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11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tony Weisstein1, John R Jungck2
1. Truman State University 2. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware
An Excel worksheet that simulates the molecular evolution of DNA sequences.
Tara A Pelletier
Soledad De Esteban Trivigno
James S. Santangelo
24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelly O'Donnell
This video explores the way evolution happens via natural selection in the context of the microbial world. Viruses and bacteria are discussed. We will see how evolution can be simulated in a...
Investigating Trade-offs among Mammal Traits
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07 Jun 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jackie Matthes
This app draws on a large species-level dataset with metabolic, life history, and ecological traits of most living and recently extinct mammal species. Users can select and plot traits, fit linear models to the data, and query displayed datapoints.
An evolution curriculum designed around understanding the rise and spread of drug-resistant pathogens
07 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aditi Pai1, Amanda Gibson2
1. Spelman College 2. Emory University
Poster on teaching concepts in evolution and data science skills in an upper level Biology elective at Spelman College presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Modeling the Mechanisms of Evolution
25 May 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jackie Matthes
Simulate population-level mechanisms of evolution: genetic drift, gene flow, and natural selection.
Phylogenetic analysis using collections material: interpreting trait evolution by comparison of morphological and molecular genetic hypotheses
30 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Christopher Ivey
California State University, Chico
Exercise spans two weeks, includes homework, and involves some groups of animals as well as plants. Emphasizes re-interpretation of morphological trait evolution following molecular genetic...
Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up
28 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, HHMI BioInteractive
Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to...
Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
Module exploring how researchers exposed arthropod mimics that use a golden patch to warn of unpalatability to predators with different prey preferences to determine how effective their warnings were.
Finch Evolution Collection
Over the past four decades, biologists Rosemary and Peter Grant have documented the evolution of the famous Galápagos finches
Natural Selection and Galápagos Finches
By Liesl McCormick
A worksheet and accompanying data set that guides students through making and interpreting frequency distributions, selection differentials, and fitness functions.
SimBio Webinar this Friday (Feb. 16th): Natural Selection Case Study
15 Feb 2018 |
Posted by Elia Crisucci
Many of SimBio's customers are interested in making their classroom time more active, but it can be a lot of work! As you may recall, last year we sponsored a QUBES...
4th Avida-ED Active LENS Workshop: Summer 2018
06 Feb 2018 |
Posted by QUBES Team
The 4th annual Avida-ED Active LENS Workshops will be held this summer. This year, we are offering two options: one, at the North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North Carolina,...