Modeling Dynamic Systems Section 6 

Author(s):
Diana Fisher 
Subject:
System Dynamics 

In the classroom example provided in this section, the author lists many "potential systems problems" that are related to the issue of overpopulation. As an extension exercise, students can be asked to identify ways in which people have attempted to solve 

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Modeling Dynamic Systems Section 10 

Author(s):
Diana Fisher 
Subject:
System Dynamics 

There are several characteristics of complex systems that can be discussed with students during these lessons. The fictitious city seems to face a dilemma; the tanning industry provides needed jobs in the present, but water pollution can cause serious det 

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Mistakes Made in the Early Years Teaching Students and Teachers to Create System Models 

Author(s):
Diana Fisher 
Subject:
Implementation 

From CCSTADUS/CCSUSTAIN. Presented at the 16th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society in Quebec '98. The mistakes the author made on the journey to teach herself, her students, and other teachers to create STELLA models to study dynamic 

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Linear Systems Using STELLA 

Author(s):
Diana M. Fisher 
Subject:
Math 

From CCSTADUS. Semicomplex STELLA tutorial. Involves train robbery, Star Trek, and camping. 

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Linear Models in STELLA 

Author(s):
Diana M. Fisher, & Rogers 
Subject:
Math 

From CCSTADUS. Introductory tutorial exercises using STELLA II for high school math. Involves distance, car depreciation and jumping out of an airplane. 

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Lessons in Mathematics: A Dynamic Approach 

Author(s):
Diana M. Fisher 
Subject:
Math 

The abstractness of a traditional approach to mathematics causes many students to falter. This book focuses on making the abstractness more concrete with interesting and fun lessons. It uses STELLA software's iconbased, nonabstract language to structure 

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Lessons in Mathematics Section 9: Appendix 

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 9 is a useful reference for all lessons in the book. Included are generic modeling structures, a summary of motion, distancevelo 

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Lessons in Mathematics Section 8: Miscellaneous Topics 

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 8 presents a natural extension of linear and exponential growth study  arithmetic and geometric sequences. Application to an age 

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Lessons in Mathematics Section 7: Differential Equations 

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 7 builds on the skills of Sections 5 and 6 using classic problems studied with differential equations. Exponential, convergent an 

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Lessons in Mathematics Section 6: Convergent and Logistic 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 6 takes students through the steps from exponential to convergent to logistic models, culminating with an application to a system 

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