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  1. Oxygen Diffusion in Simple Organisms

    Oxygen Diffusion in Simple Organisms

    2019-02-15 07:16:42 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q47B1B

    This module introduces equations related to oxygen diffusion in the context of understanding the relationship between oxygen needs and metabolism. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  2. Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction

    Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction

    2019-02-15 07:16:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4C44N

    This module introduces phototropism and gravitropism in the context of understanding how to quantify stem curvature of plants. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  3. Plant Cell Expansion and Plant Hormones

    Plant Cell Expansion and Plant Hormones

    2019-02-15 07:16:33 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4GT7M

    This module introduces the cell enlargement model in the context of understanding plant hormones' effects. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  4. Population Bottlenecks: Heterozygosity vs. Allelic Diversity

    Population Bottlenecks: Heterozygosity vs. Allelic Diversity

    2019-02-15 07:16:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4MJ0F

    This module introduces heterozygosity and allelic diversity in the context of understanding population bottlenecks. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  5. Population Genetics: Limits to Adaptation

    Population Genetics: Limits to Adaptation

    2019-02-15 07:16:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4RB2C

    This module introduces gene flow in the context of understanding the persistence of maladaptive traits in some populations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  6. Predator-Prey Dynamics: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    Predator-Prey Dynamics: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    2019-02-15 07:16:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4W15N

    This module introduces the Lotka-Volterra model in the context of understanding how predator and prey interact. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  7. Quantitative Cytological Characteristics: Photorespiration

    Quantitative Cytological Characteristics: Photorespiration

    2019-02-15 07:16:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q40T78

    This module introduces quantitative cytological characteristics in the context of understanding cell behavior under stress. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  8. Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio

    Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio

    2019-02-15 07:16:10 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q44J03

    This module introduces surface area-volume ratio in the context of understanding the limits or constraints on organism size. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  9. Species-Area Relationships

    Species-Area Relationships

    2019-02-15 07:16:05 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q48B21

    This module introduces species-area curves in the context of understanding spatial diversity patterns. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  10. Sperm Motility

    Sperm Motility

    2019-02-15 07:16:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4D159

    This module introduces equations related to oxygen diffusion in the context of understanding the relationship between oxygen needs and metabolism. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  11. Spider Silk: Stress-Strain Curves and Young's Modulus

    Spider Silk: Stress-Strain Curves and Young's Modulus

    2019-02-15 07:15:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4HT7X

    This module introduces the stress-strain curve in the context of understanding materials' mechanical behavior. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  12. Synapse Transmission and Action Potentials

    Synapse Transmission and Action Potentials

    2019-02-15 07:15:49 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4NH9T

    This module introduces action potentials in the context of understanding nerve impulses. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  13. The Chi-Square Test

    The Chi-Square Test

    2019-02-15 07:15:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4SB2P

    This module introduces how to determine whether observation is significantly different from expectation in the context of understanding Chi-square Test. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  14. Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Dixon's Paradox

    Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Dixon's Paradox

    2019-02-15 07:15:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4X15Z

    This module introduces the Dixon equation in the context of understanding nutrient transport through sieve tubes. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  15. Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Poiseuille's Equation

    Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Poiseuille's Equation

    2019-02-15 07:15:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q41T7K

    This module introduces the Poiseuille equation in the context of understanding nutrient flow in plant cells. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  16. Type I Functional Response

    Type I Functional Response

    2019-02-15 07:15:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q45J0D

    This module introduces the type I functional response in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  17. Type II Functional Response: Holling’s Disk Equation

    Type II Functional Response: Holling’s Disk Equation

    2019-02-15 07:15:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q49B2B

    This module introduces the Holling’s disk equation in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  18. Water Movement through a Membrane: The Van't Hoff Equation

    Water Movement through a Membrane: The Van't Hoff Equation

    2019-02-15 07:14:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4F15M

    This module introduces the van't Hoff equation in the context of understanding the metabolic activity of the epithelial cells lining the stomach. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  19. Cohort Life Tables

    Cohort Life Tables

    2019-02-12 15:14:20 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4QJ0C

    This module introduces cohort life tables in the context of understanding demographic processes and how they affect populations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  20. Agent-Based Modeling Course Materials

    Agent-Based Modeling Course Materials

    2019-01-30 02:21:18 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin N. Bodine | doi:10.25334/Q4VF0K

    Materials created for an upper level ABM course. Prerequisite: Students have taken either (a) another modeling course, or (b) the introductory computer science sequence.