 Squares in a Checkerboard  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about how many squares or rectangles there are in a checkerboard or in an NxN square.
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 Square Wheel (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
A square wheel may be the ultimate flat tire. There's no way it can roll over a flat, smooth road without jolting the rider again and again. Stan Wagon, a mathematician at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, has a bicycle with square wheels. It's
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 Squaring the Circle  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay covering the problem of squaring the circle in the form which we think of it today, which originated in Greek mathematics: given a circle, construct geometrically a square equal in area to the given circle. This article discusses the history
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 SR Education Associates, LLC  Steven Rasmussen
Consulting services in educational publishing, mathematics curriculum development, educational technology design and development, educational marketing, professional development for mathematics teachers, advocacy for mathematics and STEM education, and
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 Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar  S.Prasad
A short biography of Ramanujan, with links to related Web pages.
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 SsgtMath  Ricardo Sinclair
Ten to fifteen minutelong whiteboard introductions to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) ideas, geometry constructions, proofs, precollege algebra, college algebra, and more.
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 SStreams: Mathematica  Andrzej Kozlowski, Ed.; eNoteBooks Ltd.
Links to Mathematicarelated books and publications; developer, consulting and training companies; jobs requiring Mathematica; programs and packages to download free or for a fee; Web resources; and a section on skills: people with Mathematica programming
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 The Stability of Matter  Richard Lipkin  Science News Online
Why matter neither collapses nor explodes: putting aside the seeming absurdity of an inquiry into why atoms don't collapse, the question raises serious mathematical issues in quantum mechanics and field theory. "Classical physics can't account for the
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 Standard Deviation, Part 1  Barbara Christopher
Can the standard deviation pick the most consistent set of numbers? or Which city's temperatures vary the least, San Diego or San Francisco? An interactive project in which students use the Internet to find statistical data for the mean, standard deviation,
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 Standard Deviation, Part 2  Barbara Christopher
Do cities closer to the ocean have more consistent temperatures? A followup to Standard Deviation, Part 1. Students use the Internet to gather temperature data from 3 cities; calculate the standard deviation and percentage error of the gathered temperatures;
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 Standards for School Science and Mathematics: Background, Purposes, Goals, Principles  Lynn Arthur Steen, St. Olaf College
A "sidebar" on background of the standards movement in science and mathematics
education prepared for the National Science Foundation's "Indicators" study for 1995. In 1994 Indicators of Science and Mathematics Education. Washington, DC: National Science
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 Standup Mathematician  Matt Parker
Parker uses funny presentations and handson activities to "make people more excited about maths." Watch videos of his comedy routines, including "Skills for bills," in which he introduces the notion of "standard meal units" for calculating each person's
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 Stan's Library  Stanislav Sykora
A library including a section of mathematical articles, reviews, etc..
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 Stardust Equations  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
On Sunday, February 7, at 4:04 PM, a Lockheed Martin Delta II rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral carrying an unmanned spacecraft about the size of an office desk, having the romantic name of Stardust. If all goes well, on January 15, 2006, the spacecraft
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 Star Fractal  Pierre Dufilie IV
A Java Applet displaying the Mandelbrot fractal set using exponential color smoothing. The program allows the user to zoom in and out of the fractal in the complex plane.
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 Star Grades: The Best Tutor  Star Grades.com
Offers $20/hr online tutoring in multiple subjects, including SAT preparation. Package deals available.
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 StarLogo  Epistemology and Learning Group, MIT Media Lab
A programmable modeling environment for exploring the workings of decentralized systems. With StarLogo, you can model (and gain insights into) many reallife phenomena, such as bird flocks, traffic jams, ant colonies, and market economies. StarLogo is
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 Starship Maths  BBC Learning
Six different interactive games, with accompanying resources for teachers and parents, designed for students ages 57: Place the Penguins  Cross the Swamp  Calamity's Quest  Park the Pods  Alien Cookbook  Number Jumbler. Print and Do, Teachers, Parents.
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 Starter of the Day  John Tranter, Transum Software
There are 366 different Starters of The Day. They are activities designed
for KS3 pupils to work on at the beginning of their Maths Lesson. The
format lends itself to be projected from a data projector or used on an
interactive whiteboard. A starter
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 Star Voyagers: A galactic mathematical adventure  Beth Andrews
A math simulation for teachers and parents, reinforcing basic math skills through a space simulation where only daily practice keeps students alive. Students work as a team while independently mastering all of the basic skills for their grade level. The
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 StatApplet  Marcus Kazmierczak
A simple statistics program and a short outline of the underlying mathematics. The statistics applet calculates the sample mean and sample standard deviation, and constructs a 95 percent confidence interval for data values entered.
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 StatAssist: Distribution Calculator & Grapher  Mathwave Technologies
StatAssist displays all types of distribution graphs and properties, and allows users to generate random numbers from any distribution, within specified parameters. For Windows; free trial available.
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 Statbag  Worth Swearingen
A blog repository for statistics educators: "... each teacher should have a bag of tricks. Teachers spend years developing their own favorites. While acknowledging that experience is the best teacher, one purpose of this site is to help teachers develop
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 State Institute of Statistics (SIS)  Republic of Turkey
The agency in charge of collecting statistics for the country of Turkey. Includes tables and charts of key social, economic, and environmental statistics and a dictionary of important statistics and economics terms arranged by subject. Some articles
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 State of the Art Mathematics  Carole B. Lacampagne; U.S. Department of Education
Transforming Ideas for Teaching and Learning: a book that identifies ten ideas for transforming mathematics teaching and learning backed up by research or by promising practical experience. Includes the online document, references, and suggested reading.
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 States.org, the States Inventory Project
The mission of the States Inventory Project is to build a comprehensive resource of infrastructure, initiatives and strategies for networking education, government and the public in each of the fifty United States. Funded by the NSF, it is a joint effort
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 StatiBot  Dominik Heeb
This interactive expert system for solving statistical problems inferentially guides users through data to the proper test method step by step. Also available in German.
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 StatiBot: Your expert system for inferential statistics  Dominik Heeb
An interactive tool for data analysis. Enter your data by hand or copy them from another program, then answer a series of questions. StatiBot will perform appropriate statistical tests, comment on test results, and create graphs. Site includes example
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 Statiscope  Mikael Bonnier
Statiscope presents summarizing data and descriptive statistical charts. In the applet you can enter data manually or download data over the Internet. Charts included: Distribution, Probability mass, Density, Box plot, Stem & leaf; also other features
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 Statista  Statista Inc.
Statistics and other quantitative data on education, schools, employment, and hundreds of international industries, aggregated from more than 18,000 sources that include the Mendelsohn Affluent Survey, trade publications, scientific journals, and government
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 The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI)
A "formulator and stimulator of research," the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) seeks to synthesize the statistical sciences and the applied mathematical sciences with disciplinary science to confront data and modeldriven
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 Statistical Assessment Service (STATS)
STATS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan resource on the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. Its goals are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information
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 Statistical Consultants Ltd  Dion Walker
Data analytics and other consulting services. See, in particular, the New Zealand company's blog, which dates back to 2010 with posts such as "Battle of Britain Casualty Data," "Gretl: A free alternative to EViews," "Life expectancy at birth versus GDP
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 Statistical & Data Analysis Software  NCSS Statistical Software
Statistical analysis in a format that imports and exports all major spreadsheets, databases, and statistical file formats.
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 Statistical Education through Problem Solving (STEPS)  STEPS TLTP Consortium
The STEPS consortium in the U.K. has developed problembased modules to support the teaching of Statistics in Biology, Business, Geography, (Windows) and Psychology (Windows and Mac). The software is freely available to educational institutions, and can
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 Statistical Forecasting  Robert Nau
Lecture notes and teaching materials for a course on statistical forecasting, with particular focus on regression and time series models. Output from Statgraphics and RegressIt illustrate sections such as "Get to know your data" (famous forecasting quotes,
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 Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Statisticni Urad Republike Slovenije)  Andrej Cedilnik and Tomaz Valantic
The agency that collects statistics for the Slovenian government. Includes Slovenia in Figures, with comparison to other nations, information about the Statistical Office and the laws that regulate its activities, and a catalog of publications which
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 Statistical Reference Datasets  Applied and Computational Math Division, NIST
A project designed to improve the accuracy of statistical software by providing reference datasets with certified computational results that enable the objective evaluation of statistical software. Dataset archives (Analysis of Variance, Linear Regression,
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 Statistical Rules of Thumb  Gerald van Belle
This companion website to Statistical Rules of Thumb, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., offers free PDFs of chapter two ("Sample Size") and more than a dozen "monthly rules of thumb," such as "Use Text for a Few Numbers, Tables for Many Numbers,
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 Statistical Thinking for Managerial Decision Making  Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
Course description: Statistical summary measures, probability, random variables and their distributions: estimation and hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis, ANOVA, and their applications to business problems will be presented, and
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 Statistica  StatSoft, Inc.
A comprehensive, integrated statistical data analysis, graphics, database management, and custom application development system featuring a wide selection of basic and advanced analytic procedures for science, engineering, business, and data mining applications.
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 Statistician Jokes  Verhagen, Gregg
Material extracted from science jokes posted to rec.humor, sci.math, and a
few other Usenet newsgroups. 43% of all statistics are worthless; 3 out of 4 Americans make up 75% of the population; 80% of all statistics quoted to prove a point are made up
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 Statistics101: Resampling  John Grosberg
Software for statistics and probability, it can be used to teach concepts via simulation. It can also be used for real bootstrap, Monte Carlo and simulation applications. Runs on any platform supporting Java 1.4.2 or better.
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 Statistics Canada  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Canada's national statistical agency, which is required to collect, compile, analyse, abstract and publish statistical information on virtually every aspect of the nation's society and economy. Programs are organized into three broad areas: demographic
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 STATISTICS.COM
A source for information about statistics software (major packages like SAS, SPSS and SPLUS, shareware, and smaller packages), as well as about statistics analysis, data analysis, and short courses in statistics  messy data, design and analysis of experiments,
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 Statistics Demonstrations with Excel  Erich Neuwirth
Experimental examples, for which you must have installed Excel as a viewer for your Web browser (instructions are supplied). Correlation Visualized: See a data set with a given correlation coefficient, and change the correlation by moving a slider. Central
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 Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ)
SERJ is published jointly by the International Association for Statistical Education and the International Statistical Institute to encourage research activity, and to advance knowledge about student's attitudes, conceptions, and difficulties as regards
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 Statistics Every Writer Should Know  Robert Niles; Niles Online
Numbers can't talk, but they can tell you as much as human sources can. Here, described in plain English, are some basic concepts in statistics that every writer and reader should know. For beginners: Mean, Median, Percent; the next step: Per capita and
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 Statistics Faculty Lounge  John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Links to statistics reference tools on the Web, popular statistics journals, today's newspaper, and sample chapters of Wiley's latest college texts, with brief descriptions and tables of contents.
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 Statistics Finland
The Finnish statistics office; includes news and press releases, important socioeconomic and election data, and publications, including a report on Finnish education. Finnish and Swedish versions also available, as well as Finlande en chiffres in French.
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