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Title: Integrating Mathematical and Biological Concepts
Url: http://www.mac3.amatyc.org/bio_math_hills/bio_math_hills_main.html
Creator: Fujita, Tina
Hawker, James
Whitlock, John
Publisher: American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
Description: Developed by Tina Fujita, James Hawker, and John Whitlock of Hillsborough Community College, these five curriculum guides integrate mathematical and biological concepts. These guides can be used in mathematics courses to illustrate biological applications or in biology courses to reinforce mathematics as a tool used in scientific analysis and to explain biological phenomena. Each modular unit, available on this page as PDFs, incorporates background information from both a mathematical and biological perspective and engages students with various assignments. Topics include calculating infant mortality rates, metabolic rate, surface to volume ratios, length tension curves, and preparing chemical solutions.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Analysis -- Differential equations -- Ordinary differential equations (linear and nonlinear)
Science -- Mathematics -- Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic -- Fractions
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Biometry. Biomathematics. Mathematical models
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Life -- Metabolism
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Chemistry -- Solutions
Mathematics -- Fractions
Mathematics -- Functions
Mathematics -- Graphs
Mathematics -- Linear equations
Mathematics -- Percents
Mathematics -- Quadratic equations
Mathematics -- Domain and range
Mathematics -- Ratio and proportion
Mathematics -- Surface area
Mathematics -- Volume
Health -- Nerves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Course Descriptions
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-04-22 11:37:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-02-11 13:01:31 (W3C-DTF)
Source: AMATYC
Full Record Views: 77
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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