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  1. 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/publications/1833/?v=1

  2. 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/publications/1137/?v=1

  3. 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/publications/1824/?v=1

  4. 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/publications/1818/?v=1

  5. Birds and Lice: Reciprocal Natural Selection

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

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

    Central Michigan University

    This exercise investigates the form and function of lice and their relationship to their bird host.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1817/?v=1

  6. Louse and Human Coevolution

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Julie Allen2, Brad Goodner3, Debra Linton1

    1. Central Michigan University 2. University of Nevada Reno 3. Hiram College

    This module examines the complicated co-evolution of Lice, Humans, and Great Apes

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1801/?v=1

  7. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    09 Apr 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=1

  8. Transpiration- Adapted for online

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

    By J. Phil Gibson

    University of Oklahoma

    In this adaptation, the lab is completed remotely.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1792/?v=1

  9. Movement: Nature's Flying Machines (Online)

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

    By Debra Linton

    Central Michigan University

    Adapted for online learning: 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1788/?v=1

  10. Data Visualization

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

    By Anna Monfils

    Central Michigan University

    This is an introduction to the idea of data visualization and the importance of presenting data for understanding.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1776/?v=1

  11. Communicating with Data: Digital Data Resources

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    Students access, clean, configure, and standardize a dataset and create a relevant and scientifically valid data visualization to communicate science.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1779/?v=1

  12. Communicating with Data: Infographic with Digital Data

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    Working collaboratively in teams of 2-4 researchers, students engage in targeted projects to address critical information and research needs using digital biodiversity data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1778/?v=1

  13. 21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    This activity includes a leadership assessment and associated exercise to encourage the development of 21st Century STEM Skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1777/?v=1

  14. COVID-19 Simulator (ISEE) Module

    20 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Hews

    Amherst College

    This accessible module guides students through exploring the COVID-19 Simulator developed by ISEE. Students dig into the four scenarios provided (including the parameters and the graphs), construct...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1775/?v=1

  15. GBIF Tutorial - BLUE Resource

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

    By Libby Ellwood

    iDigBio

    A user guide and video instructions for GBIF

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1770/?v=1

  16. iDigBio Tutorial - BLUE Resource

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

    By Molly Phillips

    iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    A user guide and video instructions for iDigBio

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1771/?v=1

  17. Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource

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

    By Erica Krimmel

    A user guide and video instructions for Arctos

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1768/?v=1

  18. Data Ethics

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

    By Rebecca Renirie

    Central Michigan University

    Data ethics and the use of digital data

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1765/?v=1

  19. SEIR simulation activity for flattening the curve

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a short exploration activity to introduce SIR and SEIR models without explicitly introducing differential equations. It utilizes the R package EpiDynamics and students can run the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1763/?v=1

  20. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE)

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

    By Melissa Hage

    Oxford College of Emory University

    This multi-part activity allows students to discover the relationships between CO2 and temperature and how these variables have changed over time using real-world data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1756/?v=1