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  1. Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" module

    30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This module is a modification of the Beckstead et al. module in TIEE Volume 7. It includes a meta-cognition based model and self reflection, no statistics, and is organized to be done in 1-2...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1164/?v=1

  2. Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.

    30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This is a modification of the Linton et al. module in TIEE Volume 13. Students use data from digitized museum records of butterfly specimens in a modification with no homework (lab/workshop format)...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1163/?v=1

  3. BAG Lab Manual Yeast

    30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    This is the lab manual for yeast chromosome synthesis

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1241/?v=1

  4. Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology

    30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth Hamman

    Radford University

    These additional figures were used in a Parasitology course (juniors and seniors) at Radford University.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1251/?v=1

  5. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jillian K. Decker

    State University of New York - Rockland Community College

    How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1249/?v=1

  6. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jillian K. Decker

    State University of New York - Rockland Community College

    This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1245/?v=1

  7. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1150/?v=2

  8. Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ami Erickson

    This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1247/?v=1

  9. Plant Defenses and Bioprospecting Mini-case Study

    27 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John Anthony Barone

    Columbus State University

    This narrative mini-case study for use in undergraduate ecology courses reviews plant defense theory within the context of bioprospecting. Students learn about factors affecting plant defenses and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1235/?v=1

  10. Climate Diagrams Mini-Case Study for Ecology

    26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John Anthony Barone

    Columbus State University

    This mini-case study provides undergraduate ecology students with experience in how to read climate diagrams and how to put them together. The activity includes a discussion of actual and potential...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1231/?v=1

  11. Movement: Nature's Flying Machines

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

    By Blake Cahill1, Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and invertebrates.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1228/?v=1

  12. AVIDA exercise on the role of mutation in evolution

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

    By William Beachly

    Hastings College

    A tested exercise at the college freshmen level using AVIDA-Ed to generate and test a hypothesis about the relationship between mutation rate and the probability of evolving a useful function in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1224/?v=1

  13. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data

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

    By Valerie Greene

    De Anza College

    pptx presentation & partially filled out student proposal worksheet

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1143/?v=1

  14. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

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

    By Valerie Greene

    De Anza College

    In this module, students explore changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data. The resource I have modified is a pptx presentation to introduce the background...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1215/?v=1

  15. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data using R

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

    By Kristen Kaczynski

    California State University - Chico

    The purpose of this modification was to take the analyses that were done in Excel and have the students perform them using R. Students were not given any R code for this activity, as R code was...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1158/?v=1

  16. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data

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

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1220/?v=1

  17. Population Demography in Swirl

    15 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1214/?v=1

  18. How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense

    15 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sheryl Konrad1, Angela Dassow1

    Carthage College

    Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1201/?v=1

  19. Working with Datasets in R swirl

    15 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Caitlin Hicks Pries

    Dartmouth College

    The goal of this lesson is to learn how to import datasets into R, understand variable types, make adjustments to variables, perform basic calculations, and begin data visualization. The exercise...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1202/?v=1

  20. The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species

    13 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1

    Carthage College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1200/?v=1