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    Using Regression Models to Examine the Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Fluid pH
    In this activity students will use statistics and regression models to explore the effects of carbon dioxide on blood pH by measuring pH changes that occur over time as carbon dioxide reacts with...

    Keywords: BiochemistryphysiologyAnatomyGeneral BiologyChoosing modelsCreate graphsInterpret graphsConcepts in Statisticscreate modelsmake predictions

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    QB@CC Workshop NABT 2022
    Creating and Implementing Quantitative Biology Lessons with QB@CC, Beneficial for Both Faculty and Students

    Keywords: Exponentscommunity collegesquantitative biologyOERNSF RCN-UBE

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    Teaching Modules from QB@CC: Tools to Improve Biology Student’s Quantitative Skills
    NABT and QB@CC hosted a special webinar to explore the QB@CC OER entitled Sizes, Scales, and Specialization.

    Keywords: NABTPresentationworkshopqbcc

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    Quantifying Bacterial Growth in the Guts and Hemolymph of Fruit Flies: Mathematical Modeling and Data Interpolation/Extrapolation
    In this activity, students will analyze raw data obtained from an experiment that explores the effect of overexpressing the Ssk protein in order to strengthen the intestinal barrier and prevent...

    Keywords: graphingexponential growthlinear modelsqbccinterpolationConcepts in Statistics and Precalculus Understanding exponential rates and linear slopesExtrapolation

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    Impact of Introduction of American Bullfrogs on Species Diversity
    This module explores the introduction of the American bullfrog on their ecosystem. Using species diversity calculations and data collection techniques, students explore how the bullfrog affected...

    Keywords: ecologyconservationspecies richnessBiodiversityspecies diversitydiversity indicessamplingspecies evenness

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    Modified Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests
    Methylmercury contamination within fish populations is an important toxin that affect human, animal, and environmental health, serving as a carcinogen (cancer-causing agent) and endocrine-disruptor...

    Keywords: statisticsmathematicsbiostatisticsecologybiologygraphingp-valuest-testshypothesis testingin-class activityZoologymercury biogeochemistrybiostatistics - generalfish populationqbccEndocrine DisruptorsBiogeochemical cyclesInterpret graphsSolving Equations and InequalitiesConcepts in StatisticsElementary Hypothesis TestingMethylmercurydamsBioaccumulationtraditional dietsmercurymercury poisoningnative peopleindigenous populationCanadahydroelectricexplaining statisticsusing statisticsMake probability calculationsbiomagnification

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    Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: The Central Limit Theorem and a t-test
    Students are introduced to concepts of sampling distributions and hypothesis testing using a simulation applet, elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish...

    Keywords: statisticsmathematicsbiostatisticsecologybiologygraphingp-valuest-testshypothesis testingin-class activityZoologymercury biogeochemistrybiostatistics - generalfish populationqbccBiogeochemical cyclesInterpret graphsSolving Equations and InequalitiesConcepts in StatisticsElementary Hypothesis TestingMethylmercurydamsBioaccumulationtraditional dietsmercurymercury poisoningnative peopleindigenous populationCanadahydroelectricexplaining statisticsusing statisticsMake probability calculations

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    Effect of the Intestinal Protein Snakeskin on the Lifespan of Fruit Flies: A Kaplan-Meier Survival Analysissource Draft (1)
    In this activity, students perform the Kaplan-Meier survival analysis on raw data obtained from an experiment that explores the effect of overexpressing the Snakeskin (Ssk) protein on the lifespan...

    Keywords: graphingBiochemistryhypothesis testingcalculus and biologyapproximating areas under curvesqbccCellular and Molecular BiologyCreate graphsInterpret graphsSolving Equations and Inequalitiesinterpret tablesConcepts in Statisticsusing statisticschi-square analysissurvival analysis

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    Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel
    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...

    Keywords: statisticsecologydataExcelgraphingBiochemistryOceanographymarine ecosystemsmarine ecologydescriptive statisticslong-term datasetsmarineMicrosoft Excelmarine biologyplanktonOutliersMarine ScienceqbccUsing ExcelphytoplanktonCreate graphsInterpret graphsConcepts in Statisticslarge datasetexplaining statisticsusing statisticsPacific NorthwestSalish Seaprimary productivitywater chemistryestuarygraphing in Excelformulas in Excelchlorophylltime-series plotsocean

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    Evolution of Tusklessness in African Elephants
    The exploitation of African elephants in the form of ivory poaching is exacerbated by warfare. The affects of this anthropogenic evolutionary force on the African savanna elephant (Loxodonta...

    Keywords: Hardy-Weinbergchi-squaredEvolutionExponentsRatiospercentselephantsGorongosa National ParkAfricaqbccUnderstanding fractionsSolving Equations and InequalitiesConcepts in Statisticsusing statisticstusk & tusklessIvory poachingFractions and Mixed NumbersDecimals

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    QB@CC: An interdisciplinary network model for developing and disseminating OER to support pedagogical change
    Presentation given at the Northeast OER Summer 2022 We describe the interdisciplinary network that has been developing and sharing quantitative skills-based OER in biological sciences. The...

    Keywords: Resources @ BioQUESTqbccNortheast OER Summit

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    Using Grassy Narrows in a Live Classroom with Clicker Questions and Interactive Histogram: Sampling Distributions, Probability, and Hypothesis Testing
    Students are introduced to concepts of sampling distributions, p-values, and hypothesis testing. Using both simulated and real data for methylmercury level in fish populations, students will...

    Keywords: statisticsmathematicsbiostatisticsecologybiologygraphingp-valuest-testshypothesis testingin-class activityZoologymercury biogeochemistrybiostatistics - generalfish populationqbccBiogeochemical cyclesInterpret graphsConcepts in StatisticsElementary Hypothesis TestingMethylmercurydamsBioaccumulationtraditional dietsmercurymercury poisoningnative peopleindigenous populationCanadahydroelectricexplaining statisticsusing statisticsMake probability calculations

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    Fitting Exponential and Logistic Growth Models to Bacterial Cell Count Data
    In this activity, students will model a noisy set of bacterial cell count data using both exponential and logistic growth models. For each model the students will plot the data (or a linear...

    Keywords: modelingdata analysislinear regressiongraphingExponentsoptimizationcalculusInterpreting GraphsFunctionsqbccCellular and Molecular BiologyChoosing modelsUnderstanding ratesConcepts in Statisticsmeasurementsmanipulating equationscreating graphsExponential and Logarithmic Functionsinterpreting tables

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    Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
    Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...

    Keywords: statisticsmathematicsdata analysisdatalinear regressionbiologyonlinegraphinglinear equationsQuantitative reasoningassessmentcollege algebracellstatistical analysisregressionOERAlgebrachemistryModelscorrelationSimple Linear RegressionMicrosoft Excellab activityexperimentCellular ProcessesATPqbccUsing Excelmanipulate equationsCellular and Molecular BiologyConcepts in Statisticsoxidationline of best fitexplaining statisticsusing statisticsCellular RespirationPredictionsRespirationgraphing in ExcelLinear CorrelationExothermic Reactioncreate scatter plotAdenosine Triphosphate (ATP)germinating peasPre-lab activityStudent activityHybridCollecting DataR-squareRegression ModelFunctionDependent VariablesIndependent VariablesLinear EquationLinear Equation in two variablescreate graphcreate equationcreate regressioncreate plotinterpret regressioninterpret data

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    Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel
    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...

    Keywords: statisticsecologydataExcelgraphingBiochemistryOceanographymarine ecosystemsmarine ecologydescriptive statisticslong-term datasetsmarineMicrosoft Excelmarine biologyplanktonOutliersMarine ScienceqbccUsing ExcelphytoplanktonCreate graphsInterpret graphsConcepts in Statisticslarge datasetexplaining statisticsusing statisticsPacific NorthwestSalish Seaprimary productivitywater chemistryestuarygraphing in Excelformulas in Excelchlorophylltime-series plotsocean

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    Using Linear Regression Adaptation: Exploring Vector-borne diseases in an online classroom
    In this adaptation students in online classrooms will use linear regression at home and in synchronous online time to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental...

    Keywords: ecologygraphingmicrobiologyqbccUnderstanding ratesCreate graphsInterpret graphsinterpret tablesConcepts in Statistics

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    Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests
    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    Keywords: statisticsmathematicsbiostatisticsecologybiologygraphingp-valuest-testshypothesis testingin-class activityZoologymercury biogeochemistrybiostatistics - generalfish populationqbccBiogeochemical cyclesInterpret graphsSolving Equations and InequalitiesConcepts in StatisticsElementary Hypothesis TestingMethylmercurydamsBioaccumulationtraditional dietsmercurymercury poisoningnative peopleindigenous populationCanadahydroelectricexplaining statisticsusing statisticsMake probability calculations

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    QB@CC Community Standards for Events
    Community standards and expectations for in-person and online events hosted by QB@CC

    Keywords: code of conductqbcccommunity standards

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    Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.
    This module utilizes a user-friendly database exploring data selection, box-and-whisker plot, and correlation analysis. It also guides students on how to make a poster of their data and conclusions.

    Keywords: Querying databasesgraphingRatiosdata typesstatistical learningcorrelationBox Plotsqbcchealth sciences education researchnutrition & food scienceUnderstanding ratesCreate graphsInterpret graphsinterpret tablesHealth ScienceConcepts in Statisticsexplaining statisticsusing statistics

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    The Perfect Brew: An Activity Demonstrating Cell Counting and Hemocytometer Use
    In this activity, students will explore the use of a hemocytometer for counting cells, demonstrate the relationship between the grid seen in the microscope with volume of liquid in suspension and...

    Keywords: RatiosmicrobiologyqbccCellular and Molecular BiologyUnderstanding fractionsconverting unitschanging scalesmeasurements

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