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  • PlantEdDL - Tables: Data for Tree Community Comparison Using Sample Plots
    five years Students use these data to compare tree stand characteristics such as diversity similarity or density Format xls Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Secondary resource type Table Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Communities Species composition abundance and diversity Ecological Core Concepts Populations Density and distribution Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Statistical analysis Life science discipline subject Biodiversity Forestry Ecology Botany Plant Science Keywords census diversity index forest Jaccard index plot sample Shannon formula similarity index timber tree Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Grades 9 12 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description Many instructors want students to work with real life ecological data perhaps even having students collect some data Comparing data from forest plots strengthens student s ability to apply the process of science identifying the difference between forest communities sampled hypothesizing about the nature of the differences interpreting and evaluating data Analyzing data also improves quantitative reasoning as students include appropriate units of measurement and the data are transformed and compared statistically Skills of spreadsheet use and writing are also practiced Primary Author

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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    Results 1 1 of 1 Tables Data for Tree Community Comparison Using Sample Plots These Tables are a Microsoft Excel file of Diameter at Breast Height DBH and species identification of trees in paired 20 x 20 m plots collected by students in my Ecology class over five years More Info Search time 0 009 seconds Sort by Relevance Title Keywords Key taxa Submitter Name Date Of Record Submission Z

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  • PlantEdDL - Advanced Search
    Environmental Sciences Enzymology Epidemiology Evolutionary Biology Exercise Kinesiology Exobiology Forestry Gastroenterology Genetics Heredity Genomics Geography Glycobiology Hematology Histology Human Biology Hydrology Water Resources Immunology Invertebrate Biology Marine Biology Metabolism Microbiology Molecular Biology Mycology Natural History Nephrology Neurobiology Nutrition Food Sciences Oceanography Paleontology Parasitology Pathology Pharmacology Phylogeny Physiology Population Biology Proteomics Psychology Public health Range Science Reproductive Biology Respiratory Biology Sociobiology Soil Biology Structural biology Systematics Taxonomy Classification Toxicology Vertebrate Biology Virology Wildlife science Zoology Primary or BEN resource type Animation Assessment exam with answer key Assessment exam without answer key Assessment other Assessment tool Assignment activity non laboratory Audio Bibliography Biography Book Book chapter Course syllabus Dataset Diagram Dictionary Glossary Digital presentation powerpoint Educational standards Fieldtrip guide Graph chart Illustration Journal article Issue Laboratory exercise Laboratory manual Lecture Lecture outline Lesson plan Manual Map Memo Newsletter Non journal article Pamphlet Brochure Photograph Report Review Scientific standards and guidelines Simulation Table Teaching strategies guidelines Video Language English Japanese Polish Spanish Audience Grades 6 8 Grades 9 12 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Format doc exe gif html jpeg mpeg pdf ppt tiff video xls zip Secondary resource type Animation Application Assessment exam with answer key Assessment

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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    address the question How have stands of More Info Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century In this TIEE dataset students address the question of how global global temperatures change during the 21st century and how these changes vary geographically seasonally and depending upon future More Info How do pawpaws affect tree regeneration In this study students investigate whether and how much the native understory shrub pawpaw Asimina triloba may

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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    Height DBH and species identification of trees in paired 20 x 20 m plots collected by students in my Ecology class over five years More Info The effects of bison grazing on plant diversity in a tallgrass prairie Konza Prairie LTER How does grazing by bison affect plant community diversity This TIEE Data Set introduces students to biodiversity and the concepts of richness evenness and diversity indices It contains three

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  • PlantEdDL - Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change
    consequences of warmer temperatures some unexpected One challenge to our understanding of environmental effects due to global warming is lack of data collected over long periods of time In this activity students plot more than 100 years of data on dates of ice on and ice off and duration of ice cover and examine patterns of variation at different time scales Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Climate change Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords TIEE pedagogy inquiry based ice on ice off ice cover lake global warming climate change long term research Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This Data Set can be used to teach about global warming and the value of long term data using a student active approach The instructor can assign groups of students to plot the data in 20 year intervals and then ask the class to compare those graphs to a graph on which the entire 150 year data set is plotted Primary Author Controlled Name Robert Bohanan Marianne

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=120&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8 (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Comparing the Influence of Precipitation, Fire, and Topography on Plant Productivity in the Tallgrass Prairie
    and lowlands and three fire frequencies annual 4 year and 20 year burns As the students explore the relationships between the different characteristics they will develop an understanding of how fire topography and precipitation influence tallgrass prairie productivity and how these factors vary over time Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Production and respiration Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Ecological Core Concepts Communities Spatial and temporal dynamics Ecological Core Concepts Communities Disturbance assembly and succession Ecological Core Concepts Communities Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords fire fire frequency topography precipitation above ground net primary productivity ANPP NPP limiting factors long term data soil Konza Key taxa forb grass Poaceae Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This Data Set can be used to teach students about multiple ecosystem characteristics that influence productivity using the specific example of the tallgrass prairie Because the teaching methods are student active students also learn how to create and interpret figures from data with multiple interactive variables by working with raw data Students exercise critical thinking skills since accurately

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=122&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8 (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Demographic vital rates and population growth: an introduction to projection matrices and elasticity analysis
    introduced to the concept of vital rates and population growth Students use published data on vital rates of loggerhead sea turtles to identify various vital rate values draw a life cycle graph and construct a matrix of vital rates Students use the vital rate values and population matrix to calculate population growth rate λ and graph population size over time Students also determine the relative influence of vital rates on population growth rate λ by calculating elasticity values for each vital rate Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Populations Population growth and regulation Ecological Core Concepts Populations Life history traits and reproduction Ecological Core Concepts Populations Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords Population ecology demography life history Key taxa loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description Skills developed include data analysis graph preparation use of spreadsheets and use of primary literature Student active approaches utilized include guided inquiry think pair share write before discussion and cooperative learning Assessable outcomes include calculations of population growth rate and graphs for population

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=353&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8 (2016-02-01)
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