Search Materials
Sort materials by
Search Materials
Get more information on the MERLOT Editors' Choice Award in a new window.
Get more information on the MERLOT Classics Award in a new window.
Get more information on the JOLT Award in a new window.
Go to Search Page
Go to Partner Benefits
View material results for all categories
Search all MERLOT
Click here to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Click here to go to your Dashboard Report
Click here to go to your Content Builder
Click here to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
select OK to launch help window
cancel help

MERLOT II






        

Refine Your Search:

Materials 1 - 5 shown of 5 results

Measurements: can you believe them?

Reliability of a measurement; an introduction to simple statistics for science students. Average, mean, deviation from the... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Nov 01, 2012
Peer Review for material titled "Measurements: can you believe them?"
User Rating for material titled "Measurements: can you believe them?"
Member Comments for material titled "Measurements: can you believe them?"
Personal Collections for material titled "Measurements: can you believe them?"
Learning Exercises for material titled "Measurements: can you believe them?"
Accessibility Info for material titled "Measurements: can you believe them?"
About this material:
Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
Editor Review (not reviewed)
User Rating (not rated)
Discussion (none)
Personal Collections (2)
Learning Exercises (none)
Accessibility Info (none)

Significant figures and rounding off

Digits, significant and otherwise; rules for rounding off and the reasoning behind them; some special cases such as crossing... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Oct 12, 2008
Peer Review for material titled "Significant figures and rounding off"
User Rating for material titled "Significant figures and rounding off"
Member Comments for material titled "Significant figures and rounding off"
Personal Collections for material titled "Significant figures and rounding off"
Learning Exercises for material titled "Significant figures and rounding off"
Accessibility Info for material titled "Significant figures and rounding off"
About this material:
Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
Editor Review
Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

User Rating (not rated)
Discussion (none)
Personal Collections (7)
Learning Exercises (none)
Accessibility Info (none)

The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision

How to deal with error and scatter in measured values; absolute and relative uncertainty. An elementary but thorough... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Sep 19, 2008
Peer Review for material titled "The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision"
User Rating for material titled "The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision"
Member Comments for material titled "The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision"
Personal Collections for material titled "The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision"
Learning Exercises for material titled "The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision"
Accessibility Info for material titled "The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision"
About this material:
Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
Editor Review
Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

User Rating (not rated)
Discussion (none)
Personal Collections (5)
Learning Exercises (none)
Accessibility Info (none)

What is Pseudoscience?

How to recognize pseudoscience and distinguish it from science; pathological science, junk science, and "bad" science.
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Mar 09, 2010
Peer Review for material titled "What is Pseudoscience?"
User Rating for material titled "What is Pseudoscience?"
Member Comments for material titled "What is Pseudoscience?"
Personal Collections for material titled "What is Pseudoscience?"
Learning Exercises for material titled "What is Pseudoscience?"
Accessibility Info for material titled "What is Pseudoscience?"
About this material:
Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
Editor Review (not reviewed)
User review 4 average rating
User Rating 4 user rating
Discussion (2 Comments)
Personal Collections (3)
Learning Exercises (none)
Accessibility Info (none)

Measurements: drawing conclusions from data

The bell-shaped curve, confidence intervals, using statistical tests of make conclusions, how to lie with statistics.
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Nov 05, 2004
Peer Review for material titled "Measurements: drawing conclusions from data"
User Rating for material titled "Measurements: drawing conclusions from data"
Member Comments for material titled "Measurements: drawing conclusions from data"
Personal Collections for material titled "Measurements: drawing conclusions from data"
Learning Exercises for material titled "Measurements: drawing conclusions from data"
Accessibility Info for material titled "Measurements: drawing conclusions from data"
About this material:
Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
Editor Review
Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

User Rating (not rated)
Discussion (none)
Personal Collections (none)
Learning Exercises (none)
Accessibility Info (none)
RSS

Results page 1 of 1
Jump to page