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  1. Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide

    23 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/824Integral projection models (IPMs) use information on how an individual's state influences its vital rates – survival, growth and reproduction – to...

  2. Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills

    22 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze.   Right now they are aimed at K-12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...

  3. Cell Biology by the Numbers

    21 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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(105-f3-ViralMeasuringTape-13.png,...

  4. IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models

    19 Jan 2015 | Software (Off-site)

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/779IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models. An IPM is a demographic tool to explore the...

  5. Ch 11 Genetics and Statistics (Chi Square)

    19 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    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...

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

    18 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    "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...

  7. Sustained exponential population growth of grey seals at Sable Island, Nova Scotia

    18 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    "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...

  8. 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...

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

    15 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    "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...

  10. Chi-Square Test video

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This 12-minute video describes what a chi-square analysis is and illustrates 3 examples of how to perform one, increasing in complexity. The video starts with the classic example of a coin toss, then rolling die, and finally, with  realistic ecological...

  11. Chi-Square Test video

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This 12-minute video describes what a chi-square analysis is and illustrates 3 examples of how to perform one, increasing in complexity. The video starts with the classic example of a coin toss, then rolling die, and finally, with  realistic ecological...

  12. Cookbook for R

    10 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/780The goal of the cookbook is to provide solutions to common tasks and problems in analyzing data.