And so it grows: Using a computer-based simulation of a population growth model to integrate biology & mathematics

Garrett M Street, Timothy A. Laubach

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Abstract

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 changes in the environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-279
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Biology Teacher
Volume75
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2013

Keywords

  • Biology
  • Integration
  • Logistic growth
  • Mathematics.
  • Model
  • Simulation

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