DUE Date

WORK DUE at the beginning of class or lab
unless otherwise noted.
Turn in work that meets the criterion in
Presenting Homework and Projects
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means that the assignment will receive a
numerical grade.

17 Dec  Wed 
****Final Project**** from 122:30.
Breaking Boards with your Bare Hands  the Math: Beth and Danger
Crime Scenes and Math: Coyia and Kate
DaVinci: Leigh Ann
Design in Nature: Anna B and Halie
Dyscalculia: Anna D and Tracy
Egyptian Mathematics: Jenna and Jessica
How To Make a Movie Blockbuster! Alex N.
History of Zero: Jessie
History of Pi: Melissa
Math and Cheerleading: Alex K.
Math and Gambling: Meghan
Mathematics and Medicine: Kerri
Math in Music: Kat and Meggie
Math of Snowboarding: Emily
Math and the Study of Viruses: Qaitlin
Statistics of the Civil War: Ben and Tim
Teaching Math Using Music: Anna S and Alisha
TouchMath: Lindsay
Water Stress in Africa: Tyler

9 Dec  Tues 
Prepare to present your
Final Project Abstract orally in class.

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8 Dec  Mon 
Bring your stock market info with you to lab and your calculator.

4 Dec  Thur 
Use class time to go to the library or Dr. Sarah's office.
At least one of your references for the final project must be a book
from one of these two places. I will be in my office during class.

2 Dec  Tues 
****Project 6: Personal
Reflection****
Bring Project 5 with you to class. Prepare to share something from both
Project 5 and Project 6.
Bring your finance and stats tests to class.

1 Dec  Mon 
Bring your stock market info with you to lab.

25 Nov  Tues 
****Test 3****
study guide

24 Nov  Mon 
Bring your statistics labs with you.
Continue reviewing for the test.
See the ASULearn forum posting about the option of taking the test at the
end of lab.

23 Nov  Sun 
Nic will hold a review session in room 108 beginning at 3pm.
Extra credit of +1 on your test if you attend. From Nic "There is a
possibility that security will forget to unlock the front doors, so if
you could tell your students to knock on the window if they can't get in."

20 Nov  Thur 
****Project 5:
Critiques of Recent Media and Designing Experiements
****
Examine the study guide
and take a try of the ASULearn Material Review
Questions for Test 3 and write down any questions that you have.
Our test review session in class will last as long as you have questions or
comments.

18 Nov  Tues 
ASULearn message me or write down (to turn in)
an analysis and critique (informal bullet points are fine) of
the information in these recent news
articles on the impact of young voters
by referring to specific content and page numbers in both books from
our homework readings on Tues Nov 4 and Thurs Nov 13 (see the assigned
readings below).

17 Nov  Mon 
Use the lab time to go to the Current Periodicals section on the lower
level of the library. At least one of your articles for Project 5 must be
from here.
Begin working on homework for Tuesday.
Begin working on Project 5 due Thursday.

13 Nov  Thur 
ASULearn message me or
write down (to turn in) something you found interesting, had a question on,
or disagreed with from each of the following 5 sections (informal bullet
points are fine)
in Heart of Mathematics
1) p. 57 "a look back"
2) p. 571572 and p. 576580
3) p. 585587 and "a look back" on p. 600
4) p. 613615 and p. 620623
5) p. 645658

11 Nov  Tues 
Review the lab from Monday and prepare to share from the
"leave for discussion" portions. Bring your lab with you to class.
Begin working on the readings for Thursday

10 Nov  Mon 
Bring the
stock market data from last
Monday to lab.
Read the linear regression reading for lab
If you didn't finish up the worksheet from class, be sure to do so,
along with How Do You Know Chapter 3 Section 4 #15 parts b) and c)

6 Nov  Thur 
Read about boxplots in How Do You Know and use
the following lo, q1, median, q3, and hi
to sketch three boxplots on the same graph.
Then answer p. 169 Chapter 3 Section 3 # 25 part b:
ABC [13.5, 14.4, 16.6, 17.2, 20.2]
CBS [13.1, 15.5, 16.35, 17.3, 21.9]
NBC [13.1, 13.6, 14.5, 15.0, 17.6]
Bring How Do You Know to class

4 Nov  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss How Do You Know
p. 166 section Chapter 3 Section 3 #6 on measures of center
Skim section Chapter 3 Section 1, p. 121  130
of How Do You Know and write down something
to share with the class.
Skim Chapter 3 Section 3, p. 156  163 of
How Do You Know and write down any questions
you have.
Bring your lab to class.

3 Nov  Mon 
These are needed in lab:
Stock Market homework.
You will need to print 1 graph in lab  be sure that you have money on
your card.

30 Oct  Thur 
****Test 2****
study guide

28 Oct  Tues 
Bring How Do You Know to class.
Take a try of the ASULearn Material Review Questions for Test 2 and write down any questions that you have. Our test review session in class will last as long as you have questions or comments.
Look at the
Test 2 study guide
and write down any questions that you have.

27 Oct  Mon 
Complete ASULearn Car Loan Practice Problem. Keep track of your answers and calculations on a sheet of paper to turn in  (if you scroll over an answer box after you submit it, you will receive feedback and hints, and you can resubmit the correct answers online).
Read p. 3637 in How Do You Know? and bring your workbook to
lab.

23 Oct  Thur 
****Project 4: Ben Franklin's Legacy****
Ben Franklin's Will  News
Article Web Readings
Ben Franklin's Will  Project 4
SelfEvaluation Checklist for
the Ben Franklin Report

21 Oct  Tues 
Skim p. 2427 in How Do You Know?
Search the web for information about the currency or money that exists
in the US and also how much personal or consumer debt or loans there are.
How about for the entire world? How about for North Carolina?

20 Oct  Mon 
How Do You Know? p. 21 Exercise Set 1.2 numbers 8 and 10.
Collect information that you receive in
the mail, search on the web
and/or go to a bank
to find recent interest rates on...
savings,
checking accounts,
cds (certificate of deposit),
credit card rates,
student loan rates,
house loan (mortgage) rates,
and car loan rates.
Summarize your findings and be sure to include the source of each rate.
Begin working on project 4 and bring your ideas and questions to lab.

14 Oct  Tues 
Jane and Joan
Begin working on homework for next week.

13 Oct  Mon 
Read Ben Franklin's Will  Web Reading
for Lab
How Do You Know? p. 21 Exercise Set 1.2 numbers 1 and 2.

9 Oct  Thur 
Carefully read How Do You Know? p. 1113
(the answer to You Try It 2.3 is on page 275)

7 Oct  Tues 
Practice Problems (to turn in)
How Do You Know? page 6 in section 1.1 # 1, 13, 16, 17, 20.

6 Oct  Mon 
Bring How Do You Know? and your calculator to all labs and classes
during the Personal Finance segment.
Begin working on homework for Tuesday.

29 Sept  2 Oct 
****Project 3: What is a
Mathematician?
****
Prepare to Present Your Digital Presentation on Monday:
Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci (11701250) by Kate, Jessica, and Meghan
Leonardo Da Vinci (14521519) by Anna D, Anna S, and Tracy
Galileo Galilei (1564  1642) by Alex K and Mason
Nicolaus Copernicus (14731543) by Ben and Tim
Prepare to Present Your Digital Presentation on Tuesday:
Rene Descartes (15961650) by Andrew and Jenna
Blaise Pascal (16231662) by Anna B. and Halie
Florence Nightingale (18201910) by Alex N., Emily, and Leigh Ann
David Blackwell (1919  ) by Coyia and Kerri
Prepare to Present Your Digital Presentation on Thursday:
Stephen Hawking (1942  ) by Beth, Danger, and Qaitlin
David X Cohen (1966  ) by Cat, Kevin, and Meggie
Danica McKellar (1975  ) by Jessie and Lindsay
Terrance Tao (1975  ) by Alisha, Leah, Melissa, and Tyler

25 Sep  Thur 
If you have a laptop, bring it to class.
Preliminary bullet points writeup for mathematician project
(1 per group). Create bullet points for,
Influences, Support, Barriers
and Diversity Issues, and Mathematical Style, and highlight related
quotations, as in points 1016 in the
presentation checklist.
Look for my ASULearn message to you that contains references to your
mathematician.

23 Sep  Tues 
Search the web to find a short quote about what mathematics is, and
bring the quote and the person's name to class  prepare to present it
in class and tell us why you chose that quotation.
You will regularly need your calculator in class and lab
for the rest ofthe semester. You may leave your geometry notes at home,
but do pull the Jeff Weeks worksheet
into your notes for this segment.
Your group and mathematician for
Project 3 must be approved on
ASULearn by the end
of the day (only 1 mathematician per group  firstcomefirstserved on
ASULearn). Everyone must work in a group of 24 people on this assignment.

22 Sep  Mon 
Read the following about
creative inquiry
Work on homework for Tuesday.

18 Sep  Thur 
****Test 1**** study guide
The ASULearn Material Review Quiz will no longer be available after the
test.

16 Sep  Tues 
Continue reviewing for test 1 via the study guide and the ASULearn
Material Review Quiz. Message me or write down (to turn in) at least
one related question or comment.

15 Sep  Mon 
Read through the following readings
and message me on ASULearn or write down (to turn in) two items that
you found interesting, disagreed with, had a question on, or wished
had been done:
Heart of Mathematics p. 307319.
News Articles
Begin reviewing for Test 1 via the
study guide. The ASULearn Material
Review Quiz will be available by Monday at the end of lab.

11 Sep  Thur 
Read through the following readings
and message me on ASULearn or write down (to turn in) two items that
you found interesting, disagreed with, had a question on, or wished
had been done:
Heart of Mathematics p. 289299.
Shape
of the Universe
Jeff Weeks Interview

9 Sep  Tues 
****Project 2:
Earth and Universe****
Bring a 1012 inch diameter child's ball  these are usually found in bins
in stores and cost a couple of dollars. Be sure that this ball is smooth,
can bounce, and that you won't mind writing on it during class.



8 Sep  Mon 
Read through the 2D Universes Readings
and message me on ASULearn or write down (to turn in) two items that
you found interesting, disagreed with, had a question on, or wished
had been done.
Continue working on project 2.
Obtain your child's ball for Tuesday.

4 Sept  Thur 
Obtain a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it),
a 3ring binder notebook, and a hole puncher.
Obtain 2 books from the bookstore:
purchase the How Do You Know? workbook
and obtain the hardcover rental Heart of Math book by showing
your class schedule.
Begin working on Project 2
and write down any questions you have.
If you have a laptop with a wireless connection, bring it to class.

2 Sept  Tues 
****Project 1**** due by 5:45 pm
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Round Earth web readings
If you have a laptop with a wireless connection, bring it to class.

28 Aug  Thur 
Search google for
Dr. Sarah, click on her page, and click on the MAT 1010 link and then the
Syllabus link.
Come prepared to share something you read and write down any
questions you have  the university considers this a legally
binding contract.
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Perspective Drawing
web reading.
If you have a laptop with a wireless connection, bring it to class.
Begin working on Project 1.
