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Tags: ecology

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 78)

  1. Mosquito Invasion! A Lotka-Volterra Competition Case Study

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    In this instructor-led interrupted case study, students practice interpreting Lotka-Volterra competition model parameters using data on an invasive and native mosquito species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1364/?v=1

  2. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  3. Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1276/?v=1

  4. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1275/?v=1

  5. Competition under the Sea: Exploring the competitive interaction between native and non-native seagrasses in the Caribbean

    26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Demian Alexander Willette

    Loyola Marymount University

    A mini-case study that uses real-world data to explore the competitive interaction among seagrasses.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1233/?v=1

  6. The tale of two fish: A case study on vicariance and allopatric speciation

    26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Demian Alexander Willette

    Loyola Marymount University

    This mini-case study guides students through multiple lines of evidence that suggests the most likely sister species to the lake species Sardinella tawilis, the sister species being the marine fish...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1232/?v=1

  7. Investigating Human Impacts on Hawaiian Fishpond Ecology

    22 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Examining water quality (including fertilizer residue, nutrients, soil erosion, and invasive plants) on a Hawaiian fishpond ecosystem.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1226/?v=1

  8. Quantifying and Visualizing Campus Tree Phenology

    18 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nate Emery1, Caleb Trujillo1, Andrew Jarosz1, Tammy M Long1

    Michigan State University

    This lesson, published on CourseSource, enables collaborative teams to collect, quantify, and analyze observable seasonal changes in nature.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1142/?v=1

  9. Diversity Indices: Shannon's H and E

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces Shannon's diversity index in the context of understanding how to mathematically measure the species diversity in a community. It is intended for an introductory biology...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1059/?v=1

  10. Diversity Indices: Simpson's D and E

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces Simpson's diversity index in the context of understanding how to mathematically measure the species diversity in a community. It is intended for an introductory biology...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1058/?v=1

  11. Estimating Tree Heights: Right Triangle Trigonometry

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces basic trigonometry calculations in the context of understanding tree height calculations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1060/?v=1

  12. Interspecific Competition: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Lotka-Volterra Model in the context of understanding interspecific competition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1061/?v=1

  13. Optimal Foraging Theory

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the optimal foraging strategy in the context of understanding competition and coexistence among species. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1062/?v=1

  14. Predator-Prey Dynamics: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Lotka-Volterra model in the context of understanding how predator and prey interact. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1063/?v=1

  15. Species-Area Relationships

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces species-area curves in the context of understanding spatial diversity patterns. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1064/?v=1

  16. Type I Functional Response

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the type I functional response in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1065/?v=1

  17. Type II Functional Response: Holling’s Disk Equation

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Holling’s disk equation in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an introductory...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1066/?v=1

  18. Cohort Life Tables

    12 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces cohort life tables in the context of understanding demographic processes and how they affect populations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1054/?v=1

  19. Avian Censys Analysis

    23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darcy Taniguchi

    This Swirl course uses ecological data of bird counts and habitat variables to estimate inter-observer variability and the relationship of birds with habitat variables.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1025/?v=1

  20. An Introduction to the R Programming Environment

    04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By K. A. Garrett1, P. D. Esker1, A. H. Sparks1

    Kansas State University

    An online module introducing students and biologists to R, published in American Phytopathological Society

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1002/?v=1