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  1. Water Quality Investigation (Project EDDIE)

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

    By Melissa Hage

    Oxford College of Emory University

    This multi-part module aims to help you learn about water quality implications by understanding the variability of concentrations of nitrate in stream water through the evaluation of real-time data...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1753/?v=1

  2. Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

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

    By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3

    1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley

    A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1752/?v=1

  3. Exploring the evolution of caffeine biosynthesis enzymes

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

    By Shuchismita Dutta

    RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    Caffeine is a very common stimulant consume worldwide as tea, coffee, mate, cocoa, and chocolate. Ever wondered why plants make caffeine? Do all caffeine producing plants have the same enzymes for...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1723/?v=1

  4. Data is the New Science - Modified and combined with Following the Data Module

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

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    In this module, students will be introduced to some emerging biodiversity data resources. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources and apply...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1735/?v=1

  5. Developing Quantitative Skills Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources

    03 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robin Bulleri1, Kristine Grayson2, Melissa Csikari3

    1. Carrboro High School 2. University of Richmond 3. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    A workshop on using HHMI BioInteractive data activities to teach science content and quantitative skills

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1090/?v=3

  6. Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification (Project EDDIE)

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Beck

    Hamilton College

    In this module, students use data from the United States Geologic Survey to assess changes in stream discharge with time, calculate flood frequency, and see the effects of urbanization and flood...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1564/?v=1

  7. Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications (Project EDDIE)

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Beck

    Hamilton College

    Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1563/?v=1

  8. Island Biogeography

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Daniel Lauer1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will practice the basic code to test MacArthur and Wilson’s (1967) Island Biogeography model, focusing on how island size, distance, and perturbation affect species numbers.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1562/?v=1

  9. R Subsetting Tutorial

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Kho1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will practice manipulating data to add to or extract subsets of specific values, rows, columns, or subsets of data contained in existing data files.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1561/?v=1

  10. Data Analysis and Cancer

    18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lynn Marie Diener

    Mount Mary University

    This is a flipped classroom approach, students will learn the basic content about cell-signaling, p53, and transcription factors before class. During class students will focus on data analysis...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1559/?v=1

  11. Analyzing current and past climate data (Project EDDIE)

    18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Beth Cadieux

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue

    Students analyze current and past temperature and CO2 data to relate current climate change to climate of the past 450,000 years.Objectives: Are global temperatures and CO2 levels rising? How are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1558/?v=1

  12. Seismology Lab (Project EDDIE)

    17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Beth Cadieux

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue

    OBJECTIVES: •Differentiate P-waves from S-waves•Learn to identify body and surface waves on a seismic record•Learn how seismic waves change as you move away from the epicenter•Use seismic waves to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1554/?v=1

  13. Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections

    17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1553/?v=1

  14. Mosquito Vector Ecology of the East Coast using NEON

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

    By Courtney Campany1, David Kang2

    1. Shepherd University 2. Cornell University

    This data module examines the relationship between mosquito vector ecology and climate across the east coast of the United States. The module is designed to merge core concepts in ecology with...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1552/?v=1

  15. A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology

    11 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Karen Cangialosi

    Keene State College

    A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology was curated and written entirely by students, and mostly edited by students at Keene State College that were enrolled in the course taught by Dr. Karen...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1507/?v=1

  16. Bacteria Transformation

    02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Matthew Zelisko1, Kimberly Anderson

    University of Houston

    TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1492/?v=1

  17. Building creatures with the central dogma of biology

    02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Skyer

    National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology

    Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1445/?v=1

  18. Lesson VI - The Community Science Project

    19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

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

    Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/859/?v=2

  19. Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive

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

    By Abby Kula1, Kristine Grayson2

    1. Mount St. Mary’s University 2. University of Richmond

    Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1474/?v=1

  20. A Curious Display

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

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1452/?v=1