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  1. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

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

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=1

  2. Sickle Cell Anemia using Nicholas’ Story

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

    By Sharon Cisneros

    Malcolm X College

    The goal of this exercise is to introduce students to 3-D structures of biological molecules, visualize and manipulate them to understand their functions. The exercise also helps them see the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1943/?v=1

  3. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

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

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1939/?v=1

  4. Redlining and Climate Change

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

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Redlining was a racist, legal practice and its impacts are measurable in terms of environmental variables in US cities today. This resource examines redlining, urban environments, and climate change.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1938/?v=1

  5. (Online) Figure of the Week: Skills for Interpreting Comparative Genomics Figures

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

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing in a weekly online Q&A forum.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1937/?v=1

  6. Materials for Teaching the SIR Epidemic Model

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

    By Glenn Ledder1, Michelle Homp1

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    This web page contains materials created by faculty of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Mathematics to teach basic fundamentals of mathematical epidemiology.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1921/?v=1

  7. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    14 Jun 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=2

  8. A tale of two globins: hemoglobin and myoglobin and oxygen transport

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

    By Alice Tarun

    St. Lawrence University

    Hemoglobin and myoglobin are two related proteins important in oxygen binding and transport to cells. However, unlike myoglobin, hemoglobin exhibits positive cooperativity in oxygen binding. Oxygen...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1917/?v=1

  9. Vertebrate Clade Race

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

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1906/?v=1

  10. Remote sensing data processing – NEON airborne data

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

    By Yingying Xie

    Northwestern University

    Concepts of remote sensing and data logistics, and NEON remote sensing data are introduced. Students learn how to apply spatial data processing and visualization skills using R coding program to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1905/?v=1

  11. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    09 Jun 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=1

  12. Cleaning Data with R and the Tidyverse in Swirl

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    The overall goal is to help students learn common data cleaning procedures on a dataset once they’ve collected measurements and before they are able to start their analysis. This swirl lesson is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1891/?v=1

  13. Genome Sequence Data in R using Biostrings (Swirl Lesson)

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

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    By the end of this lesson, students should be able to load FASTA files into R as DNAStringSets and use width() and alphabetFrequency(), combined with other functions like sum() and mean(), to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1898/?v=1

  14. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel

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

    By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2

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

    Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1899/?v=1

  15. 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

  16. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis - Draft (1)

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

    By Mirayda Torres-Avila

    University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

    Students will be able to analyze real data to review basic statistics. Students will be able to work as a group to determine the best way to present their data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1885/?v=1

  17. Too much of a good thing? Exploring nutrient pollution in streams using bioindicators

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

    By J. Stephen Gosnell

    Baruch College, City University of New York and PhD Program in Biology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

    Students use data on nitrogen and phosphorus levels in streams and macrobenthic insect biodiversity to consider issues of nutrient pollution and stream health while learning to filter, summarize,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1883/?v=1

  18. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast

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

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?" specifically to include information on the SE (particularly Atlanta, GA).

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1878/?v=1

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

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

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    This is a modification of an original TIEE Module, investigating these questions: How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? How does land cover change impact...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1868/?v=1

  20. NELF Explorer: Drivers of Landscape Change

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

    By Meghan Graham MacLean

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Students explore the connections between land use decisions and land cover change, as well as how to predict the possible impacts of land use decisions into the future.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1867/?v=1