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SCUDEM IV 2019 - SIMIODE Challenge Using Differential Equations Modeling For High School Students and Undergraduates

SCUDEM IV 2019 - SIMIODE Challenge Using Differential Equations Modeling provides teams of three students from high school and undergraduate programs to select one of three problems in physics/engineering, chemistry/life science, or social science, and use differential equations modeling to address the problem over a week-long period at their home school. Teams then gather with their coach/mentor for Challenge Saturday on November 9, 2019, in local sites around the world to share their model. See for a growing list of sites. Students get immediate feedback through judging of their presentation, participate in a fun MathBowl, meet like-minded students, while their faculty leaders experience a Faculty Development model on how to do more modeling in a differential equations course.

The invitation to host SCUDEM IV 2019 is at Hosts receive free registration for teams from their school and one half the $100 registration fee from each team who participates at their site.

If you are interested in hosting or would like more information contact Dr. Brian Winkel,, with your commitment or to ask questions. Registration for SCUDEM IV 2019 runs September 1 - October 25, 2019.

SCUDEM is an outreach function of SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations - a National Science Foundation-funded Community of Practice.