19 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aleksandra Kaplon-Schilis
In this lesson students will use mathematical models to describe real-world objects and to gain better understanding of quadratic functions.
Neighborhood Fences and Gates
28 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ricardo Cortez1, Cynthia Anhalt2, Susan Staats3, Marta Civil2
1. Tulane University 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Minnesota
This classroom modeling project targets the competency of proposing functions that meet certain properties and features, which is part of many modeling processes. It is suitable for high school or...
Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods
19 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Wasser1, Megan A. Jones2
1. University of Colorado Boulder 2. National Ecological Observatory Network
This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...
Calculating Lifetime Cancer Risk Resulting from DNA Replication
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebecca Orr1, Ruth Buskirk2, Kristin Harvey2
1. Collin College 2. University of Texas at Austin
An expanded case study adapted from an HHMI Data Point on Cell Division and Cancer Risk using Figure 1 from Tomasetti, C. and Vogelstein, B. (2015).
Expanded Graphing Tutorial
By Kiersten Nicole Newtoff1, Cheryl Squair2, Sharon Maureen Homer-Drummond3, Tamar Goulet4
1. Montgomery College 2. University of Hawaii at Manoa 3. Tri-County Technical College 4. University of Mississippi
The tutorial has two approaches for teaching about graph building and choosing the appropriate graph for different data types, a scaffolding approach and a exploration approach which can be...
Cancer Discovery Activities
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
These two hands-on activities are based on a Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2013 Holiday Lectures on Science video (http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/cancer-genetic-disease-video-highlights)...
Cell Division and Cancer Risk Data Point
Cancer is typically attributed to hereditary and environmental factors, but these only explain a fraction of overall cancer risk. This activity explores a third factor.
Coral Bleaching Mapping Activity
This is a classroom activity in which students use authentic data to assess the threat of coral bleaching around the world. It supports the 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science video featuring Dr....
Lizard Evolution Series Collection
The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.
Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa Study Coral Reef Damage in American Samoa
Field research on coral bleaching suggests possibilities for saving threatened reefs.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 5: Histogram
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Generate a histogram using a variety of methods.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 3 - Column Graphs, Error Bars, and Standard Error of the Mean
Generate a column or bar graph with standard error bars.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 2 - Autofill Data, Cell References, and Standard Deviation
Generate a table with autofill, and use absolute cell reference to calculate variance and standard deviation.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series
This series of self-paced tutorials show how to analyze data using a spreadsheet program.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1 -- Formulae, Functions, and Averages | HHMI BioInteractive
This introduction to spreadsheet programs describes the basic organization of a worksheet, how to organize and format your data, how to perform simple mathematical calculations, how to use built-in...
Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017
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27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser
The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection)
13 Jun 2017 |
Posted by Jim Smith
Epidemics: Modelling with mathematics
24 Aug 2016 |
Posted by Carrie Diaz Eaton