Using Grassy Narrows in a Live Classroom with Clicker Questions and Interactive Histogram: Sampling Distributions, Probability, and Hypothesis Testing
24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jonathan Andrew Akin
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Students are introduced to concepts of sampling distributions, p-values, and hypothesis testing. Using both simulated and real data for methylmercury level in fish populations, students will...
22 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mary Vanderschoot
Wheaton College, Wheaton IL USA
In this activity, students will apply a variety of techniques for analyzing nonlinear systems (e.g., nullclines, linearization, and technologies for drawing phase portraits) to study...
By William (Bill) Skerbitz
Students will walk through a detailed derivation and review of basic population models (exponential and logistic) to create and understand variations of those models.
17 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stephen Morse1, Brian Allen1, Stanley Florkowski1
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY USA
The primary aim of this project is to draw a connection between differential equations and vector calculus, using population ecology modeling as a vehicle.
Christina M Andruk
Monica H Burr
The Influence of Exotic Plant Invasion on Pollinator Abundance
11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maxcy Nicole Hill
Virginia Commonwealth University
This lesson introduces two global change factors, natural habitat loss and exotic plant invasion, and analyzes how these stressors impact the biodiversity and abundance of pollinator species....
Denise Marie-Franke Kind
River and Tree health of the Truckee River Basin with Noelle Patterson
10 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Noelle Patterson
University of California, Davis
Today we are highlighting our talk with Ph.D. student Noelle Patterson discussing watersheds, the history of the Truckee River Basin, and the health of Cottonwoods in the region.
Fluoxetine and Crab Behavior: Multiple Linear Regression
09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Shotwell
This publication explores the behavioral influence of pharmaceutical pollution on a species of estuarine crab. Fluoxetine is a commonly prescribed, fairly effective anti-depressant and anti-anxiety...
By Jacob Duncan
Winona State University, Winona MN USA
We use a system of difference equations that incorporates a temperature-dependent MPB population growth rate to model the outbreak and recovery cycle in mountain pine beetle-infested forests.
Are you teaching biostatistics with R? Suggestions to help you as work with your students.
04 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Olivia Tabares
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Teaching students how to code and analyze data in R is important for the fields of biology and ecology. Olivia Tabares and the Ecological Forecasting Education Working Group created this resource...
Jennifer Foltz Sweat
Michael A Armstrong