Electronic Proceedings of the Twenty-third Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics
Denver, Colorado, March 17-20, 2011
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Excelling with Biological Models from the Classroom to Research
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This paper is an introduction to biologically oriented computer laboratory projects using Excel. These projects help students develop mathematical and computational skills needed to pursue quantitatively oriented biological problems. Necessary Excel techniques and biological background will be provided. These projects are appropriate in calculus, biocalculus, modeling, and differential equations courses.
Keyword(s): applications, modeling, spreadsheets