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The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology
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16 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Merle Heidemann, Peter J.T. White, Jim Smith
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/843This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives. This integrative approach employs both...
ModelSim Population Biology Unit
18 May 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/902This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology....
Ecology and Epidemiology in R
09 May 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/837
Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tamra Carpenter, Robert Vanderbei, Jon Kettenring
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/900Teacher version Student versionThis module is appropriate for introductory statistics classes.Supporting files: Module figures for...
23 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Kaplan, Karl-Dieter Crisman, Nicholas Horton, Eric Marland, Randall Pruim
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/825From the project website: Project MOSAIC is a community of educators working to develop a new way to introduce mathematics, statistics, computation and modeling...
23 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Nicholas Reich, Andrea Foulkes, Harrel Blatt, Eric Cohen, Gregory Matthews
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/781From the project website:What is statsTeachR?statsTeachR is an open-access, online repository of modular lesson plans, a.k.a. "modules", for teaching...
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...
Sealing the Deal The Grey Seal Problem in the U.S. Northeast
18 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew S. Kaufman
"This case study uses a PowerPoint-driven approach combined with role-playing to explore issues surrounding the grey seal population off the coast of New England, specifically Chatham, Massachusetts. After gathering information, the students take the part of Chatham City council members and...
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...
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...