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Modeling Scenario Technique Narrative Potential Scenario Article or Presentation Free Online Textbook General Resource Sample Syllabus Assessment Rubric or Guide SCUDEM EXPO

##### Differential Equation Type

ODE PDE Difference Delay Integral First Second Higher Linear Nonlinear System Constant Coeff Homogeneous Nonhomogeneous Other

##### Technique

Boundary Value Problems Eigen Methods Exact Equations Fourier Series Initial Value Problems Integrating Factor Laplace Transform Linear Algebra Matrices Numerical Methods Parameter Estimation Qualitative Behavior Separable Separation of Variables Series Substitution Methods Theory (general) Undetermined Coefficients Variation of Parameters Other

##### Qualitative Analysis

Equilibrium Stability Attractor Phase Plane Graphical analysis Eigenvalue analysis Parameters Other

##### Application Area

Chemistry Economics Engineering Humanities Life Sciences Mathematics Modeling (general) Physics Social Sciences Other

##### Course

Precalculus Calculus 1 Calculus 2 Calculus 3 (multivariable) Differential Equations Modeling Other

##### Course Level

Introductory Upper Level Graduate High School Other

##### Lesson Length

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##### Technology

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##### Approach

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##### Skills

Data collection Data analysis Programming Statistics Other

##### Key Scientific Process Skills

Reading research papers Reviewing prior research Asking a question Formulating hypotheses Designing/conducting experiments Predicting outcomes Gathering data/making observations Analyzing data Interpreting results/data Displaying/modeling results/data Communicating results Translating into mathematics

##### Assessment Type

Assessment of individual student performance Assessment of student groups/teams Assignment Exam/quiz, in class Exam/quiz, take home Homework Answer clicker-type question(s) Answer essay question(s) Answer fill in the blank question(s) Answer multiple choice question(s) Answer short answer question(s) Answer true/false question(s) Create a concept map Create a diagram, drawing, figure, etc. Create a website Create graph, table etc. to present data Design an experiment or research study Design/present a poster Give an oral presentation Informal in-class report Interpret data Order items (e.g. strip sequence) Participate in discussion Peer evaluation Post-test Pre-test Produce a video or video response Respond to metacognition/reflection prompt Self evaluation Solve problem(s) Written assignment: One minute paper Written assignment: Brochure Written assignment: Essay Written assignment: Figure and or figure legend Written assignment: Report Written assignment: Literature review

##### Pedagogical Approaches

Think-Pair-Share Brainstorming Case Study Clicker Question Collaborative Work One Minute Paper Reflective Writing Concept Maps Strip Sequence Computer Model Physical Model Interactive Lecture Pre/Post Question Guided inquiry/investigation

##### Vision and Change Core Competencies - Ability

Create and develop models Use quantitative reasoning Design simulations Tap into interdisciplinary study Communicate and collaborate with mathematics community Communicate and collaborate with other disciplines Understand the relationship between material and society

##### Principles of How People Learn

Motivates student to learn material Focuses student on the material to be learned Develops supportive community of learners Leverages differences among learners Reveals prior knowledge Requires student to do the bulk of the work

##### Bloom's Cognitive Level

Foundational: factual knowledge & comprehension Application & Analysis Synthesis/Evaluation/Creation

##### Includes clear efforts on Issues

Diversity Equity Inclusion Enhancement of all

Modeling Scenario

##### 3-030-SecondOrderIntro-ModelingScenario

We outline the solution strategies involved in solving second-order, linear, constant coefficient ordinary differential equations, both homogeneous and nonhomogeneous and offer many application and modeling activities.
parameter estimation
non-homogeneous
Spanish
frequency
buoyancy
inverse problem
thrust
underdamped
first passage
spring mash dashpot
real
complex
homogeneous
superposition
parachute
overdamped
critically damped
buoy
quadratic equation
roots
rocket flight

Modeling Scenario

##### 5-001-LSD-ModelingScenario

We describe the use of a two compartment model of a linear system of first order linear differential equations to model lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in the body. We provide the data from the literature.
LSD
Spanish
compartment
pharmacokinetics
lysergic acid diethylamide

Modeling Scenario

##### 7-011-CoupledSystemLaplace-ModelingScenario

Differential equations and Laplace transforms are an integral part of control problems in engineering systems. We consider a baby warming device.
transfer function
polycarbonate
baby heater
coupled system
heating

Modeling Scenario

##### 3-034-CarSuspension-ModelingScenario

We examine the spring-mass-dashpot that is part of a car suspension, how the ride is related to parameter values, and the effect of changing the angle of installation. We model a ``quarter car'', meaning a single wheel.
design
spring-mass-dashpot
spring constant
underdamping
car suspension
suspension tolerance
static equilibrium

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-013-SleuthingWithDifferentialEquations-ModelingScenario

We present several situations in which differential equation models serve to aid in sleuthing and general investigations.
projectile motion
acceleration
Newton's Law of Cooling
speeding

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-011A-Kinetics-ModelingScenario

We help students see the connection between college level chemistry course work and their differential equations coursework. We do this through modeling kinetics, or rates of chemical reaction.
kinetics
Law of Mass Action
fitting
order of reaction
chemical reaction

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-005B-ChemDataCollection-ModelingScenario

A chemistry graduate student is collecting data on a chemical reaction and does a poor job of collecting the data. Indeed, he only collects the data at the start and end of a number of three minute intervals and does not note the times.
kinetics
laboratory
order of reaction
chemical reaction
chemical data
infusion

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-040-OutcomeSavings-ModelingScenario

We ask students to build a model for a savings account and to determine the monthly deposit in a savings account in order meet a long term savings goal.
Pop_Growth Pilot
savings
growth
deposit
g

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-045-TimeOfDeath-ModelingScenario

Students are asked to determine the time of death given both environmental temperature situations and two observations of body temperature under several different circumstances.
body mass
temperature
death
Newton's Law of Cooling
body temperature

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-005A-ChemDataCollection-ModelingScenario

A student is assigned the task of collecting data on a chemical reaction and does a poor job of collecting data. She only collects data at the start and end of a number of ten minute intervals and does not keep track of when the observations are...
linear regression
kinetics
chemistry
order of reaction
chemical reaction
chemical data
infusion
differencing

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-011-Kinetics-ModelingScenario

We make the connection between chemistry course and differential equations coursework. We do this through modeling kinetics, or rates of chemical reaction. We study zeroth, first, and second order reactions.
kinetics
chemistry
Law of Mass Action
chemical kinetics
order of reaction
chemical reaction

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-085-DrugBolus-ModelingScenario

Given data on the concentration of a drug in the plasma of a human in mg/L at certain time intervals in hours can we determine the rate at which the drug leaves the plasma as well as the initial amount administered in a intravenous bolus of the drug?
concentration
sum of square errors
bolus
drug
rate constant
administer

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-086-MedicinalPill-ModelingScenario

Administration of a medicinal pill in single and multiple doses is modeled.
medicine
spillover
compartment
bloodstream
GIT-Track

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-119-DairyFarming-ModelingScenario

A simple first order population growth model is presented. The challenge is to produce a final differential equation which is the result of the difference or ratio of birth and death rates. This ratio is not immediately intuitive.
population dynamics
dairy
farmers' markets
growth
cow

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-130-AspirinAbsorption-ModelingScenario

We model the amount of aspirin absorbed by the human body at a constant rate. This is a ``zero-order reaction'' in the language of pharmacokinetics -- the study of how drugs move in the body.
pharmacokinetics
drug
aspirin