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Announcing: The SimBio/QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network for Spring 2019
30 Oct 2018 |
Posted by Deborah Rook
Do you teach undergraduate Ecology? Are you interested in active learning approaches that emphasize quantitative reasoning? Apply now to join us for the Spring 2019 SimBio/QUBES Faculty...
Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff1
Old Dominion University
This module uses a variety of available datasets to explore methods of calculating biodiversity and measuring landscape as well as the relationship between those.
Outstanding Oaks: Quercus phenology at NEON sites
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09 Oct 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jackie Matthes
This app visualizes data from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) observations of oak phenology at three different sites.
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...
Christine J. Small
IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By C. Jessica E. Metcalf1, Sean M. McMahon2, Roberto Salguero-Gómez3, Eelke Jongejans4, Cory Merow5
1. University of Oxford 2. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 3. University of Queensland 4. Radbound University Nijmegen 5. STRI and University of Connecticut
IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models.
Lindsay Alexandra Coome
Redox Chemistry and Coral Bleaching
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Julian
University of Florida
Mapping coral bleaching using NOAA data to set the stage for reviewing redox chemistry concepts
24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelly O'Donnell
This video describes the field of urban ecology and features scientists who use the city as their field site.
23 Jun 2018 |
Posted by Kiersten Nicole Newtoff
Outstanding Oaks: Quercus Phenology at NEON Sites
22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jackie Matthes
This resource uses an app hosted on QUBES to visualize similarities and differences in Quercus phenology at three NEON sites in California, Florida, and Massachusetts.
Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests - implementation at a small, Primarily Undergraduate Institution
06 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maryann Adel Borsick Herman1, HHMI BioInteractive
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.
Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem
31 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Joyner1, J. Phil Gibson2, Anna Petrovicheva3
1. CUNY Brooklyn College 2. University of Oklahoma 3. Brooklyn college
In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics. It was implemented with limited alteration for an Introductory...
22 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Merrilee Anderson1, J. Phil Gibson2
1. Mount Aloysius College 2. University of Oklahoma
In this lab, students will construct simple experiments with algae and brine shrimp to learn about food chains and population dynamics.