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Passion-Driven Statistics as a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)
13 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Dierker
Session presentation on passion-driven, project-based experience in statistics at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years
11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher Gough1, Cindee Giffen2, Thomas W Woodward1
1. Virginia Commonwealth University 2. University of Michigan
Students build on fundamental concepts of ecosystem production and carbon cycling, combining this knowledge with open long-term data from ecological and meteorological networks to uncover the...
Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation
By Nancy Cowden
This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...
Sexy Smells - A case study using preen oil composition of the Dark Eyed Junco
30 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Prescott1, Melissa Haswell2
1. University of New Hampshire 2. Davenport University
Poster on a case study invites students to explore the biochemistry and physiology of pheromones using authentic data presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Have fish assemblages recovered from the legacy of acid rain?
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christine May1, Patrick Harmon1
James Madison University
This module provides a framework for upper-level ecology students to learn about limiting factors for stream fish diversity, using data from Shenandoah National Park and gaining skills in...
Geoscience Methods and Resources for K-5 Pre-Education Majors
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic...
Morphological and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity
16 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Dudley, J. Phil Gibson1
University of Oklahoma
In this lab, students perform phylogenetic analyses on morphological and molecular data, and compare.
Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lazella Lawson1, Julie Beckstead2, Alexandra Lagasse2, Scott Robinson3
1. The Master's University 2. Gonzaga University 3. Wildlife Biologist, Retired, Bureau of Land Management Coeur d'Alene Field Office Coeur d'Alene
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7
The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses
By Lazella Lawson1, W. Wyatt Hoback2, Tamara Smith2
1. The Master's University 2. University of Nebraska at Kearney
Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4
Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON
By Megan A. Jones1, Lee F. Stanish2, Natalie Robinson2, Katherine D. Jones2, Cody Flagg2
1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. National Ecological Observatory Network – Battelle
This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air...
QUBES: a collaboration and professional development platform for quantitative biology education
09 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gabriela Hamerlinck
Presentation given at BEER 2017 in Normal, IL
Helping teachers and students learn with research data: The role of a scientific gateway for education
17 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation at the Cary Institute, April 5, 2018
Declare and intialize arrays in Java
16 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hong Qin
Java while loop demo, investment case
BigJava Chapter 6, UTC, CPSC1100 Fall 2017
Trinity-Marshall Island-Introduction- History and Cultrue
14 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mahshid Khavari
Trinity Washington University
This group complete their assignment by researching and presenting history, people and culture of Marshall Island.
Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis
23 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yen-Chu Weng
University of Washington
Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a...
Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community
19 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips3, Joseph Cook4, Joseph Kerski5, Karen Powers6, Tracy Barbaro7, Sam S Donovan8, Robert Guralnick9, L. Alan Prather10
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. University of Florida 4. University of New Mexico 5. Esri 6. Radford University 7. Encyclopedia of Life/Kurator 8. University of Pittsburgh 9. Florida Museum of Natural History 10. Michigan State University
Presentation given at SPNHC
Modifying HHMI Anole Resources: Using Image J to Quantify Ecomorphs and Tree-thinking to Explore Evolutionary Hypotheses
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
I recombined the HHMI resources to have the students perform the image analysis from Virtual Lab 1 in Image J and explore the evolutionary principles in the Lizard Phenology modules
Teaching Exponential and Logistic Growth in a Variety of Classroom and Laboratory Settings
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Barry Aronhime1, Bret Elderd1, Carol Wicks1, Margaret McMichael2, Elizabeth Eich3
1. Louisiana State University 2. Baton Rouge Community College 3. Rice University
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 9
Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America
By Kellen Calinger
Ohio State University
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 10