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  1. Designing Strategies to Promote Diversity and Equity with a Campus Climate Survey

    23 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jung S. You1, Mariana T. Guzzardo1

    California State University, East Bay

    Institutions of higher education are increasingly looking for strategies to assess diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). An alumni survey is a valuable tool for identifying actionable strategies...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3237/?v=1

  2. Save the Bees, Ditch the Plow: A lesson exploring how squash bee abundance is affected by varying levels of soil disturbance.

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Grace Lumsden-Cook

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    The purpose of this lesson is to explore the effects that three varying degrees of soil disturbance has on the squash bee abundance that is observed. We will learn about the importance of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3060/?v=1

  3. Ocean Acidification: Predator-Prey Interactions of Intertidal Snails and Sea Stars

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Paige Punzalan

    This lesson discusses ocean acidification, its causes, and the potential dangers that it may pose to aquatic ecosystems by analyzing the relationship between intertidal invertebrates. While...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3056/?v=1

  4. Water We Doing: A Deep Dive Into Sustainable Ocean Management & Blue Economies

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Kline

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This lesson explores the concept of blue economies and includes a detailing lesson in R that involves basic statistics and building complex graphics.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3054/?v=1

  5. Impact of Warming on Tidal Wetlands

    08 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erik Kaseloo

    This lesson uses a t-test and ANOVA to determine if higher temperatures will have a significant impact on change in mangrove height, change in belowground biomass, and change in surface elevation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3018/?v=1

  6. Pesticide-Driven Bee Mortality: An Introduction to Survival Analysis in R

    06 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Black

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    In this lesson, students will receive an introduction to survival analysis in R utilizing data on bee mortality caused by pesticide exposure. In their code, students will assess survivability,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2989/?v=1

  7. BioQUEST Webinar: CourseSource - YouTube

    01 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    Follow the link to the webinar video, "An Introduction to the CourseSource Journal and Making Your Own Collections". This webinar provides an overview of CourseSource, how to publish your teaching...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2857/?v=1

  8. The Legacy of Redlining in Oakland, CA

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

    By Marci Cole Ekberg

    The issues of redlining and environmental justice will be introduced and used as a framework for a number of topics in the third part of the semester in a non-majors Environmental Science course.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2362/?v=1

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Food, Energy and Water Learning Modules (FEWLM) Workbooks

    19 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Porche L. Spence1, Tonya Maria Gerald-Goins2, Greg Goins3

    1. North Carolina A&T State University; North Carolina Central University 2. North Carolina Central University 3. North Carolina A&T State University

    FEWLM is a low-cost inquiry-based interdisciplinary STEM prototypical curriculum built on Next Generation Science Standards, systems thinking and informed engineering design pedagogy.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2287/?v=1

  14. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

    15 Feb 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=1

  15. A Critical Guide to the UniProtKB Flat-file Format

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

    By Teresa Attwood1, GOBLET Foundation

    The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

    This Critical Guide briefly presents the need for biological databases and for a standard format for storing and organising biological data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2175/?v=1

  16. A Critical Guide to the PDB

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

    By Teresa Attwood1, GOBLET Foundation

    The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

    This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series provides a brief outline of the Protein Data Bank – the PDB – the world’s primary repository of biological macromolecular structures.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2174/?v=1

  17. A Critical Guide to Unix

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

    By Teresa Attwood1, GOBLET Foundation2

    1. The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK 2. Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education & Training

    This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series briefly introduces the Unix Operating System, and provides a subset of some of the most helpful and commonly used commands....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2162/?v=1

  18. Building Community-Based Approaches to Systemic Reform in Mathematical Biology Education

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

    By Olcay Akman1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Dan Hrozencik3, Kristin Jenkins4, Kaci Thompson5

    1. Illinois State University 2. Bates College and QUBES 3. Chicago State University 4. BioQUEST 5. University of Maryland

    This is an open access article from Bulletins in Math Bio.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2095/?v=1

  19. How does increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide disrupt ecological systems? Results from FACE experiments across the globe.

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

    By Courtney Campany

    Shepherd University

    This module synthesizes key findings from forested CO2 enrichment experiments over the last 3 decades. Students should have a basic working knowledge of climate change, ecosystem nutrient cycles...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1916/?v=1

  20. Caribbean coral reef structure and biodiversity - Comparing boosted regression tree & multiple regression approaches

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Eric Womack

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Creating and comparing boosted regression tree models to multiple regression models.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1870/?v=1