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  1. Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution

    05 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Joseph Cook1, Yadeeh Sawyer1, Kayce Bell1, Libby Beckman1

    University of New Mexico

    Module for Ecology & Evolution course covering island biogeography principles, The scientific process and hypothesis testing, statistical methods (t-tests, regression), and online database use...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/802/?v=1

  2. Coral Reefs in Hot Water

    04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/324/?v=1

  3. Laboratory exercises on microbial growth, horizontal gene transfer, competition and evolution

    01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Davida Smyth

    The New School

    Simple laboratory exercises to reinforce student learning when performed in conjunction with NetLogo simulations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/799/?v=1

  4. Sample NetLogo Code of Bacterial Growth

    01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anne Elizabeth Yust

    The New School

    Each NetLogo file is a sequential version of the final bacterial growth model produced in the Bacterial Growth Tutorial. These are to be used as checks to one's understanding alongside the tutorial.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/800/?v=1

  5. Pokemon Go and Ecology

    12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth C Davis-Berg1, Joshua Drew2, Stephanie Sardelis

    1. Columbia College Chicago 2. Columbia College

    These are resources associated with using Pokemon Go to teach concepts in Ecology.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/787/?v=1

  6. Dairy Farm Mathematics

    11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Richard Francisco1, Katie Gilbert1

    University of Georgia

    We based our instructional unit on the premise that many people have, that one does not need mathematics if the they do not plan on atttending college or pursuiting careers known for involving...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/783/?v=1

  7. Phenotypic plasticity and predation

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2

    1. Radford University 2. Vassar College

    Students predict changes to tadpole morphology and coloration after considering characteristics of the predator species and the prey themselves then test their own hypotheses (typically with...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/545/?v=1

  8. Leaf cutter ant foraging

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2

    1. Radford University 2. Vassar College

    This module introduces students to leaf-cutter ants in the rainforests of Panama. Students derive their own research hypotheses regarding ant foraging or allometric scaling relationships.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/542/?v=1

  9. Dendroclimatology

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, R. S. Maxwell1

    Radford University

    Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/544/?v=1

  10. 3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Kerri-Ann Norton2

    1. Radford University 2. Johns Hopkins University

    This module allows students to follow a researcher as she discovers new features of breast cancer tissue architecture, using 3D reconstructions of histological specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/543/?v=1

  11. Ferns are Everywhere

    23 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Claudia Neuhauser

    University of Minnesota

    Using spatial fern population data in hypothesis testing

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/753/?v=1

  12. Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

    22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erin N. Bodine

    Rhodes College

    These are the materials for Math 214 offered at Rhodes College.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/?v=1

  13. Critical Zone Science Part II

    16 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michael E Loik

    University of California, Santa Cruz

    As part of our effort to model the redwood forest water budget, we used the InTeGrate Unit 5.2 to put numbers to pathways.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/739/?v=1

  14. Critical Zone Science

    16 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michael E Loik

    University of California, Santa Cruz

    My class used Water Balance of a Tree (Unit 5.1) to begin quantifying the fundamental pathways for water movement within a forest. The ultimate goal was to model transpiration of the redwood forest...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/738/?v=1

  15. Introduction to UNIX command line

    31 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Serghei Mangul

    University of California - Los Angeles

    These are materials for a Unix workshop with hands-on examples that requires no prior knowledge of Unix or programming.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/731/?v=1

  16. Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gregory Zimmerman, J. Phil Gibson1

    University of Oklahoma

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/674/?v=1

  17. Trophic Cascades, Population Structure, and the Role of Keystone Species

    21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Merrilee Anderson1, J. Phil Gibson2

    1. Mount Aloysius College 2. University of Oklahoma

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine terrestrial trophic cascades. Concepts will then be applied to examples in freshwater ecosystems.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/668/?v=1

  18. Investigating the effects of urbanization on bird biodiversity: Testing three biodiversity hypotheses using citizen science data

    13 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Kovacs1, Ebony Gaillard2

    1. Spelman College 2. University of North Carolina

    Students generate predictions and test three hypotheses about how biodiversity is affected by urbanization over time using citizen science generated bird count data and land use data from 13...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/645/?v=1

  19. Climate Change and Phenology: Evaluating Temperature, Precipitation, and Phenology of Frogs and Toads in Minnesota

    12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristen Genet

    Anoka-Ramsey Community College

    Students evaluate long term (100+ years) trends in temperature and precipitation, and then isolate a shorter time span (20 years) in which to evaluate the correlation between spring temps and the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/595/?v=1

  20. Circle Train Math Modeling Task

    12 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maria Luteman Hernandez

    The NC School of Science and Mathematics

    This math modeling task is appropriate for high school Precalculus students. The students use their knowledge of transformations of trigonometric functions to create models for horizontal and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/644/?v=1

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