MSTE
Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
College of Education @ University of Illinois

# MSTE Online Resource Catalog

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Title Brief Description Category Date
An integrated weather unit for students in grades four through six. Representation
10/2/1995
Use the stock market to calculate commissions and costs for buying and selling stock. Data Analysis and Probability
10/2/1995
Supplementary material to help students with their first encounter with vectors. Geometry
10/22/1995
Illustrates the intuitive notion of the tangent plane to a graph of a function of two variables. Geometry
10/22/1995
Enjoyable activities involving geometric transformations and image distortion. Geometry
10/29/1995
1/19/1996
Your task is to match up the correlation coefficients with the plots. Data Analysis and Probability
2/21/1996
This lesson explores the process of finding the best fittingexponential curve to sets of data. Algebra
2/22/1996
Understand statistical terms such as expectation, significance, and chi-square Data Analysis and Probability
4/5/1996
Introduction to measure of central tendency and variation. Data Analysis and Probability
4/5/1996
Student activities to explore the concept of expected value Data Analysis and Probability
5/6/1996
This lesson tracks the spread of a disease on a desert island inhabited by hermits. Data Analysis and Probability
5/6/1996
Students explore notions of relationshipsbetween two variables. Algebra
5/17/1996
Use Geometer's SketchPad to give a graphical introducation to variance and covariance. Algebra
5/21/1996
Find the temperature at a particularpoint of a rectangular plate using statistical methods. Geometry
6/30/1996
A Fractals Lesson for Elementary and Middle School Students Geometry
7/9/1996
This lesson places mathematics in the real-world context of cartography. Representation
1/14/1997
Introduction to Descriptive Statistics with Mode, Median, Mean, and Range Data Analysis and Probability
7/16/1997
Students will explain their Chi-square test, calculations, and conclusion of results. Reasoning and Proof
7/16/1997
Students will reinforce their knowledge of fractions by using online pattern block activities. Number & Operations
7/20/1997
This web page contains nine lessons that use the TI-92 and nine programs for the TI-92. Data Analysis and Probability
7/20/1997
Unit designed to teach surface area and volume Geometry
10/21/1997
Learn about magic squares and their origin. Problem Solving
10/21/1997
Lesson to introduce students both to Mathematica and to the Monte Carlo method of solving probability problems Data Analysis and Probability
10/21/1997
A two day unit plan that incorporates decision-making ideas from statistics into the science classroom. Data Analysis and Probability
10/21/1997
A great way to set up activities for holding a multicultural math fair in your school! Communication
10/21/1997
A lesson that uses many options for studying tesselations Geometry
10/21/1997
Find the maximum number of cars passing a point in a given amount of timeusing algebra Algebra
12/10/1998
Use Excel to help students better understand Euclids Algorithm, Herons Algorithm, and the Estimation of pi. Number & Operations
12/11/1998
How many marbles will the pyramid have, if there are ten flights? Number & Operations
12/14/1998
Directions and descriptions for creating and simulating the creation of a parabola. Algebra
12/22/1998
This activity includes an Excel file and a Java fileto experiment with interactive triangles. Geometry
12/30/1998
This lesson provides numerous mathematics explorations in terms of missing calcualtor keys. Problem Solving
1/20/1999
2/3/1999
This lesson deals with proportions, right triangles and the geometric mean Geometry
3/22/1999
This is a spreadsheet that models the vertical motion of two water balloons being dropped Problem Solving
7/20/1999
A basic lab outline. Lab Reports
7/28/1999
Use multicolor index cards to recreate the periodic table. Periodic Table
9/14/1999
Provides students with an opportunity to discover scientific facts about an element(s) and express what they have learned. Periodic Table
9/14/1999
Use multicolor index cards to recreate the periodic table. Periodic Table
9/14/1999
This unit consists of interactive web activities and lesson plans for the traditional classroom. Periodic Table
1/1/2000
This unit includes an essay, "scavenger hunt," and web activity with extra lessons on electrons and shape of the periodic table. Periodic Table
1/1/2000
This unit consists of interactive web activities and lesson plans for the traditional classroom. Periodic Table
1/1/2000
An Introductory Project in Trigonometry using The Geometer's Sketchpad Geometry
2/9/2000
This page is designed to help students develop their ability to recognize graphs of functions. Algebra
5/18/2000
Computational chemistry simulations and visualizations for use in the chemistry classroom Chemistry
1/19/2001
Modeling And Simulation Tools for Education Reform Communication
1/19/2001
Web-centered framework for education and outreach in the Mississippi River Basin and other prominent Communication
1/19/2001
Geometrically show the differences between 2 squares. a*a -b*b=(a-b)(a-b)*(a+b)(a+b) Geometry
2/10/2001
Extensive listing of educational java modules in computational science. Communication
4/9/2001
This tool seems very effective for teaching Geometry at remotely located students. Geometry
5/30/2001
Roll dice and see the relationship between sides of a triangle. Geometry
7/3/2001
A scientific paper reflecting upon and making a new suggestion for student lab reports. Lab Reports
12/1/2001
Extensive notes followed by 8 practice exercises make this excellent for assessment of understanding. Periodic Table
1/1/2002
Each group must find a creative way to describe the family characteristics to the class. Periodic Table
11/19/2003
Students actively discover characteristics and the patterns in the periodic table. Periodic Table
1/1/2005
Control an Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope to image insects at high magnification. Problem Solving
2/10/2005
Includes both notes and activites, lots of opportunities to practice. Significant Figures & Measurement
2/23/2005
A lesson to accompany the "Folding a Rectangular Prism" applet Representation
Problem Solving
Measurement
Algebra
Number & Operations
Geometry
1/1/2006
Basic notes on the topic Significant Figures & Measurement
2/23/2006
Three period lesson using both classroom and internet activities. Significant Figures & Measurement
2/23/2006
Descriptive outline of a lab report, specifying how to enter information. Lab Reports
2/23/2006
Nice, basic pictoral walk through of titration techniques Titrations
4/11/2006
Complete Aspirin titration lesson. Titrations
5/8/2006
Lab outline including materials and procedures. Titrations
5/22/2006
In this laboratory exercise you will attempt to determine the number of acidic hydrogen's in a weak organic acid (HnA) by monito Titrations
5/22/2006
In this experiment, students will analyze a number of commercial products. Titrations
5/22/2006
Two separate redox titrations using a standardized permanganate solution. Titrations
5/22/2006
Analysis of a commercial product and use of back titration. Titrations
5/22/2006
Complete HCl titration lesson. Titrations
5/22/2006
Walks through the titration process using plastic bottles rather than burets. Titrations
5/22/2006
Lab, questions, and vocabulary based on a titration experiment. Titrations
5/22/2006
Use this applet to explore some issues related to generation, demand, and transmission of electricity. Electricity
Electricity
4/8/2008
Explore power and energy usage in the home, taking into account time of use pricing. Electricity
Electricity
4/8/2008
Enter Tesla Town and explore electricity generation and delivery. Electricity
Electricity
11/2/2012