chapman
Georgia State University
The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the...
Search for the Missing Sea Otters
12 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mary Allen1, Mark L. Kuhlmann1
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- using a progressive disclosure format, this case study teaches students how to apply ecological principles to a real-life ecological problem.
Robert F Smith
J. Stephen Gosnell
Exploring the Ecology of Gorongosa
20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Carmichael
San Diego Mesa College
Students learn about bottleneck events, population demographics and growth, ecological niches and competition, food chains/webs and ecological disturbances through past and current data on...
Patrick W Crumrine
Amanda M Little