 Statistics of Mars (candy) (SMILE)  Wilhelm L. Lilly, Kenwood Academy
A lesson for designed to use a realistic situation as a means of collecting data (on M&Ms or other candy); to teach students to group, display, and interpret information by sorting and arranging data to construct frequency graphs; and to display and interpret
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 Statistics Resources  Econometrics  Forecasting  Resa Corporation
Concepts, formulas, and online software of descriptive statistics, continuous distributions, econometrics, and time series analysis (forecasting). Descriptive statistics covered include central tendency, concentration; box plots; density trace; moments;
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 Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data  Lock, Robin; Lock, Patti Frazer; Morgan, Kari Lock; Lock, Eric F.; and Lock, Dennis F.
Companion materials for the Wiley textbook Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data. See in particular StatKey, JavaScript for descriptive statistics and graphs, bootstrap confidence intervals, randomization hypothesis tests, sampling distributions, and
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 Statpics.com  Robert W. Jernigan
This blog, "devoted to images that illustrate statistical ideas," has included posts such as "Quincunx: A Designer's View," "A Skewed Runway," "Joint and Marginal Distributions in Legos," "Microbes Illustrate Simpson's Paradox," "How Mariano Rivera Dominates
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 Storeys Spreadsheet  Dan Pedersen, Henrik Kjaer; Profunda
A 3D spreadsheet for Macintosh that gives you new opportunities when working in the third dimension, created by placing a block of threedimensional cells on top of a spreadsheet, making for a new interaction between the 2D and 3D areas. Copy data from
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 Study of Place  TERC
Two online science modules made especially for middleschool students: one about the Shackleton Antarctic exploration, the other about ocean currents. Students will read, experiment, analyze images, and work with maps and graphs. Teachers will find goals
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 Suffolkmaths.co.uk  Mark Greenaway
Greenaway hosts a select collection of thirdparty resources in the public domain, many drawn from the UK's Department for Education (DfEs): teaching materials for Great Britain's different grade levels; problem solving documents on problemsolving strategies,
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 SUMS Online Mathematics  SUMS ONLINE Limited
Eighty core activities in handling data, shape and space, calculations, and numbers. Trial sample activities in the playground: Fraction Monkeys, Bracket Basics, Fruit Picker (angle rotation), Place Value Darts, Hidden Craft (grid positioning), Division
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 A Taste for M&Ms  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
The package of M&M's chocolate candies (plain) I had just opened contained 56 colorful, little oblate spheroids. It was obvious from a quick glance that certain colors were more common than others in this sample of M&M's. I counted up each color
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 Teacher Exchange  the Math Forum
Web units, lessons, and activities organized by NCTM Standards and grade band level. Created by Math Forum staff members, educators, and collaborations between the two. Teachers may contribute their own lessons and ideas as well.
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 Teaching Contemporary Mathematics Conference  North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)
Papers and talks presented at the conference. Download PDF files of Geometry and Programming: The Forgotten and the Avoided; Student Investigations in Algebra 2 and Precalculus; The Mantid: An Extended Data Problem; Errors and Power in Significance Tests;
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 Teaching Pets  Andy Davis
See the math resources section of this collection of worksheets and related resources for the primary and middle grades teachers.
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 Tela the TEnsor Language  Geophysical Research/Finnish Meteorological Institute
A numerical computing environment mainly targeted for numerical simulation pre and postprocessing work. Properties: supports arbitrary dimensional arrays (currently the rank must be less than five though); is generally 24 times faster than Matlab, the
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 TERC (Testbed for Collaboration)
TERC, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a project that involves science classrooms around the world working together to design experiments, gather and share their data, and analyze the results. TERC's mission to improve math and science education
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 TheXorb  Jagan Deb
Online calculators for the slope and yintercept of linear equations; standard deviations; mean, mode, and range; the Pythagorean Theorem; and properties of geometric figures such as triangles, squares, circles (circumference given area; area given diameter;
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 ThinkNum  Gregory Ugwi
A webbased financial data analysis engine. Use regression, curve trades, and other quantitative trading algorithms from scipy, numpy, and similar open source libraries to analyze economic information from hundreds of sources ranging from the ADO National
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 Think Through Math
Adaptive, differentiated curriculum to prepare students in third grade math through Algebra I classes prepare for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Watch Think Through Math (TTM) videos, request a demo, and more.
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 TimeCritical Decision Making for Economics and Finance  Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
This site is intended to help students learn and manage the uncertainty by
using effective forecasting techniques.
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 THE TITANIC: What Can Numbers Tell Us About Her Fatal Voyage?  Todd Atkins, Barbara McManus; Louisiana State University
What do you know about the Titanic, its passengers, and its crew? This Webquest, designed for students who have some familiarity with the use of spreadsheets for creating tables and graphs and with the use of databases for gathering information, explores
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 Tools for Understanding  John Woodward; University of Puget Sound
A resource guide for extending mathematical understanding in secondary schools, for educators who teach mathematics and are interested in integrating common
technologies into their daily instruction. Onsite strands (Math Concepts with lessons related
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 Twenty Tosses (TEAMS)  Jeannie Toshima; TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Toss a coin twenty times, and share class results. Students predicted how many heads or tails they might get if they toss a coin 20 times; tossed coins 20 times and recorded their results; compared their predictions with the actual results; teachers collected
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 Utilizing the Graphing Calculator in the Secondary Math and Science Classroom  Region IV Education Service Center, Houston, Texas
Stepbystep Flash illustrations on the use of Texas Instruments' TI83+ graphing calculators and data collection devices such as the calculator based ranger (CBR), Graphlink, and calculator based laboratory (CBL).
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 Vernier Software  Vernier Software
Products and services for classroom data collection. CalculatorBased Laboratory System (CBL) products, such as motion detectors, accelerometers, colorimeters, radiation monitors, and other sensors and curricular materials, allow students to collect and
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 ViSta: the Visual Statistics System  Forrest W. Young
ViSta features visual tools for revealing structure in data; for showing the results of statistical analyses; for guiding the analyst through an analysis; and for structuring the analyst's data analysis process. ViSta is designed for a wide range of users,
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 Visualization of Complex Dynamical Systems  Visualization and Animation Group, Institute of Computer Graphics, Vienna University of Technology
Software or technical reports to download (in gzipped PostScript format) related to the graphical representation of complex dynamical systems.
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 Vizual Statistix  Seth Kadish
Blog of statistics graphed by a Geoscience PhD who describes data visualization as his passion. Posts, which date back to January, 2012, have included "A Summation of Square Usage over 432 Chess Games"; a tiled plot showing the number of unique configurations
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 Waldomaths  Ron Barrow
Original applets on number, algebra and graphs; shape, space and measure; probability and data handling, including histograms; investigative tools (quadratic and cubic sequences); core (pure) mathematics; decision mathematics (network graphs and linear
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 Water Tidbits: Questions and Answers  U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Topics covered include: Water use in the United States, USGS water data and measurements; Water use in your home; Chemistry and water. Links to other sites about water.
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 WAVE: Web Access Virtual Education  University Laboratory High School; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
The Illinois WAVE Project provides Mathematica Tutorial notebooks categorized as pertaining to Algebra, Applications, Calculus, Conics, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics, or Trigonometry, for use in the high school mathematics curriculum. From the University
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 Weather Plots (MSTE)  John Meseke; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
Students use current weather data to observe and answer questions about the relation between temperature and humidity.
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 Weather Underground  University of Michigan
One Sky, Many Voices: resources for collaborative study of current weather events for K12 classrooms, afterschool groups, and athome learning. Gather data on weather information on the Web, current conditions around the world, historical weather patterns,
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 Welcome to WebDice! (MSTE)  Nicholas Exner; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A Java applet that simulates the rolling of a set of dice. Use the pulldown menus to set the parameters for the trial.
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 WhelkCome to Mathematics: Using Rational Functions to Investigate the Behavior of Northwestern Crows (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation in which students use rational functions to explore the possible reasons behind the observation that northwestern crows consistently drop a type of mollusk called a whelk from a height of 5 meters.
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 WhizGraph  a program for data analysis and graphic presentation on your Mac  Hans Timm
WhizGraph is a data analysis and graphic presentation shareware program for the Macintosh. It combines professional graphing and versatile layout options with clear data management and comfortable macro calculation. The website provides more specifications,
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 Wildlife Trade: Buyer Beware  Shelly Peretz, Thornridge High School, Dolton, IL
Collecting and analyzing consumer values, attitudes, and beliefs regarding wildlife trade and endangered species: a project that demonstrates the feasibility of integrating learning strategies, math, social studies and science within a traditional high
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 World's Fastest Man  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The 1998 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records features an article about Donovan Bailey, billed as the fastest man alive. The article begins: "Canadian Donovan Bailey rocketed into the record books when he set a new world mark of 9.84 seconds
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 Would You Rather?  John Stevens
Choose between the two apparently equivalent choices — and justify your selection with reasoning: "Would you rather ... run the circumference of the circle OR perimeter of the rectangle? be given 100 grams of new nickels OR 220 grams of new dimes?
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 Yellowstone Caldera  Tina DeBuff; Harlowton High School, Harlowton, MT
This Webquest for high school math and science students requires that they make predictions based on historical data about volcanic activity and damage related to the Yellowstone Park Caldera.
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 ZeroKnowledge Proofs  John Scammell
"Random thoughts about teaching math" from a high school math consultant who taught math for 18 years prior. Scammell's blog posts, which date back to May, 2010, have included "Lecture Method vs. Peer Instruction," "Mozart’s Dice Game," "Let the Kids
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 Z Systems, Inc.
Developers of data analysis, acquisition, and visualization software. Evaluation copies available for download. Graphing and data analysis software includes Graph++, a graphing application that evaluates equations and mathematical functions graphically.
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 Zunzun.com Online Data Modeling  James R. Phillips
Curve and surface fit 2D and 3D data online with a rich set of error histograms, error plots, curve plots, surface plots, and contour plots. The site also has a "Function Finder" to help determine the best equation to fit data.
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