Archived Material: CS in Science Module 3 - Ecosystems as complex systems (for StarLogo Nova 1.0)

Posted December 2, 2016 by turtle

Module 3 Summary of Pacing Guide:

Day 1:  Introduction to ecosystems as complex adaptive systems by participatory simulation (Papercatchers) and preview Rabbits & Grass model

Day 2:  Decode model and design and run experiments

Day 3:  Modify Rabbits and Grass model to add a predator, run experiments to study the effect of this change on the ecosystem.

Day 4:  Introduction to the Computational Science
cycle, design and develop customizations to your model.

Day 5:  Build and debug model, run experiments, analyze the results and relate to Ecosystems as Complex Systems.  

For the updated version of this module, see CS in Science Module 3:  Ecosystems as Complex Systems for StarLogo Nova 2.0.  

If using Chrome as your browser, you may need to follow the steps to add the flash version of StarLogo Nova, to access the models built in StarLogo Nova 1.0.  See these instructions

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