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  1. Mathematics and Ecology - Louis J. Gross, University of Tennessee
    A 1999 Math Awareness Month theme essay, focusing on ecology: the science which deals with interactions between living organisms and their environment. With a link to the Mathematics Archives for the Life Sciences. more>>


 
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  1. The Academy of Natural Sciences
    Founded in 1812, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is the oldest science research institution in the Western Hemisphere and a world leader in the fields of natural science research, education and exhibition. This site contains on-line exhibits, ...more>>

  2. Acid Rain Simulation (MSTE) - Louie Beuschlein; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    A two-day unit-that uses decision-making ideas from statistics in the science classroom. No previous experience with statistical analysis is necessary. Students make use of sampling to back up a claim, and design (with teacher assistance) a statistical ...more>>

  3. AdventureOnline.com - Learning Outfitters, Inc.
    Interdisciplinary curricula that use the Web to connect students to expeditions from around the world, creating motivating, real-time materials for K-12 classrooms. Thematic content includes traditional and online lessons, games, quizzes, research stations, ...more>>

  4. Ask-A-Scientist Archives - Newton BBS, Argonne National Laboratory
    Frequently asked astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental, general, physics, and mathematics question posts, replies from NEWTON, an Electronic Bulletin Board System (BBS) for Science, Math, and Computer Science K-12 ...more>>

  5. Calculators On-Line Center - Martindale's Reference Desk
    Online software and Java applets that calculate quantities for a number of general and specific uses. Numerous "calculators" available for Code Translators, Distance/How Far is it?, Finance, Taxes, Grade Point Average, Logic & Syllogism, Navigation/GPS, ...more>>

  6. Central Bureau of Statistics - The State of Israel
    The Israeli agency in charge of collecting official statistics. Site includes a description of the bureau, its legal basis, and graphs and tables of key economic figures. Tables and timeseries of socio-economic, climate, and environmental data are also ...more>>

  7. Central Service for Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC) - Luxembourg
    The agency for official statistics for the country of Luxembourg. Description of the agency and tables, graphs, and brief articles about key social and economic data available in English and German. More information may be found in the French version ...more>>

  8. Climate Classroom - One Million Acts of Green
    This curriculum encourages students to analyze the science of global warming and its relevance to current events and their daily lives, through classroom activities, lesson plans, and family and community activities. The One Million Acts of Green Program ...more>>

  9. The Dance of Chance Science Museum Exhibit - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
    An online version of an exhibit focused on the emergence of patterns in Nature from physical and biological processes that appear to be chaotic. Exhibit kiosks, many of which are fractals, include Music of the Heart, Frozen Lightning, Erosion, Viscous ...more>>

  10. Economic Research Service (ERS) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
    This agency studies agriculture, food and nutrition, the environment, rural development, and international trade. Research reports, press releases, commodities reports, books, and other publications available online or for download in PDF format, with ...more>>

  11. EIA Kid's Page - U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Sources and uses of energy. Graphs and tables show where our energy goes (transportation, heating homes, etc.) With Site Visits (class field trips), an Energy Quiz, Fun Facts, and links to online energy education resources. ...more>>

  12. Emilio Segr Visual Archives - American Institute of Physics (AIP)
    A collection of some 25,000 historical photographs, slides, lithographs, engravings, and other visual materials, focusing on American physicists and astronomers of the twentieth century, but including many scientists in Europe and elsewhere, in other ...more>>

  13. Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) - Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    A multidisciplinary research and development organization whose mission is to understand and evaluate how the development and use of energy affect the environment. The division conducts basic and applied research, assesses environmental impacts of projects ...more>>

  14. Exactly How Is Math Used In Technology? - Mathematics Dept., British Columbia Institute of Technology
    A table of examples of how various areas of mathematics are applied to various areas of technology. Areas of technology include biomedical engineering, food technology, building technology, chemical sciences, civil and structural engineering, graphics ...more>>

  15. Experiencing Geometry in Euclidean, Spherical, and Hyperbolic Spaces - David W. Henderson; Cornell University
    A book that presents a series of problems. Most of the chapters start intuitively and are accessible to a general reader with no particular mathematics background; however, the discussions were written for mathematics majors and mathematics teachers and ...more>>

  16. FIRST STEP Online - Charles Onstad, Director
    The Federal laboratories' Involvement in Research in Science and Technology for Science Teacher Enhancement (FIRST STEP) combined the expertise of research scientists and science teachers to bring actual research into middle school classrooms. Lessons ...more>>

  17. Fractals in Science: Simulations - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
    Hands-on activities, laboratory experiments, and interactive visualization programs that encourage students to explore how fundamentally random microscopic events can give rise to fractal macroscopic patterns. An image gallery and fractal related software ...more>>

  18. Fractions: Parts is Parts - Energy Conservation Enhancement Project
    Incandescent & fluorescent lighting. Math objectives: 1. Describe the two parts that make up a fraction. 2. Explain mixed numbers and improper fractions. 3. Find the least common denominator. 4. Reduce fractions to lowest terms. Energy objectives: ...more>>

  19. Graphing Ozone Chemistry - The Exploratorium
    A simple "how-to" graphing example followed by other more sophisticated examples of graphing using NASA images and images from the Neumayer Antarctic Station. Also includes additional discussion questions concerning the social and economic aspects of ...more>>

  20. Habitable Planet Interactive Labs - Annenberg Media
    Use this set of interactive labs from the Annenberg Media course "The Habitable Planet" to explore the intersection of math and science. Labs tie together common concepts around the themes of carbon, demographics, disease, ecology, and energy. Each lab ...more>>

  21. Hillsdale-Lenawee-Monroe Math and Science Center
    From eastern Michigan, USA. Interactive sessions and information on water studies for high schools, including data collection on frogs and toads, a virtual marsh tour, water quality studies, TI calculator programs, and links to math/science sites. ...more>>

  22. History of Science, Technology, and Medicine - WWW Virtual Library (WWWVL)
    A searchable online service established to keep track of information facilities in the history of science, technology and medicine. Sites are available alphabetically or by scientific field, source, exhibitions, institutions, regions, a historical biographical ...more>>

  23. IDEA: Internet Differential Equations Activities - Thomas LoFaro; College of Sciences, Washington State Univ. (WSU)
    Interdisciplinary computer-based activities for differential equations: a database of computer activities illustrating both mathematical concepts and the application of these concepts in a wide variety of disciplines. DynaSys, Java differential equations ...more>>

  24. Internet Resources for Science and Mathematics Education - Tom O'Haver, Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation
    A list of online resources for education; mathematics, integrated science and mathematics, other sciences, computers and technology, downloadable software, K-12 school pages, multicultural connections, subject catalogs and indices, search engines, ...more>>

  25. Java Simulations of Cellular Automata Models - Ed Young and L. Charles Biehl
    The Forest Fires simulation applet models the spread of fire as a function of the probability that a burning tree will set its neighbor afire, and can include factors of wind and obstacles. The Percolating Oil Spill simulation applet models the percolation ...more>>

  26. Journal Homepages - Kluwer Academic Publishers
    A search page for finding journals published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. Each includes past, present, and future article listings, aims and scope, and submission and subscription information. Search the complete catalogue by keyword or view journals ...more>>

  27. Launch into Math - C. Halter
    A project created to further student understanding about the Internet, its resources, and the NASA Space Shuttle program. SpaceMath activities are provided for geometry (measure area and distance in space photographs); algebra (use the math that keeps ...more>>

  28. Learning Exchange for Teachers and Students through InterNet (LETSNet) - College of Education, Michigan State University
    A collection of interdisciplinary lesson plans - math units, activities and resources including: Earth Day Trash Survey (K-12); Fat Counting (1-6); Destination: Anywhere (4-6); Fact Checking the News (7-12); What's for Dinner?; Food Pyramid (1-6); Bon ...more>>

  29. Maryland Virtual High School of Science and Mathematics (MVHS)
    Maryland students and teachers use the Internet to collaborate with peers in carrying out visually compelling, computational science explorations. Classroom projects and ideas include collaborative projects, system dynamics activities, and computational ...more>>

  30. MASTER Tools: Modeling And Simulation Tools for Education Reform - Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    Interactive models and curricular materials, including: a galaxy simulation, fractal modelling tools, an energy minimization program using simulated annealing, biomedical and environmental models, a graphing tool with animation option, and a simulation ...more>>

  31. Math Alive - Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University
    Materials from a course designed for those who have not had college mathematics but would like to understand some of the mathematical concepts behind important modern applications. Interactive "virtual labs" address cryptography; error correction and ...more>>

  32. Math and Sciences - Canada's SchoolNet
    Annotated lists of science and math resources for: biology and health, chemistry, environment and ecology, mathematics, physics, and technology, with an emphasis on Canadian sites. ...more>>

  33. Math Awareness Month (MAM) - Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM)
    Mathematics Awareness Month - formerly Math Awareness Week (MAW) - is held each April to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. Since 1991, yearly themes and activities at the local, state, and regional levels have included ...more>>

  34. Mathematics - Annenberg Media
    The video, software, and print guides in the math collection show concrete examples of good teaching and active learning in all sorts of settings: public school classes, multi-age classes in rural areas, bilingual classes, magnet and charter schools, ...more>>

  35. Museums in the Classroom - Illinois State Museum and Brookfield Zoo
    Students from 25 partner schools throughout Illinois are developing online curriculum projects that explore the diversity of Illinois and world ecosystems, integrating collections, data, images, video, audio, text, and exhibitions and using skills from ...more>>

  36. Network Montana Project (NMP) - Churchill, Thomas
    K-12 Earth System Science Curricular Materials that integrate mathematics, science, and technology. Atmosphere: Weather and Climate; Geosphere: Structure and Dynamics of the Solid Earth; Hydrosphere: Water Cycle and Sea Surface Temperature and Phytoplankton; ...more>>

  37. Office for National Statistics - Government Statistical Service, United Kingdom
    The United Kingdom agency that coordinates national statistics. Tables of key social, economic, and environmental data, press releases, catalogue of publications, articles, and a newsletter. Information about the British census, including articles in ...more>>

  38. Online Catalog: Math - Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
    Publishers of math activity and skill-building books: practice for basic math concepts and extensions into real-world situations. Activity cards, daily problem solving, word problems and more. ...more>>

  39. Patterns of physical change - Phil Henshaw
    Focuses on the use of tools such as derivative reconstruction (DR) to measure growth and changes in a system. Includes: a short paper "Is the basis of change evolutionary?"; a description of the theory of derivative reconstruction as a method of analyzing ...more>>

  40. Pearson Learning - Dale Seymour Publications
    A leading publisher of educational materials, emphasizing math, science, and the arts. The site contains: an online catalog; math curricula include: CMP (the Connected Mathematics Project) and Investigations (Investigations in Number, Data, and Space, ...more>>

  41. Rick Durrett's Home Page - Rick Durrett
    Research in the general area of probability theory, and more specifically in stochastic spatial models and their applications to ecology and genetics. Publications organized into books and papers, as well as s3 (stochastic spatial simulator) and stochastic ...more>>

  42. A River Runs through It - Stephen Meehan and Maureen Nolan
    A local river is the focus for this year-long series of integrated mathematics and science units for gifted fourth and fifth grade students. Site includes a summary, scenario, internet reference links, and web pages by and for students. Part of the Handbook ...more>>

  43. 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>>

  44. Scales of Measurement - Niel Brandt
    An extensive list of physical and mathematical events and objects in ascending values and orders of magnitude. ...more>>

  45. Science, Math, and Technology Tutorial (SMATT) - ThinkQuest 1996
    Topics: Math History (biography of Descartes); Logic (how to construct logical arguments and put them into proofs); Math Tutorial (Basic Algebra with problems and solutions); Environmental Science (ozone in the atmosphere); Astronomy (implications of ...more>>

  46. Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    A non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies. Interactive middle school lessons aligned with curricula are available through ...more>>

  47. SIMMS IM LEVEL I - Research Project Help - T. DeBuff
    High School freshman-level integrated mathematics research projects, to be used with the Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science Integrated Math (SIMMS IM), curriculum Level I. View project descriptions and find links to sites that will ...more>>

  48. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)
    "The Smithsonian in your state." Each year, millions of people in more than 250 venues beyond Washington, D.C. visit SITES exhibitions on view in local museums, libraries, science centers, historical societies, aquariums, community centers, and schools. ...more>>

  49. 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 ...more>>

  50. Statistics Norway
    The agency that collects Norwegian statistics. Includes articles about data, tables of recent economic and population statistics, and list of publications; many publications and research papers may be read or downloaded in PDF format. The site also ...more>>


 
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