November 6-9, 2018
Carnegie Science Center
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How do toxic chemicals affect ecosystems? Why use models? How does this affect you every day?
Environmental scientists and engineers use computer models to understand and predict the impacts of toxic chemicals on living systems.
In this program, students will use a computer model of interacting organisms in a lake ecosystem to explore:
Designed by Carla A. Ng, PhD, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering,
and presented by her University of Pittsburgh graduate and undergraduate students.
Science and technology topics include:
Environment, engineering, computer science & careers
Program Capacity: 20Program Dates & Times
Nov. 6, 2018 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1pm
Nov. 7, 2018 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1pm
Nov. 8, 2018 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1pm
Nov. 9, 2018 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1pm
Do it – competition, volunteer, games, make it, lesson plan
US EPA: Environmental Modeling 101
In the News
3-5-ETS1-1,2; MS-PS4-3; MS-LS1-1,3,8; MS-LS2-1,2,5; MS-ETS1-1
HS-PS1-6; HS-PS2-3; HS-PS3-3; HS-PS4-5; HS-LS1-1,3; HS-LS2-7; HS-LS3-1; HS-LS4-6; HS-ESS3-2,4; HS-ETS1-1,3,4
Anchors S8.A.1.2.1; S8.A.2.2.3; S8.B.2.2; S8.C.1.1
Standards 3.3.7 B; 3.4.7 A; 3.6.7 A; 3.8.7 B; 3.8 C
Anchors S11.A.2.2.2; S11.B.1.1.3; S11.B.2.2.1; S11.C.1.1.2
Standards 3.3.10 B; 3.3.12 B; 3.4.10 A; 3.4.12 A; 3.6.10 A; 3.6.12 A; 3.10.8 B; 3.12.8 B; 3.3.10 C; 3.12.C