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Moving fluids tutorials

Lecture materials, In-class activity, Instructor supplement, Restricted access
Vetted

Fluids are essential to life for transportation of food, waste, signals, organisms and propagules.

Healthy Cardiovascular Function, Biomechanical, Physical Mechanisms

Static Pressure, Flow Rate, Bernoulli's Principle, Hagen-Poiseuille Equation, Viscosity

Dawn Meredith

Daniel Young

3 MORE

PALS Mathematical Models

In-class activity, Lab, Instructor supplement, Restricted access, Pre-class assignment
Vetted

Tutorial investigating math functions to describe 2-variable relationships in a biological context.

Bacteria, Animal Cardiovascular, Scales

None

+ 5

Alice Churukian

Colin Wallace

+ 5 more

PALS Breathing Worms

In-class activity, Lab, Instructor supplement, Restricted access, Pre-class assignment
Vetted

Activity exploring the scaling of surface area and volume of worms.

Surface Area/volume

None

+ 4

Alice Churukian

Colin Wallace

+ 4 more

PALS Geometrical Optics Pertaining to Vision

Instructor supplement, Restricted access, In-class activity, Lab, Pre-class assignment
Vetted

student-centered module with experiments, tutorials and questions on vision and corrective lenses

Vision Impairments, Optometry

Thin Lens, Optical Instruments

+ 5

Alice Churukian

Colin Wallace

+ 5 more

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