Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This online activity offers students a chance to analyze data stated as percentages to draw conclusions about the similarity of five archeological sites. Students analyze the data by making a table of the differences for each pair of sites by subtracting the smaller percentage from the larger for each of five types of evidence. The activity is one of 80 mathematical challenges featured on the Figure This! web site, where real-world uses of mathematics are emphasized. The activity features a solu
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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This online activity challenges students to determine which of four different size grape juice cans labeled with the grape juice concentration would have the strongest grape taste. The activity is one of 80 mathematical challenges featured on the Figure This! web site emphasizing real-world uses of mathematics. The Hint suggests forming ratios that are fractions to compare quantities. Two ways of answering the initial question are illustrated with tables. Related questions have students consider
Author(s): National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

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Mathematical Methods of Engineering Analysis
Mathematical Methods of Engineering Analysis
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This web site offers families, teachers, and tutors 80 mathematical challenges helpful for encouraging problem solving with students in grades 6 to 8. The math challenges focus on concepts and objects found in everyday life, such as how fast your heart beats, what shape container holds the most popcorn, and how much of me shows in a mirror. Each challenge contains an initial problem with a solution hint, a complete explanation of the answer, and additional problems related to the same challenge.
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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This challenge asks students to determine possible ways for combining stamps costing 15 and 33 cents to total 1 dollar 77 cents. It notes that this type of problem is similar to a process used for creating security codes. This online student activity is part of the Figure This! collection of 80 mathematical challenges. Students are encouraged to make a chart as they explore possible number combinations. The answer page describes and illustrates four different approaches to finding the solution,
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From Algorithms to Z-Scores: Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling in Computer Science
The materials here form a textbook for a course in mathematical probability and statistics for computer science students. Computer science examples are used throughout, in areas such as: computer networks; data and text mining; computer security; remote sensing; computer performance evaluation; software engineering; data management; etc.
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Mathematics Under the Microscope
This book inevitably asks the question "How does the mathematical brain work?" The author tries to reflect on the explosive development of mathematical cognition, an emerging branch of neurophysiology which purports to locate structures and processes in the human brain responsible for mathematical thinking. PDF file.
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Deviation between the sliding direction of the chip over the tool and the direction of the friction
Pure oblique cutting experiments with conventional cutting tools as well as ultra-sharp tools have been carried out under a wide range of cutting conditions using a linear slide based cutting set-up. The chip flow direction was measured using the 3D Digital Image Correlation (DIC) technique of high-speed stereoscopic images and the frictional force direction was determined from forces. It is estimated that the error in chip flow angle measurements using DIC, was approximately ±1°, as was the e
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Building a testbed for mini quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicle with protective shroud
Potential applications of small rotorcraft unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) range from military missions to exploration of the planet Mars (Patrick C. O’Brien, 2003). Tasks such as exploration of unknown territories, formation flying, intelligence gathering etc, require UAV to be capable of flying very close to other flying or steady objects. Exposed rotary wings limit rotorcraft vehicle’s capability to fly in proximity of other objects. In some applications, such as rescue operation, urban w
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Looking at Learning ... Again, Part 2: Workshop 2. Mathematics: A Community Focus
With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing,Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeable about students’ home environments. See and hear from Dr. Civil, the teachers she works with, and a long-standing parent mathematics group, and fo
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MUSC Weight Management Center- HealthFast Program
HealthFast is a 30-week program for patients who need to lose more than 50 pounds. It combines medically supervised supplemented fasting with instructions in lifestyle change techniques to help you make the lifestyle changes necessary to maintain a healthier weight. In this video, Dietitian Tonya Turner discusses what is involved with the program.
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Discovering Diversity - David
David, assistant professor of hospitality management, shares personal teaching experiences and discusses the importance of fostering diversity in and out of the classroom.
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Childs Vulcan Sewing Machine
Child's sewing machine. Silver and blue metal, with clamp to secure to table top; complete with instruction leaflet. Marked (at back): Vulcan Made in England. Maker: Vulcan. Date: 1949 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Mathematical analysis
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. This module introduces mathematical analysis building upon the experience of limits of sequences and properties of real numbers and on calculus. It includes limits and continuity of functions between Euclidean spaces, differentiation and integration. A variety of very important new concepts are introduced by investigating the properties of numerous examples, and developing the a
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Dark Brown Cigarette Box
Dark brown mottled phenol formaldehyde cigarette box. Screw-on lid; removable central support. Stands on three feet; moulded lid with wings. 'Cigarettes' on side. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Lecture 24 - 11/17/2010
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
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MSH 2010 Nancy – L'enjeu des retraites

L’enjeu des retraites (par Bernard FRIOT, Carré rouge)

L’enjeu central des retraites est l’émancipation du travail de la valeur travail. Toutes les institutions nécessaires à cette émancipation existent déjà. Elles sont le fruit d’une construction pragmatique. Il faut leur donner aujourd’hui une densité théorique afin d’en faire le fondement d’un discours alternatif à l’argumentaire dominant. En matière de retraites, l’aff
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DoITPoMS Micrograph Library
The DoITPoMS Micrograph Library is a collection of materials micrographs intended for use in teaching and learning.
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From eLearning to eUniversity
This paper analyses the specifics and the tendencies in building the knowledge society as well as the role of the universities in this process. Some European policies and programs dedicated to the new role of the universities in realizing the Lisbon Strategy are analysed as well. It is emphasized on the importance of integration of the ‘knowledge triangle’ (education, research and innovation) into a research university and on the urgent need to re-design the university activities according to
Author(s): Nikolov Roumen

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