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Investigating Evidence for Climate Chanage

Melissa Hage
This multi-part activity allows students to discover the relationships between CO2 and temperature and how these variables have changed over time using real-world data.

Water Quality Investigation

Melissa Hage
This multi-part module aims to help you learn about water quality implications by understanding the variability of concentrations of nitrate in stream water through the evaluation of real-time data and identifying the reasons for this variability.

Chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables

Matthew Aiello-Lammens
In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to work through a chi-squared test of independence between two categorical variables.

Population Demography in Swirl

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

Population Ecology in Swirl: Estimating Population Sizes

Mary McWhirt & Emily Weigel
The students will learn to estimate population sizes and consider assumptions of mathematical models and their applicability to the ecology of an organism/population

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

Angela Dassow & Sheryl Konrad
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 on or near their campus.

Testing for Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

Claudia Neuhauser
Numbers Count Excel resource

Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

Talisin Hammond, Rachel Walsh & Eileen Lacey
A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills in R, ecological niche modeling in Maxent, and more.

QUBES: Supporting faculty in the teaching of mathematical biology

Carrie Eaton, Sam Donovan, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy & Jeremy Wojdak
Abstract for a presentation that was part of a minisymposium at SMB 2015.

Biogeography of plant-associated fungi: who lives where and why?

Naupaka Zimmerman & Peter Vitousek
This dataset of fungal communities associated with the leaves an endemic Hawaiian tree provides students opportunities to explore relationships between environmental variables and microbial community composition.

Transpiration

J. Gibson

Emergency Water Supply (Grades 6-8)

Laura Pahler, Marcy Santos, Ralph Olaiz, Elizabeth Soto & Vinn Kanchana
This classroom lesson presents students with the task of determining how much water their school would to store in case of an emergency disaster.

Evolution

Kelly O'Donnell
This video explores the way evolution happens via natural selection in the context of the microbial world. Viruses and bacteria are discussed. We will see how evolution can be simulated in a laboratory setting.

The Beak of the Finch Resources

HHMI BioInteractive
Over the past four decades, biologists Rosemary and Peter Grant have documented the evolution of the famous Galápagos finches

Using Case Studies to Engage Students in Wicked Problems

Stacey Kiser

MathBench: Biodiversity Assessment of Stream Biota

Rebekah Chapman
The MathBench module, "The Case of the Missing Mountaintop" introduces students to the concept of biodiversity and measures used to quantify biodiversity and stream health. Students investigate the impacts of mountaintop removal mining processes on stream

The ml4bio Workshop: Machine Learning Literacy for Biologists

Fangzhou Mu, Chris Magnano, Debora Treu & Anthony Gitter
Presentation on machine learning literacy for biologists at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

Numbers Count! | Statistics Course

Claudia Neuhauser
This course in the Numbers Count! curriculum introduces the basics of statistical analysis, including basic definitions, data visualization, and application.

Ontology for UDL and Related Content

Andrew Hasley
This is a description of tagging ontology that can be used for UDL resources

DataONE Module 01: Why Data Management?

Amber Budden
Trends in data collection, storage and loss, the importance and benefits of data management, and an introduction to the data life cycle.

REMNet Tutorial, R Part 5: Normalizing Microbiome Data in R 5.2.19

Jessica Joyner
Video on normalizing microbiome data from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

Math anxiety and attitudes in biology undergraduate students

Arietta Fleming-Davies & Jeremy Wojdak
Session presentation for BIOMAAP at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop

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