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Map Your Hazards! – Assessing Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk
11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brittany Brand1, Pamela McMullin-Messier2, Melissa Schlegel3
1. Boise State University 2. Central Washington University 3. College of Western Idaho
The Map Your Hazards module provides students an interactive mechanism to engage in place-based exploration of natural hazards, social vulnerability, risk and the factors that shape their...
A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making
By Sarah Fortner1, Martha Murphy2, Hannah Scherer3
1. Wittenberg University 2. Santa Rosa Junior College 3. Virginia Tech
This module addresses this need by providing students the opportunity to examine the differences between intensively managed agricultural landscapes (e.g. grazelands, conventional tillage) and...
Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes
By Lisa Gilbert1, Josh Galster2, Joan Ramage3
1. Williams College 2. Montclair State University 3. Lehigh University
Making the difficult decision to evacuate before a hurricane makes landfall can save lives and property. This two week module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial...
Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice
10 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Shellito1, Becca Walker2, Cynthia Fadem3
1. University of Northern Colorado 2. Mt. San Antonio College 3. Earlham College
In this two to three week module, students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.
Interactions between Water, Earth’s Surface, and Human Activity
By Sue DeBari1, Kyle Gray2, Julie Monet3
1. Western Washington University 2. University of Northern Iowa 3. California State University - Chico
This two-week (~10-hour) module focuses on water and its importance to humans, both as a limited resource and in shaping Earth's surface.
Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
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.
Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias
09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Samantha Price1, Peggy Schaeffer2, Anna Thanukos3, Samantha Swauger2
1. University of California, Davis 2. DryadLab 3. University of California Museum of Paleontology
Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository
A Walk Through the Woods
By Jerome Chave1, David Coomes2, Steven Jansen3, Simon Lewis4, Nathan Swenson5, Amy Zanne6, Gaby Lopez-Gonzales7, J Ilic, RB Miller8, MC Wiemann9, Samantha Swauger10
1. The Academy of Europe 2. Cambridge University 3. Ulm University 4. University College London 5. University of Maryland 6. The George Washington University 7. University of Leeds 8. University of California, Berkeley 9. University of Florida 10. DryadLab
Survivorship in the Natural World
By Anne Bronikowski1, Jeanne Altmann2, Diane Brockman3, Marina Cords4, Linda Fedigan5, Anne Pusey6, Tara Stoinski7, William Morris6, Karen Strier8, Susan Alberts6, Samantha Swauger9
1. Iowa State University 2. Princeton University 3. Messiah College 4. Columbia University 5. University of Calgary 6. Duke University 7. Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund 8. University of Wisconsin - Madison 9. DryadLab
Exploring the Lotka-Volterra Competition Model using Two Species of Parasitoid Wasps
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher Beck1, Judy Guinan2, Lawrence Blumer3, Robert Matthews4
1. Emory University 2. Radford University 3. Morehouse College 4. University of Georgia
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 2
Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?
By Tom Langen
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8
Teaching Exponential and Logistic Growth in a Variety of Classroom and Laboratory Settings
By Barry Aronhime1, Bret Elderd1, Carol Wicks1, Margaret McMichael2, Elizabeth Eich3
1. Louisiana State University 2. Baton Rouge Community College 3. Rice University
Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 9
Modification to City Parks
By Kristen Kaczynski
California State University - Chico
Using a jigsaw approach, students calculated species richness, Shannon's diversity index and species evenness using the City Parks wildlife data.
Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America
By Kellen Calinger
Ohio State University
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 10
Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change
By Robert Bohanan1, Marianne Krasny2, Adam Welman2
1. University of Wisconsin 2. Cornell University
Data Set included in included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 3
Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
By Julie Beckstead1, Alexandra Lagasse1, Scott Robinson2
1. Gonzaga University 2. Wildlife Biologist, Retired, Bureau of Land Management Coeur d'Alene Field Office Coeur d'Alene
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7
Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century (Abstract) | TIEE
By Daniel Taub1, Gillian Graham1
Module for practice included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7
Performing a Population Viability Analysis from Data Students Collect on a Local Plant
By Noah Chamey1, Sydne Record2
1. Hampshire College 2. Harvard University
Introduction to Quantitative Biology - Fall 2014 Syllabus
03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Drew LaMar
College of William and Mary
Syllabus for Introduction to Quantitative Biology taught at the College of William and Mary.
AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression
By Jeremy M Wojdak
This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and statistics.