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Pre-course assessment

This assessment will only be used to evaluate the impact of our course. It will not be used for a grade.
  1. 1 point
    Complex adaptive systems can be described as which of the following?
  2. 1 point
    Which of the following is the best example of what scientists call a complex adaptive system?
  3. 1 point
    Which of the following can be used as input when running a simulation?
  4. 1 point
    What does it mean when running a computer model produces different results each time it is run?
  5. 1 point
    What needs to be done in order to run a procedure in a computer program?
  6. 1 point
    Prior to running a simulation using an agent-based model, which one of the following must take place?
  7. 1 point
    A computer program consists of ___ that tells the computer to do something.
  8. 1 point
    What enables an agent to react to its environment?
  9. 1 point
    In a computer program, an if/then statement is used to ____.
  10. 1 point
    In a computer program, a repeat statement is used ____.
  11. 1 point
    In a computer program, a variable (or slider) is used ____.
  12. 1 point
    What role was proposed for a teacher incorporating models and simulations into the classroom?
  13. 1 point
    What is computational science good for?
  14. 1 point
    What types of systems are agent-based models best suited to model?
  15. 1 point
    Computational Thinking is:
  16. 1 point
    Computer modeling is used to study problems that are: