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Tags: Undergraduate

Teaching Materials (61-80 of 568)

  1. Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research

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

    By Sam S Donovan1, Drew LaMar2

    1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary

    This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1389/?v=1

  2. Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis

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

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This short activity can be used to introduce the concept of exploratory data analysis and get participants to think about how this data science strategy is complementary to having students...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1388/?v=1

  3. Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    08 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jay Owen Sandal

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this "clicker" case study explores ultimate and proximate explanations for cryptic coloration in animals.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1384/?v=1

  4. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

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

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Poster and supplemental materials on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1326/?v=2

  5. Build-a-Phage Lab Manual

    25 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele1, Eric Cooper2, Robert Newman3

    1. Loyola University Maryland 2. Hartwick College 3. North Carolina A&T University

    This is a lab manual for phage genome synthesis that includes both Building Block synthesis and Semi-synthetic assembly.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1250/?v=1

  6. Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Climate Change

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

    By Elli Bosch1, Kaycee Faunce1, Amanda Thompson

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This learning module was designed to introduce students to the aquatic nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, their roles in ecosystem function and nutrient pollution, and what impacts climate change...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1356/?v=1

  7. Optimal Foraging in Swirl

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

    By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1213/?v=1

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

    13 Jul 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/1350/?v=1

  9. Striped Bass: A Regulatory Success Story

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By J. Alexander McCrickard1, Angela Hanretty1, Amanda Thompson1

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This module examines the Maryland striped bass moratorium (1985-1989) as a fisheries management success story. Maryland DNR striped bass young of the year data is utilized for least squares linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1347/?v=1

  10. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  11. Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ

    09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo

    University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

    En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1343/?v=1

  12. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Abstract for poster on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1326/?v=1

  13. BioSkills Guide

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

    By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1

    1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1305/?v=2

  14. Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders

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

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1316/?v=1

  15. Leaping Lemur Life History

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

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1320/?v=1

  16. BioSkills Guide

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

    By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1

    1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1305/?v=1

  17. Does Organelle Shape Matter? Exploring Cell Shape through the Allen Cell Explorer and High-content Microscopy Datasets

    12 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carlos Christopher Goller1, Kaitlyn Casimo

    North Carolina State University

    The morphology and localization of structures inside the cell are often assumed to fit the ideal images found in biology textbooks. This interrupted case study using high-throughput microscopy data...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/798/?v=1

  18. Mars Colony

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Burton Deemy

    College of Coastal Georgia

    In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1296/?v=1

  19. Island Frogs

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Burton Deemy

    College of Coastal Georgia

    This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1295/?v=1

  20. Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

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

    By Catherine Sughrue Etter

    Cape Cod Community College

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1294/?v=1