## Resources

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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

Portion of one class period One class period Multiple class periods One term (semester or quarter) One year Other

##### 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

##### 3-104-BungeeJumping-ModelingScenario

In this project, students design a bungee jumping cord (cross-sectional area and length) that will keep jumpers safe. Students communicate their recommendations as a letter to a client interested in starting a bungee jumping business.
design
falling
mass
spring\
bungee
elesticity
recommendation
consult

Technique Narrative

##### 1-030-RandomPerturbation-TechniqueNarrative

After a brief historical view of this problem, we will demonstrate the derivation of first order linear differential equations with random perturbations.
random perturbation
Brownian motion
Langevin equation
Riemann-Steiltjes integral
Wiener process
Ito's calculus

Modeling Scenario

##### 3-043-BallisticModeling-SpongeDart-ModelingScenario

The goal of this project is for students to develop, analyze, and compare three different models for the flight of a sponge dart moving under the influences of gravity and air resistance.
projectile motion
air resistance
ballistics
dimensional analysis
Newtonian mechanics
sponge dart
Nerf gun
Nerf dart
Buckingham's Theorem

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-024-MalariaControl-ModelingScenario

This project offers students a chance to make policy recommendations based on the analysis of models using both linear (exponential decay) and non-linear (logistic growth) differential equations.
population dynamics
malaria
Policy
Decision-making
Euler's method
pharmacokinetics
mosquito
improved Euler's method
Huen's method
US Army

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-100-EngineeringDemographics-ModelingScenario

Students show how models can be used to examine social issues. The students examine three different models and use numerical methods to apply each model to demographic data for the percentage of engineering degrees awarded to women in the United...
logistic
population
Improved Euler Method
Gompertz
demographics
women
autonomous

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-115-ModelingWithFirstOrderODEs-ModelingScenario

Several models using first order differential equations are offered with some questions on formulating a differential equations model with solutions provided.
bacteria
falling object
Newton's Law of Cooling
drug
cooling
drag

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-116-TropicalStormWindspeeds-ModelingScenario

We model the decay of tropical cyclone winds once a storm makes landfall. We use data from two recent storms from the National Hurricane Center to estimate parameters emanating from a differential equation using a first order exponential decay model.
hurricane
decay
tropical storm
cyclones

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-118-SolowEconomicGrowth-ModelingScenario

Students construct and analyze the celebrated Solow-Swan model of economic growth theory. The project is divided into three sequential parts to teach students to understand, develop, and analyze a simple nonlinear model of economic dynamics.
optimization
economics
steady state
growth
Solow-Swan model
capital
production
labor
Golden Rule of Economic Growth

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-170-CensusModeling-ModelingScenario

Students who have studied models for population are likely to be familiar with the exponential and the logistic population models. The goal here is to explore the role of modeling assumptions in choosing which model to use.
logistic growth
exponential
population
U.S. Census Data
assumption
Google Sheets
Unites States
Guatemala

Modeling Scenario

##### 1-190-IntroClass-ModelingScenario

Students go through development of ideas in mathematical modeling with differential equations. They encounter fundamental ideas of unlimited population growth, limited population growth and a predator prey system.
population dynamics
predator-prey
logistic
exponential
graphical interpretations
qualitative analysis

Modeling Scenario

##### 3-002-ModelsMotivatingSecondOrder-ModelingScenario

Ordinary differential equations involve second derivatives and second derivatives appear in many contexts, chief among them are the study of forces and resulting motion. This is principally because of Newton's Second Law of Motion.
resistance
spring mass
oscillation
Hooke's Law
dampening

Modeling Scenario

##### 3-064-GearTrain-ModelingScenario

Students model an input-output mechanical system of gears with a second order, non-homogeneous, ordinary differential equation with constant coefficients. The model incorporates friction and moments of inertia of the gear train components.
friction
gear
spur gear
gear train
torque
gear ratio
angular acceleration
angular velocity
moment of inertia
double reduction gear

Modeling Scenario

##### 3-071-WirelessTelegraphy-ModelingScenario

This project has three parts, (1) done at home, (2) and (3) in class. In (1) we recall how to solve second order differential equations with constant coefficients and simple source functions. In class understand resonance and beats.
b
RLC circuit
resonance
beats
current
wireless telegraphy
LC circuit

Modeling Scenario

##### 4-020-AnIEDBlast-ModelingScenario

These three exercises offer students a chance to model with second order ordinary differential equations, how they might incorporate a spring-mass system into a larger model, and how they can use the model to determine the results of a dynamical...
applied mathematics
forces
Free Body Diagram
Improvised Explosive Devices
sum of forces