How Does it Grow?

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How does it grow?

These problems introduce simple mathematical models to help us understand how complex systems change with time.

Troublesome Triangles link

Troublesome Triangles 

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple simulation game to investigate the properties of such systems.

Investigating Epidemics link

Investigating Epidemics 

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing link

Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing 

Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.