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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-Weinberg population genetics introductory biology mathematics evolution A critical link between Darwin’s theory of evolution and Mendelian genetics was provided by G. H. Hardy and Wilheim Weinberg’s analyses of the segregation of trait variants following Mendelian inheritance rules ( Hardy...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 522–528.
Published: 01 September 2018
... use of this activity, our students gain a better understanding of mathematical applications in biological research, and are exposed to basic census and community analysis techniques utilized by practicing biologists. Additionally, this activity may be utilized in various instructional situations where...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (4): 309–312.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Laura A. Schoenle; Matthew Thomas Introducing Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium into the high school or college classroom can be difficult because many students struggle with the mathematical formalism of the Hardy-Weinberg equations. Despite the potential difficulties, incorporating Hardy-Weinberg...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and apply that equation to experimental behavioral data for Gambusia affinis (western mosquitofish). This activity can be adapted and conducted at the 9–16 grade levels. Spatial ecology statistics mathematics behavior index dispersion quantitative Spatial analysis is a powerful and broadly...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (4): 274–279.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Garrett M. Street; Timothy A. Laubach We provide a 5E structured-inquiry lesson so that students can learn more of the mathematics behind the logistic model of population biology. By using models and mathematics, students understand how population dynamics can be influenced by relatively simple...