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  1. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century

    05 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Biardi

    Fairfield University

    This module was used as an introduction to the science of climate change, with the goal of detecting trends in temperature change providing motivation for later course material on climate...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/455/?v=1

  2. A Pipeline in Paradise

    03 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Victoria Schneider

    I incorporated fracking into the case study instead of just focusing on building a pipeline, which allowed us to discuss fracking with this case study.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/439/?v=1

  3. Phylogenetic analysis using collections material: interpreting trait evolution by comparison of morphological and molecular genetic hypotheses

    30 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Christopher Ivey

    California State University, Chico

    Exercise spans two weeks, includes homework, and involves some groups of animals as well as plants. Emphasizes re-interpretation of morphological trait evolution following molecular genetic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/435/?v=1

  4. Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

    26 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/425/?v=1

  5. Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis

    23 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Yen-Chu Weng

    University of Washington

    Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/421/?v=1

  6. Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment

    19 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By April Torres Conkey

    Texas A&M University-Kingsville

    The Data Nugget- City Parks module was used in a sophomore-junior level undergraduate wildlife management techniques course (with lab) in Fall 2017. Modifications were made to the original Data...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/414/?v=1

  7. The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses

    12 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By W. Wyatt Hoback1, Tamara Smith1

    University of Nebraska at Kearney

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/400/?v=1

  8. Demography from physical cemeteries, "virtual cemeteries," and census data

    12 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Janet Lanza

    University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 8

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/399/?v=1

  9. Evolution in Darwin's Finches: Using Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection postulates to evaluate evidence of evolution

    07 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    Students evaluate evidence for evolution of Darwin's finches using authentic research data sets collected by Peter and Rosemary Grant.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/397/?v=1

  10. What do trees know about Rain? Adapted for an online, non-majors botany course

    04 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Liz Martin

    Minor modifications were made to this Data Nugget in order to use it in a fully online version of the introductory, non-majors botany course, Plants and People.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/391/?v=1

  11. Winter is Coming! Can you handle the freeze?

    04 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Liz Martin

    This publication contains the adaptations I made to the Data Nuggets module in order to use it with an online, introductory, non-majors botany class. I used this with a unit on natural and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/389/?v=1

  12. What Do Trees Know About Rain?

    01 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Paulette S Reneau

    The data nugget was introduced to a freshman General Biology lecture class as a culminating activity for the chapter entitled "Photosynthesis". Students worked independently and collaboratively to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/386/?v=1

  13. Gene Expression in Stem Cells

    01 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Paulette S Reneau

    The module served as in introduction to the Gene Expression unit. It was implemented in two phases, a pre-class activity and an in-class activity to introduce chapter concepts and reinforce...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/387/?v=1

  14. Decoding, Critiquing, and Creating a Graph from the Ground Up

    28 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, HHMI BioInteractive

    Montgomery College

    Students decipher a published graph with little supplemental information and are given more details in pieces before producing a new graph that displays the data more effectively and is easier to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/376/?v=1

  15. Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods

    21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    Module exploring how researchers exposed arthropod mimics that use a golden patch to warn of unpalatability to predators with different prey preferences to determine how effective their warnings were.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/367/?v=1

  16. Introduction to Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

    21 Feb 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Joyce Stamm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/850 Genes encode information that our cells use to carry out their functions. In particular,...

  17. Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology

    21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Aylin Marz

    Norfolk State University

    Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/363/?v=1

  18. Spreadsheet Data Analysis Terms and Shortened Tutorial 4

    20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Buntz

    Dine College

    Introductory students are asked to learn terms for descriptive statistics and complete a matching exercise. Tutorial 4 was shorted to just the full calculations of t values.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/350/?v=1

  19. Stem Cells in Planaria Regeneration and Wound Healing

    20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Aylin Marz1, Jennifer Buntz2, Susan Meiers3

    1. Norfolk State University 2. Dine College 3. Western Illinois University

    Discussion questions to help guide students examining a graph of number of mitoses vs time for planaria injured or had amputations of their tails.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/362/?v=1

  20. Maternal transmission of microbiome

    20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tamar Goulet1, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond2

    1. University of Mississippi 2. Tri-County Technical College

    Understanding the cascading effects of the transfer of maternal microbiome during a vaginal birth (vs. a c-section) to the well-being of a newborn.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/361/?v=1