Changes in Families and Households: 1950-2000
This module teaches students to think about household and family dynamics over time, and to use computer software to access and analyze census data and to produce and interpret simple statistics.
Race and Ethnic Diversity Among U.S. Families
This module teaches students to think about contemporary race and ethnic diversity in families, to use census data in the sociology of the family, to use computer software to access and analyze census data and to produce and interpret simple statistics.
Did You Know 1.0
This inspirational power point, set to music, addresses the changing world we live in and encourages teachers to keep up with the technology and challenges of our students. Statistics and thoughts run across the screen while the music plays. One statisic states, "According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley, the top ten jobs that will be in demand in 2010 didn't exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don't yet exist... using technologies that haven't yet b
Fractions and Decimals
Extend your understanding of fractions and decimals. Examine
terminating and non-terminating decimals. Explore ways to predict the
number of decimal places in a terminating decimal and the period of a
non-terminating decimal. Examine which fractions terminate and which
repeat as decimals, and why all rational numbers must fall into one of
these categories. Explore methods to convert decimals to fractions and
vice versa. Use benchmarks and intuitive methods to
Introduction to Frequency Tables
A brief introduction to the use of Frequency Tables. Definitions of statistics, data, and frequency table are discussed.
Major Causes of WWII
This is a slide show presentation. It covers the major causes of WWII, from an American history perspective. There are statistics and maps and reference to Hitler's first steps to war. (Slides and text but no narration.)
Statistics of Education; the characteristics of high attainers
A 125 page report by the National Statistics Office on the characteristics of high attaining pupils in primary and secondary schools.
This module opens with statistics and a description of autism and how the disorder has been viewed historically. Studies now support the theory that autism results from a lack of normal neural growth during prenatal development. Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University, severely autistic as a child, is presented as someone who overcame her autism and managed to us
MUSC Weight Management Center- Focus Program
Focus is a 15-week weight loss program that combines both dietary supplements and a calorie controlled diet. Dietitian Laura Nance of the MUSC Weight Management Center explains more about the program.
Did you know? Technology Facts that are Amazing
This is a video with statistics that are a great way to get students thinking about the changing world. A must view for teachers, too. (4:51)
Base Ten Blocks - Exploring Whole Decimal Numbers - Virtual Manipulative
This program is pretty easy and intuitive to use. As you can see from the panel below, the colored blocks on the left are the manipulatives which can be clicked on to magically make new blocks. These blocks can then be dragged into the working area. There is no limit as to how many blocks you can make and move around. The three blocks used by this program are the standard blocks used in the physical version of the base 10 blocks.
(There are more instructions underneath the manipulative.)
I Love Charts -Song
In this episode of "Sid the Science Kid" the students sing and learn about charts. The song lyrics teach that charts are great science tools and that charts use pictures to give information. Several examples of charts, like the weather chart, are shown in the video. Find other videos on charts and graphis in the Probability and Statistics subcategory of Mathematics. Run time 02:52.
How to Convert the Temperature When Predicting The Weather
Weather prediction conversions (changing Fahrenheit to Celsius) are vital to getting accurate statistics so you can correctly predict the rain and winds. Meteorologist Mellisa Schenk explains the importance of accurate conversions and suggests websites that will easily help you convert your temperatures.) Learn how to do meteorological conversions in this free video. Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Run time 02:08.
Water, Water Everywhere...
This is a good beginning of the year lesson to review fractions, decimals, geometry (the number of degrees in a circle and drawing a circle with a protractor), graphing, and metric measurement. This lesson is a good way for students to meet their peers while working cooperatively in a task-oriented group. The watermelon you will be using for the activity is also a good start-of-the-year treat. Be sure to get an extra watermelon or two to share at the end of the activity.
Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
Targeting 14th Amendment
This video is about the 14th amendment and how the Republican Party would like to change the amendments requirement for citizenship. Gives statistics and would be a great start for a debate.
02:18 run time
"Change, growth, and new learning" - there's a cultural shift in America, says Sara lawrence-lightfoot. This Friday, Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50. Sara lawrence-lightfoot is the first African American woman in the history of Harvard to have an endowed professorship named in her honor. She's been on the faculty for 37 years, and her career as a scholar has won her the prestigious M
The Civil War: A Explanation by a Historian
A talking head video with some good statistics in the 1:34 video. Good for advanced students. Offers insights into the effects of the war, too, but mainly a weak tool for the study of this war.
Watch a twister take shape right before your eyes and learn what it takes to make them form in this short, computer animated video. The video will briefly cover the following topics: tornadoes, tornado statistics, tornado colors, how tornadoes form, supercells, mesocyclones, and types of tornadoes. A ten question, fill in the blank quiz is at the conclusion of the video.
A Great Way To Teach Quadrilaterals with Communicators!
LLTeach's intuitive method on how to teach the concept of quadrilaterals