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  1. Using Grassy Narrows in a Live Classroom with Clicker Questions and Interactive Histogram: Sampling Distributions, Probability, and Hypothesis Testing

    24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Andrew Akin

    Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    Students are introduced to concepts of sampling distributions, p-values, and hypothesis testing. Using both simulated and real data for methylmercury level in fish populations, students will...


  2. 1-139-PlantsVsHerbivores-ModeliongScenario

    22 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Vanderschoot

    Wheaton College, Wheaton IL USA

    In this activity, students will apply a variety of techniques for analyzing nonlinear systems (e.g., nullclines, linearization, and technologies for drawing phase portraits) to study...


  3. 1-143-PopulationModelVariationsMATLAB-ModelingScenario

    22 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By William (Bill) Skerbitz

    Students will walk through a detailed derivation and review of basic population models (exponential and logistic) to create and understand variations of those models.


  4. Kim Michel


  5. 6-026-IsleRoyaleModeling-ModelingScenario

    17 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephen Morse1, Brian Allen1, Stanley Florkowski1

    United States Military Academy, West Point, NY USA

    The primary aim of this project is to draw a connection between differential equations and vector calculus, using population ecology modeling as a vehicle.


  6. Elizabeth Deimeke


  7. Christina M Andruk


  8. Monica H Burr


  9. The Influence of Exotic Plant Invasion on Pollinator Abundance

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maxcy Nicole Hill

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This lesson introduces two global change factors, natural habitat loss and exotic plant invasion, and analyzes how these stressors impact the biodiversity and abundance of pollinator species....


  10. Emily Curd


  11. Denise Marie-Franke Kind


  12. River and Tree health of the Truckee River Basin with Noelle Patterson

    10 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Noelle Patterson

    University of California, Davis

    Today we are highlighting our talk with Ph.D. student Noelle Patterson discussing watersheds, the history of the Truckee River Basin, and the health of Cottonwoods in the region.


  13. Fluoxetine and Crab Behavior: Multiple Linear Regression

    09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Leah Shotwell

    This publication explores the behavioral influence of pharmaceutical pollution on a species of estuarine crab. Fluoxetine is a commonly prescribed, fairly effective anti-depressant and anti-anxiety...


  14. 10-100-InsectOutbreaks-ModelingScenario

    09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jacob Duncan

    Winona State University, Winona MN USA

    We use a system of difference equations that incorporates a temperature-dependent MPB population growth rate to model the outbreak and recovery cycle in mountain pine beetle-infested forests.


  15. Are you teaching biostatistics with R? Suggestions to help you as work with your students.

    04 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Olivia Tabares

    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

    Teaching students how to code and analyze data in R is important for the fields of biology and ecology. Olivia Tabares and the Ecological Forecasting Education Working Group created this resource...


  16. Mary Jamieson


  17. Jennifer Foltz Sweat


  18. Lauren Pejza


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  20. Michael A Armstrong