Modeling the Spread of a Disease
This resource, created by Craig Faulhaber of Red Rocks Community College, will invite students to model the spread of a disease in a closed environment, specifically the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. The data will be analyzed with both discrete and continuous models. The activity requires one hour of in-class work and six to eight hours outside of class. This seven page pdf document contains directions for the teacher, detailed descriptions of discrete and continuous models, and space for students to collect data.
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The National Center for Voice and Speech developed this series of mini-courses and tutorials to assist people with difficult concepts in voice production....
The Concord Consortium is a non-profit educational technology group that has been designing teacher-ready tools, from lesson plans to activities, for over two...
Educators assembling lessons on biotechnology will find much to appreciate in this list of teacher resources from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Here...
The Space Science Institute has built a website geared toward the constructivist learning approach, which posits that learning entails an active and fluid...
Everything (mathematics) is illuminated in this excellent thirteen-part series created by Annenberg Media for adult learners and high school teachers. As their...
AMSER is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.
AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the National Science Digital Library, and is being created by a team of project partners led by Internet Scout.
The world is becoming more and more quantitative and data focused. Many professions depend on numerical measurements to make decisions in the face of uncertainty. Statisticians use quantitative abilities, statistical knowledge, and communication skills to work on many challenging problems.
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