17 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jue Wang
The recent coronavirus outbreak has infected millions of people worldwide and spread to over 200 countries. How can we use differential equations to study the spread of coronavirus?
16 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar
New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn NY USA
During the project described here, the students will learn how to solve and address a practical problem such as cholera transmission using various mathematical tools.
BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only
17 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nicole Anthony
Biological Sciences, Toronto District School Board
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection
Ecology of Infectious Disease: Data Mining the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Ecological Patterns
24 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid
Bridgewater State University
How to use publicly available infection case data to teach ecology and evolution of human infectious diseases.
Modeling Strep Throat Detection, Infection, and Spread Using an SIR Model and the Vensim Simulation Software
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert A. Kurt1, Chun Wai Liew1
The overarching goal of this lesson is to provide students with an opportunity to gain experience making and using biological models. Biological modeling can be used to investigate complex,...
Science and Society: Integrating Historical Science Materials Into an Undergraduate Biology Course
30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Shelley D. Copley*1, Sean Babbs1, Barbara Losoff1
University of Colorado Boulder
Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011) stresses the importance of fostering an understanding of the relationship between...
03 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anton E Weisstein
Truman State University
An introduction to epidemiological models using interactive Excel worksheets