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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...
Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
10 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adriana Perez1, Jill Schneiderman2, Meg Stewart, Joshua Villalobos3
1. Dona Ana Community College 2. Vassar College 3. El Paso Community College
This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean freshwater.
Enzymes and the Rate of Chemical Reactions
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces rates of reactions in the context of understanding how enzymes affect chemical reactions. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Epidemics: Modelling with mathematics
24 Aug 2016 |
Posted by Carrie Diaz Eaton
Essay to students about the fallacy of fixed math ability
03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak
Essay written in 2014 for freshmen in an intro bio course on the fallacy of fixed math ability
Estimating Tree Heights: Right Triangle Trigonometry
This module introduces basic trigonometry calculations in the context of understanding tree height calculations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
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.
Evolutionary Ecophysiology swirl lesson
23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nadia Aubin-Horth
Uses swirl to walk students through how to use R and analyze their own data.
Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds
12 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson
University of Oklahoma
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case focuses on sexual selection in widowbirds.
09 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Katie Northcutt
Teaching Notes on the Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds
Exam Reflective Writing Activities (4 different prompts)
28 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Polly Parks
El Camino College
This is an extended version of Reflective Writing activities to use before 4 different exams.
Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data
17 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data using Serenity
13 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Exploration of the Human Genome by Investigation of Personalized SNPs
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lani C. Keller
To increase students' interest in their own genomes, this computer-based laboratory lesson is designed to be coupled with the opportunity for the students to be genotyped by the consumer sequencing...
Exploring Data with BISON
14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erica Krimmel
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.
Exploring HIV Evolution
05 Aug 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Tony Weisstein2
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Truman State University
In this activity you will study aspects of sequence evolution by working with a set of HIV sequence data from 15 different subjects (Markham, et al., 1998). You will first learn about the dataset,...
05 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3
1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries
This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...
Exploring the Ecology of Gorongosa
20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Carmichael
San Diego Mesa College
Students learn about bottleneck events, population demographics and growth, ecological niches and competition, food chains/webs and ecological disturbances through past and current data on...