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Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
21 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Valerie Greene
De Anza College
pptx presentation & partially filled out student proposal worksheet
Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data using R
By Kristen Kaczynski
California State University - Chico
The purpose of this modification was to take the analyses that were done in Excel and have the students perform them using R. Students were not given any R code for this activity, as R code was...
Murder by HIV? Undergraduate edition
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham1, Laura B. Regassa2, Michèle I. Shuster3
1. Thompson Rivers University 2. Georgia Southern University 3. New Mexico State University
Bioinformatics case study focusing on phylogenetic tree interpretation, published in the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Adaptation of Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure to a Non-Major’s Ecology Course
21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Howard Starnes
Somerset Community College
In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan L Van Etten
Pennsylvania State University
Make the Case: Using Case Studies to Increase Quantitative Biology Skills (Spring 2019 FMN)
13 Nov 2018 |
Posted by Deborah Rook
Are you interested in adopting case studies that address quantitative reasoning skills? Apply now to join us for the Make the Case: Using Case Studies to Increase Quantitative Biology Skills...
ModelSim Population Biology Unit
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2
1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University
This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.
Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
By Tamra Carpenter1, Jon Kettenring2, Robert Vanderbei3
1. DIMACS, Rutgers University 2. Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, Drew University 3. Princeton University
In this module the students will learn some basic concepts in statistical thinking about data, with emphasis on exploratory data analysis.
ODD Description of the BEFORE Beech Forest Model
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Steven F Railsback1, Volker Grimm
Lang Railsback & Associates
This is a supplemental resource from ABM
Marriage age model ODD
Supplemental resource from ABM
AMS Mathematical Moments
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials
Discover the world of mathematics with Mathematical Moments, 8.5'' x 11'' pdfs, available in many different scientific topics.
Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1
Michigan State University
This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet (wrinkled) peas, all in...
The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology
This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives.
Ecology and Epidemiology in R
22 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Paul Esker
Kansas State University
Ecology and epidemiology in R: Modeling dispersal gradients.
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Daniel Kaplan1, Karl-Dieter Crisman2, Nicholas Horton3, Eric Marland4, Randall Pruim5
1. Macalester College 2. Gordon College 3. Amherst College 4. Appalachian State University 5. Calvin College
Our goal: Provide a broader approach to quantitative studies that provides better support for work in science and technology.
Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis
17 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Eugenia Naro-Maciel1, Katherine Holmes2, Peter J. Ersts3, Katherine McFadden4, Nora Bynum5, Eleanor Sterling3
1. New York University 2. Wildlife Conservation Society 3. American Museum of Natural History 4. Clemson University 5. Duke University
in this exercise students will make suggestions for designing a comprehensive research program, use survey data, critically analyze results, and devise methods for study.
Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aramati Casper1, Dorothy P. Hill2, Melanie K. Rathburn2
1. Colorado State University 2. Mount Royal University
This case study explores the ecological relationship between black-tailed prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets.
A Pipeline in Paradise, Part 1: Learning the Relevant Science
By Shannon N. Conley1, Kathryn De Ridder-Vignone1, Mary K. Handley1, Michael L. Deaton1
James Madison University
This case requires students to integrate information across the following five “knowledge domains” to develop a baseline understanding of the problem.
Tell Them We Don't Want to Leave: The Marshallese and Sea-Level Rise (2014-10) | SESYNC
By Zola K. Moon1, Donna S. Davis1
University of Arkansas
This case study will expose students to the ways in which social-environmental systems operate and connect across different scales.