Introduction to Polar Coordinates
The student will be introduced to the definition of polar coordinates, how to graph them, and how to compare them to rectangular coordinates.
Author(s): vicky burlington

Mirror, Mirror on the Ground!
In this lesson, students will use their knowledge of similar triangles and indirect measurement to measure the heights of various objects.
Author(s): Denise Corbett

Problem Centered Lesson on the Pythagorean Theorem
This lesson is designed to help students give meaning to solving problems using the Pythagorean Theorem in a useful and meaningful situation.
Author(s): Brent Bustle

Respect and Responsibility Character Traits - Cut and Paste Activity
Using 20 different quotations that are out of sequential order--each with a relationship to the respect and responsibility character traits--students are to cut and paste (MOVE) the text in ascending sequential order, save, and print.
Author(s): Jane M. Harris

Trashketball Review for ratios, fractions, decimals and percents.
This lesson will help the students with changing from ratios to fractions, fractions to decimals, and decimals to percents.
Author(s): David Crumm

Using Percent of Change to Measure NC Growth
Students will work in small groups to use the Internet to gather data on the population growth for each of the 100 counties in NC from 1992 to 1995. From this data students will find the percent of increase/decrease for the counties they have been assigned. As a follow-up, the students will enter their ...
Author(s): Wanda Washburn

Building a Paper Bridge: An Introduction to Problem Solving
This activity allows the student to explore problem solving strategies while working with a partner. This activity (building a paper bridge), requires students to question word definition and the application of those definitions. Through problem solving strategies, students discover the need for applying ...
Author(s): Steve Walston

Equation Math-O
Students will review different types of equations by playing Math-O.
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Family Budget Activity
This activity is designed to provide students with real-world application of classroom curriculum. Students will be required to make budgeting decisions in the light of inflation, unemployment, and other unforeseen additions or strains to the family budget.
Author(s): Beth Carroll

Interdisciplinary Integrated Unit on DNA/Genetics Part C: Language Arts
This lesson is part of an interdisciplinary integrated unit on DNA and genetics. The idea is that students will complete a week's worth of activities in science, math, and language arts related to this topic. This lesson is Part C: Language Arts. Students will apply information retrieval skills as they ...
Author(s): Jane Lentz,Jimmy White,Marlene Smith,Tori Goldrick

Percent Problem Solving
Students apply their knowledge of fractions, decimals, and percents to understand the relationship amongst the three. Students will solve basic percent number problems using the percent proportion or other methods and play a game using a resource of the Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. Permission has ...
Author(s): Victoria Lunetta

School Uniforms: Point of View Writing
This lesson deals with an issue that is very important to students: school uniforms. It incorporates writing, speaking, and math.
Author(s): Linda Bulluck

To be or not to be...Linear
The student will determine the correlation between two variables. They will graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane, determine a best fit line, find slope and intercepts, and write the equation of a line. This lesson plan is geared for both 8th grade math and algebra.
Author(s): Kyle Gorton

Problems in the Design of Epidemiologic Studies (Grant Writing)
Presents the methodologic and logistic problems involved in designing and conducting epidemiologic studies. Students participate in the preparation of a research protocol for a study in a human population. Offers an opportunity to critically evaluate the adequacy and scientific merit of research protocols, develop an appreciation of the ethical aspects of conducting research involving human subjects, and apply methods and principles learned in earlier (340.601 - 603) and current courses to speci
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Statistical Reasoning I
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions. It represents an introduction to the field and provides a survey of data and data types. Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its appl
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Statistical Reasoning II
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions. The course builds on the material in Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I , extending the statistical procedures discussed in that course to the multivariate realm, via multiple regression methods. New topics, such as methods for clinical diagnostic testing, and univariate, bivariate, and multivar
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Understanding Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care
The primary objective of this content is to prepare students to read and interpret cost-effectiveness studies. The students will first be introduced to basic economic concepts that are needed in order to understand the recommendations from the United States Panel on Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. One example is the distinction between opportunity costs and budgetary costs. The recommendations will then be reviewed, particularly as they apply to what students should expect to read in
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2004-2005 Biostatistics Lecture Series
The day-to-day collaboration between the researchers in Public Health and Biostatistics at the School reveals unified topics that cut across many applications. This series of presentations introduces the topics that show empirically to be most important in these collaborations; and emphasizes concepts over details, through recent applications in Public Health.
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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor
Covers the basics of R software and the key capabilities of the Bioconductor project (a widely used open source and open development software project for the analysis and comprehension of data arising from high-throughput experimentation in genomics and molecular biology and rooted in the open source statistical computing environment R), including importation and preprocessing of high-throughput data from microarrays and other platforms. Also introduces statistical concepts and tools necessary t
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Confronting the Burden of Injuries: A Global Perspective
Confronting the Burden of Injuries- A Global Perspective is a course offered by the Department of International Health and the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. This course is intended to guide students interested in working on injury control in areas with little to no tradition in injury prevention from a public health perspective. Students will learn to define the injury problem and assess its magnitude; identify data
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