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  1. A Walk Through the Woods

    09 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/274/Wood density data used in this activity are derived from: Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from:...

  2. Using Online Materials/Videos to Enrich Linear Algebra for Scientists

    08 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/785Linear algebra is an important course for biology majors but it is usually designed for math majors (emphasizing proofs) or engineers (focusing more on matrix algebra and...

  3. Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias

    08 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/275Data used in this activity are derived from: Price, S.A., and Gittleman J.L. 2007. Hunting to extinction: biology and regional economy influence extinction risk and the impact of hunting in...

  4. Disease Spread Simulation with M&M's and Information on the wider SIMIODE community

    03 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/358This is a Student Version of a Modeling Scenario from the community, SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations at...

  5. Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

    29 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has updated versions:Version 1.0 (2018) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/1Version 2.0 (2019) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/2 -- This version no longer has the Agent-Based Modeling materialsThese are the...

  6. Effects of Laptop Use on Student Learning

    20 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/312Verbal and graphical/quantitative data from two studies of how laptop use affects student learning. I show and discuss these slides at the start of each semester to explain my no-laptop...

  7. Assessment of Science Inquiry

    19 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/313Different types of classroom assessment can give teachers different kinds of evaluation information. This chapter surveys the assessment methods available to teachers, and talks about the...

  8. The Tree of Life

    19 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

         Transforming the "parade of phyla" into an integrated curriculum emphasizing evolutionary concepts, tree-thinking, and quantitative reasoning skills Our goal is to create an integrated curriculum that emphasizes evolutionary concepts, tree-thinking,...

  9. AWS (Ammazon Web Services) & BATEC

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    http://aws.amazon.com/grants/ http://batec.org/si2015/ http://batec.org/SI2015/location/ http://batec.org/travel-reimbursement-policy/

  10. 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...

  11. Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/845This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet...

  12. The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology

    16 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/843This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives. This integrative approach employs both...

  13. Robot vs. Disease: Using CellProfiler to model biomedical research in your classroom

    15 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/315Date & Time:Saturday, June 13 @ 2PM & Sunday June 14, @2PMDescription: In this session, I will introduce the open-source and freely-available software package CellProfiler,...

  14. Quantitative reasoning: Interdisciplinary STEM 21st century reasoning modality

    14 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/316Date & Time:Wednesday, June 17 @ 9AMDescription:The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS 2013) and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (NGA 2010) call for improving...

  15. Undergraduate Research Experiences in Computational Science at a Community College

    13 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/320We will present our experiences doing undergraduate research in the area of parallel computing and distributed systems on a multidisciplinary environment with STEM students. We show that...

  16. Visualization: Quantitative reasoning via image analysis, networks, topology, generative models, and 3D rendering

    10 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/321Additional resources for:"Visualization: Quantitative reasoning via image analysis, networks, topology, generative models, and 3D rendering" by John R. JungckDate and Time:...

  17. Avida-ED presentation: Context Dependent Fitness

    07 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Avida-ED exercise showing adaptation to contrasting resource environments illustrating that the fitness of different genotypes depends on the environment.

  18. Avida-ED User Manual

    07 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Basic User manual to use Avida-ED

  19. Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: A Practical Introduction

    03 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    From the authors website:  "We designed this book to fill the need for an introductory text on agent-based modeling for scientists, for use both in university courses (graduate or upper level undergraduate) and by people teaching themselves. The book is not specific to any particular...

  20. 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...