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  1. A Laboratory Class Exploring Microbial Diversity and Evolution Using Online Databases, the Biology Workbench, and Phylogenetics Software

    29 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sarah Boomer, Kelly Shipley, Bryan Dutton, Daniel Lodge

    Students assemble and align bacterial datasets using DNA information downloaded from the National Center for Biotechnology Information website and Biology Workbench.  Specifically, they compare unknown original DNA sequences (from, in our case, hot spring communities) to a backbone of...

  2. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...

  3. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    28 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  4. AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression

    15 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/239This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and...

  5. AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression

    03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak

    Radford University

    This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and statistics.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/239/?v=1

  6. AIMS: Dendroclimatology

    21 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stockton Maxwell, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/544/The AIMS (Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics) project was founded on the idea that students don't often care much about analysis until they care about...

  7. CATALST - Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics

    22 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joan Garfield, Robert delMas, Andrew Zieffler, Allan Rossman, Beth Chance, John Holcomb, George Cobb

    From the project website: "This project uses the acronym CATALST (Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics) to represent the goal of accelerating change in the teaching and learning of statistics. The changes we are working towards are in both content and pedagogy. Our focus is the...

  8. DataCamp

    06 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Drew LaMar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/913The Easiest Way to Learn Data Science OnlineMaster data analysis from the comfort of your browser, at your own pace, tailored to your needs and expertise. Whether...

  9. DataCamp

    05 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials

    DataCamp: The Easiest Way to Learn Data Science Online

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/913/?v=1

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

    29 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Erin N. Bodine

    This resource has updated versions:Version 1.0 (2018) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/1Version 2.0 (2019) https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/749/2 -- This version no longer has the Agent-Based Modeling materialsThese are the...

  11. 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/publications/749/?v=1

  12. 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/publications/749/?v=2

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

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

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

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/765/?v=1

  14. Discrete Modeling and Structures (Course Materials)

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    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/publications/1016/?v=1

  15. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    27 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tom Langen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module:  Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...

  16. Exploring the Lotka-Volterra Competition Model using Two Species of Parasitoid Wasps

    25 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Christopher W. Beck, Judy A. Guinan, Lawrence S. Blumer, Robert W. Matthews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/270Laboratory exercise in which students collect data on parasitoid wasps and fit Lotka-Volterra competition models.  The authors' abstract:"In this investigation,...

  17. Lotka-Volterra, the logistic equation, and Isle Royale

    30 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Malcolm

    Students work through the basic Lotka-Volterra predator prey model using an example in which the prey exhibit density independence.  Students then incorporate density dependence of prey items using several different features of Populus.

  18. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia marcescens

    15 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Laurel Hester, Mark Sarvary, Corey Ptak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:  https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/875I published this paper with Mark Sarvary and Corey Ptak in the 2014 Proceedings of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education based on a laboratory module we...

  19. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia Marcescens

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

    By Laurel Hester1, Mark Sarvary2, Corey Ptak

    1. Keuka College 2. Cornell University

    This laboratory module gives students hands-on experience with mutation and selection in bacteria.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/875/?v=1

  20. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...