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  1. Monkey Opsins

    20 Aug 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/356Humans have trichromatic vision. Our eyes detect colors in the visible range of the spectrum using three different cone cell types, each maximally stimulated by a different wavelength of...

  2. Frank Price

    I'm a retired college biology educator and academic computing administrator. I've taught General biology, anatomy and physiology, evolution, human ecology and several non-majors courses. I...

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  3. Aug 09 2015

    2015 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

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  4. Jonathan Stern

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  5. James Peirce

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  6. Jennie DeMarco

    Teaching and Research BackgroundI teach Introductory Biology, Ecology, and Ecosystem Ecology in the Biology Department at the University of Florida.  My research interests are in Plant and...

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  7. Sarah A Knutie

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  8. Michelle Lewis

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  9. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    28 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  10. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...

  11. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    27 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tom Langen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module:  Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...

  12. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, William F. Fagan, Patricia A. Shields

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  13. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  14. Steve Adolph

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  15. Elizabeth Bastiaans

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  16. Amanda Bonilla

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  17. Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills

    22 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis

    Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze.   Right now they are aimed at K-12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...

  18. IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models

    19 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Sean M. McMahon, Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Eelke Jongejans, Cory Merow

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/779IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models. An IPM is a demographic tool to explore the...

  19. Arietta Fleming-Davies

    Dr. Arietta Fleming-Davies has been a QUBES postdoc since February 2016.  Her primary mentor is Jeremy Wojdak at Radford University.  Arietta’s background is in population and...

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  20. AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression

    15 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/239This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and...