1. Scatter Plots: Using the NCTM Barbie Bungee Jump Activity and other resources to give Algebra students hands-on data collection, plotting and mathematical modeling experience. 2. Statistics: Gathering and Interpreting Data: using Starlogo and NetLogo resources such as the "Fire" program to generate and collect data for mathematical modeling.
http://www.eskeletons.org/comparative.html " eSkeletons provides an interactive environment in which to examine and learn about skeletal anatomy. The purpose of this site is to enable you to view the bones of both human and non-human primates and to gather information about them from our osteology database. If you have any problems using this site or have any other questions, please feel free to contact us ." This is a very cool interactive site from the University of Texas at Austin. …
Changing With the Tides shows students: - how to see spring and neap tides through local tide data - how much later each set of tides changes each day as the moon moves around Earth - how one can calculate a lunar month using tidal data It is recommended the teacher walk the students through this activity together as a class.
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