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Multilevel Computational Modeling

Engaging high school students in computational thinking while developing and testing system models.

The Concord Consortium and Michigan State University are collaborating to research technological, curricular, and pedagogical scaffolds needed to support students and teachers in developing computational thinking in the context of system modeling.

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Visualizing Geohazards and Risk with Code (GeoCode)

GeoHazard Volcano

Engaging students in the study of geohazards through integrating computational thinking with science practices. Students will be able to transform real-world GPS data into visualizations and formulate scientific arguments about predicting impacts and assessing risks.

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Learning Everywhere

Learning Everywhere

Learning Everywhere explores how cutting-edge technologies and novel materials can be designed to study and better support engaging conceptual, collaborative, and tangible learning across different contexts and settings.

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Precipitating Change

Precipitating Change

Experiencing models of severe weather events allows students to monitor live radar screens and collect data as virtual thunderstorms pass through the classroom. Students will apply computational thinking skills as they create, evaluate, and combine forecast models.

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Linking Complex Systems

Linking Complex Systems

We’re enabling new modes of experimentation and fostering levels of learner reasoning about complex systems and systems dynamics that are not currently possible by merging MIT’s StarLogo and the Concord Consortium’s SageModeler.

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