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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    authors of this TIEE Research Paper assessed analytical and graphing abilities in undergraduate students at four colleges and universities The authors integrated use of graphing and data More Info Data rich Case Studies Improve Students Abilities to Interpret Graphs in a Large Non majors Course The authors of this TIEE Research Paper evaluated the use of data intensive case studies and small group discussion on students quantitative abilities in a large environmental science lecture More Info Demography from physical cemeteries virtual cemeteries and census data In this exercise students will use data concerning lifespan and demography to generate graphs compare the survivorship curves of two cohort groups with Logrank Mantel Cox tests and explain the More Info Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness Continental Scale Gradients Regional LAndscape or Local Land Cover Students use data to test hypotheses on breeding bird species richness Students will exercise critical thinking skills to interpret data sets and maps They will then create graphic presentations More Info Energy Balance and Trophic Status in Fish In this activity students work with a dataset to investigate energy balance in animals that have different feeding behaviors diurnal nocturnal and diets e g carnivore detritivore More Info Search

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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    concepts More Info Statistics for Ecology and Environmental Science Students This article provides the author s teaching philosophy for statistics It includes brief lesson plans and assignments activities which aim to instill a better understanding of statistics in students More Info 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

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  • PlantEdDL - Pathways to Scientific Teaching, Chapter 3c of 7: Determining confidence: sex and statistics
    in Ecology and the Environment from August 2004 to June 2006 that illustrated effective instructional methods to help students gain conceptual understanding in ecology Diane Ebert May and Janet Hodder 2008 This installment of the Pathways to Scientific Teaching series describes one or more instructional strategies that use scientific papers to teach selected concepts While specific journal articles are used in demonstrating these strategies we would like to emphasize that each activity in the Pathways series has been designed for use with any scientific article on a similar topic and not just the example shown here Note that in addition to undergraduate faculty many high school teachers can use these articles as well in their biology courses Resource Group Link http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22Pathways to Primary or BEN resource type Assignment activity non laboratory Secondary resource type Teaching strategies guidelines Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Statistical analysis Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Scientific method and experimental design Ecological Core Concepts Populations Life history traits and reproduction Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords statistics hypothesis test P value confidence level atrazine red eared slider turtle Trachemys scripta elegans endocrine disruptor environmental contaminants Key taxa red eared slider turtle Trachemys scripta elegans Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description Instructor goals 1 Use primary literature as a source of information about biological topics and as an assessment tool 2 Implement an active learning strategy to help students understand the concept of statistical testing and significance This installment of the Pathways to Scientific Teaching series describes one or more instructional strategies that use scientific papers

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  • PlantEdDL - Randomization Tests and Spatially Autocorrelated Data
    Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Statistical analysis Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords resampling spatially autocorrelated data randomization independence ecology 101 Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description Provides educator with information concerning randomization tests and spatially autocorrelated data Primary Author Controlled

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  • PlantEdDL - Randomization Tests Using Standard Statistical Software
    Concepts The science of ecology Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords randomization small data set statistics data analysis ecology 101 Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This article should guide course instruction of ecological data analysis Since ecological studies tend to result in small data sets standard analyses can be difficult Methods using randomization and related computer

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  • PlantEdDL - Teaching Pseudoreplication Using Simulations
    error ecology 101 Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description It is suggested to use the simulation in conjunction with reading and discussion of Hurlbert s 1984 paper Class time can be split between 1 discussing the content of the paper 2 reviewing experimental designs that are correct or pseudoreplicated and 3 allowing

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  • PlantEdDL - The Invasive Grass-Fire Cycle in the U.S. Great Basin
    of field based data and satellite data Using this information students will collaborate to create maps and graphs This activity is included in Volume 8 of Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology TIEE Format html Primary or BEN resource type Assignment activity non laboratory Secondary resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Communities Disturbance assembly and succession Ecological Core Concepts Landscapes and larger scales Ecological Core Concepts The science of ecology Statistical analysis Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords invasive species cheatgrass Bromus tectorum fire ecology disturbance spatial analysis tools 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 is intended for students to conduct a scientific investigation in a small group Students will learn and practice the skills of interpreting data generating graphs and presenting the information represented in maps and graphs Primary Author Controlled Name Jennifer Balch Primary Author Affiliation National Center for Ecological Analysis Synthesis University of California Santa Barbara The Pennsylvania State University Department of Geography Primary Author email jkbalch psu edu Secondary Author Name s Marnie K Carroll Bethany A Bradley Secondary Author Affiliation s

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