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Teaching by your Discipline

Discipline-specific resources to help faculty, program chairs, and students integrate quantitative reasoning and problem-solving skills into the curriculum through active pedagogy and effective design.

Biology

  • Neotoma
    A library of large, freely-available paleoecology datasets, supported by suggestions on how to teach with real data.
  • Biocomplexity in the Geosciences
    An online collection of teaching resources and activities for the classroom, lab and field.
  • Earth Exploration Toolbook Biology Chapters
    These chapters use data and quantitative skills in presenting topics including wetlands, phytoplankton blooms, and carbon cycles to students.
  • Curriculum for the Bioregion
    An initiative to help Pacific Northwest faculty incorporate sustainability concepts and place-based learning into a wide array of courses and disciplines.

Chemistry



Computer Science

Economics



Geoscience

Physics



Mathematics

  • Measurement & Uncertainty
    Resources to help faculty teach the fundamentals of effective measurement and address student misconceptions about uncertainty.
  • Teaching with MATLAB
    A toolsheet that outlines strategies for incorporating MATLAB into the classroom
  • Mathematics & Statistics Models
    Resources and examples of how to use mathematical and statistical models in the classroom.
  • Quantitative Skills in Geoscience
    Resources for students and faculty seeking to increase quantitative literacy, reasoning, and skills in geoscience courses.
  • Kéyah Math
    Place-based exercises in mathematics and geoscience, based in the culture of the American Southwest.

Sustainability & Climate Change

  • InTeGrate
    Explore teaching materials and resources for incorporating interdisciplinary teaching about Earth for a sustainable future into your course or program.
  • Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)
    Browse resources dedicated to incorporating climate and energy literacy into the classroom, along with a collection of peer-reviewed materials for teaching climate and energy science.
  • Teaching Climate Change
    Data, teaching materials, and visualizations for teaching about climate change in the context of social science and Earth's history.
  • Embed Sustainability in your Program
    Tips on how sustainability can be infused into any course to increase student engagement and interest.
  • Complex Systems
    A collection of resources and teaching materials focused on the interactions between Earth's systems, feedback loops, and cycles.
  • Curriculum for the Bioregion
    An initiative to help Pacific Northwest faculty incorporate sustainability concepts and place-based learning into a wide array of courses and disciplines.
  • Sustainability Improves Student Learning (SISL)
    Resources dedicated to teaching about sustainability across disciplines.