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  1. Investigating Human Impacts on Hawaiian Fishpond Ecology

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

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Examining water quality (including fertilizer residue, nutrients, soil erosion, and invasive plants) on a Hawaiian fishpond ecosystem.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1226/?v=1

  2. Investigating the Ecology of Mosquitoes and Birds in Hawaii

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

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Examining biotic and abiotic environmental factors explain the historic, present, and future prevalence and range of avian malaria in Hawaii. The activity also asks how this affects local...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1225/?v=1

  3. AVIDA exercise on the role of mutation in evolution

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

    By William Beachly

    Hastings College

    A tested exercise at the college freshmen level using AVIDA-Ed to generate and test a hypothesis about the relationship between mutation rate and the probability of evolving a useful function in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1224/?v=1

  4. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

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

    By Paige F.B. Ferguson

    University of Alabama

    This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minutes-1 hour presentation to give students general information on math anxiety and a few strategies to try on their own.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1223/?v=1

  5. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data

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

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1220/?v=1

  6. Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus

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

    By William Tapprich

    University of Nebraska-Omaha

    This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1219/?v=1

  7. Population Demography in Swirl

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

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1214/?v=1

  8. How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense

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

    By Sheryl Konrad1, Angela Dassow1

    Carthage College

    Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1201/?v=1

  9. The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species

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

    By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1

    Carthage College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1200/?v=1

  10. Sampling Distributions and Null Distributions: two swirl lessons in R

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    There are two complementary lessons. The first covers how sampling distributions are made and ID's their key properties. The second covers how null distributions and how the test statistic of a...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1195/?v=1

  11. Importing Data into R

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    This short swirl lesson on importing data is designed to 1) get a basic understanding in how tables are read into R and some common issues and 2) develop an individual set of instructions for...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1166/?v=1

  12. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

    26 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1150/?v=1

  13. Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World

    26 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carl Bergstrom1, Jevin West1

    University of Washington

    "So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bull seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument."

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1149/?v=1

  14. Quantifying and Visualizing Campus Tree Phenology

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

    By Nate Emery1, Caleb Trujillo1, Andrew Jarosz1, Tammy M Long1

    Michigan State University

    This lesson, published on CourseSource, enables collaborative teams to collect, quantify, and analyze observable seasonal changes in nature.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1142/?v=1

  15. Data is the New Science

    12 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

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

    In this module, students will be introduced to some emerging biodiversity data resources. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources and apply...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1138/?v=1

  16. Following the Data

    09 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

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

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

    The video and exercise provides insight into how researchers are using digital data resources to investigate biodiversity in prairie fen wetlands.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1137/?v=1

  17. Mentoring Pacific Island Students for Conservation

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

    By Noelani Puniwai-Ganoot1, Sharon Ziegler-Chong2, Rebecca Ostertag3, Moana Ulu Ching4, Linnea Heu2, Cherie Kauahi2

    1. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2. University of Hawaii at Hilo 3. University of Hawaii At Hilo 4. Conservation International

    This undergraduate internship program focuses on mentoring Pacific Island Students into conservation careers through development of skills, networks and sense of self, while being grounded in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1132/?v=1

  18. Species Range Over Space and Time

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

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

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

    In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1106/?v=1

  19. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

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

    By Amelia Nuding1, Stephanie Hampton2

    1. National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2. National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1095/?v=1

  20. Intro to Command Line Coding Genomics Analysis

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

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Ray A Enke1

    James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1092/?v=1