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  1. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2145/?v=1

  2. Mammal Bones & Homologies

    17 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Light

    Texas A&M University

    Short activity for a laboratory covering mammal skulls, teeth, bones, dichotomous keys, and homologies (using Blackburn lab Sketchfab). Included in the package is a document for teaching...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2124/?v=1

  3. Case Study - Storks vs Babies

    11 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2123/?v=1

  4. Calling Bull Case Study — 99.9% Caffeine-free with R

    11 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Carl Bergstrom2, Jevin West2

    1. Bates College and QUBES 2. University of Washington

    This is an adaptation of Calling Bull's Case Study on how caffeine free is hot chocolate versus coffee in order to make it into a student project that uses R.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2122/?v=1

  5. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

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

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1903/?v=2

  6. Basic Statistics

    07 Oct 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Weigel1, Alycia Lackey2

    1. Georgia Institute of Technology 2. Binghamton University

    The students will practice identifying the appropriate basic statistical tests when given a scenario and learn how to run and interpret those statistical tests in R.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1744/?v=2

  7. MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

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

    By Gaurav Arora1, Vinayak Mathur2

    1. Gallaudet University 2. Cabrini University

    A follow up to our mini workshop of August 14, 2020. Further information about the python pipeline for HGT and the new cytoscape lesson.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2113/?v=1

  8. When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale

    11 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Patrick Kelly

    Leesburg High School

    Using oVERT project models students examine examples of extant traditional lizards, snakes and limbless lizards and create phylogenies based on trait and genetic data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2102/?v=1

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

    09 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Angela Consani1, Duane Doyle2, David L Jones1, Bara Sarraj3, Heather Seitz4

    1. Kansas City Kansas Community College 2. Arkansas State University - Newport 3. Harold Washington College 4. Johnson County Community College

    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/2101/?v=1

  10. Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases

    02 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andy Adams1, Jessica A Adams1, John J. Bray1, Tami Imbierowicz1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Breonna Martin1

    1. Harford Community College 2. University of Tennessee

    In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2097/?v=1

  11. Nature’s Flying Machines: The Evolutionary Relationship of Avian Form & Function

    28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    In this series of activities, birds will be used as the model organism. The modules examine the connections between body form and function over time by investigating the relationship between avian...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2085/?v=1

  12. Mini-Workshop August 14, 2020

    28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Vinayak Mathur1, Anne Rosenwald2, Gaurav Arora3

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

    We reviewed the materials available on Genome Solver (other lessons here) and described our new python pipeline for examining horizontal gene transfer and a new synteny lesson in detail.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2084/?v=1

  13. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2063/?v=1

  14. Plants We Eat: Learning Form and Function from Fruits and Vegetables

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

    By Katie Pearson

    Cal Poly State University

    This high school or undergraduate lab consists of four activities that guide students through learning about plant parts from the fruits and vegetables with which they are already familiar....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2057/?v=1

  15. Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity

    07 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Edward Freeman

    St. John Fisher College

    This dataset was collected from interviews conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State by state data are provided to explore the interactions of education, income, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2052/?v=1

  16. A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    06 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise L Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Kathy Takayama7, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    This activity is designed to prompt students to reflect on and recognize their own growth as scientists and, consequently, may help develop student self-efficacy and science identity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2037/?v=1

  17. 5Qs: An Activity to Support Students Develop Skills to Interpret Research Observations

    06 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Kathy Takayama7, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    5Qs (five questions) is a simple pedagogy tool research mentors can use to help students think through their observations systematically, to draw supported conclusions, and to decide on next steps,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2032/?v=1

  18. Lesson VII - Synteny

    05 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gaurav Arora1, Anne Rosenwald2, Vinayak Mathur3

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

    The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1414/?v=3

  19. Lesson III - Annotation

    05 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

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

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson III introduces Annotation, or assigning meaning to all...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/856/?v=3

  20. Phage Discovery Videos

    05 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Billy Biederman1, Vic Sivanathan1

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    A compilation of videos to support teaching the concepts and protocols for discovering and working with phage.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2034/?v=1