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  1. Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education

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

    By Joseph A. Cook, Scott V. Edwards, Eileen A. Lacey, Robert P. Guralnick, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, Corey K. Welch, Kayce C. Bell, Kurt E. Galbreath, Christopher Himes, Julie M. Allen, Tracy A. Heath, Ana C. Carnaval, Kimberly L. Cooper, Mark Liu, James Hanken, Stefanie Ickert-Bond

    Natural history collections have the potential to help transform undergraduate science education from passive learning into an active exploration of the natural world.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/854/?v=1

  2. 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

  3. The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology

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

    By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1

    Michigan State University

    This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/843/?v=1

  4. Introductory Science and Mathematics Education for 21st-Century Biologists

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

    By William Bialek1, David Botstein2

    1. Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA., Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. 2. Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA., Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA.

    A unified introductory science curriculum that fully incorporates mathematics and quantitative thinking aimed to incorporate biology into the traditional quantitative cultures that have come to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/830/?v=1

  5. Quantitative Modules to Accompany General Biology Courses

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

    By Lou Gross1, Susan Harell Yee2, Monica Beals3

    1. University of Tennessee Knoxville 2. EPA, Gulf Ecology Division 3. SAS

    A collection of modules that were developed to accompany general biology courses and allow instructors to add quantitative examples in many of the topics in a standard GB sequence.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/828/?v=1

  6. Project MOSAIC

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

    By Daniel Kaplan1, Karl-Dieter Crisman2, Nicholas Horton3, Eric Marland4, Randall Pruim5

    1. Macalester College 2. Gordon College 3. Amherst College 4. Appalachian State University 5. Calvin College

    Our goal: Provide a broader approach to quantitative studies that provides better support for work in science and technology.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/825/?v=1

  7. Figure of the Day - Ecology additions

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

    By Kristine Grayson

    University of Richmond

    Used in an Integrated Biological Principles II Class (Intro to Ecology/Evolution/Physiology) at University of Richmond

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/809/?v=1

  8. Value of Mistakes

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. QUBES; Radford University 2. Radford University

    This module familiarizes students with brain research describing our physiological response to mistakes, and how making mistakes is a useful part of learning.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/701/?v=1

  9. Reflective Writing

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. QUBES; Radford University 2. Radford University

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/700/?v=1

  10. Number Sense

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. QUBES; Radford University 2. Radford University

    In this activity, students demonstrate their own innate number sense by playing an online game that asks them to estimate quantities that are flashed on screen for only milliseconds. Research...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/699/?v=1

  11. Introduction to Growth Mindset

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University

    This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability through effort

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/619/?v=1

  12. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. QUBES; Radford University 2. Radford University

    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/697/?v=1

  13. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Introduction

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. QUBES; Radford University 2. Radford University

    This presentation is intended as a short, in-class introduction to the program and some of the research behind it, in hopes of generating ‘buy in’ for a course-long use of BIOMAAP materials.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/696/?v=1

  14. Figure of the Day

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University

    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/618/?v=1

  15. 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

  16. Answer Checking

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2

    1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University

    This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/616/?v=1

  17. BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only

    24 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nicole Anthony

    Biological Sciences, Toronto District School Board

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/795/?v=1

  18. Dendroclimatology

    17 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, R. S. Maxwell1

    Radford University

    Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth rates of a...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/544/?v=2

  19. 3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction

    17 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Kerri-Ann Norton2

    1. Radford University 2. Johns Hopkins University

    This module allows students to follow a researcher as she discovers new features of breast cancer tissue architecture, using 3D reconstructions of histological specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/543/?v=2

  20. Dendroclimatology images

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

    By Jeremy M Wojdak

    Radford University

    Database of image files for AIMS Resource: Dendroclimatology

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/764/?v=1