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  1. AVIDA exercise on the role of mutation in evolution

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

    By William Beachly

    Hastings College

    A tested exercise at the college freshmen level using AVIDA-Ed to generate and test a hypothesis about the relationship between mutation rate and the probability of evolving a useful function in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1224/?v=1

  2. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

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

    By Paige F.B. Ferguson

    University of Alabama

    This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minutes-1 hour presentation to give students general information on math anxiety and a few strategies to try on their own.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1223/?v=1

  3. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data

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

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1220/?v=1

  4. How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense

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

    By Sheryl Konrad1, Angela Dassow1

    Carthage College

    Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1201/?v=1

  5. Reflective Writing Adapted for Non-Majors

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

    By Crystal Peirce

    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. The prompts have been modified to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1203/?v=1

  6. The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species

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

    By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1

    Carthage College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1200/?v=1

  7. Adapted Value of Mistakes

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

    By Sheela Vemu

    Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track

    This module is adapted from BIOMAAP materials on the value of mistakes and application of growth mindset in a microbiology lab.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1199/?v=1

  8. 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

  9. Figure of the Day - Adapted for Non-Majors

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

    By Crystal Peirce

    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1165/?v=1

  10. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1150/?v=1

  11. Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World

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

    By Carl Bergstrom1, Jevin West1

    University of Washington

    "So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bull seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument."

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1149/?v=1

  12. Following the Data

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3

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

    The video and exercise provides insight into how researchers are using digital data resources to investigate biodiversity in prairie fen wetlands.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1137/?v=1

  13. Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Kathryn Green2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. North Carolina Sate University

    5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1109/?v=1

  14. Species Range Over Space and Time

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

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

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

    In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1106/?v=1

  15. Intro to Command Line Coding Genomics Analysis

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

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Ray A Enke1

    James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1092/?v=1

  16. Developing Quantitative Skills Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources

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

    By Robin Bulleri1, Kristine Grayson2, Melissa Csikari3

    1. Carrboro High School 2. University of Richmond 3. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    A workshop on using HHMI BioInteractive data activities to teach science content and quantitative skills

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1090/?v=2

  17. Developing Quantitative Skills Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources

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

    By Robin Bulleri1, Kristine Grayson2, Melissa Csikari3

    1. Carrboro High School 2. University of Richmond 3. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    A workshop on using HHMI BioInteractive data activities to teach science content and quantitative skills

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1090/?v=1

  18. 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

  19. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

    1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University

    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/qubesresources/publications/1085/?v=1

  20. Antibody Binding

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Scatchard equation in the context of understanding antigen binding and the properties of antigens. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1040/?v=1