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  1. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural History

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this module, students will explore Western Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge and review a case study of how the TEK of the Inuit people provided a way of knowing and understanding the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2150/?v=1

  2. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1802/?v=3

  3. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2145/?v=1

  4. Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity

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

    By Ishrat Rahman1, Aubrey Allen Smith1, Evdokia Kastanos2

    1. Montgomery College 2. Montgomery College/Rockville

    This exercise was developed to allow students to apply the scientific method and use their knowledge of enzymes to investigate the relationship between enzyme activity and structure. Students...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2134/?v=1

  5. Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Carl Bergstrom2, Jevin West2

    1. Bates College and QUBES 2. University of Washington

    This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2125/?v=1

  6. Case Study - Storks vs Babies

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2123/?v=1

  7. BS Inventory assignment

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a written assignment with a recommended process and grading rubric to go with the BS Inventory assignment on callingbull.org.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2121/?v=1

  8. Why, when, and how to cite sources of biodiversity specimen data

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

    By Katie Pearson

    Cal Poly State University

    This short video and assessment explain why we as scientists should cite our data sources and how we can do this for sources of biodiversity specimen data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2119/?v=1

  9. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

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

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1903/?v=2

  10. 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

  11. MiniWorkshop Follow-Up October 2, 2020

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

    By Gaurav Arora1, Vinayak Mathur2

    1. Gallaudet University 2. Cabrini University

    A follow up to our mini workshop of August 14, 2020. Further information about the python pipeline for HGT and the new cytoscape lesson.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2113/?v=1

  12. Attract or Defend? Secondary Compounds among tissues in two species of Lupine (Fabaceae)

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

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    This plant-biology data analysis module compares concentrations of defensive alkaloid compounds among tissue types in two species of the flowering-plant Lupine (Fabaceae). Students practice with...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2107/?v=1

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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