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  1. Sep 10 2021

    FMN: QB@CC: Breathing Life (Science) into Your Math Courses

    “When am I ever going to use this?!” Math educators hear this question time and time again. Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges (QB@CC), a 5-year NSF RCN-UBE funded project, is...

    https://qubeshub.org/news/events/details/2091

  2. Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel

    02 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Marina McLeod1, Jennifer Olson1, Wendy Houston1

    Everett Community College

    In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2747/?v=1

  3. Aug 22 2021

    QB@CC Incubator: Developing Interdisciplinary Resources for Math and Biology

    Are you interested in developing open education resources to introduce quantitative skills in a life sciences classroom AND provide life science context and data in a mathematics classroom? Apply...

    https://qubeshub.org/news/events/details/2093

  4. Using Linear Regression Adaptation: Exploring Vector-borne diseases in an online classroom

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

    By Darcy Ernst

    In this adaptation students in online classrooms will use linear regression at home and in synchronous online time to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2504/?v=1

  5. 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

  6. Analysis of QB@CC FMN in the implementation of OER Modules

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

    By John Howard Starnes1, Sondra Marie LoRe2, Vedham Karpakakunjaram3, Joseph Esquibel4, Deborah Rook5, Kristin Jenkins6

    1. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 2. National Institute of STEM Evaluation and Research (NISER) 3. Montgomery College 4. Lansing Community College 5. BioQUEST 6. University of Texas, Austin

    Poster about the use of QB@CC modules in a faculty mentoring network. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2480/?v=1

  7. QB@CC Community Standards for Events

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

    By Vedham Karpakakunjaram

    Montgomery College

    Community standards and expectations for in-person and online events hosted by QB@CC

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2484/?v=1

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Adapted to add scientific notation review

    16 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrea Huntoon

    Fox Valley Technical College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation. The adaptation has added...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2376/?v=1

  11. Students examine the diversity of human cell sizes and number using scientific notation

    14 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kimberly McClure

    Lake Washington Institute of Technology

    In this powerpoint, several of the resources from the published module 'Sizes, Scales and Specialization' are used to create a mini-module that has students examine the size and abundance of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2370/?v=1

  12. Sizes, Scales and Specialization: Using Relative Proportions and Scientific Notation to Highlight the Diversity of Cell Types

    15 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=2

  13. Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs

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

    By Adam Marschall Jaros1, Adronisha Frazier2, Beth Alford2, Brandy Williams2

    1. Lansing Community College 2. Northshore Technical Community College

    In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2252/?v=1

  14. Big Data, Graphs, and Prediction

    17 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Lyon Adler1, David Simon2, Emmanuel des-Bordes3, Joseph Esquibel4, mary miller2, Pradip Raj Aryal5, Vickie Flanders2

    1. Maysville Community and Technical College 2. Baton Rouge Community College 3. Blue Ridge Community College 4. University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison College 5. NMSU Carlsbad

    In this activity, students are introduced to graphing and modeling data in a step-wise fashion. Real data of covid-19 deaths over time are used to incrementally ask students to fit the data to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2261/?v=1

  15. Sizes, Scales, and Specialization: An activity highlighting the diversity in cell types

    15 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Seitz1, Jillian Marie Miller2, Joseph Esquibel3

    1. Johnson County Community College 2. Roane State Community College 3. Lansing Community College

    This module explores how cell size and shape varies across cell types in the human body by having students calculate relative proportions of numbers in scientific notation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1952/?v=1

  16. Why Cells Change Weight: Demonstrating Linear Regression Through an Osmosis Experiment

    10 Feb 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley Lamb Galloway1, Stefanie L Holmes1, Ashley Morgan2, Mary Ann Sexton1

    1. Roane State Community College 2. Roane State

    In this activity, students will perform an experiment utilizing dialysis tubing to create cellular models to demonstrate the linear relationship between cell weight and time in varying tonicities....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2247/?v=1

  17. QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Glee Buntz1, Joseph Esquibel2, Kristin Jenkins3, Vedham Karpakakunjaram4, Jillian Marie Miller5, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma6, Heather Seitz7, John Howard Starnes8

    1. Central New Mexico Community College 2. University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison College 3. BioQUEST 4. Montgomery College 5. Roane State Community College 6. South Mountain Community College 7. Johnson County Community College 8. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

    This is a poster presentation at the 2020 NABT Annual PD Conference. This poster describes the goals of QB@CC project, progress in the first year and an update on the upcoming events.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2140/?v=1

  18. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2

    1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2145/?v=1

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

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

    By Angela Consani1, Duane Doyle2, David L Jones1, Bara Sarraj3, Heather Seitz4

    1. Kansas City Kansas Community College 2. Arkansas State University - Newport 3. Harold Washington College 4. Johnson County Community College

    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/2101/?v=1

  20. Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases

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

    By Andy Adams1, Jessica A Adams1, John J. Bray1, Tami Imbierowicz1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Breonna Martin1

    1. Harford Community College 2. University of Tennessee

    In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2097/?v=1