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  1. 1-087-ThanosPopulationDynamics-ModelingScenario

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

    By Blain Patterson, Sarah Patterson

    In the end of the “Avengers Infinity War,” the villain Thanos snaps his fingers and turns half of all living creatures to dust with the hope of restoring balance to the natural world. How does this...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3241/?v=1

  2. 1-001c-PopulationDecayThenSome-ModelingScenario

    25 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Dina Yagodich

    Frederick Community College, Frederick MD USA

    You will be modeling the following situation: 100 people are in a hotel. Each day, each person has a random chance of 50% of leaving the hotel. No new people enter the hotel.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3286/?v=1

  3. 1-065-AlgalBlooms-ModelingScenario

    24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By R. Corban Harwood

    George Fox University, Newberg OR USA

    This modeling scenario investigates the massive algal blooms that struck Lake Chapala, Mexico, starting in 1994.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3265/?v=1

  4. 1-066-USCensusModeling-ModelingScenario

    24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jean Marie Linhart

    The United States Census, conducted every 10 years, gives data on the United States population, that can be modeled with the exponential, logistic, or Gompertz functions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3264/?v=1

  5. 1-081-TumorGrowth-ModelingScenario

    24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Randy Boucher, Ryan Miller

    Students will transform, solve, and interpret a tumor growth scenario using non-linear differential equation models. Two population growth models (Gompertz and logistic) are applied to model tumor...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3253/?v=1

  6. 1-091-InvestigatingSlopeFields-ModelingScenario

    23 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ben Dill1, Holly Zullo2

    1. Helena MT USA 2. Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City UT USA

    Students will gain experience writing differential equations to model various population scenarios, they will create slope fields to view the solution curves using software, and they will discuss...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3234/?v=1

  7. 1-100-EngineeringDemographics-ModelingScenario

    22 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brody Dylan Johnson1, Elodie Pozzi

    Saint Louis University

    Students show how models can be used to examine social issues. The students examine three different models and use numerical methods to apply each model to demographic data for the percentage of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3225/?v=1

  8. 1-170-CensusModeling-ModelingScenario

    21 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gary William Epp1, Jean Marie Linhart

    Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA USA

    Students who have studied models for population are likely to be familiar with the exponential and the logistic population models. The goal here is to explore the role of modeling assumptions in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3190/?v=1

  9. 3-087-ThanosPopulationDynamicsInteractingSpecies-ModelingScenario

    19 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Saraha Patterson1, Blain Patterson

    Virginia Military Institute, Lexington VA USA

    Thanos snaps his fingers and turns half of all living creatures to dust with the hope of restoring balance to the natural world. How does this affect the long term behavior of various species?

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3147/?v=1

  10. 6-020-AlgaePopulationSelf-Replenishment-ModelingScenario

    17 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By R. Corban Harwood

    George Fox University

    This modeling scenario investigates the massive algal blooms that struck Lake Chapala, Mexico, in 1994. A

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3090/?v=1

  11. 6-026-IsleRoyaleModeling-ModelingScenario

    17 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephen Morse1, Brian Allen1, Stanley Florkowski1

    United States Military Academy, West Point, NY USA

    The primary aim of this project is to draw a connection between differential equations and vector calculus, using population ecology modeling as a vehicle.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3087/?v=1

  12. 1-004-MicroorganismImmigration-ModelingScenario

    15 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brian Winkel

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

    We present a modeling opportunity for population death with non-constant immigration and suggest the use of both discrete and continuous models with a comparison of results.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3051/?v=1

  13. 1-109-EmployeeAttrition-ModelingScenario

    07 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lyle Smith III

    Bryan College, Dayton TN USA

    This scenario models the loss of employees and the employer's attempt to retain them through stock options. It most naturally is solved with a first-order linear decay model with two populations.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/3003/?v=1

  14. 1-018-LogisticPopModel-ModelingScenario

    02 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brian Winkel

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

    We offer artificial (toy) and historical data on limited growth population situations in the study of protozoa and lead students through several approaches to estimating parameters and determining...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2964/?v=1

  15. Gender and Classroom Participation: A Case for Quantitative Analysis

    24 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Reimbay Reimbayev*

    Auburn University

    Teaching statistics to students using authentic research is one way to highlight the transferability and value of the material taught in the class. Below we describe an activity in Statistics for...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2875/?v=1

  16. James Jukosky

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  17. Marina Silva

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  18. An introduction to population matrix models: a swirl lesson

    15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students will learn how to set up a population matrix model in R and use it for demographic analysis of a population, including projecting population growth, determining lambda and the stable age...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1926/?v=1

  19. Amanda Braley

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  20. Karen R. Lips

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