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  1. GENI-ACT

    24 Jan 2016 | Software (Off-site)

    GENI-ACT allows collaborative genome annotation. Researchers or students can collectively suggest changes to an existing genome with supporting evidence. Changes can be ported back to genbank by exporting to a sequin file format. GENI-ACT also has ported the education components from IMG-ACT....

  2. QUBES: a community focused on supporting teaching and learning in quantitative biology

    30 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/226This letter provides an overview of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Project funded through the National Science Foundation. The project has five...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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:...

  7. Revolutionizing the Use of Natural History Collections in Education

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Karen E. Powers, L. Alan Prather, Joesph A. Cook, James Woolley, Henry L. Bart Jr., Anna K. Monfils, Petra Sierwald

    Using natural history collections, both physical specimens and archive data, promises to connect classroom learning with the real world of science.    From the article:  "Natural history collections are an irreplaceable and extensive record of life, and form the basis of our...

  8. 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...