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Animation Tutor - Catch Up (college... Animation Tutor - Catch Up (college mathematics)

Includes problems in which one person catches another by traveling at a constant speed or a constant acceleration.... see more

Animation Tutor - Chemical Kinetics... Animation Tutor - Chemical Kinetics (college mathematics)

Presents two concepts that are fundamental to calculus (area under a curve and a tangent to a curve) within a scientific... see more

Animation Tutor - Dimensional ... Animation Tutor - Dimensional Thinking (college mathematics)

Demonstrates through object manipulation that proportional reasoning applies to perimeter but does not apply to areas and... see more

Animation Tutor - Leaky Tanks... Animation Tutor - Leaky Tanks (college mathematics)

Demonstrates how a simple (no leak) solution can be adapted to solve more complex problems in which there is a bottom... see more

Animation Tutor - Population Growth... Animation Tutor - Population Growth (college mathematics)

Requires estimating and adjusting parameters to improve goodness-of-fit of linear and exponential models of population... see more

Animation Tutor - Task Completion... Animation Tutor - Task Completion (college mathematics)

Illustrates how the same equation applies across a variety of problems that differ in story content. Shows different... see more

Domain and Range Visualizations

This set of animations depicts the domain and range in a number of piece-wise functions. The animated gifs play in a... see more

Euclid, "The Elements," Books I-IV

A clear, graphical walk-through of Euclid's "Elements", books I-IV. The site also includes explanations of the... see more

The activity offers an opportunity to explore the properties of parabolas through a geometric perspective within your... see more

fractals & chaos

This site has an intriguingly facinating visuals and motion graphics that fully illustrate fractals and chaos theory in... see more

JavaView Cycloid Curves

This site provides a very nice animation of a generalized cycloid curve with several adjustable parameters.

Logger

This is a game with the same rules as "Frogger" but one must jump on the log that is equivalent (using the rules of... see more

Math :: conic sections :: parabola

By means of three spin buttons, the user specifies the parameters of a parabola: the quadratic- and linear-term... see more

Math: conic sections; eccentricity

By means of four spin buttons, the user specifies the directrix, the focus and the eccentricity for a conic section; an... see more

Mathlets: Parametric Curves and... Mathlets: Parametric Curves and Surfaces

This is a collection of animations that interactively demonstrates 2D and 3D parametric curves, the tangent and normal... see more

Order of Operations STAIR (Powerpoint... Order of Operations STAIR (Powerpoint Show)

This is a stand alone instructional resource to teach students about the order of operations in mathematics. It can be... see more

Polynomial & Rational Function... Polynomial & Rational Function Gallery

This site consists of a gallery of demos for illustrating selected families of polynomials and rational functions. These... see more

Scale Factor

Explore the relationship between two shapes as the scale factor changes.

Thales' Circle

Thales' Theorem: A triangle inscribed in a semicircle is right.

Tower of Hanoi

Java Applet for the Towers of Hanoi

Trigonometry

ANIMATED INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRY

Visual Linear Algebra

Shockwave animations of various topics in linear algebra. Screensaver also available.

Wolfram Demonstrations Project--3D... Wolfram Demonstrations Project--3D Graphics

The Wolfram Demonstrations Project--3D Graphics is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate... see more

Wolfram Demonstrations... Wolfram Demonstrations Project--Puzzles

The Wolfram Demonstrations Project--Puzzles is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate puzzles.... see more