# MERLOT Materials

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#### pH Scale

Test the pH of things like coffee, spit, and soap to determine whether each is acidic, basic, or neutral. Visualize the... see more

#### Angles

Practice your knowledge of acute, obtuse, and alternate angles. Also, practice relationships between angles - vertical,... see more

#### Caesar Cipher

Create your own affine cipher for encoding and decoding messages. Input your own constant and multiplier, then input a... see more

#### Cells and Walls

Using toothpicks, straws, or tubes of rolled up newspaper, learners create 3-dimensional models to illustrate the basic... see more

#### Conic Flyer

Manipulate different types of conic section equations on a coordinate plane using slider bars. Learn how each constant... see more

#### Cross Section Flyer

Explore cross sections of different geometric solids: cone, double cone, cylinder, pyramid, and prism. Manipulate the... see more

#### Equivalent Fractions Pointer

Visually represent two unique fractions that are equivalent to a given fraction. The fractional value is shown on a... see more

#### Fire Assessment

Learn about estimation through modeling of a forest fire. This activity allows the user to burn a virtual forest, then... see more

#### Fraction Finder

Determine the value of two given fractions represented as points on a number line. Then find a fraction whose value is... see more

#### Linear Function Machine

Students investigate linear functions by trying to guess the slope and intercept from inputs and outputs. Linear Function... see more

#### Linear Inequalities

Students create linear inequalities and systems of linear inequalities on a coordinate plane. This is like a graphing... see more

#### Maze Game

Investigate the Cartesian coordinate system by directing a robot through a mine field laid out on the plane. Maze Game is... see more

#### Pattern Generator

Recognize patterns in a series of shapes, numbers, or letters. After determining the pattern, the student fills in the... see more

#### The Travelling Salesman's Problem

This applet tests the simulated annealing algorithm to solve the travelling salesman's problem. The user finds a route... see more

#### 3D Transmographer

Build your own polygon and transform it in the Cartesian coordinate system. Experiment with reflections across any line,... see more

#### Julia Sets

Enter a complex value for "c" in the form of an ordered pair of real numbers. The applet draws the fractal Julia set for... see more

#### Passion for Pixels

In this technology activity, learners explore digital imaging and pixels. Learners "transmit" an image to a partner by... see more

#### Treasure Hunt: Finite-State Automata

In this computer science activity about finite-state automaton (on page 45 of the PDF), learners use a map and choose... see more

#### Introduction to Object-Oriented... Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming Using C++

Peter Mueller at the Globewide Network Academy created these lectures to be used in an online introductory course to... see more

#### Programming Languages

In this activity related to computer programming, learners give directions to a "robot" (either an adult or another... see more

#### Resolution and Color Depth

This computer interactive lets you explore the effect of changing the number of colors and resolution of a picture. You... see more

#### Tourist Town

In this activity, learners use a fictitious map of "Tourist Town" and counters to problem solve how to place ice-cream... see more