Save the Bees, Ditch the Plow: A lesson exploring how squash bee abundance is affected by varying levels of soil disturbance.
11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Grace Lumsden-Cook
Virginia Commonwealth University
The purpose of this lesson is to explore the effects that three varying degrees of soil disturbance has on the squash bee abundance that is observed. We will learn about the importance of...
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...
Are you learning R? Suggestions to help you as you learn.
Learning how to code and analyze data in R is an important skill. Olivia Tabares and the Ecological Forecasting Education Working Group created this resource to encourage individuals who are...
US Forest Service land management efforts with Kurt Sable
27 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kurt Sable1, Megan Seifert2
1. United States Forest Service 2. Headwaters Science Institute
Kurt Sable has been a Hydrologist for the US Forest Service for 17 years, working for three different National Forests in Northern California. He supplies insight on the watershed restoration...
The intersection of research and operations in Meteorology with Dr. Katie Wilson
26 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Katie Wilson1, Megan Seifert2
1. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2. Headwaters Science Institute
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientist Dr. Katie Wilson discusses with us the intersection of research and operations in the field of Meteorology.
Advances in Genome Sequencing with Nathan Olson
25 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nathan Olson1, Megan Seifert2
1. National Institute of Standards and Technology 2. Headwaters Science Institute
In this Lunch with a Scientist episode, we discuss Genome Sequencing and Bioinformatics with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) biologist Nate Olson, Ph.D.
Building Biodiversity Datasets
07 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sara Hansen1, Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
A module guiding students through the process of building a biodiversity dataset using field data and protocols derived for a study of the invasive aquatic plant species, European frog-bit...
Ecological Forecasting Repository of Online Educational Resources
18 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alyssa Willson, Jody Peters1
University of Notre Dame
This pdf provides a list of over 100 educational resources related to tools and skills related to ecological forecasting.
16 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olivia Tabares-Mendoza
BIOME 2021 Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget Working Group Video Recap
06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Klyczek1, Laurel Lorenz2, Pat Marsteller3, Laura Elizabeth Ong4, Elizabeth Pollock5, Amber Qureshi6, Katie Weglarz7, Suann Yang8
1. University of Wisconsin-River Falls 2. Princeton 3. Emory University 4. King University 5. Stockton University 6. Unversity of Wisconsin Madison- Wisconsin Institute of Discovery 7. Westfield State University 8. Presbyterian College
This two-minute overview video describes the work of the 2021 fall working group for Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget course resources. Group members began developing new projects for a variety of...
Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts
03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6
1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte
Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT - Toxicology MSDT
29 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Pia van Benthem
University of California Davis
On this website you can find 6 learning modules on various topics in toxicology. These are self-paced student-centered online learning modules. You will receive a certificate of completion at the...
What’s the DEAL – The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps
10 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jonathan Hendricks1, Bruce Lieberman2
1. Paleontological Research Institution 2. The University of Kansas
The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps -- identify fossils and explore diversity and history of life on earth.
Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual
30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2
1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles
A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...
Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA
08 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1
This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.
Comparative Landscape Ecology Project using RStudio Cloud (Project EDDIE)
17 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elizabeth Ferguson
This modified version incorporates the use of RStudio Cloud for easier remote instruction, and culminates in an exploratory project comparing the influence of patch metrics on vegetation health for...
Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
14 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jane Dell
Western Carolina University
This project makes use of publicly-available datasets on lichen presence and abundance and wet deposition, paired with geospatial data on air quality, tree canopy cover, and locally collected field...
Lichens in Your Local Landscape
12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Dudley
East Central University
This project uses Lichens to connect students with their local environmental air quality. Through a short lab session, students assess lichens growing on trees on their campus. They then use class...
Designing an Anti-Racist Syllabus
08 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community Education1, Ana Almeida1, Kim Geron1, Pascale S. Guiton1, Nina Haft1, Marlin Halim1, Eve Higby1, Michael Lee1, ZáNean McClain1
California State University East Bay
The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) developed a workshop to help faculty at California State University East Bay redesign their syllabi to incorporate anti-racist pedagogical practices.