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  1. Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3

    1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College

    Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2811/?v=1

  2. What’s the DEAL – The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps

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

    By Jonathan Hendricks1, Bruce Lieberman2

    1. Paleontological Research Institution 2. The University of Kansas

    The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps -- identify fossils and explore diversity and history of life on earth.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2787/?v=1

  3. A Curious Display

    05 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms provided in English and American Sign Language.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1452/?v=2

  4. Mystery box puzzle for model based reasoning

    30 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan1, Pravin Muthu2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Emory University

    This is a computer based problem solving activity that I use to engage introductory biology students with discussions about model based reasoning.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2767/?v=1

  5. A Changing Climate in the Hawaiian Wet Forest: In-Person and Virtual Curriculum for Field Courses at Puʻu Makaʻala NAR

    11 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Teaching Change

    Curriculum for Puʻu Makaʻala Huakaʻi with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), developed by Teaching Change. This module was created to guide Teaching Change Field Courses at Puʻu...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2763/?v=1

  6. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2755/?v=1

  7. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2754/?v=1

  8. Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens

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

    By Nicholas Lorusso1, Denise Gemmellaro2

    1. University of North Texas at Dallas 2. Kean University

    This exercise is designed to guide a learner through the construction of phylogenetic trees as a means of addressing research questions in forensic science such as the identification of previously...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2567/?v=1

  9. Will You Find This Humerus? Homology Lab

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

    By Cassondra McHugh-Lowther

    Buchholz High School

    Students will compare and contrast the morphology of vertebrate forelimbs, and will use this knowledge to draw conclusions about their common ancestor and descent with modification.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2507/?v=1

  10. Venom: To Kill or Cure?

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

    By Valerie Ledford

    Columbia High School

    In this case study, students will explore concepts of evolution, protein structure and function, taxonomy, and methods of scientific inquiry in a real-world way.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2506/?v=1

  11. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

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

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1802/?v=4

  12. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

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

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=2

  13. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

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

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  14. 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

  15. Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

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

    By Jennifer Wade1, Hyeyoun Chang2

    1. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2. Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Students use published scientific data to determine which types of nanoparticles would be best to use to deliver cytotoxic drugs directly to cancer cells. Then they learn about the scientist who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2490/?v=1

  16. Parabolas Everywhere?

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

    By Aleksandra Kaplon-Schilis

    In this lesson students will use mathematical models to describe real-world objects and to gain better understanding of quadratic functions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2446/?v=1

  17. Final Project for Calling Bull

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    This is the final project for the calling bull course & it is to find 3 pieces of misinformation/BS and debunk them. They have to re-do at least one visualization, use R in at least one debunking,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2431/?v=1

  18. BETTSI - Basic Evolutionary Tree-Thinking Skills Instrument

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

    By Kristin Jenkins1, Louise Mead2, David Baum, Kristy L Daniel3, Carrie Jo Bucklin, Austin Leone, J. Phil Gibson4, Erin Naegle5

    1. BioQUEST 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Texas State University 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Columbia College, Sonora CA

    A short, multiple choice diagnostic designed to provide instructors with a quick check on students’ understanding of and ability to read and interpret phylogenies.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2106/?v=1

  19. Hemoglobin bioinformatics

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

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This is an introduction to bioinformatics using hemoglobin as an example. The worksheets introduce students to resources to explore the DNA, RNA and polypeptide linear structure with a brief...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2416/?v=1

  20. Sequence Similarity: Introducing Biological Databases to Community College Biology Students

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

    By Jennifer Katcher

    This laboratory module, published on CourseSource, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2407/?v=1