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  1. 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...

  2. Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert E. Bohanan, Marianne Krasny, Adam Welman

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/266Ecological QuestionIs there evidence for global warming in long term data on changes in dates of ice cover in three Wisconsin Lakes?This activity uses ice cover records from three lakes in...

  3. 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,...

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.  

  6. Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air and Ice

    24 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Cindy Shellito, Becca Walker, Cynthia Fadem

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/289In this module students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.

  7. 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.

  8. A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making

    24 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sarah Fortner, Martha Murphy, Hannah Scherer

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/291This module addresses agricultural productivity by providing students with the opportunity to examine the differences between intensively managed agricultural landscapes (e.g. grazelands,...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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.

  12. Dairy Farm Mathematics

    09 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Richard Francisco, Katie Gilbert

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/783From the website:We based our instructional unit on the premise that many people have, that one does not need mathematics if the they do not plan on attending...

  13. Disease Spread Simulation with M&M's and Information on the wider SIMIODE community

    03 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/358This is a Student Version of a Modeling Scenario from the community, SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations at...

  14. Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

    29 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Erin N. Bodine

    This resource has updated versions:Version 1.0 (2018) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/1Version 2.0 (2019) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/2 -- This version no longer has the Agent-Based Modeling materialsThese are the...

  15. Effects of Laptop Use on Student Learning

    20 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tony Weisstein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/312Verbal and graphical/quantitative data from two studies of how laptop use affects student learning. I show and discuss these slides at the start of each semester to explain my no-laptop...

  16. Avida-ED presentation: Context Dependent Fitness

    07 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Maren L Friesen, Andrew M Jarosz

    Avida-ED exercise showing adaptation to contrasting resource environments illustrating that the fitness of different genotypes depends on the environment.

  17. 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....

  18. AIM-UP! Reading scientific literature module

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Galen Rask

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/336Designed to span 4 one-hour lectures, this module focuses upon developing the skill of thorough and critical reading of scientific literature. 

  19. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    28 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  20. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...