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Leaping Lemur Life History
20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Bennington
This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history...
Answer Checking - Modified for Environmental Data Analysis/Statistics Course
06 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Prairie
University of San Diego
Modified answer checking worksheet from original BIOMAAP resource to include two additional questions relating to probability/P-values.
Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics
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...
Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity
29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jillian K. Decker
State University of New York - Rockland Community College
This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.
Species Range Over Space and Time
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.
Island biogeography, spatial ecology, and macroinvertebrate species diversity in Richmond’s rock pools
22 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nadia Bukach1, Todd Lookingbill1, Andrew Davidson2, James R Vonesh2, Kristine Grayson1
1. University of Richmond 2. Virginia Commonwealth University
Students investigate questions of community ecology and biogeography using data from an urban rock pool ecosystem. Using ArcGIS 10, students learn to create effective maps, calculate landscape...
Getting students to reason with data: QUBES tools and teaching resources built for introductory biology
21 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
Workshop presented at the 2019 Biology Learning Community Conference
Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces phototropism and gravitropism in the context of understanding how to quantify stem curvature of plants. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Plant Cell Expansion and Plant Hormones
This module introduces the cell enlargement model in the context of understanding plant hormones' effects. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Translocation of Nutrients in the Phloem: Poiseuille's Equation
This module introduces the Poiseuille equation in the context of understanding nutrient flow in plant cells. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Anne Elizabeth Yust
The Insect Predation Game: Evolving Prey Defenses and Predator Responses
10 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lazella Lawson1, W. Wyatt Hoback2, Tamara Smith2
1. The Master's University 2. University of Nebraska at Kearney
Laboratory experiment included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 4
Declare and intialize arrays in Java
16 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hong Qin
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06 Oct 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Robert T Pennock, Diane Blackwood
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/874Avida-ED is an award-winning educational application developed at Michigan State University...
Genetic Drift Simulation - NetLogo
23 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Tony Weisstein
This model simulates genetic drift in a population. The user can control the population size, whether the population is subdivided into separate local populations, and the amount of gene flow (if any) between local populations. Phenotype frequency in each subpopulation is plotted as a...
Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models
26 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: William Wimsatt, Jeff Schank
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/346Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.
Feb 01 2016
Teaching quantitative biology with agent-based models and NetLogo