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Hacking Scrabble®: A Novel Activity for Teaching Sampling Principles and Species Accumulation Curves

    Lab exercise to teach principles of sampling and developing species accumulation curves, using the game pieces from a Scrabble® board game.
    Format
    Primary or BEN resource type
    Secondary resource type
    Discipline Specific Core Concepts
    Life science discipline (subject)
    Keywords sampling, species accumulation curves, species diversity, species richness, species abundance, ecological niche
    Audience
    Intended End User Role
    Language
    Educational Language
    Pedagogical Use Description Use a simple set of game pieces to simulate a field sampling regimen.
    Primary Author Controlled Name
    Primary Author Affiliation Department of Entomology
    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Primary Author email joneill@uark.edu
    Secondary Author Name(s) Robert N. Wiedenmann
    Secondary Author Affiliation(s) Department of Entomology
    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Secondary Author Email(s) rwieden@uark.edu
    Submitter Name Robert N. Wiedenmann
    Submitter Email rwieden@uark.edu
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    Date Of Record Submission 2016-05-30

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