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  1. E. coli Citrate Use

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/357Bacteria are excellent model organisms for studying evolution.  They are easy to grow, maintain, and handle under very controlled conditions.  Even more importantly for evolution...

  2. Exploring Disease Transmission on Networks with NetLogo

    10 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just, Ying Xin

  3. Exponential Growth by Bozeman Science

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

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  4. Facial Bones

    29 Sep 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Katherine Poole

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/873There are 14 beautiful facial bones six of them are paired and two of them are unpaired, for a grand total of 14 facial bones. The facial bones...

  5. Faculty Mentoring Networks: A model for professional development in undergraduate quantitative biology education

    17 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Melissa Aikens, Sam S Donovan, Kristin Jenkins, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/208There is a significant need to design and test alternative models for faculty development around undergraduate science teaching. Existing models for helping faculty adopt evidence-based...

  6. Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Teaching Scholarship in Quantitative Biology Education

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Arietta Fleming-Davies, Gabriela Hamerlinck, Jeremy M Wojdak, Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/205/Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs) are designed to support the development of teaching scholarship by promoting teacher identity, self-efficacy, and knowledge/experience via four core design...

  7. Founder Effects, Inbreeding, and Loss of Genetic Diversity in Four Avian Reintroduction Programs

    22 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Ian Jamieson

    The number of individuals translocated and released as part of a reintroduction is often small, as is the final established population, because the reintroduction site is typically small. Small founder and small resulting populations can result in population bottlenecks, which are associated with...

  8. HHMI Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Paul Strode, Ann Brokaw

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/342Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student...

  9. HHMI-AAMC Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians report

    03 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    The AAMC and HHMI convened a group of scientists, physicians, and science educators from small colleges, large universities, and medical schools around the United States to determine the most important scientific competencies required of students graduating from college prior to matriculating...

  10. How the Scientific Method Works

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Charles (Chuck) Bryant, Josh Clark

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/827It evolved over centuries to become the gold standard for conducting scientific inquiry. Yet many people - including some scientists – don’t fully understand...

  11. IMMERSION Video

    27 Jul 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Alondra Torres-Navarro

  12. Incubators: A community based model for improving the usability of bioinformatics learning resources

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Hayley Orndorf, Bill Morgan, Neal Grandgenett, Mark Pauley, Liz Ryder, Michael Sierk, Robin Wright, Anne Rosenwald, Liz Dinsdale, Eric Triplett, Sam S Donovan

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/326There are a variety of barriers to faculty participation in scholarly approaches to teaching. Primary among these are the challenges undergraduate faculty face in finding and...

  13. Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class

    25 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Queena N. Lee-Chua

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/898This is an article in MAA's Innovative Teaching Exchange that describes strategies to get students past thoughtless number crunching, guessing, and intuition when it comes...

  14. Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community

    14 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Libby Ellwood, Debra Linton, Molly Phillips, Joseph A. Cook, Joseph Kerski, Tracy Barbaro, Sam S Donovan, Karen Powers, L. Alan Prather, Rob Guralnick

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/328Natural history collection specimens and associated data provide unique physical and virtual opportunities to engage students in the practice of science in authentic, place-based lessons. We...

  15. Integrating student research projects into mathematical biology courses

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Elissa Schwartz

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/256Interdisciplinary mathematical biology courses have particular challenges. Specific teaching methods are necessary in order to engage students with varying levels of competency in mathematics...

  16. Introduction to Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

    21 Feb 2018 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Joyce Stamm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/850 Genes encode information that our cells use to carry out their functions. In particular,...

  17. Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Hossein Pishro-Nik

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/896Check out the textbook called Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes by Hossein Pishro-Nik. From the website: "It is an open access...

  18. Introductory Science and Mathematics Education for 21st-Century Biologists

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): William Bialek, David Botstein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/830Article abstract:  "Galileo wrote that “the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics”; his quantitative approach to understanding the...

  19. IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models

    19 Jan 2015 | Software (Off-site) | Contributor(s): C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Sean M. McMahon, Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Eelke Jongejans, Cory Merow

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/779IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models. An IPM is a demographic tool to explore the...

  20. IQS 2.0: A Modularized Integrated Math and Science Course

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Lester Caudill

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/252For the past several years, the University of Richmond has offered an Integrated Quantitative Science (IQS) course, integrating introductory courses in five math and science disciplines, to...