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Spider Silk: Stress-Strain Curves and Young's Modulus
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the stress-strain curve in the context of understanding materials' mechanical behavior. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Terms and Shortened Tutorial 4
20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Buntz
Introductory students are asked to learn terms for descriptive statistics and complete a matching exercise. Tutorial 4 was shorted to just the full calculations of t values.
Spreadsheet Data Analysis Tutorial Series
15 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This series of self-paced tutorials show how to analyze data using a spreadsheet program.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1 -- Formulae, Functions, and Averages | HHMI BioInteractive
This introduction to spreadsheet programs describes the basic organization of a worksheet, how to organize and format your data, how to perform simple mathematical calculations, how to use built-in...
Spreadsheet Tutorial 1: Adapted to Anatomy and Physiology
21 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aylin Marz
Norfolk State University
Adapted the examples to Anatomy and Physiology relevant topics and implemented in BIO165L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory for non-majors.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 2 - Autofill Data, Cell References, and Standard Deviation
Generate a table with autofill, and use absolute cell reference to calculate variance and standard deviation.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 3 - Column Graphs, Error Bars, and Standard Error of the Mean
Generate a column or bar graph with standard error bars.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 4: t-Test
Calculate t-values and perform t-tests using built-in functions.
Spreadsheet Tutorial 5: Histogram
Generate a histogram using a variety of methods.
09 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Claudia Neuhauser
University of Houston
A Numbers Count statistics diagram
Staying Alive: Extinction Risk: Introduction to Extinction and Extinction Bias
09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Samantha Price1, Peggy Schaeffer2, Anna Thanukos3, Samantha Swauger2
1. University of California, Davis 2. DryadLab 3. University of California Museum of Paleontology
Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository
Stem Cells in Planaria Regeneration and Wound Healing
By Aylin Marz1, Jennifer Buntz2, Susan Meiers3
1. Norfolk State University 2. Dine College 3. Western Illinois University
Discussion questions to help guide students examining a graph of number of mitoses vs time for planaria injured or had amputations of their tails.
Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa Study Coral Reef Damage in American Samoa
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Field research on coral bleaching suggests possibilities for saving threatened reefs.
Stream Discharge Module- Beck Modification (Project EDDIE)
01 Jan 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Catherine Beck
In this module, students use data from the United States Geologic Survey to assess changes in stream discharge with time, calculate flood frequency, and see the effects of urbanization and flood...
Striped Bass: A Regulatory Success Story
12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Alexander McCrickard1, Angela Hanretty1, Amanda Thompson1
Virginia Commonwealth University
This module examines the Maryland striped bass moratorium (1985-1989) as a fisheries management success story. Maryland DNR striped bass young of the year data is utilized for least squares linear...
SUMS4Bio - Video tutorials in math and stats for biology students
22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Caleb Adams1, Dan Metz1
Links to videos and pdf tutorials for core mathematical and statistical concepts used in biology
Survivorship in the Natural World
By Anne Bronikowski1, Jeanne Altmann2, Diane Brockman3, Marina Cords4, Linda Fedigan5, Anne Pusey6, Tara Stoinski7, William Morris6, Karen Strier8, Susan Alberts6, Samantha Swauger9
1. Iowa State University 2. Princeton University 3. Messiah College 4. Columbia University 5. University of Calgary 6. Duke University 7. Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund 8. University of Wisconsin - Madison 9. DryadLab
Synapse Transmission and Action Potentials
This module introduces action potentials in the context of understanding nerve impulses. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics
23 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student...
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