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  1. Hypoxia: A Case Study in R

    27 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Derek Sollberger

    UC Merced School of Natural Sciences

    Aquatic ecosystems are home to a complex intersection of physical and biological factors and an intersection of natural and anthropogenic factors. In the Chesapeake Bay, low oxygen events have...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3327/?v=1

  2. Using Grassy Narrows in a Live Classroom with Clicker Questions and Interactive Histogram: Sampling Distributions, Probability, and Hypothesis Testing

    24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Andrew Akin

    Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    Students are introduced to concepts of sampling distributions, p-values, and hypothesis testing. Using both simulated and real data for methylmercury level in fish populations, students will...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3249/?v=1

  3. Designing Strategies to Promote Diversity and Equity with a Campus Climate Survey

    23 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jung S. You1, Mariana T. Guzzardo1

    California State University, East Bay

    Institutions of higher education are increasingly looking for strategies to assess diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). An alumni survey is a valuable tool for identifying actionable strategies...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3237/?v=1

  4. Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Hastings

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Biodiversity is decreasing rapidly each year and agriculture is a large contributor. In order to minimize biodiversity loss, we must study how local and landscape management in agriculture impact...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3058/?v=1

  5. Water We Doing: A Deep Dive Into Sustainable Ocean Management & Blue Economies

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Kline

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This lesson explores the concept of blue economies and includes a detailing lesson in R that involves basic statistics and building complex graphics.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3054/?v=1

  6. Fluoxetine and Crab Behavior: Multiple Linear Regression

    09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Leah Shotwell

    This publication explores the behavioral influence of pharmaceutical pollution on a species of estuarine crab. Fluoxetine is a commonly prescribed, fairly effective anti-depressant and anti-anxiety...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3038/?v=1

  7. Pesticide-Driven Bee Mortality: An Introduction to Survival Analysis in R

    06 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Black

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    In this lesson, students will receive an introduction to survival analysis in R utilizing data on bee mortality caused by pesticide exposure. In their code, students will assess survivability,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2989/?v=1

  8. How amphibians are impacted by Chytridiomycosis with Keely Rodriguez

    05 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keely Rodriguez1, Megan Seifert2

    1. University of Nevada Reno 2. Headwaters Science Institute

    Keely Rodriguez is a Ph.D. student at the University of Nevada Reno in the Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology department. In this interview, Keely discusses her background and her...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2982/?v=1

  9. Are you learning R? Suggestions to help you as you learn.

    04 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Olivia Tabares

    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

    Learning how to code and analyze data in R is an important skill. Olivia Tabares and the Ecological Forecasting Education Working Group created this resource to encourage individuals who are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2788/?v=2

  10. Using Podcasts as a Supplemental Learning Tool for Genetics

    29 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shaylee Cealie

    Genetics is a fascinating topic of biology. Establishing relevance is a key component of student learning. To increase learning, this resource includes summaries and teaching guides for integrating...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2942/?v=1

  11. The intersection of research and operations in Meteorology with Dr. Katie Wilson

    26 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Wilson1, Megan Seifert2

    1. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2. Headwaters Science Institute

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientist Dr. Katie Wilson discusses with us the intersection of research and operations in the field of Meteorology.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2938/?v=1

  12. Advances in Genome Sequencing with Nathan Olson

    25 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nathan Olson1, Megan Seifert2

    1. National Institute of Standards and Technology 2. Headwaters Science Institute

    In this Lunch with a Scientist episode, we discuss Genome Sequencing and Bioinformatics with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) biologist Nate Olson, Ph.D.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2937/?v=1

  13. Green Infrastructure/Green Roofs (Project Eddie)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth Farrell

    SUNY Nassau Community College

    Runoff in urban areas is an increasingly important issue when it comes to water quality. It is a major hydrologic issue in New York City, as urban infrastructure creates excess runoff and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2919/?v=1

  14. Prairie Eco Services (Project EDDIE)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly Knight

    Houston Community College

    As densely populated urban areas continue to expand, human activity is removing much-needed greenspaces from our communities; in turn, we are also removing critical buffers that are needed to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2918/?v=1

  15. Hypoxia in Coastal Marine Ecosystems (Project Eddie)

    11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Annette Brickley1, Kathy Browne2, Gabi Smalley2

    1. NES-LTER Education & Outreach Coordinator 2. Rider University

    Aquatic ecosystems are home to a complex intersection of physical and biological factors and an intersection of natural and anthropogenic factors. In the Chesapeake Bay, low oxygen events have...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2917/?v=1

  16. Corrosion and Space Travel with Dr. Eliza Montgomery

    07 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Seifert

    Headwaters Science Institute

    We were able to sit down with Dr. Eliza Montgomery, the Materials Engineer and Corrosion Subject Matter expert at NASA, to talk about her path in science and what she does!

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2914/?v=1

  17. Aquatic ecology with Diana Hitchen

    05 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Seifert

    Headwaters Science Institute

    Our LWS interview with aquatic ecologist for the Great Basin Institute and Bureau of Land Management, Diana Hitchen.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2911/?v=1

  18. Topics in Restoration Ecology: Restoring the Red Wolf in North Carolina

    02 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Zoë Swartley

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    The planet’s most endangered wolf is the red wolf, with only one wild population, a nonessential experimental group established in eastern North Carolina, of 15-17 individuals in existence as of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2907/?v=1

  19. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    02 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=3

  20. Uninhibited Growth of Cells

    10 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Boyce

    South Puget Sound CC

    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/2895/?v=1