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Reform Calculus Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents a wide range of tools and exercises for calculus teachers and interested students. Included are links to many activities, projects, capsules and resources.

Visual Calculus part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection was designed for instructors to give some ideas how technology, in particular, computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas ...

GEO-Logic: Stream Discharge Rates - Rappahannock River Station part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage from SERC features GEOLogic questions, which are puzzles that were developed to support students understanding of geoscience concepts while challenging them to develop better logic and ...

Two streams, two stories: How Humans Alter Floods and Streams part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this class activity, students determine the discharge of a 100-year flood for two human-impacted streams. This activity supports the quantitative concepts of recurrence intervals, floods and ...

A View from the Back of the Envelope part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website is devoted to different methods of approximation. The site describes using orders of magnitude, scaling, simplifying numbers, exponential notation, and Fermi questions. Included with the ...

A View from the Back of the Envelope: Fermi Questions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website describes Fermi questions used to make rough approximations. The site contains links to a collection of Fermi questions as well as miscellaneous Fermi question information.

Principles of Learning Statistics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage is one chapter in an online article about how students learn statistics. Research in the areas of psychology, statistical education, and mathematics education is reviewed. Research ...

Solving Equations part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This section of S.O.S. MATHematics illustrates the process of solving equations of various forms. It also demonstrates how to check an answer three different ways: algebraically, graphically, and ...

Significant Figures part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Users of this interactive site can practice determining the number of significant figures in a given number. The game offers twelve different numbers for which the number of significant figures has ...

Online Conversion - Convert just about anything to anything else part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website calculates conversions for everything from flow rate and power to clothing sizes and cooking volumes. Units converted include astronomical, area, angles, acceleration, density, energy, ...

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