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Tags: in-class activity

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  1. Environmental Justice and Fresh Water

    24 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Adriana Perez, Jill Schneiderman, Meg Stewart, Joshua Villalobos

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/276This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean freshwater. 

  2. Exploring the Population Dynamics of Wintering Bald Eagles Through Long-Term Data

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Julie Beckstead, Alexandra Lagasse, Scott Robinson

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/265The Ecological QuestionHow does a bald eagle population change over time at a winter migratory stopover and which factors influence its abundance?This activity has two different aspects to...

  3. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel R. Taub, Gillian S. Graham

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/263The Ecological QuestionHow might global temperature change during the 21st century?  How might these changes vary geographically, seasonally, and depending upon future human...

  4. 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

  5. Human Genetic Variation: A Flipped Exercise in Cultural Competency

    15 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Shoumita Dasgupta, Katherine Larabee Tuttle

    "This interactive case discussion was created to emphasize the clinical relevance of population genetics, but is also a suitable resource for teaching the basic principles of population genetics while relating them to human genetic variation. Our understanding of human genetic variation has...

  6. Interactions Between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity

    24 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sue Debari, Kyle Gray, Julie Monet

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/288This module focuses on water and its importance to humans using Google Earth images of stream profiles in different climates, and with real river flooding data sets.  

  7. Investigating the Footprint of Climate Change on Phenology and Ecological Interactions in North-Central North America

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kellen M. Calinger

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/267The Ecological QuestionHave long-term temperatures changed throughout Ohio? How will these temperature changes impact plant and animal phenology, ecological interactions, and, as a result,...

  8. List of models in which observed patterns are Important

    02 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/876Supplemental material for Chapter 18 of Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling: A practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012).   This is a list of...

  9. List of models in which observed patterns are Important

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

    By Steven F Railsback1, Volker Grimm

    Lang Railsback & Associates

    Supplemental material for ABM

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/876/?v=1

  10. Map Your Hazards

    20 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brittany Brand, Melissa Schlegel, Pamela McMullin-Messier

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: http://qubeshub.org/publications/292This interdisciplinary module allows students to understand societal impacts that result from natural hazards and gain insight into how our knowledge and perspectives of the world shape how we...

  11. Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Anne Brokaw, Michelle Garber-Talamo

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/341In this classroom activity, students are introduced to the genetics of sickle cell disease by a short film The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans . A classroom handout...

  12. ModelSim Population Biology Unit

    18 May 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/902This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology....

  13. ModelSim Population Biology Unit

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

    By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2

    1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University

    This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/902/?v=1

  14. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia marcescens

    15 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Laurel Hester, Mark Sarvary, Corey Ptak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:  https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/875I published this paper with Mark Sarvary and Corey Ptak in the 2014 Proceedings of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education based on a laboratory module we...

  15. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia Marcescens

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

    By Laurel Hester1, Mark Sarvary2, Corey Ptak

    1. Keuka College 2. Cornell University

    This laboratory module gives students hands-on experience with mutation and selection in bacteria.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/875/?v=1

  16. Natural Hazards and Risks

    24 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Lisa Gilbert, Josh Galster, Joan Ramage

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: http://qubeshub.org/publications/290This module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial systems and society by having students evaluate how hurricane hazards and risks have changed with coastal development.

  17. NetLogo refresher course

    02 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction By Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is a review of some key principles of programming in NetLogo, from exercise 8 of Chapter 9 of the book.

  18. NetLogo refresher course

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

    By Steven F Railsback1, Volker Grimm

    Lang Railsback & Associates

    This is a supplemental resource from ABM

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/870/?v=1

  19. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  20. OpenIntro

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

    By Divid Diez1, Chris Barr1, Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel2

    1. OpenIntro 2. Duke University

    OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/889/?v=1