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Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure
27 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson
University of Oklahoma
In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
Morphological and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity
In this lab, students perform phylogenetic analyses on morphological and molecular data, and compare.
26 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
In this lab, students will examine differences between C3 and C4 plants in their transpiration rates.
Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests
By HHMI BioInteractive
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.
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...
Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment
19 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By April Torres Conkey
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
The Data Nugget- City Parks module was used in a sophomore-junior level undergraduate wildlife management techniques course (with lab) in Fall 2017. Modifications were made to the original Data...
The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses
12 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By W. Wyatt Hoback1, Tamara Smith1
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4
Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data
By Janet Lanza
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8
Evolution in Darwin's Finches: Using Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection postulates to evaluate evidence of evolution
07 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
Students evaluate evidence for evolution of Darwin's finches using authentic research data sets collected by Peter and Rosemary Grant.
What do trees know about Rain? Adapted for an online, non-majors botany course
04 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Liz Martin
Minor modifications were made to this Data Nugget in order to use it in a fully online version of the introductory, non-majors botany course, Plants and People.
Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?
This publication contains the adaptations I made to the Data Nuggets module in order to use it with an online, introductory, non-majors botany class. I used this with a unit on natural and...
Claymander Field Experiment
01 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Evan Grant4, Chris Sutherland5, Arianna Wills5, Emma Perry3
1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Bridgewater State University 4. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center 5. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
This activity addresses how predation may affect the frequency of two color morphs in a population. Students collect and analyze data from clay salamander models ('claymanders') to determine...
What Do Trees Know About Rain?
By Paulette S Reneau
The data nugget was introduced to a freshman General Biology lecture class as a culminating activity for the chapter entitled "Photosynthesis". Students worked independently and collaboratively to...
Gene Expression in Stem Cells
The module served as in introduction to the Gene Expression unit. It was implemented in two phases, a pre-class activity and an in-class activity to introduce chapter concepts and reinforce...
Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up
28 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, HHMI BioInteractive
Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to...
Salamander Mark-Recapture using SPARCnet plots with the Schnabel Method
27 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson1, Raisa Hernández Pacheco1
University of Richmond
A salamander mark-recapture module where students field collect a third survey occasion to estimate population size
Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
Introduction to Genome Browser: What is a Gene?
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21 Feb 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Joyce Stamm
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/850 Genes encode information that our cells use to carry out their functions. In particular,...
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology
By Aylin Marz
Norfolk State University
Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Terms and Shortened Tutorial 4
20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Buntz
Introductory students are asked to learn terms for descriptive statistics and complete a matching exercise. Tutorial 4 was shorted to just the full calculations of t values.