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  1. Mosquito Invasion! A Lotka-Volterra Competition Case Study

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    In this instructor-led interrupted case study, students practice interpreting Lotka-Volterra competition model parameters using data on an invasive and native mosquito species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1364/?v=1

  2. Optimal Foraging in Swirl

    15 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1213/?v=1

  3. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data using Serenity

    13 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1350/?v=1

  4. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  5. Cells of the Immune System

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial provides an overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and on the antigen-presentation system.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1340/?v=1

  6. The p53 Gene and Cancer

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1338/?v=1

  7. Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1337/?v=1

  8. Conference-based Undergraduate Experiences: Lowering the Barrier for Learning about Computational Biology

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Ritz

    Reed College

    Presentation on how attending conferences can enhance computational biology training for undergraduates at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1334/?v=1

  9. Electrical Activity of Neurons

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes how neurons generate action potentials, and how scientists measure neuronal activity and record the firing of individual neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1332/?v=1

  10. Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom

    26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

    Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1324/?v=1

  11. Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders

    20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1316/?v=1

  12. Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin

    19 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Barbara Murdoch

    Eastern Connecticut State University

    This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1317/?v=1

  13. Mars Colony

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Burton Deemy

    College of Coastal Georgia

    In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1296/?v=1

  14. Island Frogs

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Burton Deemy

    College of Coastal Georgia

    This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1295/?v=1

  15. Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    10 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Sughrue Etter

    Cape Cod Community College

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1294/?v=1

  16. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1286/?v=1

  17. Frayer model growth mindset

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1272/?v=1

  18. Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1270/?v=1

  19. Intro to BIOMAAP - Highlander teacher notes

    31 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hannah Callender Highlander

    University of Portland

    How I implemented these materials

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1261/?v=1

  20. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jillian K. Decker

    State University of New York - Rockland Community College

    This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1245/?v=1