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  1. Data Management in Excel and R using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data

    13 Jan 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz1, Sarah McCord2

    1. University of Texas at El Paso 2. USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range

    Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by re-organising excel sheets...

  2. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    31 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith Johnson1, Adam Kleinschmit2, Jill Rulfs3, William (Bill) Morgan4

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. University of Dubuque 3. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4. The College of Wooster

    Through this 4-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

  3. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE) with CO2 and 13CO2 data: adapted for R

    23 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz

    University of Texas at El Paso

    This is an adaptation to work in R of Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project) by Hage, M. 2020. Students will investigate geologic and modern evidence for global temperature and...

  4. Introduction to R with Biodiversity Data

    16 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shelly Gaynor

    University of Florida

    Students will learn R basics while downloading biodiversity data from multiple data repositories. This module will walk students through installing R, navigating R,writing reproducible scripts in...

  5. Adapting "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for Independent Projects in BIO 3317 Ecology at McDaniel College

    09 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Holly Martinson

    McDaniel College

    This adaptation shows how students in Ecology at McDaniel College used the Lichens in Diverse Landscapes Module 2 (Lichens in YOUR Local Landscape) in Fall 2020.

  6. An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This resource includes a lichen data analysis lab that I adapted for students in BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level in person course at Greensboro College that met during the Fall 2020 semester.

  7. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

  8. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

  9. Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity

    23 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ishrat Rahman1, Aubrey Allen Smith1, Evdokia Kastanos2

    1. Montgomery College 2. Montgomery College/Rockville

    This exercise was developed to allow students to apply the scientific method and use their knowledge of enzymes to investigate the relationship between enzyme activity and structure. Students...

  10. Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

    12 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Carl Bergstrom2, Jevin West2

    1. Bates College and QUBES 2. University of Washington

    This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less...

  11. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    12 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

  12. Population Demography in Swirl

    10 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

  13. Attract or Defend? Secondary Compounds among tissues in two species of Lupine (Fabaceae)

    27 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    This plant-biology data analysis module compares concentrations of defensive alkaloid compounds among tissue types in two species of the flowering-plant Lupine (Fabaceae). Students practice with...

  14. When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale

    11 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Patrick Kelly

    Leesburg High School

    Using oVERT project models students examine examples of extant traditional lizards, snakes and limbless lizards and create phylogenies based on trait and genetic data.

  15. What Moves You?

    09 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tamiko Iansiti

    Palm Springs Community Middle

    Using various bone segments to create joints that will explain planar movement and then develop a mechanical model of different joint types that will allow certain movement in a robotic unit.

  16. Wing Aspect Ratio and Morphological Measurement Analysis Relating to Bird Flight and Natural History

    04 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Richard Hunter

    Brown-Barge Middle School

    This activity simulates analysis and identification of bird specimens based on the relationship of the natural history of bird species with the morphographic measurements and ratios compared to...

  17. Mini-Workshop August 14, 2020

    28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Vinayak Mathur1, Anne Rosenwald2, Gaurav Arora3

    1. Cabrini University 2. Georgetown University 3. Gallaudet University

    We reviewed the materials available on Genome Solver (other lessons here) and described our new python pipeline for examining horizontal gene transfer and a new synteny lesson in detail.

  18. The Hidden Kingdom: Island Biogeography with Fungi

    12 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erica F Kosal

    North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    In this activity, students will explore a dataset of fungi dispersal capabilities and colonizing success to test the predictions of island biogeography theory.

  19. Plants We Eat: Learning Form and Function from Fruits and Vegetables

    10 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Pearson

    Cal Poly State University

    This high school or undergraduate lab consists of four activities that guide students through learning about plant parts from the fruits and vegetables with which they are already familiar....

  20. Opioid crisis: exploring the neurophysiology of opioid receptor signaling

    09 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jason Chan

    Marian University

    Using this dataset, we explore how opioids affect the electrical activity of neurons when exposed to different opioid receptor agonists and antagonists.