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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

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

    By Jennifer Wade1, Hyeyoun Chang2

    1. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2. Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Students use published scientific data to determine which types of nanoparticles would be best to use to deliver cytotoxic drugs directly to cancer cells. Then they learn about the scientist who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2490/?v=1

  6. Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

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

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    Aquinas College

    This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2482/?v=1

  7. 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

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

    08 Jul 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

  9. 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

  10. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE)

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

    By Beatriz Villar

    Northampton CC

    This activity explores the question: which species will be most affected by temperature changes, and how will changes in the phenology of one species affect its interaction with others as the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2447/?v=1

  11. Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats

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

    By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2

    1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University

    This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2461/?v=1

  12. 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

  13. Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell

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

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2455/?v=1

  14. Wind and Ocean Ecosystems (Project EDDIE)- adapted to provide greater autonomy for students in an upper level class

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

    By Laura Reynolds

    Worcester State University

    This module adaption focuses on the interplay between winds, ocean upwelling, and marine productivity. Students are able to select and download their own data and compare results among different...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2454/?v=1

  15. Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns

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

    By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid

    Bridgewater State University

    How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2453/?v=1

  16. 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

  17. Happy Blue Baby

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

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu

    Boston University, Chemistry Department

    This case, about a specific mutant of hemoglobin, focuses on visualizing and understanding the molecular basis of why an infant turned blue soon after birth and how the cyanosis resolved on its own...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2419/?v=1

  18. The Perfect Brew: An Activity Demonstrating Cell Counting and Hemocytometer Use

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

    By Bridgette Kirkpatrick

    In this activity, students will explore the use of a hemocytometer for counting cells, demonstrate the relationship between the grid seen in the microscope with volume of liquid in suspension and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2422/?v=1

  19. 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

  20. 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