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AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) provides educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.en-usealmasy@scout.wisc.eduealmasy@scout.wisc.eduSat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1Webmath
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=25724Webmath, from Discovery Education, provides help for mathematics students. Categories include general mathematics, K-8 math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. The site covers everything you need to know, whether you need help with a specific topic or are looking to brush up on some math skills.Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:23:38 -0500Energy Math Challenge
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=19722This unit for grades 4-12 can be used to "enhance math skills while learning about energy." It includes a teacher's guide, a number of math challenge problems and an evaluation form. Problems are provided for elementary, intermediate and secondary grade levels. This document may be downloaded in PDF file format.Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:47:12 -0500Aviation Maintenance Technician Handbook
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=17531This document from SpaceTEC National Aerospace Technical Education Center is one of three handbooks for people preparing for mechanic certification with airframe or powerplant ratings, or both. This particular volume contains information on mathematics, aircraft drawings, weight and balance, aircraft materials, processes and tools, physics, electricity, inspection, ground operations, and FAA regulations governing the certification and work of maintenance technicians.Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:22:00 -0500Mathematics Course
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=17520This document from SpaceTEC National Aerospace Technical Education Center presents a core readiness course which will serve to prepare individuals entering the aerospace field. The document is 55 pages and contains materials on both basic and advanced math topics such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, roots, computing area, measurement systems, and functions of numbers.Mon, 18 Jul 2011 11:33:50 -0500Math Trivia: A fast way to sum a series of numbers
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16457The curious math website includes a number of facts and trivia which may be useful in mathematics education. This page shows students a quick trick to sum a sequential series of numbers. The method uses the formula for the mean to determine the sum of sequential numbers.Thu, 20 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching: Interactive Tutorials (Book 7)
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16389Based at the University of Plymouth, the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching has developed many instructional materials designed to help both novice and experienced math teachers. This particular area of the website provides access to a number of interactive mathematics tutorials. The materials cover a variety of basic algebra and mathematics topics. Example questions and exercises are provided within each unit. Topics include linear equations, decimals, fractions, basic arithmetic, fractions and more.Mon, 10 Jan 2011 03:00:01 -0600Will the Best Candidate Win?
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16331This lesson from Illuminations helps students see connections between mathematics and other disciplines, such as government, history and ethics. The material will allow students to develop their skills in mathematical reasoning, and apply those tools to everyday situations. Student activity sheets are included. The material is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to complete.Wed, 22 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Road Trip!
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16295This lesson plan involves comparing different methods to determine the shortest route when traveling from Cleveland to Boston. Students will be given the opportunity to interpret data presented in table and graph format, sort that data and use factorials to determine the total number of possible solutions to the problem. The material is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 2 class periods to complete.Tue, 21 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Arithmetic
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16304This set of videos, authored by Salman Khan of the Khan Academy, represents the most basic of the math playlists. Start here if you have very little background in math fundamentals (or just want to make sure you do). This set consists of 35 videos and after watching this playlist, you should be ready for the pre-algebra playlist.Mon, 20 Dec 2010 03:00:03 -0600Developmental Math
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16306This set of videos, authored by Salman Khan of the Khan Academy, provides worked developmental math examples from the Monterey Institute. These start at a fairly basic level and would prepare a student for the set of Algebra I worked examples. After completion, students should gain a fundamental understanding of mathematics and future studies.Fri, 17 Dec 2010 03:00:03 -0600Check That Digit
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16171This lesson from Illuminations introduces modular arithmetic. The common barcode system, as used for UPCs and ISBNs, is discussed as an application of this type of arithmetic. The lesson also explains how modular arithmetic is used in credit card numbers. The lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should take two class periods to complete.Fri, 3 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Space Mathematics Website
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=15241This Website contains over 200 authentic math problems that cover solar physics, space physics, radiation dosimetry, and the human impacts of space weather. The problems range from pre-algebra to calculus and span the math skills appropriate for grade 8-12 students. The problems are taken from authentic applications of arithmetic, graph analysis, pre-algebra, and algebra.Mon, 27 Sep 2010 03:00:02 -0500Planetary Gallery
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=14127In this lesson, learners examine images of the Sun, the Moon, Pluto, and all eight planets in the Solar System. Students determine the diameter of each object from a scale bar provided with each image and then rank the objects in order of size. Using a customized version of ImageJ running as an applet, students are introduced to setting scale and units of measurement.Mon, 20 Sep 2010 03:00:02 -0500Assessment in Math and Science: What's the Point?
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=9698This 8-part video workshop covers all aspects of science assessment: embedded and authentic assessment techniques, integrated math/science assessment, and extensive information about assessment reform initiatives. This material is intended for K-12 teachers and is periodically offered as a free satellite broadcast through the Annenberg/CPB channel. Supplemental materials, such as a workshop guide, are available on this site for free downloading.Wed, 17 Mar 2010 03:00:03 -0500Intel Education Initiative: Free Teaching Tools and Resources
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=11043This site offers free technology, math, science, and language arts resources for K-12 educators with a special emphasis on project-based collaborative student-centered learning. Intel's 21st century teaching and learning resources are designed to facilitate critical thinking skills, and promote fun science learning activities and questions. The site includes online professional development courses, classroom ideas and lesson plans from other successful teachers, project starters, interdisciplinary learning projects which incorporate technology, digital/technology literacy tools, free curriculum materials, computer hardware information, and media-rich resources for math and science.Thu, 6 Aug 2009 03:00:01 -0500