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  1. Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types

    15 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=2

  2. Paleoclimate and Ocean Biogeochemistry (Project EDDIE)

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

    By Allison W. Jacobel

    Brown University

    This module guides students in an examination of how surface ocean productivity relates to global climate on glacial-interglacial timescales and how the availability of ocean nutrients can be...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2305/?v=1

  3. Phenology Trends and Climate Change in Minnesota (Project EDDIE)

    10 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Pamela Freeman

    The College of St. Scholastica

    In this module, students will practice answering a specific question about how climate change has affected flowering date in American elm trees. Students can then practice on a species of their own...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2303/?v=1

  4. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE)

    10 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Mohl

    St. Olaf College

    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/2302/?v=1

  5. Plate Tectonics: GPS Data, Boundary Zones, and Earthquake Hazards (Project EDDIE)

    10 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher Berg1, Julie Elliott2, Beth Pratt-Sitaula3

    1. Orange Coast College 2. Purdue University 3. UNAVCO

    Students work with high precision GPS data to explore how motion near a plate boundary is distributed over a larger region and hypothesize the area over which boundary-related earthquake hazards...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2301/?v=1

  6. Sustainability Metrics (Project EDDIE)

    09 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Natalie Hunt

    University Of Minnesota - Twin Cities

    In this module, students will use an analytical framework with publicly available data to formulate questions, analyze data, and report metrics of sustainability.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2299/?v=1

  7. Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)

    09 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alanna Lecher1, April Watson1

    Lynn University

    This module introduces students to the concepts of Ekman transport, eastern boundary currents, and upwelling, while learning how to find a location on a map using latitude and longitude, how to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2298/?v=1

  8. Designing an Anti-Racist Syllabus

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

    By CSUEB Alliance for the Black Community Education1, Ana Almeida1, Kim Geron1, Pascale S. Guiton1, Nina Haft1, Marlin Halim1, Eve Higby1, Michael Lee1, ZáNean McClain1

    California State University East Bay

    The Alliance for the Black Community (ABC) developed a workshop to help faculty at California State University East Bay redesign their syllabi to incorporate anti-racist pedagogical practices.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2284/?v=1

  9. Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system

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

    By Patrick Cafferty

    Emory University

    This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1405/?v=2

  10. Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs

    26 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Marschall Jaros1, Adronisha Frazier2, Beth Alford2, Brandy Williams2

    1. Lansing Community College 2. Northshore Technical Community College

    In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2252/?v=1

  11. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

    18 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=2

  12. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

    15 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=1

  13. Data Management in Excel and R using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data

    13 Jan 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz1, Sarah McCord2

    1. University of Texas at El Paso 2. USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range

    Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by re-organising excel sheets...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2215/?v=1

  14. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

    31 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith Johnson1, Adam Kleinschmit2, Jill Rulfs3, William (Bill) Morgan4

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. University of Dubuque 3. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4. The College of Wooster

    Through this 4-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1832/?v=3

  15. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE) with CO2 and 13CO2 data: adapted for R

    23 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz

    University of Texas at El Paso

    This is an adaptation to work in R of Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project) by Hage, M. 2020. Students will investigate geologic and modern evidence for global temperature and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2214/?v=1

  16. Introduction to R with Biodiversity Data

    16 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shelly Gaynor

    University of Florida

    Students will learn R basics while downloading biodiversity data from multiple data repositories. This module will walk students through installing R, navigating R,writing reproducible scripts in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2199/?v=1

  17. iBEARS Poster

    14 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michael Edward Moore1, Tracey Sulak2, Marty Harvill2, Penny Thompson3, Brad Christian4

    1. University of California Davis 2. Baylor University 3. Oklahoma State University 4. McLennan Community College

    A description of the new NSF INCLUDES iBEARS network including background, project goals, project outcomes, connections to be made through QUBES, and future directions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2188/?v=1

  18. Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

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

    By Jessica Brzyski

    Seton Hill University

    This data set was compiled from worldwide data to examine the effects of drought on trees. Included in the dataset are measurements of growth and mortality as they relate to the size category of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2189/?v=1

  19. What is Data Science - Introduction to Data Science

    04 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Neelesh Sharma

    Intellipaat

    Data Science is the technology that goes behind handling and working with data in the 21st century. Data Science concepts have proved to be the pinnacle in the last couple of years with the onset...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2169/?v=1

  20. Case Study: Pollination of the Early Spider Orchid (Ophrys sphegodes) by the Solitary Bee (Andrena nigroaenea)

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    The research uses natural history collection data to explore a potential phenological shift between an orchid that employs sexual deception and a solitary bee.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2167/?v=1