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The Creative Learning Exchange was founded as a non-profit in 1991 by the progenitor of the field of ...Read more The Creative Learning Exchange was founded as a non-profit in 1991 by the progenitor of the field of System Dynamics, Jay W. Forrester, to encourage the development of systems citizens who use systems thinking and system dynamics to meet the interconnected challenges that face them at personal, community, and global levels. The Creative Learning Exchange encourages an active, learner-centered process of discovery for 3-19 year old students that engages in meaningful, real-world problem solving through the mastery of systems thinking and system dynamics modeling. Hide full description


Creative Learning Exchange's Work

(Shape of Change)

In and Out Simulation

Based on a similar game found in "The Shape of Change," the user can explore linear behavior pattern ... Read more
Based on a similar game found in "The Shape of Change," the user can explore linear behavior patterns over time.
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systems

Friendship Simulation

Based on the Friendship Game from The Shape of Change
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Education

The Tree Simulation

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Environment Science Education

The Infection Simulation

Based on a kinesthetic game in "The Shape of Change," this simple simulation allows exploration of d ... Read more
Based on a kinesthetic game in "The Shape of Change," this simple simulation allows exploration of different scenarios for spread of an infection. Other similar contexts are also described, e.g., spread of ideas, rumors, and kindness.
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Biology Science Education infection disease
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Sim App (Sim)

An interface that allows users to interact with a model.

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Sim apps allow users to interact with a model using buttons, sliders, knobs, tables, graphs, and storytelling. These interactions help users understand how parts of a system interact.

Interfaces are created by model authors in the Stella desktop software and can be uploaded to the isee Exchange™.

Model

A diagram that represents how elements in a system influence one another.

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Models are mathematical representations of how elements in a system are connected and interact (e.g., ecosystems, organizations, supply chains). When running models on the isee Exchange™, results can be viewed in output devices like graphs and tables.

Models appear in the isee Exchange™ directory when authors upload them from the Stella® desktop software or create them with Stella Online™.

Causal Loop Diagram (CLD)

A map that represents the feedback structure of a system.

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CLDs are high-level maps that represents the feedback structure of a system and easily communicate the essence of a model. They appear in the isee Exchange™ when authors upload them from the Stella desktop software or create them with Stella Online™.