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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...
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).
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.
Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab
12 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stephanie Spera
University of Richmond
This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...
Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity
07 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Edward Freeman
St. John Fisher College
This dataset was collected from interviews conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State by state data are provided to explore the interactions of education, income, and...
Cleaning Biodiversity Data: A Botanical Example Using Excel or RStudio
16 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michelle Gaynor
University of Florida
Access and clean an open source herbarium dataset using Excel or RStudio.
09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel
By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.
Testing hypotheses about the role of wildfire in structuring avian communities
19 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lesley Bulluck
Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Environmental Studies
This module assesses the role of wildfire in the eastern US and its impact on bird communities using NEON bird survey data from pre- and post- a major wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National...
Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON
16 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2
1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University
This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...
REMNet Tutorial, R Part 3: Creating Alpha Diversity Plots in R 5.2.19
28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Joyner
CUNY Brooklyn College
Video on creating alpha diversity plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data
17 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...
The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species
13 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...
07 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Circle Train Problem TCM 2018_Hernandez.pdf - Google Drive
12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maria Hernandez
The NC School of Science and Mathematics
In this math modeling lesson, students build mathematical models for the horizontal and vertical position of a train moving along a circular track. The math topics includes transformations of...