A Potential Novel Ecosystem Service: Seagrass Meadows Reduce Disease in Nearby Corals
16 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Madison E Hagen
In this lesson, students will receive an introduction to Poisson Generalized Linear Mixed Models in R utilizing data on coral diseases. In their code, students will assess if seagrass status has an...
A Curious Display
05 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9
1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University
Case study on genetically modified organisms provided in English and American Sign Language.
Moths and Frogs and E. coli, Oh My!: Agent-based Modeling of Evolutionary Systems
03 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexis Garretson*1, Lorelei D. Crerar1
George Mason University
In evolution classrooms, introducing and reinforcing the idea of genetic drift and random selection can be challenging, as can be reinforcing appropriate mental models of evolution. Agent-based...
A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR
11 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Teaching Change
Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...
Integrating Social Justice into your STEM Classroom: Redlining & Environmental Science
25 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamara Basham1, Denise Piechnik2, Durrain Ansari-Yan3, Mackenzie Boyer4, Marci Cole Ekberg5, Matthew Joshua Heard6, Adriane Clark Jones7, Shannon Jones8, Jennifer Kovacs9, Erica Lannan10, Pat Marsteller11, Mary Mulcahy2, Sarah Prescott12, Gustavo Requena Santos13, Ethell Vereen14
1. Collin County Commuity College District 2. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 3. Diablo Valley college 4. Arizona State University 5. Diablo Valley College 6. Belmont University 7. Mount Saint Mary's University 8. University of Richmond 9. Agnes Scott College 10. Prairie State College 11. Emory University 12. BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof. 13. Science Yourself 14. Morehouse College
Materials for the workshop on social justice presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.
The Legacy of Redlining in Oakland, CA
13 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Marci Cole Ekberg
The issues of redlining and environmental justice will be introduced and used as a framework for a number of topics in the third part of the semester in a non-majors Environmental Science course.
2019 EDSIN Conference Proceedings
02 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alycia Crall1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Wendy Gram, Shobhana Gupta, AJ Lauer3, Lea Shanley, Sarah A Stone4, Bonnie Swan5, Elizabeth Sudduth6, Kaitlin Stack Whitney7, Kamuela Yong8
1. The Carpentries 2. Unity College 3. National Center for Atmospheric Research 4. eScience Institute - University of Washington 5. University of Central Florida 6. Georgia Gwinnett College 7. Rochester Institute of Technology 8. University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Bringing Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion in Data Science to the Ecological and Environmental Sciences, was a 3-day conference hosted at the UCAR's Center Green in Boulder, Colorado, April...
Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Global Climate Models and Graphing in Excel (Adapted for Non-Majors)
28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamara Basham
Collin County Commuity College District
Students link human behavior in various climate change scenarios to predicted temperature outcomes at both local (their assigned Latitude) and global (Latitudinal trends) scales. This adaptation is...
Coding Club: A Positive Peer-Learning Community
22 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gergana Daskalova1, Sandra Angers-Blondin1, John Godlee1, Izzy Rich1, Beverly Tan1, Declan Valters1, Haydn Thomas1, Pedro Miranda1, Gabriela Hajduk1, Kat Keogan1, Isla Myers-Smith1, Kyle Dexter1, Christina Coakley1
University of Edinburgh
Free and self-paced tutorials and courses for learning to code out of the University of Edinburgh
28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Case study on genetically modified organisms
MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota
21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebekah Chapman
Georgia State University
The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the...
EDSIN Conference Flier
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alycia Crall
National Ecological Observatory Network
This is the official conference flier. Feel free to distribute via your networks.
Map Your Hazards! – Assessing Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk
11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brittany Brand1, Pamela McMullin-Messier2, Melissa Schlegel3
1. Boise State University 2. Central Washington University 3. College of Western Idaho
The Map Your Hazards module provides students an interactive mechanism to engage in place-based exploration of natural hazards, social vulnerability, risk and the factors that shape their...
A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making
By Sarah Fortner1, Martha Murphy2, Hannah Scherer3
1. Wittenberg University 2. Santa Rosa Junior College 3. Virginia Tech
This module addresses this need by providing students the opportunity to examine the differences between intensively managed agricultural landscapes (e.g. grazelands, conventional tillage) and...
Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes
By Lisa Gilbert1, Josh Galster2, Joan Ramage3
1. Williams College 2. Montclair State University 3. Lehigh University
Making the difficult decision to evacuate before a hurricane makes landfall can save lives and property. This two week module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial...
Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice
10 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Shellito1, Becca Walker2, Cynthia Fadem3
1. University of Northern Colorado 2. Mt. San Antonio College 3. Earlham College
In this two to three week module, students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.
Interactions between Water, Earth’s Surface, and Human Activity
By Sue DeBari1, Kyle Gray2, Julie Monet3
1. Western Washington University 2. University of Northern Iowa 3. California State University - Chico
This two-week (~10-hour) module focuses on water and its importance to humans, both as a limited resource and in shaping Earth's surface.
Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
By Adriana Perez1, Jill Schneiderman2, Meg Stewart, Joshua Villalobos3
1. Dona Ana Community College 2. Vassar College 3. El Paso Community College
This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean freshwater.