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    1-132-DigoxinElimination-ModelingScenario
    We model the concentration of digoxin eliminated from the human body at a rate proportional to the concentration. This is a ``first-order reaction'' in the language of pharmacokinetics -- the study...

    Keywords: nullclinespharmacokineticsdigoxindrug eliminationtwo compartment

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    2020-TeachingModule-GeometricBehaviorOfLinearSysteModeling
    This module concentrates on the geometric properties of a system of 2 linear, homogeneous first order differential equations in 2 variables as dictated by the corresponding eigenvalues. Students...

    Keywords: modulelinear systemsdigoxinTeaching Module

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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...

    Keywords: modulesEbolaseparation of variablesTeaching ModulesSeparation

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    Biogeography of Hantavirus Hosts
    Using QGIS, this module introduces students to zoonotic pathogens, host biogeography, the "One Health" concept, forming hypothesis, and natural history museums within the Hantavirus system.

    Keywords: human-environmental interactionsmammalsbiogeographyhypothesis formulationdigitized natural history collectionshuman healthQGISzoonotic diseasesone healthrodentsPathogens

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    Quantifying Bacterial Growth in the Guts and Hemolymph of Fruit Flies: Mathematical Modeling and Data Interpolation/Extrapolation
    In this activity, students will analyze raw data obtained from an experiment that explores the effect of overexpressing the Ssk protein in order to strengthen the intestinal barrier and prevent...

    Keywords: graphingexponential growthlinear modelsqbccinterpolationConcepts in Statistics and Precalculus Understanding exponential rates and linear slopesExtrapolation

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    Conducting Biodiversity Science in the 21st Century (Poster)
    A poster summarizing how museum resources can be used for conducting biodiversity science in the 21st century including in research, education and in increasing inclusivity and diversity in STEM.

    Keywords: researchmuseumPosterBiodiversitynatural history museumsOpen Datadata literacydiversityinclusionBLUEdigitized natural history collectionsbiodiversity data

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    Building Biodiversity Datasets for Invasive Species
    A module guiding students through the process of mapping biodiversity data and building a biodiversity dataset to study the spread and impacts of the invasive aquatic plant species, European...

    Keywords: Management Of Datanatural historyField researchconservation ecologyAquatic invasive speciesbiodiversity informatics

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    1-155-CruiseControl-ModelingScenario
    In this project we illustrate the design of a proportional-integral-derivative (PID) cruise control algorithm for an automobile. PID control is one of the most common techniques in control...

    Keywords: PID controllerfeedback controlControl theorycruise controlautomobileclosed-loop controlinput-ouputblock diagram

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    Impact of Introduction of American Bullfrogs on Species Diversity
    This module explores the introduction of the American bullfrog on their ecosystem. Using species diversity calculations and data collection techniques, students explore how the bullfrog affected...

    Keywords: ecologyconservationspecies richnessBiodiversityspecies diversitydiversity indicessamplingspecies evenness

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    Experiencing the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project through BioQUEST Learning Communities
    Poster presented at the Gordon UBER Conference in June 2023

    Keywords: faculty learning communitiesInclusive teaching

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    Human Population Growth and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Humans alter the climate by emitting greenhouse gases, by changing planetary albedo, and by altering atmospheric chemistry. Between 1900 and 2000, humans' emissions of carbon into the atmosphere...

    Keywords: demographyhuman populationgreenhouse gas emissions

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    Using Map of Life to Investigate Species Ranges Shifts with Climate Change
    Biodiversity databases, based on species occurrences, are now readily available for students to use a free of charge. These databases allow exploration of how species ranges shift through time. One...

    Keywords: climate changehabitat suitabilityspecies distributionMap of Lifethermal tolerance

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    Creating a Deeper Understanding of Big Geospatial Data, Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), and Community Science using Project Eddie Modules
    This module uses the Project Eddie Module Assessing the Risk of Invasive Species Using Community Science Data developed by Heard, M. J. (2023) to create a deeper understanding of big geospatial...

    Keywords: GISInvasive SpeciesGeospatial ScienceProject EDDIEgeographyCitizen and Community Sciencegeographic information sciencevolunteering

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    Invasion, Restoration, and Response: Assessing changes in arthropod community assemblage using both parametric and non-parametric approaches
    This lesson, which is based around a recently published paper in the Journal of Ecological Applications, introduces students to both parametric and non-parametric approaches to statistical analysis...

    Keywords: ecologyANOVAInvasive Speciesspecies diversityquantitative analysisupper level wetland ecologysalt marshesarthropodsShannon diversity indexleast significant differences

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    Ground Spider Survey QUBES Resource Draft (1)
    This QUBES Module aims to introduce students to standardized ecological field methods, measures of diversity, ArcGIS Online, and Excel. This is achieved through nocturnal survey of ground spiders.

    Keywords: Community EcologyspidersMicrosoft ExcelShannon diversity index

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    Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS
    Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS

    Keywords: natural history collectionsspecies distributionscourse-based research experiences (CUREs)digitized natural history collectionsQGIS

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    Functional trait-based restoration. Can hybrid restoration enhance invasion resistance and ecosystem services?
    A hybrid restoration experiment in Hilo, Hawaiʻi, in an area of high biocultural conservation value, that address the ecological and philosophical issues involved in conducting restoration with a...

    Keywords: Invasive SpeciesagroforestryHawaii CountyRestoration Ecologyplant functional traitstropical forest

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    Unveiling Lizard Evolution: Graphical Insights into Behavioral Ecology in the Era of Climate Change
    This lesson targets entry-level undergraduate students to enhance their proficiency in comprehending and interpreting scientific graphs. The lesson incorporates group discussions centered around...

    Keywords: evolutionary ecologygraph interpretationfmnBioGraphIrepresentation in STEM

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    STEM as Culture: Exploring exclusion and inclusion in mathematics and biology
    This is a paper given as a plenary lecture at the second CalcConf in Bergen, Norway, June 2023. The paper explores how marginalization in society & living between worlds becomes a superpower in...

    Keywords: calculusbiocalculusrule of fivemarine biologyco2Microagressionsmauna keamauna loafeministtestimonioindigenous epistomologyanzalduagutierrezdisciplinary microaggressions

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    1-061-SingularPerturbation-TechniqueNarrative
    This paper introduces the basics of singular perturbation methods for solving ordinary differential equations. Interactive examples will show how the smallness of physical parameters can...

    Keywords: perturbationsingular perturbation

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