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Tags: ecology

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 78)

  1. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/274/?v=1

  2. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/334/?v=1

  3. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    22 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials

    This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS software.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/335/?v=1

  4. AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression

    03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak

    Radford University

    This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and statistics.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/239/?v=1

  5. 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

  6. 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

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

    11 Jul 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By adriane Jones

    Mount Saint Mary's University of Los Angeles

    This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Responses to Global Change," authored by Robert Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, and Adam Welman in 2005.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/129/?v=1

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

    23 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cynthia Tant

    Winthrop University

    This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Responses to Global Change," authored by Robert Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, and Adam Welman in 2005.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/104/?v=1

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Coral Bleaching Mapping Activity

    17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This is a classroom activity in which students use authentic data to assess the threat of coral bleaching around the world. It supports the 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science video featuring Dr....

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/293/?v=1

  12. Coral Reefs in Hot Water

    04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/324/?v=1

  13. Demography from “virtual” cemeteries

    19 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Caroline DeVan

    New Jersey Institute of Technology

    This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Demography from physical cemeteries, “virtual cemeteries,” and census data" authored by Janet Lanza in 2012.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/92/?v=1

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tom Langen

    Clarkson University

    Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/269/?v=1

  17. E. coli Citrate Use

    09 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Peter White1, Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, Merle Heidemann, Jim Smith1

    1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action

    EvoEd module on citrate use in E.coli

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/357/?v=1

  18. EREN PFPP Species Composition Curriculum Module with Data

    29 Sep 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Collins1, Jerald Dosch2, Kristine Hopfensperger3, Karen Kuers4, Erin Lindquist5, Charles McClaugherty6, Tim Menzel7

    1. Roanoke College 2. Macalester College 3. Northern Kentucky University 4. The University of the South 5. Meredith College 6. University of Mount Union 7. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/31/?v=2

  19. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/31/?v=1

  20. 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