Population dynamics (level 3)
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In this module we’ll simulate the population dynamics of 25 rabbits and 2 foxes, living in a secluded forest. A classic predator-prey model with a variety of elements and an animation.
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Day 1: Animations in Python
Learn how to make animations in Python
Assignment The spiraling dot
Assignment Show how a drunk student moves around
Day 2: Rabbits in a forest
- Assignment Animate 25 rabbits living in a forest
Day 3: Add (hungry) foxes to the forest
Assignment Add (vegetarian) foxes to the simulation
Assignment The foxes develop a penchant for meat. Touch luck for the rabbits
Day 4: The rabbits reproduce - who wins?
- Assignment Let the rabbits reproduce and find out who wins, rabbits or foxes
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