The Mathematics of Voting Systems: Plurality, Runoff and Ranked Choice
11 Apr 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tess Hick
In this five-day interdisciplinary math and social studies unit, students use math to create informed opinions about the three most common voting systems in the United States: plurality, runoff and...
Linear Regression (Excel) and Cellular Respiration for Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
03 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Irene Corriette1, Beatriz Gonzalez1, Daniela Kitanska2, Henriette Mozsolits2, Sheela Vemu3
1. Santa Fe College 2. Passaic County Community College 3. Waubonsee Community College
Students typically find linear regression analysis of data sets in a biology classroom challenging. These activities could be used in a Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Statistics course. The...
Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests
28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3
1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University
Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...
15 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Derek Edward Sollberger
UC Merced School of Natural Sciences
Presentation on using the LearnR software in teaching. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute
Tonya A DeGeorge
Alex R Borrell
Ghada S Eldeeb
Bruce Pirooz Ayati
Smruti Patel Jani