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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. AIMS: Dendroclimatology

    21 Dec 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Stockton Maxwell, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/544/The AIMS (Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics) project was founded on the idea that students don't often care much about analysis until they care about...

  3. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Daniel R. Taub, Gillian S. Graham

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/263The Ecological QuestionHow might global temperature change during the 21st century?  How might these changes vary geographically, seasonally, and depending upon future human...

  4. Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Robert E. Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, Adam Welman

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/266Ecological QuestionIs there evidence for global warming in long term data on changes in dates of ice cover in three Wisconsin Lakes?This activity uses ice cover records from three lakes in...

  5. Investigating the Footprint of Climate Change on Phenology and Ecological Interactions in North-Central North America

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Kellen M. Calinger

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/267The Ecological QuestionHave long-term temperatures changed throughout Ohio? How will these temperature changes impact plant and animal phenology, ecological interactions, and, as a result,...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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:...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...