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AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson
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28 Mar 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...
AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson
28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...
Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?
27 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tom Langen
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module: Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...
MathBench Biology Modules
13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, William F. Fagan, Patricia A. Shields
Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses.
Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography
11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...
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...
IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models
19 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Sean M. McMahon, Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Eelke Jongejans, Cory Merow
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/779IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models. An IPM is a demographic tool to explore the...
AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression
15 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy M Wojdak
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/239This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and...
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