Find information on common questions and issues.
Check on the status of your correspondences with members of the QUBES team.
Will You Find This Humerus? Homology Lab
11 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cassondra McHugh-Lowther
Buchholz High School
Students will compare and contrast the morphology of vertebrate forelimbs, and will use this knowledge to draw conclusions about their common ancestor and descent with modification.
Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests
28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3
1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University
Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...
Grappling with Graphs: New tools for improving graphing practices among biology students
15 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stephanie M. Gardner1, Eli Meir2, Joel K Abraham3, Ryan Baker4
1. Purdue University 2. SimBiotic Software 3. California State University, Fullerton 4. University of Pennsylvania
Poster on gathering information about undergraduate biology students' graphing practices and using this information to guide teaching of graph construction. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.
Digital Atlas of Ancient Life | Exploring the Diversity and History of Fossil Life
08 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jonathan Hendricks
Paleontological Research Institution
The Digital Atlas project include field guides to fossils (including a mobile app), an online paleontology textbook, and a collection of over 500 virtual 3D models of fossil specimens.
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert T Pennock1, Diane Blackwood1
Michigan State University
Avida-ED is an award-winning educational application developed at Michigan State University for undergraduate biology courses to help students learn about evolution and scientific method.
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
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...
The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology
This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives.
Using Systems Thinking in Introductory Biology Courses
31 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Martin
University of Providence
The Systems Thinking module (Units 1-3) was utilized in two separate introductory biology courses, General Biology II Lab and The Living Environment online course.
Teaching Selection Mechanisms to 9th Graders using "Are You My Species?" Data Nugget
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Ising, Elizabeth H Schultheis1
Michigan State University, Data Nuggets
Teaching notes related to the use the of Data Nugget "Are You My Species?" to teach mechanisms of selection and quantitative skills in a 9th grade Biology classroom.
Winter Is Coming Data Nugget for AP Biology Big Ideas
This Data Nugget is a differentiated classroom resource focusing on how a plant species fitness is affected by different climates.
Winter Is Coming Data Nugget for AP Biology Big Idea 1
QUBES: a community focused on supporting teaching and learning in quantitative biology
02 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Tom Gower3, Kristin Jenkins4, Drew LaMar5, DorothyBelle Poli6, Bob Sheehy7, Jeremy M Wojdak7
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Unity College 3. North Carolina State University 4. BioQUEST 5. College of William and Mary 6. Roanoke College 7. Radford University
This letter provides an overview of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Project funded through the National Science Foundation.
This is a title.
08 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Drew LaMar
College of William and Mary
This is an abstract.