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When a Butterfly Sneezes Story 5: The Sneeches and Other Stories
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Prejudice between two groups leads to actions which further promotes exclusivity.

Complex Systems Connection: Shifting Burden, Short and Long Term Conflicts. The burden of solving a need for exclusivity is shifted to a short-term solution that takes away focus from the more fundamental answer to the problem.
 
When a Butterfly Sneezes Story 6: Annos Magic Seeds
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Cross-Curricular
  As Anno plants seeds each year, the number of seeds produced doubles, giving him ever increasing yields.

Complex Systems Connection: Cause within System. The nature of the system produces the results, in this case, exponential growth, which is a building block to more complex systems.
 
When a Butterfly Sneezes Story 7: Zoom
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Cross-Curricular
  As each page is turned, the viewer sees an ever-expanding boundary, thus changing the perspective of what was actually displayed on the previous page.
 
When a Butterfly Sneezes Story 8: A River Ran Wild
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Based on a true story of the Nashua River, the book describes the river over a 7000-year period.

Complex Systems Connection: Short and Long Term Conflicts. The limits to growth archetype tells the story of how overuse of the river to meet short-term needs lead to its near death over the long-term.
 
When a Butterfly Sneezes Story 9: Butter Battle Book
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Cross-Curricular
  The Yooks and Zooks build weapons with greater and greater destructive capacity.

Complex Systems Connection: Cause within System. Mental models and established relationships within the system create an escalation over time which can be compared to other conflicts, e.g. Cold War.
 
When the Wind Blows Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Marcie Colleen Subject: Cross-Curricular
  This classroom guide for When the Wind Blows is designed for students in kindergarten through third grade. It is assumed that teachers will adapt each activity to fit the needs and abilities of their own students. It offers activities to help teachers integrate When the Wind Blows into English language arts (ELA), mathematics, science, and social studies curricula. All activities were created in conjunction with relevant content standards in ELA, math, science, social studies, art, and drama.
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Writing and Modeling: Using a Notebook to Learn about System Dynamics.
Author(s): Tim Joy Subject: Implementation
  Guidelines for using a systems notebook, as well as a long list of writing and mapping exercises that integrates the writing process with system dynamics instruction. These guidelines and exercises are especially helpful for middle and high school student
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