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Teaching Biodiversity with Museum Specimens in an Inquiry-Based Lab
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa L. Walsh*†1, Cynthia J. Giffen†1, Cody W. Thompson1
University of Michigan
In response to the growth of biology datasets and broad efforts to digitize data, an increasingly important skill for science students is the management and analysis of large datasets. We designed...
Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die
10 Feb 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3
1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...
Investigating Trade-offs among Mammal Traits
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07 Jun 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jackie Matthes
This app draws on a large species-level dataset with metabolic, life history, and ecological traits of most living and recently extinct mammal species. Users can select and plot traits, fit linear models to the data, and query displayed datapoints.
More In Depth Spreadsheet Management Adaptation of Data Management using NEON Small Mammal Data
18 May 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Raisa Hernández-Pacheco
California State University-Long Beach
This adaptation consists of three exercises that introduce students to 1) format spreadsheet data tables, 2) carry out spreadsheet quality control, and 3) count/sort/filter data of interest in...
Joseph W. Felts
Maria T. Armour