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  1. Examining the Physiology Behind the Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance

    28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    This is a set of extension questions for the HHMI short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes Video Activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2087/?v=1

  2. Plants We Eat: Learning Form and Function from Fruits and Vegetables

    10 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Pearson

    Cal Poly State University

    This high school or undergraduate lab consists of four activities that guide students through learning about plant parts from the fruits and vegetables with which they are already familiar....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2057/?v=1

  3. Lesson VII - Synteny

    05 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gaurav Arora1, Anne Rosenwald2, Vinayak Mathur3

    1. Gallaudet University 2. Georgetown University 3. Cabrini University

    The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1414/?v=3

  4. Lesson III - Annotation

    05 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

    1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson III introduces Annotation, or assigning meaning to all...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/856/?v=3

  5. Conservation and ethics of using synthetic genetics

    03 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Fran Sandmeier

    This contains teaching material - powerpoints and handouts that can be adapted for lectures and/or discussion groups.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2026/?v=1

  6. Graphing an Epidemic: West Africa Ebola Epidemic

    28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lois Bartsch

    Metropolitan Community College

    In this activity, students will explore how the Ebola virus outbreak occurred in West Africa through graphing prevalence, incidence and mortality data from the three major countries that were...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2013/?v=1

  7. Introduction to nucleotide sequence analysis and protein modeling in MEGA and PyMol using coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

    18 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maria Shumskaya1, Nicholas Lorusso2

    1. Kean University 2. Kean Univeristy

    Introduction into computational approaches in phylogeny and protein modeling based on coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (caused COVID-19 pandemic). Two self-guided tutorials for standard lab classes of 2.5...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1796/?v=2

  8. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

    17 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=1

  9. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: A Botanical Example Using Excel or RStudio

    16 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michelle Gaynor

    University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source herbarium dataset using Excel or RStudio.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1964/?v=1

  10. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

    04 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=1

  11. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1939/?v=1

  12. Redlining and Climate Change

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Redlining was a racist, legal practice and its impacts are measurable in terms of environmental variables in US cities today. This resource examines redlining, urban environments, and climate change.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1938/?v=1

  13. An introduction to population matrix models: a swirl lesson

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students will learn how to set up a population matrix model in R and use it for demographic analysis of a population, including projecting population growth, determining lambda and the stable age...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1926/?v=1

  14. How does increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide disrupt ecological systems? Results from FACE experiments across the globe.

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Courtney Campany

    This module synthesizes key findings from forested CO2 enrichment experiments over the last 3 decades. Students should have a basic working knowledge of climate change, ecosystem nutrient cycles...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1916/?v=1

  15. Vertebrate Clade Race

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1906/?v=1

  16. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1899/?v=1

  17. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    This is a modification of an original TIEE Module, investigating these questions: How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? How does land cover change impact...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1868/?v=1

  18. NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Students explore the connections between land use decisions and land cover change, as well as how to predict the possible impacts of land use decisions into the future.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1867/?v=1

  19. Value of Mistakes. Making Mistakes Using R

    27 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Staci Neas Johnson

    Southern Wesleyan University

    This module allows students to frame mistakes and frustrations during their first introduction to R in terms of improved learning and growth mindset.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1863/?v=1

  20. The Power of Data Standards

    22 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michaeleen Gerken Golay1, Darlene Panvini2, Molly Phillips3, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo4

    1. Wartburg College 2. Belmont University 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. Alfred University

    Investigate data standards within the context of the Alpine Chipmunk and the Grinnell Study.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1842/?v=1