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Teaching Materials (21-40 of 710)

  1. Build-a-Genome Lab Manual for RFP Synthesis

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

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    This lab manual describes a multi-week lab project for the design, assembly from oliognucleotides, cloning, and sequencing of the RFP gene.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2012/?v=1

  2. 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

  3. Yeast Scramble Lab Manual

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

    By Mark Jones, Lisa Scheifele1

    Loyola University Maryland

    This laboratory manual includes protocols for SCRaMbling of yeast cells as well as phenotypic characterization. Appropriate student exercises are also included.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2011/?v=1

  4. 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

  5. Module 6: Alternative Splicing

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

    By Leocadia Paliulis1, Anne Rosenwald2

    1. Bucknell University 2. Georgetown University

    This module explores how multiple different mRNAs and polypeptides can be encoded by the same gene. After completing this module students will be able to explain how alternative splicing of a gene...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1994/?v=1

  6. Module 5: The Need for an Open Reading Frame

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

    By Carina Howell1, Leocadia Paliulis2, Anne Rosenwald3

    1. Lock Haven University 2. Bucknell University 3. Georgetown University

    In this module, students will learn to identify the open reading frames for a given gene, and define the phases of the splice donor and acceptor sites.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1993/?v=1

  7. Module 4: Removal of Introns from pre-mRNA by Splicing

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

    By Meg Laakso1, Anne Rosenwald2

    1. Eastern University 2. Georgetown University

    In this module, students will learn to identify splice donor and acceptor sites that are best supported by RNA-Seq data, and use the canonical splice donor and splice acceptor sequences to identify...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1992/?v=1

  8. Module 3: Transcription, Part II: What Happens to the Initial Transcript Made by RNA pol II?

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

    By Cathy Silver Key1, Chiyedza Small2, Laura Reed3

    1. North Carolina Central University 2. Medgar Evers College CUNY 3. The University of Alabama

    This module teaches about the three key steps that are involved in converting the pre-mRNA into a mature mRNA: 1) The addition of a 5’ cap, 2) The addition of a 3’ poly(A) tail, 3) The removal of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1991/?v=1

  9. Module 2: Transcription Part I: From DNA Sequence to Transcription Unit

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

    By Maria Santisteban1, Alexa Sawa2

    1. University of North Carolina - Pembroke 2. College of the Desert

    This module illustrates how a primary transcript (pre-mRNA) is synthesized using a DNA molecule as the template. Students will learn about the importance of the 5' and 3' regions of the gene for...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1990/?v=1

  10. Module 1: Introduction to the Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

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

    By Joyce Stamm1, Jennifer Kennell2, Wilson Leung3, Leocadia Paliulis4, Srebrenka Robic5, Anne Rosenwald6

    1. University of Evansville 2. Vassar College 3. Washington University in St. Louis 4. Bucknell University 5. Agnes Scott College 6. Georgetown University

    This lesson introduces the University of California Santa Cruz genome browser to students, walking them through some of the key features so that it can be used for analysis of gene structure.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1989/?v=1

  11. GEA Introductory lesson on RNA-Seq

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

    By Jason Williams1, Judy Brusslan2, Ray Enke3, Matthew Escobar4, Vince Buonaccorsi5

    1. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 2. California State University Long Beach 3. James Madison University 4. California State University San Marcos 5. Juniata College

    This RNA-Seq lesson uses the CyVerse VICE Platform and Jupyter notebooks to examine the expression of the leptin gene in samples from a mouse experimental design evaluating diet (high-fat vs....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1988/?v=1

  12. GEA Introductory lesson on BLAST

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

    By Justin DiAngelo1, Alexis Nagengast2, Wilson Leung3, Douglas L Chalker3

    1. Penn State Berks 2. Widener University 3. Washington University in St. Louis

    The "Introduction to BLAST using Human Leptin" exercise aims to introduce students to the use of the Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) to identify related sequences and compare similarity...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1987/?v=1

  13. NEON Data in the Classroom: Quantifying Spatial Patterns

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

    By Kusum Naithani

    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701

    Students build on fundamental concepts of spatial patterns and combine this knowledge with the open-data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to quantify spatial autocorrelation and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1398/?v=1

  14. Creating Phylogenetic Trees from DNA Sequences

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This interactive module shows how DNA sequences can be used to infer evolutionary relationships among organisms and represent them as phylogenetic trees.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1999/?v=1

  15. Pivoting Intro from Inquiry to Online

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

    By J. Phil Gibson

    University of Oklahoma

    This poster will present how inquiry-based learning experiences that were designed for face-to-face labs can be modified in a rapid pivot to online teaching.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1969/?v=1

  16. Comparing Primary and Secondary Forest in a Preserve in Plano Texas: A Forest Ecology Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) for Non-Majors and Lower-Level Majors

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

    By Tamara Basham

    Collin County Commuity College District

    An activity that can be conducted as an online or field exercise in which students develop and test their hypotheses about how forest stand characteristics differ between two forest types.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1965/?v=1

  17. Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies

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

    By Jessica Coyle

    A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1884/?v=1

  18. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: A Botanical Example Using Excel or RStudio

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

    By Michelle Gaynor

    University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source herbarium dataset using Excel or RStudio.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1964/?v=1

  19. CRISPR Gene Editing: Designing the gRNA and Donor Template

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

    By Laurel Lorenz

    Princeton

    In this adaptation, students learn how CRISPR/Cas9 is used in bacterial immunity and gene editing. Students create both a gRNA target and a donor template to edit a gene. Mutations can be from the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1962/?v=1

  20. A New Phenology-focused CURE using Herbarium Specimen Data

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

    By Katie Pearson1, Natalie Love2, Tadeo Parada2, Jenn Yost

    1. Cal Poly State University 2. UC Santa Barbara

    A short description of the undergraduate research course developed by the California Phenology Network.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1956/?v=1