Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience) Reviewer: KP2u2, Jun 29 2009 03:24:50:977PM |

Review based on: personal experience |

Appropriate for: advanced investigations |

What math does one need to know to use the resource? chaos theory |

What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource? mouse usage |

What extra things must be done to make it work? none |

How hard was it for you to learn? Very Hard |

Explanation: I never understood what the purpose of the applet was, even after reading the instructor, learner, and help tabs. It was neat to see the grid change for a fire spreading across the screen, but not much else to this site. I even changed my wind direction and speed |

Ability to meet my goals: Very Ineffective |

Recommended for: Probability & Statistics: Probability, Inference |

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience) Reviewer: daffyduck, Aug 26 2004 05:39:42:633AM |

Review based on: personal experience |

Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings |

Other Comments: This will be a good tool to use in math class when discussing fractions, percentages, and probabilities. |

What math does one need to know to use the resource? Need to have math fraction, percent, and probability introduction knowledge. |

What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource? Need to know how to access the program and particular lesson plans and tools. |

How hard was it for you to learn? Ok |

Explanation: It is very important to read the directions on how to manipulate the controls to effect an outcome for a fire. |

Ability to meet my goals: Effective |

Recommended for: Math 5: Fractions, Percentages, Ratio and proportion, Measurement, Probability |

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