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Tags: Evolution

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 27)

  1. Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

    Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1324/?v=1

  2. Leaping Lemur Life History

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

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1320/?v=1

  3. Measuring Success for Collections: Educational Products and Outcomes

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Debra Linton1, Lisa White, Natalie Douglas, Shari Ellis, Sam S Donovan4

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio 4. University of Pittsburgh

    Presentation at the 34th Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1291/?v=1

  4. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

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

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1286/?v=1

  5. 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

  6. Avida-ED Lab Book

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

    By Robert T Pennock1, Louise Mead2, Wendy Johnson3, Amy Lark3, Jim Smith1, Cory Kohn4

    1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Avida-ED 4. Keck Science Department, The Claremont Colleges

    Avida-ED activities, modified for the Argentina 2019 Avida-ED Workshop, presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1229/?v=1

  7. Ancient Insects

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

    By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1

    1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder

    Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1169/?v=1

  8. The Evolution of Human Skin Color

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

    By Katie Northcutt

    Mercer University

    My teaching notes for the Evolution of Human Skin Color case study.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1170/?v=1

  9. Nastic Movements in Plants

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces an osmotic model in the context of understanding plants' capability of rapidly adapting to changes in their environment. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1070/?v=1

  10. 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

  11. Binomial test

    23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephen Gosnell

    Baruch College, City University of New York

    This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1022/?v=1

  12. Chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables

    23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Matthew Aiello-Lammens

    Pace University

    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to work through a chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1021/?v=1

  13. EDSIN Conference Flier

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

    By Alycia Crall

    National Ecological Observatory Network

    This is the official conference flier. Feel free to distribute via your networks.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/852/?v=1

  14. 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

    Michigan State University

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/845/?v=1

  15. 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

  16. Assessment

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University

    This can be given at the beginning and end of the BIOMAAP program, in order to measure student changes in math anxiety.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/617/?v=1

  17. Addressing Complex, Emergent Risks in 21st Century Natural-Human Systems

    21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jordan Kern

    University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

    Presentation on wicked problems in natural-human systems

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/672/?v=1

  18. Gaining familiarity with R and Work with NEON OS & IS data – Plant phenology & temperature - adaptation

    11 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nancy Cowden

    Lynchburg College

    This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/624/?v=1

  19. Have fish assemblages recovered from the legacy of acid rain?

    28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christine May1, Patrick Harmon1

    James Madison University

    This module provides a framework for upper-level ecology students to learn about limiting factors for stream fish diversity, using data from Shenandoah National Park and gaining skills in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/601/?v=1

  20. Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON

    10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones1, Lee F. Stanish2, Natalie Robinson2, Katherine D. Jones2, Cody Flagg2

    1. National Ecological Observatory Network 2. National Ecological Observatory Network – Battelle

    This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/515/?v=1