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 included, as are lessons on predatorprey systems.
Complex Systems Connection: Cause within System. The lessons in this section can be used as building blocks for the Oscillations curriculum that illustrates "the cause of the problem is within the system." 

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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. Available from iseesystems. 

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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 growth, drug elimination from the body and compounding interest, among others. 

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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 distancetime and positiontime exercises using a motion detector. Available from iseesystems. 

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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 distancetime and positiontime exercises using a motion detector. Available from iseesystems. 

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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. 

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Learning About System Dynamics: One Experience 

Author(s):
Diana M. Fisher 
Subject:
Project Histories 

From CCSTADUS. A narrative about Diana Fisher's (Math teacher in the Portland Public Schools) experience learning about STELLA and systems education. 

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Introducing System Dynamics into the Traditional Secondary Curriculum: The CCSTADUS Project's Search for Leverage Points 

Author(s):
Ron Zaraza, & Diana Fisher 
Subject:
Implementation 

From CCSTADUS. A discussion of the singlesubject natural "entry points" for system dynamicsâ€”areas where systems ideas and models are natural topics. Examples are given for physics, biology, mathematics, social sciences and literature. 

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From Exponential to Convergent to Logistic Models Using STELLA 

Author(s):
Diana Fisher 
Subject:
Math 

From CCSTADUS. Exploration using bacteria, poison, cooling, fish population, and flu epidemic. 

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Experiences in Developing SingleDiscipline and CrossCurricular Models for Classroom Use 

Author(s):
Ron Zaraza, & Diana Fisher 
Subject:
Project Histories 

From CCSTADUS. The experiences of the CCSTADUS staff and participants in the CCSTADUS Project lead to recommendations and suggestions for model development and documentation, and training programs for teachers. Presented at the 1996 International Syste 

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