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  1. Ecological Forecasting Repository of Online Educational Resources

    18 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alyssa Willson, Jody Peters1

    University of Notre Dame

    This pdf provides a list of over 100 educational resources related to tools and skills related to ecological forecasting.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2827/?v=1

  2. Fitting Exponential and Logistic Growth Models to Bacterial Cell Count Data

    17 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Rumpf

    Florida Polytechnic University

    In this activity, students will model a noisy set of bacterial cell count data using both exponential and logistic growth models. For each model the students will plot the data (or a linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2831/?v=1

  3. Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints

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

    By Tonya Bates1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Lynda Gonzales3, Jennifer Kovacs4, Anne C. Rea5, Crystal Schalmo6, Alice Tarun7

    1. UNC Charlotte 2. North Carolina State University 3. University of Texas at Austin 4. Spelman College 5. Maryville College 6. Green Dragon Conservation Education LLC 7. Alfred State College

    Our BIOME Fall Working Group, Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints, explains the process of putting together a Science sprint in your community. A science sprint is a one-day event in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2796/?v=1

  4. Ecology/Environmental Biology Molecular Case Studies for Molecular CaseNet - YouTube

    06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Heather Simpson2, Jennifer Glee Buntz2, Sheela Vemu3, Shuchismita Dutta4

    1. Central Michigan University 2. Central New Mexico Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track and Northern Illinois University 4. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    Biome Institute 2021, Fall Working Group Summary Video

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2816/?v=1

  5. BIOME 2021 Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget Working Group Video Recap

    06 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Karen Klyczek1, Laurel Lorenz2, Pat Marsteller3, Laura Elizabeth Ong4, Elizabeth Pollock5, Amber Qureshi6, Katie Weglarz7, Suann Yang8

    1. University of Wisconsin-River Falls 2. Princeton 3. Emory University 4. King University 5. Stockton University 6. Unversity of Wisconsin Madison- Wisconsin Institute of Discovery 7. Westfield State University 8. Presbyterian College

    This two-minute overview video describes the work of the 2021 fall working group for Scientist Spotlight/Data Nugget course resources. Group members began developing new projects for a variety of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2815/?v=1

  6. Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3

    1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College

    Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2811/?v=1

  7. Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6

    1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte

    Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2797/?v=1

  8. SKILLS DEVELOPMENT - Toxicology MSDT

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

    By Pia van Benthem

    University of California Davis

    On this website you can find 6 learning modules on various topics in toxicology. These are self-paced student-centered online learning modules. You will receive a certificate of completion at the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2800/?v=1

  9. What’s the DEAL – The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps

    10 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Hendricks1, Bruce Lieberman2

    1. Paleontological Research Institution 2. The University of Kansas

    The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps -- identify fossils and explore diversity and history of life on earth.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2787/?v=1

  10. A Curious Display

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

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms provided in English and American Sign Language.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1452/?v=2

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

    01 Nov 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=2

  12. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    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/publications/2755/?v=1

  13. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    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/publications/2754/?v=1

  14. Reading and Discussing Popular Media to Increase SEA-PHAGES Student Engagement

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

    By Allison A Johnson, Daniel Eric Westholm, Nathan s Reyna1

    Ouachita Baptist Univeristy

    This module introduces ways for students to connect their SEA-PHAGES work and real life medical trials with events presented in Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis’s 1925 Pulitzer prize winning novel on...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2751/?v=1

  15. Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual

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

    By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2

    1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles

    A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2745/?v=1

  16. Laboratory Math

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

    By Andrea R. Beyer1, Pamela Lucas Connerly2, Christy Fillman3, Nick T. Peters4

    1. Virginia State University 2. Indiana University Southeast 3. University of Colorado, Boulder 4. Iowa State University

    Explanations and demonstrations on how to use mathematical equations for various laboratory purposes, including those specific to SEA-PHAGES (such as phage titer calculations) and those that are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2505/?v=1

  17. Using Linear Regression Adaptation: Exploring Vector-borne diseases in an online classroom

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

    By Darcy Ernst

    In this adaptation students in online classrooms will use linear regression at home and in synchronous online time to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2504/?v=1

  18. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    03 Aug 2021 | 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=4

  19. 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

  20. 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