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  1. Data Management in Excel and R using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data

    13 Jan 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Marguerite Mauritz1, Sarah McCord2

    1. University of Texas at El Paso 2. USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range

    Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by re-organising excel sheets...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2215/?v=1

  2. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

    01 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=1

  3. Yeti or not: Do they exist?

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

    By Keith Johnson1, Adam Kleinschmit2, Jill Rulfs3, William (Bill) Morgan4

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. University of Dubuque 3. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4. The College of Wooster

    Through this 4-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1832/?v=3

  4. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE) with CO2 and 13CO2 data: adapted for R

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

    By Marguerite Mauritz

    University of Texas at El Paso

    This is an adaptation to work in R of Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project) by Hage, M. 2020. Students will investigate geologic and modern evidence for global temperature and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2214/?v=1

  5. Is bigger always better? An investigation on the effect of drought on different sizes of trees

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

    By Jessica Brzyski

    Seton Hill University

    This data set was compiled from worldwide data to examine the effects of drought on trees. Included in the dataset are measurements of growth and mortality as they relate to the size category of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2189/?v=1

  6. An Adaptation of "Lichens in Diverse Landscapes" for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

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

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This resource includes a lichen data analysis lab that I adapted for students in BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level in person course at Greensboro College that met during the Fall 2020 semester.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2179/?v=1

  7. Backyard Beetles + Pollinators Lab for BIO 3400 Ecology at Greensboro College

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

    By Sandra Cooke

    Greensboro College

    This contains Dr. Sandra Cooke's modifications to the EREN-NEON FLP Backyard Beetles + Pollinators project developed for BIO 3400 Ecology, an upper level course taught in person at Greensboro...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2178/?v=1

  8. Case Study: Pollination of the Early Spider Orchid (Ophrys sphegodes) by the Solitary Bee (Andrena nigroaenea)

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    The research uses natural history collection data to explore a potential phenological shift between an orchid that employs sexual deception and a solitary bee.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2167/?v=1

  9. Molecular CaseNet - Developing Intro Tutorials - YouTube

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

    By Jean Cardinale1, Keith A. Johnson2, Marie C. Montes-Matias3, Natalie Stringer4, Aeisha Thomas5, Shuchismita Dutta6

    1. Alfred University 2. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 3. Union County College 4. LabArchives, LLC 5. Crown College 6. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    Biome Institute 2020, Summary Video

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2157/?v=1

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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