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  1. Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS

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

    By Cecily Bronson

    Portland State University

    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2351/?v=1

  2. Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel

    02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1

    Everett Community College

    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2747/?v=1

  3. Climate change and Strawberries: A real-life problem-based activity for teaching ANOVA

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

    By Nicole Hopkins1, Holly Felker1, Catharine Dickerson1, Terry O'Brien1, Dex Whittinghill1, Nathan Ruhl1

    Rowan University

    This is a real-life lab activity for teaching ANOVA using Problem-Based Learning and formatted for one-day (JMP or R) or two-day (JMP) implementations.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2503/?v=1

  4. Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments

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

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2363/?v=1

  5. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

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

    By Suann Yang1, Benjamin Negrete, Jr.2

    1. State University of New York College at Geneseo 2. The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2492/?v=1

  6. Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)- adapted to provide greater autonomy for students in an upper level class

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

    By Laura Reynolds

    Worcester State University

    This module adaption focuses on the interplay between winds, ocean upwelling, and marine productivity. Students are able to select and download their own data and compare results among different...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2454/?v=1

  7. Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns

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

    By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid

    Bridgewater State University

    How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2453/?v=1

  8. Statistics with epidemiology of COVID-19

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

    By Maria Shumskaya1, Shakira Benjamin1, Matthew G Niepielko1, Nicholas Lorusso1

    Kean University

    Introduction into heat maps, non-parametric t-test and GIF (optional) in R using an original dataset on COVID-19 infections from different counties of New Jersey, USA. Suitable for students who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2439/?v=1

  9. Exploring USGS streamflow data with dataRetrieval and Swirl

    18 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Manning

    University of Nebraska at Omaha

    This Swirl lesson walks through how to retrieve, view, and visually analyze streamflow and water quality data from the National Water Information System (US Geological Survey).

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2436/?v=1

  10. Making Predictions with Linear Models: A Murder Mystery Case Study

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

    By Miranda Chen Musgrove

    University of Colorado, Boulder

    This Swirl lesson will introduce two main concepts to students: 1) the idea of uncertainty around linear slopes versus individual values and 2) predicting values using linear models.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2396/?v=1

  11. Understanding Action Potential and Frequency Coding using Scientist Spotlight and Data Nuggets

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

    By Pratima Jindal1, Sheela Vemu1

    Waubonsee Community College

    The main crux of this activity is to integrate three existing frameworks including ideas of the Scientist Spotlight Initiative, build and solidify the quantitative reasoning skills in our students...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2392/?v=1

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE) - adaptation focused on Part A and B

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

    By Anna Strimaitis Grinath

    This adaptation explores the questions: Based on observations of bumblebee phenology, are bumblebees in the western United States behaving differently from 2011 to 2019? What climate variables may...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2343/?v=1

  15. Assessing River Herring Migration Using Nonparametric Analysis

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

    By Timothy Owen

    In this lesson, users will play the role of a fisheries biologist by tackling a contemporary fisheries research problem by performing data normality tests, data transformations, nonparametric...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2340/?v=1

  16. NEON_PDSI

    10 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Peter VanZandt

    Birmingham-Southern College

    Users access and manipulate drought data and visualize these data to learn about historical drought patterns.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2304/?v=1

  17. Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)

    09 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alanna Lecher1, April Watson1

    Lynn University

    This module introduces students to the concepts of Ekman transport, eastern boundary currents, and upwelling, while learning how to find a location on a map using latitude and longitude, how to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2298/?v=1

  18. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

    18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=2

  19. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

    01 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=1

  20. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

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

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1903/?v=2