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4434Simulations/Demonstrations in Statistics
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This Virtual Lab contains simulations for a variety of statistical concepts, including ANOVA, correlation, Regression, T-tests, Goodness of Fit, Histograms, etc. Each statistical topic can be searched and appropriate simulations or demonstrations are shown. Graphics that can be manipulated are shown, instructions are provided, and exercises are included. Links are also provided for definitions.Thu, 6 Sep 2001 00:00:00 -0700PBS LearningMedia
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״PBS LearningMedia is a dynamic platform offering the best of public media content and produced specifically for PreK-16 teachers. With free access to over 14,000 high-quality resources tied to national standards, teachers can download, save and share exactly what they need for an inspired classroom experience.״״After 3 resource views, you will be prompted to create an account," although creation of the account is free. All of the materials are hosted on the PBS site.One can search by grade level (Pre-K to 16+), subject matter, language, and accessibility.Thu, 30 Jun 2011 08:39:19 -0700Chance Teaching Aids
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This is a site that contains a number of types of material that can be used in teaching about chance probability. Lesson plans, syllabi, suggested activities, and data sets are available. The data sets contain interesting information for students such as: quarterback passing rating data, baseball streaks, and baseball salaries that can be used to illustrate means, medians, etc.Fri, 14 Apr 2000 00:00:00 -0700Differential Equations
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״Here are my online notes for my differential equations course that I teach here at Lamar University. Despite the fact that these are my “class notes”, they should be accessible to anyone wanting to learn how to solve differential equations or needing a refresher on differential equations.I’ve tried to make these notes as self contained as possible and so all the information needed to read through them is either from a Calculus or Algebra class or contained in other sections of the notes.״ Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:53:50 -0700GeoGebra
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GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. GeoGebra is a rapidly expanding community of millions of users located in just about every country. GeoGebra has become the leading provider of dynamic mathematics software, supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and innovations in teaching and learning worldwide.Fri, 19 Feb 2010 14:10:38 -0800Introduction to Differential Equations
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This lesson received an honorable mention for the 2011 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'Differential equations show up in many areas of science and technology. In fact, they turn up any time there is a relation involving some continuously varying quantities and ther rates of change. We have actually dealt with differntial equations before. A common modeling problem involving differential equations is the determination of the velocity of a ball falling which has an acceleration which is the acceleration due to gravity minus the acceleration due to air resistance. This is a differential equation because the derivative of the velocity of the ball depends on the velocity, thus finding the velocity as a function of time involves.' solving a differential equation.'In this section we willExamine the basic form of differential equationsVerify solutions to differential equationsDetermine slope fields for differential equationsFind solutions to differential equations numerically using Euler's methodFind solutions to differential equations using seperation of variables.'Thu, 8 May 2014 17:43:07 -0700California State University - Math Education
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This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site. Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Mathematics Education Community in the CSU is a community of members-CSU faculty, K-12 Mathematics Teachers throughout California, K-12 Administrators, interested Legislators and of particular importance Preservice through Induction year mathematics teachers including undergraduate and credential students and those in their first three years of teaching mathematics.The Mathematics Education Community in the CSU is based upon the concept of a “teaching commons” whereby the community of California’s K-12 Mathematics Teachers and university Mathematics Teacher Educators advance and promote the scholarship of teaching and learning mathematics through sharing of ideas, practices, and information, and resources.'Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:11:42 -0700EXERCISING IN SPACE
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'Students will identify a direct variation, solve linear equations, and create tables based on the exercise equipment provided for astronauts on long duration missions on the International Space Station (ISS) in order to maintain their fitness to perform mission objectives and to return to Earth without serious health complications. Students willidentify direct variation from ordered pairs by calculating the constant of variation;calculate slope from two points using the slope formula;determine independent and dependent variables;solve linear equations; andcreate tables.'Links are provided here for both the teacher's information and the students' information.Tue, 4 Nov 2014 17:58:00 -0800WeBWorK
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'WeBWorK is an open-source online homework system for math and science courses. WeBWorK is supported by the MAA and the NSF and comes with a National Problem Library (NPL) of over 20,000 homework problems. Problems in the NPL target most lower division undergraduate math courses and some advanced courses. Supported courses include college algebra, discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, single and multivariable calculus, differential equations, linear algebra and complex analysis.WeBWorK is used successfully at over 700 colleges and universities from large research institutions to small teaching colleges. WeBWorK has been developed and maintained by mathematicians since 1994 always with the goal of providing the mathematical community with the most robust, flexible, and mathematically capable online homework system possible.WeBWorK is open-source and freely available for download. There is no cost to departments or institutions who wish to host their own WeBWorK server, and the WeBWorK community has always provided prompt technical and pedagogical support through active and friendly discussion forums and mailing lists.Additionally, the MAA will host WeBWorK courses on a limited basis for departments or institutions who are not in a position to host their own WeBWorK installation.'Tue, 4 Nov 2014 13:35:07 -0800Algebra Review
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'The following mathlets are designed for the students in my geometry classes to review basic algebra skills in such a way that they can check their answers and/or get hints as to how to proceed.The idea behind these "procedure-based" dynamic worksheets is to provide students the opportunity to review and practice algebra skills with problems they create, while at the same time providing a means for students to check their answers and to get a hint if needed. The hints will walk the student through the problem in a step by step manner.'Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:43:36 -0800