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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.
Kate S Boersma
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.
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.
Tools: New tools for new science
By Harry Shum
A collection of computational, modeling and data analysis tools developed at Microsoft Research Labs.
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
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.
Anna M Tucker
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...
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...
An Invitation to Modeling Resources
14 Jun 2018 |
Posted by Kam Dahlquist
Modeling the Mechanisms of Evolution
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25 May 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jackie Matthes
Simulate population-level mechanisms of evolution: genetic drift, gene flow, and natural selection.
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
Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models
29 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Wimsatt1, Jeff Schank2
1. University of Chicago 2. Indiana University
Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.
Training In-Service Teachers to Think Deeply About Modeling in the Common Core Movement
03 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Talitha Washington
Presentation given at the 2106 SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education on graph theory.
A Framework for Teaching Modeling to Biologists
02 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Drew LaMar
College of William and Mary
Abstract for presentation at SIAM ED 2016 on modeling