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  1. 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, comparing their results with information available on the Internet. more>>

  2. Population Index 1986-1998 - Office of Population Research, Princeton University
    The primary reference tool to the world's population literature, presenting an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other material on population topics. It covers all fields of interest to demographers, including fertility, mortality, population size and growth, migration, nuptiality and the family, research methodology, projections and predictions, historical demography, and demographic and economic interrelations. Input is derived from original publications including monographs, journal articles, other serial publications, working papers, doctoral dissertations, machine-readable data files, and relevant acquisitions lists and bibliographies. more>>

  3. U.S. Census Bureau
    Information (searchable by keyword and browseable by subject) from summary data files across cities, towns, counties, states, and other geographic and demographic boundaries, useful for many purposes from allocating representation in legislative bodies to tracking economic and population trends needed for strategic planning. The Kid's Corner FactFinder explains the "what" and "why" of the census, provides facts about home states, and offers quizzes. For detailed statistics about American people and their homes, see the interactive Easy Stats tool, built on selected statistics collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey. Subscribe to CenStats for Web-based interactive search-and-display access to the Annual Survey of Manufactures; Building Permits, Occupation by Sex, International Trade Data; Race and Hispanic Origin; USA Counties; ZIP Business Patterns; and more. CenStore provides information about products sold by the Census Bureau and the U.S. Government Printing Office: CD-ROMs, Computer tapes, Disks, Publications, and Maps. more>>


 
  All Sites - 85 items found, showing 1 to 50

  1. AmeriStat - Population Reference Bureau and Social Science Data Analysis Network
    Graphical and textual summaries of the demographic characteristics of the U.S. population: marriage and family; population estimates and projections; education, race, and ethnicity; income and poverty; foreign-born population; migration; children; older ...more>>

  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Jo-Ann L. Yu
    The BLS collects information on the U.S. labor force, the economy, etc. Includes "The Economy at a Glance," press releases with relevant statistics, timeseries of various data, regional data, various publications, and information about jobs in the bureau. ...more>>

  3. Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre
    The statistics collection department of the Hong Kong Government. Key geographic, climate, population, and socioeconomic data, press releases, other publications, and an overview of the department. Frequently requested timeseries are available online ...more>>

  4. Census Challenges (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
    Gordon Squire notes that planners for the 2000 U.S. Census wonder what to do about missing certain groups of people such as many homeless in New York. Suggestions include statistical random sampling. What approach would you suggest? ...more>>

  5. Census Sampling Confusion - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    To obtain a more accurate enumeration in the year 2000, the Census Bureau has proposed integrating the results of conventional counting techniques with the results of a large sample survey of the population, but others want to use the straight count (direct ...more>>

  6. Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) - Columbia University
    A non-profit, non-governmental organization providing information to help scientists, decision-makers, and the public better understand their changing world. CIESIN specializes in global and regional network development, science data management, decision ...more>>

  7. 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>>

  8. Central Office of Statistics, Malta
    The COS collects statistics for the Maltese government. List of publications, tables of key data, and press releases. ...more>>

  9. 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>>

  10. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia - Republic of Latvia
    The statistics collection department of the government of Latvia. Key socioeconomic figures, press releases, list of publications, legal basis and history of the bureau. A version of the site is also available in Latvian. ...more>>

  11. Chaos vs. Determinism - Harold Brochmann
    Recursive vs. Newtonian Functions - two ways of calculating the value of an investment; The Real World - how do things work in reality? (planetary orbits); The Logistic Function - a study of population growth and extinction. ...more>>

  12. Continued Fractions, Infinite Continued Fractions, and Iteration - Don Cohen, The Mathman
    Ten different ways to solve a quadratic equation - an area of mathematics with applications to population increase, finding the square root of a number, chaos theory, and fractals. Sample problems from Chapter 8 (Solving Equations and Iteration) of Don ...more>>

  13. Czech Statistical Office (Cesky statisticky úrad) - Czech Republic
    Collects and distributes statistical data for the Czech Republic. Includes various statistics and maps on regional variation, release dates and ordering information for various publications, introduction to the department, and a FAQ about the value of ...more>>

  14. Decision Making Information - Model Education Systems Associates: MESA, Inc.
    MESA specializes in the development, implementation and use of decision support systems and related quantitative information resources, especially quantitative tools for research, evaluation and policy analysis directed toward children and their living ...more>>

  15. Delaware State Data Center - Delaware Economic Development Office
    A focal point for the distribution of census information in Delaware and for the dissemination of other information from the federal government, state government and other sources, coordinating the use of census and other data for economic development. ...more>>

  16. Demography: the Java Version - Daniel Udovic, Joshua Coxwell
    Java Demography 2.0.2 simulates growth in age structured populations. The program's click and drag features allow users to directly manipulate the fertility and mortality graphs and the population's current age distribution, represented as a bar chart ...more>>

  17. Differential Equations (calculus@internet - Mathematica) - Christopher A. Barker
    Mathematica Track. 1. Basics (Mathematica Overview; The Environment; Arithmetic; Using Variables; Working with Lists; Vectors & Matrices; Algebraic Operations; Functions; Calculus Operations; Graphics). 2. Differential Equations (Creating Slope Fields; ...more>>

  18. Differential Equations Resource Page - Gavin Larose, University of Michigan Math Department
    PostScript labs, involving Mathematica 3.0 or better. Also 12 projects, with PostScript notes on solutions, and a brief list of links to other ODE resources. ...more>>

  19. Eagle Geocoding - ETAK, The Digital Map Company
    Input an address and the Eagle Geocoder will return the following data: full Zip Code, latitude and longitude, County, Urbanized Area Code, Population Density, Minor Civil Division, Place, Tract, and BlockGroup. You may also request a map with the address ...more>>

  20. 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>>

  21. Environmental Issues: A Mathematical Modeling Approach - Jan Pearce, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Berea College
    Assignments, syllabus, and other classroom materials for this course that discusses the state of the planet. "Local and global issues such as air, land, and water pollution; energy production and consumption; forest, wetland and other resource management; ...more>>

  22. Eurostat
    The statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat collects statistics about European Union member countries, their neighbors, and their trading partners worldwide. Includes an introduction to Eurostat, selected socioeconomic figures including data ...more>>

  23. Exponential Functions - Jim Rahn
    Links to selected sites, projects, and graphing calculator explorations designed to foster understanding of the family of functions known as exponential functions, useful in such applications as population growth, compound interest, radioactive decay, ...more>>

  24. Federal Statistical Office Germany
    The statistics department of the German government. Press releases; socio-economic data, with brief articles and key statistics; tables of recent economic figures; population data for other countries; the purchasing power of the deutschemark. Methodological ...more>>

  25. Financing Retirement Payments in the Future in Austria: Some Scenarios - Erich Neuwirth
    An interactive spreadsheet to download for studying the effects of changing the retirement age. (Microsoft Excel 5.0 or higher must be installed on your computer.) The key number for judging the financiability of a retirement payment system is the ratio ...more>>

  26. Freakonometrics - Arthur Charpentier
    Blog by a Montreal professor of actuarial science "addicted to R." Posts, which date back to March, 2007, have included "Dynamic dependence ordering for Archimedean copulas and distorted copulas," "Pricing catastrophe options in incomplete markets," "Estimation ...more>>

  27. Gary Haynes - Gary Haynes
    Course syllabi, lesson plans, homework, and objectives. Visit "Tangrams and Other Games" for an interactive tangram story and a Flash presentation on how to develop an understanding of functions through the use of the motion sensor. ...more>>

  28. Generalized Logistic Equation - Douglas J. Ingalls
    A logistics equation is one of the simpler chaos equations. This site explores the property of the general equation with respect to immigration/emigration of the world's population. Includes graphs and a QBASIC program for generating logistic graphs. ...more>>

  29. General Register Office for Scotland
    The department of the United Kingdom that registers births, marriages, deaths, divorces and adoptions in Scotland, and carries out periodic censuses of Scotland's population. Tables of "vital information," population data, and common names may be found ...more>>

  30. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
    Introduction to and history of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office; Hungary in figures; important yearly data and most recent statistics; glossary of statistical definitions; catalog of publications; professional and scientific institutes; and detailed ...more>>

  31. 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>>

  32. Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE) - France
    Statistics about France. L'INSEE rassemble, traite, analyse et diffuse les données statistiques relatives à l'économie et à la société. Faits et chiffres; produits et services; inventaire communal; liens vers ...more>>

  33. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)
    The Brazilian agency that collects statistical and geographic information. "Brazil in Brief," short articles with graphs and/or data tables for key socioeconomic topics; the "Minimum National Social Data Set," a set of information following United Nations ...more>>

  34. 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); ...more>>

  35. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (INEGI) - Mexico
    The government agency that provides statistical and geographic information for the country of Mexico. Introduction to Mexico; tables, articles, and maps of geographic, population, and economic information; structure and modernization of the department. ...more>>

  36. Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) - Spanish Statistical Institute - España - Spain
    El INE realiza operaciones estadísticas de gran envergadura: censos demográficos y económicos; cuentas nacionales; el sistema de estadísticas demográficas y sociales; los indicadores económicos y sociales; la ...more>>

  37. Instituto Nacional De Estadística y Censos (INDEC) - República de la Argentina
    The National Institute of Statistics and Census - the national statistics office of Argentina. Site includes a list of publications with ordering information and selected economic and social statistics, both local and national. ...more>>

  38. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) - República del Ecuador
    El Instituto tiene las funciones de producir y difundir información estadística, económica, y social del Ecuador. Acerca del Instituto; Metodología; Datos Económicas, Vitales, Sociales, Salud, Censos, y Coyuntura; Catálogo ...more>>

  39. Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE) - República de Bolivia
    El Instituto tiene las funciones de: estudiar, compilar y difundir la información estadística de Bolivia. Introducciones de Bolivia y INE; Resumen Estadístico de Bolivia; Informacíion Estadística y Geográfica; ...more>>

  40. Internet Lessons - Susan Boone; GirlTECH '95, CRPC, RUSMP
    Lessons with an Internet component, developed for GirlTECH'95, a program funded by CRPC Rice University and the RUSMP. A Functional Housing Market asks students to search the Internet for housing prices and compare them to the area of a house, thus deriving ...more>>

  41. Irish Central Statistics Office (CSO)
    Statistical information for the country of Ireland from the government body responsible for compiling Irish official statistics. Tables of important socioeconomic data, press releases and publications (available for download in PDF format), and ordering ...more>>

  42. Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (National Statistical Institute) (ISTAT) - Italy
    The Italian government office in charge of collecting and distributing statistics. Introduction and history of the institute; report on Italy's current economic state; Italy in Figures, available for download as a PDF document; press releases. More ...more>>

  43. JSTOR: Journal Storage
    An effort to ease the increasing problems faced by libraries seeking to provide adequate stack space for the long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals, helping the scholarly community take advantage of advances in information technologies. The database ...more>>

  44. 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>>

  45. Magnet/Mathematics Connections: Morse High School - Suzanne Alejandre, for the Math Forum
    Morse High School is the Center for Technology and Pacific Rim Studies. The school magnet focuses on five career paths designed to provide a multifaceted, enriched magnet program: Aeronautics, Engineering, Science, Tourism and Languages. These pages provide ...more>>

  46. Math Community of Interest - TeacherVision; The Learning Network
    Lesson plans by grade level, lesson features, printable worksheets, online student activities, references and research aids, teaching tips, and parental advice. ...more>>

  47. Mathematics and the Census - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
    Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics of the census process. ...more>>

  48. The Mathematics of Change - 1993 Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in Mathematics
    Activities presented at a 1993 conference focused on change and reform, with notes on the type of technology represented and the level for which each is intended. ...more>>

  49. Modern Math - Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
    Mr. Taoufik Nadji's pre-calculus students at Interlochen Arts Academy introduce modern mathematical topics: fair division (methods: divider-chooser, lone divider, lone chooser, last diminsher, markers, sealed bids); graph theory (applications, terms, ...more>>

  50. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    The source for information about health and vital statistics in the United States. View tables of important statistics online or download data sets and reports (often in PDF format.) ...more>>


 
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