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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!

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

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5

    1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1092/?v=2

  7. Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course

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

    By Jennifer Prairie

    University of San Diego

    Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1289/?v=1

  8. Figure of the Week: Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Version

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

    By Jennifer Prairie

    University of San Diego

    Adaptation of Figure of the Day activity used on a weekly basis in an environmental data analysis/statistics course.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1288/?v=1

  9. Growth Mindset Prompt

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

    By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jennifer Prairie2

    1. QUBES; Radford University 2. University of San Diego

    Before giving an introduction to growth mindset, these prompts can be given to students so they can brainstorm activities they associate with long hours of practice (growth mindset) vs. natural...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1287/?v=1

  10. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

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

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1286/?v=1

  11. Passion-Driven Statistics

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

    By Lisa Dierker

    Wesleyan University

    E-book in .pdf format and customizable .iba format

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1257/?v=1

  12. Investigating Primary Productivity

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

    By Heather Olins

    Boston College

    In this 3-part investigation, students discuss, make predictions, and work with data about global scale net primary productivity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1253/?v=1

  13. Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma

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

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1276/?v=1

  14. Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview - Teaching Notes - Boersma

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

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my application of the BIOMAAP math anxiety materials in my BIOL305 Ecology course for biology majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1275/?v=1

  15. Introduction to Growth Mindset - Teaching Notes - Boersma

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

    By Kate S Boersma

    University of San Diego

    Teaching notes from my use of BIOMAAP Growth Mindset teaching materials in my 300 level Ecology class for majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1274/?v=1

  16. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity - Intro Environmental Science

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

    By Megan Kelly

    Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

    This activity was adapted for use in an intro non-majors Environmental Science course, with an emphasis on collaborative data collection.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1267/?v=1

  17. Introduction to Growth Mindset

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

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability through effort

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1273/?v=1

  18. Frayer model growth mindset

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

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    A Frayer model worksheet for the concept of growth mindset.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1272/?v=1

  19. Reflective Writing Prompt

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

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1271/?v=1

  20. Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)

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

    By Heather McGray

    San Diego City College

    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1270/?v=1