Virtual Nature software whose purpose is to help students to understand and gain an appreciation of the mathematics behind the basic models of population growth.

Download Virtual Nature

Contents:
Exponential Model - continuous
Exponential Model - Discrete vs Continuous
Exponential Model - Stochastic vs Deterministic
Exponential Model - Demographic Stochasticity
Logistic Model - Continuous with Time Lag
Logistic Model - Discrete Population Growth
Logistic Model - Variations in Carrying Capacity
Competition - Competition Between Two Species
Lotka-Volterra - Predator-Prey Model

Please send comments, suggestions for improvements and bugs to:

Anne M. Burns, Department of Mathematics, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY 11548

Email: aburns@liu.edu
http://phoenix.liu.edu/~aburns/webpage/aburns.htm

Or

Matthew J. Draud, Department of Biology, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY 11548

Email: mdraud@liu.edu

Some sample screens: