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  1. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

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

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1802/?v=4

  2. Assessing Socioeconomic Trends in Tree Cover and Human Health in Urban Environments

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

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    In this exercise, students use a combination of publicly available data and tree cover data that they generate using iTree Canopy to test whether tree cover is equitably distributed within the city...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2363/?v=1

  3. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

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

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=2

  4. Exploring Plant Phenology using Herbarium Specimens: Lab or Workshop

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

    By Katie Pearson1, Tadeo Ramirez Parada2, Susan Mazer2, Natalie Rossington Love1, Jenn Yost1

    1. California Polytechnic State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara

    In this workshop or lab exercise, participants will examine the effects of climate on the phenological events of a selected species using herbarium specimen data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2476/?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. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

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

    By Suann Yang1, Benjamin Negrete, Jr.2

    1. State University of New York College at Geneseo 2. The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2492/?v=1

  7. Lizard cold tolerance and extreme weather events: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton

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

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students interpret experimental and observational data about patterns in cold tolerance in the green anole. They reflect on the experience and identity of the lead researcher based on a video...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2491/?v=1

  8. Using Nanoparticles to Treat Cancer Scientist Spotlight

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

    By Jennifer Wade1, Hyeyoun Chang2

    1. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2. Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Students use published scientific data to determine which types of nanoparticles would be best to use to deliver cytotoxic drugs directly to cancer cells. Then they learn about the scientist who...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2490/?v=1

  9. Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

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

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    Aquinas College

    This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2482/?v=1

  10. Mol* Adaptation: Case of Severe Insulin Resistance

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

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This is an adaptation using Mol* on the original case written. This case focuses on understanding how a mutation in a cell signalling protein (a kinase) can prevent insulin function and lead to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2483/?v=1

  11. Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks

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

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    This is a semester-long project in which students read and discuss the story of Henrietta Lacks from multiple ethical perspectives. This project was developed for an undergraduate science ethics...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2479/?v=1

  12. Urban stream invaders: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Piatã Santana Marques

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

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students read and interpret data from a study which addresses how urbanization affects the invasive attributes of a non-native species. They also reflect on the identity of the lead researcher and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2472/?v=1

  13. A Phenology-focused CURE using Herbarium Specimen Data

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

    By Katie D. Pearson1, Susan J. Mazer2, Tadeo Parada2, Natalie Love2, Jenn M. Yost1

    1. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 2. UC Santa Barbara

    10-week course-based undergraduate research experience in which students conduct novel research on the effects of climate on phenological events (e.g., flowering) of a plant species using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1956/?v=3

  14. Maintenance of Phenotypic Polymorphism and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Dr. Swanne Gordon

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

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    In this lesson students interpret graphical evidence of frequency-dependent selection in the wood tiger moth, then make long-term evolutionary predictions. They then read and reflect on an...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2463/?v=1

  15. Writing Microbiology Resource Announcements Collaboratively

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

    By Arturo Diaz1, Julia Lee-Soety2, Shima Chaudhary3, Richard Pollenz4

    1. La Sierra University 2. Saint Joseph’s University 3. South Texas College 4. University of South Florida

    This resources provides a framework for students to write a Microbiology Resource Announcement, collaboratively.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2038/?v=2

  16. RNAseq data analysis using Galaxy

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

    By Matthew Escobar1, Sam S Donovan2, Irina Makarevitch3, Bill Morgan4, Sabrina Robertson5

    1. California State University San Marcos 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Hamline University 4. The College of Wooster 5. North Carolina State University

    This is a bioinformatics exercise intended for use in a computer lab setting with life science majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/118/?v=4

  17. Using Bioinformatics Activities to understand the Past and Present of SARS-CoV2

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

    By Gaurav Arora

    We have designed a Bioinformatics activity that uses tools to identify the origins and mutations in the novel SARS-CoV2 strains.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2460/?v=1

  18. Climate Drivers of Phenology (Project EDDIE)

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Beatriz Villar

    Northampton CC

    This activity explores the question: which species will be most affected by temperature changes, and how will changes in the phenology of one species affect its interaction with others as the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2447/?v=1

  19. Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2

    1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University

    This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2461/?v=1

  20. Graphing and mapping patterns of air quality in Los Angeles, California through an environmental justice lens.

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adriane Clark Jones

    Mount Saint Mary's University

    Air quality is an environmental issue that impacts everyone in Los Angeles. We can see it with our eyes, feel it in our lungs and hear alerts along with the morning weather forecast. We are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2365/?v=1