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  1. Exponential Growth by Bozeman Science

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul Andersen

    Youtube video

  2. 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...

  3. An Introduction to Population Ecology - The Logistic Growth Equation

    17 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brandon M. Hale, Maeve L. McCarthy

    Describes the logistic population growth model and applies it to the scenario of population growth and overabundance in white-tailed deer. Activity also contains links to more advanced activities such how to model the harvesting rate of a population with logistic growth.

  4. 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...

  5. Linked Genes and Recombination: Advanced Punnett Squares

    12 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Dr. Kaci Thompson, Dr. Karen Nelson

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/743An online module in which students learn about more difficult genetics problems, including linked genes and crossing over. Quantitatively students learn about marginal...

  6. More Mice with Fangs: Intermediate Punnett Squares

    09 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Dr. Kaci Thompson, Dr. Kären Nelson

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/742An online module utilizing probability and Punnett squares to introduce students to more complex genetic problems. The module emphasizes students' use of probability...

  7. Testing Goodness of Fit with the Chi-Square

    07 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Dr. Kaci Thompson, Dr. Kären Nelson

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/740This is a MathBench module written for students to use in a self-study mode. It uses a narrative structure, humor, and everyday examples to step the learner through the...