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  1. 1-124-S-WorldPopulation

    30 May 2020 | Modeling Scenarios

    We build models of world population using data to estimate growth rate.CZECH LANGUAGE VERSION  We have placed in Supporting Docs a Czech version of this Student Modeling Scenario. Name will be x-y-S-Title-StudentVersion-Czech.

  2. 3-026-S-SpringInverseProblem

    29 May 2020 | Modeling Scenarios

    We are given data on the position of a mass in an oscillating spring mass system and we seek to discover approaches to estimating an unknown parameter.

  3. 5-010-S-DNADegradation

    21 Apr 2020 | Modeling Scenarios

    We ask students to use the system of first order linear differential equations given in a source paper and estimates of the data from laboratory procedures from a plot to estimate the parameters and complete the modeling process. Then we seek to compare the results of the final model with...

  4. 6-045-S-CholeraTranmission

    19 Apr 2020 | Modeling Scenarios

    A recent cholera outbreak in Haiti brought public attention to this disease. Cholera, a diarrheal disease, is caused by an intestinal bacterium, and if not addressed in a timely manner may become fatal. During the project described here, the students will learn how to solve and address a...

  5. 1-126-S-MarriageMath

    14 Apr 2020 | Modeling Scenarios

    We will explore a model which describes the process of entry into marriage by an individual. In the model, rate of change in the fraction of the cohort already married will be investigated along with two governing assumptions; social pressure experienced by unmarried individual increases as...

  6. 2007-HelfgottSeier-MathStatAspectsOfEnzymeKinetics

    05 Apr 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    2007-HelfgottSeier-MathStatAspectsOfEnzymeKineticsHelfgott,  Michel and Edith Seier. 2007.  Some Mathematical and Statistical Aspects of Enzyme Kinetics.The Journal of Online Mathematics and Its Applications. Volume 7, October 2007, Article ID 1611Abstract:  Most...

  7. 2018-GreerLivesay-Mathematical Epidemiology Goes to College

    01 Apr 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    2018-GreerLivesay-Mathematical Epidemiology Goes to CollegeGreer, Meredith  and Ella Livesay. 2018. Mathematical Epidemiology Goes to College. Math Horizons. 25(3):  8-11.From Introduction:Every year waves of illnesses sweep through college campuses. This seems a...

  8. 2018-McCarthy-Newton's Law of Cooling _ Professor McCarthy Mat 501 BMCC

    01 Apr 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    2018-McCarthy-Newton’s Law of Cooling _ Professor McCarthy Mat 501 BMCCMcCarthy, C. 2018.  Newton’s Law of Cooling. https://mccarthymat501.commons.gc.cuny.edu/newtonian-cooling/ .Active classroom scenario with step-by-step procedure, data, R code. Scenario:...

  9. 2009-ShamimEtAl-InvestigatingViscousDampingUsingWebcam

    16 Mar 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    2009-ShamimEtAl-InvestigatingViscousDampingUsingWebcamShamim, Sohaib,  Wasif Zia, and Muhammad Sabieh Anwar. 2009. Investigating viscous damping using a webcam. 12 pp.Abstract: We describe an experiment involving a mass oscillating in a viscous fluid and analyze overdamped,...

  10. 2010-Singh-ModelingTechnologyInnovations

    16 Mar 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    2010-Singh-ModelingTechnologyInnovationsSingh, Amritbir and Ravi Kant Mishra. 2010. A MATHEMATICAL MODELING APPROACH TO STUDY GROWTHRATE OF GRASSROOTS TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS. IJRRAS 3(2): 177-183.Abstract: In this paper we have proposed a simple mathematical model by using...

  11. 2006-MacWilliams-Developing ODES To DescribePaperHelicopter

    15 Mar 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    2006-MacWilliams-Developing ODES To DescribePaperHelicopterMacWilliams, Matt. 2006.  Developing Ordinary Differential Equations to Describe the Motion of a Paper Helicopter. The Review: A Journal of Undergraduate Student Research. 8(8): 33-42.Abstract: Since George...

  12. 1992-Mathews-BoundedPopulationGrowth

    12 Mar 2020 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    Mathews, John H. 1992. Bounded population growth: a curve fitting lesson. Mathematics and Computer Education. 26(2): 169-176.The logistic curve is presented as a mathematical model for population growth in calculus, differential equations and mathematical modeling textbooks. However, there is...

  13. 9-020-S-HeatDiffusion

    14 Oct 2019 | Modeling Scenarios

    This project guides students through experimental, analytical, and numerical techniques for understanding the heat (diffusion) equation with nonhomogeneous boundary conditions. In particular, students collect data and model a physical scenario in which heat energy diffuses through a long, thin...

  14. 9-020-S-HeatDiffusion

    14 Oct 2019 | Modeling Scenarios

    This project guides students through experimental, analytical, and numerical techniques for understanding the heat (diffusion) equation with nonhomogeneous boundary conditions. In particular, students collect data and model a physical scenario in which heat energy diffuses through a long, thin...

  15. 1-111-S-SpreadOfInformation

    02 Sep 2019 | Modeling Scenarios

    Students perform experiments to model spread of information within a population. Students collect data, determine essential components and parameters and build a mathematical model which can be compared to predicted data, measured data, and modeled data. Part 3 can require students to move from...

  16. 1-092-S-DashItAll

    01 Sep 2019 | Modeling Scenarios

    This project uses very basic physics, Newton's Second Law of Motion, to model the motion of a sprinter running down a track. The model is driven by data from the world record race of Usain Bolt in the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. In particular, we derive the classic Hill-Keller model for a...

  17. Ice Coverage in the Arctic Climate over time

    17 Aug 2019 | Articles and Publications

    In this paper, entitled Ice Coverage in the Arctic Climate, from two students, Angie Dimopulos and Kelcey Heaney, and their professor, Dr. Wisam Bukaita, ice coverage in the Arctic is modeled over time. We present their abstract here and include the paper itself.ABSTRACT The Arctic plays a...

  18. 1-107-S-ClothDry

    27 Apr 2019 | Modeling Scenarios

    We build a mathematical model for the rate at which drying takes place in a cloth wet with water while hanging in air. A model can be based on underlying physical principles. Such a model is called an analytic model. Or your model could be based on observations and reasoned terms in your...

  19. 1-053-S-SlimeSpread

    30 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios

    We offer a video showing real time spread of a cylinder of slime and challenge students to build a mathematical model for this phenomenon.

  20. 1-054-S-GrowthInFarmland

    14 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios

    An enriching project developing a model from data with missing temporal information is described. Students fit functions to the data that leads to the creation of a differential equations model, which they then are required to analyze in multiple ways. Different fits, modeling approaches, and...

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