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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.eduThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1Whatcom Online Math Center Free Courses
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=25811The online math center at Whatcom Community College is intended for a range of audiences, particularly students looking for additional assistance on a variety of math subjects from geometry to calculus. The materials offered here are divided into five areas: Learning Math, Teaching Math, Math Resources, Calculators, and Math Events. This first area offers visitors a look over high-quality links to external mathematics instruction sites, information about scholarships for students studying math, and much more. Moving on, Teaching Math includes a link to the LiveMath software package. This neat tool enables the user to visualize mathematical concepts on the computer in areas such as linear algebra and fractals.Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:34:15 -0500National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Lessons & Resources
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=18656This website is an excellent resource for math teachers teaching any age and level of students. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), "support[s] teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students through vision, leadership, professional development and research." Visitors interested in making math fun will certainly want to read the lead article on the homepage of the Lessons and Resources section, "Learn Ways to Evaluate Math Games," as it not only helps with game evaluation, but also provides links to good free games. Below the lead article are categories for Elementary, Middle School and High School math. Each category has a publication especially for those grade levels, with current and archived issues available. Also on the homepage of the Lessons and Resources section, visitors will find Family Corner, Teaching Tips, and Lessons and Teaching.Mon, 6 Feb 2012 03:00:03 -0600Aviation 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 -0500Juice Challenge Part 3
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16464This activity for high school students from the Florida Advanced Technological Education (FL-ATE) Center asks students to figure out the number of individual containers, boxes and pallets of orange juice that will be loaded onto a train car. This activity is the third in a series of three (which may also be found on FL-ATE's site) which ask students to redesign a product's packaging. The lesson asks students to use math, science and engineering to come up with the correct answer. This is the third part of a three-part activity, begun here.Tue, 22 Feb 2011 03:00:03 -0600The Mathematical Association of America: MathDL
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=17044The Mathematical Association of America presents MathDL, an online collection providing a space for the MAA community to share research and learning materials. The site includes a math dictionary, recent news, MAA reviews and classroom capsules. Users should register with the site to receive full access to materials.Mon, 21 Feb 2011 03:00:02 -0600Mathematical Physics (MathPages)
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16392This site includes a number of mathematical lessons that relate directly to physics topics. Each link provides a short example that would provide helpful supplemental materials in mathematics or science education (particularly in physics or astronomy curriculum). The lessons cover a variety of topics like gravity, motion, waves and astronomy.Wed, 9 Feb 2011 03:00:02 -0600Simplifying Algebraic Expressions: Addition and Subtraction
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16144This learning object from Wisc-Online covers simplifying algebraic expressions using addition and subtraction. The unit's activities include defining the terminology associated with algebraic expressions, using the fundamental laws of algebra in simplifying those expressions, and removing the symbols of grouping and changing the signs of appropriate terms. Practice questions are also included.Thu, 3 Feb 2011 03:00:02 -0600Simplifying Algebraic Expressions: Division
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16145This learning object from Wisc-Online covers simplifying algebraic expressions using division. The unit's activities include defining the terminology associated with algebraic operations, using the fundamental laws of algebra in simplifying algebraic expressions, removing the symbols of grouping and changing the signs of the appropriate terms to simplify algebraic expressions. Practice questions are also included.Wed, 2 Feb 2011 03:00:01 -0600Simplifying Algebraic Expressions: Multiplication
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16146This learning object from Wisc-Online covers simplifying algebraic expressions using multiplication. The unit's activities include defining the terminology associated with algebraic operations, using the fundamental laws of algebra to simplify those expressions, removing the symbols of grouping and changing the signs of the appropriate terms to simplify expressions. Practice questions are also included.Tue, 1 Feb 2011 03:00:01 -0600Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Addition or Subtraction Method
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16148This learning object from Wisc-Online covers solving systems of linear equations using the addition or subtraction method. The unit looks at the common solution to simultaneous linear equations (also referred to as "system of linear equations"). Practice questions are also included.Mon, 31 Jan 2011 03:00:03 -0600Super Computation: An AHA Moment
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16151In this interactive activity from Wisc-Online, the mathemagician will "magically" add numbers written on a virtual chalkboard. Students are challenged to figure out the mathematical "trick" that is being used in the activity, which is explained at the end of the exercise.Fri, 28 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Math 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 -0600Fibonacci Nim
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16192This unit from Illuminations includes three related mathematical lessons. The first lesson, "Number Representations," has students learn about converting decimal numbers to numerals. Students also learn about the Fibonacci representation. The second lesson, "Static Nim," introduces an educational game that involves numbers and graphing. The third lesson, "Optimal Strategies," expands upon the previously introduced game. The material is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 5 class periods to complete.Tue, 11 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 -0600