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  1. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis - Draft (1)

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

    By Mirayda Torres-Avila

    University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

    Students will be able to analyze real data to review basic statistics. Students will be able to work as a group to determine the best way to present their data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1885/?v=1

  2. Too much of a good thing? Exploring nutrient pollution in streams using bioindicators

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

    By J. Stephen Gosnell

    Baruch College, City University of New York and PhD Program in Biology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

    Students use data on nitrogen and phosphorus levels in streams and macrobenthic insect biodiversity to consider issues of nutrient pollution and stream health while learning to filter, summarize,...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1883/?v=1

  3. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast

    31 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?" specifically to include information on the SE (particularly Atlanta, GA).

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1878/?v=1

  4. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Risa Cohen

    In this module, students explain the importance of collections in scientific research, manipulate data in a spreadsheet program, create properly plotted and labeled graphs, analyze data to test...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1876/?v=1

  5. Introduction to Data Management, Life History, and Demography

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Risa Cohen

    Learning Goals:•explain importance of data management•identify elements of an organized data sheet•create & manipulate data in a spreadsheet •calculate vital statistics using life tables•collect,...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1872/?v=1

  6. Adler QUBES Resource DIBS Genetics and Race

    29 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jacob Adler

    Brescia University

    Teaching notes and Presentation with Discussion Questions and Summative Assessment Data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1871/?v=1

  7. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    This is a modification of an original TIEE Module, investigating these questions: How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? How does land cover change impact...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1868/?v=1

  8. NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Students explore the connections between land use decisions and land cover change, as well as how to predict the possible impacts of land use decisions into the future.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1867/?v=1

  9. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Global Climate Models and Graphing in Excel (Adapted for Non-Majors)

    28 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    Students link human behavior in various climate change scenarios to predicted temperature outcomes at both local (their assigned Latitude) and global (Latitudinal trends) scales. This adaptation is...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1865/?v=1

  10. Value of Mistakes. Making Mistakes Using R

    27 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Staci Neas Johnson

    Southern Wesleyan University

    This module allows students to frame mistakes and frustrations during their first introduction to R in terms of improved learning and growth mindset.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1863/?v=1

  11. The Power of Data Standards

    22 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michaeleen Gerken Golay1, Darlene Panvini2, Molly Phillips3, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo4

    1. Wartburg College 2. Belmont University 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. Alfred University

    Investigate data standards within the context of the Alpine Chipmunk and the Grinnell Study.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1842/?v=1

  12. Data management and introduction to QGIS and RStudio for spatial analysis

    22 May 2020 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Students learn about the importance of good data management and begin to explore QGIS and RStudio for spatial analysis purposes. Students will explore National Land Cover Database raster data and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1858/?v=1

  13. Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

    21 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marcia Hesser

    Kennesaw State University

    Active learning resource for pre-Nursing anatomy and physiology lecture explaining antigen presentation to CTLs and how the CTLs recognize and destroy the pathogen using Biointeractive animations...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1855/?v=1

  14. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

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

    By Erin Larson

    Alaska Pacific University

    This module is a modification of the Nuding and Hampton module in TIEE Volume 8. This modified module includes data from Alaska and is modified to be completed as an asynchronous lab in an online...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1851/?v=1

  15. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

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

    By Keith Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Through this 2-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1832/?v=1

  16. A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

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

    By Ann E Russell

    Iowa State University

    In this Team-based activity, students work in teams, playing the role of natural resource managers who must decide in which region to invest limited funding for nutrient reduction in streams....

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1826/?v=1

  17. Sickle Cell Disease Case Study

    06 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth Co

    Boston University

    A short film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia. The animation explores the genetic causes and biological...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1833/?v=1

  18. Following the Data

    04 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio

    The video and exercise provides insight into how researchers are using digital data resources to investigate biodiversity in prairie fen wetlands.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1137/?v=1

  19. Why are Cells Small? Surface Area to Volume Ratio

    30 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John Howard Starnes1, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma2, Jennifer Glee Buntz3, Sondra Marie LoRe4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5

    1. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 2. South Mountain Community College 3. Central New Mexico Community College 4. National Institute for STEM Evaluation & Research (NISER) 5. Montgomery College

    This module explores surface area to volume ratios in a cube and sphere in relation to cell size.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1824/?v=1

  20. Louse Genetics, Genomics, and Gene Function...Oh My!

    22 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Julie Allen, Brad W Goodner, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this module, students will be investigating a louse gene with an unknown function to determine if it might be important in the evolution of the louse ecomorphs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1818/?v=1