17 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jonathan Paynter1, Patrick Mugg1, LAmar Adams1
United States Military Academy, West Point NY USA
This project offers students a chance to make a policy recommendation based on analysis of a nonlinear system of differential equations (disease model). The scenario is taken from the fall of 2014...
By Jue Wang
The recent coronavirus outbreak has infected millions of people worldwide and spread to over 200 countries. How can we use differential equations to study the spread of coronavirus?
16 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Driskell
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction CO USA
Students will use data published by the World Health Organization to model the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. We begin with a simple exponential growth model and move through the...
BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only
17 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Anthony
Biological Sciences, Toronto District School Board
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection
Graphing an Epidemic: West Africa Ebola Epidemic
28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lois Bartsch
Metropolitan Community College
In this activity, students will explore how the Ebola virus outbreak occurred in West Africa through graphing prevalence, incidence and mortality data from the three major countries that were...
Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus
16 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Tapprich
University of Nebraska-Omaha
This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...
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26 Apr 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Michael James, Lauren Mayer, Keely Copperthite
Simple agent based SIR model of Ebola epidemics.