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  1. Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jennifer Lorraine Cartier, Kellen Myers, Victoria Ferguson, Yekaterina Voskoboynik

    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...

  2. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Todd Graham, Claire Seibold, Rebecca Driessen, Hannah Lea Callender

    This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...

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

    26 Feb 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): William Wimsatt, Jeff Schank

    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.

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

    20 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Istvan Karsai, Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson

    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...

  5. 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....

  6. 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....

  7. Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Olcay Akman

    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...

  8. 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...

  9. More Mice with Fangs: Intermediate Punnett Squares

    09 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Dr. Kaci Thompson, Dr. Kären Nelson

    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...

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

    15 Sep 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Laurel Hester, Mark Sarvary, Corey Ptak

    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...

  11. Natural Hazards and Risks

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Lisa Gilbert, Josh Galster, Joan Ramage

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: http://qubeshub.org/publications/290This module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial systems and society by having students evaluate how hurricane hazards and risks have changed with coastal development.

  12. NetLogo refresher course

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction By Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is a review of some key principles of programming in NetLogo, from exercise 8 of Chapter 9 of the book.

  13. Network-based models of transmission of infectious diseases: a brief overview

    10 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just, Hannah Lea Callender, Drew LaMar

    The main purpose of this document is to give a brief but mathematically rigorous description of the network-based models of transmission of infectious diseases that are studied on this web site. Readers will be able to find a much more detailed development of this material in our book chapters...

  14. Numbers Count!: Calculus 2 course

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/751Based upon the University of Minnesota Bachelor's of Science in Health Science calculus curriculum (part 2), this course  introduces linear transformations,...

  15. Numbers Count!: Statistics course

    28 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/750This course in the Numbers Count! curriculum introduces the basics of statistical analysis, including basic definitions, data visualization, and application. 

  16. ODD Description of the BEFORE Beech Forest Model

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/872This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is an ODD...

  17. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  18. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  19. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...

  20. Panel: Implementing and distributing learning resources in quantitative biology education

    26 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/229/QUBES Hub will offer a rich store of resources for incorporating quantitative skills into the undergraduate curriculum and tools for facilitating collaboration in the development and sharing...