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Title: Patterns in Nature
Url: http://polymer.bu.edu/java/
Creator: McGath, Gary
Trunfio, Paul
Publisher: Boston University. Center for Polymer Studies
Description: This page is a companion to the Exploring Patterns in Nature Curriculum Guides (see related pages) developed by the Center for Polymer Studies. It represents several basic Java Applets which illustrate basic concepts in statistical mechanics and fractals. Note that these programs do not necessarily match the software instructions in our curriculum guides. The guides were written to correspond to standalone software developed in the early 1990s. Since Apple Macintosh computers were most popular in schools at the time, we developed for that platform. Those programs were all Mac System 7 compatible and obviously are not OS X compatible. We have plans to breathe new life into these programs and curriculum.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling theory and methods
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Process skills
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Hypothesis testing
Mathematics -- Normal distribution
Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistical hypotheses
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Demonstrations
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Reference
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-31 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-13 12:30:22 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
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Resource URL Clicks: 10
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