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Visit this site: http://janrik.net/mathexpl/

Author:Rik Littlefield; Hanford School
Description: [Note: this is a historical archive of a site last modified in January 1997.] A computerized environment that can be applied to everyday life, for learning advanced mathematics and modern software: at the middle school level the concept of exponential growth as it relates to compound interest and population explosions; an example of "modern software" is a spreadsheet program with integrated graphics, a numerical solver/optimizer module, and an embedded programming language like Visual Basic. Includes the "Magnetic Pendulum" module, an activity that relates chaos, physics, computer analysis, and math. Software provided for PC and Macintosh evironments.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Software
Math Topics: Chaos, Physics

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