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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

(Population Dynamics Series)

Population Dynamics Part I

In this set of simulations, you will learn about population change in England in colonial times and ... Read more
In this set of simulations, you will learn about population change in England in colonial times and how it contributed to the settling of America. Populations change according to births and deaths as well as PUSH and PULL dynamics involving the movement (or migration) of people.
sim158 runs
Environment Science Economics Education Social systems

Population Dynamics Part II

In this set of simulations, you will learn about population change in New England in Colonial times ... Read more
In this set of simulations, you will learn about population change in New England in Colonial times and how it contributed to the growth of America. Populations change according to births and deaths as well as PUSH and PULL dynamics involving the movement (or migration) of people.
sim17 runs
Environment Science Economics Education History

Population Dynamics Part III

In this set of simulations, you will learn about PUSH and PULL dynamics that occur within and betwee ... Read more
In this set of simulations, you will learn about PUSH and PULL dynamics that occur within and between rural and urban populations. The process of urbanization, America's transformation from a rural into a largely urban society, defined its progression through the 19th and 20th centuries.
sim74 runs
Economics Education Social systems History Social Studies

Population Dynamics Part IV

In this set of simulations, you will look at youth bulges and baby booms in different contexts, past ... Read more
In this set of simulations, you will look at youth bulges and baby booms in different contexts, past and present, and simulate their potential future implications, including "push" and "pull" dynamics involving the movement or migration of people.
sim63 runs
Economics Education Social Systems History Social Studies
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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™.