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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. ...
Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS
By Cecily Bronson
Portland State University
Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS
Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel
02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1
Everett Community College
In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...
Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA
08 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1
This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.
Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)- adapted to provide greater autonomy for students in an upper level class
24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Laura Reynolds
Worcester State University
This module adaption focuses on the interplay between winds, ocean upwelling, and marine productivity. Students are able to select and download their own data and compare results among different...
Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns
By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid
Bridgewater State University
How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.
Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.
21 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.
Exploring USGS streamflow data with dataRetrieval and Swirl
18 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Manning
University of Nebraska at Omaha
This Swirl lesson walks through how to retrieve, view, and visually analyze streamflow and water quality data from the National Water Information System (US Geological Survey).
Case Study — The Gender gap in 100-meter dash times
11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton
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...
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
Users access and manipulate drought data and visualize these data to learn about historical drought patterns.
Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)
09 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alanna Lecher1, April Watson1
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...
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.
Video: The Future of Science is Open
07 Nov 2018 |
Posted by Alycia Crall