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REMNet Tutorial, R Part 4: Creating Taxa Plots in R 5.2.19
28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Joyner
CUNY Brooklyn College
Video on making taxa bar plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
Importing Data into R
10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachel Hartnett
Oklahoma State University
This short swirl lesson on importing data is designed to 1) get a basic understanding in how tables are read into R and some common issues and 2) develop an individual set of instructions for...
Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ethel Stanley
An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students.
Coral Reefs in Hot Water
04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...
Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years
11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher Gough1, Cindee Giffen2, Thomas W Woodward1
1. Virginia Commonwealth University 2. University of Michigan
Students build on fundamental concepts of ecosystem production and carbon cycling, combining this knowledge with open long-term data from ecological and meteorological networks to uncover the...
Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation
By Nancy Cowden
This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...
Have fish assemblages recovered from the legacy of acid rain?
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christine May1, Patrick Harmon1
James Madison University
This module provides a framework for upper-level ecology students to learn about limiting factors for stream fish diversity, using data from Shenandoah National Park and gaining skills in...
Seed Dispersal, Mutualisms, and Communities
11 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jenny Hazlehurst1, HHMI BioInteractive
University of California Riverside
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to understanding the evolution of mutualisms, and how mutualistic...
Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON
10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan A. Jones1, Lee F. Stanish2, Natalie Robinson2, Katherine D. Jones2, Cody Flagg2
1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. National Ecological Observatory Network – Battelle
This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air...
QUBES: a collaboration and professional development platform for quantitative biology education
09 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gabriela Hamerlinck
Presentation given at BEER 2017 in Normal, IL
Helping teachers and students learn with research data: The role of a scientific gateway for education
17 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation at the Cary Institute, April 5, 2018
Java BankAccount demo, using Blue J, v2
16 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hong Qin
CPSC1100 UTC, Spring 2017. Exercises are modified from Big JAVA.
Trinity-Marshall Island-Introduction- History and Cultrue
14 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mahshid Khavari
Trinity Washington University
This group complete their assignment by researching and presenting history, people and culture of Marshall Island.
Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century
05 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Biardi
This module was used as an introduction to the science of climate change, with the goal of detecting trends in temperature change providing motivation for later course material on climate...
Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis
23 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Yen-Chu Weng
University of Washington
Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a...
Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
Module exploring how researchers exposed arthropod mimics that use a golden patch to warn of unpalatability to predators with different prey preferences to determine how effective their warnings were.
Expanded Graphing Tutorial
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Cheryl Squair2, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond3, Tamar Goulet4
1. Montgomery College 2. University of Hawaii at Manoa 3. Tri-County Technical College 4. University of Mississippi
The tutorial has two approaches for teaching about graph building and choosing the appropriate graph for different data types, a scaffolding approach and a exploration approach which can be...
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This series of self-paced tutorials show how to analyze data using a spreadsheet program.