Created by J. Laurie Snell of Dartmouth College, this site contains data sets to help teach a chance course and help students understand issues that may not be found in a standard statistics text. More specifically the data sets include: historical stock prices, quarterback rating data, Oklahoma Cit more
Created by authors Duckworth, McCabe, Moore and Sclove for W.H. Freeman and Co., this applet is designed to help students visualize p-value by allowing them to set null and alternate hypotheses, population parameters, and sample statistics. It accompanies "Practice of Business Statistics," but can b more
Created by Ginger Rowell of Middle Tennessee State University, this laboratory introduces students to the basics of the Minitab software. Students make use of a basic example (water consumption and temperature) to introduce students to manipulation of data, calculation of descriptive statistics, cre more
This activity has two major goals: (1) to give students experience with a variety of histograms of data, and (2) to help them better recognize different shapes and characteristics. Too often students only see one or two perfect examples (e.g., normal, right skewed) and have a difficult time describi more
This site, created by author Kyle Siegrist, consists of an integrated set of components that include expository text, applets, data sets, graphics, and other elements. Applets may also be used to build additional learning objects. The goal of this resource is to provide free, high quality, interacti more
This two-volume modern textbook for introductory calculus-based college physics courses emphasizes qualitative as well as quantitative reasoning, and puts heavy emphasis on atomic-level description and analysis. Its goals are to stress the basic principles of physics, engage students in modeling, an more
This resource guides the user through characteristics of circular motion. The same concepts and principles used to describe the motion of an object can also be used to describe and explain the motion of objects in circular pathways. This tutorial is broken into five sections addressing: the mechanic more
This web site presents materials on light, optics, color, and perception. Included are a wide range of activities and demonstrations that can be used in lecture or for student activities. Some activities use simple, inexpensive original devices and existing optical materials.