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Mass Balance Model part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
Students are introduced to the concept of mass balance, flow rates, and equilibrium using an online interactive water bucket model. -

Earth System Topics: Climate, Earth's Cycles, Atmosphere, Biosphere:Ecology
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Sea Floor Spreading I part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
In this introductory Excel tutorial (Activity I) students use Excel to explore the geodynamics model equation for ocean depth around a sea-floor spreading center. For students with no prior Excel experience. -

Earth System Topics: Oceans, Solid Earth
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Daisyworld: Interactive On-line PC and Mac part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
Students use a JAVA interface design by R.M. MacKay to explore the Daisy World model. The JAVA interface comes with a link to a 6-page student activity page in PDF format. -

Earth System Topics: Climate, Earth's Cycles:Carbon Cycle, Biosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere:Ecology

Sea Floor Spreading II part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
Students import ocean bathymetry data from text files, they then use Excel to graph these observations along with model prediction to assess the model's ability to simulated the observed topographic features ...

Earth System Topics: Oceans, Solid Earth

Sea Floor Spreading I part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
In this introductory Excel tutorial (Activity I) students use Excel to explore the geodynamics model equation for ocean depth around a sea-floor spreading center. For students with no prior Excel experience. -

Earth System Topics: Oceans, Solid Earth

World Population Activity II: Excel part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
(Activity 2 of 2)In this intermediate Excel tutorial students import UNEP World population data/projections, graph this data, and then compare it to the mathematical model of logistic growth. -

Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Population

Daisyworld: Stella Mac or PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
After constructing a Stella model of Daisyworld students perform guided experiments to explore the behavior of Daisyworld to changes in model parameters and assumptions. -

Earth System Topics: Atmosphere:Weather, Climate, Earth's Cycles:Carbon Cycle, Biosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere:Ecology

World Population Activity I: Excel part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
(Activity 1 of 2) This activity is primarily intended as an introductory tutorial on using Excel. Students use Excel to explore population dynamics using the Logistic equation for (S-shaped) population growth. -

Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Population

Sea Floor Spreading II part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
Students import ocean bathymetry data from text files, they then use Excel to graph these observations along with model prediction to assess the model's ability to simulated the observed topographic features ...

Earth System Topics: Oceans, Solid Earth

Wind Surge: Interactive On-line Mac and PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples
Wind surge is a JAVA based applet for exploring how water level on the windward and leeward side of a basin depends on wind speed, basin length, water depth, and boundary type. -

Earth System Topics: Atmosphere, Weather, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards