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Newton’s Method

Newton's Method (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Experiment with Newton's Method at different points on a polynomial.
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Root Finder

Newton's Method (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Use Newton's Method or bifurcation to find roots of a function.
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What's My Model?

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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Students will investigate several different regression models and determine which of the models makes the most sense, based upon a realworld situation (cooling a cup of hot chocolate).
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Best Quadratic

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet produces a least squares fit of a quadratic function to a set of data points which you generate by clicking the mouse at selected points in the drawing canvas.
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LSRL, Residual Plots, Data Tra...

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Drag seven independent points on a scatterplot, or send them to predetermined arrangements, to enhance understanding of correlation and the implication of changes.
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Least Squares Circle

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet produces a least squares fit of an equation of a circle to a set of data points which you generate by clicking the mouse at selected points in the drawing canvas.
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MultiFunction Data Flyer

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Enter a set of data points and a function or multiple functions, then manipulate those functions to fit those points. Manipulate the function on a coordinate plane using slider bars. Learn how each co...
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Poly Fit Applet

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet fits the best polynomial of a specified order to the data supplied by the user (least squares method). The maximum allowable polynomial order to be specified is 10 if the number of points...
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Quantitative Environmental Lit...

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Lots of realworld data, with descriptions of environmental and mathematical implications; stored in a variety of formats for easy download. Catalogued by mathematical topic and by environmental topi...
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Scaling

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students explore transformations to linearize data.
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Measuring Fish

Nonstandard units (Math 3) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Students use special rulers to measure the size of fish using "binkers" a nonstandard unit. Students encounter fish that are not whole number units in length and experiment with the use of fractional...
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Stretching Ruler

Nonstandard units (Math 3) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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This set of activities introduces students to mathematical foundations of measurement, and especially to the concept of the unit of measurement. Students create their own rulers to measure different o...
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Measuring Fish

Nonstandard units (Math 4) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Students use special rulers to measure the size of fish using "binkers" a nonstandard unit. Students encounter fish that are not whole number units in length and experiment with the use of fractional...
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Stretching Ruler

Nonstandard units (Math 4) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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This set of activities introduces students to mathematical foundations of measurement, and especially to the concept of the unit of measurement. Students create their own rulers to measure different o...
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Measuring Fish

Nonstandard units (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Students use special rulers to measure the size of fish using "binkers" a nonstandard unit. Students encounter fish that are not whole number units in length and experiment with the use of fractional...
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Stretching Ruler

Nonstandard units (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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This set of activities introduces students to mathematical foundations of measurement, and especially to the concept of the unit of measurement. Students create their own rulers to measure different o...
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What's Normal, Anyway?

Normal Calculations (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students explore the normal distribution and several of its most interesting properties. First, they use a histogram of data from a binomial experiment to examine the general shape o...
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Interactive Distributions

Normal Calculations (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This resource contains the largest collection of interactive distributions which is available on the Internet. The SOCR Distribution resource allows manual manipulations of density functions, calculat...
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Exploring Normal Distributions

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
Activity 

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Suppose you have a population of normally distributed values with a known mean and standard deviation. When you sample, you will get a new mean and standard deviation, different from those of the popu...
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Exploring Normal Distributions

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
Activity 

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Suppose you have a population of normally distributed values with a known mean and standard deviation. When you sample, you will get a new mean and standard deviation, different from those of the popu...
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How Random!

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students use simulations and graphs to explore the commonsense notion that repeatedly ﬂipping a coin results in “heads up” about half of the time. First, students simulate an...
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What's Normal, Anyway?

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students explore the normal distribution and several of its most interesting properties. First, they use a histogram of data from a binomial experiment to examine the general shape o...
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Bell Curve

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces the normal distribution and looks at the bell curve controversy.
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Was Leonardo Correct? (continu...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
Lesson Plan 

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This activity builds on “LeastSquares Lines and Correlation – Was Leonardo Correct?” from Exploring Statistics with Fathom, which examines the accuracy of various ideal ratios between body ...
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Bell Curve Revisited Discussio...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Finishes up the discussion of the book as well as exploring individual differences versus group expected values.
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