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  1. Network-based models of transmission of infectious diseases: a brief overview

    10 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Winfried Just, Hannah Lea Callender, Drew LaMar

    The main purpose of this document is to give a brief but mathematically rigorous description of the network-based models of transmission of infectious diseases that are studied on this web site. Readers will be able to find a much more detailed development of this material in our book chapters...

  2. Ecology and Epidemiology in R

    09 May 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/837

  3. AIM-UP! Reading scientific literature module

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Galen Rask

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/336Designed to span 4 one-hour lectures, this module focuses upon developing the skill of thorough and critical reading of scientific literature. 

  4. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

    28 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  5. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Monte Garroutte, Jordan Metzgar, Hirotsugu Mori

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...

  6. Numbers Count!: Calculus 2 course

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/751Based upon the University of Minnesota Bachelor's of Science in Health Science calculus curriculum (part 2), this course  introduces linear transformations,...

  7. Numbers Count!: Statistics course

    28 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/750This course in the Numbers Count! curriculum introduces the basics of statistical analysis, including basic definitions, data visualization, and application. 

  8. Wellesley College Study Packet for the Quantitative Reasoning Assessment

    27 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/782This packet contains a set of 24 practice questions and 2 full-length practice assessments for the Quantitative Reasoning Assessment for Wellesley College. 

  9. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    27 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tom Langen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module:  Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...

  10. 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,...

  11. 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. 

  12. 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. 

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

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

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

    Laboratory exercise explores predator-prey dynamics using Populus.