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

    17 May 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/1220/?v=1

  2. Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus

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

    By William Tapprich

    University of Nebraska-Omaha

    This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1219/?v=1

  3. Population Demography in Swirl

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

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1214/?v=1

  4. How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense

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

    By Sheryl Konrad1, Angela Dassow1

    Carthage College

    Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1201/?v=1

  5. Working with Datasets in R swirl

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

    By Caitlin Hicks Pries

    Dartmouth College

    The goal of this lesson is to learn how to import datasets into R, understand variable types, make adjustments to variables, perform basic calculations, and begin data visualization. The exercise...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1202/?v=1

  6. Reflective Writing Adapted for Non-Majors

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

    By Crystal Peirce

    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. The prompts have been modified to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1203/?v=1

  7. The Polar Bear of the Salt Marsh? Warming Tolerance Limits of Local Species

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

    By Angela Dassow1, Sheryl Konrad1

    Carthage College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- In the adaptation exercise, students explore connections between saltmarsh sparrow declines and declining populations of local species that live...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1200/?v=1

  8. Adapted Value of Mistakes

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

    By Sheela Vemu

    Waubonsee Community College - Tenure Track

    This module is adapted from BIOMAAP materials on the value of mistakes and application of growth mindset in a microbiology lab.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1199/?v=1

  9. Sampling Distributions and Null Distributions: two swirl lessons in R

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    There are two complementary lessons. The first covers how sampling distributions are made and ID's their key properties. The second covers how null distributions and how the test statistic of a...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1195/?v=1

  10. Importing Data into R

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

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    This short swirl lesson on importing data is designed to 1) get a basic understanding in how tables are read into R and some common issues and 2) develop an individual set of instructions for...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1166/?v=1

  11. Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds

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

    By Katie Northcutt

    Mercer University

    Teaching Notes on the Exaggerated Traits and Breeding Success in Widowbirds

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1174/?v=1

  12. The Evolution of Human Skin Color

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

    By Katie Northcutt

    Mercer University

    My teaching notes for the Evolution of Human Skin Color case study.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1170/?v=1

  13. Figure of the Day - Adapted for Non-Majors

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

    By Crystal Peirce

    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/1165/?v=1

  14. Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: Intro to R

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

    By Kristen Kaczynski

    California State University - Chico

    This resource uses the Human Impact on Stream Ecology data set, background and questions and provides students an very general introduction to using R. Students perform basic summary statistics and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1144/?v=1

  15. Sequence Similarity: An inquiry based and "under the hood" approach for incorporating molecular sequence alignment in introductory undergraduate biology courses

    02 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Kleinschmit1, Benita Brink1, Steven Roof2, Carlos Christopher Goller3, Sabrina Robertson3

    1. Adams State University 2. Fairmont State University 3. North Carolina State University

    This laboratory module, published on CourseSource, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/56/?v=5

  16. Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    These are the materials for Math 214 offered at Rhodes College.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/765/?v=1

  17. Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

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

    By Carrie Diaz Eaton

    Bates College

    Use the calling bull course to introduce students to data, ethics, visualization, and R.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1150/?v=1

  18. Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World

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

    By Carl Bergstrom1, Jevin West1

    University of Washington

    "So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bull seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument."

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1149/?v=1

  19. Quantifying and Visualizing Campus Tree Phenology

    18 Apr 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nate Emery1, Caleb Trujillo1, Andrew Jarosz1, Tammy M Long1

    Michigan State University

    This lesson, published on CourseSource, enables collaborative teams to collect, quantify, and analyze observable seasonal changes in nature.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1142/?v=1

  20. Data is the New Science

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

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    In this module, students will be introduced to some emerging biodiversity data resources. They will be asked to think critically about the strengths and utility of these data resources and apply...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1138/?v=1