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Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicholas G. Reich1, Andrea S. Foulkes1, Harrel Blatt1, Eric A. Cohen1, Gregory Matthews1
University of Massachusetts
statsTeachR is an open-access, online repository of modular lesson plans, a.k.a. "modules", for teaching statistics using R at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure
22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gregory Zimmerman, J. Phil Gibson1
University of Oklahoma
In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
The Morning After: A Case Study of the Impacts of HIV on Sexual Minority Populations
21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Enya Granados1, Kaylee M Wilburn1, Justin Pruneski1
Poster on a case study around the experiences of the LGBT community related to HIV presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Trophic Cascades, Population Structure, and the Role of Keystone Species
By Merrilee Anderson1, J. Phil Gibson2
1. Mount Aloysius College 2. University of Oklahoma
In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine terrestrial trophic cascades. Concepts will then be applied to examples in freshwater ecosystems.
Ripped from the Headlines! Creating Case Studies from Primary Literature.
19 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gary Laverty
University of Delaware
Poster on using case studies developed from primary literature presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Sexy Smells - A case study using preen oil composition of the Dark Eyed Junco
By Sarah Prescott1, Melissa Haswell2
1. University of New Hampshire 2. Davenport University
Poster on a case study invites students to explore the biochemistry and physiology of pheromones using authentic data presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
15 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Enya Granados
06 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brian Robert Shmaefsky1, J. Phil Gibson2
1. Lone Star College - Kingwood 2. University of Oklahoma