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#### One-Dimensional Motion Classroom... One-Dimensional Motion Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will "analyze, predict and control the motion of a motorized vehicle as it... see more

#### Star Show Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, the class will "plan and conduct a simulated astronomical observing session to... see more

#### Light Rays Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will learn a practical application of the law of reflection. The class will... see more

#### Line Up! Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will complete the programming for a calculator program which will automate a... see more

#### Sam Come Home! Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will "use algebra and trigonometry to automate SAM the Robot to complete a... see more

#### The Social Structures of the Cities

This activity, created by Jim Wright of the University of Central Florida, provides a look at the urban structure of... see more

#### Poverty in the United States

In addition to a quantitative analysis that involves univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analysis, this module... see more

#### Investigating Differences in Earnings... Investigating Differences in Earnings Based on Gender

This module, created by Kathy Rowell of Sinclair Community College, will focus on frequencies and percentages as well as... see more

#### An Analysis of Earnings

While a much larger percentage of American families are located in the top income bracket in 1990 compared to fifty years... see more

#### Population Structures and Cohorts

This module provides a gentle introduction to the use of StudentChip software and census data to investigate basic... see more

#### Residential Mobility and Migration

In this module you will have the opportunity to explore the frequency of different types of residential moves carried out... see more

#### Diversity in Family and Household... Diversity in Family and Household Patterns

This module is designed to illustrate differences in family and household composition patterns for different groups based... see more

#### Cohabitation

This module is designed to illustrate the effects of selection bias on the observed relationship between premarital... see more

#### Women and Household Structure

You most likely learned in your Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, and Family classes that traditional... see more

#### Gender, Marital Status, And Earnings

Berk (1985) proposed that the family is a "gender factory"; that is, families are social institutions in which ideas... see more

#### Income Inequality In the United... Income Inequality In the United States

For this assignment we will explore the impact of gender and race on the earnings of full-time workers in 2000. The... see more

#### U.S. Housing Patterns, Living... U.S. Housing Patterns, Living Arrangements, and Life Chances

In this assignment you will use U.S. census data to get an overview of housing patterns (ownership and types of housing)... see more

#### Social Structure-Personality: What is... Social Structure-Personality: What is the Relationship Between Social Class and Child-Rearing Values

The sociologist, Melvin Kohn, argued that people's locations in social structures, particularly the occupational... see more

#### Correlates of Desistance

Research has shown that marital status and employment are correlates of desistance. That is, adolescents involved with... see more

#### Social Structure, Race/Ethnicity, and... Social Structure, Race/Ethnicity, and Homocide

As discussed, the murder rates for Blacks in the United States are substantially higher than those for Whites, with... see more

#### Star Library: Regression on the... Star Library: Regression on the Rebound

This activity is an advanced version of the "Keep your eyes on the ball" activity by Bereska, et al. (1999). Students... see more

#### Sample Survey Activity

This activity stresses the importance of writing clear, unbiased survey questions. It explores the types of bias present... see more

#### Regression Activity

This activity focuses on basic ideas of linear regression. It covers creating scatterplots from data, describing the... see more

#### Quantitative Data Activity

This activity explains the important features of a distribution: shape, center, spread, and unusual features. It also... see more