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  1. A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!

    28 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5

    1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1092/?v=1

  2. 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

  3. Agent-Based Modeling Course Materials

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

    By Erin N. Bodine

    Rhodes College

    Materials created for an upper level ABM course. Prerequisite: Students have taken either (a) another modeling course, or (b) the introductory computer science sequence.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1030/?v=1

  4. An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R

    23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gareth James1, Daniela Witten2, Trevor Hastie3, Robert Tibshirani3

    1. University of Southern California 2. University of Washington 3. Stanford University

    This book provides an introduction to statistical learning methods and is aimed for upper level undergraduate students, masters students and Ph.D. students in the non-mathematical sciences.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/847/?v=1

  5. Answer Checking

    03 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University

    This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/616/?v=1

  6. Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course

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

    By Jennifer Prairie

    University of San Diego

    Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1289/?v=1

  7. Artificial Intelligence

    25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly O'Donnell

    Science Forward

    This video explores what artificial intelligence is and features people who work on different aspects of intelligence. How do we make machines that think like humans? How can we tell when we’ve...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/721/?v=1

  8. Asking and Answering Questions: ADW’s Flexible Querying Tool

    15 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Dewey1, Phil Myers2, Roger Espinosa2, Tricia Jones2, George Hammond2

    1. Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org) 2. Animal Diversity Web

    Presentation made by Tanya Dewey et al. as part of the "Bringing Research Data to the Ecology Classroom: Opportunities, Barriers, and Next Steps” Session at the Ecological Society of America...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/134/?v=1

  9. Assessment

    03 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University

    This can be given at the beginning and end of the BIOMAAP program, in order to measure student changes in math anxiety.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/617/?v=1

  10. Assessment of Science Inquiry

    17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sabra Lee, George Hein

    Resource from the 2015 BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/313/?v=1

  11. Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017

    27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser

    The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection) 

  12. Bioinformatics - Investigating Sequence Similarity

    31 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Kleinschmit1, Benita Brink1, Steven Roof2, Komal Vig3

    1. Adams State University 2. Hampshire College 3. Alabama State University

    This laboratory module, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/56/?v=1

  13. Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI

    03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Seth Bordenstein

    Marine Biological Laboratory

    Modules showing how the NCBI database classifies and organizes information on DNA sequences, evolutionary relationships, and scientific publications. And a module working to identify a nucleotide...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/989/?v=1

  14. Bioinformatics: CpG Islands

    17 Oct 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Edward Himelblau

    California Polytechnic State University

    This is an introductory bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a genetics course.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/147/?v=1

  15. Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

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

    By Ami Erickson

    This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1247/?v=1

  16. Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change

    23 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cynthia Tant

    Winthrop University

    This is an FMN participant modification of the TIEE module "Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Responses to Global Change," authored by Robert Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, and Adam Welman in 2005.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/104/?v=1

  17. Competition under the Sea: Exploring the competitive interaction between native and non-native seagrasses in the Caribbean

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

    By Demian Alexander Willette

    Loyola Marymount University

    A mini-case study that uses real-world data to explore the competitive interaction among seagrasses.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1233/?v=1

  18. 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

  19. DNA Subway Learning Resources

    16 Oct 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jason Williams

    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    DNA Subway is a NIBLSE Recommended resource. This is a collection of learning resources associated with DNA Subway.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/164/?v=1

  20. Drug screening and cancer resistance: EGFR Activity

    25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Holly Basta

    Rock Mountain College

    This activity explores a specific gene (egfr) and its role in cancer. EGFR was introduced with the Gene Card Activities, researched throughout the semester, and then authentic image data of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/720/?v=1