27 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Barbara Zubik-Kowal
This project involves the dynamics of chlorine concentration during regular swimming pool maintenance cycles. Students will have the opportunity to use both analytic and numerical methods.
25 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Burney1, Lydia Kennedy, Arati Nanda Pati, Audrey Malagon
Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk VA
Students run experiments involving concentrated solution of drink powder flowing from upper to lower tank, initially filled with plain water. They make qualitative observations about the intensity...
24 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brian Winkel
SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations
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...
23 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jesica Bauer1, Eric Sullivan, Erica Wiens1
Carroll College, Helena MT USA
We provide photographs of steeping process for a tea steepedin hot water. Students build a differential equation model for the steeping process and do parameter estimation using the color of our...
22 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jue Wang
Students examine local drug delivery to the cochlea. The delivery system is modeled as a liquid mixing problem. Students formulate the differential equation, and solve the equation using separation...
09 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Model a phenomena in which salt mixtures from two tanks are mixed with changing volumes of water.
Analysis of Amylase Activity
24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2
1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
Water Quality Module (Project EDDIE)
19 Nov 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By C. A. Gibson, D. N. Castendyk
Students utilize real-time nitrate data from the US Geological Survey to statistically evaluate water quality impacts and to identify their causes
Cell Biology by the Numbers
18 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ron Milo1, Rob Phillips2
1. Weizmann Institute of Science 2. California Institute of Technology
Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells