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  1. Exploring Plant Phenology using Herbarium Specimens: Lab or Workshop

    29 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Pearson1, Tadeo Ramirez Parada2, Susan Mazer2, Natalie Rossington Love1, Jenn Yost1

    1. California Polytechnic State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara

    In this workshop or lab exercise, participants will examine the effects of climate on the phenological events of a selected species using herbarium specimen data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2476/?v=1

  2. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  3. Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

    23 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    Aquinas College

    This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2482/?v=1

  4. RNAseq data analysis using Galaxy

    02 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Matthew Escobar1, Sam S Donovan2, Irina Makarevitch3, Bill Morgan4, Sabrina Robertson5

    1. California State University San Marcos 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Hamline University 4. The College of Wooster 5. North Carolina State University

    This is a bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a computer lab setting with life science majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/118/?v=4

  5. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE)

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Beatriz Villar

    Northampton CC

    This activity explores the question: which species will be most affected by temperature changes, and how will changes in the phenology of one species affect its interaction with others as the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2447/?v=1

  6. Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2

    1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University

    This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2461/?v=1

  7. Graphing and mapping patterns of air quality in Los Angeles, California through an environmental justice lens.

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adriane Clark Jones

    Mount Saint Mary's University

    Air quality is an environmental issue that impacts everyone in Los Angeles. This activity presents current popular press articles about air pollution and environmental justice and maps and graphs...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2365/?v=1

  8. Critical inquiry for inclusive teaching of statistics

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    Professional development workshop slides to help curate conversations in teaching statistics with a critical inquiry lens.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2458/?v=1

  9. Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)- adapted to provide greater autonomy for students in an upper level class

    24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laura Reynolds

    Worcester State University

    This module adaption focuses on the interplay between winds, ocean upwelling, and marine productivity. Students are able to select and download their own data and compare results among different...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2454/?v=1

  10. Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns

    24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid

    Bridgewater State University

    How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2453/?v=1

  11. Statistics with epidemiology of COVID-19

    20 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maria Shumskaya1, Shakira Benjamin1, Matthew G Niepielko1, Nicholas Lorusso1

    Kean University

    Introduction into heat maps, non-parametric t-test and GIF (optional) in R using an original dataset on COVID-19 infections from different counties of New Jersey, USA. Suitable for students who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2439/?v=1

  12. Inquiry-based hypothesis testing using phylogenetic trees in MEGA

    17 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristin Hultgren

    Seattle University

    A key learning objective in biology is applying bioinformatics tools to test a real-life question. These inquiry-based modules have students assemble and align data, and construct simple...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2379/?v=1

  13. Final Project for Calling Bull

    11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    This is the final project for the calling bull course & it is to find 3 pieces of misinformation/BS and debunk them. They have to re-do at least one visualization, use R in at least one debunking,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2431/?v=1

  14. Case Study — The Gender gap in 100-meter dash times

    11 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    In 2004, the journal Nature published a short tongue-in-cheek paper by Tatem and colleagues meant to critique common abuses in linear modeling while fitting data from the Olympic gold medal times...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2430/?v=1

  15. The Perfect Brew: An Activity Demonstrating Cell Counting and Hemocytometer Use

    08 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Bridgette Kirkpatrick

    In this activity, students will explore the use of a hemocytometer for counting cells, demonstrate the relationship between the grid seen in the microscope with volume of liquid in suspension and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2422/?v=1

  16. BETTSI - Basic Evolutionary Tree-Thinking Skills Instrument

    08 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristin Jenkins1, Louise Mead2, David Baum, Kristy L Daniel3, Carrie Jo Bucklin, Austin Leone, J. Phil Gibson4, Erin Naegle5

    1. BioQUEST 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Texas State University 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Columbia College, Sonora CA

    A short, multiple choice diagnostic designed to provide instructors with a quick check on students’ understanding of and ability to read and interpret phylogenies.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2106/?v=1

  17. Hemoglobin bioinformatics

    07 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This is an introduction to bioinformatics using hemoglobin as an example. The worksheets introduce students to resources to explore the DNA, RNA and polypeptide linear structure with a brief...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2416/?v=1

  18. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural History

    06 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this module, students will explore Western Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge and review a case study of how the TEK of the Inuit provided a way of knowing and understanding the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2150/?v=2

  19. Sequence Similarity: A Quick Introduction to Bioconductor

    04 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Derek Edward Sollberger

    UC Merced School of Natural Sciences

    Following the Sequence Similarity exercises by Kleinschmit, et al., this tutorial will guide students in using the Bioconductor suite of R packages to likewise compute sequence similarity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2410/?v=1

  20. Sequence Similarity: Introducing Biological Databases to Community College Biology Students

    01 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Katcher

    This laboratory module, published on CourseSource, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2407/?v=1