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  1. Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments

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

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2363/?v=1

  2. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    30 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=2

  3. Exploring Plant Phenology using Herbarium Specimens: Lab or Workshop

    29 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Pearson1, Tadeo Ramirez Parada2, Susan Mazer2, Natalie Rossington Love1, Jenn Yost1

    1. California Polytechnic State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara

    In this workshop or lab exercise, participants will examine the effects of climate on the phenological events of a selected species using herbarium specimen data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2476/?v=1

  4. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  5. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

    27 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Suann Yang1, Benjamin Negrete, Jr.2

    1. State University of New York College at Geneseo 2. The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2492/?v=1

  6. Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks

    22 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    This is a semester-long project in which students read and discuss the story of Henrietta Lacks from multiple ethical perspectives. This project was developed for an undergraduate science ethics...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2479/?v=1

  7. Maintenance of Phenotypic Polymorphism and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Dr. Swanne Gordon

    08 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    In this lesson students interpret graphical evidence of frequency-dependent selection in the wood tiger moth, then make long-term evolutionary predictions. They then read and reflect on an...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2463/?v=1

  8. Writing Microbiology Resource Announcements Collaboratively

    08 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Arturo Diaz1, Julia Lee-Soety2, Shima Chaudhary3, Richard Pollenz4

    1. La Sierra University 2. Saint Joseph’s University 3. South Texas College 4. University of South Florida

    This resources provides a framework for students to write a Microbiology Resource Announcement, collaboratively.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2038/?v=2

  9. Using Bioinformatics Activities to understand the Past and Present of SARS-CoV2

    30 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gaurav Arora

    We have designed a Bioinformatics activity that uses tools to identify the origins and mutations in the novel SARS-CoV2 strains.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2460/?v=1

  10. Graphing and mapping patterns of air quality in Los Angeles, California through an environmental justice lens.

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adriane Clark Jones

    Mount Saint Mary's University

    Air quality is an environmental issue that impacts everyone in Los Angeles. We can see it with our eyes, feel it in our lungs and hear alerts along with the morning weather forecast. We are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2365/?v=1

  11. Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.

    21 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrea Huntoon1, John Doudna2, Pallavi Bhale3, Thalita Abrahão4, Alys Hugo5, Jennifer Lyon Adler6

    1. Fox Valley Technical College 2. Lansing Community College 3. Montgomery College 4. Georgia State University Perimeter College 5. Everett Community College 6. Maysville Community and Technical College

    This module utilizes a user-friendly database exploring data selection, box-and-whisker plot, and correlation analysis. It also guides students on how to make a poster of their data and conclusions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2427/?v=1

  12. BETTSI - Basic Evolutionary Tree-Thinking Skills Instrument

    08 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristin Jenkins1, Louise Mead2, David Baum, Kristy L Daniel3, Carrie Jo Bucklin, Austin Leone, J. Phil Gibson4, Erin Naegle5

    1. BioQUEST 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Texas State University 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Columbia College, Sonora CA

    A short, multiple choice diagnostic designed to provide instructors with a quick check on students’ understanding of and ability to read and interpret phylogenies.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2106/?v=1

  13. Hemoglobin bioinformatics

    07 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This is an introduction to bioinformatics using hemoglobin as an example. The worksheets introduce students to resources to explore the DNA, RNA and polypeptide linear structure with a brief...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2416/?v=1

  14. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural History

    06 Jun 2021 | 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 provided a way of knowing and understanding the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2150/?v=2

  15. Sequence Similarity: Introducing Biological Databases to Community College Biology Students

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

    By Jennifer Katcher

    This laboratory module, published on CourseSource, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2407/?v=1

  16. Making Predictions with Linear Models: A Murder Mystery Case Study

    31 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Miranda Chen Musgrove

    University of Colorado, Boulder

    This Swirl lesson will introduce two main concepts to students: 1) the idea of uncertainty around linear slopes versus individual values and 2) predicting values using linear models.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2396/?v=1

  17. Introductory Video and worksheets on Module 1 and 2 on "Sequence Similarity: An inquiry based and under the hood..."

    31 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alice Tarun

    St. Lawrence University

    The video walks the students to complete Module 1 and 2 on Sequence Similarly and Alignment adapted from Tapprich (2019) and Hudson Alpha that teaches these modules within the context of the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2394/?v=1

  18. Understanding Action Potential and Frequency Coding using Scientist Spotlight and Data Nuggets

    28 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Pratima Jindal1, Sheela Vemu1

    Waubonsee Community College

    The main crux of this activity is to integrate three existing frameworks including ideas of the Scientist Spotlight Initiative, build and solidify the quantitative reasoning skills in our students...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2392/?v=1

  19. Macromolecular math

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

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This worksheet was developed for use in an introductory biology course to review the chemical bonds and structure of biological macromolecules. A nutritional label is provided to illustrate that we...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2384/?v=1

  20. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    20 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=1