Biology by the Numbers  

July 23-25, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Times

Activities

Resources

8:00  

Registration, light breakfast

 

8:30

Introductions and workshop overview

 9:00

Exploring the World with GapMinder

10:30

Break
 

 

10:45

Data Nuggets

12:00

 Lunch  

12:15

“I wouldn’t have seen it, if I hadn’t believed it” 

John Jungck, Professor of Biological Sciences and Mathematical Sciences, Director of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Lab, University of Delaware

1:00

Break

 

1:15

Biology in a Box: Caching Squirrels in a world of Pilferers 
2:30  Break  

2:45

A Quantitative Biology Case

4:00

Reflection

4:30

Conclude for the day, Dinner on your own

 

Thursday July 24, 2014

Times

Activity 

Resources

8:00 Light breakfast  ...
8:30  Invasion of the Body Snatchers


Suzanne Lenhart, 
NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach and Professor of Mathematics, UTK

.. 
9:15  Break
9:30 ESTEEM Modules
11:00 Birds of a Feather: Data and Argumentation
12:00 Lunch .
12:30  Share your favorite quantitative biology activity
1:30 Break
1:45 BIRDD: Exploring evolutionary concepts
3:15  MathBench Biology ModulesOr An Introduction to Tree Thinking
4:15  Reflection  
4:30  Break  
5:00 Group Dinner  

Friday July 25, 2014

Times Activity  Resources
8:00 Light breakfast
8:30 Put it in your classroomPlan how to incorporate these ideas, resources and materials in your classroom.
11:00 Presentations of Plans
12:00 Evaluations and Conclusion  Workshop Feedback Survey