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  1. Map Your Hazards

    20 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: http://qubeshub.org/publications/292This interdisciplinary module allows students to understand societal impacts that result from natural hazards and gain insight into how our knowledge and perspectives of the world shape how we...

  2. Marriage age model ODD

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/869This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction By Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is an...

  3. Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Basic Rules of Probability

    07 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/741This is an online activity that explains basic concepts of probability. Some concepts introduced include when to add or multiply probabilities, and independent and...

  4. Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Mice with Fangs - Intro to Punnett Squares

    14 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/744This is an online activity that provides an introduction to Punnett squares as a tool for visualizing genetic inheritance. The ratios of possible genotypes and phenotypes...

  5. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  6. Mathematical models and theorems

    01 Feb 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    In this module we introduce and compare various types of deterministic and stochastic mathematical models of disease transmission. We then illustrate how one can derive predictions of these models in the form of mathematical theorems.Level: Advanced undergraduate and graduate students of...

  7. Mathematics for Biologists Problem Workbook

    27 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/748This is a workbook of solved problems created by Dr. Juergen Gerlach at Radford University, for  students in Math 119 - Mathematics for Biologists.   He is...

  8. Mathematics for the Life Sciences

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    From source site: "This website is designed to provide a variety of information about the text Mathematics for the Life Sciences. It provides some material that supplements the presentations in the text, and will be the primary method used by the authors to pass on new material related...

  9. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  10. Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics

    03 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/341In this classroom activity, students are introduced to the genetics of sickle cell disease by a short film The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans . A classroom handout...

  11. Mentoring Undergraduate Research Projects in Mathematical Biology

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/255For several years, we have been mentoring undergraduate research projects in the areas of the dynamics of impulsive differential equation models for pest management and epidemiology and the...

  12. Michaelis-Menten Enzyme Kinetics

    14 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/778In this simulation equations used in enzyme kinetics (Michaelis-Menten, Eadie-Hofstee, Dixon, and Lineweaver-Burk) are modeled under various conditions. The equations are...

  13. Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/864Module Summary: The production of crops is essential to human life. Producing these crops, however, comes with it a cost to the environment. The commonly used agricultural...

  14. Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models

    26 Feb 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/346Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.

  15. Modelling and simulation: helping students acquire this skill using a Stock and Flow approach with MathBench

    20 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Computational and modelling skills are vital to most fields of biological research, yet traditional biology majors have no or little opportunity to develop these skills during their undergraduate education. We describe an approach, which can address this issue by a synergy of...

  16. ModelSim Population Biology Unit

    18 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/902This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology....

  17. Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/254In most traditional statistics courses, instructors use data from different fields in an effort to give the courses an interdisciplinary flavor. They generally fail because these attempts...

  18. Monkey Opsins

    20 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/356Humans have trichromatic vision. Our eyes detect colors in the visible range of the spectrum using three different cone cell types, each maximally stimulated by a different wavelength of...

  19. More Mice with Fangs: Intermediate Punnett Squares

    09 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/742An online module utilizing probability and Punnett squares to introduce students to more complex genetic problems. The module emphasizes students' use of probability...

  20. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia marcescens

    15 Sep 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:  https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/875I published this paper with Mark Sarvary and Corey Ptak in the 2014 Proceedings of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education based on a laboratory module we...