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Tags: natural history collections

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  1. Spatial Analysis with QGIS

    13 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ryan Kerney1, Timothy Whitfeld2

    1. Gettysburg College 2. Bell Museum, University of Minnesota

    Map specimen data points using QGIS, connect them to form a polygon using the Concave Hull plugin, and calculate the range of a species to examine how it changes over time.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2761/?v=1

  2. Erin Kuprewicz

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/24057

  3. Collections Education Coffee Break Series: oVert TCN Resources for Education

    24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jaimi Gray

    Florida Museum of Natural History

    Dr. Jaimi Gray gives a brief introduction into educational resources associated with the oVert project. ...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2760/?v=1

  4. Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS

    24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cecily Bronson

    Portland State University

    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2351/?v=1

  5. Bird Beak Adaptations

    11 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Miguel Morales

    Lake Worth Community Middle School

    Students will navigate through different stations experiencing simulations of adaptations, manipulations of 3D examples, and making connections to the standards to formulate hypotheses about...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2508/?v=1

  6. Will You Find This Humerus? Homology Lab

    11 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cassondra McHugh-Lowther

    Buchholz High School

    Students will compare and contrast the morphology of vertebrate forelimbs, and will use this knowledge to draw conclusions about their common ancestor and descent with modification.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2507/?v=1

  7. Venom: To Kill or Cure?

    11 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Valerie Ledford

    Columbia High School

    In this case study, students will explore concepts of evolution, protein structure and function, taxonomy, and methods of scientific inquiry in a real-world way.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2506/?v=1

  8. Jun 14 2021

    BCEENET to Hold Virtual Summer Meeting

    Biological Collections in Ecology and Evolution Network (BCEENET) brings together natural history collections professionals, undergraduate educators, data experts, and researchers to support...

    https://qubeshub.org/news/events/details/1988

  9. Collections Education Coffee Break Series Episode One: What Can We Learn From an Insect Specimen Label?

    26 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By M. Anne Basham

    Biodiversity Outreach Network

    In the first episode of the Collections Education Coffee Break Series we speak with Anne Basham from SCAN and the Biodiversity Outreach Network. ...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2324/?v=1

  10. The Evolution (and Coevolution) of Flowering Plants Virtual Classroom

    05 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this lab, you will explore the diversity of flower and fruit adaptations that have evolved to accomplish pollination and seed dispersal and you will investigate the coevolution of angiosperms...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2251/?v=1

  11. Built-in Flexibility: Lessons learned to engage your community virtually

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

    By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2, Deborah Rook1

    1. BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh

    Materials and resources for "Built-in Flexibility," an episode of the webinar series, "Adapting to COVID-19: Resources for Natural History Collections in a New Virtual World."

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2173/?v=2

  12. Built-in Flexibility: Lessons learned to engage your community virtually

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

    By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2, Deborah Rook1

    1. BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh

    Materials and resources for "Built-in Flexibility," an episode of the webinar series, "Adapting to COVID-19: Resources for Natural History Collections in a New Virtual World."

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2173/?v=1

  13. When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale

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

    By Patrick Kelly

    Leesburg High School

    Using oVERT project models students examine examples of extant traditional lizards, snakes and limbless lizards and create phylogenies based on trait and genetic data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2102/?v=1

  14. Engaging students in data exploration using digital biodiversity databases: BLUE Data Network

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    Slides for BLUE presentation at 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2010/?v=1

  15. Exploring multiple approaches to engage underrepresented students in research with natural history collections.

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, David Blackburn4

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    The iDigBio team has leveraged natural history collections in a 3-pronged approach designed to engage undergraduates from underrepresented groups in collections-based research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1972/?v=1

  16. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: A Botanical Example Using Excel or RStudio

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

    By Michelle Gaynor

    University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source herbarium dataset using Excel or RStudio.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1964/?v=1

  17. Digital Atlas of Ancient Life | Exploring the Diversity and History of Fossil Life

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

    By Jonathan Hendricks

    Paleontological Research Institution

    The Digital Atlas project include field guides to fossils (including a mobile app), an online paleontology textbook, and a collection of over 500 virtual 3D models of fossil specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1893/?v=1

  18. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

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

    By Risa Cohen

    In this module, students explain the importance of collections in scientific research, manipulate data in a spreadsheet program, create properly plotted and labeled graphs, analyze data to test...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1876/?v=1

  19. Origin and Diversity of Armor in Girdled Lizards

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

    By Jennifer Broo

    Mariemont High School

    The girdled lizards (Cordylidae) are a family of distinctively armored lizards endemic to Sub-Saharan Africa. Students examine lizards in this family to classify the lizards based on morphological...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1846/?v=1

  20. That Vertebrate Ate What Exactly?

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

    By Jason Horner

    Coral Glades High School

    During the course of this lesson, students will analyze CT scan data and observe bycatch (or an unknown discovery) captured during the scanning process of vertebrates.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1845/?v=1