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  1. Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types

    15 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=2

  2. NEON_PDSI

    10 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Peter VanZandt

    Birmingham-Southern College

    Users access and manipulate drought data and visualize these data to learn about historical drought patterns.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2304/?v=1

  3. Food, Energy and Water Learning Modules (FEWLM) Workbooks

    19 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Porche L. Spence1, Tonya Maria Gerald-Goins2, Greg Goins3

    1. North Carolina A&T State University; North Carolina Central University 2. North Carolina Central University 3. North Carolina A&T State University

    FEWLM is a low-cost inquiry-based interdisciplinary STEM prototypical curriculum built on Next Generation Science Standards, systems thinking and informed engineering design pedagogy.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2287/?v=1

  4. Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system

    04 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Patrick Cafferty

    Emory University

    This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1405/?v=2

  5. Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs

    26 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Marschall Jaros1, Adronisha Frazier2, Beth Alford2, Brandy Williams2

    1. Lansing Community College 2. Northshore Technical Community College

    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/2252/?v=1

  6. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

    18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=2

  7. STEM Inclusive Teaching Practices Webinar Series: Socially Relevant Teaching in the Time of COVID-19

    18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Joanna Wares1, Marcella Torres1, zeynep teymuroglu2, Grace Stadnyk3, Casey Hawthorne3, E Cabral Balreira4

    1. University of Richmond 2. Rollins College 3. Furman University 4. Trinity University

    Presents various mathematical modeling and data science activities created around analyzing and interpreting COVID-19 data. Much of the instructional guidance provided for the activities and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2263/?v=1

  8. The Human Microbiome Biodiversity in Health and Disease

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

    By Angela Peña-Gonzalez1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will analyze the human gut and vaginal microbiomes in healthy and diseased states using diversity of bacteria as determined by 16SrRNA sequence.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2221/?v=1

  9. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

    15 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=1

  10. Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

    12 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Leah Dudley

    East Central University

    This project makes use of publicly-available datasets on lichen presence and abundance and wet deposition, paired with geospatial data on air quality, tree canopy cover, and locally collected field...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2254/?v=1

  11. Why Cells Change Weight: Demonstrating Linear Regression Through an Osmosis Experiment

    10 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley Lamb Galloway1, Stefanie L Holmes1, Ashley Morgan2, Mary Ann Sexton1

    1. Roane State Community College 2. Roane State

    In this activity, students will perform an experiment utilizing dialysis tubing to create cellular models to demonstrate the linear relationship between cell weight and time in varying tonicities....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2247/?v=1

  12. The Evolution (and Coevolution) of Flowering Plants Virtual Classroom

    05 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this lab, you will explore the diversity of flower and fruit adaptations that have evolved to accomplish pollination and seed dispersal and you will investigate the coevolution of angiosperms...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2251/?v=1

  13. Riverbird distributions and habitat use

    26 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John McLaughlin

    Western Washington University

    Students determine habitat use by birds associated with rivers, using data collected while moving downriver in boats. They use R to calculate resource selection functions for each species. Results...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2238/?v=1

  14. Data Management in Excel and R using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data

    13 Jan 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz1, Sarah McCord2

    1. University of Texas at El Paso 2. USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range

    Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by re-organising excel sheets...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2215/?v=1

  15. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

    01 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=1

  16. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    31 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith Johnson1, Adam Kleinschmit2, Jill Rulfs3, William (Bill) Morgan4

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. University of Dubuque 3. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4. The College of Wooster

    Through this 4-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1832/?v=3

  17. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE) with CO2 and 13CO2 data: adapted for R

    23 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz

    University of Texas at El Paso

    This is an adaptation to work in R of Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project) by Hage, M. 2020. Students will investigate geologic and modern evidence for global temperature and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2214/?v=1

  18. Introduction to R with Biodiversity Data

    16 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shelly Gaynor

    University of Florida

    Students will learn R basics while downloading biodiversity data from multiple data repositories. This module will walk students through installing R, navigating R,writing reproducible scripts in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2199/?v=1

  19. Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

    11 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Brzyski

    Seton Hill University

    This data set was compiled from worldwide data to examine the effects of drought on trees. Included in the dataset are measurements of growth and mortality as they relate to the size category of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2189/?v=1

  20. Adapting "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for Independent Projects in BIO 3317 Ecology at McDaniel College

    09 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Holly Martinson

    McDaniel College

    This adaptation shows how students in Ecology at McDaniel College used the Lichens in Diverse Landscapes Module 2 (Lichens in YOUR Local Landscape) in Fall 2020.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2181/?v=1