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Suzanne's Comments about Stanford Spring 2004 Projects

After reviewing the Stanford projects from Spring 2004, I would like to suggest that the Math Forum consider cataloging them in:

Here are my preliminary thoughts:

Searchy
http://www.stanford.edu/~teejay6/Ed124x/Main.html
Currently it does not run on my Powerbook G4 and I remember Jennifer saying that there had been some technical problems but if these are resolved, we would add this to a Teacher2Teacher FAQ that we have called Searching for Information under "Web Resources."

Mars Exploration
http://ldt.stanford.edu/~khryoo/124x/intro.swf

Alignment to NCTM Standards
Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-8: Measurement: understand measureable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement; apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements

Alignment to Math Tools courses/topics

  • Math 3: Measurement: calendar, weight/mass
  • Math 4: Measurement: calendar, weight/mass
  • Math 5: Measurement: time, weight/mass
  • Math 6: Measurement: time, weight/mass
  • Math 7: Measurement: time, weight/mass

Linear Lasers
http://ankurdalal.stanford.edu/linearlasers/

Alignment to NCTM Standards
Grades 6-8: Algebra: represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of patterns with tables, graphs, words, and, when possible, symbolic rules; identify functions as linear or nonlinear; use symbolic algebra to represent situations and to solve problems, especially those that involve linear relationships; use graphs to analyze the nature of changes in quantities in linear relationships

Alignment to Math Tools courses/topics

  • Math 7: Rect coordinate geometry, Linear relationships
  • Algebra: Linear Equations

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0205625.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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