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1-045-TimeOfDeath-ModelingScenario

Author(s): Brian Winkel

SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

Keywords: body mass temperature death Newton's Law of Cooling body temperature

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Resource Image Students are asked to determine the time of death given both environmental temperature situations and two observations of body temperature under several different circumstances.

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Qualitative Analysis
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Technology
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Skills
Pedagogical Approaches
Vision and Change Core Competencies - Ability
Principles of How People Learn
Bloom's Cognitive Level

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Using several observed temperatures and knowledge of the environment's temperature the time of death is fixed with the assistance of a differential equation.

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Author(s): Brian Winkel

SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

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