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  1. Hypoxia: A Case Study in R

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

    By Derek Sollberger

    UC Merced School of Natural Sciences

    Aquatic ecosystems are home to a complex intersection of physical and biological factors and an intersection of natural and anthropogenic factors. In the Chesapeake Bay, low oxygen events have...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3327/?v=1

  2. 1-022-SpreadOfTechnologies-ModelingScenario

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

    By Brian Winkel

    SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

    We examine plots on the spread of technologies and ask students to estimate and extract data from the plots and then model several of these spread of technologies phenomena with a logistic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3319/?v=1

  3. 1-038-Ebola-ModelingScenario

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

    By Lisa Driskell

    Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction CO USA

    Students will use data published by the World Health Organization to model the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. We begin with a simple exponential growth model and move through the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3070/?v=1

  4. Sarah B Fones

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  5. 1-018-LogisticPopModel-ModelingScenario

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

    By Brian Winkel

    SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

    We offer artificial (toy) and historical data on limited growth population situations in the study of protozoa and lead students through several approaches to estimating parameters and determining...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2964/?v=1

  6. Learning Quantitative Genetics: Investigation of Genetic Control for Cold Stress Response in Plants

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

    By Irina Makarevitch*1, Rae Goering1

    Hamline University

    Course-embedded undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) for students have been shown to increase students’ understanding of the process of science, affirm their scientific identity, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2818/?v=1

  7. Fitting Exponential and Logistic Growth Models to Bacterial Cell Count Data

    17 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Rumpf

    Florida Polytechnic University

    In this activity, students will model a noisy set of bacterial cell count data using both exponential and logistic growth models. For each model the students will plot the data (or a linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2831/?v=1

  8. Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3

    1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College

    Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2811/?v=1

  9. Online Adaptation to "Gotcha! Which fly trap is the best? An introduction to experimental data collection and analysis"

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jenna Daypuk1, Michelle G. Eng1, Ian Black1, Danica Levesque2, Jesse Petahtegoose1, Mitchell Slobodian1, Athena Wallis1, Joël Dickinson1, Thomas J.S. Merritt*1

    1. Laurentian University 2. École Secondaire du Sacré-Coeur

    We present here a simple and engaging experiment capitalizing on the universal need to rid our homes of fruit flies to teach experimental design and analysis. In an earlier paper, we described an...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2716/?v=1

  10. A Remote Introductory Biology Lab Using Backyard Birdwatching to Teach Data Analysis and Communication

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer J. Rahn

    William & Mary

    Asking questions, designing experiments, collecting data and interpreting those data, and communicating the results are some of the most important concepts an undergraduate biology lab can teach...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2699/?v=1

  11. Teaching Biodiversity with Museum Specimens in an Inquiry-Based Lab

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa L. Walsh*†1, Cynthia J. Giffen†1, Cody W. Thompson1

    University of Michigan

    In response to the growth of biology datasets and broad efforts to digitize data, an increasingly important skill for science students is the management and analysis of large datasets. We designed...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2735/?v=1

  12. Gotcha! Which fly trap is the best? An introduction to experimental data collection and analysis

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Matthew D. Parrotta1, Joël Dickinson1, Thomas J.S. Merritt*1

    Laurentian University

    Collecting data from experimental observations is an important component of the scientific process; likewise, the analysis of the data is essential to understanding the observed trends and patterns...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2650/?v=1

  13. Evaluating the Quick Fix: Weight Loss Drugs and Cellular Respiration

    27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Pamela L. Freeman1, Jennifer A. Maki1, Kara R. Thoemke1, Monica H. Lamm2, Clark R. Coffman2

    1. The College of St. Scholastica 2. Iowa State University

    One key to student success in introductory and cell biology courses is a foundational knowledge of cellular respiration. This is a content area in which students often harbor misconceptions that...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2594/?v=1

  14. A Strategy for Teaching Undergraduates to Write Effective Scientific Results Sections

    24 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer K. Hood-DeGrenier

    Worcester State University

    Most undergraduate instructors would agree that learning to write about data in the style of a scientific research paper is a worthy goal for their students.  However, many hesitate to tackle...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2554/?v=1

  15. Modeling the Research Process: Authentic human physiology research in a large non-majors course

    20 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna K. Strain1, Mary A. Williams1, Jane Phillips1

    University of Minnesota

    Laboratory experiences in large-enrollment introductory science courses often utilize “cookie-cutter style” laboratory experiences due to the relative simplicity of setting up the lab...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2516/?v=1

  16. Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

    23 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    Aquinas College

    This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2482/?v=1

  17. Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

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

    By Jessica Brzyski

    Seton Hill University

    This data set was compiled from worldwide data to examine the effects of drought on trees. Included in the dataset are measurements of growth and mortality as they relate to the size category of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2189/?v=1

  18. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2145/?v=1

  19. Pratima Jindal

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  20. Eric Dyreson

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/16768