Mathematical Ideas in Science
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Seven Stones Multimedia  
A series of tutorial modules using JavaScript, Shockwave for Director, or Shockwave Flash: sphere packings, shapes and lattices; waves described, longitudinal and transverse wave lab, 2dimensional harmonic disturbance; 2dimensional vector components lab, choose axes to fit vector force sum, projectile motion vector lab game, planetary orbits lab, center of mass lab; lesson about the octonion algebra, division algebras, lie algebras, lie groups, and spinors (Clifford algebras); introduction to special relativity; introduction to quantum mechanics, quantum mechanical uncertainty, nuclear decay and halflife lab, Bohr atom lab; statistics (introduction to linear regression); and astronomy (expanding universe, Doppler shift).  


Levels:  High School (912), College, Research 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Simulations, Tutorials, Web Interactive/Java 
Math Topics:  Vectors, Modern Algebra, Order/Lattices, HigherDimensional Geometry, Statistics, Topological Groups/Lie Groups, Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanics of Particle Systems, Mechanics of Solids, Quantum Theory, Relativity/Gravitational Theory 
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