23 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brian Winkel
SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations
We model the emptying of water from a spherical tank. First, we pump out water at a constant rate. Second, we allow the water to exit through a small hole in the bottom of the tank. We seek to...
16 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michael Karls
The goal of this project is to set up and numerically solve a first-order nonlinear ordinary differential equation (ODE) system of three equations in three unknowns that models beer bubbles that...
Sizes of Organisms: The Surface Area to Volume Ratio
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces surface area-volume ratio in the context of understanding the limits or constraints on organism size. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Emergency Water Supply (Grades 6-8)
05 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Laura Pahler, Marcy Santos1, Ralph Olaiz1, Elizabeth Soto1, Vinn Kanchana
Pomona Unified School District, CA
This classroom lesson presents students with the task of determining how much water their school would to store in case of an emergency disaster.