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  1. Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces phototropism and gravitropism in the context of understanding how to quantify stem curvature of plants. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1072/?v=1

  2. 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

  3. Genes and Civil Liberties

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

    By Philip L. Bereano

    University of Washington, Seattle

    This lesson focuses on examining civil liberties issues as they relate to genetic research. Students can choose to represent an organization, real or fictional, that will report to a task force on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/998/?v=1

  4. Finding Selection in All the Right Places

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

    By Juliet F. K. Noor, Mohamed A. F. Noor

    Lab introducing students to evolutionary genetics using bioinformatics and biocuration, published as GSA Learning Resource

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/994/?v=1

  5. Exploration of the Human Genome by Investigation of Personalized SNPs

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

    By Lani C. Keller

    Quinnipiac University

    To increase students' interest in their own genomes, this computer-based laboratory lesson is designed to be coupled with the opportunity for the students to be genotyped by the consumer sequencing...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/993/?v=1

  6. 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

  7. The Ames Test

    03 Jan 2019 | 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/qubesresources/publications/987/?v=1

  8. 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

  9. Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection

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

    By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1

    Michigan State University

    This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet (wrinkled) peas, all in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/845/?v=1

  10. T2R38 taste receptor polymorphisms underlie susceptibility to upper respiratory infection

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

    By Robert J Lee1, Guoxiang Xiong1, Jennifer M. Kofonow1

    University of Pennsylvania

    Article presenting evidence that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the mucosal innate defense of the human upper airway.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/846/?v=1

  11. The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology

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

    By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1

    Michigan State University

    This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/843/?v=1

  12. Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets

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

    By Ethel Stanley

    Beloit College

    An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831/?v=1

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gregory Zimmerman, J. Phil Gibson1

    University of Oklahoma

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/674/?v=1

  18. Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years

    11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher Gough1, Cindee Giffen2, Thomas W Woodward1

    1. Virginia Commonwealth University 2. University of Michigan

    Students build on fundamental concepts of ecosystem production and carbon cycling, combining this knowledge with open long-term data from ecological and meteorological networks to uncover the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/571/?v=1

  19. Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation

    11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nancy Cowden

    Lynchburg College

    This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/624/?v=1

  20. Sexy Smells - A case study using preen oil composition of the Dark Eyed Junco

    30 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Prescott1, Melissa Haswell2

    1. University of New Hampshire 2. Davenport University

    Poster on a case study invites students to explore the biochemistry and physiology of pheromones using authentic data presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/607/?v=1