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  1. Exploring the Lotka-Volterra Competition Model using Two Species of Parasitoid Wasps

    25 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Christopher W. Beck, Judy A. Guinan, Lawrence S. Blumer, Robert W. Matthews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/270Laboratory exercise in which students collect data on parasitoid wasps and fit Lotka-Volterra competition models.  The authors' abstract:"In this investigation,...

  2. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, William F. Fagan, Patricia A. Shields

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  3. BioQUEST: Visual Datasets

    13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ethel Stanley

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/345This downloadable module features imaginary animals and plants, and is meant to aid students in thinking about questions of evolution, classification, and phylogeny. 

  4. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  5. Statistical Exploration of Climate Data

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tamra Carpenter, Robert Vanderbei, Jon Kettenring

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/900Teacher version       Student versionThis module is appropriate for introductory statistics classes.Supporting files: Module figures for...

  6. Carbon Footprint: A Study of Unit and Dimensions

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Amanda Bonilla, Laura Foster, Rikki Wagstrom, Jean McGivney-Burelle

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/866In this module, we integrate the context of carbon emission and human consumption into an introductory lesson on units and estimation. Background information is provided to...

  7. Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Lorraine Cartier, Kellen Myers, Victoria Ferguson, Yekaterina Voskoboynik

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/864Module Summary: The production of crops is essential to human life. Producing these crops, however, comes with it a cost to the environment. The commonly used agricultural...

  8. Draft Version: Energy Balance Models

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Flath, Hans G. Kaper, Frank Wattenberg, Esther Widiasih

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:  https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/863This module introduces the student to the process of mathematical modeling. It shows how the process starts in the 4real world! with a...

  9. Mathematics for Biologists Problem Workbook

    27 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Juergen Gerlach

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/748This is a workbook of solved problems created by Dr. Juergen Gerlach at Radford University, for  students in Math 119 - Mathematics for Biologists.   He is...

  10. Mathematics for the Life Sciences

    24 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart, Lou Gross

    From source site: "This website is designed to provide a variety of information about the text Mathematics for the Life Sciences. It provides some material that supplements the presentations in the text, and will be the primary method used by the authors to pass on new material related...

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

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

    Laboratory exercise explores predator-prey dynamics using Populus.

  12. 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.  

  13. Quantitative Modules to accompany general biology courses

    06 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Lou Gross, Susan Harrell Yee, Monica Beals

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/828This collection of about 50 modules were developed to accompany general biology courses and allow instructors to add some quantitative examples in many of the topics in a...

  14. Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

    06 Feb 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/890https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU5XkhUGzBs

  15. POPULUS Evolutionary forces

    03 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jonathan M. Brown

    This lab is focused on understanding how evolutionary forces - including mutation, genetic drift, migration, and selection - result in changes in population allele frequencies.  

  16. A quick tour of IONTW

    30 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Winfried Just, Ying Xin

    In this module we guide you through some of the capabilities of IONTW. Highlights include the types of networks supported, setting up various types of models of disease transmission, observing the resulting dynamics, and collecting statistics on the outcomes. Along the way, the module also...

  17. 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.

  18. Lotka-Volterra, the logistic equation, and Isle Royale

    30 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Malcolm

    Students work through the basic Lotka-Volterra predator prey model using an example in which the prey exhibit density independence.  Students then incorporate density dependence of prey items using several different features of Populus.

  19. POPULUS Genetic Drift Computer Simulation

    30 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joanna Vondrasek, Janis Antonovics, Doug Taylor

    A stand-alone lab exercise developed for the Evolution course at the University of Virginia. Explores the effects of population size and initial allele frequency on the loss/fixation of alleles.  

  20. OpenIntro

    24 Jan 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/889OpenIntro was started with one goal in mind: create a free and open-source introductory textbook. The mission of OpenIntro is to make educational products that...