The Importance of Street Trees and Urban Avifauna: A lesson exploring the relationship between urban forest and foraging birds
13 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah B Fones
This module examines the relationship between street trees, urban avifauna, and socioeconomic gradients in the highly urbanized county of Los Angeles, California. Using edited data from a published...
Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture
11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Hastings
Virginia Commonwealth University
Biodiversity is decreasing rapidly each year and agriculture is a large contributor. In order to minimize biodiversity loss, we must study how local and landscape management in agriculture impact...
Daniel J McGlinn
What is Speciation, How Does It Occur, and Why Is It Important for Conservation?
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lauren A. Genova1, Benjamin B. Johnson1, Frank R. Castelli1, Lina M. Arcila Hernández1, David A. Chang van Oordt1, Amelia-Juliette Demery1, Nicholas K. Fletcher1, Ellie M. Goud1, Katherine D. Holmes1, Jennifer L. Houtz1, Mia M. Howard1, Jonathan J. Hughes1, Kelsey H. Jensen1, Henry D. Kunerth1, Eugene P. Law1, Elizabeth Lombardi1, Anyi Mazo-Vargas1, Cait A. McDonald1, Cinnamon S. Mittan1, Thomas A. Ryan1, Allison M. Tracy1, Jennifer J. Uehling1, Amelia K. Weiss1, Michelle K. Smith1
Speciation provides a framework for classifying biodiversity on Earth and is a central concept in evolutionary biology. To help undergraduate students learn about speciation, we designed a...
Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats
28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2
1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University
This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.
Exploring global reef health and human population using correlation and simple linear regression
10 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Sale
In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between reef cover and human disturbance. Students will manipulate a large dataset and perform normality tests, data transformations,...
Sarah Ann Boyle
Cydney Michelina Andrew