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Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R
26 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College and QUBES
Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.
29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Case Study - Storks vs Babies
11 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...
Case Study — The Gender gap in 100-meter dash times
11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
In 2004, the journal Nature published a short tongue-in-cheek paper by Tatem and colleagues meant to critique common abuses in linear modeling while fitting data from the Olympic gold medal times...
Case Study: Pollination of the Early Spider Orchid (Ophrys sphegodes) by the Solitary Bee (Andrena nigroaenea)
03 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
The research uses natural history collection data to explore a potential phenological shift between an orchid that employs sexual deception and a solitary bee.
Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert Bohanan1, Marianne Krasny2, Adam Welman2
1. University of Wisconsin 2. Cornell University
Data Set included in included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 3
14 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Miguel Abran Vasquez1, Robert Bohanan2, Marianne Krasny3, Adam Welman3
1. El Paso Community College 2. University of Wisconsin 3. Cornell University
15 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Todd Levine1, Robert Bohanan2, Marianne Krasny3, Adam Welman3
1. Carroll University 2. University of Wisconsin 3. Cornell University
Chapter 1: Introduction to R and RStudio
23 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Raisa Hernández-Pacheco1, Alexis A Diaz1
California State University-Long Beach
Biostatistics Using R: A Laboratory Manual was created with the goals of providing biological content to lab sessions by using authentic research data and introducing R programming language....
Chapter 2: Data sampling, accuracy, and precision
Checking Normality in R with swirl
13 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Bill Morgan
The College of Wooster
How to use the "three-prong" approach to check for normality
Circle Train Math Modeling Task
12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maria Luteman Hernandez
The NC School of Science and Mathematics
This math modeling task is appropriate for high school Precalculus students. The students use their knowledge of transformations of trigonometric functions to create models for horizontal and...
Circle Train Problem TCM 2018_Hernandez.pdf - Google Drive
By Maria Hernandez
In this math modeling lesson, students build mathematical models for the horizontal and vertical position of a train moving along a circular track. The math topics includes transformations of...
Claymander Field Experiment
01 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Evan Grant4, Chris Sutherland5, Arianna Wills5, Emma Perry3
1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Bridgewater State University 4. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center 5. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
This activity addresses how predation may affect the frequency of two color morphs in a population. Students collect and analyze data from clay salamander models ('claymanders') to determine...
Cleaning Biodiversity Data: A Botanical Example Using Excel or RStudio
16 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michelle Gaynor
University of Florida
Access and clean an open source herbarium dataset using Excel or RStudio.
Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel
09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.
Climate Change and Phenology: Evaluating Temperature, Precipitation, and Phenology of Frogs and Toads in Minnesota
By Kristen Genet
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Students evaluate long term (100+ years) trends in temperature and precipitation, and then isolate a shorter time span (20 years) in which to evaluate the correlation between spring temps and the...
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.
Climate Change Effects on Lake Temperatures (Project EDDIE)
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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
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.