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  1. Resource Collection v3

    Resource Collection v3

    2019-01-24 18:48:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Hayley Orndorf | doi:10.25334/Q43X77

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  2. Teaching logistic population growth and ecological modelling

    Teaching logistic population growth and ecological modelling

    2019-01-23 22:07:44 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Robert F Smith | doi:10.25334/Q4CF1M

    The lesson is designed to 1) teach students about the concept of logistic population growth, growth rates, and carrying capacity and 2) provide a basic introduction to ecological modeling and quantitative thinking in ecology (i.e., theoretical ecology)

  3. Avian Censys Analysis

    Avian Censys Analysis

    2019-01-23 21:59:44 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Darcy Taniguchi | doi:10.25334/Q4H44W

    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.

  4. Exploring the functionality of R

    Exploring the functionality of R

    2019-01-23 21:53:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Austin Happel | doi:10.25334/Q4MT7V

    Students work with example data to generate a length-weight plot and use lm() to obtain regression coefficients. Base plot functions are used to plot both the data and the regression line.

  5. Evolutionary Ecophysiology swirl lesson

    Evolutionary Ecophysiology swirl lesson

    2019-01-23 21:46:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nadia Aubin-Horth | doi:10.25334/Q4RM8D

    Uses swirl to walk students through how to use R and analyze their own data.

  6. Binomial test

    Binomial test

    2019-01-23 21:41:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephen Gosnell | doi:10.25334/Q4WB30

    This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.

  7. Two-Way ANOVA

    Two-Way ANOVA

    2019-01-23 21:18:11 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Didem Ikis | doi:10.25334/Q45T6F

    In this lesson, students will learn the necessary statistical terms to understand two-way ANOVA, how to visualize their data, how to perform two-way ANOVA and interpret their results, and how to check for the ANOVA assumptions.

  8. Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

    Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)

    2019-01-23 16:09:03 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin N. Bodine | doi:10.25334/Q4C137

    These are the materials for Math 214 offered at Rhodes College.

  9. Histograms and Boxplots

    Histograms and Boxplots

    2019-01-21 17:38:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Suann Yang | doi:10.25334/Q4GB2W

    This lesson, created for an introductory ecology course, focuses on helping novice R users to import a data file, apply base R plotting functions, and use R Markdown to generate a reproducible report.

  10. Investigating Determinants of Richness in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands Using Linear Models in Shiny

    Investigating Determinants of Richness in Ephemeral and Permanent Wetlands Using Linear Models in Shiny

    2019-01-21 05:38:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristofor Voss | doi:10.25334/Q4RQ9T

    This resource seeks to provide a quantitative platform by which students can be taught about interactive effects using the TIEE module created by Little (2018). Key to the adaptation is the use of a Shiny app to create figures and R output.

  11. Modeling Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

    Modeling Trophic Interactions in Rice Agriculture: A Jigsaw Approach

    2019-01-18 16:19:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Fernando Nieto, Kiersten Nicole Newtoff, Kristine Grayson, Emily Nodine, Brian Robert Shmaefsky | doi:10.25334/Q42724

    Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues using Lotka and Volterra predator/prey model.

  12. Discrete Modeling and Structures (Course Materials)

    Discrete Modeling and Structures (Course Materials)

    2019-01-16 16:03:57 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carrie Diaz Eaton | doi:10.25334/Q4PX5R

    These are the materials for DCS course offered at Bates College. This is a sampler of structures and ways they are used to model biological and social phenomena.

  13. NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    2019-01-15 16:44:01 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Hayley Orndorf, Sam S Donovan

    NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

  14. Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution

    Islands as a Tool for Teaching Ecology and Evolution

    2019-01-14 15:42:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Yadeeh Sawyer, Libby Beckman, Kayce Bell, Joseph Cook | doi:10.25334/Q4XB05

    Module for Ecology & Evolution course covering island biogeography principles, The scientific process and hypothesis testing, statistical methods (t-tests, regression), and online database use and availability

  15. Regulation of Sex Determination

    Regulation of Sex Determination

    2019-01-13 21:12:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jessica Ashley Allen, Christie Landry, Laura Pickell, Deborah Taylor | doi:10.25334/Q4TQ7P

    This activity accompanies the HHMI BioInteractive module Sex Verification of Athletes (​https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/testing-athletes​). It provides students with exercises to explore the aspects of human anatomy and physiology.

  16. Cell Division and Rates of Population Growth

    Cell Division and Rates of Population Growth

    2019-01-12 01:02:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4ZF0H

    This module introduces the exponential growth of cells in the context of understanding cell division. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  17. Energy Absorbed from Light During Photosynthesis

    Energy Absorbed from Light During Photosynthesis

    2019-01-12 00:58:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4373T

    This module introduces how energy absorption from light is affected by the wavelengths in the context of understanding photosynthesis. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  18. Efficiency of ATP Prodution

    Efficiency of ATP Prodution

    2019-01-12 00:47:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q46X5D

    This module introduces the efficiency of ATP production in the context of understanding glycolysis and endergonic reactions. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  19. Doubling Time of Tumors

    Doubling Time of Tumors

    2019-01-12 00:38:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lou Gross, Monica Beals, Susan Harrell | doi:10.25334/Q4BQ7B

    This module introduces the calculation of potential doubling time of tumorous cells in the context of understanding the growth of a population of the cells. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

  20. Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ

    Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ

    2019-01-07 21:16:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gary Laverty, Thomas John Peters, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo, Denise Levin Signorelli, Saumya Ramanathan | doi:10.25334/Q4HF1V

    Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components involved in controlling PPAR-γ activation.