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Population dynamics in simple two-species experimental microcosms
22 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher T. Ivey
California State University, Chico
A two-week exercise which includes homework calculations and teaching resources. Students establish brine shrimp and Platymonas algal cultures and predict final densities.
Chris R Collins
Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem
30 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson
University of Oklahoma
In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics.
Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests
26 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By 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.
City parks: wildlife islands in a sea of cement
13 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Data Nuggets
Data Nuggets resource exploring the theory of island biogeography in urban areas.
Winter is coming! Can you handle the freeze?
Data Nuggets resource exploring Arabidopsis survival in a range of climates.
When a species can't stand the heat
Data Nuggets resource on the changing sex ratio in tuatara populations.
What Do Trees Know About Rain?
Data Nuggets resource using dendrochronology to explore rainfall patterns.
Joseph W. Felts
SimBio Webinar this Friday (Feb. 16th): Natural Selection Case Study
15 Feb 2018 |
Posted by Elia Crisucci
Many of SimBio's customers are interested in making their classroom time more active, but it can be a lot of work! As you may recall, last year we sponsored a QUBES...
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
By Peter White1, Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, Merle Heidemann1, Jim Smith1
This case will examine the evolution of trichromatic vision in old world monkeys.
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.
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...
P K Freitag
Mapping Coral Bleaching Modified with NOAA and Authentic Bleaching data
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
Students access NOAA data to conduct an analysis to look at differences between locations in heat stress and ultimately the amount of coral bleaching in 2005
Coral Bleaching Mapping Activity
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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....