
CATALST  Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics
22 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Joan Garfield, Robert delMas, Andrew Zieffler, Allan Rossman, Beth Chance, John Holcomb, George Cobb
From the project website: "This project uses the acronym CATALST (Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics) to represent the goal of accelerating change in the teaching and learning of statistics. The changes we are working towards are in both content and pedagogy. Our focus is the...

Data Nuggets  Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills
22 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis
Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze. Right now they are aimed at K12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...

Data Nuggets  Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills
22 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis
Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze. Right now they are aimed at K12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...

Cell Biology by the Numbers
21 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Ron Milo, Rob Phillips
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/819Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells.Sample figures:[[Slider(105f3ViralMeasuringTape13.png,...

ChiSquare analysis of two point test cross data
21 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Bob Sheehy
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/746This flash tutorial simulates analysis of a 2 point test cross and will walk you through the analysis of two hypothetical traits. Your goal is to determine if these traits...

ChiSquare analysis of two point test cross data
21 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Bob Sheehy
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/746This flash tutorial simulates analysis of a 2 point test cross and will walk you through the analysis of two hypothetical traits. Your goal is to determine if these traits...

Essay to students about the fallacy of fixed math ability
20 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Jeremy M Wojdak
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/238This is a short essay I wrote in 2014 to share with my students, after hearing the inevitable "I'm not good at math." as a reaction to some quantitative topics in class. I...

Essay to students about the fallacy of fixed math ability
20 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Jeremy M Wojdak
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/238This is a short essay I wrote in 2014 to share with my students, after hearing the inevitable "I'm not good at math." as a reaction to some quantitative topics in class. I...

Ch 11 Genetics and Statistics (Chi Square)
19 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Shannan Muskopf
A PowerPoint slideshow which informs the viewer of the purposes of chi square. The PowerPoint includes definitions of relevant terms, stepbystep procedures for calculating chi square, and questions for individual thoughts. The slides support one example...

Ch 11 Genetics and Statistics (Chi Square)
19 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Shannan Muskopf
A PowerPoint slideshow which informs the viewer of the purposes of chi square. The PowerPoint includes definitions of relevant terms, stepbystep procedures for calculating chi square, and questions for individual thoughts. The slides support one example...

Sealing the Deal The Grey Seal Problem in the U.S. Northeast
18 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Matthew S. Kaufman
"This case study uses a PowerPointdriven approach combined with roleplaying to explore issues surrounding the grey seal population off the coast of New England, specifically Chatham, Massachusetts. After gathering information, the students take the part of Chatham City council members and...

Sealing the Deal The Grey Seal Problem in the U.S. Northeast
18 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Matthew S. Kaufman
"This case study uses a PowerPointdriven approach combined with roleplaying to explore issues surrounding the grey seal population off the coast of New England, specifically Chatham, Massachusetts. After gathering information, the students take the part of Chatham City council members and...

Sustained exponential population growth of grey seals at Sable Island, Nova Scotia
18 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): W.D. Bowen, J. McMillan, R. Mohn
"Grey seal pup production on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, has been monitored since the early 1960s. We estimated pup production on Sable Island in 1997 using aerial photography with a correction for detection of pups on the imagery and a statistical model to account for the proportion of pups...

An Introduction to Population Ecology  The Logistic Growth Equation
17 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Brandon M. Hale, Maeve L. McCarthy
Describes the logistic population growth model and applies it to the scenario of population growth and overabundance in whitetailed deer. Activity also contains links to more advanced activities such how to model the harvesting rate of a population with logistic growth.

An Introduction to Population Ecology  The Logistic Growth Equation
17 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Brandon M. Hale, Maeve L. McCarthy
Describes the logistic population growth model and applies it to the scenario of population growth and overabundance in whitetailed deer. Activity also contains links to more advanced activities such how to model the harvesting rate of a population with logistic growth.

Connecting Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology, Ecology, Population Dynamics
16 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Robert Jeanne, Jan Cheetham, Lee Clippard, Alan Wolf, Les Howles, Edna Francisco, Michelle Glenetski, Bahman Zakeri, Cidney Frietag, Steven Clark, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Ben Schulte, Olaf Olson
"The capacity for growth is a measure of the success of a population of a species. Because there are so many interactions between individuals and the environment, measuring how well populations grow is often complex. Population biologists frequently use mathematical growth models to help...

Connecting Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology, Ecology, Population Dynamics
16 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Robert Jeanne, Jan Cheetham, Lee Clippard, Alan Wolf, Les Howles, Edna Francisco, Michelle Glenetski, Bahman Zakeri, Cidney Frietag, Steven Clark, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Ben Schulte, Olaf Olson
"The capacity for growth is a measure of the success of a population of a species. Because there are so many interactions between individuals and the environment, measuring how well populations grow is often complex. Population biologists frequently use mathematical growth models to help...

AIMS Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics  studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression
15 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Jeremy M Wojdak
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/239This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and...

AIMS Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics  studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression
15 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Jeremy M Wojdak
This resource has been updated  find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/239This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and...

Human Genetic Variation: A Flipped Exercise in Cultural Competency
15 Jan 2015  Teaching & Reference Material  Contributor(s): Shoumita Dasgupta, Katherine Larabee Tuttle
"This interactive case discussion was created to emphasize the clinical relevance of population genetics, but is also a suitable resource for teaching the basic principles of population genetics while relating them to human genetic variation. Our understanding of human genetic variation has...