AIMS- Analyzing Images to learn Mathematics and Statistics - studying leaf cutter ants to learn linear regression
03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak
This is a teaching resource that uses fascinating images and videos of leaf cutter ants foraging in Panama to provide an engaging context for students to learn about mathematics and statistics.
Leaf cutter ant foraging
24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2, Myra Hughey2
1. Radford University 2. Vassar College
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.