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  1. The nose knows: How tri-trophic interactions and natural history shape bird foraging behavior. Introduction to data visualization.

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

    By pamela scheffler

    Students investigate the role of olfaction and infochemicals on bird foraging behavior.. In this module students learn to analyze and present graphic data in ways that simplify interpretation.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1221/?v=1

  2. Avida-ED Lab Book

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

    By Robert T Pennock1, Louise Mead2, Wendy Johnson3, Amy Lark3, Jim Smith1, Cory Kohn4

    1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Avida-ED 4. Keck Science Department, The Claremont Colleges

    Avida-ED activities, modified for the Argentina 2019 Avida-ED Workshop, presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1229/?v=1

  3. Movement: Nature's Flying Machines

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

    By Blake Cahill1, Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    In this lab, you will explore the physics of flight, the adaptations that make powered flight possible, and the evolution of powered flight in vertebrates and invertebrates.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1228/?v=1

  4. Investigating Human Impacts on Hawaiian Fishpond Ecology

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

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Examining water quality (including fertilizer residue, nutrients, soil erosion, and invasive plants) on a Hawaiian fishpond ecosystem.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1226/?v=1

  5. Investigating the Ecology of Mosquitoes and Birds in Hawaii

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

    By Michelle Phillips

    Hawaii Community College

    Examining biotic and abiotic environmental factors explain the historic, present, and future prevalence and range of avian malaria in Hawaii. The activity also asks how this affects local...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1225/?v=1

  6. AVIDA exercise on the role of mutation in evolution

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

    By William Beachly

    Hastings College

    A tested exercise at the college freshmen level using AVIDA-Ed to generate and test a hypothesis about the relationship between mutation rate and the probability of evolving a useful function in...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1224/?v=1

  7. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

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

    By Paige F.B. Ferguson

    University of Alabama

    This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minutes-1 hour presentation to give students general information on math anxiety and a few strategies to try on their own.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1223/?v=1

  8. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data

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

    By Valerie Greene

    De Anza College

    pptx presentation & partially filled out student proposal worksheet

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1143/?v=1

  9. The Effect of Climate Change on Butterfly Phenology

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

    By Valerie Greene

    De Anza College

    In this module, students explore changes in butterfly phenology through the use of natural history collections data. The resource I have modified is a pptx presentation to introduce the background...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1215/?v=1

  10. Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data using R

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

    By Kristen Kaczynski

    California State University - Chico

    The purpose of this modification was to take the analyses that were done in Excel and have the students perform them using R. Students were not given any R code for this activity, as R code was...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1158/?v=1

  11. Investigating human impacts on local Hawaiian stream ecology

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

    By pamela scheffler

    Students learn about stream ecology on the island of Hawaii using data available through USGS and University of Hawaii websites and develop an understanding for potential stream changes due to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1222/?v=1

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

    17 May 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/qubesresources/publications/1220/?v=1

  13. Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus

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

    By William Tapprich

    University of Nebraska-Omaha

    This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1219/?v=1

  14. 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/qubesresources/publications/1214/?v=1

  15. How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense

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

    By Sheryl Konrad1, Angela Dassow1

    Carthage College

    Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1201/?v=1

  16. 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/qubesresources/publications/1202/?v=1

  17. Reflective Writing Adapted for Non-Majors

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

    By Crystal Peirce

    This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice. The prompts have been modified to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1203/?v=1

  18. The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species

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

    By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1

    Carthage College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1200/?v=1

  19. Adapted Value of Mistakes

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

    By Sheela Vemu

    Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track

    This module is adapted from BIOMAAP materials on the value of mistakes and application of growth mindset in a microbiology lab.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1199/?v=1

  20. Sampling Distributions and Null Distributions: two swirl lessons in R

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    There are two complementary lessons. The first covers how sampling distributions are made and ID's their key properties. The second covers how null distributions and how the test statistic of a...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1195/?v=1