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  1. A Potential Novel Ecosystem Service: Seagrass Meadows Reduce Disease in Nearby Corals

    16 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Madison E Hagen

    In this lesson, students will receive an introduction to Poisson Generalized Linear Mixed Models in R utilizing data on coral diseases. In their code, students will assess if seagrass status has an...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3063/?v=1

  2. The Importance of Street Trees and Urban Avifauna: A lesson exploring the relationship between urban forest and foraging birds

    13 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah B Fones

    This module examines the relationship between street trees, urban avifauna, and socioeconomic gradients in the highly urbanized county of Los Angeles, California. Using edited data from a published...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2972/?v=1

  3. Sustainability Metrics (Project EDDIE)

    12 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tom Mueller

    In this module, students will use an analytical framework with publicly available data to formulate questions, analyze data, and report metrics of sustainability.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3061/?v=1

  4. Save the Bees, Ditch the Plow: A lesson exploring how squash bee abundance is affected by varying levels of soil disturbance.

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Grace Lumsden-Cook

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    The purpose of this lesson is to explore the effects that three varying degrees of soil disturbance has on the squash bee abundance that is observed. We will learn about the importance of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3060/?v=1

  5. Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Hastings

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Biodiversity is decreasing rapidly each year and agriculture is a large contributor. In order to minimize biodiversity loss, we must study how local and landscape management in agriculture impact...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3058/?v=1

  6. The Influence of Exotic Plant Invasion on Pollinator Abundance

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maxcy Nicole Hill

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This lesson introduces two global change factors, natural habitat loss and exotic plant invasion, and analyzes how these stressors impact the biodiversity and abundance of pollinator species....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3055/?v=1

  7. Water We Doing: A Deep Dive Into Sustainable Ocean Management & Blue Economies

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Kline

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This lesson explores the concept of blue economies and includes a detailing lesson in R that involves basic statistics and building complex graphics.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3054/?v=1

  8. Pesticide-Driven Bee Mortality: An Introduction to Survival Analysis in R

    06 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Black

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    In this lesson, students will receive an introduction to survival analysis in R utilizing data on bee mortality caused by pesticide exposure. In their code, students will assess survivability,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2989/?v=1

  9. Home sweet home for warblers: Graphing and Analysis using R

    14 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristen Kaczynski

    Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University Chico

    This resource expands on the Data Nugget "Trees and bushes, Home Sweet Home for Warblers". The analyses and graphing is done in R and there are questions that ask about the management implications.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2928/?v=1

  10. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    02 Apr 2022 | 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=3

  11. Uninhibited Growth of Cells

    10 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Boyce

    South Puget Sound CC

    In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2895/?v=1

  12. Interpreting the Pseudocot Phylogeny

    07 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristy L Daniel

    Texas State University

    Students use physical characteristics, genetics, and a fossil record of hypothetical flowering plants to develop fundamental phylogenetic tree-building skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2867/?v=1

  13. Studying phylogeny by producing phylogenetic trees of primates using morphological and molecular characteristics.

    26 Jan 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Chas. Kennedy

    TriCounty Tech

    An assignment constructing phylogenetic trees using shared, derived morphological traits and molecular differences among 18 primate species and two outlier species has been developed. Skull and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2854/?v=1

  14. Fitting Exponential and Logistic Growth Models to Bacterial Cell Count Data

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

    By Adam Rumpf

    Florida Polytechnic University

    In this activity, students will model a noisy set of bacterial cell count data using both exponential and logistic growth models. For each model the students will plot the data (or a linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2831/?v=1

  15. Ungrading to Decentered Grading Lightning Talk 2021 - YouTube

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

    By Andrea Huntoon1, Brie Tripp, Derek Sollberger2, Didem Vardar-Ulu3, John Howard Starnes4, Laura Reed5, Melanie Lenahan6, Stacey Kiser7

    1. Fox Valley Technical College 2. UC Merced School of Natural Sciences 3. Boston University, Chemistry Department 4. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 5. University of Alabama 6. Raritan Valley Community College 7. Lane Community College, BioQUEST

    BIOME 2021 Ungrading Working Group Lightning Talk

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2814/?v=1

  16. 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

  17. Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts

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

    By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6

    1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte

    Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2797/?v=1

  18. 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

  19. Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual

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

    By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2

    1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles

    A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2745/?v=1

  20. Nextstrain adaptations for Understanding COVID-19

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

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This resource introduces students to the use of Nextstrain and Nextclade to visualize the phylogeny of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants of interest. Terminology and an introduction to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2545/?v=1