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Statistical Exploration of Climate Data
30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamra Carpenter1, Jon Kettenring2, Robert Vanderbei3
1. DIMACS, Rutgers University 2. Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, Drew University 3. Princeton University
In this module the students will learn some basic concepts in statistical thinking about data, with emphasis on exploratory data analysis.
Hawk vs. Dove Game
By Drew LaMar
College of William and Mary
Hawk vs. Dove Game is a model of conflict for two players in game theory.
29 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Divid Diez1, Chris Barr1, Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel2
1. OpenIntro 2. Duke University
OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook.
BIO103R: Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at URI
By Rachel Schwartz1, Linda Forrester1
University of Rhode Island
GitHub repository for Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at University of Rhode Island
Quantitative Modules to Accompany General Biology Courses
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Susan Harell Yee2, Monica Beals3
1. University of Tennessee Knoxville 2. EPA, Gulf Ecology Division 3. SAS
A collection of modules that were developed to accompany general biology courses and allow instructors to add quantitative examples in many of the topics in a standard GB sequence.
Coral Reefs in Hot Water
04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Bonner
St. John Fisher College
Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...
Laboratory exercises on microbial growth, horizontal gene transfer, competition and evolution
01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth
The New School
Simple laboratory exercises to reinforce student learning when performed in conjunction with NetLogo simulations.
Sample NetLogo Code of Bacterial Growth
By Anne Elizabeth Yust
Each NetLogo file is a sequential version of the final bacterial growth model produced in the Bacterial Growth Tutorial. These are to be used as checks to one's understanding alongside the tutorial.
17 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, R. S. Maxwell1
Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth rates of a...
3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Kerri-Ann Norton2
1. Radford University 2. Johns Hopkins University
This module allows students to follow a researcher as she discovers new features of breast cancer tissue architecture, using 3D reconstructions of histological specimens.
Salamander Mark-Recapture using SPARCnet plots with the Schnabel Method
13 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson1, Raisa Hernández Pacheco1
University of Richmond
A salamander mark-recapture module where students field collect a third survey occasion to estimate population size
Pokemon Go and Ecology
12 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Elizabeth C Davis-Berg1, Joshua Drew2, Stephanie Sardelis
1. Columbia College Chicago 2. Columbia College
These are resources associated with using Pokemon Go to teach concepts in Ecology.
Dairy Farm Mathematics
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Richard Francisco1, Katie Gilbert1
University of Georgia
We based our instructional unit on the premise that many people have, that one does not need mathematics if the they do not plan on atttending college or pursuiting careers known for involving...
Phenotypic plasticity and predation
29 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2
1. Radford University 2. Vassar College
Students predict changes to tadpole morphology and coloration after considering characteristics of the predator species and the prey themselves then test their own hypotheses (typically with...
24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Leaf cutter ant foraging
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2
This module introduces students to leaf-cutter ants in the rainforests of Panama. Students derive their own research hypotheses regarding ant foraging or allometric scaling relationships.
Dendroclimatologists can reconstruct climate records further into the past than written records, by examining tree rings. Students "reverse-engineer" this process by considering growth...
Ferns are Everywhere
23 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Claudia Neuhauser
University of Minnesota
Using spatial fern population data in hypothesis testing
Discrete Math Modeling with Biological Applications (Course Materials)
22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Erin N. Bodine
These are the materials for Math 214 offered at Rhodes College.