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  1. Leaping Lemur Life History

    20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1320/?v=1

  2. Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin

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

    By Barbara Murdoch

    Eastern Connecticut State University

    This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1317/?v=1

  3. Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Prairie

    University of San Diego

    Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1289/?v=1

  4. Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1276/?v=1

  5. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

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

    By Jillian K. Decker

    State University of New York - Rockland Community College

    This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1245/?v=1

  6. Climate Diagrams Mini-Case Study for Ecology

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

    By John Anthony Barone

    Columbus State University

    This mini-case study provides undergraduate ecology students with experience in how to read climate diagrams and how to put them together. The activity includes a discussion of actual and potential...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1231/?v=1

  7. Reflective Writing Adapted for Non-Majors

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

    By Crystal Peirce

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. The prompts have been modified to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1203/?v=1

  8. 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

  9. The Evolution of Human Skin Color

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

    By Katie Northcutt

    Mercer University

    My teaching notes for the Evolution of Human Skin Color case study.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1170/?v=1

  10. Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Kathryn Green2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. North Carolina Sate University

    5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1109/?v=1

  11. 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

  12. NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

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

    By Hayley Orndorf

    University of Pittsburgh

    Collection of bioinformatics hosted at NIBLSE

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1027/?v=1

  13. Getting students to reason with data: QUBES tools and teaching resources built for introductory biology

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

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    Workshop presented at the 2019 Biology Learning Community Conference

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1088/?v=1

  14. 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/qubesresources/publications/1040/?v=1

  15. Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces surface area-volume ratio in the context of understanding the limits or constraints on organism size. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1067/?v=1

  16. An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections

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

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Joseph Cook4

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio 4. University of New Mexico

    Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/278/?v=1

  17. Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ

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

    By Gary Laverty1, Thomas John Peters2, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo3, Denise Levin Signorelli4, Saumya Ramanathan

    1. University of Delaware 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras 4. College of Southern Nevada

    Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1010/?v=1

  18. Understanding Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

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

    By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Fernando Nieto2, Emily Nodine3, Brian Robert Shmaefsky4, Kristine Grayson5

    1. Montgomery College 2. SUNY Old Westbury 3. Rollins College 4. Lone Star College - Kingwood 5. University of Richmond

    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1008/?v=1

  19. Genes and Civil Liberties

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

    By Philip L. Bereano

    University of Washington, Seattle

    This lesson focuses on examining civil liberties issues as they relate to genetic research. Students can choose to represent an organization, real or fictional, that will report to a task force on...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/998/?v=1

  20. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia Marcescens

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

    By Laurel Hester1, Mark Sarvary2, Corey Ptak

    1. Keuka College 2. Cornell University

    This laboratory module gives students hands-on experience with mutation and selection in bacteria.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/875/?v=1