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ERIC Number: EJ882817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Disinfection of Common Waterborne Pathogens
Swim, Edward W.
PRIMUS, v20 n2 p95-108 2010
As part of an integrative learning experience at the end of a sophomore Calculus II course at the United States Military Academy, this project served as a multidisciplinary problem-solving exercise that explored the connections among mathematics, biology, and other fields of study. During a seven-lesson block of instruction, this module was primarily intended to develop student awareness of the role of mathematics in all disciplines, especially the field of their recently chosen major. As a result, in addition to building mathematical models and exploring solution techniques for the resulting differential equations, several hours of class time focused on the connection between their mathematical models and the multidisciplinary issues involved in the scenario. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A