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Minerva 2004, The Honors College
Minerva 2004, The Honors College
Minerva
This issue of Minerva includes an article on HON 350: An Introduction to Functional Genomics; an article on the creation and inaugural year of HON 180: A Cultural Odyssey; a profile on Honors alumnus, Charles Stanhope and his 2004 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture; and interviews with Allison Kelly, Jessica Hudec, and Jennifer Merchant on their experiences as Honors studentathletes.
Driven By Data, Larry Bedgood
Driven By Data, Larry Bedgood
Lesson Plans
Students should enjoy the experience of creating/designing their forms on the computer using WORD and EXCEL software. Students will use calculators at first to sum and find statistics, and later use EXEL and should be able to conclude it was easier to use EXCEL because or the additional reporting opportunities. Students will be exposed to work in STELLA.
Jeopardy Powerpoint Game, Scott Koch
Jeopardy Powerpoint Game, Scott Koch
Lesson Plans
This is a project that I modified to fit my needs. It can be easily modified, and is a good way to squeeze in some differentiated instruction. Have fun!
An Investigation Of Secondary Teachers’ Knowledge Of Rate Of Change In The Context Of Teaching A StandardsBased Curriculum, Jihwa Noh
Dissertations
This study investigated teachers' mathematical content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge with respect to rate of change in the context of teaching a Standardsbased high school mathematics curriculum that emphasizes rate of change as a central theme, the CorePlus Mathematics Project (CPMP) materials. A framework was designed to provide a comprehensive guide for analyzing different aspects of rate of change knowledge incorporating existing frameworks relative to rate of change, NCTM recommendations described in Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics andPrinciples and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM, 2000), and research related to pedagogical understanding of rate of change.
Data ...
Education In The Environment: A HandsOn Student Research And Outdoor Learning Experience: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending November 30, 2004, Margaret N. Rees
Education In The Environment: A HandsOn Student Research And Outdoor Learning Experience: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending November 30, 2004, Margaret N. Rees
Reports (PLI Education)
During the past threemonths, the focus of the university’s efforts has been 1) making progress on the hiring of permanent project managers for the Education in the Environment Strategy and the Forever Earth / Wonderful Outdoor World on the Water (WOW) projects; 2) completing legal review of the cooperative agreement and standard operating procedures required for the university to assume operations of the Forever Earth vessel; and 3) writing curriculum for the WOW and Forever Earth projects.
Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: November 16, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center
Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: November 16, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center
Reports (RRLC)
 Introductions (5 min.)
 Approval of Minutes from October 19 Meeting (5 minutes)
 Presentation of Biology Curriculum Strands – Paul Buck (15 min.)
 Discussion of Possible Advisory Board Structures – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
 Update from Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom (20 min.)
 Discussion of Student Risk Analysis/Liability Issues (15 min.)
 Standing Reports (10 minutes)
A. UNLV/CESU Update – Nancy Flagg
B. BLM Update – Michael Reiland  Committee Reports (5 min.)
A. Building Committee – Angie Lara  Open Discussion / New Business (5 min.)
A. January Meeting – Tuesday, January 18, 10:30 a.m., UNLV Paradise
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B. Core Curriculum Handout
Geosciences Newsletter  2004, Department Of Geosciences
Geosciences Newsletter  2004, Department Of Geosciences
Geological and Environmental Sciences News
Vol. 1, No. 29
 Mohamed Sultan, Chairperson
 Faculty News
 Emeriti News
 Department News
 Graduate Student News
 Awards & Graduations
 Alumni News
 Field Trips
 Outstanding Alumni Academy
 Special Honor
 New Faces in the Geosciences
Inside Unlv, Cate Weeks, Carol C. Harter, Holly Ivy De Vore, Gian Galassi, Diane Russell
Inside Unlv, Cate Weeks, Carol C. Harter, Holly Ivy De Vore, Gian Galassi, Diane Russell
Inside UNLV
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Using An Atwood Machine To Determine The Acceleration Due To Gravity, Steve Whitman
Using An Atwood Machine To Determine The Acceleration Due To Gravity, Steve Whitman
Lesson Plans
Use An Atwood Machine To Determine The Acceleration Due To Gravity
Studying The Circulatory System, Kristin Schwartzmeyer
Studying The Circulatory System, Kristin Schwartzmeyer
Lesson Plans
Agent sheets will allow a simulation of how blood circulates throughout the body and how oxygen is picked up and delivered to cells in the body.
Discovering Sinusoidal Relationship, Wilson Burgos
Discovering Sinusoidal Relationship, Wilson Burgos
Lesson Plans
Students will discover a sinusoidal relationship between variables in a real world problem, discover that changes in the initial velocity have an effect on the graph’s period.
Baseballs And Quadratic Equations, David Peters
Baseballs And Quadratic Equations, David Peters
Lesson Plans
The objective of this lesson is for students to see the relationship between the simulation of a real life situation modeled with the Interactive Physics software, the path of a thrown baseball, and the description of the path with a quadratic equation.
Formulas And The Solver Application Using Ti Calculators, Henry Elich
Formulas And The Solver Application Using Ti Calculators, Henry Elich
Lesson Plans
Have students be able to use formulas for any Math or Science formula using the problem solver application on the TI 84 calculator. The students should be able to use this application to solve a problem that has a new formula.
Number And Numberation Lesson Using Ti Calculator, Helen Fox
Number And Numberation Lesson Using Ti Calculator, Helen Fox
Lesson Plans
Students will be able to convert fractions, decimals, and percents using the TI84 to solve applications. The TI84 will provide the student with an easier, faster way to solve applications involving converting fractions, decimals, and percents AND serve as a strategy to check work.
Graphing Quadratic Equations Using A Ti Calculator, Brian Bizzigott
Graphing Quadratic Equations Using A Ti Calculator, Brian Bizzigott
Lesson Plans
Students will display the ability to accurately graph a quadratic equation.
Probability Introduction, John Haag
Probability Introduction, John Haag
Lesson Plans
Students will appreciate the math that goes into games of chance
Students will understand the difference between theoretical and experimental probabilities
Students will show confidence in predicting what will happen in a game
Using Sales To Understand Math Concepts With Ti Calculator, Thomas Demond
Using Sales To Understand Math Concepts With Ti Calculator, Thomas Demond
Lesson Plans
To model equations that are used everyday by construction sales people to compute the cost of a job. To have students be able to construct models that represent real world problems in engineering, and determine a valid answer.
How Is The Calculator Good At Comparing Data?, Wilson Burgos
How Is The Calculator Good At Comparing Data?, Wilson Burgos
Lesson Plans
Objectives: Students will use the graphing calculator to:
• engage in the process of statistical investigation, make conjectures, predictions, and conclusions based on statistical analysis.
• construct numerous plots in a relatively short amount of time.
• compare data using boxandwhiskers plots.
• compare data using statistical measures such as minimum, maximum, lower and upper quartiles, median, and range.
• consider the influence of extreme values in a set of data.
Uncertainty In Everyday Situations, Kim Lombard
Uncertainty In Everyday Situations, Kim Lombard
Lesson Plans
Students use ideas of uncertainty to illustrate that mathematics involves more than exactness when dealing with everyday situations.
Modeling Real World Problems With Equations, Kim Meek
Modeling Real World Problems With Equations, Kim Meek
Lesson Plans
The students use the TI84 to create graphs and tables for several power models (y = ax^{2} , y = ax^{3} …etc) to learn the general shape of the curves and identify the patterns in the tables. In addition, they compare and contrast these tables and graphs to linear and exponential models. Then, students draw conclusions about the symbolic rules and the patterns found in the graphs and tables.
Decay Ratios, Brian Mccue
Decay Ratios, Brian Mccue
Lesson Plans
Objective: Students will be able to examine the ratios of parent material to decay product and by knowing this ratio will be able to determine the age of the material by referring to the half life of the material and the aforementioned ratio.
Modeling A Proposed Layout Using Ti Calculator, Annette Pennella
Modeling A Proposed Layout Using Ti Calculator, Annette Pennella
Lesson Plans
Students will be able to apply area formulas of the rectangle, square and circle, to section off a gymnasium for an athletic event. The students will produce a scaled diagram (blueprint) of the gymnasium to use as a reference tool to accommodate as many sections for tournament rings as possible, the judges’ table, and an area for a concession stand to fit into the specified size gymnasium.
The modeling tool will make the students preplan the layout of the gym, requiring them to use formulas and create a logical scale to for their blueprint. The blueprints will assist the students ...
Studying Heat Using Ti Calculator, Sean Metz
Studying Heat Using Ti Calculator, Sean Metz
Lesson Plans
Objective: The objective of this lesson will be to give the students an understanding of how the specific heat of a particular substance affects its ability to be heated and retain heat. The student’s will use the calculators to construct data tables as well as graphs. They will also use the calculators and the graph to answer questions at the end of the procedure.
What Effects The Coefficients Have On Quadratic Equations, David Peters
What Effects The Coefficients Have On Quadratic Equations, David Peters
Lesson Plans
The objective of the lesson is for students to understand what effects the coefficients a, b, and c have on the graph of a standard quadratic equation of the form y=ax2+bx+c. The first lesson will investigate what the coefficient a does.
Potential Energy/Kinetic Energy, David Rogers
Potential Energy/Kinetic Energy, David Rogers
Lesson Plans
Objectives:
Students will:
1. use modeling to calculate the spring constant of a super ball
2. use modeling to predict the elastic bounce (spring constant of other balls)
This will help the student understand the elastic potential energy, kinetic energy, restoring force of a ball bounced at an angle, period, frequency of springs in simple harmonic motion Modeling will allow students to graph, visualize the phenomenon of elasticity. Using the graph – predict the height of a bounced ball or determine the spring constant of different balls. Students will use TI 83, 84 calculators to find vectors using the sci tools ...
Graphing Equation Lines, Jessica Phillips
Graphing Equation Lines, Jessica Phillips
Lesson Plans
How do you use the TI graphing calculators to graph lines from equations? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a graphing calculator to answer questions about linear relationships?
Reaction Rates, Frank Rinere
Reaction Rates, Frank Rinere
Lesson Plans
Students will gather information on reaction rates through measurement, organize the data and determine the relationship that exists. They will support their findings using graphing and a linear regression.
Data Analysis And Probability Problems, Halley Zand
Data Analysis And Probability Problems, Halley Zand
Lesson Plans
Modeling with TI is easy learning and attractive; Models created by TI have graphical pictures and they are memorable and understandable; In TI parameters are changeable so models can be used as dynamic models; With TI students can work with entire of classroom and do brainstorming easily
Investigating Density, Lorraine Sheck
Investigating Density, Lorraine Sheck
Lesson Plans
Students will use the linear regression analysis application on the TI84 graphing calculator to model the nature of density as a unique physical property of a substance. They will understand that density is a characteristic property of matter that is often used by chemists to identify a substance and as such, the value for the density of a particular substance does not change regardless of how large or small the sample size is.
Estimating Population Size, Kristin Schwartzmeyer
Estimating Population Size, Kristin Schwartzmeyer
Lesson Plans
Students will gain an understanding of how biologists working in the field obtain data; analyze that data; and present data.