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  1. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/324/?v=1

  2. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/800/?v=1

  3. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/795/?v=1

  4. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/790/?v=1

  5. Pokemon Go and Ecology

    12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/787/?v=1

  6. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/782/?v=1

  7. statsTeachR

    11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/781/?v=1

  8. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/545/?v=1

  9. Leaf cutter ant foraging

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2

    1. Radford University 2. Vassar College

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/542/?v=1

  10. Dendroclimatology

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, R. S. Maxwell1

    Radford University

    Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/544/?v=1

  11. 3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/543/?v=1

  12. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/745/?v=1

  13. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/740/?v=1

  14. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/731/?v=1

  15. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/366/?v=1

  16. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/675/?v=1

  17. Using InTeGrate materials to incorporate sustainability into General Biology II at the University of North Carolina Charlotte

    22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/623/?v=1

  18. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/669/?v=1

  19. 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

    St. John Fisher College

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/470/?v=1

  20. Painting turtles: an introduction to species distribution modeling in R

    12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/378/?v=1

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