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  1. AIM-UP! Reading scientific literature module

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Galen Rask

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/336Designed to span 4 one-hour lectures, this module focuses upon developing the skill of thorough and critical reading of scientific literature. 

  2. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  3. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...

  4. Numbers Count!: Calculus 2 course

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/751Based upon the University of Minnesota Bachelor's of Science in Health Science calculus curriculum (part 2), this course  introduces linear transformations,...

  5. Numbers Count!: Statistics course

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/750This course in the Numbers Count! curriculum introduces the basics of statistical analysis, including basic definitions, data visualization, and application. 

  6. QUBESHub How-to: Change Profile Information

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Rina Matsuda, QUBES Team

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/registration/profile[[Video(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAG_pTJlmOE, width=600px, height=338px)]]

  7. Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/851An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology. From the journal:  MBoC publishes research articles and essays that report...

  8. Wellesley College Study Packet for the Quantitative Reasoning Assessment

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/782This packet contains a set of 24 practice questions and 2 full-length practice assessments for the Quantitative Reasoning Assessment for Wellesley College. 

  9. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Tom Langen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module:  Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...

  10. Quantitative Reasoning: Peer Review 16(3), 2014

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Shelly Johnson Carey

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/862In this issue of the journal Peer Review, the authors discuss the issues surrounding quantitative literacy. From the journal:...

  11. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Todd Graham, Claire Seibold, Rebecca Driessen, Hannah Lea Callender

    This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...

  12. Exploring the Lotka-Volterra Competition Model using Two Species of Parasitoid Wasps

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Christopher W. Beck, Judy A. Guinan, Lawrence S. Blumer, Robert W. Matthews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/270Laboratory exercise in which students collect data on parasitoid wasps and fit Lotka-Volterra competition models.  The authors' abstract:"In this investigation,...

  13. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, William F. Fagan, Patricia A. Shields

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  14. Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Ethel Stanley

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students. Article abstract:  Have you considered the use of biological...

  15. BioQUEST: Visual Datasets

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Ethel Stanley

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/345This downloadable module features imaginary animals and plants, and is meant to aid students in thinking about questions of evolution, classification, and phylogeny. 

  16. AIM-UP! (Advancing Integration of Museums into Undergraduate Programs)

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Joseph A. Cook, Scott Edwards, Stefanie Ickert-Bond, Eileen Lacy

    An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network, the goal of AIM-UP! is to bring museum archives and natural history collections to the forefront of biology education.  From the website:  "We are developing these themes through meetings, on-line discussions and workshops at scientific...

  17. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  18. Statistical Exploration of Climate Data

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Tamra Carpenter, Robert Vanderbei, Jon Kettenring

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/900Teacher version       Student versionThis module is appropriate for introductory statistics classes.Supporting files: Module figures for...

  19. Carbon Footprint: A Study of Unit and Dimensions

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Amanda Bonilla, Laura Foster, Rikki Wagstrom, Jean McGivney-Burelle

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/866In this module, we integrate the context of carbon emission and human consumption into an introductory lesson on units and estimation. Background information is provided to...

  20. Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jennifer Lorraine Cartier, Kellen Myers, Victoria Ferguson, Yekaterina Voskoboynik

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/864Module Summary: The production of crops is essential to human life. Producing these crops, however, comes with it a cost to the environment. The commonly used agricultural...