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A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR
11 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Teaching Change
Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...
Lichen Niches and Distributions Lab Activity
14 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Coyle
This is a 2-part lab activity based on the EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project: Lichens in Diverse Landscapes. Students conduct field surveys of lichen abundance near their homes and explore...
Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
By Jane Dell
Western Carolina University
This project makes use of publicly-available datasets on lichen presence and abundance and wet deposition, paired with geospatial data on air quality, tree canopy cover, and locally collected field...
13 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kit Schnaars Uvino
University of Jamestown
Lichens in Your backyard (or campus): EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
By K Schnaars
University of Jamestown - North Dakota
This project uses locally collected field data on lichen presence & abundance to better understand how lichens respond to changes. Navigation skills with a hand held compass are developed.
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators for a non-lab course on biodiversity conservation
12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Nodine
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators is a project to observe and evaluate plant-pollinator networks. This adaptation modifies the (adapted) modules for a non-lab course on conservation, conducted during...
Adaptation of Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE) for a non-lab course on biodiversity conservation
PHAE is a project to compare effects of landscape alteration intensities on plant biomass and diversity. This adaptation modifies the (adapted) modules for a non-lab course on conservation,...
Lichens in Your Local Landscape
By Leah Dudley
East Central University
This project uses Lichens to connect students with their local environmental air quality. Through a short lab session, students assess lichens growing on trees on their campus. They then use class...
Implementing Flexible Learning Projects to support authentic research experiences in Ecology (BIO 3317) at McDaniel College
03 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Holly Martinson
This adaptation highlights the utility of the Lichens in YOUR Local Landscape module for teaching field skills, quantitative analysis across scales, and for writing research papers.
Apr 01 2021
NEON Calls for Advisory Committee Nominations - Deadline April 1
12 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
An Adaptation of "Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE)" for 100% Remote Learning at East Stroudsburg University
11 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Rollinson
East Stroudsburg University
PHAE is a project to compare effects of landscape alteration intensities on plant diversity. This adaptation modified and extends the modules to suit fully remote learning (data collected...
Adapting "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for Independent Projects in BIO 3317 Ecology at McDaniel College
09 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College
08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sandra Cooke
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.
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College
This contains Dr. Sandra Cooke's modifications to the EREN-NEON FLP Backyard Beetles + Pollinators project developed for BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level course taught in person at Greensboro...
18 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Danielle Garneau1, Matthew Joshua Heard2, Mary Beth Kolozsvary3
1. SUNY Plattsburgh 2. Winthrop University 3. Siena College
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their...
Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE): EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
07 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jason Kilgore1, Karen Kuers2
1. Washington & Jefferson College 2. The University of the South
A project to compare effects of a continuum of landscape alteration intensities on plant diversity, biomass, and ecosystem services, and to explore human socioeconomic connections to plants in the...