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Tags: ecology

Resources (1-20 of 53)

  1. Mosquito Invasion! A Lotka-Volterra Competition Case Study

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    In this instructor-led interrupted case study, students practice interpreting Lotka-Volterra competition model parameters using data on an invasive and native mosquito species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1364/?v=1

  2. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  3. Cells of the Immune System

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial provides an overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and on the antigen-presentation system.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1340/?v=1

  4. Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1276/?v=1

  5. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1275/?v=1

  6. Frayer model growth mindset

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1272/?v=1

  7. Reflective Writing Prompt

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1271/?v=1

  8. Competition under the Sea: Exploring the competitive interaction between native and non-native seagrasses in the Caribbean

    26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Demian Alexander Willette

    Loyola Marymount University

    A mini-case study that uses real-world data to explore the competitive interaction among seagrasses.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1233/?v=1

  9. The tale of two fish: A case study on vicariance and allopatric speciation

    26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Demian Alexander Willette

    Loyola Marymount University

    This mini-case study guides students through multiple lines of evidence that suggests the most likely sister species to the lake species Sardinella tawilis, the sister species being the marine fish...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1232/?v=1

  10. Importing Data into R

    10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    This short swirl lesson on importing data is designed to 1) get a basic understanding in how tables are read into R and some common issues and 2) develop an individual set of instructions for...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1166/?v=1

  11. Exploring Data with BISON

    14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erica Krimmel

    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1102/?v=1

  12. Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools

    22 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1

    1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University

    Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1056/?v=1

  13. Estimating Tree Heights: Right Triangle Trigonometry

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces basic trigonometry calculations in the context of understanding tree height calculations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1060/?v=1

  14. Interspecific Competition: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Lotka-Volterra Model in the context of understanding interspecific competition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1061/?v=1

  15. Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces phototropism and gravitropism in the context of understanding how to quantify stem curvature of plants. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1072/?v=1

  16. Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces surface area-volume ratio in the context of understanding the limits or constraints on organism size. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1067/?v=1

  17. Type II Functional Response: Holling’s Disk Equation

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Holling’s disk equation in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an introductory...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1066/?v=1

  18. Cohort Life Tables

    12 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces cohort life tables in the context of understanding demographic processes and how they affect populations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1054/?v=1

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

    20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ethel Stanley

    Beloit College

    An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831/?v=1

  20. Coral Reefs in Hot Water

    04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/324/?v=1