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  1. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Conservation

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

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is based on deep understanding of systems from observations made over hundreds to thousands of years. This resource connects TEK to modern conservation...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1939/?v=1

  2. Redlining and Climate Change

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

    By Mary Heskel

    Macalester College

    Redlining was a racist, legal practice and its impacts are measurable in terms of environmental variables in US cities today. This resource examines redlining, urban environments, and climate change.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1938/?v=1

  3. (Online) Figure of the Week: Skills for Interpreting Comparative Genomics Figures

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

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing in a weekly online Q&A forum.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1937/?v=1

  4. Design of gRNA Target and Donor

    16 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Lorenz

    This adaptation is for an upper level molecular biology laboratory course. In this adaptation, students learn the content required to design a gRNA target sequence and single-strand donor template...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1935/?v=1

  5. Drugging SARS-CoV-2

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mallory Bliss1, Alexzandria Khan1, Nandni Verma1, Kasandra Jean-Louise Riley1

    Rollins College

    This case study leads students through the process of proposing a drug for a novel protein. The Mpro protease of SARS-CoV-2 is explored in detail within the PDB. Aligns with first semester...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1928/?v=1

  6. An introduction to population matrix models: a swirl lesson

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students will learn how to set up a population matrix model in R and use it for demographic analysis of a population, including projecting population growth, determining lambda and the stable age...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1926/?v=1

  7. Molecular Basis of Sickle Cell Disease

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu

    This multi part case on hemoglobin structure as it relates to oxygen binding and sickle cell disease focuses on utilizing bioinformatics and molecular visualization tools to learn about the sickle...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1925/?v=1

  8. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium: a swirl resource

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Abigail E. Cahill

    Albion College

    Students will use swirl to understand Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. The lesson starts with observed numbers of individuals for each genotype, and students will work through a number of steps to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1920/?v=1

  9. Materials for Teaching the SIR Epidemic Model

    14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Glenn Ledder1, Michelle Homp1

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    This web page contains materials created by faculty of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Mathematics to teach basic fundamentals of mathematical epidemiology.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1921/?v=1

  10. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    14 Jun 2020 | 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=2

  11. COVID-19: On the way to a vaccine

    13 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nik Tsotakos

    Penn State Harrisburg

    This multi-part case study introduces the reader to the SARS-CoV-2 virus origins, the molecular basis of the infection, the development and severity of symptoms, and treatment.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1918/?v=1

  12. Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine

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

    By Keith Johnson1, Didem Vardar-Ulu2, Shuchismita Dutta3

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. Boston University 3. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This multi-part case study introduces the reader to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, replication, and treatment. Additional worksheets introduce students to bioinformatics tools of 3-D protein visualization...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1904/?v=1

  13. Vertebrate Clade Race

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1906/?v=1

  14. Analyzing Nutrient Simulation Experiments with a one-way ANOVA

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebecca North

    We discuss what tests are appropriate to analyze the data from nutrient simulation experiments. They will conduct one-way ANOVAs and a post hoc test using a dummy dataset and interpret the results.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1900/?v=1

  15. Cleaning Data with R and the Tidyverse in Swirl

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    The overall goal is to help students learn common data cleaning procedures on a dataset once they’ve collected measurements and before they are able to start their analysis. This swirl lesson is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1891/?v=1

  16. Genome Sequence Data in R using Biostrings (Swirl Lesson)

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    By the end of this lesson, students should be able to load FASTA files into R as DNAStringSets and use width() and alphabetFrequency(), combined with other functions like sum() and mean(), to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1898/?v=1

  17. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1899/?v=1

  18. Digital Atlas of Ancient Life | Exploring the Diversity and History of Fossil Life

    08 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Hendricks

    Paleontological Research Institution

    The Digital Atlas project include field guides to fossils (including a mobile app), an online paleontology textbook, and a collection of over 500 virtual 3D models of fossil specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1893/?v=1

  19. Too much of a good thing? Exploring nutrient pollution in streams using bioindicators

    02 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Stephen Gosnell

    Baruch College, City University of New York and PhD Program in Biology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

    Students use data on nitrogen and phosphorus levels in streams and macrobenthic insect biodiversity to consider issues of nutrient pollution and stream health while learning to filter, summarize,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1883/?v=1

  20. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast

    31 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?" specifically to include information on the SE (particularly Atlanta, GA).

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1878/?v=1