Fall 2014 Start Up Unit

This is the curriculum page for the Fall semester Introduction to StarLogo TNG and Complex Adaptive Systems weeks

Pacing Guide: Overview of Weeks 1-6 (Fall 2014)

  • Week 1: Introduction to GUTS club, Computer Science and StarLogo Nova
  • Week 2: Introduction to Computer Science topics (Loops and Randomness) and Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Week 3: CS topics- conditionals and logic, Programming Conditionals
  • Week 4: Boolean logic and conditionals, CAS emergent patterns, Rock Paper Scissors model
  • Week 5: Programming practice- simple contagion model
  • Week 6: Programming practice- simple contagion model
    • Students finish their simple contagion models and collect data.

    Fall Unit- Sustainability

    Here are some helpful documents from Phillip Arguello that were shared at the GUTS PD in Las Cruces on 9-21-13.

    These are examples of the accompanying StarLogo TNG models. Note that these can be created many different ways and should only act as an example. (Do not have students build these by copying them.) To download, hold down the control key and click on the link or right click.

    Complex Systems Resources