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  1. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Socially Relevant Teaching in the Time of COVID-19

    18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Joanna Wares1, Marcella Torres1, zeynep teymuroglu2, Grace Stadnyk3, Casey Hawthorne3, E Cabral Balreira4

    1. University of Richmond 2. Rollins College 3. Furman University 4. Trinity University

    Presents various mathematical modeling and data science activities created around analyzing and interpreting COVID-19 data. Much of the instructional guidance provided for the activities and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2263/?v=1

  2. The Human Microbiome Biodiversity in Health and Disease

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

    By Angela Peña-Gonzalez1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will analyze the human gut and vaginal microbiomes in healthy and diseased states using diversity of bacteria as determined by 16SrRNA sequence.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2221/?v=1

  3. Riverbird distributions and habitat use

    26 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John McLaughlin

    Western Washington University

    Students determine habitat use by birds associated with rivers, using data collected while moving downriver in boats. They use R to calculate resource selection functions for each species. Results...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2238/?v=1

  4. Data Management in Excel and R using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data

    13 Jan 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz1, Sarah McCord2

    1. University of Texas at El Paso 2. USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range

    Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by re-organising excel sheets...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2215/?v=1

  5. The Ames Test

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

    By Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio

    Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/987/?v=2

  6. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE) with CO2 and 13CO2 data: adapted for R

    23 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz

    University of Texas at El Paso

    This is an adaptation to work in R of Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project) by Hage, M. 2020. Students will investigate geologic and modern evidence for global temperature and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2214/?v=1

  7. iBEARS Poster

    14 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michael Edward Moore1, Tracey Sulak2, Marty Harvill2, Penny Thompson3, Brad Christian4

    1. University of California Davis 2. Baylor University 3. Oklahoma State University 4. McLennan Community College

    A description of the new NSF INCLUDES iBEARS network including background, project goals, project outcomes, connections to be made through QUBES, and future directions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2188/?v=1

  8. An Adaptation of "Plants in the Human-Altered Environment (PHAE)" for 100% Remote Learning at East Stroudsburg University

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

    By Emily Rollinson

    East Stroudsburg University

    PHAE is a project to compare effects of landscape alteration intensities on plant diversity. This adaptation modified and extends the modules to suit fully remote learning (data collected...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2190/?v=1

  9. Adapting "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for Independent Projects in BIO 3317 Ecology at McDaniel College

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

    By Holly Martinson

    McDaniel College

    This adaptation shows how students in Ecology at McDaniel College used the Lichens in Diverse Landscapes Module 2 (Lichens in YOUR Local Landscape) in Fall 2020.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2181/?v=1

  10. An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This resource includes a lichen data analysis lab that I adapted for students in BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level in person course at Greensboro College that met during the Fall 2020 semester.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2179/?v=1

  11. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

    08 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This contains Dr. Sandra Cooke's modifications to the EREN-NEON FLP Backyard Beetles + Pollinators project developed for BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level course taught in person at Greensboro...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2178/?v=1

  12. Molecular CaseNet - Students Writing Cases - YouTube

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

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu1, Elizabeth Pollock2, Kasandra Riley (She/Her)3, Nik Tsotakos4, Swati Agrawal5, Shuchismita Dutta6

    1. Boston University, Chemistry Department 2. Stockton University 3. Rollins College 4. Penn State Harrisburg 5. University of Mary Washington 6. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    Biome Institute 2020, Summary Video

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2158/?v=1

  13. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2145/?v=1

  14. Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Carl Bergstrom2, Jevin West2

    1. Bates College and QUBES 2. University of Washington

    This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2125/?v=1

  15. Case Study - Storks vs Babies

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2123/?v=1

  16. Let's Talk About COVID-19

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

    By zeynep teymuroglu1, E Cabral Balreira2, Joanna Wares3

    1. Rollins College 2. Trinity University 3. University of Richmond

    This exercise asks you to write a short paper reflecting on your personal experiences (or those you have read about) with COVID-19

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2054/?v=1

  17. Introduction to Phylogenetic Trees for Comparative Genomic Analysis

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

    By Deborah Tobiason1, William Davis2

    1. Carthage College 2. Washington State University

    In this activity, students are introduced to phylogenetic trees and networks as tools for analyzing evolutionary relationships.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2071/?v=1

  18. Peek into Plant Diversity using Herbarium Specimens (Online!)

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

    By Katie Pearson1, Natalie Love2, Susan Mazer2

    1. Cal Poly State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara

    This exercise introduces herbarium specimens and how they are used for research. Students contribute to specimen "digitization" using the citizen science platform Notes from Nature, and they work...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2068/?v=1

  19. Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Danielle Garneau1, Matthew Joshua Heard2, Mary Beth Kolozsvary3

    1. SUNY Plattsburgh 2. Winthrop University 3. Siena College

    This project makes use of publicly-available datasets on lichen presence and abundance and wet deposition, paired with geospatial data on air quality, tree canopy cover, and locally collected field...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2066/?v=1

  20. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2063/?v=1