• Lesson Plan on Systems

    For Organizational Systems and Models, we created a final lesson plan that covers unit 1, 2 and 3. We presented this lesson to our class to explain our interpretation of systems and models. I wanted to explain what we learned in class through sudoku. Sudoku is a number-placement system so it can be considered a …

  • Millennium Development Goals

    Our Organizational Systems and Models class created a robot for the FIRST Robotics Competition. Designing and building the robot was a goal for us, but we were also thinking about what robotics could do outside of the competition. Robots, in the long-term, could have a positive effect in the world. Considering the Millennium Development Goals …

  • Using Logic for Problem Solving

    Human population has increased significantly in the past decades. Industrialized countries have less growth compared to developing countries. This graph represents world population between 1750 and projected 2050 in billions. Graph retrieved from Ecology Communications Group, Inc. Most species’ population growths have a carrying capacity: the point where population growth stops rising exponentially and grows …

  • Systems and Models Flowcharts

    As we are beginning our Organizational Systems and Models class, we are defining what systems and models are. It’s important to start out by understanding how systems thinking is unique and the disciplines that underlie the thinking. Models are important to accompany systems learning because a system isn’t a linear idea and models provide a …