Urban stream invaders: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Piatã Santana Marques
15 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Apple
Students read and interpret data from a study which addresses how urbanization affects the invasive attributes of a non-native species. They also reflect on the identity of the lead researcher and...
Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell
25 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Darlene Panvini
Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...
Carbon Sequestration and the Urban heat Island Effect
12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Evan Blais
Virginia Commonwealth University
An urban heat island is an urban or metropolitan area that is on average far warmer than the surrounding rural areas. In this lesson we will study the impact these warmer temperatures have on the...
24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelly O'Donnell
This video describes the field of urban ecology and features scientists who use the city as their field site.