Support

Support Options

  • Knowledge Base

    Find information on common questions and issues.

  • Support Messages

    Check on the status of your correspondences with members of the QUBES team.

Contact Us

About you
About the problem

This is a completed Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). FMNs are sustained, immersive, community-based professional development opportunities for faculty. FMNs support the adaptation and implementation of materials and/or instructional approaches in their classrooms. Learn more about FMNs.

Interested in upcoming FMN opportunities? Sign up for the QUBES Newsletter

Browse products from this FMN     Visit partner groups for full resource collections

QB@CC Bridging Mathematics and Biology

Brought to you by

Visit Partner Group on QUBES

 

Goals

  • Adapt modules that address mathematical skills using a topic in biology
  • Learn how to use data-driven modules in undergraduate life science courses
  • Mix and match parts of modules and customize them for use in the classroom

Mentors

  • John Starnes, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

Final Products

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 factors affect disease transmission.
ecology, graphing, microbiology, qbcc, Understanding rates, Create graphs, Interpret graphs, interpret tables, Concepts in Statistics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Majors, Non-majors
99
121
0
0
08.2021
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 count cells to determine concentration.
Measurement, Ratios, microbiology, qbcc, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Understanding fractions, converting units, changing scales, measurements, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Undergraduate
109
39
0
0
06.2021
This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation. The adaptation has added a review of scientific notation.
Exponents, Ratios, Scientific Notation, cell type, qbcc, manipulate equations, Cellular and Molecular Biology, converting units, changing scales, introductory, Teaching material, Undergraduate
133
71
0
0
05.2021
In this powerpoint, several of the resources from the published module 'Sizes, Scales and Specialization' are used to create a mini-module that has students examine the size and abundance of different human cell types using scientific notation.
Exponents, Ratios, qbcc, manipulate equations, Cellular and Molecular Biology, converting units, changing scales, introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Majors, Non-majors, Less than 1 hour
109
30
0
0
05.2021