##### Uninhibited Growth of Cells
In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...
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##### Graphing bacterial growth rates: semi-log graphs v linear graphs
In this activity, students will explore the concept of binary fission, generation time, and bacterial growth curves, with an emphasis on the log phase. Students will use semi-log graphs and linear...
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##### Why Cells Change Weight: Demonstrating Linear Regression Through an Osmosis Experiment
In this activity, students will perform an experiment utilizing dialysis tubing to create cellular models to demonstrate the linear relationship between cell weight and time in varying tonicities....
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##### Using Regression Models to Examine the Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Fluid pH
In this activity students will use statistics and regression models to explore the effects of carbon dioxide on blood pH by measuring pH changes that occur over time as carbon dioxide reacts with...
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##### Biodiversity Counts! Making sense of diversity metrics and graphs
In this lesson students 1) become familiar with various graphs that are used to study diversity patterns within and across sites, 2) learn about some of the questions that can be addressed by...
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##### 6-007-FunctionsAndDerivativesInSIRModels-ModelingScenario
Given a system of differential equations, how do the solution graphs compare with the graphs of the differential equations? Students tackle this question using SIR models for well-known infectious...
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##### Big Data, Graphs, and Prediction
In this activity, students are introduced to graphing and modeling data in a step-wise fashion. Real data of covid-19 deaths over time are used to incrementally ask students to fit the data to...
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##### Why does Blood Flow Change? Investigating the Math of Blood Flow Dynamics
This collection of activities explores the relationship between blood flow, pressure, and the factors of resistance through graphs and modeling direct and inverse variation.
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##### Working with Datasets in R swirl
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...
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##### Analysis of Amylase Activity
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
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##### Using Linear Regression to Explore Environmental Factors Affecting Vector-borne Diseases
In this activity students will use linear regression to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental factors such as climate change or population density influence the...
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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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##### Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally
TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally? This is an adaptation of the module that includes statistical testing and links sections to a lab report...
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##### Osmosis: Determination of the rate of osmosis and the isotonic concentration
This module contains exercises designed to help students understand how solute concentrations affect the direction and rate of osmosis. Students are given different scenarios to predict the...
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##### 1-091-InvestigatingSlopeFields-ModelingScenario
Students will gain experience writing differential equations to model various population scenarios, they will create slope fields to view the solution curves using software, and they will discuss...
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##### Kinetics of a Highly Conserved Enzyme - Carbonic Anhydrase
This module contains exercises designed to introduce students to graphical representation of biological data. Students will explore the fundamental principles of enzyme kinetics including...
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##### 3-076-CircuitBuilding-ModelingScenario
In this project students will establish a mathematical model for an electric circuit as a second-order ordinary differential equation with constant coefficients.
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##### Using Linear Regression Adaptation: Exploring Vector-borne diseases in an online classroom
In this adaptation students in online classrooms will use linear regression at home and in synchronous online time to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental...
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##### Why are Cells Small? Surface Area to Volume Ratio
This module explores surface area to volume ratios in a cube and sphere in relation to cell size.
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##### 1-054-GrowthInFarmland-ModelingScenario
An enriching project developing a model from data with missing temporal information is described. Students fit functions to the data that leads to the creation of a differential equations model,...
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