SES #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

1 
Student Lecture Examples of Dynamical Systems Orbits 
Homework 1 is handed out Lab 1 
2 
Mathematica® Lab 

3 
Student Lecture Graphical Analysis of Orbits
Fixed and Periodic Points 
Homework 1 due Homework 2 is handed out Lab 1 due Lab 2 
4 
Mathematica® Lab 

5 
Student Lecture Bifurcations 
Homework 2 due Homework 3 is handed out Lab 2 due 
6 
Writing Feedback 

7 
Student Lecture The Quadratic Family 
Homework 3 due Homework 4 is handed out 
8 
Writing Feedback 

9 
Student Lecture Transition to Chaos 
Homework 4 due Homework 5 is handed out Lab 3 
10 
Student Lecture Symbolic Dynamics 
Homework 5 due Homework 6 is handed out 
11 
Student Lecture Chaos 
Homework 6 due Lab 3 due 
12 
Student Lecture Sarkovskii's Theorem 
Homework 7 is handed out Writing Project: Sarvoskii's Theorem 
13 
Student Lecture Sarkovskii's Theorem (cont.) The Role of the Critical Orbit 
Homework 7 due Homework 8 is handed out 
14 
Student Lecture Fractals 
Homework 8 due 
15 
Student Lecture Fractals (cont.) 