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  1. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. Introduction to data visualization.

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

    By pamela scheffler

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior.. In this module students learn to analyze and present graphic data in ways that simplify interpretation.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1221/?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. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data

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

    By Valerie Greene

    De Anza College

    pptx presentation & partially filled out student proposal worksheet

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1143/?v=1

  6. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

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

    By Valerie Greene

    De Anza College

    In this module, students explore changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data. The resource I have modified is a pptx presentation to introduce the background...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1215/?v=1

  7. Investigating human impacts on local Hawaiian stream ecology

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

    By pamela scheffler

    Students learn about stream ecology on the island of Hawaii using data available through USGS and University of Hawaii websites and develop an understanding for potential stream changes due to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1222/?v=1

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools

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

    By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1

    1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University

    Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1056/?v=1

  18. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

    1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1085/?v=1

  19. 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

  20. Body Size Constraints in Xylem Feeding Insects: Allometric Relationships

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces body size constraints of xylem-feeding insects in the context of understanding allometric relationships. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1049/?v=1