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Teacher Resource: Sturgeon In the Classroom

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Lesson 15: Citizen Science

Citizen science is quantitative research conducted in collaboration with amateur (or community) scientists. In most cases, citizen scientists do not have a formal science background, but are passionate about a subject being rigorously studied. Often, researchers will activate citizen scientists to help answer complex questions which require data collection exceeding the research team’s capacity. ExamplesContinue Reading

Lesson 14: Introduction to R and R Studio

Data Visualization Using an Open Source Statistical Program – RStudio Author: Shaley Valentine Grade Level: 10th – 12th grade Group Size: 1-2 per station; full class Setting: Computer Lab: Program installed prior to lesson Time Needed: 2 x 50 minute sessions Equipment Needed: Computer; Installed version of R/Rstudio (most recent; installation instructions in lesson) ObjectivesContinue Reading

Lesson 13: Mark and Recapture

Estimating Fish Abundance – Mark Recapture Method Author: Doug Larson Grade level: 7th – 9th (see basic questions) or 10th – 12th (see advanced questions) Class size: 15 – 30 Group size: 3-5 Setting: computer lab (or students bring laptops) Time needed: 50 minutes Equipment needed: Computers with Microsoft Office©, calculator, Swedish Fish® or Goldfish®Continue Reading

Lesson 12: Stress Response

Fishing for Answers – how does stress affect behavior in a threatened species? Author: Lydia Wassink Grade level: 7th – 9th (see basic questions) or 10th – 12th (see advanced questions) Class size: 15 – 30 Setting: computer lab (or students bring laptops) Time needed: 50 minutes Equipment needed: Computers with internet access (1 perContinue Reading

Lesson 10: Assignment Tests

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Lesson 09: Spawning Behavior

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Lesson 08: Juvenile Capture

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Lesson 07: Larval Drift

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Lesson 06: Larval Behavior

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Lesson 05: Larval Dispersal

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Lesson 04: Embryo Growth

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Lesson 01: Adult Growth

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Lesson 03: Egg Survival

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Lesson 11: Parentage Analysis

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Lesson 02: Scientific Method

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