NASA CONNECT Good Stress
In NASA CONNECT, Good Stress: Building Better Muscles and Bones, students will learn about the importance of building and maintaining better muscles and bones. They will learn that all stresses in life are not "bad." In fact, the body needs good stresses, like exercise, to be healthy. Students will see how scientists and researchers collect and analyze physiological data to understand how muscle and bones are constantly changing, especially in a microgravity environment. Grades 6-8.
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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
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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.
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NASA CONNECT The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning
In the activity, The Right Ratio of Rest, students will collect and record data in a sleep journal about their sleeping habits for 5â€“7 days. They will analyze their data by using math skills to convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages and will create graphs and fraction wheels that correspond to their data. They will use proportional reasoning to determine amounts of sleep time that people need in space, given the different lengths of light-dark cycles for various planets. Grades 6
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NASA CONNECT Virtual Earth: Using Concept Maps to Solve Problems
In NASA CONNECT Virtual Earth, students will be introduced to Earth system science. They will learn what a system is and how to apply the concept of systems to learn more about how the Earth functions. Students will understand the only way to really comprehend the workings of our planet is to look at the Earth as a whole system. They will also focus on Earth science applications of national priority to expand and accelerate the use of knowledge, science, and technologies resulting from the Earth
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Grouping skills for mastery
Thematic planning helps relate mathematics to students' lives.
Author(s): Gretchen Buher

Helping parents understand
The more ongoing, positive communication you have with parents, the more they'll be willing to work with you.
Author(s): Gretchen Buher

In math, "elegant" means "cool!"
An elegant solution to a math problem is one that requires less time and work. Encouraging students to find such solutions will help them build number sense or numeracy.
Author(s): Russ Rowlett

Making small groups work
For students to work effectively in small groups, a teacher needs not only to set rules but to build a sense of community and teamwork within the basic structure the rules provide.
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Math for multiple intelligences
How a middle-school math teacher realized she was boring and jump-started her career -- and her students.
Author(s): Gretchen Buher

Meaningful mathematics: using balances for problem solving
Using balances to represent equations forces students to find their own meaning in mathematical problems.
Author(s): Grayson Wheatley,George E. Abshire

The problem-centered classroom
A look inside an eighth-grade classroom in which students work in pairs to solve problems, then debate as a class which solution is correct or easiest. An explanation of the teaching method is provided along with video of students presenting their solutions to problems.
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The clinical interview
Do your students have a strong number sense, or do they rely on memorized procedures, floundering when faced with unfamiliar problems? A clinical interview can help you to assess how your students think about mathematics. This example interview provides a
Author(s): David J. Walbert

Mathematical Biology
These are my lecture notes for a course I teach on mathematical biology at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. My main emphasis is on mathematical modeling, with biology the sole application area.
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Kids Gardening Themes
We use gardening as a vehicle for encouraging children to make good food choices, augmenting classroom studies with experiential learning, building a love of nature, stimulating social interaction, facilitating cultural exchange, and more. Each of the following topics in our Thematic Explorations Library features scads of classroom stories, curriculum connections, "how-to" articles, related Web sites, and more. We hope they will inspire you to cultivate curious learners.
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OER on Moodle
This Moodle page is completely free and open, with many different OER and in different formats: video, games, paper, presentations, and others. Free to use.
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A+ Click K-12 Math Test
A+ Click is an interactive collection of more than 1000 mathematical problems and answers for K-1 K-12 school program. It defines the personal level of math knowledge. You move up into the next level if you give 5 correct answers in a row.
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Introduction to Statistical Thought
The book is intended as an upper level undergraduate or introductory graduate textbook in statistical thinking with a likelihood emphasis for students with a good knowledge of calculus and the ability to think abstractly. By "statistical thinking" is meant a focus on ideas that statisticians care about ...
Author(s): Michael Lavine

Notes on Diffy Qs: Differential Equations for Engineers
A first one-semester course on differential equations aimed at engineers.
Author(s): Jiri Lebl

Math in a Sustainable Society
Designed for the community college math class that meets the quantitative skills requirements for an associates degree. In Washington State this course is called Math 107, Math in Society. The content in this book included financial math, population growth, the algebra of sustainability, statistics ...
Author(s): Pete Kaslik