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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...
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...
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...
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.
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“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.
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.
Shawn Paul Serbin
03 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anton E Weisstein
Truman State University
An introduction to epidemiological models using interactive Excel worksheets
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...
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.