 FifthGrade Empathy ... For Plants  William E. Ray; Kodak
Children were introduced to this project by taking them outside Pinoak Elementary School, Oil City, PA, in March and having each pair of them select a living
plant specimen. Buds were noticed as being a part of each plant and were the plant parts which
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 Finding the Center of a Circular Starting Line in an Ancient Greek Stadium  Rorres, Romano; SIAM Review
A 1997 essay by Chris Rorres and David Gilman Romano, which presents and compares two methods for finding the center and radius of a circular starting line of a racetrack in an ancient Greek stadium. Graphs and tables are included. Introduction, ThreePoints
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 First Curriculum  Patricia Simis Lundy
A first grade early literacy curriculum. In the Discovery Zone introduces the scientific method; Weather or Not uses grids, mapping, measurement, and number sense; see Our Big Backyard, showing the integration in the various lessons of literature and
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 Flight Angles Of Inclination (SMILE)  Marie C. Smith, Anthony Overton Elementary School
A lesson designed to teach students to observe the flight of a glider; measure the distance flown from a given point; analyze the effect of a change of angle of inclination on the launch/flight of slinglaunched gliders; collect data on distance flown
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 Flip Flop Fly Ball  Craig Robinson
"A love of baseball plus a love of visual representations equals Flip Flop Fly Ball." Robinson's infographics include Diamonds in Manhattan, a map of every baseball or softball diamond on the island of Manhattan; Baserunning, which puts into perspective
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 FlowingData  Nathan Yau
FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists use data to understand ourselves better  mainly through data visualization. This blog, by a PhD candidate in statistics with a background in computer science and design, dates
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 Formula Determination (SMILE)  Clark Odom, Collins High School
A lesson designed to teach students to determine the number of degrees in any convex polygon. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Fractal Dimension Calculator (FDC) User Manual  Paul Bourke
FDC takes a black and white image in the form of a Macintosh PICT file or clipboard contents and uses the boxcounting algorithm to estimate the fractal dimension of the object represented in the image. The "object" is assumed to be the black part of
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 A Functional Housing Market  Susan Boone
Students use the Internet to search for housing prices in Houston, Texas, (the location can be changed to accommodate any location) and compare the prices to the number of square feet found in the living area of a house. A linear equation is derived from
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 Gamelan  The Official Java Directory  EarthWeb, Inc.
Gamelan's primary mission is to serve as a central registry and directory of Java resources. Much like Yahoo!, Gamelan collects links to resources stored on other sites across the Web. However, unlike Yahoo!, Gamelan's mission is specific  Gamelan collects
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 Gasoline Sales  Reading a Chart  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
This chart shows the actual and predicted gasoline sales for one year. During which month was there the greatest difference between the predicted and actual gasoline sales? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Getting the Goods on Graphing (SMILE)  Velma Elois Rouse, DeWitt Clinton School
A lesson designed to teach students to identify and graph ordered pairs in the coordinate plane; write the coordinates of points shown on a plane; and create designs or pictures using ordered pairs. From the Graphs and Visuals section of a collection
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 Getting To Know You (SMILE)  Kathy Koval, Randolph School
A lesson for any grade designed to teach students to use a ruler and measure accurately to the nearest inch; draw and label properly different graphs (line, pie, bar, pictograph); estimate/record measurement on a number line using intervals; and collect
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 Google Public Data Explorer  Google Labs
The Google Public Data Explorer is available for beta testing and comment. It is designed to make large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand.
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 GrafEq Gallery  Pedagoguery Software
A gallery that demonstrates the visual range of graphs that can be produced using GRAFEQ graphing software, with a rogue's gallery of troublesome graphs. The archived graphs are possible because of the expressive power of general implicit relations. Each
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 Graphe Easy  Olivier Ansquer
Featurerich yet easytouse 2d graphplotting Windows software. Demo version available. It allows users to draw many graph types (Cartesian, polar, parametric coordinates) and many other graphs such as conics, integrals, inequalities, or sequences. It
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 Graph Galleries  Microcal Software, Inc.
Select one of 5 Subject Specific Graph Galleries to view an array of industryspecific graphs, or explore graph types (3D surface graphs; contour graphs; bar, box, & column gallery; line gallery; line & symbol gallery; or scatter gallery). See
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 Graphing Calculator  Pacific Tech
Graphing Calculator is a tool for quickly visualizing math: type an equation and it is drawn for you without complicated dialog boxes or commands. Graphing Calculator 2.2, a commercial release, features symbolic and numeric methods for visualizing two
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 Graphing Misinterpretations and MicrocomputerBased Laboratory Instruction, with Emphasis on Kinematics  Lisa Denise Murphy
A review of the literature and of several efforts to teach graph interpretation using various forms of technology. Line graphs showing the value of a variable over a period of time are used extensively in mathematics and the sciences. Students often misinterpret
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 Graphing Speed (SMILE)  Yolanda Smith, Douglass Math and Science Academy
A lesson for grades 35 designed to teach students to graph information (a running exercise); identify the horizontal axis and vertical axis; and compile information to make a graph. From the Graphs and Visuals section of a collection of almost 200 single
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 Graphing with Excel  LabWrite Project Team
Tutorial modules for visualizing data in Excel: data input into cells, creating a scatter plot and line graph, bar graphs and histograms, importing text files, final formatting, regression lines, superimposing graphs, descriptive statistics, and selecting
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 Graphis  Robert Fairlie, Kylebank Software Ltd.
Graphing tool for Windows for plotting tabular data or mathematical expressions. In addition to 2D (one independent variable) plotting features, TeraPlot provides 3D (two independent variables) plot types which can be used individually or combined to
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 GraphPanel  David Binger; Centre College
A Java application that supports the interactive editing of simple graphs with labels. The program can produce PostScript images of the graphs, and these PostScript files can be included directly in TeX documents or converted (using other programs) to
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 GraphPouch  Edcodia LLC
This iPad app lets you create graphing worksheets, use familiar PEMDAS operators to construct graphs, graph multiple equations per graph, reorganize them with draganddrop, "smart snap" to align objects, and more. Also available directly from the iTunes
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 Graphs about Charts and Charts about Graphs  Ben Greenman
Humorously selfreferential charts and "metacharts," such as "How Much I Had to Manipulate the Data to Make It Seem Like Things Were Looking Up," "Percent Chance These Bars Are Too Thin to See," "How Hard It Was to Draw a Perfectly Straight Line Before,
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 Growth Creature Lab  Mike Riedy
This lab ties the growth of creatures into the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity and extends it to logistic growth. The lab shows students how to collect data from the growing creatures and how the data apply to geometry. Sections of the lesson include:
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 HandyGraph  Del Rey, Inc.
HandyGraph software provides a convenient method to create and edit grids, blank graphs, and number lines within Microsoft Word. Create exams that require students to graph data or equations; make grids for design projects; use transparencies with blank
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 High School Projects (COMAP)  Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
Products developed in print, video, and multimedia formats, supporting the NCTM Standards, to bring mathematical modeling into high schools around the country, and present mathematics in contexts that are relevant to students. Curriculum: Mathematics:
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 Histogram Explorer  Eric Scheide, University of San Francisco
Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics. Drag the bars of the applet's histogram to see their effect on the mean, median, mode, range, standard deviation, and IQ, which recalculate after each change; select normal,
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 Hydroponics Project Page  Holtz, Cooper; Levering School, Philadelphia, PA
A project plan for a seventh grade class that involves growing different hydroponic gardens and measuring and graphing the results. Included on this site are: project summary reports, pictures of the kids and the gardens, results chart, movie, standards
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 ICSE Maths  Suresh Lala
The site contains practice problems for the ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) Exam. General topics include arithmetic, algebra, geometry and statistics. Each subtopic typically includes about twenty problems, with answers at the bottom
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 IFS (Iterated Function Systems) for 2D and 3D Visualization  Craig M. Wittenbrink
Using fractal interpolation to graphically represent two and threedimensional scalar data: download article in PDF or PostScript format, and view related images.
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 Inch by Inch and Centimeter by Centimeter Extravaganza (SMILE)  Pamela J. BatesHines, Ninos Heroes Academy
A lesson for the very early grades designed to teach students to measure one inch to a yard; measure one centimeter to a meter; and compare and contrast standard to nonstandard units of measurement. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection
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 Indexed  Jessica Hagy
With Venn diagrams, pie charts, and other wryly labeled graphs, author Hagy "makes fun of some things and sense of others without resorting to doing actual math." Categories of her notecard sketches, which date back to August of 2006, include "school,"
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 Information is Beautiful  David McCandless
Compelling graphic presentations on health supplements, plane accidents by final destination, government spending, time travel in popular film and TV, and many other "facts, data, ideas, subjects, issues, statistics, and questions"  all with the minimum
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 Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)  Perú
El Instituto coordina las actividades estadísticas e informáticas oficiales del Perú. Notas de Prensa; Capacitación (Escuela Nacional de Estadística e Informática y Capacitación a Distancia con cursos para el Censo);
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 Integrating the Internet with Excel to Create Computerized Line Graphs and Bar Charts  Ferne Beyer
A lesson plan where students identify the elements of a line graph and bar chart; manually plot data on both a line graph and bar chart; interpret information from both a line graph and bar chart; use Excel, a spreadsheet application program, to display
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 International Association for Statistical Computing
Membership information, list of conferences, and a 3D Java applet of the normal distribution.
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 An Introduction to Data Reading and Computations (SMILE)  Christeen Brown, Robert Fulton Elementary School
A lesson for grades 35 designed to teach students to identify data on the horizontal (x) axis and vertical (y) axis; read numbered pounds on a weight scale; estimate pounds upon sight before being given a known weight; identify actual weight; understand
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 Introduction to Math and Spreadsheets  Jan Garner
Exercises on spreadsheets. Using ClarisWorks, graph a spiral or a few parabolas; build a scale model of the Great Pyramid or find the biggest box you can make from a sheet of cardboard; plan the budget for a picnic.
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 Investigating Linear Relationships: The Regression Line and Correlation (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation. Interactive computerbased tools allow students the opportunity to manipulate numbers easily and investigate the relationships between data points and sets. This iMath Investigation uses an interactive
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 Java Boutique Educational Applets  internet.com Corp.
Investigate or download various Java applets, including 3D viewers, calculators, applets to graph functions or data, and simulations, such as the bell curve and fractals. The source code for many applets may also be downloaded; a few applets are shareware
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 Java Interactive software Visualization Environment (JIVE)  Umberto Ferraro
An interactive visualization system that can be used for teaching algorithms to several students at once. Visualization of large data sets is supported by a graphical framework based on a zoomable user interface. Animations prepared with JIVE are fully
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 Ken Shirriff
A researcher at Sun Microsystems. Annotated bibliographies on fractals and cryptography, and related papers, which may be downloaded in PostScript format. Graphics of Voronoi fractals (dividing the plane into regions closest to a given point) and fractals
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 Kids Math
Elementary and intermediate drill exercises/games (timed, with answers shown correct or incorrect) for learning addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, measurement, graphs. In English, Spanish, and Chinese. Also prealgebra
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 KS3 Maths Homework Series  Stafford Burndred; Pearson Publishing (U.K.)
A series of 6 homework packs providing 180 different homework sheets covering levels 38 of the UK National Curriculum (ages 1114). Each pack addresses a separate level, and exercises use a speed marking system so that a full class can be marked in about
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 The Language of Functions and Graphs  Malcolm Swan; School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK
Free PDFs of the teacher's guide and photocopying masters from the book on the teaching and assessment of graph interpretation skills. Activities for developing fluency in using various mathematical representations to describe and analyze the real world
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 Learning in Motion
Learning in Motion creates and publishes innovative software for K12 education. Monthly listing of the Top 10 Educational Web Sites; Knowledge Forum, a student knowledgebuilding environment; Measurement in Motion, a math/science learning tool (demo
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 Learning Network Teacher Connection  Daily Lesson Plans  New York Times on the Web
A new lesson plan each day, each based on the day's news. Math lessons explore such topics as understanding the value of numbers in the newspaper; calculating refugee camp supply costs; examining the promise and problems of an "internet time" system;
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 Lessons on Regression at Hessian  Web Feats Workshop II
Use the applet and the geese at Hessian Lake, located in Bear Mountain, New York, to find the line of regression. This workshop was supported by the National Science Foundation through a grant to Duke University for the PostCALC Project and by the The
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