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  1. Working with Datasets in R swirl

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

    By Caitlin Hicks Pries

    Dartmouth College

    The goal of this lesson is to learn how to import datasets into R, understand variable types, make adjustments to variables, perform basic calculations, and begin data visualization. The exercise...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1202/?v=1

  2. Ancient Insects

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

    By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1

    1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder

    Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1169/?v=1

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Kathryn Green2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. North Carolina Sate University

    5E lesson plan for middle/high school aligned to NGSS standards.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1109/?v=1

  8. Exploring Data with BISON

    14 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erica Krimmel

    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    A module to explore aggregated observation and collection information, through BISON, or Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (https://bison.usgs.gov), a tool for visualizing GBIF data.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1102/?v=1

  9. Investigating Determinants of Richness in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands Using Linear Models in Shiny

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

    By Kristofor Voss

    Regis University

    This resource seeks to provide a quantitative platform by which students can be taught about interactive effects using the TIEE module created by Little (2018). Key to the adaptation is the use of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1018/?v=1

  10. Modeling Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

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

    By Fernando Nieto1, Kiersten Nicole Newtoff2, Kristine Grayson3, Emily Nodine4, Brian Robert Shmaefsky5

    1. SUNY Old Westbury 2. Montgomery College 3. University of Richmond 4. Rollins College 5. Lone Star College - Kingwood

    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues using Lotka and Volterra...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1017/?v=1

  11. Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ

    07 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gary Laverty1, Thomas John Peters2, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo3, Denise Levin Signorelli4, Saumya Ramanathan

    1. University of Delaware 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras 4. College of Southern Nevada

    Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1010/?v=1

  12. Plasmodium Problem Space

    07 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This problem space brings together diverse resources with the goal of helping biology teachers and learners engage in research investigations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1009/?v=1

  13. Understanding Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

    05 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Fernando Nieto2, Emily Nodine3, Brian Robert Shmaefsky4, Kristine Grayson5

    1. Montgomery College 2. SUNY Old Westbury 3. Rollins College 4. Lone Star College - Kingwood 5. University of Richmond

    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1008/?v=1

  14. Teaching RNAseq at Undergraduate Institutions: A tutorial and R package from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

    04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mark Phillip Peterson1, Jacob T Malloy2, Vincent P Buonaccorsi2, James H Marden3

    1. Viterbo University 2. Juniata College 3. Pennsylvania State University

    This lesson plan was created to teach RNAseq analysis as a part of GCAT-SEEK network. It is provided here, both in finished form and with the modifiable source code, to allow flexible adaptation to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1005/?v=1

  15. An Introduction to the R Programming Environment

    04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By K. A. Garrett1, P. D. Esker1, A. H. Sparks1

    Kansas State University

    An online module introducing students and biologists to R, published in American Phytopathological Society

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1002/?v=1

  16. Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches

    04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelsey Metzger

    University of Minnesota, Rochester

    In this four- part guided activity, students will learn about the structure and function of human autosomal and sex chromosomes, view and interpret gene maps, and gain familiarity with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1000/?v=1

  17. MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota

    21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebekah Chapman

    Georgia State University

    The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/977/?v=1

  18. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. An introduction to statistical analysis in animal behavior research

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Julia Burrows

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior through two different quantitative activities where they generate hypotheses, create figures, conduct data...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/973/?v=1

  19. MathBench Population Dynamics Module Activity

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat

    University of the Fraser Valley

    The resource accompanies the Mystery of the Missing Housefly Population Dynamics MathBench module which explores exponential and logistic growth models. Students explore the assumptions of the...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/966/?v=1

  20. Introduction to Python for Data Science Course

    05 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials

    Free Introduction to Python for Data Science Course at DataCamp

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/915/?v=1