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Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
Biodiversity, Big Data, and the Fossil Record
25 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Joshua Zimmt1, Lisa White1
University of California Museum of Paleontology
In this lab, we will be making and testing hypotheses about how the biodiversity of groups of organisms may vary through time.
Collections Education Coffee Break Series: Anne Basham from LepNet and SCAN on Vimeo
19 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Basham
Anne Basham (Founder ExplorMor Labs LLC/Co-Founder Bon-Earth, LeptNet and SCAN) Presenting on Natural history collections that connect marginalized elders with memory and the natural world. ...
Collections Education Coffee Break Series: oVert TCN Resources for Education
24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jaimi Gray
Florida Museum of Natural History
Dr. Jaimi Gray gives a brief introduction into educational resources associated with the oVert project. ...
Exploring multiple approaches to engage underrepresented students in research with natural history collections.
24 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, David Blackburn4
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
The iDigBio team has leveraged natural history collections in a 3-pronged approach designed to engage undergraduates from underrepresented groups in collections-based research.
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...
STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: The Biocultural Labels Initiative
03 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jane Anderson1, Maui Hudson2
1. New York University 2. University of Waikato
The Biocultural (BC) Labels initiative is focused on accurate provenance, transparency and integrity in research engagements with Indigenous communities. ...