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Author:Thomas LoFaro; College of Sciences, Washington State Univ. (WSU)
Description: Interdisciplinary computer-based activities for differential equations: a database of computer activities illustrating both mathematical concepts and the application of these concepts in a wide variety of disciplines. DynaSys, Java differential equations software that can be used to implement many of the activities, is available for downloading. Current project topics include: basic ecological models; bungee jumping; El Nino; irrigation and conservation; mathematical models of neurons; oscillating chemical reactions; rangeland ecosystems; salmon migration; small mammal dispersion; and discrete dynamics on the real line and in the complex plane. With a list of other Internet DiffEQ links.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Internet-Based Projects, Link Listings, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Differential Equations, Medicine/Health, Animal Biology, Plant Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Meteorology, Population, Sports

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