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Coral Reefs in Hot Water
04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...
Sample NetLogo Code of Bacterial Growth
01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Elizabeth Yust
The New School
Each NetLogo file is a sequential version of the final bacterial growth model produced in the Bacterial Growth Tutorial. These are to be used as checks to one's understanding alongside the tutorial.
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
Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aramati Casper1, Dorothy P. Hill2, Melanie K. Rathburn2
1. Colorado State University 2. Mount Royal University
This case study explores the ecological relationship between black-tailed prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets.
Pokemon Go and Ecology
By Elizabeth C Davis-Berg1, Joshua Drew2, Stephanie Sardelis
1. Columbia College Chicago 2. Columbia College
These are resources associated with using Pokemon Go to teach concepts in Ecology.
Wellesley College Study Packet for the Quantitative Reasoning Assessment
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Wellesley College
This packet contains a set of 24 practice questions and 2 full-length practice assessments for the Quantitative Reasoning Assessment for Wellesley College.
By Nicholas G. Reich1, Andrea S. Foulkes1, Harrel Blatt1, Eric A. Cohen1, Gregory Matthews1
University of Massachusetts
statsTeachR is an open-access, online repository of modular lesson plans, a.k.a. "modules", for teaching statistics using R at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Phenotypic plasticity and predation
24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2
1. Radford University 2. Vassar College
Students predict changes to tadpole morphology and coloration after considering characteristics of the predator species and the prey themselves then test their own hypotheses (typically with...
Leaf cutter ant foraging
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2
This module introduces students to leaf-cutter ants in the rainforests of Panama. Students derive their own research hypotheses regarding ant foraging or allometric scaling relationships.
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, R. S. Maxwell1
Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth...
3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction
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.
Adapting InTeGrate Materials for Online Courses
22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tara Holmberg
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
As part of my second mentoring of the InTeGrate FMN for QUBES, I chose to focus on my conversion of several resources to an online course format.
Testing Goodness of Fit with the Chi-Square
21 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaci Thompson1, Karen Nelson1
University of Maryland
This is a MathBench module written for students to use in a self-study mode. It uses a narrative structure, humor, and everyday examples to step the learner through the mathematical principles...
Introduction to UNIX command line
31 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Serghei Mangul
University of California - Los Angeles
These are materials for a Unix workshop with hands-on examples that requires no prior knowledge of Unix or programming.
Redox Chemistry and Coral Bleaching
25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Julian
University of Florida
Mapping coral bleaching using NOAA data to set the stage for reviewing redox chemistry concepts
Outstanding Oaks: Quercus Phenology at NEON Sites
22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jackie Matthes
This resource uses an app hosted on QUBES to visualize similarities and differences in Quercus phenology at three NEON sites in California, Florida, and Massachusetts.
Using InTeGrate materials to incorporate sustainability into General Biology II at the University of North Carolina Charlotte
By Ellen Wisner
University of North Carolina Charlotte
I incorporated three units from InTeGrate into my General Biology II class. This document outlines how I used these materials, and what modifications I made to them.
Use of PeerWise - an open digital question authoring tool
21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sarah Prescott
University of New Hampshire
Session on PeerWise presented at BioQUEST Workshop 2018
The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior
12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner1, Gregory Cunningham1
Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through three different quantitative modules. In this module students create graphs, generate statistics, draw...
Painting turtles: an introduction to species distribution modeling in R
By Anna Carter
Iowa State University
This module uses R software to introduce students to the process of accessing databases and building species distribution models based on occurrence records.