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  1. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    30 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=2

  2. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  3. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

    27 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Suann Yang1, Benjamin Negrete, Jr.2

    1. State University of New York College at Geneseo 2. The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2492/?v=1

  4. Maintenance of Phenotypic Polymorphism and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Dr. Swanne Gordon

    08 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    In this lesson students interpret graphical evidence of frequency-dependent selection in the wood tiger moth, then make long-term evolutionary predictions. They then read and reflect on an...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2463/?v=1

  5. Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell

    25 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2455/?v=1

  6. Inquiry-based hypothesis testing using phylogenetic trees in MEGA

    17 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristin Hultgren

    Seattle University

    A key learning objective in biology is applying bioinformatics tools to test a real-life question. These inquiry-based modules have students assemble and align data, and construct simple...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2379/?v=1

  7. Sequence Similarity: A Quick Introduction to Bioconductor

    04 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Derek Edward Sollberger

    UC Merced School of Natural Sciences

    Following the Sequence Similarity exercises by Kleinschmit, et al., this tutorial will guide students in using the Bioconductor suite of R packages to likewise compute sequence similarity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2410/?v=1

  8. Macromolecular math

    24 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This worksheet was developed for use in an introductory biology course to review the chemical bonds and structure of biological macromolecules. A nutritional label is provided to illustrate that we...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2384/?v=1

  9. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    20 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=1

  10. Oyster Restoration Success and Water Quality in the James and Rappahannock Rivers of Virginia

    12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Julia L. Josephs

    This QUBES lesson uses statistical analysis to test whether or not oyster restoration sites in Virginia are successfully increasing the number of oysters and whether or not water quality is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2358/?v=1

  11. Ingestion of Microplastics by Coral

    12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alyssa Hoekstra

    QUBES lesson on ingestion of microplastics by coral. Lesson will give environmental background and then use R for hands-on statistical analyses, followed by critical thinking questions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2350/?v=1

  12. Aquatic Macroinvertebrates and Urbanization: Exploring urbanization’s effect on leaf litter decomposition in six streams of Puerto Rico using R

    11 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John McIntosh

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Urbanization effects stream ecosystems by introducing pollutants to the streams.. This has detrimental effects on the life of the streams such as the aquatic macroinvertebrates who are in charge of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2348/?v=1

  13. A Little Off The Top: The Effects Of Mountiantop Removal Mining On Salamanders

    11 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brian Tyler Dagliano

    This lesson will provide an explanation of mountaintop removal mining, and potential harms associated with it. Then the lesson will move into a statistical analysis of salamanders living in streams...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2346/?v=1

  14. Exploring global reef health and human population using correlation and simple linear regression

    10 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Sale

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between reef cover and human disturbance. Students will manipulate a large dataset and perform normality tests, data transformations,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2341/?v=1

  15. Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types

    15 Apr 2021 | 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=2

  16. “Leveling Up” In Your Favorite Video Game Math Modeling Activity

    03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Virginia Parkman1, Cameron Cook2, Greg Wiggins3, Suzanne Lenhart4

    1. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 2. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 4. University of Tennessee

    Students write linear equations that represent their model for solving a problem about playing video games.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2267/?v=1

  17. Running the Same Pace During a Marathon

    03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cameron Cook1, Greg Wiggins2, Suzanne Lenhart3

    1. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. University of Tennessee

    This activity uses Algebra concepts for simple models using long distance running as an example.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2294/?v=1

  18. Regression: Tree Rings and Measuring Things

    03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Greg Wiggins1, Suzanne Lenhart2

    1. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2. University of Tennessee

    Students develop scatter plots of growth rings by tree diameters and determine the equation of their best fit line.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2266/?v=1

  19. Modeling an Ironman Race

    03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cameron Cook1, Greg Wiggins2, Suzanne Lenhart3

    1. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. University of Tennessee

    In this activity students create a model that represents an Ironman race.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2293/?v=1

  20. Fungus Among Us!

    03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly Sturner1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Courtney Patterson3

    1. National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Synthesis 2. University of Tennessee 3. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    This game introduces the idea of how fungi and plants can work together in a symbiotic relationship.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2255/?v=1