## TN Biology II Standards - 2008-2009 Implementation

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Science Curriculum Standards

3216 - Biology IIInternet Resources

- Bar Graph - Enter data to create a bar graph, then manipulate the graph's maximum and minimum values
- Charts, Tables, and Graphs: Data Interpretation - some things to remember when doing problems based on data interpretation
- Circle Graph - Enter data categories and the value of each category to create a circle graph (similar to "Pie Chart" but the user can define the data set)
- Collecting and Analyzing Data - multiple-choice quiz [5 questions]
- Data Interpretation Games - Numerous activities on using and interpreting data - Activities include bar, pie and line graphs, data collecting and much more
- Data Interpretation Practice Test - [25 questions] practice reading tables and a variety of charts; column, pie, and pictogram - answers at the end of the test
- Data Picking - students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate
- Fun and Sun Rent-a-Car - students use tables, graphs, linear functions to solve a real-world problem
- Graphing Skills - What's the point? find the point on Quadrant I of a coordinate plane
- Heads I Win - predict the likelihood of tossing heads or tails and graphs the results of coin tosses
- The Hot Tub - This is a fun activity where students tell the story behind a graph and relate slope to rate of change.
- Interpreting Circle (Pie) Graphs - students practice by answering eight questions about the graph
- Interpreting Column Graphs - students practice by answering ten questions about the graph
- Interpreting Data - survey a small group by clicking on each of the children, turn the tally marks into two types of graphs and then go back and take a different survey
- Interpreting Data Quiz - after you finish the lesson above, take this quiz- Interpreting Data - multiple-choice quiz from Gencoe math [5 questions]
- Interpreting Line Graphs - explore line graphs.
- Magic Bullets: Chemistry vs. Cancer - In this activity students will work with data about cancer deaths. The purpose of the activity is to give students some experience in reading and interpreting graphs. There is a worksheet associated with the data sets [these two expired pages are from the Internet Archive known as the
Wayback Machine]- Piece Of Pie - display data using a circle graph
- Push Ups - collect data to put on a line graph
- Spy Guys Interactive - Understanding and Interpreting Graphs -
Lesson 10Stem and Leaf Plots

- Lesson designed to introduce students to stem-and-leaf plots
- Long Distance Airplanes - a stem-and-leaf plot lesson from Illuminations (rated 3rd-5th grade, but quite useful)
- Make a Stem-and-Leaf plot of the data you enter into the text area (ignore the warning about Internet Explorer, it works fine).
- Organizing Data in a Stem and Leaf Plot - a lesson plan from Annenberg CPB

- Making a Stem and Leaf Plot - An excellent interactive assignment can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Ordering a Stem and Leaf Plot - An excellent interactive assignment can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Grouping by Fives - An excellent interactive assignment can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Overview of Mean, Median, and Mode - presented as a discussion between student and mentor
- Overview of stem-and-leaf plot - a display that organizes data to show its shape and distribution [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the
Wayback Machine]- Stem-and-Leaf Plots - Their Construction and Use
-an overview followed by several suggested assignments- Stem and Leaf Plotter - an interactive applet that allow students to input data
- Stem-and-Leaf plots - from Purple Math
- Worksheet to accompany a "Stem-and-Leaf Plots" Lesson
- Using Graphs to Understand Data - quiz from Glencoe math [5 multiple-choice questions]
- What Percentage of your Class is Right or Left Handed? - a data collection and analysis class experiment

- Bar Graph - Enter data to create a bar graph, then manipulate the graph's maximum and minimum values
- Charts, Tables, and Graphs: Data Interpretation - some things to remember when doing problems based on data interpretation
- Circle Graph - Enter data categories and the value of each category to create a circle graph (similar to "Pie Chart" but the user can define the data set)
- Collecting and Analyzing Data - multiple-choice quiz [5 questions]
- Data Interpretation Practice Test - [25 questions] practice reading tables and a variety of charts; column, pie, and pictogram - answers at the end of the test
- Data Picking - students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate
- Graphing Skills - What's the point? find the point on Quadrant I of a coordinate plane
- Heads I Win - predict the likelihood of tossing heads or tails and graphs the results of coin tosses
- The Hot Tub - This is a fun activity where students tell the story behind a graph and relate slope to rate of change.
- Interpreting Circle (Pie) Graphs - students practice by answering eight questions about the graph
- Interpreting Column Graphs - students practice by answering ten questions about the graph
- Interpreting Data - survey a small group by clicking on each of the children, turn the tally marks into two types of graphs and then go back and take a different survey
- Interpreting Data Quiz - after you finish the lesson above, take this quiz- Interpreting Data - multiple-choice quiz from Gencoe math [5 questions]
- Interpreting Line Graphs - explore line graphs.
- Piece Of Pie - display data using a circle graph
- Push Ups - collect data to put on a line graph
- Spy Guys Interactive - Understanding and Interpreting Graphs -
Lesson 10Stem and Leaf Plots

- Organizing Data in a Stem and Leaf Plot - a lesson plan from Annenberg CPB

- Making a Stem and Leaf Plot - An excellent interactive assignment can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Ordering a Stem and Leaf Plot - An excellent interactive assignment can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Grouping by Fives - An excellent interactive assignment can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Stem and Leaf Plotter - an interactive applet that allow students to input data
- Worksheet to accompany a "Stem-and-Leaf Plots" Lesson
- Using Graphs to Understand Data - quiz from Glencoe math [5 multiple-choice questions]

- Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius - interactive problem from Annenberg
- Converting Length Measurements - use your knowledge of meters, centimeters and millimeters to answer questions to build a shed
- Finding the Mass of an Object - tutorial on using a triple-beam balance which includes questions to answer
- Finding the Volume of an Object - tutorial on using a graduated cylinder which includes questions to answer
- Platform Scales Addition - weigh several items and find the sum in hundredths of a gram
or- Platform Scales Subtraction - weigh several items and find the difference in hundredths of a gram
or- Teaching Measures - links to length, mass, or capacity activities and printables - good for using on an interactive whiteboard for a whole class activity
- Transparency Master - use this high quality picture of a block of metal on a triple beam balance as a review for your students
- Using a Graduated Cylinder - [L and mL] a whole class activity for reading a scale, estimating and converting between units
or- Using a Platform Scale - practice using scales like the one in a doctor's office, five Gregs will drop on the scale, waiting to be weighed, see how quickly you can weigh them
or- Using a Ruler - a whole class activity for reading a ruler, estimating and converting between units
or

- Adjustable Spinner - Students can create a game spinner with variable sized sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities. Parameters: Sizes of sectors, number of sectors, number of trials.
- Adjustable Spinner - Change the number of sectors and increase or decrease their size to create any type of spinner. Then, conduct a probability experiment by spinning the spinner many times. How does the experimental probability compare with the theoretical probability
- Analyzing game probabilities - five question multiple-choice quiz from Glencoe Math
- Basic Spinner - Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities. Parameters: Number of sectors, number of trials.
- Fun and Sun Rent-a-Car - students use tables, graphs, linear functions to solve a real-world problem
- Graphing Skills - What's the point? Find the point on the grid
- Marbles - Students learn about sampling with and without replacement by modeling drawing marbles from a bag. Parameters: Number and color of marbles in the bag, replacement rule.
- Million Dollar Mission - a mathematics fantasy
- Probability - five question multiple-choice quiz from Glencoe Math
- Practice with Data - answer five questions pertaining to collecting and organizing data
[This expired page is brought to you by the Internet archive, the Wayback Machine.]- Two Colors - Students choose between three boxes and choose one marble from the box to look at conditional probabilities. Parameters: Number of trials.
- Understanding Experimental Probability - Experiment with experimental probability using a fixed size section spinner, a variable section spinner, 2 regular 6-sided number cubes or design your own number cubes.
- Using Graphs to Understand Data - five question multiple-choice quiz from Glencoe Math

- Find Slope and y-Intercept - [15 slides] designed as a bellwork assignment, this show gives practice at reading slope and intercept from graphs
- How to Use the Slope Intercept Form (in Algebra) - explanation from Wiki How-to
- Learning about Rate of Change in Linear Functions Using Interactive Graphs - lesson plan from NCTM
- The Meaning of Slope and y-Intercept in the Context of Word Problems - explanation from Purple Math
- Practice Converting Linear Equations into Slope-Intercept Form - [11 slides] this show provides several opportunities for student practice - Expanded version of this show [25 slides]
- Rate of Change: Connecting Slope to Real Life - a lesson on using slope to find the rate of change accompanied by graphs and explanations
- Rate of Change Practice Problems - nine practice problems (including a graph to interpret) followed by an answer key
- Slope-Intercept Form - [12 slides] this show uses animation very effectively, provides examples and the chance for student response and invludes a great real-world application of slope-intercept
- Slope Intercept Jeopardy - this show is in Jeopardy format; with five categories each with five questions - good for a while class review
- Using the X and Y Intercept to Graph Linear Equations - This follow up to the lesson on rate of change deals with linear equations written in standard form rather than slope intercept form
- Finding the X Intercept and Y Intercept to Graph Standard Form Equations - five practice problems to practice using what was learned in the lesson above, followed by an answer key
- Writing Equation of a Line - [short opening promo included] video lesson from YourTeacher.com

- A Mathematical Droodle - Two Triples of Similar Triangles
or- Compass and Straightedge Construction of Similar Triangles - lesson plan from PlanetMath
- Connecting Geometry: Similar Triangles - Similar triangles can be very useful for measuring inaccessible objects. One method of doing this is called "shadow reckoning," which this page describes
- Indirect Measurement with Similar Triangles - this five page lesson plan describes how to use a mirror in making indirect measurements.
- Math Open Reference: Similar Triangles - interactive triangle lesson
or- Measuring Angles - use a virtual protractor
or- Proof Using Similar Triangles - four examples to print and use in your classroom
- Proportionality in Similar Triangles: A Cross-Cultural Comparison - a lesson plan from Convergence: a magazine of the Mathematical Association of America
- Protractor - learn how to position and read a protractor in order to measure an angle, and how to use either scale on the protractor
or- Similar Triangles - a 23 slide PowerPoint show which includes scaling factors
- Similar Triangles II - a 14 slide PowerPoint show
- Similar Triangles - explanation of the concept
- Similar Triangles - includes the AA rule and the RAR rule plus two videos
- Similar Triangles and Indirect Measurement - this worksheet gives a short review, an example and five practice problems
- Similar Triangles and the Pythagorean theorem - from Dave's Short Trig Course
- Strategies for Dealing with Similar Triangles - from Oswego City School District Regents Exam Prep Center
[This expired page is brought to you by the Internet archive, the Wayback Machine.]- Sum of Angles in a Triangle - students can explore this concept by moving the vertices of the triangle with pressed mouse button
or- Three Similar Triangles - a math droodle
or- Triangle Calculator - Enter values three of the six sides and angles of the triangle and the other three values will be computed. The number of significant values entered will determine the number of significant figures in the results.
- Understanding Scale Factors - Similar Triangles: Perimeters and Areas - When two triangles are similar, the reduced ratio of any two corresponding sides is called the scale factor of the similar triangles
- Using Similar Triangles and Rectangles - in this investigation, you can use similar triangles to estimate heights and distances that are difficult to measure directly
- Virtual Manipulative - Similar Triangles
or

- Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius - interactive problem from Annenberg
- Converting Length Measurements - use your knowledge of meters, centimeters and millimeters to answer questions to build a shed
- Finding the Mass of an Object - tutorial on using a triple-beam balance which includes questions to answer
- Finding the Volume of an Object - tutorial on using a graduated cylinder which includes questions to answer
- Platform Scales Addition - weigh several items and find the sum in hundredths of a gram
or- Platform Scales Subtraction - weigh several items and find the difference in hundredths of a gram
or- Teaching Measures - links to length, mass, or capacity activities and printables - good for using on an interactive whiteboard for a whole class activity
- Transparency Master - use this high quality picture of a block of metal on a triple beam balance as a review for your students
- Using a Graduated Cylinder - [L and mL] a whole class activity for reading a scale, estimating and converting between units
or- Using a Platform Scale - practice using scales like the one in a doctor's office, five Gregs will drop on the scale, waiting to be weighed, see how quickly you can weigh them
or- Using a Ruler - a whole class activity for reading a ruler, estimating and converting between units
or

- Find Slope and y-Intercept - [15 slides] designed as a bellwork assignment, this show gives practice at reading slope and intercept from graphs
- Graphs and charts - four different graphs and charts for you to consider
- Graphing Jeopardy Game - Review graphing terms and information this fun way.
- The Hot Tub - This is a fun activity where students tell the story behind a graph and relate slope to rate of change.
- Interactive Graphs - large number of interactive graphs related to social studies topics
- Interpreting Column Graphs - students practice by answering ten questions about the graph
- Interpreting Data - a five-question multiple-choice quiz
- Interpreting Line Graphs - explore line graphs.
- Practice Converting Linear Equations into Slope-Intercept Form - [11 slides] this show provides several opportunities for student practice - Expanded version of this show [25 slides]
- Push Ups - collect data to put on a line graph.
- Rate of Change: Connecting Slope to Real Life - a lesson on using slope to find the rate of change accompanied by graphs and explanations
- Rate of Change Practice Problems - nine practice problems (including a graph to interpret) followed by an answer key
- Slope-Intercept Form - [12 slides] this show uses animation very effectively, provides examples and the chance for student response and invludes a great real-world application of slope-intercept
- Slope Intercept Jeopardy - this show is in Jeopardy format; with five categories each with five questions - good for a while class review
- Using the X and Y Intercept to Graph Linear Equations - This follow up to the lesson on slope and rate of change deals with linear equations written in standard form rather than slope intercept form
- Finding the X Intercept and Y Intercept to Graph Standard Form Equations - five practice problems to practice using what was learned in the lesson above, followed by an answer key
- Using Data and Statistics - good graphs, however they are not interactive
- Using Graphs to Understand Data - a five-question multiple-choice quiz

- All That Data - use range, mean, median, and mode
- All That Data Two - describe graphs in terms of range, measures of central tendency, and distribution
- Comparing Properties of the Mean and the Median through the use of Technology - Using interactive software, students can compare and contrast properties of measures of central tendency, specifically the influence of changes in data values on the mean and median.

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