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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...
An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections
14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Joseph Cook4
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio 4. University of New Mexico
Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE
14 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution
By Yadeeh Sawyer1, Libby Beckman1, Kayce Bell1, Joseph Cook1
University of New Mexico
Module for Ecology & Evolution course covering island biogeography principles, The scientific process and hypothesis testing, statistical methods (t-tests, regression), and online database use...
DataONE Module 01: Why Data Management?
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amber E Budden
Trends in data collection, storage and loss, the importance and benefits of data management, and an introduction to the data life cycle.
DataONE Module 03: Data Management Planning
Benefits of a data management plan (DMP), DMP components, tools for creating a DMP, NSF DMP information, and a sample DMP.
DataONE Module 02: Data Sharing
Data sharing in the context of the data life cycle, the value of sharing data, concerns about sharing data, and methods and best practices for sharing data.
Computational Biology using R
By Hong Qin
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
This is an introductory level course on computational biology.
ModelSim Population Biology Unit
By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2
1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University
This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.
Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
By Tamra Carpenter1, Jon Kettenring2, Robert Vanderbei3
1. DIMACS, Rutgers University 2. Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, Drew University 3. Princeton University
In this module the students will learn some basic concepts in statistical thinking about data, with emphasis on exploratory data analysis.
29 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Divid Diez1, Chris Barr1, Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel2
1. OpenIntro 2. Duke University
OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook.
Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia Marcescens
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Laurel Hester1, Mark Sarvary2, Corey Ptak
1. Keuka College 2. Cornell University
This laboratory module gives students hands-on experience with mutation and selection in bacteria.
NetLogo refresher course
By Steven F Railsback1, Volker Grimm
Lang Railsback & Associates
This is a supplemental resource from ABM
Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography
By Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff1
Old Dominion University
This module uses a variety of available datasets to explore methods of calculating biodiversity and measuring landscape as well as the relationship between those.
Carbon Footprint: A Study of Unit and Dimensions
By Amanda Bonilla1, Laura Foster, Rikki Wagstrom, Jean McGivney-Burelle
In this module, we integrate the context of carbon emission and human consumption into an introductory lesson on units and estimation.
Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics
By Jennifer Lorraine Cartier1, Kellen Myers, Victoria Ferguson, Yekaterina Voskoboynik
The module develops discrete mathematics models that allow for creation of crop rotation schedules meeting a variety of needs.
Draft Version: Energy Balance Models
By Daniel Flath, Hans G. Kaper, Frank Wattenberg, Esther Widiasih
This module introduces the student to the process of mathematical modeling.
Ecology and Epidemiology in R
22 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Paul Esker
Kansas State University
Ecology and epidemiology in R: Modeling dispersal gradients.
Quantitative Modules to Accompany General Biology Courses
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Susan Harell Yee2, Monica Beals3
1. University of Tennessee Knoxville 2. EPA, Gulf Ecology Division 3. SAS
A collection of modules that were developed to accompany general biology courses and allow instructors to add quantitative examples in many of the topics in a standard GB sequence.
By Daniel Kaplan1, Karl-Dieter Crisman2, Nicholas Horton3, Eric Marland4, Randall Pruim5
1. Macalester College 2. Gordon College 3. Amherst College 4. Appalachian State University 5. Calvin College
Our goal: Provide a broader approach to quantitative studies that provides better support for work in science and technology.