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  1. Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications

    21 Oct 2015

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/254In most traditional statistics courses, instructors use data from different fields in an effort to give the courses an interdisciplinary flavor. They generally fail because these attempts...

  2. 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...

  3. Monkey Opsins

    20 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/356Humans have trichromatic vision. Our eyes detect colors in the visible range of the spectrum using three different cone cell types, each maximally stimulated by a different wavelength of...

  4. More Mice with Fangs: Intermediate Punnett Squares

    09 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/742An online module utilizing probability and Punnett squares to introduce students to more complex genetic problems. The module emphasizes students' use of probability...

  5. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia marcescens

    15 Sep 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:  https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/875I published this paper with Mark Sarvary and Corey Ptak in the 2014 Proceedings of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education based on a laboratory module we...

  6. Natural Hazards and Risks

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: http://qubeshub.org/publications/290This module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial systems and society by having students evaluate how hurricane hazards and risks have changed with coastal development.

  7. Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/854Article abstract:"There is an emerging consensus that undergraduate biology education in the United States is at a crucial juncture, especially...

  8. NetLogo refresher course

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction By Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is a review of some key principles of programming in NetLogo, from exercise 8 of Chapter 9 of the book.

  9. Network-based models of transmission of infectious diseases: a brief overview

    10 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    The main purpose of this document is to give a brief but mathematically rigorous description of the network-based models of transmission of infectious diseases that are studied on this web site. Readers will be able to find a much more detailed development of this material in our book chapters...

  10. Numbers Count!: Calculus 2 course

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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,...

  11. Numbers Count!: Statistics course

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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. 

  12. ODD Description of the BEFORE Beech Forest Model

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/872This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is an ODD...

  13. Open science, open data, open source projects for undergraduate research experiences

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/314Description:In this workshop, I will demonstrate a suite of open source tools that students use in my courses to conduct original research in my courses.  In a team-taught, cross-listed...

  14. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  15. Panel Discussion for using QUBES in your classroom

    27 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here https://qubeshub.org/publications/215QUBES will provide a panel of personnel who will be able to answer your questions and elaborate in a more complete way about the QUBES Hub functions, uses, and tools.  This session will...

  16. Panel: Implementing and distributing learning resources in quantitative biology education

    26 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/229/QUBES Hub will offer a rich store of resources for incorporating quantitative skills into the undergraduate curriculum and tools for facilitating collaboration in the development and sharing...

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

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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,...

  18. 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

  19. PLANT Talking Points: Economic Botany - how we value plants...

    10 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/816Imagine a world where the plants of the planet are harnessed to help its inhabitants find sustainable solutions for some of their most pressing needs...

  20. 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.