##### Case Study - Storks vs Babies
This is a R project based on the Robert Matthews paper Storks vs Babies. The idea is to replicate the results of the paper, learn a bit about R for linear fits and graphing and explore correlation...
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##### 1-001-SepartionOfVariables-TechniqueNarrative
We discuss strategies to solve first order, ordinary differential equations with mathematical models when the variables may be separated.
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##### 2020-Teaching Module-Applying Separation Of Variables
This is one of several Teaching Modules prepare by the Principal Investigates of SIMIODE’s National Science Foundation grant and offered in 2020. The material offered is a complete narrative of how...
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##### 1-015-DimensionlessVariables-TechniqueNarrative
This material introduces the idea of ``rescaling'' for ordinary differential equations (ODE's) by the use of dimensionless variables. In practice this is an extremely common and useful prelude to...
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##### Avian Censys Analysis
This Swirl course uses ecological data of bird counts and habitat variables to estimate inter-observer variability and the relationship of birds with habitat variables.
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##### Gratitude Interventions in a Biology Course to Foster Student Persistence and Success
College students are experiencing a mental health crisis, which has been further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is problematic because stress and anxiety impede learning. One way to...
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##### Figure of the Day - Adapted for Non-Majors
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
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##### 1-007-AntTunnelBuilding-ModelingScenario
We pose the prospect of modeling just how long an ant takes to build a tunnel. With a bit of guidance students produce a model for the time it takes to build a tunnel of length x into the side of a...
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##### IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models
IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models.
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##### Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
Module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7 Students will identify dependent and independent variables, create graphs of dependent variables plotted against...
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##### Figure of the Week: Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Version
Adaptation of Figure of the Day activity used on a weekly basis in an environmental data analysis/statistics course.
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##### Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel
In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...
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##### Exploring Marine Primary Productivity with Descriptive Statistics and Graphing in Excel
In this activity, students use real water chemistry data and descriptive statistics in Excel to examine primary productivity in an urban estuary of the Salish Sea. They will consider how actual...
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##### Student-Driven Design-and-Improve Modules to Explore the Effect of Plant Bioactive Compounds in Three Model Organisms
Engaging and supporting introductory level students in authentic research experiences during required coursework is challenging. Plant bioactive compounds attract students' natural curiosity as...
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##### Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...
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##### 1-138-InnerEarDrugDelivery-ModelingScenario
Students examine local drug delivery to the cochlea. The delivery system is modeled as a liquid mixing problem. Students formulate the differential equation, and solve the equation using separation...
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##### Home sweet home for warblers: Graphing and Analysis using R
This resource expands on the Data Nugget "Trees and bushes, Home Sweet Home for Warblers". The analyses and graphing is done in R and there are questions that ask about the management implications.
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##### Emergency Water Supply (Grades 6-8)
This classroom lesson presents students with the task of determining how much water their school would to store in case of an emergency disaster.
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##### Calculating Lifetime Cancer Risk Resulting from DNA Replication
An expanded case study adapted from an HHMI Data Point on Cell Division and Cancer Risk using Figure 1 from Tomasetti, C. and Vogelstein, B. (2015).
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##### Using IPAT to Measure Urban Sustainability
Urban sustainability can be complicated to measure because sustainability means different things to different people. This challenge can be partially overcome through adoption of a guiding...
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