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  1. Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Hastings

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Biodiversity is decreasing rapidly each year and agriculture is a large contributor. In order to minimize biodiversity loss, we must study how local and landscape management in agriculture impact...


  2. Climate Change Module (Project EDDIE)

    09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Thomas Stetler

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record. Produced by Project EDDIE. This module was adapted for students using R and RStudio.


  3. Climate Change Module (Project EDDIE): Instructor Implementation

    06 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emilie Wiesner

    Ithaca College

    This details an implementation of the climate change module, where students explore how climate is using data. Produced by Project EDDIE.


  4. Home sweet home for warblers: Graphing and Analysis using R

    14 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristen Kaczynski

    Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University Chico

    This resource expands on the Data Nugget "Trees and bushes, Home Sweet Home for Warblers". The analyses and graphing is done in R and there are questions that ask about the management implications.


  5. Green Infrastructure/Green Roofs (Project Eddie)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth Farrell

    SUNY Nassau Community College

    Runoff in urban areas is an increasingly important issue when it comes to water quality. It is a major hydrologic issue in New York City, as urban infrastructure creates excess runoff and...


  6. Prairie Eco Services (Project EDDIE)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly Knight

    Houston Community College

    As densely populated urban areas continue to expand, human activity is removing much-needed greenspaces from our communities; in turn, we are also removing critical buffers that are needed to...


  7. Hypoxia in Coastal Marine Ecosystems (Project Eddie)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Annette Brickley1, Kathy Browne2, Gabi Smalley2

    1. NES-LTER Education & Outreach Coordinator 2. Rider University

    Aquatic ecosystems are home to a complex intersection of physical and biological factors and an intersection of natural and anthropogenic factors. In the Chesapeake Bay, low oxygen events have...


  8. Uninhibited Growth of Cells

    10 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Boyce

    South Puget Sound CC

    In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...


  9. Putting specimens on the map: An introduction to georeferencing

    04 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elissa Sorojsrisom1, Matthew Johnson2

    1. Columbia University 2. Texas Tech University

    Use GEOLocate to assign geographic coordinates to natural history collections specimens


  10. Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens

    10 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nicholas Lorusso1, Maria Shumskaya2, Denise Gemmellaro2

    1. University of North Texas at Dallas 2. Kean University

    This exercise is designed to guide a learner through the construction of phylogenetic trees as a means of addressing research questions in forensic science such as the identification of previously...


  11. Interpreting the Pseudocot Phylogeny

    07 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristy L Daniel

    Texas State University

    Students use physical characteristics, genetics, and a fossil record of hypothetical flowering plants to develop fundamental phylogenetic tree-building skills.


  12. Introduction to nucleotide sequence analysis and protein modeling in MEGA and PyMol using coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

    03 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maria Shumskaya1, Christopher Zambell1, Nicholas Lorusso2

    1. Kean University 2. University of North Texas at Dallas

    Introduction into computational approaches in phylogeny and protein modeling based on coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (caused COVID-19 pandemic). Two self-guided tutorials for standard lab classes of 2.5...


  13. Tree Biomass and Phenology

    03 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Noam Tomoya Altman-Kurosaki1, Emily Rose Brown2, Sarah Roney1, Emily Weigel1

    1. Georgia Institute of Technology 2. Florida Gulf Coast University

    This lesson centers around understanding the connection of tree biomass and phenology with climate change. It uses both swirl and LearnR lessons in the R programming language to help students make...


  14. Fitting Exponential and Logistic Growth Models to Bacterial Cell Count Data

    17 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Rumpf

    Florida Polytechnic University

    In this activity, students will model a noisy set of bacterial cell count data using both exponential and logistic growth models. For each model the students will plot the data (or a linear...


  15. BIOME 2021 Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget Working Group Video Recap

    06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Karen Klyczek1, Laurel Lorenz2, Pat Marsteller3, Laura Elizabeth Ong4, Elizabeth Pollock5, Amber Qureshi6, Katie Weglarz7, Suann Yang8

    1. University of Wisconsin-River Falls 2. Princeton 3. Emory University 4. King University 5. Stockton University 6. Unversity of Wisconsin Madison- Wisconsin Institute of Discovery 7. Westfield State University 8. Presbyterian College

    This two-minute overview video describes the work of the 2021 fall working group for Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget course resources. Group members began developing new projects for a variety of...


  16. Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6

    1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte

    Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...



    29 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Pia van Benthem

    University of California Davis

    On this website you can find 6 learning modules on various topics in toxicology. These are self-paced student-centered online learning modules. You will receive a certificate of completion at the...


  18. Spatial Analysis with QGIS

    13 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ryan Kerney1, Timothy Whitfeld2

    1. Gettysburg College 2. Bell Museum, University of Minnesota

    Map specimen data points using QGIS, connect them to form a polygon using the Concave Hull plugin, and calculate the range of a species to examine how it changes over time.


  19. Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS

    24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cecily Bronson

    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS


  20. Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel

    02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1

    Everett Community College

    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...