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Teaching Materials (1-20 of 169)

  1. Lesson VII - Synteny

    08 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gaurav Arora1, Anne Rosenwald2, Vinayak Mathur3

    1. Gallaudet University 2. Georgetown University 3. Cabrini University

    The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1414/?v=1

  2. Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system

    31 Aug 2019 | 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/qubesresources/publications/1405/?v=1

  3. REMNet Tutorial, R Part 5: Normalizing Microbiome Data in R 5.2.19

    28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Joyner

    CUNY Brooklyn College

    Video on normalizing microbiome data from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1314/?v=1

  4. REMNet Tutorial, R Part 4: Creating Taxa Plots in R 5.2.19

    28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Joyner

    CUNY Brooklyn College

    Video on making taxa bar plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1313/?v=1

  5. REMNet Tutorial, R Part 3: Creating Alpha Diversity Plots in R 5.2.19

    28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Joyner

    CUNY Brooklyn College

    Video on creating alpha diversity plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1312/?v=1

  6. REMNet Tutorial, Excel Part 5: Making Heat Maps 4.26.19

    28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jimiane Ashe

    Video on making heat maps in Excel from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1308/?v=1

  7. REMNet Tutorial, Excel Part 4: Focusing on Taxonomy 4.26.19

    28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jimiane Ashe

    Video on analyzing microbiome data in Excel from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1307/?v=1

  8. Population Ecology in Swirl: Estimating Population Sizes

    26 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary E McWhirt, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to estimate population sizes and consider assumptions of mathematical models and their applicability to the ecology of an organism/population

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1353/?v=1

  9. Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    08 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jay Owen Sandal

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this "clicker" case study explores ultimate and proximate explanations for cryptic coloration in animals.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1384/?v=1

  10. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    05 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Poster and supplemental materials on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1326/?v=3

  11. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    30 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Poster and supplemental materials on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1326/?v=2

  12. NMDS to Study Dead Wood Fungi Communities in Parks of New Jersey

    30 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maria Shumskaya1, Christopher Zambell1

    Kean University

    Students use dead wood (saproxylic) fungi occurrence data from New Jersey, USA collected by students and faculty of Kean University to learn the basics of community ecology. Simple NMDS ordination...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1367/?v=1

  13. Malawian Aquaculture Pond Ecosystem Challenge

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    This case study challenges students to design a pond that will provide supplemental food security to a rural Malawian village. In the process they apply concepts of primary and secondary...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1365/?v=1

  14. Mosquito Invasion! A Lotka-Volterra Competition Case Study

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    In this instructor-led interrupted case study, students practice interpreting Lotka-Volterra competition model parameters using data on an invasive and native mosquito species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1364/?v=1

  15. Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Climate Change

    16 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elli Bosch1, Kaycee Faunce1, Amanda Thompson

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This learning module was designed to introduce students to the aquatic nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, their roles in ecosystem function and nutrient pollution, and what impacts climate change...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1356/?v=1

  16. Optimal Foraging in Swirl

    15 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1213/?v=1

  17. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data using Serenity

    13 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1350/?v=1

  18. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  19. Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ

    09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo

    University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

    En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1343/?v=1

  20. Cells of the Immune System

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial provides an overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and on the antigen-presentation system.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1340/?v=1