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Amphibian Diversity: Species Richness and Precipitation
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio
This activity will explore how natural history specimen data can be used to investigate the relationship between precipitation levels in a region and species diversity of amphibians.
Species Range Over Space and Time
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.
Exploring Data with BISON
14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erica Krimmel
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.
Caitlin Hicks Pries
NEON Data in the Classroom: Implementing and Adapting an Open Education NEON Resource “Quantifying the Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events-The 2013 Colorado Floods” for the Southern California Classroom.
11 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adriane Clark Jones
Mount Saint Mary's University
Natural disasters and subsequent ecological disturbance events illustrate the complexity of problems in ecology and environmental science, and can be used as effective teaching tools. Unpacking the...
Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation
11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nancy Cowden
This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...
Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON
10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan A. Jones1, Lee F. Stanish2, Natalie Robinson2, Katherine D. Jones2, Cody Flagg2
1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. National Ecological Observatory Network – Battelle
This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air...
Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods
19 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Wasser1, Megan A. Jones2
1. University of Colorado Boulder 2. National Ecological Observatory Network
This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...
Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub
20 Dec 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gabriela Hamerlinck1, Kristin Jenkins2
1. QUBES, BioQUEST 2. BioQUEST
Bringing Real Ecological Data into the Classroom: DryadLab on QUBESHub was presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College & University Biology Educators in 2016.
EREN PFPP Species Composition Curriculum Module with Data
28 Sep 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jerald Dosch1, Erin Lindquist2, Karen Kuers3, Charles McClaugherty4, Kristine Hopfensperger5, Fernando Nieto6, Rachel Collins7, Tim Menzel8
1. Macalester College 2. Meredith College 3. The University of the South 4. University of Mount Union 5. Northern Kentucky University 6. SUNY Old Westbury 7. Roanoke College 8. Piedmont College
In this lab, students will learn foundational concepts of forest community dynamics and apply quantitative skills to data analysis and interpretation activities. Students will use tree plot data...
Elizabeth H Schultheis
Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias
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08 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Samantha Price, Peggy Schaeffer, Anna Thanukos, Samantha Swauger
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/275Data used in this activity are derived from: Price, S.A., and Gittleman J.L. 2007. Hunting to extinction: biology and regional economy influence extinction risk and the impact of hunting in...
08 May 2015 |
Posted by Alison N Hale
Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills
22 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis
Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze. Right now they are aimed at K-12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...
Data-based inquiry in the Classroom using Authentic Research Data from the Dryad Digital Repository
Citation | Presentation
Hale, Alison, Donovan, Sam, (2015), "Data-based inquiry in the Classroom using Authentic Research Data from the Dryad Digital Repository", National Association of Biology Teachers 2015 annual conference, : Providence, Rhode Island, November, (DOI: )
Grayson, Kristine, Hale, Alison, Wu, X-Ben, (2016), "Data-based inquiry in the Classroom using Authentic Research Data from the Dryad Digital Repository", 2016 National Academies Special Topics Summer Institute on Quantitative Biology “Lowering the Activation Energy: Making Quantitative Biology More Accessible", : Raleigh, North Carolina, June, (DOI: )