CS in Science Module 3: Ecosystems as Complex Systems (for StarLogo Nova 2.0)

Posted July 27, 2018 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. 

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