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  1. Cell Cycle and Mitosis

    18 Jul 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ellena McCarthy1, Lakshmi Rajkumar2, Victor Madike2, Sean Cooney3, Mark Farinha4, Lisa Feinman2, Jennifer Laing2, Vedham Karpakakunjaram3, K. Rebecca Thomas3

    1. Howard Community College 2. Community College of Baltimore County 3. Montgomery College 4. Anne Arundel Community College

    This module introduces activities that allow students to walk through the cell cycle and mitotic cell division processes. As part of the activities, students learn about and apply knowledge of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4843/?v=1

  2. Colorful wings send messages: Why are butterfly wings colorful?

    15 Apr 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Kjelvik1, Adriana D. Briscoe2

    1. Michigan State University 2. University of California, Irvine

    Red postman butterflies live in tropical rainforests and have a mix of red, yellow, and black on their wings. These bright colors may warn predators or attract mates. Explore whether color alone or...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4713/?v=1

  3. A Customizable Inquiry-Based Statistics Teaching Application for Introductory Biology Students

    05 Apr 2024 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mikus Abolins-Abols*1, Natalie Christian1, Jeffery A. Masters1, Rachel M. Pigg1

    University of Louisville

    Building strong quantitative skills prepares undergraduate biology students for successful careers in science and medicine. While math and statistics anxiety can negatively impact student learning...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4651/?v=1

  4. The Stomata Lab. What the past can tell us about our future - using fossil and modern plants to model atmospheric carbon dioxide

    02 Nov 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gina Wesley1, Kelly Livernoche1, Sean McNamara2, William Gretes3, Allison Bell, Kiersten Newtoff1, Jeff Leips4, Richard Barclay5, Heather Killen5

    1. Montgomery College 2. Community College of Baltimore County 3. Howard Community College 4. University of Maryland Baltimore County 5. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Students will develop a mathematical model of the relationship between atmospheric CO2 and the number of stomata on a leaf (Stomata Index). They will evaluate the model graphically, statistically,...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4541/?v=1

  5. Dave Kung

    Mathematician with a penchant for stirring up good trouble – especially when it comes to making sure all students have access to high quality math experiences aligned with their aspirations.

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  6. Cellular Respiration and pH: blocking the electron transport chain and its effects on the proton gradient, pH, and ATP production

    06 Oct 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Evdokia Kastanos1, Julie Takacs2, Shannon Dahl3, Padmavathi Tangirala4, Ben Nicholson1, Susan Warner5

    1. Montgomery College/Rockville 2. Anne Arundel Community College 3. Howard Community College 4. Montgomery College/Germantown 5. Community College of Baltimore County

    This module contains exercises designed to help students describe the stages of cellular respiration and quantify the energy molecules produced. Students will predict the region of higher proton...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4395/?v=1

  7. CYTOSKELETON - Microtubule Dynamics in the Cell Cycle

    06 Oct 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hannah Pie1, Kathleen Hoffman2

    1. Howard Community College 2. University of Maryland, Baltimore County

    This module contains exercises designed to help upper-level cell biology students understand the dynamics of microtubule polymerization and depolymerization within the cell cycle and how cancer...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4537/?v=1

  8. Osmosis: Determination of the rate of osmosis and the isotonic concentration

    06 Oct 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Julie Takacs1, Evdokia Kastanos2, Vedham Karpakakunjaram3, Robin Minor4

    1. Anne Arundel Community College 2. Montgomery College/Rockville 3. Biology Department, Montgomery College 4. Community College of Baltimore County

    This module contains exercises designed to help students understand how solute concentrations affect the direction and rate of osmosis. Students are given different scenarios to predict the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4401/?v=1

  9. Enzyme Kinetics: How Quickly Can Acetylcholinesterase Break Up Your Thoughts?

    23 Aug 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hannah Pie1, Michelle Starz-Gaiano2

    1. Howard County Community College 2. University of Maryland Baltimore County

    This module contains exercises designed to help upper-level cell biology students understand the common graphical methods used to evaluate enzyme activity and to see the impact of inhibitors on...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4517/?v=1

  10. Using the Hardy-Weinberg Equations: Quantifying Natural Selection and Allele Frequencies

    11 May 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gina Wesley1, Sean McNamara2, Kelly Livernoche1, Kiersten Newtoff1, William Gretes3, Allison Bell, Jeff Leips4

    1. Montgomery College 2. Community College of Baltimore County 3. Howard Community College 4. University of Maryland Baltimore County

    This module contains exercises designed to walk students through a real-world example of the coevolution of fruit color and primate frugivore color vision. Students will apply the Hardy-Weinberg...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4324/?v=1

  11. The Edge Effect

    03 May 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sean McNamara1, Kiersten Newtoff2, Kelly Livernoche2, Allison Bell, Jeff Leips3, Gina Wesley2, William Gretes4

    1. Community College of Baltimore County 2. Montgomery College 3. University of Maryland Baltimore County 4. Howard Community College

    This module has students venturing outdoors to take a 50m transect and collect abundance data on plants utilizing quadrats in both edge and interior environment. Mathematically the goals of this...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4292/?v=1

  12. RAT ATTACK! Population growth

    07 Apr 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kiersten Newtoff1, Gina Wesley1, Will Gretes2, Allison Bell2, Kelly Livernoche1, Sean McNamara3, Jeff Leips4

    1. Montgomery College 2. Howard Community College 3. Community College of Baltimore County 4. University of Maryland Baltimore County

    This module contains exercises focused on the use and interpretation of density independent and density dependent population growth models. Students build logistic and exponential growth models in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/4005/?v=1

  13. Teaching biostatistics using the Rule of Four

    19 Mar 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Hartnett1, Qingxia Li2, Stacey Kiser3, Anton E Weisstein4

    1. Mount St. Mary's University 2. Fisk University 3. Lane Community College, BioQUEST 4. Truman State University

    A guide to helping intro bio students develop a deeper understanding of key statistical concepts by translating among numeric, graphical, verbal, and symbolic representations.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3762/?v=1

  14. Quantitative Reasoning Heatmap Assessment - Google Docs

    31 Jan 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jen Eklund1, Irene Shaver2, Kim Harrington

    1. Institute for Systems Biology 2. Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges

    This tool for formative assessment provides a mostly anonymous way for students to consider their confidence with a variety of skills related to quantitative reasoning in biology. The product of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3631/?v=1

  15. Integrating Community Ecology Into the Study of Parasites: Exploring the Effect of Host Behavior on Parasite Transmission Rates

    07 Aug 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Will H. Ryan1, Christine M. Sestero*2

    1. University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Montevallo 2. University of Montevallo

    Organismal life cycles are often presented as a set of facts to memorize in undergraduate biology courses. This approach is cognitively demanding for students and fails to convey how central life...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3423/?v=1

  16. Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

    03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3

    1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College

    Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2811/?v=1

  17. Adrienne E Williams

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  18. Data, Distributions, and Hypotheses: Exploring Diversity and Disturbance in the Tallgrass Prairie

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

    By Aakanksha Angra †1, Harmony J. Dalgleish ††2, Sally M. Chambers ††3, Diana Pita †4, Nancy C. Emery* †5

    1. Georgia State University 2. College of William & Mary 3. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 4. Purdue University 5. University of Colorado Boulder

    Proper hypothesis generation, data handling, graphing, and communication are essential skills that undergraduate majors in biology are expected to master. However, students rarely get hands-on...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2672/?v=1

  19. 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

  20. Emmanuel des-Bordes

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