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  1. An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images

    An Introduction to Biodiversity Databases and Specimen Images

    2019-12-04 19:33:58 | Contributor(s): Amanda Fisher | doi:10.25334/1NCG-T718

    In this module, students will be introduced to some biodiversity data resources and how to search for and download herbarium specimen images. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources.

  2. Bacteria Transformation

    Bacteria Transformation

    2019-12-03 00:14:27 | Contributor(s): Matthew Zelisko, Kimberly Anderson | doi:10.25334/1J75-A813

    TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.

  3. Building creatures with the central dogma of biology

    Building creatures with the central dogma of biology

    2019-12-02 23:47:31 | Contributor(s): Melissa Skyer | doi:10.25334/FF4P-JE38

    Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes

  4. Ontology for UDL and Related Content

    Ontology for UDL and Related Content

    2019-11-30 16:29:54 | Contributor(s): Andrew Osborne Hasley | doi:10.25334/J0BB-VZ19

    This is a description of tagging ontology that can be used for UDL resources

  5. Untitled QUBES Resource Draft (1)

    Untitled QUBES Resource Draft (1)

    2019-11-22 21:43:18 | Contributor(s): Elia Crisucci | doi:10.25334/ZQ9T-MG93

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  6. Lesson VI - The Community Science Project

    Lesson VI - The Community Science Project

    2019-11-19 21:18:39 | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/MN0K-XB56

    Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage genes embedded in bacterial genomes.

  7. Spectral Seismology Module

    Spectral Seismology Module

    2019-11-19 17:54:26 | Contributor(s): D. S. Soule, M. Weirathmuller, G. Kroeger, R. D. Gougis | doi:10.25334/EZ9F-N902

    Based on a conceptual presentation of waveforms and filters

  8. Water Quality Module

    Water Quality Module

    2019-11-19 17:49:55 | Contributor(s): C. A. Gibson, D. N. Castendyk | doi:10.25334/WCA6-BS39

    Students utilize real-time nitrate data from the US Geological Survey to statistically evaluate water quality impacts and to identify their causes

  9. Climate Change Module

    Climate Change Module

    2019-11-19 17:46:42 | Contributor(s): Catherine O'Reilly, D. C. Richardson, R. D. Gougis | doi:10.25334/Y7B6-5070

    Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record

  10. Lake Mixing Module

    Lake Mixing Module

    2019-11-19 17:43:24 | Contributor(s): Cayelan Carey, Jen Klug, R. L. Fuller | doi:10.25334/QBBS-4V94

    Students explore spatial and temporal patterns of lake mixing using high-frequency temperature data from lakes around the world.

  11. Soil Respiration Module

    Soil Respiration Module

    2019-11-19 17:37:52 | Contributor(s): L. E. Nave, N Bader, Jen Klug | doi:10.25334/Q5KZ-8523

    Soils hold more carbon (C) than any other component of the terrestrial biosphere!

  12. Stream Discharge Module

    Stream Discharge Module

    2019-11-19 17:33:39 | Contributor(s): N E Bader, T. Meixner, C. A. Gibson, Catherine O'Reilly, D. N. Castendyk | doi:10.25334/V96B-NM56

    Stream discharge is a fundamental measure of water supply in stream systems. Low discharge may cause problems with water supply and fish passage, while high discharge may mean flooding. In this module, students explore real-time stream discharge...

  13. Cross-Scale Interactions

    Cross-Scale Interactions

    2019-11-19 17:23:44 | Contributor(s): Cayelan Carey, Kaitlin Farrell | doi:10.25334/VP7B-8A87

    Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how lake phytoplankton blooms occur through cross-scale interactions.

  14. Climate Change Effects on Lake Temperatures

    Climate Change Effects on Lake Temperatures

    2019-11-19 17:19:48 | Contributor(s): Cayelan Carey, S Aditya, K. Subratie, R. Figueiredo, Kaitlin Farrell | doi:10.25334/RF06-B078

    Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how climate change will affect lakes

  15. Open QUBES - A Faculty Use Case of Open Practice

    Open QUBES - A Faculty Use Case of Open Practice

    2019-11-18 22:34:26 | Contributor(s): Sarah Prescott | doi:10.25334/PR5J-SC51

    QUBES has been a critical component of my continued success as an open scholar. This poster details several of these outcomes with my lived experience working with QUBES as an Open scholar as a case study.

  16. Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive

    Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive

    2019-11-16 22:04:49 | Contributor(s): Abby Kula, Kristine Grayson | doi:10.25334/DRTS-CZ24

    Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example

  17. Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges Network Meeting Code of Conduct

    Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges Network Meeting Code of Conduct

    2019-11-13 00:36:30 | Contributor(s): Kristin Jenkins, Vedham Karpakakunjaram | doi:10.25334/8431-E864

    Code of Conduct for the Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges (QBCC) Network Meeting in February 2020

  18. Evaluation of NSF RCN-UBE SCORE

    Evaluation of NSF RCN-UBE SCORE

    2019-11-07 15:23:13 | Contributor(s): Robin Taylor | doi:10.25334/RJDM-SM61

    Data summary for evaluation findings of the NSF RCN-UBE: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE) summit held at Bates College, October 2019.

  19. Population Demography in Swirl

    Population Demography in Swirl

    2019-11-06 20:53:02 | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/H2QK-FD50

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

  20. Earth Analytics in Python Course

    Earth Analytics in Python Course

    2019-11-01 14:37:29 | Contributor(s): Leah Wasser, Jenny Palomino, Chris Holdgraf | doi:10.25334/SH4R-QH25

    Earth analytics is an intermediate, multidisciplinary course that addresses major questions in Earth science and teaches students to use the analytical tools necessary to undertake exploration of heterogeneous ‘big scientific data’.