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Optimal Foraging in Swirl
15 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...
Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data using Serenity
13 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...
BAG Lab Manual Phage
09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Scheifele
Loyola University Maryland
This is the lab manual for phage genome synthesis.
NEON Data in the Classroom: Using the QUBES Platform and Faculty Mentoring Networks to Build, Adapt, and Publish Data-Driven Open Educational Resources
26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kusum Naithani1, Megan A. Jones2, Kristine Grayson3
1. University of Arkansas 2. National Ecological Observatory Network 3. University of Richmond
Abstract for poster on the NEON Faculty Mentoring Network presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
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)
Introductory statistics in R - what packages are most valuable?
10 Aug 2015 |
Posted by Jeremy M Wojdak
There was an excellent blog post by Citizen-Statistician about teaching undergraduate statistics, and which R packages are among the top 10 or so most useful. Balancing the steep...
Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data, A Bayesian Approach
25 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jim Albert, Allan Rossman
From the project website " Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data, A Bayesian Approach, Key College Press; ISBN: 1930190123 (coauthored with Allan J. Rossman of Dickinson College) is a collection of classroom and homework activities designed to introduce the student to...
Introductory Science and Mathematics Education for 21st-Century Biologists
24 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: William Bialek, David Botstein
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/830Article abstract: "Galileo wrote that “the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics”; his quantitative approach to understanding the...
24 Jan 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...
23 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Kaplan, Karl-Dieter Crisman, Nicholas Horton, Eric Marland, Randall Pruim
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/825From the project website: Project MOSAIC is a community of educators working to develop a new way to introduce mathematics, statistics, computation and modeling...
23 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Nicholas Reich, Andrea Foulkes, Harrel Blatt, Eric Cohen, Gregory Matthews
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/781From the project website:What is statsTeachR?statsTeachR is an open-access, online repository of modular lesson plans, a.k.a. "modules", for teaching...
CATALST - Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics
22 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joan Garfield, Robert delMas, Andrew Zieffler, Allan Rossman, Beth Chance, John Holcomb, George Cobb
From the project website: "This project uses the acronym CATALST (Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics) to represent the goal of accelerating change in the teaching and learning of statistics. The changes we are working towards are in both content and pedagogy. Our focus is the...