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  1. Data is the New Science

    12 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

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

    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/qubesresources/publications/1138/?v=1

  2. Following the Data

    09 Apr 2019 | 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

  3. Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

    20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Molly Phillips1, Kathryn Green2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. North Carolina Sate University

    5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1109/?v=1

  4. Amphibian Diversity: Species Richness and Precipitation

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

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

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

    This activity will explore how natural history specimen data can be used to investigate the relationship between precipitation levels in a region and species diversity of amphibians.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1101/?v=1

  5. Species Range Over Space and Time

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

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

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

    In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1106/?v=1

  6. Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research

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

    By Libby Ellwood1, Austin Mast2

    1. iDigBio 2. Florida State University

    The objectives of this exercise are to familiarize you with the information content of biodiversity specimens and their labels, the breadth of that information across geographic space and/or time.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1104/?v=1

  7. Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Erica Krimmel, Debra Linton1, Travis Marsico2, Ashley Morris3, Brad Ruhfel4

    1. Central Michigan University 2. Arkansas State University 3. Middle Tennessee State University 4. University of Michigan

    This educational module utilizes the traditional plant collection experience to engage students with biodiversity data protocols and resources available in our information-rich digital age.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1103/?v=1

  8. Exploring Data with BISON

    14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erica Krimmel

    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1102/?v=1

  9. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    12 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna M. McKee1, Gary T. Green2, John C. Maerz2

    1. U.S. Geological Survey South Atlantic Water Science Center 2. The University of Georgia

    TIEE Module- This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level course for natural resources majors. Classes of 20 – 30 students work best for the activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1097/?v=1

  10. Intro to Command Line Coding Genomics Analysis

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

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Ray A Enke1

    James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1092/?v=1

  11. Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools

    22 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1

    1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University

    Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1056/?v=1

  12. Teaching logistic population growth and ecological modelling

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

    By Robert F Smith

    Lycoming College

    The lesson is designed to 1) teach students about the concept of logistic population growth, growth rates, and carrying capacity and 2) provide a basic introduction to ecological modeling and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1026/?v=1

  13. Avian Censys Analysis

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

    By Darcy Taniguchi

    This Swirl course uses ecological data of bird counts and habitat variables to estimate inter-observer variability and the relationship of birds with habitat variables.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1025/?v=1

  14. Evolutionary Ecophysiology swirl lesson

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

    By Nadia Aubin-Horth

    Université Laval

    Uses swirl to walk students through how to use R and analyze their own data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1023/?v=1

  15. Binomial test

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

    By Stephen Gosnell

    Baruch College, City University of New York

    This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1022/?v=1

  16. Two-Way ANOVA

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

    By Didem Ikis

    Towson University

    In this lesson, students will learn the necessary statistical terms to understand two-way ANOVA, how to visualize their data, how to perform two-way ANOVA and interpret their results, and how to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1020/?v=1

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

    23 Jan 2019 | 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=2

  18. Investigating Determinants of Richness in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands Using Linear Models in Shiny

    21 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristofor Voss

    Regis University

    This resource seeks to provide a quantitative platform by which students can be taught about interactive effects using the TIEE module created by Little (2018). Key to the adaptation is the use of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1018/?v=1

  19. Discrete Modeling and Structures (Course Materials)

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    These are the materials for DCS course offered at Bates College. This is a sampler of structures and ways they are used to model biological and social phenomena.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1016/?v=1

  20. Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution

    14 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

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

    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