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It's Cool: An Experiment and Modeling Lesson
Author(s): Alan Ticotsky, Rob Quaden, & D. Lyneis Subject: Science
  Prepared with the support of the Gordon Stanley Brown Fund. In this lesson, fifth grade students measure, record, and graph the changing temperature of a cooling cup of boiling water. Students then build a simple STELLA model of the system and run further
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Kangaroo Rat Populations
Author(s): Steve Uyeda, & Mike Slootmaker Subject: Science
  From Catalina Foothills School District. Draft of material field tested during the 97-98 school year, in which students will analyze a current dynamic system, make predictions about what happens if variables change, validate the current system through app
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Learner-Directed Systems Education: A Successful Example (D-4204)
Author(s): Frank Draper, & Mark Swanson Subject: Why K12 SD
  From Catalina Foothills School District. A description by innovative teachers of the use of systems education within a middle school classroom setting.
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Lessons from The Lorax: Using Graphs to Study Change
Author(s): Rob Quaden, & Alan Ticotsky Subject: Cross-Curricular
  In this lesson, students read The Lorax and draw graphs to illustrate the changes that happen over the course of the story. Using simply stated questions, readers grapple with the complex themes in the book and movie. Students will investigate how cycles compete for dominance, and think about how the needs of business and natural resources can collide.

Complex Systems Connection: Separate Cause and Effect, Short and Long Term Conflicts. Short-term focus on making money results in depletion of resource and environmental degradation over time and the collapse of the business. Actions and consequences are separated by time.
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Lessons in Mathematics Section 0: Overview
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Math
  This book provides a set of tools that enables educators to teach mathematics using the framework of System Dynamics. Section 0 covers basic skills in representing equations using a visual modeling tool, the STELLA software. Available from iseesystems.
  More about the book at: http://www.iseesystems.com/store/college_university/MathBook.aspx
Lessons in Mathematics Section 1: Linear Behavior
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Math
  This book provides a set of tools that enables educators to teach mathematics using the framework of System Dynamics. Section 1 on linear motion covers the theory of finite differences and distance-time and position-time exercises using a motion detector.
  More about the book at: http://www.iseesystems.com/store/college_university/MathBook.aspx
Lessons in Mathematics Section 2: Quadratic Behavior
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Math
  This book provides a set of tools that enables educators to teach mathematics using the framework of System Dynamics. Section 2 on quadratic behavior covers the theory of finite differences and distance-time and position-time exercises using a motion dete
  More about the book at: http://www.iseesystems.com/store/college_university/MathBook.aspx
Lessons in Mathematics Section 3: Exponential Behavior
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Math
  This book provides a set of tools that enables educators to teach mathematics using the framework of System Dynamics. Section 3 covers the theory of finite differences for exponential functions. Students build models of many processes, including bacteria
  More about the book at: http://www.iseesystems.com/store/college_university/MathBook.aspx
Lessons in Mathematics Section 4: Review
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Math
  This book provides a set of tools that enables educators to teach mathematics using the framework of System Dynamics. Section 4 reviews previous concepts, combines model structures to solve new problems and extends problems from previous lessons. Availab
  More about the book at: http://www.iseesystems.com/store/college_university/MathBook.aspx
Lessons in Mathematics Section 5: Oscillatory Behavior
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Math
  This book provides a set of tools that enables educators to teach mathematics using the framework of System Dynamics. Section 5 covers sinusoidal functions, including simple harmonic motion. Distance versus time lessons using a motion detector are also in
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More about the book at: http://www.iseesystems.com/store/college_university/MathBook.aspx
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