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  1. Scientist Spotlights: Integrating Themes of Diversity and Inclusion with Course Content

    04 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Dax Ovid1, Kimberly Tanner1, Jeff Schinske2

    1. San Francisco State University 2. Foothill College

    The Scientist Spotlights Initiative empowers middle/high school, college, and university science educators to implement inclusive curricula that help ALL students see themselves in science.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1971/?v=1

  2. Flying With Swallows – a Model for Undergraduate Research-Based Learning

    03 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Joanna Werner-Fraczek

    Moreno Valley College

    Moreno Valley College, a two-year community college in Southern California, experiences an annual migration of cliff swallows. The presence of these birds inspired the development of the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1970/?v=1

  3. Ethics in Synthetic Biology

    30 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    This collection of four activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1396/?v=2

  4. Atlas of Black Scholarship for Inclusive and Racially Diverse STEM Curricula – Volume I

    30 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Aparna Anandkumar1, Ariel Moline2, Pascale S. Guiton2

    1. Castro Valley High School & California State University East Bay 2. California State University East Bay

    The contributions of Black scientists to the advancement of STEM are poorly represented in course materials. Here, we provide an Atlas of Black Scholarship to help Life Sciences and Chemistry...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2022/?v=1

  5. Implementing a Math Prerequisite - Does it help or hurt?

    29 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stacey Kiser1, Christine Andrews2, Matthew Fisher3, Shannon Seidel4, Molloy Wilson2, Natalie Wright5

    1. Lane Community College, BioQUEST 2. Lane Community College 3. Oregon Coast Community College 4. Pacific Lutheran University 5. Kenyon College

    Poster on the effect of math prerequisite courses on student success in introductory biology. Presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2001/?v=1

  6. Failing (in order) to succeed: Exploring how students cope with science failures in research-based courses

    28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Auchincloss Corwin

    University of Colorado Boulder

    Slides and related materials from the presentation given by Dr. Lisa Corwin as a part of the 2020 BIOME Institute.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2015/?v=1

  7. Digital Laboratory Framework via Canvas for LIFE courses at Colorado State University

    28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Dewey1, Craig Marshall2, Kim Hoke2, Meena Balgopal2

    1. Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org) 2. Colorado State University

    The Life Lab Revisions team has piloted a Canvas-based approach to building scientific competencies in labs.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2014/?v=1

  8. The ADW: a database of animal natural history that supports complex, authentic student inquiry.

    28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Dewey

    Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org)

    Poster on the Animal Diversity Web and Quaardvark presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2005/?v=1

  9. Anti-bias Education Puppet Plays

    28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Julia Robinson

    Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University

    Nature provides science content for teacher preparation certification programs and the backdrop for puppet plays used as a springboard for teaching the NAEYC's four goals of Anti-bias...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2009/?v=1

  10. Engaging students in data exploration using digital biodiversity databases: BLUE Data Network

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    Slides for BLUE presentation at 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2010/?v=1

  11. Integrating digitized biodiversity data exploration into the undergraduate biology curriculum

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Lisa White3, Anna Monfils1

    1. Central Michigan University 2. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 3. UC Museum of Paleontology

    Poster on the Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE) project presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2003/?v=1

  12. CyVerse: Scalable Image Informatics

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tyson Lee Swetnam1, Edwin Skidmore2, Tony Edgin2, Ramona Walls2, Eric Lyons2, Nirav Merchant2

    1. University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, CyVerse 2. University of Arizona

    Poster on cyberinfrastructure for the machine learning ere presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2006/?v=1

  13. Cell Collective: Learning biology with modeling and simulations

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ehren Whigham1, Tomas Helikar1

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    Cell Collective is an online, research-grade modeling platform adapted to engage students in creating and simulating dynamic models of biological processes.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1986/?v=1

  14. Welcome to the BIOME Institute

    26 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristin Jenkins

    BioQUEST

    Slides for the BIOME Welcome on July 27, 2020

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2004/?v=1

  15. Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules: Glossary of terms

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meg Laakso1, Carina Howell2, Cathy Silver Key3, Leocadia Paliulis4, Maria S Santisteban5, Chiyedza Small6, Joyce Stamm7, Elena Gracheva8

    1. Eastern University 2. Lock Haven University 3. North Carolina Central University 4. Bucknell University 5. UNC at Pembroke 6. Medgar Evers College CUNY 7. University of Evansville 8. Washington University in St. Louis

    This glossary defines the key terms that are used in the Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1995/?v=1

  16. Encouraging student collaboration and networking and improving student access to undergraduate research opportunities.

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

    By Gary Laverty1, Metehan Cebeci1, Jessica Rainey1, R Rodney Cooper1

    University of Delaware

    We describe, as a case study, work done by two undergraduate students on a specific enzyme in the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1968/?v=1

  17. Exploring multiple approaches to engage underrepresented students in research with natural history collections.

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, David Blackburn4

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    The iDigBio team has leveraged natural history collections in a 3-pronged approach designed to engage undergraduates from underrepresented groups in collections-based research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1972/?v=1

  18. Genome Solver: Building faculty skills in bioinformatics

    23 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Vinayak Mathur1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinodh Ganesan3, Hita Gupta4, Mariana Kazarian5, Anne Rosenwald6

    1. Cabrini University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Temple University 4. Conestoga High School 5. Horace Mann School 6. Georgetown University

    Genome Solver (GS) began in 2011 as an NSF-funded project for faculty training in basic web-based bioinformatics skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1974/?v=1

  19. Genomics Education Alliance: A Collection of Posters for the 2020 BIOME Institute.

    23 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Vince Buonaccorsi1, Marcella Denise Cervantes2, Douglas L Chalker3, Anne Rosenwald4, Emily Wiley5, Jason Williams

    1. Juniata College 2. Albion College 3. Washington University in St. Louis 4. Georgetown University 5. Claremont McKenna College

    This is a collection of posters from members of the Genomics Education Alliance (GEA) that will be presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1973/?v=1

  20. Integration of Bioinformatics into Life Science Curricula: Community Development, Dissemination, and Assessment of a NIBLSE Learning Resource

    23 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Kleinschmit1, Rachel Cook2, Barbara Murdoch3, Elizabeth F Ryder4, William Tapprich5

    1. University of Dubuque 2. Fairmont State University 3. Eastern Connecticut State University 4. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 5. University of Nebraska-Omaha

    Big data and computational tools have transformed the way we address biological questions. To prepare undergraduates for tomorrow’s challenges, life science curricula should integrate the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1975/?v=1