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

# MSTE Online Resource Catalog

Algebra

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Algebra and Calculus via Sketchpad Temperature Plate Mathematics Javascript ToolBox Ohm's Law Title Brief Description Category Date Exploring equations for lines, parabolas, and tangents using Geometer's Sketchpad Algebra 10/22/1995 Discover the temperature at any point on a metal plate. Algebra 8/7/1998 This site offers a few interactive javascripts to explore mathematics. There are Calculators, Converters and Solvers. Algebra 1/8/1999 Explore the flow of electrons in circuits. Algebra 1/19/2000 Compare how well four methods of root estimation rank up with each other. Algebra 2/11/2000 Plug in your favorite coefficient matrix and solve it. Algebra 3/7/2000 Approximate numerical integration. Algebra 5/16/2000 Create fancy parabolas using Java Sketchpad. Algebra 8/16/2000 Sum a divergent infinite series. Algebra 9/13/2000 Explore the quadratic formula and a variation of it. Algebra 10/13/2000 Plot the graph for Ax=b and check out the graphical effects of precision. Algebra 1/30/2001 Evaluate arithmetic expressions step-by-step. Algebra 5/4/2001 Study the relationships between perimeter, area, length, and width of a rectangle. Algebra 6/12/2001 Plot points and see their line of best fit. Algebra 9/19/2002 Find shape weights using a balance. Algebra 9/21/2003 Ask Nick to take a random step while he braves the edge of a cliff. Algebra 11/3/2005

### Lessons

Title Brief Description Category Date
This lesson explores the process of finding the best fittingexponential curve to sets of data. Algebra
2/22/1996
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 maximum number of cars passing a point in a given amount of timeusing algebra Algebra
12/10/1998
Directions and descriptions for creating and simulating the creation of a parabola. Algebra
12/22/1998
This page is designed to help students develop their ability to recognize graphs of functions. Algebra
5/18/2000
A lesson to accompany the "Folding a Rectangular Prism" applet Algebra
1/1/2006