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 Pick a number from 1 to 10 ... for SCIENCE! - Alec Perkins "When asked 'pick a number from 1 to 10,' people tend to pick certain numbers more than others, in particular 7 and 4 over the extremes...." Participate by choosing your own number; see bar graphs and line plots of data submitted thus far according to ...more>> Pop Clock - Susan Boone A lesson on data collection, problem solving, research skills, interpolation of data. Students review the Census Bureau's home page on the Internet and gather data regarding trends in population. They study these data and make predictions of future populations, ...more>> Potent Problems - Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics A database of problems that deepen understanding of mathematics through multiple answers, approaches to an answer, interpretations, extensions, perspectives on a mathematical idea, layers of complexity, or algorithms. Potent problem content topics include ...more>> The Power of One - Robert Matthews, The New Scientist Benford's law demands that around 30 per cent of the numbers in a given data set will start with a 1, 18 per cent with a 2, right down to just 4.6 per cent starting with a 9. This essay provides a mathematical history behind the counterintuitive law, ...more>> A Practical Guide to Wavelet Analysis - Christopher Torrence and Gilbert P. Compo Read an introduction to wavelet analysis and Monte Carlo methods, or download it in PDF or PostScript format. Use an interactive wavelet plotting form to investigate sample time series or your own data. Download wavelet software in Fortran, IDL, or ...more>> Probability of Childhood Games (SMILE) - Robert Foote, Disney Magnet School A lesson for grades 6-8 designed to explore the probability of several different events theoretically and experimentally using spinners and a Monopoly game board. From the Probability and Statistics section of a collection of almost 200 single concept ...more>> Probability (SMILE) - Ana Timbers, Stockton School A lesson for grades 6-8 designed to teach students the relation between theoretical probability and experimental results as they draw marbles from a bag and record the results. From the Probability and Statistics section of a collection of almost 200 ...more>> Probability (SMILE) - Laura Willis Moss, South Shore Community Academy A lesson designed to teach students to derive a general formula for the probability of a given event when each possible outcome is equally likely. From the Probability and Statistics section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the ...more>> Probability (SMILE) - Sandy Reed, Robert Fulton School A lesson for grades 5-8 designed to help students learn, discover, explore and make a table of the number of times a specific event can occur, considering the results of two types of events: repeated sampling with replacement (events are independent) ...more>> Problems with a Point - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) A collection of problems designed to help students in grades 6-12 learn new mathematical ideas by building on old ones. Varying in difficulty and approaches, these problems are useful for teachers, students, parents, math clubs, home-schoolers, and others. ...more>> Productive Struggle Group blog, with most contributions by secondary math and science teachers, that aims to "push teachers to learn in the same way that we push our students to learn" and "work together to make our struggles productive." Posts, which date back to March, ...more>> Project Interactivate - Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. Interactive middle school lessons on number and operations, geometry and measurement, functions and algebra, and probability and statistics. They feature: online activities (illustrative Java applets including: Venn diagrams; clock arithmetic; Pythagorean ...more>> QueryTree - D4 Software Ltd Drag and drop this free tool to explore, analyze, and visualize data — without special code, formulas, or even software: QueryTree queries tabular information within your web browser. ...more>> Questionnaire Design and Surveys Sampling - Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore Course notes on basic statistical analyses of data from sample surveys, especially for marketing science. ...more>> Rainforest Realities - Furlano, Nelson, Rakes, Willis; Braceville Elementary School, Braceville, Illinois A project for third and sixth graders, involving Internet research, data collection, and conservation efforts on behalf of the Brazilian rainforest. Site includes a summary of the project, scenario, sample student projects, and Internet reference links. ...more>> Real World - Lesson Ideas: Math; Teachnet.Com Activities: Buy Groceries; Plan Christmas Vacation; Credit Cards for Kids; Who's Average?; Carpet Your Classroom; Division from a Printer's Viewpoint. ...more>> Real World Math - Thomas J. Petra Lessons that use Google Earth to teach math include Oil Spill Estimates and Scientific Notations; Iditarod Challenge and Typhoon Project; Four Color Map and Mazes & Labyrinths; Crop Circles and Fractal Measurement; Lunar Sports and Rockets. Each lesson ...more>> Rebuilding an Empire - Mike Waechter Blog by a middle school math teacher in northern California. Posts, which date back to March, 2015, have included "The Good, The Bad and A Moment"; "NBA Desmos Scatter Plots"; and "Barbie Zip Line." ...more>> Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments - Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) is a university consortium sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), dedicated to the operations of scientific facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of freely available ...more>> RegressIt - Robert Nau This free Excel add-in macro (xlam) performs multivariate descriptive data analysis, multiple linear regression (with forecasting), and variable transformations. Fitting models with up to 50 variables at one time and up to 32,000 rows of data, RegressIt ...more>> Relativity - Brian K. Wegley; Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL High-energy high school physics: an open-ended investigative study of relativity. Site contains a summary, scenario, student pages, and useful Internet links, as well as a list of standards addressed, and assessment rubrics. Part of the Handbook of Engaged ...more>> Resourceaholic - Joanne Morgan Blog of teaching ideas and resources recommended by a Key Stage 5 Coordinator in a Greater London (UK) girls' grammar school. Posts, which date back to April, 2014, have included a recurring series of "math gems" as well as "Highest Common Factor and ...more>> Resource Room (Math Central) - University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada French version: Centre de ressources. A service of Math Central that allows mathematics educators to share resources having to do with math teaching. Submissions are stored in a database that can be browsed by educational level and curriculum strand, ...more>> Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts - Thomas A. Grossman, University of San Francisco Add-ins, templates, standalone software and resources that assist in building models, performing analysis, distributing models to other people, compliance, and managing spreadsheet information systems and spreadsheet model assets. Categories of resources ...more>> Retrosheet Digitizing play-by-play accounts of Major League Baseball games from the past century through the present. Freely download event files, which detail "literally every play" in big league baseball; game logs; schedules; narratives, which provide text play-by-play ...more>> Revision Universe - Arnav Rawat Downloadable worksheets with questions on cumulative frequency; line graphs; mean, mode, median and range; pie charts; curved graphs; expanding brackets; graphical solution of equations; ratio; trial and improvement; area and perimeter; density, mass ...more>> Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics - David M. Lane, Rice University A comprehensive interactive resource for studying statistics, in four modules: HyperStat Online--an introductory-level hypertext statistics book, with links to other statistics resources on the Web; simulations/demonstrations--Java applets that display ...more>> Rich Maths Tasks to Engage - East Midlands Maths Network These teacher-made rich maths tasks in number, algebra, shape, and data handling emerged from a collaborative project run by Jon Stratford, Lead Practitioner for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT): arrangements, clock face, chocolate dilemma, ...more>> Right Brained Math - Brandon Price "Searching for divergence and creativity in all that math-y stuff." Price teaches algebra, geometry, statistics, and robotics at Austin's Khabele School, an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. His blog, which dates back to March, 2013, has ...more>> RiskLab Toronto One of an international network of math laboratories in the field of risk modelling. Originally intended to model financial risk, the field has grown to encompass a number of other areas. Site provides summaries of the lab's research (including ...more>> Rob Barry's Website Recent stories by The Wall Street Journal investigative reporter who specializes in computer-assisted reporting, which he describes as "the practice of wrestling large sets of data into compelling narratives." Barry's articles have ranged from insider ...more>> Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting - Robert Kaplinsky Lessons consist of "The Challenge(s)," "Question(s) To Ask," "Consider This," and alignments to Common Core State Standards (CCSS): "How Can We Water All Of The Grass?" and "How Much Money Should Dr. Evil Demand?" and "How Did They Make Ms. Pac-Man?" ...more>> Robert's Online Applications - Robert Lum Java applets to assist with financial investments: commissions pricer, derivatives pricer, loan pricer, option pricer, option strategy visualizer, portfolio pricer, quote sheet, stock volatility charts, and tax pricer (1999, 1998, 1997, 1996 or 1995). ...more>> Rockin' the Standards Musical recordings by a rock band led by a veteran elementary school teacher who takes the lyrics from common tunes and changes them to help kids remember what they've been taught in school. Each of the fourteen songs on the album "Rockin' the Standards ...more>> Rodney Carr's Home Page - Deakin University, Australia Books and software on statistics and advanced spreadsheet design. Contact the author for passwords to access downloadable documents and executable Microsoft Excel workbooks such as XLStatistics, for statistical analysis of data; XLGenetics, for illustrating ...more>> The Roots of the Equation - James Cleveland Blog by a high school algebra teacher in New York City "trying to figure out how it all fits together ... [and] creating interdisciplinary problems, projects, and thinking." A Math for America (MfA) fellow, Cleveland has blogged since June, 2011, with ...more>> Rossman/Chance Applet Collection - Franciso Garcia, Carlos Lima, and Beth Chance Applets for simulating confidence intervals for population parameter, t-intervals for different population shapes, behavior of regression line, histogram bin width, sampling Reeses Pieces, sampling 2002 U.S. Senators, sampling pennies, sampling words ...more>> ROSSMANCHANCE.COM - Allan J. Rossman & Beth L. Chance Workshops and presentations, publications, and current projects by the authors of the Workshop Mathematics Project textbooks. See tables of contents, instructor guides, sample syllabi and exams, and answers to activities from books in the Workshop Statistics ...more>> R. S. Schaeffer - Randy S. Schaeffer, Math & Computer Science, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Schaeffer teaches a course called "Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics." Download the lessons created by his students that call on Geometer's Sketchpad, graphing calculators, and Microsoft Excel. Lesson topics address parallel lines, box and whisker ...more>> Sabermetrics - The Baseball Archive "The search for objective knowledge about baseball." Read a primer of Bill James' findings, or David Grabiner's manifesto on Sabermetrics. Studies address minor league equivalencies ("Are minor league stats a good precictor of major league performance?"), ...more>> Sabernomics: Economic Thinking about Baseball - John-Charles Bradbury A blog on the economics in, and of, the game of baseball. Original tools and studies includes salary estimators, research on age and hitting and pitching, anti-trust and Major League Baseball, attendance and winning, Barry Bonds and walks, competition ...more>> SABER - The World Bank Group An open data tool that provides comparative data on education policies around the world. The Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) web tool aims to help countries collect and analyze information on their education policies, benchmark themselves ...more>> Salt Creek Investigation - Lacey-Anderson, Provus; Carl Sandburg Jr. H.S., Rolling Meadows, IL This interdisciplinary study of Salt Creek involves junior high students in the examination of authentic community problems. Through the use of technology and other community resources, students are introduced to water quality issues and develop proposals ...more>> Samuel Arbesman Research and writings by the author of The Half-Life of Facts. As an applied mathematician and network scientist, Arbesman's delves into the science of science, nature of productivity and prosocial behavior within cities, the structure and function of ...more>> Scientists in the City - The Franklin Institute Online Public Science Day is an annual event, organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), when students visit informal science institutions in Philadelphia, PA. In 1998, ten schools visited The Franklin Institute for the day ...more>> Secrets of the Fathom Masters - Tim Erickson "Get your Fathom questions answered here" by a member of Key Curriculum Press' design team that developed the software for data analysis and statistics education. When Erickson needs to write instructions for some procedure using Fathom, he posts them ...more>> Shedding Light on the Subject: Function Models of Light Decay (i-Math Investigations) - Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation in which students develop and analyze exponential models for the behavior of light passing through water. Accompanying video clips show the i-Math in action in real classrooms. ...more>> Shoe Size vs. Height - Statistical Analysis and Linear Regression with FATHOM - Jay Yohe; Susquehanna Township High School, Harrisburg, PA A lesson plan in which students analyze one-variable distributions (histograms and box plots), determine measures of center (mean, median) and spread (standard deviation, range), analyze scatter plots, form lines of best fit, and explore least squares ...more>> Skillswise - BBC Online Factsheets, worksheets, quizzes, and Flash games on whole numbers; measures, shape and space; fractions, decimals and percentages; and handling data. Resources for tutors include lesson plans, printable tracking sheets, a newsletter, and an expert column ...more>> Software for Graphics and Data Analysis - S. Baum; Dept. of Oceanography, Texas A&M University Links to software with descriptions, features, and where to find it, in (mostly) the following categories (or check out the complete alphabetical list): mostly graphics; mostly numerical analysis and number crunching; mostly data formats; commercial packages; ...more>>
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