Resources for Teachers

## Mathematics

### Grade 6: Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability

Key concepts:

a.       mean, median, and mode

b.      analyzing data

c.       organizing data

d.      expressing probability

e.       ratio, proportion, decimal expression of probability

Resources:

1.      https://www.shodor.org/interactivate/lessons/sm1.html Presents mean, median and mode with practice exercises.

2.      https://169.204.208.10/9798math/Algebra1/AlgL0106.htm Active presentation of median, mean, mode, and other statistical measures with pizza data.

3.      https://mathnotes.com/Prealg/Pre5interact/prealg5_7.html Practice exercises on statistical measures.

4.      https://www.fmi.uni-sofia.bg/vesta/Virtual_Labs/freq/freq4.html More sophisticated presentation of statistical measures, but contains an interactional Applet exercise.

5.      https://www.apexcorp.com/~jawinter/DescriptiveStatistics/index.html This site will produce graphs for data sets and allow for experimenting with variations.

6.      https://www2.spsu.edu/math/deng/m2260/java.htm A wide variety of Applets on statistics that will provide extensive practice in most concepts.

7.      https://exploringdata.cqu.edu.au/intro.htm A comprehensive site on statistics and probability with a readable text and some interactive practice on various graph formats.

8.      https://forum.swarthmore.edu/workshops/usi/dataproject/usi.midlessons.html Very basic statistics with interactive activities – good for basic remediation.

9.      https://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/ Sophisticated, extensive source for data analysis in a wide variety of fields. Graphs and concepts from a selection of academic fields.

10.  https://it.stlawu.edu/~rlock/maa51/java.html This site provides links to many others with good resources in statistics.

11.   https://www.bbns.org/us/math/ap_stats/test_folder/ Provides test questions for statistics courses from a variety of sources.

12.  https://www.census.gov/dmd/www/advoverview.htm Wide variety of data materials from the Census bureau. Click into “Census in Schools” for great resources.

13.  https://www.mste.uiuc.edu/activity/webdice.html Students roll dice on the net for statistical analysis and probability.

14.  https://www.mste.uiuc.edu/hill/dstat/dstat.html Simple, organized text of basic statistics terms with some practice.

15.  https://archives.math.utk.edu/topics/statistics.html Extensive list of links to sites that deal with statistics and probability for educators.

16.  https://www.colby.edu/web_class/tables/index.html Provides step by step instructions for the development of tables for the display of data.

Key Concepts:

a.       scientific notation

b.      rational numbers

c.       powers

d.      fractions, decimals and percents

e.       discount

f.        negative exponents

g.       absolute value

Resources:

17.  https://169.204.208.10/9798math/Algebra1/AlgL1104.htm Simple explanation and practice with feedback on scientific notation and exponents.

18.  https://edie.cprost.sfu.ca/~rhlogan/sci_not.html Detailed explanation of scientific notation with examples.

19.  https://science.widener.edu/svb/tutorial/scinot.html This site provides practice in scientific notation for students.

20.  https://www.waste.org/four.html This site focuses on the explanations of all number types from the perspective of the number “four”.

21.  https://www.huntcol.edu/math/eggleton/Math%20Content/Rational.html Rational numbers taught and practiced simply.

22.https://www.utm.edu/research/primes/index.html Good introduction to prime numbers.

23.https://jwilson.coe.uga.edu/interMath/MainInterMath/Dictionary/Exponents/exponent.h   tml Detailed explanations and practice in all elements of number sense.

24. https://coat.boisestate.edu/ts139/fractions_review.htm Practice and simple explanations of fractions, decimals and percents.

25. https://www.net1plus.com/users/devenslc/fdp.html Wide variety of activities on  fractions, decimals and percents.

26. https://bartender.sped.ukans.edu/~trackstar/tracks/s00546.html Lesson on equivalents of fractions, decimals and percents.

27. https://www.ups.edu/community/tofu/lev2/mathconcepts/fracdecperc/newday.htm Uses pie charts to teach fraction and percent equivalents.

28. https://www.proteacher.com/100014.shtml Review of basic fractions with many activities in all areas.

29. https://www.lavamind.com/edu.html Business-focused, fun simulations based on data analysis.

30. https://www.mathleague.com/help/posandneg/posandneg.htm Basic, simple review of positive and negative numbers and absolute value.

31. https://www.burleyms.demon.co.uk/numeracy/bugrace3n.html Simple, two-player game for positive and negative numbers.

### Grade 7: Algebra and Functions

Key concepts:

a.    write an equation or inequality

b.   order of operations

c.   graphs

d.      exponents

e.       monomials and roots

f.        linear function graph

g.       slope of a line

h.       solving linear equations

i.         rate, speed, distance, time problems

Resources:

32. https://www2.hawaii.edu/suremath/intro_algebra.html Extensive practice and    instruction in mathematics problem solving.

33. https://www.cne.gmu.edu/modules/dau/algebra/equations/linear1_frm.html Simple interactive introduction to linear equations.

34. https://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math/workbk/graph/graph.html Extensive, organized site on graphs from NCTM.

35. https://forum.swarthmore.edu/algebra/alg.units.html Many basic algebra games covered through games and activities.

36. https://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons/ Great selection of games and activities on a wide variety of relevant topics.

37. https://www.accessone.com/~bbunge/Algebra/Algebra.html Friendly, simple practice in basic algebra.

38. https://library.thinkquest.org/20991/alg/word.html Great site on all topics with a focus in this section on algebraic word problems.

39. https://library.thinkquest.org/20991/alg/CPGraphing.html This section focuses on graphic of linear equations.

40. https://library.thinkquest.org/20991/alg/powers.html This section of the same site gives lots of practice on expenents.

41. https://www.webmath.com/wordproblems.html This is a very rich site in all mathematics concepts, with instruction, practice and testing.

42. https://scnc.aaps.k12.mi.us/~formath/grady/extensions/algebra/ordops/algord1.htm Provides practice problems in the order of operations.

43. https://www.wvptv.wvnet.edu/homework/genmath/orderof.htm A simple pneumonic for the order of operations.

44. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/Monomial.html A rich site with a good tutorial on monomials and polynomials, as well as many other relevant topics.

45. https://www.ti.com/calc/docs/act/shirley12.htm Tutorial on figuring slope on the calculator.

46. https://www.iacademy.org/9798math/Algebra1/AlgL0602.htm Basic explanation of slope in easy to understand language with interactive exercises.

47. https://www.cs.umd.edu/users/asmara/UTIC/tostart/slope.html Another good, interactive site on linear equations and slope.

48. https://www.mathstories.com/grade_JrHigh.htm A great web site on word problems that allows teachers to specify the type of problem and the topic.

49. https://www.garlikov.com/math/RateTime.html A detailed survey of rate and time problems and procedures for their solution.

50. https://www.cut-the-knot.com/arithmetic/WProblem.html Simple, remedial approach to word problems with practice.

# Grade 7: Measurement and Geometry

Key concepts:

a.       Weight, temperature, capacity

b.      Model drawing

c.       Perimeter and area

d.      Two- and three-dimensional figures

e.       Measurement conversions

f.        Graphing figures

g.       Pythagorean theorem

Resources:

Allows a method for basic conversions of some measures.

52. https://www.athena.ivv.nasa.gov/curric/weather/fahrcels.html Good description of basic temperature measurements and conversions.

53. https://anduin.eldar.org/~ben/convert.html Wide variety of conversion sites on line for all forms of measurement.

54. https://www.nyu.edu/classes/murfin/studentprojects/spring98/regentsp98/areapolygons.html Simple explanation of basic area formulae.

55. https://www.aaamath.com/mea.html Basic, simple, complete measurement site with explanations and practice.

56. https://www.coolnerds.com/jscript/alanconv.htm Quick, easy conversion site for most standard measurements

57. https://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/ Very detailed site, listing all measurements, even the most exotic, alphabetically.

58. https://www.geocities.com/Athens/Thebes/5118/metric.htm Explanation of metric prefixes and links to other relevant sites.

59. https://www.du.edu/~jcalvert/flore/oldleng.htm Historical perspective on measurement.

60. https://www.timezoneconverter.com/ Time zone conversions, with links to other conversion sites.

61. https://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math/middle_measurement.shtm PBS provides this site with great interactive sites on a wide variety of measurement activities.

62. https://www.planemath.com/activities/pmactivities4.html This site provides practice on the graphing of linear equations.

63. https://www.cyberschool.k12.or.us/~paulsona/apcalculus1/chapterp/p24.html More detailed site on the graphing of linear equations.

64. https://kidsdomain.com/down/mac/perimeter.html Simple game on perimeter, area, and volume with links to many other related on-line games.

65. https://www.gamco.com/demo.htm Wide variety of games and activities in measurement and other relevant topics.

66. https://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/toc_vol1.shtm Basic lessons in perimeter and area with opportunities for interaction.

67. https://www.geom.umn.edu/docs/doyle/mpls/handouts/node20.html Discussion with student problems of geometric concepts.

68. https://www.cis.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1983/1/83.01.09.x.html Solid figure geometry discussed from the perspective of architecture.

69. https://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/polymodel.html Great, rich site to investigate on polyhedra from origami to complex calculations.

70. https://www.saltire.com/applets/ Great source of applets on most geometric concepts studied.

71. https://www.cut-the-knot.com/pythagoras/tricky.html This is a great site for the study of triangles, with an emphasis on Pythagoras.

72. https://www.cut-the-knot.com/geometry.html An extensive area of geometric puzzles for study and solution.

73. https://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Geom/ A geometrically and visually rich site focusing on the pyramid.

## Grade 7: Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability

Key concepts:

a.       data sets

b.      stem-and-leaf plots and box-and-whisker plots

c.       scatter plots

d.      quartile, minimum, median, maximum

Resources:

74. https://exploringdata.cqu.edu.au/ A rich site on the study of data in all aspects.

75. https://students.ou.edu/Y/Elaine.Young-1/math3213.html Rich, friendly data site on statistics and probability and the display of data.

76. https://www.learn.motion.com/lim/mim/Measurement1.html Teachers can download a demonstration of this program on measurement of moving objects.

77. https://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/index.html#pro A variety of interactive programs on data analysis.

78. https://www.shodor.org/interactivate/lessons/index.html#pro Concepts and lessons in clear terms in all areas of probability and statistics.

Key concepts:

a.       mathematical problem solving

b.      estimation

c.       inductive/deductive reasoning

d.      application to other situations

Resources:

79. https://www.aaamath.com/est.html Great, clear lessons in estimation, including practice and activities.

80. https://www.aaamath.com/nam.html The same source, this time for the naming of numbers.

81. https://www.aaamath.com/grade8.html This is the entire site, with detailed activities for all aspects of relevant mathematics.

82. https://www.ifigure.com/living/living.htm This is a site for the practical application of mathematics to all aspects of living alone, from car expenses to food shopping.

83. https://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer-db/browse/static/Mathematics/browse/f12.html Wide variety of interactive activities that involve practical problem solving.

84. https://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~chem121/class/chemproj/addresources/dedind.htm A basic, one-page introduction to induction and deduction.

85. https://trochim.human.cornell.edu/kb/dedind.htm Another introduction to inductive and deductive logic.

86. https://ethics.acusd.edu/logic/PowerPoint/1_4/Logic%201/tsld002.htm A power point presentation on inductive and deductive reasoning.

87. https://www.studyweb.com/links/1542.html Good site for word problem choices at a variety of web locations.

## Algebra1

Key concepts:

a.       Exponents

b.      Reciprocals and roots

c.       Inequalities

d.      X and y intercept

e.       Parallel and perpendicular

f.        Polynomials

g.       Functions

h.       Rate, work, and mixture problems

i.         Domain and range

k.      Properties of real number system

l.         Order of operations

Resources:

88. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/ExponentLaws.html Clear explanation and practice in some of the more complex concepts of expenents.

89. https://www.mathleague.com/help/algebra/algebra.htm#wordproblemsasequations Good general algebra site, with this section focusing on word problems.

90. https://www.algebra.com/ A good site for students to get practical help on their algebra homework.

91. https://www.sosmath.com/algebra/algebra.html A very well-organized, complete instructional site in algebra.

92. https://library.thinkquest.org/2647/algebra/algebra.htm A good site for the study of introductory functions.

93. https://library.thinkquest.org/10030/algecon.htm All basic algebra concepts introduced and explained in concentrated format.

94. https://www.nsa.gov/programs/mepp/hsalg.html Complex, inclusive units designed for direct application of algebraic principles.

95. https://www.purplemath.com/modules/modules.htm Practical, organized source of word problems using algebraic concepts.

96. https://practice.satmath.com/sat1/tutorial/body.html Practical, short lessons in test format on many mathematical concepts.

97. https://www.quickmath.com/ Provide solutions for all mathematical problems using net-based calculators.

98. https://www.algebrahelp.com/worksheets.htm Provides basic worksheets on a variety of algebraic topics.