Tags: allometry

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  1. Three Research-Based Quantitative Reasoning Modules for Introductory Organismal Biology Laboratories

    13 Dec 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Erika Crispo*1, Katriina L. Ilves†1

    Pace University

    We have designed three laboratory modules for an introductory organismal biology course with an emphasis on quantitative reasoning and data analysis skills. Module 1 tests for dimorphism in...


  2. Body Size Constraints in Xylem Feeding Insects: Allometric Relationships

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces body size constraints of xylem-feeding insects in the context of understanding allometric relationships. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.


  3. Leaf cutter ant foraging

    24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2

    1. Radford University 2. Vassar College

    This module introduces students to leaf-cutter ants in the rainforests of Panama. Students derive their own research hypotheses regarding ant foraging or allometric scaling relationships.


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

    03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak

    Radford University

    This 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 statistics.