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  1. Chi-Square analysis of two point test cross data

    21 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  2. Essay to students about the fallacy of fixed math ability

    20 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  3. Ch 11 Genetics and Statistics (Chi Square)

    19 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    A PowerPoint slideshow which informs the viewer of  the purposes of chi square.  The PowerPoint includes  definitions of relevant terms,  step-by-step procedures for calculating chi square, and questions for individual thoughts.  The slides support one example...

  4. Sealing the Deal The Grey Seal Problem in the U.S. Northeast

    18 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    "This case study uses a PowerPoint-driven approach combined with role-playing 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...

  5. An Introduction to Population Ecology - The Logistic Growth Equation

    17 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Describes the logistic population growth model and applies it to the scenario of population growth and overabundance in white-tailed deer. Activity also contains links to more advanced activities such how to model the harvesting rate of a population with logistic growth.

  6. Connecting Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology, Ecology, Population Dynamics

    16 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    "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...

  7. AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression

    15 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  8. Human Genetic Variation: A Flipped Exercise in Cultural Competency

    15 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    "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...

  9. 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...

  10. Linked Genes and Recombination: Advanced Punnett Squares

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/743An online module in which students learn about more difficult genetics problems, including linked genes and crossing over. Quantitatively students learn about marginal...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. Introduction to Quantitative Biology - Fall 2014 Syllabus

    05 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/240This course will be an overview of the mathematical tools used in quantitative analysis and modeling of biological systems. The goal is to develop quantitative reasoning skills through the...