Archive | July 2015

Class Project: Modeling the Spread of Ebola

3d-ebola-virusimage credit: http://www.medicaldaily.com

My absolute favorite thing from last year was my Applied Calculus class’s project on modeling the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone.  What started off as a simple task extending some of the ideas from the course ended up becoming, on several different levels, an authentic and powerful learning experience. Read More…

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