Tool:
Quantitative Environmental Literacy Project 
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Go to: 
http://www.seattlecentral.edu/qelp/Data.html
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Description: 
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 topic. 
Technology Type: 
Computer  
Author: 
Seattle Central College 
Language: 
English  
Cost: 
Does not require payment for use 

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Courses: 
Algebra 
Analyzing Linear Data, Is It Linear?, Line of Best Fit, Quadratic Equations, Graphing, Applications, Exponential Functions, Growth, Decay, Graphing 
 Algebra II 
Graphing, Curve of Best Fit, Applications, Growth and decay applications, Graphing, Curve of Best Fit, Graphing, Curve of Best Fit, Applications 
 Probability & Statistics 
Data and Distributions, Displaying with Graphs, Scatterplots, Correlation, LeastSquares Regression, NonLinear Relationships, Correlation & Regression, Categorical Data Relations 

Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Craig, Jun 14 2005 09:25:10:843AM 
What did students learn? Students learned data analysis and curve fitting (mathematics), plus some environmental science. 
Recommended for: Algebra: Analyzing Linear Data Algebra II: Parent Functions, Transformations of functions, Exponential Functions, Logarithmic Functions PreCalculus: Functions, Operations with Logs Probability & Statistics: Data and Distributions, Inference 
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ScottS 
Comment:  A vast amount of REAL data illustrating a variety of trends. Excellent source to introduce students to scatter in data and for the discussion of goodness of fit. 
