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Teaching Materials (1-20 of 391)

  1. Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine - Ethics supplement

    08 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    The adaptation to Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine entails two ethics supplements. The first supplement addresses the use of off-label drugs in the pandemic (or other situation)....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1955/?v=1

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

    04 Jul 2020 | 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

  3. Sickle Cell Anemia using Nicholas’ Story

    25 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sharon Cisneros

    Malcolm X College

    The goal of this exercise is to introduce students to 3-D structures of biological molecules, visualize and manipulate them to understand their functions. The exercise also helps them see the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1943/?v=1

  4. My Twin Sister Case Study

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

    By Margaret Waterman1, Ethel D Stanley2

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. BioQUEST

    A young boy wonders why his twin sister can roll his tongue, but he cannot. Case centers on meiosis.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1940/?v=1

  5. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1939/?v=1

  6. Redlining and Climate Change

    19 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Redlining was a racist, legal practice and its impacts are measurable in terms of environmental variables in US cities today. This resource examines redlining, urban environments, and climate change.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1938/?v=1

  7. (Online) Figure of the Week: Skills for Interpreting Comparative Genomics Figures

    18 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing in a weekly online Q&A forum.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1937/?v=1

  8. An introduction to population matrix models: a swirl lesson

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students will learn how to set up a population matrix model in R and use it for demographic analysis of a population, including projecting population growth, determining lambda and the stable age...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1926/?v=1

  9. Why does Blood Flow Change? Investigating the Math of Blood Flow Dynamics

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Amy Troyer1, Brandi Morgante Handzlik1, Mary Phillips1

    Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

    This collection of activities explores the relationship between blood flow, pressure, and the factors of resistance through graphs and modeling direct and inverse variation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1896/?v=1

  10. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium: a swirl resource

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Abigail E. Cahill

    Albion College

    Students will use swirl to understand Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. The lesson starts with observed numbers of individuals for each genotype, and students will work through a number of steps to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1920/?v=1

  11. Materials for Teaching the SIR Epidemic Model

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Glenn Ledder1, Michelle Homp1

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    This web page contains materials created by faculty of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Mathematics to teach basic fundamentals of mathematical epidemiology.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1921/?v=1

  12. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1802/?v=2

  13. COVID-19: On the way to a vaccine

    13 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nik Tsotakos

    Penn State Harrisburg

    This multi-part case study introduces the reader to the SARS-CoV-2 virus origins, the molecular basis of the infection, the development and severity of symptoms, and treatment.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1918/?v=1

  14. A tale of two globins: hemoglobin and myoglobin and oxygen transport

    13 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alice Tarun

    St. Lawrence University

    Hemoglobin and myoglobin are two related proteins important in oxygen binding and transport to cells. However, unlike myoglobin, hemoglobin exhibits positive cooperativity in oxygen binding. Oxygen...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1917/?v=1

  15. How does increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide disrupt ecological systems? Results from FACE experiments across the globe.

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Courtney Campany

    This module synthesizes key findings from forested CO2 enrichment experiments over the last 3 decades. Students should have a basic working knowledge of climate change, ecosystem nutrient cycles...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1916/?v=1

  16. Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith Johnson1, Didem Vardar-Ulu2, Shuchismita Dutta3

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. Boston University 3. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This multi-part case study introduces the reader to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, replication, and treatment. Additional worksheets introduce students to bioinformatics tools of 3-D protein visualization...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1904/?v=1

  17. Vertebrate Clade Race

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

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1906/?v=1

  18. Remote sensing data processing – NEON airborne data

    10 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Yingying Xie

    Northwestern University

    Concepts of remote sensing and data logistics, and NEON remote sensing data are introduced. Students learn how to apply spatial data processing and visualization skills using R coding program to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1905/?v=1

  19. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

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

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1903/?v=1

  20. Cleaning Data with R and the Tidyverse in Swirl

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    The overall goal is to help students learn common data cleaning procedures on a dataset once they’ve collected measurements and before they are able to start their analysis. This swirl lesson is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1891/?v=1