Calibrated Peer Review: Introduction - Why Study Geology?
In this activity, students read an article entitled "Why Study Geology?", then write an essay addressing points listed in the Writing Prompt. After this, students are introduced to the process of Calibrated Peer Review and evaluate their papers. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and topics covered.
Statistics - Relative Frequency Histogram
The relative frequency histogram is one of the standard ways for statisticians to present data. As a skeleton for the distribution curve, learn how to divide data into intervals, set boundaries, recognize outliers, figure out the range, and interpret frequency histograms.(01:28)
Introduction to Scatter Plots
Brief description about scatter plots and lines of best fit. Various types of scatter plots are briefly described. The video goes over how to analyze data or recognize patters using examples. Some multiple choice problems are presented with answers given.
Introduction to Frequency Tables
A brief introduction to the use of Frequency Tables. Definitions of statistics, data, and frequency table are discussed.
An Introduction to BioQUEST's 3Ps
A text chapter that introduces and explores some of the key issues in the 3Ps (Problem-posing, Problem-solving, and Persuading Peers) philosophy behind the activities of the BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium and the materials included in The BioQUEST Library.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Graphics in Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to graphics in Flash.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Action Scripts for Games in Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to action scripts for games in Flash.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Action Scripts in Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to action scripts in Flash.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to Flash.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Macromedia Director
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Director. This video is an introduction to Director.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Animation in Macromedia Director
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Director. This video is an introduction to Video in Director.
NASA CONNECT Team Extreme: The Statistics of Success
In NASA CONNECT, Team Extreme: The Statistics of Success, focuses on NASA's Space Operations Mission Directorate and the teamwork required to produce a successful space mission. Students will learn about the numerous systems, skills and capabilities involved in a mission and how NASA manages and integrates these systems. Students will draw a parallel between the teamwork used in a NASA mission and find out how teamwork energizes the popular sport of auto racing. Grades 6-8.
NASA CONNECT Rocket to the Stars: Introduction to Algebra
In NASA CONNECT Rocket to the Stars, students will learn the basic science concepts of work and energy and see how algebra can be used to help explain both concepts. NASA is working on new ways of powering spacecraft that will reduce the travel time to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Students will be introduced to two cutting edge innovative propulsion technology programs, Prometheus and VASIMR, that will allow crewed and uncrewed vehicles to explore the distant reaches of the solar system. Grades 6
NASA CONNECT Functions and Statistics: Dressed for Space
In NASA CONNECT Dressed for Space, students learn about the suits astronauts wear in space and why sizing is critical for working in space. They learn how the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space suits were developed. Building on past space suit technologies, NASA engineers and researchers use functions and statistics to create the next generation of space suits for the International Space Station and beyond.
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics and Statistics
This site features dozens of fun activities parents can use to help children (K-5th grade) have fun learning geometry, algebra, measurement, statistics, probability and other important mathematical concepts. Activities relate math to everyday life and can be done at home, at the grocery store, or while traveling. It includes sections for parents on what math is like in schools today and a parents' booklist for helping children learn math.
Sound for music technology: An introduction
Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your life. In this unit, you will learn some of the basics of music technology, starting with what sound is, how it is created and how it travels.
Managing complexity: A systems approach – introduction
Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation? This unit examines how systemic thinking and practice enables you to cope with the connections between things, events and ideas. By taking a broader perspective complexity becomes manageable and it is easier to accept that gaps in knowledge can be acceptable.
Invention and innovation: An introduction
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
Introduction to forensic engineering
Why do products fail and who finds out why? This unit enters the complex world of forensic engineering and examines how scientists analyse product failure. From investigating a ladder accident to determining the reasons behind the failures in medical products, you will understand how the ‘truth’ can be established.
Introduction to structural integrity
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.