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  1. Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts

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

    By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6

    1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte

    Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2797/?v=1

  2. A Curious Display

    05 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms provided in English and American Sign Language.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1452/?v=2

  3. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

    01 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=2

  4. Mystery box puzzle for model based reasoning

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

    By Sam S Donovan1, Pravin Muthu2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Emory University

    This is a computer based problem solving activity that I use to engage introductory biology students with discussions about model based reasoning.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2767/?v=1

  5. UDL Mapping Activity

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

    By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2

    1. North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program 2. University of Pittsburgh

    This activity guides faculty through analyzing a resource using the Universal Design for Learning Guidelines.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2770/?v=1

  6. Introduction to the Universal Design for Learning Guidelines

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

    By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2

    1. North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program 2. BioQUEST

    Two activities for introducing Universal Design for Learning to a faculty audience

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2769/?v=1

  7. Spatial Analysis with QGIS

    13 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ryan Kerney1, Timothy Whitfeld2

    1. Gettysburg College 2. Bell Museum, University of Minnesota

    Map specimen data points using QGIS, connect them to form a polygon using the Concave Hull plugin, and calculate the range of a species to examine how it changes over time.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2761/?v=1

  8. A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR

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

    By Teaching Change

    Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2763/?v=1

  9. Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS

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

    By Cecily Bronson

    Portland State University

    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2351/?v=1

  10. Will You Find This Humerus? Homology Lab

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

    By Cassondra McHugh-Lowther

    Buchholz High School

    Students will compare and contrast the morphology of vertebrate forelimbs, and will use this knowledge to draw conclusions about their common ancestor and descent with modification.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2507/?v=1

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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