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Databases: A Study of Influenza
09 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Selene Nikaido
University of Central Missouri
This lesson introduces the student to the Influenza Research Database. Students will select Influenza genome sequences to see how they are related. Students tests hypotheses about evolutionary...
Introduction to Genome Annotation
This exercise is an adaptation of the Annotation Lesson by Rosenwald et al. It introduces the use of bioinformatics tools to extract information from genome databases. It is a basic lesson on...
Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification (Project EDDIE)
01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Beck
In this module, students use data from the United States Geologic Survey to assess changes in stream discharge with time, calculate flood frequency, and see the effects of urbanization and flood...
Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications (Project EDDIE)
Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record
By Daniel Lauer1, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.
Testing hypotheses about the role of wildfire in structuring avian communities
19 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lesley Bulluck
Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Environmental Studies
This module assesses the role of wildfire in the eastern US and its impact on bird communities using NEON bird survey data from pre- and post- a major wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National...
Seismology Lab (Project EDDIE)
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Beth Cadieux
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue
OBJECTIVES: •Differentiate P-waves from S-waves•Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record•Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter•Use seismic waves to...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON
16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2
1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University
This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...
An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images
04 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amanda Fisher
Long Beach State University
In this module, students will be introduced to some biodiversity data resources and how to search for and download herbarium specimen images. They will be asked to think critically about the...
02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Matthew Zelisko1, Kimberly Anderson
University of Houston
TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.
Building creatures with the central dogma of biology
By Melissa Skyer
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes
Lesson VI - The Community Science Project
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University
Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage...
Spectral Seismology Module (Project EDDIE)
By D. S. Soule1, M. Weirathmuller1, G. Kroeger1, R. D. Gougis
Based on a conceptual presentation of waveforms and filters
Climate Change Module (Project EDDIE)
By Catherine O'Reilly1, D. C. Richardson, R. D. Gougis
Illinois State University
Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record. Produced by Project EDDIE.
Lake Mixing Module (Project EDDIE)
By Cayelan Carey, Jen Klug, R. L. Fuller
Students explore spatial and temporal patterns of lake mixing using high-frequency temperature data from lakes around the world.
Soil Respiration Module (Project EDDIE)
By L. E. Nave, N Bader, Jen Klug
Soils hold more carbon (C) than any other component of the terrestrial biosphere!
Stream Discharge Module (Project EDDIE)
By N E Bader, T. Meixner, C. A. Gibson, Catherine O'Reilly1, D. N. Castendyk
Stream discharge is a fundamental measure of water supply in stream systems. Low discharge may cause problems with water supply and fish passage, while high discharge may mean flooding. In this...
Cross-Scale Interactions (Project EDDIE)
By Cayelan Carey, Kaitlin Farrell
Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how lake phytoplankton blooms occur through cross-scale interactions.
Climate Change Effects on Lake Temperatures (Project EDDIE)
By Cayelan Carey1, S Aditya, K. Subratie, R. Figueiredo, Kaitlin Farrell1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how climate change will affect lakes