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Tags: Squirrel-Net

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  1. Squirreling from Afar: Adapting Squirrel-Net Modules for Remote Teaching and Learning

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurie Dizney*1, Johanna Varner2, Jennifer M. Duggan3, Hayley C. Lanier4, Patrice K. Connors2, Liesl P. Erb5, Elizabeth A. Flaherty6, Christopher J. Yahnke7, John D. Hanson8

    1. University of Portland 2. Colorado Mesa University 3. California State University, Monterey Bay 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Warren Wilson College 6. Purdue University 7. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    The shift from face-to-face instruction to remote teaching and learning has proven to be a challenging endeavor for many reasons, including lack of time, resources, and inspiration. Lab courses,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2711/?v=1

  2. How Many Squirrels Are in the Shrubs? A Lesson Plan for Comparing Methods for Population Estimation

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Johanna Varner*1, Hayley C. Lanier2, Jennifer M. Duggan3, Laurie Dizney4, Elizabeth A. Flaherty5, Patrice K. Connors1, Liesl P. Erb6, Christopher J. Yahnke7, John D. Hanson8

    1. Colorado Mesa University 2. University of Oklahoma 3. California State University, Monterey Bay 4. University of Portland 5. Purdue University 6. Warren Wilson College 7. University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    Estimating the population sizes of animals is a key skill for any student interested in ecology, conservation, or management. However, counting animals in natural habitats is difficult, and the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2741/?v=1

  3. Sorry to Eat and Run: A Lesson Plan for Testing Trade-off in Squirrel Behavior Using Giving Up Densities (GUDs)

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher J. Yahnke*1, Laurie Dizney2, Johanna Varner3, Jennifer Duggan4, Hayley C. Lanier5, Liesl P. Erb6, Elizabeth A. Flaherty7, Patrice K. Connors3, John D. Hanson8

    1. University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point 2. University of Portland 3. Colorado Mesa University 4. California State University, Monterey Bay 5. University of Oklahoma 6. Warren Wilson College 7. Purdue University 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    All animals need to find and compete for food, shelter, and mates in order to survive and reproduce. They also need to avoid being eaten by predators. Optimal foraging theory provides a framework...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2688/?v=1

  4. An Introduction to the Squirrel-Net Teaching Modules

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurie Dizney*1, Patrice K. Connors2, Johanna Varner2, Jennifer M. Duggan3, Hayley C. Lanier4, Liesl P. Erb5, Elizabeth A. Flaherty6, Christopher J. Yahnke7, John D. Hanson8

    1. University of Portland 2. Colorado Mesa University 3. California State University, Monterey Bay 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Warren Wilson College 6. Purdue University 7. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    Although course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) are gaining popularity in biology, most are designed for benchwork-based laboratory courses while few focus on field-based skills....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2682/?v=1

  5. Squirrels in Space: Using Radio Telemetry to Explore the Space Use and Movement of Sciurid Rodents

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer M. Duggan*1, Johanna Varner2, Hayley C. Lanier3, Elizabeth A. Flaherty4, Laurie Dizney5, Christopher J. Yahnke6, Patrice K. Connors2, Liesl P. Erb7, John D. Hanson8

    1. California State University, Monterey Bay 2. Colorado Mesa University 3. University of Oklahoma 4. Purdue University 5. University of Portland 6. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 7. Warren Wilson College 8. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education

    Biotelemetry is used by researchers to track the interactions of animals with each other and the environment. While advancing technology has led to the development of numerous biotelemetry tools,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2681/?v=1

  6. Squirreling Around for Science: Observing Sciurid Rodents to Investigate Animal Behavior

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Patrice K. Connors*1, Johanna Varner1, Liesl P. Erb2, Laurie Dizney3, Hayley C. Lanier4, John D. Hanson5, Christopher J. Yahnke6, Jennifer M. Duggan7, Elizabeth A. Flaherty8

    1. Colorado Mesa University 2. Warren Wilson College 3. University of Portland 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Institute for Biodiversity Research and Education 6. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point 7. California State University, Monterey Bay 8. Purdue University

    Hands-on research experiences are important opportunities for students to learn about the nature of inquiry and gain confidence in solving problems. Here, we present an inquiry-based lesson plan...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2663/?v=1