BioQUEST Library OnLine

Library Modules

Contact BioQUEST with your comments or questions
Join the BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
Module Description Author(s)
3D FractaL-Tree This interactive L-system simulation produces visualizations of tree forms based on data from specimens in the field or laboratory. ...

More Details         2 User Resources

John R. Jungck
Jennifer A Spangenberg
Noppadon Khiripet
Rawin Viruchpinta
Jutarat Maneewattanapluk
Action Potential Experiments Action Potential Experiments is a demonstration/simulation laboratory for neurophysiology based on the "sodium theory" as originally formulated and tested ...

More Details         2 User Resources

Mark Bergland
An Introduction to BioQUEST's 3Ps A text chapter that introduces and explores some of the key issues in the 3Ps (Problem-posing, Problem-solving, and ...

More Details         17 User Resources

John R. Jungck
Jim Stewart
Nils Peterson
Avida-ED Avida-ED allows users to design and perform experiments to test hypotheses about evolutionary mechanisms using evolving digital organisms. ...

More Details         3 User Resources

Robert T Pennock
BeeVisit BeeVisit is an interactive model of pollen transfer and different pollinators for use in courses such as evolution and plant ...

More Details         2 User Resources

Barbara Thomson
James Thomson
BioGrapher BioGrapher is an Excel front-end for the AT&T GraphViz graphical visualization for undergraduate investigations....

More Details         4 User Resources

Rama Viswanathan
Han Lai
Hlaing Lin
Khalid Qumsieh
John R. Jungck
Biometrics This text manual introduces statistical analysis and its underlying philosophy, enabling students to understand how to describe the confidence they ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Dan Hornbach
BIRDD: Beagle Investigations Return with Darwinian Data BIRDD is a rich collection of primary scientific data and supporting materials about the Galápagos Islands and Darwin's ...

More Details         7 User Resources

Frank Price
Sam Donovan
Jim Stewart
John R. Jungck
Cardiovascular Construction Kit The Cardiovascular Construction Kit (CVCK) allows students to design and construct a wide range of cardiovascular systems, testing each one ...

More Details         2 User Resources

Sarah Douglas
Daniel Udovic
Nils Peterson
Cardiovascular Function Lab This simulation explores how the heart performs as a blood pump and how changes in the physiological environment can alter ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Edward N Crawford
Nils Peterson
Case It This software can be used to investigate cases by simulations of molecular laboratory procedures using real DNA or protein sequence ...

More Details         4 User Resources

Mark Bergland
Karen Klyczek
Cell Differentials This simulation randomly generates white blood cell images to provide users with visual recognition practice for A&P, microbiology, and ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Donald Buckley
Deborah Clark
Karen Barrett
Lynn Gugliotti
JoAnne Morrica
Curacao Curaçao is a computer program that simulates the sterile insect release method (SIRM) of pest population suppression, first conceived ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Phil Arneson
Barr E Ticknor
Data Collection and Organization This text module discusses types of software tools that scientists need to investigate problems in natural selection such as spreadsheets, ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Frank Price
Developmental Selection Possible causes of incomplete embryo development in perennial legume fruits can be investigated in this modeling simulation....

More Details         2 User Resources

Donald Buckley
Martin Cohen
Environmental Decision Making Using the Extend "connect-the-components" visual programming, students can model and simulate three ecological systems: Ponds, Grasslands, and Logging. ...

More Details         9 User Resources

Elisabeth C Odum
H. T. Odum
Nils Peterson
Epidemiology Epidemiology simulates the spread of an infectious disease through a population....

More Details         4 User Resources

Daniel Udovic
Will Goodwin
Evolve Evolve allows students to model evolution and get quick results from population genetics experiments. ...

More Details         9 User Resources

Frank Price
Virginia Vaughan
Genetics Construction Kit Genetics Construction Kit is a simulation of a classic Mendelian genetics laboratory. ...

More Details         8 User Resources

John N Calley
John R. Jungck
Hypoxia Zone: Modeling Stratified Waters Students can model the effects of reducing nutrient loads to surface waters on microbial populations and oxygen levels within the ...

More Details         4 User Resources

H. T. Odum
Ethel Stanley
Elisabeth C Odum
Investigative Case-Based Learning (ICBL) This text and web based module focuses on the use of narrative cases as a way to initiate student-centered ...

More Details         15 User Resources

Margaret Waterman
Ethel Stanley
Java Demography Java Demography is an application that simulates exponential growth in age-structured populations....

More Details         2 User Resources

Daniel Udovic
Jasper Barber
Will Goodwin
Gordon Hennesy
Late Blight Life Cycle This model of the lateblight life cycle in potatoes allows you to test out methods of disease control and evaluate ...

More Details         4 User Resources

H. T. Odum
Elisabeth C Odum
Ethel Stanley
Lateblight: A Plant Disease Management Simulation The Lateblight application is designed to allow students to manipulate the variables that affect the development of late blight, a ...

More Details         6 User Resources

Phil Arneson
Barr E Ticknor
MacRetina MacRetina simulates data from retinal ganglion cells in the eye to the brain. ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Richard F Olivo
Microbial Genetics Construction Kit (μGCK) Microbial Genetics Construction Kit is a simulation of a microbial genetics laboratory. ...

More Details         4 User Resources

John N Calley
John R. Jungck
Modeling Tools Two simulation programs, Logistic Growth and Blending Inheritance, can be used with Modeling: A Primer....

More Details         3 User Resources

William Wimsatt
Jeff Schank
Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module. ...

More Details         3 User Resources

William Wimsatt
Jeff Schank
Molecular Genetics Explorer The Molecular Genetics Explorer is a simulation of flower color in a hypothetical plant that can be examined using the ...

More Details         5 User Resources

Brian White
Ethan Bolker
Peach This model simulates peach fruit and tree growth based on daily carbon gain, maintenance respiration and growth of fruits, leaves, ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Yaffa Grossman
Ted M DeJong
Scott F. Vosburg
Pfiesteria Life Cycle This simulation allows students to manipulate environmental variables in a life cycle model of a normally benign dinoflagellate to produce ...

More Details         4 User Resources

H. T. Odum
Elisabeth C Odum
Ethel Stanley
Phylogenetic Investigator Phylogenetic Investigator (PI) is a software package designed to facilitate creative problem-solving in phylogenetic analysis for the purpose of ...

More Details         2 User Resources

Steven Brewer
Robert Hafner
Resistan Resistan is a mechanistic simulation model of the process of selection of fungicide-resistant biotypes of a hypothetical fungal pathogen ...

More Details         2 User Resources

Phil Arneson
Barr E Ticknor
Sampling Sampling is a computer tool designed to help biology students obtain a qualitative understanding of basic concepts related to estimation ...

More Details         1 User Resource

Daniel Udovic
Gordon Hennesy
Will Goodwin
Sequence It! SequenceIt! is a simulation program that allows you to experience the art and logic of protein sequencing through experimentation. ...

More Details         4 User Resources

Allen Place
Tom Schmidt
SimBio2 SimBio2 is a simulation of the Biosphere 2 constructed in Arizona to enable scientists to study the ecology of the ...

More Details         5 User Resources

Elisabeth C Odum
H. T. Odum
TB Lab TB Lab is a simulated microbiology laboratory for exploring how the bacteria responsible for the disease tuberculosis develop resistance to ...

More Details         3 User Resources

William Sandoval
Brian J. Reiser
Renee Judd
Richard Leider
The Search for the Hereditary Molecule This research lab simulation gives students control of the classic investigations that supported that DNA is the hereditary molecule....

More Details         3 User Resources

Donald Buckley
William Coleman
Virtual Laboratory Virtual Laboratory is based on the Nobel Prize winning Hodgkin-Huxley model for excitation of the squid axon....

More Details         1 User Resource

Robert Macey
Tim Zahnley
Visual Datasets The Visual Datasets text module discusses the concept of visual learning and presents some suggestions for ways to design learning ...

More Details         5 User Resources

Ethel Stanley
Wine Modeling The Wine simulation allows you to model the fermentation process and explore variables and their effects on winemaking....

More Details         5 User Resources

Ethel Stanley
Elisabeth C Odum
H. T. Odum
Virginia Vaughan
Winter Twig Key An interactive visual key to dichotomous trees using winter twigs....

More Details         1 User Resource

Ethel Stanley
Joseph Armstrong
Dent Rhodes
  visitor counter