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A Very Basic Tutorial for Performing Linear Mixed Effects Analyses: Tutorial 2
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Bodo Winter
University of California, Merced
The second of two tutorials that introduce you to linear and linear mixed models. This tutorial serves as a quick boot camp to jump-start your own analyses with linear mixed effects models.
Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally
10 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Sughrue Etter
Cape Cod Community College
TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?
Additional Figures of the Day - Parasitology
30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elizabeth Hamman
These additional figures were used in a Parasitology course (juniors and seniors) at Radford University.
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21 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stockton Maxwell, Jeremy M Wojdak
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/544/The AIMS (Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics) project was founded on the idea that students don't often care much about analysis until they care about...
AMS Mathematical Moments
28 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: American Mathematical Society
This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/848 From the website:Discover the World of MathematicsMathematical Moments are 8.5" x 11" pdfs, available on many different topics in science, nature,technology,...
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.
10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1
1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder
Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...
03 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Arietta Fleming-Davies1, Jeremy M Wojdak2
1. University of San Diego 2. Radford University
This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of...
Climate Diagrams Mini-Case Study for Ecology
26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John Anthony Barone
Columbus State University
This mini-case study provides undergraduate ecology students with experience in how to read climate diagrams and how to put them together. The activity includes a discussion of actual and potential...
Connecting Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology, Ecology, Population Dynamics
16 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Jeanne, Jan Cheetham, Lee Clippard, Alan Wolf, Les Howles, Edna Francisco, Michelle Glenetski, Bahman Zakeri, Cidney Frietag, Steven Clark, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Ben Schulte, Olaf Olson
"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...
Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills
22 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: MK Kjelvik, EH Schultheis
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...
Ecology and Epidemiology in R
09 May 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/837
Exploring the Population Dynamics of Wintering Bald Eagles Through Long-Term Data
23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Julie Beckstead, Alexandra Lagasse, Scott Robinson
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/265The Ecological QuestionHow does a bald eagle population change over time at a winter migratory stopover and which factors influence its abundance?This activity has two different aspects to...
Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data
05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Julie Beckstead1, Alexandra Lagasse1, Scott Robinson2
1. Gonzaga University 2. Wildlife Biologist, Retired, Bureau of Land Management Coeur d'Alene Field Office Coeur d'Alene
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 7
10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lazella Lawson1, Julie Beckstead2, Alexandra Lagasse2, Scott Robinson3
1. The Master's University 2. Gonzaga University 3. Wildlife Biologist, Retired, Bureau of Land Management Coeur d'Alene Field Office Coeur d'Alene
Figure of the Day - Teaching Notes - Boersma
01 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kate S Boersma
University of San Diego
Teaching notes from my application of Figure of the Day in my BIOL305 Ecology lecture course for biology majors.
Figure of the Week (Non-major's Biology)
By Heather McGray
San Diego City College
Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
Human Genetic Variation: A Flipped Exercise in Cultural Competency
15 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Shoumita Dasgupta, Katherine Larabee Tuttle
"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...
11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.
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...