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  1. 21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

    22 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    This activity includes a leadership assessment and associated exercise to encourage the development of 21st Century STEM Skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1777/?v=1

  2. A tale of two globins: hemoglobin and myoglobin and oxygen transport

    13 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alice Tarun

    St. Lawrence University

    Hemoglobin and myoglobin are two related proteins important in oxygen binding and transport to cells. However, unlike myoglobin, hemoglobin exhibits positive cooperativity in oxygen binding. Oxygen...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1917/?v=1

  3. Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology

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

    By Elizabeth Hamman

    Tulane University

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

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

  4. Altruism Simulation Activity

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

    By Nicole Chodkowski

    Radford University

    An altruism activity that uses a NetLogo altruism simulation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1431/?v=1

  5. Amino Acid Frequency

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces expected frequencies in the context of understanding amino acid composition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/979/?v=1

  6. Amphibian Diversity: Species Richness and Precipitation

    19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio

    This activity will explore how natural history specimen data can be used to investigate the relationship between precipitation levels in a region and species diversity of amphibians.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1101/?v=1

  7. Ancient Insects

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

    By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1

    1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder

    Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1169/?v=1

  8. Antibody Binding

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Scatchard equation in the context of understanding antigen binding and the properties of antigens. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1040/?v=1

  9. Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs): elucidating a common roadblock for students

    21 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marcia Hesser

    Kennesaw State University

    Active learning resource for pre-Nursing anatomy and physiology lecture explaining antigen presentation to CTLs and how the CTLs recognize and destroy the pathogen using Biointeractive animations...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1855/?v=1

  10. Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource

    19 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erica Krimmel

    iDigBio, Florida State University

    A user guide and video instructions for Arctos

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1768/?v=1

  11. Artificial Intelligence

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

    By Kelly O'Donnell

    Science Forward

    This video explores what artificial intelligence is and features people who work on different aspects of intelligence. How do we make machines that think like humans? How can we tell when we’ve...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/721/?v=1

  12. Astronomy

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

    By Kelly O'Donnell

    Science Forward

    In this video, we talk to astronomers and astrophysicists that use data collected by telescopes to learn about our universe. We discuss how different types of light can tell us different things and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/723/?v=1

  13. Bacteria Transformation

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

    By Matthew Zelisko1, Kimberly Anderson

    University of Houston

    TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1492/?v=1

  14. 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

  15. Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This short activity can be used to introduce the concept of exploratory data analysis and get participants to think about how this data science strategy is complementary to having students...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1388/?v=1

  16. Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan1, Drew LaMar2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary

    This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1389/?v=1

  17. Biocalculus writing reflection prompts

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a list of writing prompts as well as a grading rubric last used in 2016 for biocalculus at Unity College (see Diaz Eaton and Highlander 2018 and Aikens, Highlander, and Diaz Eaton 2020).

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2075/?v=1

  18. Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI

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

    By Seth Bordenstein

    Marine Biological Laboratory

    Modules showing how the NCBI database classifies and organizes information on DNA sequences, evolutionary relationships, and scientific publications. And a module working to identify a nucleotide...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/989/?v=1

  19. Body Size Constraints in Xylem Feeding Insects: Allometric Relationships

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces body size constraints of xylem-feeding insects in the context of understanding allometric relationships. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1049/?v=1

  20. Building creatures with the central dogma of biology

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

    By Melissa Skyer

    National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology

    Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1445/?v=1