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1 October 2001 Vol. 6, No. 40 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Centre for Educational Technology (CET) Quantitative Environmental Learning Project (QELP) | Metric Week THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL Monday, 1 October through Wednesday, 3 October, we will upgrade our hardware. During this transition, we will temporarily disable searching, posting, and submitting on the site, but will continue to serve Math Forum Web pages for your viewing. Thank you for your patience as we make these improvements to our site. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY (CET) http://cet.ac.il/math-international/ Read descriptions of CET's programs and workbooks, including One, Two and Three (Aahat, Shtayim, Ve Shalosh), for grades K-6; and Visualizing Mathematics, for grades 7-12. http://cet.ac.il/math-international/look.htm Learn about and download demos of software packages ranging from guided instruction and drill and practice to games and Microworlds such as Calculus Unlimited, the Function Sketcher, the Geometric Supposer, and Schemes for Problem Analysis (S.P.A.), some of which are available in Hebrew. http://cet.ac.il/math-international/software1.htm -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- QUANTITATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING PROJECT (QELP) Greg Langkamp and Joe Hull http://www.seattlecentral.org/qelp/ Supported by the National Science Foundation, QELP provides resources to integrate mathematics and environmental science in college classrooms. Math data sets include: - Linear Scatterplots - Exponential Scatterplots - Logistic Scatterplots - Power Scatterplots - Periodic (Cyclical) Scatterplots - Other Bivariate Scatterplots - Histograms - Other Univariate Data Each data set is annotated with background science and mathematics information, and may be downloaded in one of four common formats (RichText, Excel, Text, Minitab), or exported to WebStat. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- METRIC WEEK New from the T2T FAQ Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher Service http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.metric.html From the Math Forum's Teacher2Teacher service, answers to a frequently asked question: What are some activities I can use for Metric Week? Suggestions include techniques to use to help students, archived T2T conversations on the subject, resources from the archives of Ask Dr. Math, books for reference, and links to relevant Web sites. This year, the United States will celebrate National Metric Week during October 7-13. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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