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  1. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1286/?v=1

  2. Investigating Primary Productivity

    03 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Olins

    Boston College

    In this 3-part investigation, students discuss, make predictions, and work with data about global scale net primary productivity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1253/?v=1

  3. Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma

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

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1276/?v=1

  4. Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes - Boersma

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

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my use of BIOMAAP Growth Mindset teaching materials in my 300 level Ecology class for majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1274/?v=1

  5. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science

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

    By Megan Kelly

    Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

    This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1267/?v=1

  6. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science

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

    By Megan Kelly

    Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

    In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1266/?v=1

  7. Mutation and Equilibrium Worksheet

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

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This is a worksheet created for students to complete when doing the Mutation and Equilibrium MathBench activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1255/?v=1

  8. Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" module

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This module is a modification of the Beckstead et al. module in TIEE Volume 7. It includes a meta-cognition based model and self reflection, no statistics, and is organized to be done in 1-2...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1164/?v=1

  9. Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This is a modification of the Linton et al. module in TIEE Volume 13. Students use data from digitized museum records of butterfly specimens in a modification with no homework (lab/workshop format)...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1163/?v=1

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

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jillian K. Decker

    State University of New York - Rockland Community College

    How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1249/?v=1

  11. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1150/?v=2

  12. Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ami Erickson

    This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1247/?v=1

  13. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. Introduction to data visualization.

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

    By pamela scheffler

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior.. In this module students learn to analyze and present graphic data in ways that simplify interpretation.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1221/?v=1

  14. Exam Reflective Writing Activities (4 different prompts)

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

    By Polly Parks

    El Camino College

    This is an extended version of Reflective Writing activities to use before 4 different exams.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1242/?v=1

  15. Reflective Writing - 2-page handout & Teaching Notes

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

    By Jayme Dyer

    Durham Technical Community College

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. Includes Teaching Notes.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1240/?v=1

  16. Answer Checking - Teaching Notes

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

    By Jayme Dyer

    Durham Technical Community College

    I used this resource as-is. Included are my teaching notes. / This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers. Students practice the answer checking...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1239/?v=1

  17. Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes

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

    By Jayme Dyer

    Durham Technical Community College

    I used this resource as-is. Included are my teaching notes.
This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1238/?v=1

  18. Investigating Biomes with BiomeViewer

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

    By Heather Olins

    Boston College

    This interactive classroom activity facilitates student learning about biodiversity through an investigation of biomes (what they are, how they're defined, their global distribution) using a free...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1236/?v=1

  19. Climate Diagrams Mini-Case Study for Ecology

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

    By John Anthony Barone

    Columbus State University

    This mini-case study provides undergraduate ecology students with experience in how to read climate diagrams and how to put them together. The activity includes a discussion of actual and potential...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1231/?v=1

  20. Movement: Nature's Flying Machines

    23 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Blake Cahill1, Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and invertebrates.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1228/?v=1