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  1. Performing a Population Viability Analysis from Data Students Collect on a Local Plant

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Noah Chamey, Sydne Record

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/264During two lab periods, students collect demographic data on perennial plants and then use these data in a matrix model to perform population viability analyses. During the first lab,...

  2. PLANT Talking Points: Crime Scene Botanicals - Forensic Botany...

    10 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/817Provides information on the interesting job of Forensic Botany using real life examples

  3. PLANT Talking Points: Popcorn, endosperm and the foods we eat...

    05 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/818This resource connects botany to everyday life by way of explaining what common foods we eat really are.

  4. Pokemon Go and Ecology

    17 Feb 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Elizabeth C Davis-Berg, Joshua Drew, Stephanie Sardelis <stephanie.sardelis@gmail.com>

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/787These are resources associated with using Pokemon Go to teach concepts in Ecology.  They can be used from Introductory non-majors classes up through graduate classes.

  5. Population Genetics: When Darwin Met Mendel - Crash Course Biology

    03 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): CrashCourse

    This Youtube video talks about population genetics, which helps to explain the evolution of populations over time by combing the principles of Mendel and Darwin, and by means of the Hardy-Weinberg equation, all in an upbeat, modern and somewhat zany manner.

  6. Population Genetics: When Darwin Met Mendel - Crash Course Biology

    03 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): CrashCourse

    This Youtube video talks about population genetics, which helps to explain the evolution of populations over time by combing the principles of Mendel and Darwin, and by means of the Hardy-Weinberg equation, all in an upbeat, modern and somewhat zany manner.

  7. Population Growth

    30 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Miles Silman

    Lab exercise in which students model both discrete and continuous density-independent growth. Students also model discrete and time-lagged density-dependent growth. General questions are provided at the end.

  8. POPULUS Evolutionary forces

    03 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jonathan M. Brown

    This lab is focused on understanding how evolutionary forces - including mutation, genetic drift, migration, and selection - result in changes in population allele frequencies.  

  9. POPULUS Genetic Drift Computer Simulation

    30 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Joanna Vondrasek, Janis Antonovics, Doug Taylor

    A stand-alone lab exercise developed for the Evolution course at the University of Virginia. Explores the effects of population size and initial allele frequency on the loss/fixation of alleles.  

  10. POPULUS Lotka - Volterra, the logistic equation & Isle Royale

    13 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Stephen Malcolm

    Laboratory exercise explores predator-prey dynamics using Populus.

  11. POPULUS Simulations of interspecific competition using the Lotka-Volterra model

    13 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Scott Creel

    Explores the Lotka-Volterra model of interspecific competition using Populus.  

  12. Pre-Health Students' Attitudes towards the Relative Importance of Biology and Statistics for their Preparation for Professional School

    07 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Atteh Akoto, Michelle Garber-Talamo, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/235During a recent review of the MCAT exam, the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) surveyed medical school faculty to determine the relative importance of basic science and...

  13. Principles of Biology BI212, Portland State University

    28 Mar 2018 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Daniel J. Ballhorn

    The uploaded document is the official of the second section of Principles of Biology (BI212, Winter 2018), Portland State University

  14. Project MOSAIC

    23 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Daniel Kaplan, Karl-Dieter Crisman, Nicholas Horton, Eric Marland, Randall Pruim

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/825From the project website: Project MOSAIC is a community of educators working to develop a new way to introduce mathematics, statistics, computation and modeling...

  15. Project MOSAIC

    23 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Daniel Kaplan, Karl-Dieter Crisman, Nicholas Horton, Eric Marland, Randall Pruim

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/825From the project website: Project MOSAIC is a community of educators working to develop a new way to introduce mathematics, statistics, computation and modeling...

  16. Q4B: Questions For Biology

    08 Dec 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Gulnur Birol, Greg Bole, Sunita Chowrira, Bridgette Clarkston, Thomas Deane, Malin Hansen, Erica Jeffery, Pam Kalas, Kathy Nomme, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis, Angie O’Neill, Carol Pollock, Joan Sharp, Karen Smith, Michelle Tseng

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/908The Questions For Biology (Q4B) team aims to create validated concept inventories for use in diagnosing student misconceptions, informing teaching practices and tracking...

  17. Quantitative Evolutionary Biology on the QUBESHub

    27 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/227Welcome to QUBESHub - a virtual meeting space, resource center and collaborative environment for you to enhance quantitative biology in your undergraduate courses.  This space is highly...

  18. Quantitative Modules to accompany general biology courses

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Susan Harrell Yee, Monica Beals

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/828This collection of about 50 modules were developed to accompany general biology courses and allow instructors to add some quantitative examples in many of the topics in a...

  19. QUBES News, Highlights, and the Grand Opening of QUBESHub.org

    27 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Alison N Hale, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/216The mission of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is to improve learning opportunities for all students enrolled in undergraduate biology courses...

  20. QUBES – A virtual synthesis center catalyzing change in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/198Presentation about QUBES given at HHMI Constellation Meeting: Advancing science students mastery of quantitative skills.