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  1. 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

  2. Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints

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

    By Tonya Bates1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Lynda Gonzales3, Jennifer Kovacs4, Anne Rea5, Crystal Schalmo6, Alice Tarun7

    1. UNC Charlotte 2. North Carolina State University 3. University of Texas at Austin 4. Spelman College 5. Maryville College 6. Green Dragon Conservation Education LLC 7. Alfred State College

    Our BIOME Fall Working Group, Scientists Offering Solutions through Sprints, explains the process of putting together a Science sprint in your community. A science sprint is a one-day event in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2796/?v=1

  3. Sharing Stories: Developing OER around Podcasts

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

    By J. Phil Gibson1, Carlos Christopher Goller2, Stefanie Kring3, Darlene Panvini4, Justin Pruneski5, Ellen Wisner6

    1. University of Oklahoma 2. North Carolina State University 3. Clarkson University 4. Belmont University 5. Heidelberg University 6. University of North Carolina Charlotte

    Our team met in the fall of 2021 to discuss and develop resources around podcasts. We created lists of podcast episodes for several courses, learned about listening guides, shared assignment...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2797/?v=1

  4. Failing to Succeed Lightning Talk - YouTube

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

    By R Diotti1, Janice Friend2, Robert E Furrow3, Alida Janmaat4, Kristen Reynolds5, Alexandria Tress, Nancy Barsic Tress5, Jennifer Wade6

    1. Bronx Community College 2. Washington and Lee University 3. University of California, Davis 4. University of the Fraser Valley 5. University of Pittsburgh 6. University of San Francisco

    Project summary for our Working Group, which sought to develop a toolbox of interventions for students struggling in introductory Biology courses

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2807/?v=1

  5. Wenxiang 3.0

    30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By John R. Jungck1, Metehan Cebeci2

    1. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 2. University of Delaware

    Wenxiang diagrams illustrate protein helices as spirals on a plane and thus have the advantage overhelical wheels of being planar graphs. Wenxiang 3.0 extends the original version by adding...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2803/?v=1

  6. Microbiome Analysis with Oxford Nanopore 16S amplicon sequencing data

    30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alice Tarun1, Mao-Lun Weng2

    1. St. Lawrence University 2. Westfield State University

    The resource is a brief description of an analysis pipeline for microbiome analysis of Oxford Nanopore 16S amplicon sequence data. We tested the Kraken 2 and Krona pipeline from nanogalaxy with...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2801/?v=1

  7. SKILLS DEVELOPMENT - Toxicology MSDT

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

    By Pia van Benthem

    University of California Davis

    On this website you can find 6 learning modules on various topics in toxicology. These are self-paced student-centered online learning modules. You will receive a certificate of completion at the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2800/?v=1

  8. What’s the DEAL – The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps

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

    By Jonathan Hendricks1, Bruce Lieberman2

    1. Paleontological Research Institution 2. The University of Kansas

    The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps -- identify fossils and explore diversity and history of life on earth.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2787/?v=1

  9. A Curious Display

    05 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms provided in English and American Sign Language.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1452/?v=2

  10. Investigating human impacts on Southeastern US stream ecology using R

    01 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alicia Caughman1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Adaptation of the "Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Scaling up from Local to National with a focus on the Southeast" specifically to focus on self-paced R code instruction

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2220/?v=2

  11. Mystery box puzzle for model based reasoning

    30 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan1, Pravin Muthu2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Emory University

    This is a computer based problem solving activity that I use to engage introductory biology students with discussions about model based reasoning.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2767/?v=1

  12. Understanding Restriction Enzyme Digests

    24 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Swati Agrawal1, Sara Anderson2, Dustin Edwards3, Bryan Gibb4, Matthew David Mastropaolo5

    1. University of Mary Washington 2. Minnesota State University Moorhead 3. Tarleton State University 4. New York Institute of Technology 5. Neumann University

    Prior to submitting genomic DNA for sequencing, SEA students perform a restriction endonuclease digest with several enzymes, which provides a fast and cost-effective way of quickly screening...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2778/?v=1

  13. Spatial Analysis with QGIS

    13 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ryan Kerney1, Timothy Whitfeld2

    1. Gettysburg College 2. Bell Museum, University of Minnesota

    Map specimen data points using QGIS, connect them to form a polygon using the Concave Hull plugin, and calculate the range of a species to examine how it changes over time.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2761/?v=1

  14. Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS

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

    By Cecily Bronson

    Portland State University

    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2351/?v=1

  15. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2755/?v=1

  16. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

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

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2754/?v=1

  17. Reading and Discussing Popular Media to Increase SEA-PHAGES Student Engagement

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

    By Allison A Johnson, Daniel Eric Westholm, Nathan s Reyna1

    Ouachita Baptist Univeristy

    This module introduces ways for students to connect their SEA-PHAGES work and real life medical trials with events presented in Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis’s 1925 Pulitzer prize winning novel on...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2751/?v=1

  18. 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

  19. Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual

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

    By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2

    1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles

    A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2745/?v=1

  20. Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens

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

    By Nicholas Lorusso1, Denise Gemmellaro2

    1. University of North Texas at Dallas 2. Kean University

    This exercise is designed to guide a learner through the construction of phylogenetic trees as a means of addressing research questions in forensic science such as the identification of previously...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2567/?v=1