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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.
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....
Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa Study Coral Reef Damage in American Samoa
Field research on coral bleaching suggests possibilities for saving threatened reefs.
Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias
09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Samantha Price1, Peggy Schaeffer2, Anna Thanukos3, Samantha Swauger2
1. University of California, Davis 2. DryadLab 3. University of California Museum of Paleontology
Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository
A Walk Through the Woods
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
Wynn Watson Cudmore
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
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8
James Burton Deemy
Michael E Loik
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
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.