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The Virtual Rocky Shore


The Virtual Rocky Shore

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The Virtual Rocky Shore (VRS) is an interactive computer simulation allowing the design of manipulative experiments as would be conducted on a real rocky shore. The companion website explains experimental design from the basics, through to conducting an experiment using the simulation.Further guidance on the statistical analysis (using SPSS and R) is given, along with how to write up the experiment as if it was a real scientific paper. The full website is provided here, with an external link to... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 21, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 21, 2010
Submitter: Chris Taylor
Keywords: Ecology, Community Ecology, ukoer, Statistics, Grazing, Virtual Rocky Shore, bioukoer, Scientific writing, Experimental design, VRS, Rocky shore ecology, Interactive simulation


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Simulation runs in Java and its source code is included.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales


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