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  1. Connecting Viral Pandemics to Ecological Population Growth Models

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

    By Parks Collins1, Paul Strode2

    1. Mitchell Community College 2. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    In this activity students use the HHMI Population Growth Models interactive to explore R0 for diseases and discuss the importance of connecting population ecology to current events like the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2104/?v=1

  2. Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases

    02 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andy Adams1, Jessica A Adams1, John J. Bray1, Tami Imbierowicz1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Breonna Martin1

    1. Harford Community College 2. University of Tennessee

    In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2097/?v=1

  3. Examining the Physiology Behind the Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance

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

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    This is a set of extension questions for the HHMI short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes Video Activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2087/?v=1

  4. Nature’s Flying Machines: The Evolutionary Relationship of Avian Form & Function

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

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    In this series of activities, birds will be used as the model organism. The modules examine the connections between body form and function over time by investigating the relationship between avian...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2085/?v=1

  5. Mini-Workshop August 14, 2020

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

    By Vinayak Mathur1, Anne Rosenwald2, Gaurav Arora3

    1. Cabrini University 2. Georgetown University 3. Gallaudet University

    We reviewed the materials available on Genome Solver (other lessons here) and described our new python pipeline for examining horizontal gene transfer and a new synteny lesson in detail.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2084/?v=1

  6. Let's Talk About COVID-19

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

    By zeynep teymuroglu1, E Cabral Balreira2, Joanna Wares3

    1. Rollins College 2. Trinity University 3. University of Richmond

    This exercise asks you to write a short paper reflecting on your personal experiences (or those you have read about) with COVID-19

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2054/?v=1

  7. Peek into Plant Diversity using Herbarium Specimens (Online!)

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

    By Katie Pearson1, Natalie Love2, Susan Mazer2

    1. Cal Poly State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara

    This exercise introduces herbarium specimens and how they are used for research. Students contribute to specimen "digitization" using the citizen science platform Notes from Nature, and they work...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2068/?v=1

  8. Lichens in Diverse Landscapes: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Danielle Garneau1, Matthew Joshua Heard2, Mary Beth Kolozsvary

    1. SUNY Plattsburgh 2. Winthrop University

    This project makes use of publicly-available datasets on lichen presence and abundance and wet deposition, paired with geospatial data on air quality, tree canopy cover, and locally collected field...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2066/?v=1

  9. Mosquito Surveys Along Anthropogenic Impact Gradients: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Allison T Parker

    Northern Kentucky University

    This project explores the role of human land use and other environmental factors that affect native and invasive mosquito species distributions and the diseases that they can vector.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2064/?v=1

  10. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators: EREN-NEON Flexible Learning Project

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Students observe insect pollinators and other floral visitors in their backyards, or campus, or nearby natural areas to describe plant-pollinator networks and assess how the assemblages from their...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2063/?v=1

  11. BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only

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

    By Nicole Anthony

    Biological Sciences, Toronto District School Board

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/795/?v=1

  12. The Hidden Kingdom: Island Biogeography with Fungi

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

    By Erica F Kosal

    North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    In this activity, students will explore a dataset of fungi dispersal capabilities and colonizing success to test the predictions of island biogeography theory.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2060/?v=1

  13. Plants We Eat: Learning Form and Function from Fruits and Vegetables

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

    By Katie Pearson

    Cal Poly State University

    This high school or undergraduate lab consists of four activities that guide students through learning about plant parts from the fruits and vegetables with which they are already familiar....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2057/?v=1

  14. Introducing PHAGES Students to Primary Literature

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

    By Sean McClory1, Rivka Glaser2, Denise L Monti3, Adam Rudner4

    1. La Salle University 2. Stevenson University 3. University of Alabama at Birmingham 4. University of Ottawa

    The ‘Introducing PHAGES Students to Primary Literature’ set of teaching resources offers faculty 2 distinct sets of teaching resources for introducing students to scientific literature in the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2049/?v=1

  15. Obesity - An Epidemic with Unexpected Causes, Consequences, and Complexity

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

    By Edward Freeman

    St. John Fisher College

    This dataset was collected from interviews conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State by state data are provided to explore the interactions of education, income, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2052/?v=1

  16. Exploring Functions for Common Phage Proteins

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

    By Jessica Rocheleau1, Matthew David Mastropaolo2, C. Nicole Sunnen3, Andrea R. Beyer4, Thomas Ndolo5, Daniel Williams, Sanghamitra Saha6, Natasha Dean7

    1. University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2. Neumann University 3. University of the Sciences 4. Virginia State University 5. South Texas College 6. University of Houston-Downtown 7. La Sierra University

    This resource is designed to help students better understand the functions of common structural and enzymatic phage proteins, and to relate these functions to phage structure using electron...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2050/?v=1

  17. Student and Faculty Tools for Generating High-Quality Phage Annotations

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

    By Kristen Butela1, Hui-Min Chung2, Lee Hughes3, Denise L Monti4

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. University of West Florida 3. University of North Texas 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Phage genome annotation requires collaboration between faculty and their student research team. This set of resources provides tools to assist both students and faculty in the evaluation and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2048/?v=1

  18. A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

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

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise L Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Kathy Takayama7, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    This activity is designed to prompt students to reflect on and recognize their own growth as scientists and, consequently, may help develop student self-efficacy and science identity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2037/?v=1

  19. Elevator Pitch: An Activity to Help Students Communicate Their Research

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

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise L Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Kathy Takayama7, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    In this activity, students and the research mentor co-develop an elevator pitch that students can use to communicate their research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2035/?v=1

  20. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

    1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1085/?v=2