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  1. 2012-Augustus-Wali-Mathematical Modeling of Uganda Population Growth

    07 Apr 2023 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Augustus Wali


    The purpose of this paper focuses on the application of logistic equation to model the population growth of Uganda using data from 1980 to 2010 (inclusive).


  2. 1-021-FeralCatControl-ModelingScenario

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

    By Rachel Bayless, Nathan Pennington1

    Creighton University, Omaha NE USA

    Students act as professional mathematical consultants and write a report analyzing the client's problem. The client company is a fictional organization which advocates for the use of...


  3. A Remote-Learning Framework for Student Research Projects: Using Datasets to Teach Experimental Design, Data Analysis and Science Communication

    08 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Thea R. Popolizio*1, Tess L. Killpack1

    Salem State University

    Remote learning often requires an alternative to hands-on, student-designed research projects. To this end, we created a package of scaffolded assignments to support introductory students through...


  4. An active-learning lesson that targets student understanding of population growth in ecology

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

    By Elizabeth Trenckmann1, Michelle Smith1, Karen Nicole Pelletreau1, Mindi M. Summers2

    1. University of Maine 2. University of Maine, University of Calgary

    Effective teaching and learning of population ecology requires integration of quantitative literacy skills. To facilitate student learning in population ecology and provide students with the...


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  6. 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...


  7. Teaching Population Dynamics with Data and HHMI BioInteractive

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

    By Abby Kula1, Kristine Grayson2

    1. Mount St. Mary’s University 2. University of Richmond

    Presented at NABT 2019, we demonstrate how the Population Dynamics Click & Learn resource can be customized for any organism - using the Lionfish invasion as an example


  8. Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide

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

    By Cory Merow1, Johan Dahlgren2, Jessica Metcalf3, Dylan Childs4, Margaret Evans5, Eelke Jongejans6, Sydne Record7, Mark Rees4, Roberto Salguero-Gómez8, Sean McMahon9

    1. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA 2. Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden 3. Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK 4. Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK 5. Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA 6. Department of Animal Ecology and Ecophysiology, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands 7. Harvard University, Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA, USA 8. Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld, Australia 9. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, Edgewater, MD, USA

    Integral projection models (IPMs) use information on how an individual's state influences its vital rates – survival, growth and reproduction – to make population projections using regression...


  9. Populus: Simulations of Population Biology

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

    By D. N. Alstad

    University of Minnesota

    Link to Populus Software


  10. Teaching Exponential and Logistic Growth in a Variety of Classroom and Laboratory Settings

    05 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Barry Aronhime1, Bret Elderd1, Carol Wicks1, Margaret McMichael2, Elizabeth Eich3

    1. Louisiana State University 2. Baton Rouge Community College 3. Rice University

    Experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 9


  11. An Invitation to Modeling: Resource-Limited Population Growth Activity

    Collections | 21 Oct 2017 | Posted by Natalie Madeleine Howe


  12. An Invitation to Modeling: Resource-Limited Population Growth Activity

    Collections | 21 Jul 2017 | Posted by Drew LaMar


  13. An Invitation to Modeling: Resource-Limited Population Growth Activity

    Collections | 10 Jul 2017 | Posted by Drew LaMar


  14. Populus: Simulations of Population Biology

    05 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: D. N. Alstad

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/352The Populus software contains a set of simulations that we use to teach population biology and evolutionary ecology at the University of Minnesota. Simulation models may be chosen from a...

  15. Exponential Growth by Bozeman Science

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul Andersen

    Youtube video

  16. Teaching Exponential and Logistic Growth in a Variety of Classroom and Laboratory Settings

    03 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Barry Aronhime, Bret D. Elderd, Carol Wicks, Margaret McMichael, Elizabeth Eich

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/268Ecology and conservation biology contain numerous examples of populations growing without bounds or shrinking towards extinction. For these populations, the change in the number of...

  17. POPULUS Lotka - Volterra, the logistic equation & Isle Royale

    13 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Malcolm

    Laboratory exercise explores predator-prey dynamics using Populus.

  18. POPULUS Simulations of interspecific competition using the Lotka-Volterra model

    13 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Scott Creel

    Explores the Lotka-Volterra model of interspecific competition using Populus.  

  19. Population Growth

    30 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Miles Silman

    Lab exercise in which students model both discrete and continuous density-independent growth. Students also model discrete and time-lagged density-dependent growth. General questions are provided at the end.

  20. Sealing the Deal The Grey Seal Problem in the U.S. Northeast

    18 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew S. Kaufman

    "This case study uses a PowerPoint-driven approach combined with role-playing to explore issues surrounding the grey seal population off the coast of New England, specifically Chatham, Massachusetts. After gathering information, the students take the part of Chatham City council members and...