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  1. Histograms and Boxplots

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

    By Suann Yang

    SUNY Geneseo

    This lesson, created for an introductory ecology course, focuses on helping novice R users to import a data file, apply base R plotting functions, and use R Markdown to generate a reproducible report.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1019/?v=1

  2. 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

  3. Modeling Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

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

    By Fernando Nieto1, Kiersten Nicole Newtoff2, Kristine Grayson3, Emily Nodine4, Brian Robert Shmaefsky5

    1. SUNY Old Westbury 2. Montgomery College 3. University of Richmond 4. Rollins College 5. Lone Star College - Kingwood

    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues using Lotka and Volterra...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1017/?v=1

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ

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

    By Gary Laverty1, Thomas John Peters2, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo3, Denise Levin Signorelli4, Saumya Ramanathan

    1. University of Delaware 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras 4. College of Southern Nevada

    Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1010/?v=1

  7. Plasmodium Problem Space

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

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This problem space brings together diverse resources with the goal of helping biology teachers and learners engage in research investigations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1009/?v=1

  8. Testing hypotheses about the role of wildfire in structuring avian communities

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

    By Lesley Bulluck

    Dept of Biology and Center for Environmental Studies

    This module assesses the role of wildfire in the eastern US and its impact on bird communities using NEON bird survey data from pre- and post- a major wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/957/?v=1

  9. Understanding Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

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

    By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Fernando Nieto2, Emily Nodine3, Brian Robert Shmaefsky4, Kristine Grayson5

    1. Montgomery College 2. SUNY Old Westbury 3. Rollins College 4. Lone Star College - Kingwood 5. University of Richmond

    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1008/?v=1

  10. Teaching RNAseq at Undergraduate Institutions: A tutorial and R package from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

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

    By Mark Phillip Peterson1, Jacob T Malloy2, Vincent P Buonaccorsi2, James H Marden3

    1. Viterbo University 2. Juniata College 3. Pennsylvania State University

    This lesson plan was created to teach RNAseq analysis as a part of GCAT-SEEK network. It is provided here, both in finished form and with the modifiable source code, to allow flexible adaptation to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1005/?v=1

  11. Making toast: Using analogies to explore concepts in bioinformatics

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

    By Kate L. Hertweck

    University of Texas at Tyler

    Module using analogies to introduce students to genomics

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1003/?v=1

  12. Infectious Chocolate Joy with a Side of Poissonian Statistics: An activity connecting life science students with subtle physics concepts

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

    By Eric T. Holland1, Greg Manley1, Tamara Chiba1, Rona Ramos1, Simon Mochrie1, Jennifer Frederick1

    Yale University

    Lesson on what it means for biological processes to be Poissonian, published in CourseSource

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1001/?v=1

  13. Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches

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

    By Kelsey Metzger

    University of Minnesota, Rochester

    In this four- part guided activity, students will learn about the structure and function of human autosomal and sex chromosomes, view and interpret gene maps, and gain familiarity with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1000/?v=1

  14. A Hands-on Introduction to Hidden Markov Models

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

    By Tony Weisstein1, Elena Gracheva2, Zane Goodwin2, Zongtai Qi2, Wilson Leung2, Christopher D. Shaffer2, Sarah C.R. Elgin2

    1. Truman State University 2. Washington University in St. Louis

    A lesson in which students will understand the basic structure of an HMM, the types of data used in ab initio gene prediction, and its consequent limitations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/999/?v=1

  15. Data simulation and randomization tests

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

    By James S. Santangelo

    University of Toronto

    A participatory live-coding lesson on simulating data and performing randomization tests on ecological data in R.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/996/?v=1

  16. Regulation Across Scales: Data Points Icebreaker Jigsaw

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

    By Kristine Grayson

    University of Richmond

    Students examine regulation at cellular, physiological, and ecological scales in a data-based jigsaw to explore how double-negative logic operates across biological systems. This was used as a...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/985/?v=1

  17. Working with plant phenology data and fitting a nonlinear model using least squares in R

    21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher1, Ahmed Hasan1

    University of Toronto

    A participatory live-coding lesson on working with NEON phenology data and fitting a sine-wave model todetermine when different species get and lose their leaves.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/978/?v=1

  18. MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota

    21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebekah Chapman

    Georgia State University

    The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/977/?v=1

  19. Adaptation of Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure to a Non-Major’s Ecology Course

    21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John Howard Starnes

    Somerset Community College

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/975/?v=1

  20. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Julia Burrows

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through two different quantitative activities where they generate hypotheses, create figures, conduct data...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/973/?v=1

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