QBCC Modules sorted by Quantitative Biology Skills Concepts

These quantitative skill concepts arose from research conducted by Dr. Sondre LoRe that identified core quantitative biology skills that community college students need based on surveying community college faculty. 


Check out modules from each of these categories:

Each link will take you to the resources page filtered for the relevant materials.

1. Understand the relationship between fractions, decimals, ratios & percent

2. Write mathematical equations from a verbal equation (no modules at present)

3. Understand rates of change

4. Choose appropriate model to describe a phenomenon

5. Explain descriptive statistics

6. Use statistics when appropriate

7. Make probability calculations

8. Convert units of measurements

9. Estimate accuracy of answer/calculation

10. Change scales (order of magnifications, scientific notation, significant digits)

11. Use elementary functions

12. Create graphs

13. Interpret graphs

14. Interpret tables

15. Manipulate equations