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  1. Team microBIOME Fall 2020 - DIY microbiome analysis

    Team microBIOME Fall 2020 - DIY microbiome analysis

    2020-11-26 03:35:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Davida Smyth, Alice Tarun, Christine Girtain, Melanie Lenahan, Maira Goytia, Khuanchivin Geena Sompanya, Theodore Muth | doi:10.25334/Q2JB-X680

    This is our final team report for this year's BIOME Institute 2020. Learn about what we got up to and what we're planning for Spring 2021. If you want more information on REMNet go here https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/remnet

  2. Genomics Lessons with GEA - RNA-Seq CURES

    Genomics Lessons with GEA - RNA-Seq CURES

    2020-11-25 14:47:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Vince Buonaccorsi, Marcella Denise Cervantes, Douglas L Chalker, Maira Goytia, Wilson Leung, Laurel Lorenz, Laura Reed, Anne Rosenwald, Analyne Manzano Schroeder, Emily Wiley, Jason Williams | doi:10.25334/S21R-9364

    Our BIOME Group worked towards developing a set of learning goals for faculty who plan to launch a CURE based on RNA-Seq data. We also developed a workflow for analysis of either prokaryotic or eukaryotic RNA-Seq data with existing tools.

  3. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    2020-11-24 21:28:08 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Glenn Ledder | doi:10.25334/YBTB-1K34

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed experiments.

  4. QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020

    QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020

    2020-11-24 20:48:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Glee Buntz, Joseph Esquibel, Kristin Jenkins, Vedham Karpakakunjaram, Jillian Marie Miller, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma, Heather Seitz, John Howard Starnes | doi:10.25334/A00X-Q527

    This is a poster presentation at the 2020 NABT Annual PD Conference. This poster describes the goals of QB@CC project, progress in the first year and an update on the upcoming events.

  5. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    Analysis of Amylase Activity

    2020-11-24 18:54:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Allison Carter Burlyn, Christina Fieber, Melanie Lenahan | doi:10.25334/CW0W-Y495

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme activity.

  6. Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity

    Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity

    2020-11-23 13:17:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ishrat Rahman, Aubrey Allen Smith, Evdokia Kastanos | doi:10.25334/VKGJ-VT46

    This exercise was developed to allow students to apply the scientific method and use their knowledge of enzymes to investigate the relationship between enzyme activity and structure. Students design experiments to study the effect of environmental factor

  7. Assessment of CUREs BIOME Institute 2020 Report Out

    Assessment of CUREs BIOME Institute 2020 Report Out

    2020-11-19 20:54:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mentewab Ayalew, Holly Basta, John Howard Starnes, Mark Osterlund, Emily Ward, Marcie Warner, Molly Phillips | doi:10.25334/FYMM-QK73

    This is a video summary of the progress to date and individual plans for the Assessment of CUREs Working Group as part of 2020 BIOME Institute. ...

  8. Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide

    Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide

    2020-11-19 20:28:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexis E Hunter, Michele Williams, Terrell R Morton, Imari Deon Bramlett, Auden Conyers | doi:10.25334/YY0Q-0Q17

    The Re-Envisioning Culture Network Syllabus aims to honor Black identity and culture while acknowledging the barriers that Black undergraduate students face through definitions, art, storytelling, and poetry.

  9. Mammal Bones & Homologies

    Mammal Bones & Homologies

    2020-11-17 21:48:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Light | doi:10.25334/F18G-0D08

    Short activity for a laboratory covering mammal skulls, teeth, bones, dichotomous keys, and homologies (using Blackburn lab Sketchfab). Included in the package is a document for teaching assistants, a document for students, and a powerpoint with images.

  10. Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

    Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

    2020-11-12 23:05:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton, Carl Bergstrom, Jevin West | doi:10.25334/S10Y-9N69

    This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less athletes competing in each age category).

  11. Case Study - Storks vs Babies

    Case Study - Storks vs Babies

    2020-11-11 19:57:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/MS64-ZB24

    This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation vs causation in a fun way.

  12. Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R

    Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R

    2020-11-11 14:44:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton, Carl Bergstrom, Jevin West | doi:10.25334/4FN8-YV27

    This is an adaptation of Calling Bull's Case Study on how caffeine free is hot chocolate versus coffee in order to make it into a student project that uses R.

  13. BS Inventory assignment

    BS Inventory assignment

    2020-11-10 15:11:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/K4RP-CV34

    This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.

  14. Weekly Reflection Template for Calling Bull

    Weekly Reflection Template for Calling Bull

    2020-11-10 13:54:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/G2WX-6373

    This is a weekly reflection template designed to induce reflection about week's themes, integrate the week's themes into ones life, and identify any issues or successes students are having to inform instruction.

  15. Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data

    Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data

    2020-11-07 15:26:46 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Katie Pearson | doi:10.25334/9H43-N470

    This short video and assessment explain why we as scientists should cite our data sources and how we can do this for sources of biodiversity specimen data.

  16. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    2020-10-12 18:01:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Spera | doi:10.25334/1XYA-TF48

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses (correlation analysis s, t-test), and graphing techniques.

  17. Transforming your CUREs with SENCER

    Transforming your CUREs with SENCER

    2020-10-12 13:25:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Davida Smyth | doi:10.25334/P11N-7X82

    Presentation on Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities given as part of the 2020 BioQUEST & QUBES BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity.

  18. Population Demography in Swirl

    Population Demography in Swirl

    2020-10-10 18:09:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/J72J-MZ12

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

  19. Basic Statistics

    Basic Statistics

    2020-10-07 20:06:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel, Alycia Lackey | doi:10.25334/ZGZJ-7N56

    The students will practice identifying the appropriate basic statistical tests when given a scenario and learn how to run and interpret those statistical tests in R.

  20. MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

    MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

    2020-10-03 15:27:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/8TPH-K265

    A follow up to our mini workshop of August 14, 2020. Further information about the python pipeline for HGT and the new cytoscape lesson.