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  1. 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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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.

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Testing Goodness of Fit with the Chi-Square

    07 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/740This is a MathBench module written for students to use in a self-study mode. It uses a narrative structure, humor, and everyday examples to step the learner through the...

  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...