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Resources (1-20 of 27)

  1. Facial Bones

    29 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Katherine Poole

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/873There are 14 beautiful facial bones six of them are paired and two of them are unpaired, for a grand total of 14 facial bones. The facial bones...

  2. Local Food Literature

    11 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Josh Nease

  3. 50 years of Data Science

    23 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/912More than 50 years ago, John Tukey called for a reformation of academic statistics. In ‘The Future of Data Analysis’, he pointed to the existence of an as-yet...

  4. Modelling and simulation: helping students acquire this skill using a Stock and Flow approach with MathBench

    20 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Istvan Karsai, Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson

    Computational and modelling skills are vital to most fields of biological research, yet traditional biology majors have no or little opportunity to develop these skills during their undergraduate education. We describe an approach, which can address this issue by a synergy of...

  5. Sting, Carry and Stock: How Corpse Availability Can Regulate De-Centralized Task Allocation in a Ponerine Ant Colony

    20 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Istvan Karsai, Thomas Schmickl

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/844We develop a model to produce plausible patterns of task partitioning in the ponerine ant Ectatomma ruidum based on the availability of living prey and prey corpses. The...

  6. BioNumbers—the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Uri Moran, Griffin Weber, Michael Springer

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/821BioNumbers (http://www.bionumbers.hms.harvard.edu) is a database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology—the quantitative properties of biological systems of...

  7. Using Evolutionary Data in Developing Phylogenetic Trees: A Scaffolded Approach with Authentic Data

    01 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kd Davenport, Kirsten Jane Milks, Rebecca Van Tassell

    Analyzing evolutionary relationships requires that students have a thorough understanding of evidence and of how scientists use evidence to develop these relationships. In this lesson sequence, students work in groups to process many different lines of evidence of evolutionary relationships...

  8. Theory, models and biology

    28 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wenying Shou, Carl T Bergstrom, Arup K Chakraborty, Frances K Skinner

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/861Theoretical ideas have a rich history in many areas of biology, and new theories and mathematical models have much to offer in the future.

  9. Breeding synchrony in colonial birds: from local stress to global harmony

    02 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Roger Jovani, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/871This is a supplemental resource for Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is a reprint from...

  10. The ODD protocol: A review and first update

    01 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Volker Grimm, Uta Berger, Donald L. DeAngelis, J. Gary Polhill, Jarl Giske, Steven F. Railsback

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/865The ‘ODD’ (Overview, Design concepts, and Details) protocol was published in 2006 to standardize the published descriptions of individual-based and agent-based...

  11. QUBES: a community focused on supporting teaching and learning in quantitative biology

    30 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/226This letter provides an overview of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Project funded through the National Science Foundation. The project has five...

  12. Assessment of Science Inquiry

    19 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sabra Lee, George E. Hein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/313Different types of classroom assessment can give teachers different kinds of evaluation information. This chapter surveys the assessment methods available to teachers, and talks about the...

  13. Avida-ED User Manual

    07 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Diane Blackwood

    Basic User manual to use Avida-ED

  14. A Quick Guide to Teaching R Programming to Computational Biology Students

    03 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Eglen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/838An introduction from an experienced educator in teaching R to computational biology graduate students. Contains information that is relevant for the undergraduate classroom...

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

    01 Apr 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/846Innate and adaptive defense mechanisms protect the respiratory system from attack by microbes. Here, we present evidence that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the...

  16. Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

    27 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/851An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology. From the journal:  MBoC publishes research articles and essays that report...

  17. Founder Effects, Inbreeding, and Loss of Genetic Diversity in Four Avian Reintroduction Programs

    22 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ian Jamieson

    The number of individuals translocated and released as part of a reintroduction is often small, as is the final established population, because the reintroduction site is typically small. Small founder and small resulting populations can result in population bottlenecks, which are associated with...

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

    13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ethel Stanley

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students. Article abstract:  Have you considered the use of biological...

  19. Revolutionizing the Use of Natural History Collections in Education

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Karen E. Powers, L. Alan Prather, Joesph A. Cook, James Woolley, Henry L. Bart Jr., Anna K. Monfils, Petra Sierwald

    Using natural history collections, both physical specimens and archive data, promises to connect classroom learning with the real world of science.    From the article:  "Natural history collections are an irreplaceable and extensive record of life, and form the basis of our...

  20. Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class

    25 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Queena N. Lee-Chua

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/898This is an article in MAA's Innovative Teaching Exchange that describes strategies to get students past thoughtless number crunching, guessing, and intuition when it comes...