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Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource
19 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erica Krimmel
iDigBio, Florida State University
A user guide and video instructions for Arctos
Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments
02 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamara Basham
Collin County Commuity College District
In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city...
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College
08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sandra Cooke
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...
Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project
18 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
07 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Weigel1, Alycia Lackey2
1. Georgia Institute of Technology 2. Binghamton University
The students will practice identifying the appropriate basic statistical tests when given a scenario and learn how to run and interpret those statistical tests in R.
BETTSI - Basic Evolutionary Tree-Thinking Skills Instrument
08 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins1, Louise Mead2, David Baum, Kristy L Daniel3, Carrie Jo Bucklin, Austin Leone, J. Phil Gibson4, Erin Naegle5
1. BioQUEST 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Texas State University 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Columbia College, Sonora CA
A short, multiple choice diagnostic designed to provide instructors with a quick check on students’ understanding of and ability to read and interpret phylogenies.
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
BIOME Avida ED Report video - YouTube
03 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Louise Mead1, Lee Edwards2, Kevin Geedey3, J. Phil Gibson4, Jeremiah Wagner5, Ana María González
1. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 2. Greenville Technical College 3. Augustana College 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Mid Michigan Community College
Avida-ED is a digital evolution software program that allows students to ask questions and test hypotheses related to evolutionary concepts. Our working group explored how to incorporate Avida-ED...
Bird Beak Adaptations
11 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Miguel Morales
Lake Worth Community Middle School
Students will navigate through different stations experiencing simulations of adaptations, manipulations of 3D examples, and making connections to the standards to formulate hypotheses about...
Birds and Lice: Reciprocal Natural Selection
22 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Julie Allen, Brad W Goodner, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
This exercise investigates the form and function of lice and their relationship to their bird host.
BS Inventory assignment
10 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College and QUBES
This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.
Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R
11 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 an adaptation of Calling Bull's Case Study on how caffeine free is hot chocolate versus coffee in order to make it into a student project that uses R.
Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R
26 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.
29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World
By Carl Bergstrom1, Jevin West1
University of Washington
"So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bull seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument."
Caribbean coral reef structure and biodiversity - Comparing boosted regression tree & multiple regression approaches
29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eric Womack
Virginia Commonwealth University
Creating and comparing boosted regression tree models to multiple regression models.
Case Study - Storks vs Babies
This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...
Case Study: Pollination of the Early Spider Orchid (Ophrys sphegodes) by the Solitary Bee (Andrena nigroaenea)
By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
The research uses natural history collection data to explore a potential phenological shift between an orchid that employs sexual deception and a solitary bee.
Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change
15 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Todd Levine1, Robert Bohanan2, Marianne Krasny3, Adam Welman3
1. Carroll University 2. University of Wisconsin 3. Cornell University
Data Set included in included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 3