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Includes teacher generated activities. A section of the coast line is randomly given an angle (two lines), resulting in a...
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SimulationAuthor: Sergy Buldyrev, Anna Umansky

Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Mar 07, 2011

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Grow trees (green dots), then start fire (red dots), and watch destroyed trees (black dots) form a trail behind the fire.

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SimulationAuthor: Sergy Buldyrev, Anna Umansky

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Flip coins to see if you can beat the odds.

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Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2011

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Throw darts at a circle, get the ratio inside to outside circle, and estimate pi.

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Take random steps left or right and see how far you get. You won't go far very often.

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Discussion of a technique for estimating pi, by dropping a needle between parallel lines.

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Ants running out of an anthill moving randomly create a series of patterns.

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A particle moves randomly in 2D, and leaves a particle when it touches the central aggregation complex.

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2D Random Walk with no cut-backs and trap avoidance heuristic.

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Take random steps left or right or up or down and see how far you get. You won't go far very often.

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