22 Aug 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Evan Cowden1, Maila Hallare1
US Air Force Academy, USAFA CO USA
In this modeling scenario, we propose a gentle introduction to limit cycles using nullcline analysis and a spreadsheet graphical approach via the fourth-order Runge-Kutta method. We will be...
05 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert Krueger1, Eric Stachura2
1. Concordia University, St. Paul MN USA 2. Kennesaw State University, Marietta GA USA
Students investigate difference equations through tiling hallways. They observe patterns in the tiling which lead to a difference equation. Solutions will be calculated by iteration. and the shift...
Cell Aggregation and Sphere Packing
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the calculation of packing density in the context of understanding cell aggregation and arrangement. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Mechanisms of Cell Attachment
This module introduces the calculation of refractive indices along a cell surface in the context of understanding the attachment of cells to surfaces. It is intended for an introductory biology...
Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction
This module introduces phototropism and gravitropism in the context of understanding how to quantify stem curvature of plants. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio
This module introduces surface area-volume ratio in the context of understanding the limits or constraints on organism size. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.