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
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...
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.
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.
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
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.