*Resources
for Teachers
*

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

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

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

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

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

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

7.
http://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.
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/workshops/usi/dataproject/usi.midlessons.html
Very basic statistics with interactive activities – good for basic
remediation.

9.
http://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.
http://it.stlawu.edu/~rlock/maa51/java.html
This site provides links to many others with good resources in statistics.

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

12.
http://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.
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/activity/webdice.html
Students roll dice on the net for statistical analysis and probability.

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

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

16.
http://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.
http://169.204.208.10/9798math/Algebra1/AlgL1104.htm
Simple explanation and practice with feedback on scientific notation and
exponents.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

48.
http://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.
http://www.garlikov.com/math/RateTime.html
A detailed survey of rate and time problems and procedures for their solution.

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

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:

51.
http://www.intmed.mcw.edu/clincalc/wtmeas.html

Allows
a method for basic conversions of some measures.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

78.
http://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.
http://www.aaamath.com/est.html
Great, clear lessons in estimation, including practice and activities.

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

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

82.
http://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.
http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer-db/browse/static/Mathematics/browse/f12.html
Wide variety of interactive activities that involve practical problem solving.

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

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

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

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

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

j.
Graph quadratic equations

k.
Properties of real number system

l.
Order of operations

Resources:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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