Conway’s Game of Life and Cellular Automata

http://www.math.com/students/wonders/life/life.html

Conway’s game of life is always a fun thing to show kids learning about computer science.

Here is a nice, simple applet to play around with the Game of Life

http://www.ibiblio.org/lifepatterns/

Another good one:

http://vlab.infotech.monash.edu.au/simulations/cellular-automata/game-of-life/

If you really want to keep up with the world of GoL:

http://pentadecathlon.com/lifeNews/index.php

An epidemic simulator

http://vlab.infotech.monash.edu.au/simulations/cellular-automata/epidemic/

Here’s a simple ant colony simulator:

http://vlab.infotech.monash.edu.au/simulations/swarms/ant-sort/

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