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Tags: Open Data


Research data that: (SPARC)

  1. Is freely available on the internet;
  2. Permits any user to download, copy, analyze, re-process, pass to software or use for any other purpose; and
  3. Is without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

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  1. Case Study — The Gender gap in 100-meter dash times

    11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    In 2004, the journal Nature published a short tongue-in-cheek paper by Tatem and colleagues meant to critique common abuses in linear modeling while fitting data from the Olympic gold medal times...

  2. Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.

    10 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrea Huntoon1, John Doudna2, Pallavi Bhale3, Thalita Abrahão4, Alys Hugo5, Jennifer Lyon Adler6

    1. Fox Valley Technical College 2. Lansing Community College 3. Montgomery College 4. Georgia State University Perimeter College 5. Everett Community College 6. Maysville Community and Technical College

    This module utilizes a user-friendly database exploring data selection, box-and-whisker plot, and correlation analysis. It also guides students on how to make a poster of their data and conclusions.

  3. Carbon Sequestration and the Urban heat Island Effect

    12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Evan Blais

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    An urban heat island is an urban or metropolitan area that is on average far warmer than the surrounding rural areas. In this lesson we will study the impact these warmer temperatures have on the...


    10 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Peter VanZandt

    Birmingham-Southern College

    Users access and manipulate drought data and visualize these data to learn about historical drought patterns.

  5. Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)

    09 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alanna Lecher1, April Watson1

    Lynn University

    This module introduces students to the concepts of Ekman transport, eastern boundary currents, and upwelling, while learning how to find a location on a map using latitude and longitude, how to...

  6. National Ecological Observatory Network: A Data Source For Your Classroom

    11 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones

    National Ecological Observatory Network

    Poster on NEON resources for use in research and education presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop.

  7. Video: The Future of Science is Open

    Collections | 07 Nov 2018 | Posted by Alycia Crall