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  1. Following the Data

    02 Apr 2020 | 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

  2. Searching for disability as biodiversity in digitized natural history collections

    27 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This module uses digitized natural history and biodiversity collections to explore if, how, and whether disability can be studied in nonhumans as a form of biodiversity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1793/?v=1

  3. Movement: Nature's Flying Machines (Online)

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

    By Debra Linton

    Central Michigan University

    Adapted for online learning: In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1788/?v=1

  4. Data Visualization

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

    By Anna Monfils

    Central Michigan University

    This is an introduction to the idea of data visualization and the importance of presenting data for understanding.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1776/?v=1

  5. 21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

    22 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    This activity includes a leadership assessment and associated exercise to encourage the development of 21st Century STEM Skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1777/?v=1

  6. COVID-19 Simulator (ISEE) Module

    20 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Hews

    Amherst College

    This accessible module guides students through exploring the COVID-19 Simulator developed by ISEE. Students dig into the four scenarios provided (including the parameters and the graphs), construct...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1775/?v=1

  7. GBIF Tutorial - BLUE Resource

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

    By Libby Ellwood

    iDigBio

    A user guide and video instructions for GBIF

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1770/?v=1

  8. iDigBio Tutorial - BLUE Resource

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

    By Molly Phillips

    iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    A user guide and video instructions for iDigBio

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1771/?v=1

  9. Arctos Tutorial - BLUE Resource

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

    By Erica Krimmel

    A user guide and video instructions for Arctos

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1768/?v=1

  10. Data Ethics

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

    By Rebecca Renirie

    Central Michigan University

    Data ethics and the use of digital data

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1765/?v=1

  11. SEIR simulation activity for flattening the curve

    12 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    This is a short exploration activity to introduce SIR and SEIR models without explicitly introducing differential equations. It utilizes the R package EpiDynamics and students can run the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1763/?v=1

  12. Investigating Evidence for Climate Change (Project EDDIE)

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

    By Melissa Hage

    Oxford College of Emory University

    This multi-part activity allows students to discover the relationships between CO2 and temperature and how these variables have changed over time using real-world data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1756/?v=1

  13. Water Quality Investigation (Project EDDIE)

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

    By Melissa Hage

    Oxford College of Emory University

    This multi-part module aims to help you learn about water quality implications by understanding the variability of concentrations of nitrate in stream water through the evaluation of real-time data...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1753/?v=1

  14. Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

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

    By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3

    1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley

    A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1752/?v=1

  15. Exploring the evolution of caffeine biosynthesis enzymes

    22 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shuchismita Dutta

    RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    Caffeine is a very common stimulant consume worldwide as tea, coffee, mate, cocoa, and chocolate. Ever wondered why plants make caffeine? Do all caffeine producing plants have the same enzymes for...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1723/?v=1

  16. Following the Data - PowerPoint Addition to Module

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

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    This PowerPoint presentation guides instructors and students through the key background information for the module.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1736/?v=1

  17. Data is the New Science - Modified and combined with Following the Data Module

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

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    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/1735/?v=1

  18. Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification (Project EDDIE)

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Beck

    Hamilton College

    In this module, students use data from the United States Geologic Survey to assess changes in stream discharge with time, calculate flood frequency, and see the effects of urbanization and flood...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1564/?v=1

  19. Climate Change Module- Beck Modifications (Project EDDIE)

    01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Beck

    Hamilton College

    Students explore how climate is changing from the recent record

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1563/?v=1

  20. Analyzing current and past climate data (Project EDDIE)

    18 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Beth Cadieux

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue

    Students analyze current and past temperature and CO2 data to relate current climate change to climate of the past 450,000 years.Objectives: Are global temperatures and CO2 levels rising? How are...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1558/?v=1