Tags: modeling

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  1. Does Organelle Shape Matter?: Exploring Patterns in Cell Shape and Structure with High-Throughput (HT) Imaging

    27 Jan 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carlos C. Goller*1, Graham T. Johnson2, Kaitlyn Casimo2

    1. North Carolina State University 2. Allen Institute

    Organelle structure has been studied and visualized for decades; however, publicly available databases that use improved high-throughput microscopy of gene-edited cell lines have recently...


  2. Fitting Exponential and Logistic Growth Models to Bacterial Cell Count Data

    17 Dec 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adam Rumpf

    Florida Polytechnic University

    In this activity, students will model a noisy set of bacterial cell count data using both exponential and logistic growth models. For each model the students will plot the data (or a linear...


  3. Moths and Frogs and E. coli, Oh My!: Agent-based Modeling of Evolutionary Systems

    03 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alexis Garretson*1, Lorelei D. Crerar1

    George Mason University

    In evolution classrooms, introducing and reinforcing the idea of genetic drift and random selection can be challenging, as can be reinforcing appropriate mental models of evolution. Agent-based...


  4. Promoting Climate Change Literacy for Non-majors: Implementation of an atmospheric carbon dioxide modeling activity as an inquiry-based classroom activity

    27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary A. Williams1, Deena Wassenberg1

    University of Minnesota

    Students who are directly involved in scientific activities develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of both scientific knowledge and the scientific process. This understanding is critically...


  5. Factor Structure Assessment of the Students Support Needs Scale-Augmented for African-American STEM Students

    22 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Qingxia Li1, Thomas Gross2, Patricia Abbie McCarroll1, Catherine Hines2

    1. Fisk University 2. Western Kentucky University

    Poster on the impact of a performance pyramid-based peer-led learning community on course knowledge at a Historically Black University. Presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.


  6. “Leveling Up” In Your Favorite Video Game Math Modeling Activity

    03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Virginia Parkman1, Cameron Cook2, Greg Wiggins3, Suzanne Lenhart4

    1. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 2. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 4. University of Tennessee

    Students write linear equations that represent their model for solving a problem about playing video games.


  7. Cell Collective: Learning biology with modeling and simulations

    27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ehren Whigham1, Tomas Helikar1

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    Cell Collective is an online, research-grade modeling platform adapted to engage students in creating and simulating dynamic models of biological processes.


  8. SIR BuildIt

    03 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anton E Weisstein

    Truman State University

    An introduction to epidemiological models using interactive Excel worksheets


  9. Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die

    10 Feb 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3

    1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley

    A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...


  10. Cross-Scale Interactions (Project EDDIE)

    19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cayelan Carey, Kaitlin Farrell

    Students explore new modeling and computing tools while learning fundamental concepts about how lake phytoplankton blooms occur through cross-scale interactions.


  11. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

    06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...


  12. Working with plant phenology data and fitting a nonlinear model using least squares in R

    21 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher1, Ahmed Hasan1

    University of Toronto

    A participatory live-coding lesson on working with NEON phenology data and fitting a sine-wave model todetermine when different species get and lose their leaves.


  13. The Mystery of the Missing Martens

    12 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elizabeth A. Flaherty1, Carolyn A. Eckrich2, Merav Ben-David2

    1. Purdue University 2. University of Wyoming

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this interrupted case study introduces basic modeling to investigate a decline in an American marten population on an island in Southeast Alaska.


  14. ModelSim Population Biology Unit

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Uri Wilensky1, Paulo Blikstein2, Corey Brady3, David Figlio1, Pratim Sengupta4, Jason Bertsche1, Yu (Bryan) Guo1, Nathan Holbert1, Michael Novak1, Firat Soylu1, Aditi Wagh1, Gokul Krishnan4, Brogan Miller2, Shima Salehi2

    1. Northwestern University 2. Stanford University 3. Inquire Learning 4. Vanderbilt University

    This resource provides rich student modeling activities and materials, teacher resources, and much more, in the realm of agent based models applied to population biology.


  15. Tools: New tools for new science

    30 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Harry Shum


    A collection of computational, modeling and data analysis tools developed at Microsoft Research Labs.


  16. Sting, Carry and Stock: How Corpse Availability Can Regulate De-Centralized Task Allocation in a Ponerine Ant Colony

    23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Istvan Karsai1, Thomas Schmickl1

    East Tennessee State University

    Model showing that organization of work through a common stomach system can allow Ectatomma ruidum to collectively forage for food in a robust, reactive and reliable way


  17. Project MOSAIC

    20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Daniel Kaplan1, Karl-Dieter Crisman2, Nicholas Horton3, Eric Marland4, Randall Pruim5

    1. Macalester College 2. Gordon College 3. Amherst College 4. Appalachian State University 5. Calvin College

    Our goal: Provide a broader approach to quantitative studies that provides better support for work in science and technology.


  18. 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...


  19. BSHS Calculus 2

    23 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Claudia Neuhauser

    University of Minnesota

    Based upon the University of Minnesota Bachelor's of Science in Health Science calculus curriculum (part 2), this course introduces linear transformations, ordinary differential equations, basic...


  20. Disease Spread Simulation with M&M's and Information on the wider SIMIODE community

    13 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brian Winkel

    SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

    This is a Student Version of a Modeling Scenario from the community, SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations at www.simiode.org