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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    Results 1 1 of 1 Using a cascading food web case study to assess the ecological and economic impacts of management decisions As informed citizens students should be able to understand and interpret the value of a working ecosystem and the cascading implications of disturbances We use a case study to introduce students to More Info Search time 0 004 seconds Sort by Relevance Title Keywords Key taxa Submitter Name

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=AdvancedSearch&Q=Y&SR=0&SD=1&F20=%3DKevin+Wyatt&SF=1 (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    prairie ecosystem and the productivity of prairie plants More Info Demographic vital rates and population growth an introduction to projection matrices and elasticity analysis In this TIEE dataset students address the question of how changes in demographic vital rates influence the rate of population growth Students learn how projection matrices and elasticity More Info Effects of Plant Biodiversity on Ecosystem Productivity within a Savannah Grassland Community This Data Set focuses

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=AdvancedSearch&Q=Y&G23=8&RP=5&SF=1&SD=&SR=0 (2016-02-01)
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    time More Info Long term Response of an Arctic River Community to Phosphorus Fertilization With this TIEE Data Set students assess effects of phosphorus addition on algae moss mayflies and arctic grayling fish in the Kuparuk River in the foothills of the North Slope of Alaska Data More Info Metabolic ecology How do body size and temperature affect nutrient cycling rates In this TIEE dataset students answer the question of

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=AdvancedSearch&Q=Y&G23=8&RP=5&SR=10&SF=1&SD= (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
    and food availability Students will then use graphing software JMP or Excel to compile the data in a graphical form to answer their questions Open ended Approach Students will generate their own hypotheses of interest from the larger bald eagle data set This approach is encouraged for upper division ecology students in conservation biology wildlife management or population ecology classes Optional Field trip to see migrating bald eagles SKILLS Generation of a hypothesis critical thinking experimental design data management using a spreadsheet graph preparation data analysis and interpretation and or written or oral presentation Format pdf Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Applied ecology Management Ecological Core Concepts Applied ecology Conservation Life science discipline subject Wildlife science Ecology Conservation Biology Keywords Bald eagle biology conservation biology endangered species population ecology and migration ecology Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description Brainstorming critical thinking concept mapping cooperative learning guided inquiry and or open ended inquiry Primary Author Controlled Name Scott Robinson Julie Beckstead Alexandra N Lagasse Primary Author Affiliation Department of Biology Gonzaga University Spokane WA 99258

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=320&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8%26RP%3D5%26SR%3D5%26SF%3D1%26SD%3D (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Forest Ecosystem Responses to Chronic Nitrogen Additions
    processes net primary productivity tree photosynthetic capacity soil respiration and soil microbial biomass Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Alteration of biogeochemical cycles Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Biogeochemical cycling Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords nitrogen nitrogen deposition soil respiration photosynthesis primary production NPP hardwood pine soil microbes Harvard Forest long term ecological research LTER Key taxa American beech Fagus grandifolia red maple Acer rubrum Betula lenta black birch Quercus rubra red oak Quercus velutina black oak red pine P 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 activity can be used to teach students about the effects of long term nitrogen deposition on forest ecosystems It provides background information on nitrogen deposition and the research project that generated the data There are complete instructions that guide students through the data analysis as well as guidelines for teachers on how the activity can be used and adapted The activity incorporates active learning methods to engage students in their own learning process Open ended

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=308&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8%26RP%3D5%26SR%3D5%26SF%3D1%26SD%3D (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century
    of variation They use output from global climate models to examine projected climate change during the 21st century under a range of greenhouse gas emissions scenarios Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Climate change Ecological Core Concepts Applied ecology Conservation Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords Abiotic environment global change global warming climate change greenhouse gases latitudinal gradients seasonality 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 used include working in groups working with spreadsheets detecting and comparing trends in data and making inferences presenting data using figures comparison of data collected in different locations and under different conditions and report writing Student active approaches include guided group discussions and combining data analyses using a jigsaw approach Assessable outcomes include graphs and statistical analyses oral presentations and possibly a written report Primary Author Controlled Name Daniel R Taub Primary Author Affiliation Biology Department Southwestern University 1001 East University Ave Georgetown TX 78626 USA Primary Author email taubd southwestern edu Secondary Author Name s Gillian S Graham Secondary Author Affiliation s Biology Department

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=355&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8%26RP%3D5%26SR%3D5%26SF%3D1%26SD%3D (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Hubbard Brook Streamflow Response to Deforestation
    results to baseline data draw conclusions about hypotheses and consider implications of long term research Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Alteration of biogeochemical cycles Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Biogeochemical cycling Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Ecological Core Concepts Communities Disturbance assembly and succession Ecological Core Concepts Communities Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords stream flow Hubbard Brook LTER nutrient deforestation forest experiment technology society policy human impacts herbicide watershed hydrology experimental design long term ecological r Audience Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Grades 9 12 Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This activity compares short and long term data collected after a whole watershed experiment conducted in HBEF Watershed 2 in 1965 Because data collected in the years immediately following the experiment suggest a different response than data collected twenty years later this activity would be a useful addition to a discussion of the importance of long term experiments and data collection in ecological research NOTE Data can be graphed easily with Excel or by hand Primary Author Controlled Name Marianne Krasny

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=290&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8%26RP%3D5%26SR%3D5%26SF%3D1%26SD%3D (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - The effects of bison grazing on plant diversity in a tallgrass prairie (Konza Prairie LTER)
    technique students use their knowledge to compare plant species diversity in two different tallgrass prairie plant communities one that has been grazed by bison for 10 years and one that has been protected from bison grazing for 20 years The Data set challenges students to consider the assumptions of the methods they have learned and how these assumptions may affect their conclusions Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Communities Species composition abundance and diversity Ecological Core Concepts Communities Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords diversity species richness relative abundance herbivory sample size species accumulation curve tallgrass prairie grazing buffalo bison TIEE Key taxa bison Andropogon gerardii big bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass 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 helps students develop a conceptual understanding of diversity while using their quantitative reasoning skills and data presentation techniques Students use Microsoft Excel spread sheets calculate and interpret diversity indices present data using figures and tables analyze their results and critical thinking Instructors can use this Data Set to give

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=119&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G23%3D8%26RP%3D5%26SF%3D1%26SD%3D%26SR%3D15 (2016-02-01)
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