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  1. Optimal Foraging in Swirl

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

    By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1213/?v=1

  2. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data using Serenity

    13 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1350/?v=1

  3. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Georgia State University Perimeter College

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1349/?v=1

  4. Targeting Infected Cells for Immune Defense

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T cells to destroy itself.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1339/?v=1

  5. The p53 Gene and Cancer

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1338/?v=1

  6. Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1337/?v=1

  7. Sex Verification Testing of Athletes

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This interactive module explores the biology of sex determination and development in humans, set against the backdrop of the different sex testing policies implemented throughout sports history.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1336/?v=1

  8. The Biology of Skin Color

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This film explores the hypothesis that different tones of skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1335/?v=1

  9. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Abstract for poster on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1326/?v=1

  10. Does Organelle Shape Matter? Exploring Cell Shape through the Allen Cell Explorer and High-content Microscopy Datasets

    12 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carlos Christopher Goller1, Kaitlyn Casimo

    North Carolina State University

    The morphology and localization of structures inside the cell are often assumed to fit the ideal images found in biology textbooks. This interrupted case study using high-throughput microscopy data...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/798/?v=1

  11. Passion-Driven Statistics

    03 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Dierker

    Wesleyan University

    E-book in .pdf format and customizable .iba format

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1257/?v=1

  12. Frayer model growth mindset

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1272/?v=1

  13. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology - Intro Environmental Science

    01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan Kelly

    Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

    In this module, students practice interpreting the relationship between variables before exploring changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1266/?v=1

  14. Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data" module

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This module is a modification of the Beckstead et al. module in TIEE Volume 7. It includes a meta-cognition based model and self reflection, no statistics, and is organized to be done in 1-2...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1164/?v=1

  15. Modification of "The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology" module by Linton et al.

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

    By Kaitlin Stack Whitney

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    This is a modification of the Linton et al. module in TIEE Volume 13. Students use data from digitized museum records of butterfly specimens in a modification with no homework (lab/workshop format)...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1163/?v=1

  16. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1150/?v=2

  17. Population Demography in Swirl

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

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1214/?v=1

  18. 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/publications/1202/?v=1

  19. 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/publications/1169/?v=1

  20. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

    26 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College and QUBES

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1150/?v=1