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
****
means that the assignment will receive a
numerical grade.

14 Dec  Mon 
****Final Project**** from 122:30
extra credit opportunities

7 Dec  Mon 
Prepare to orally present your final project
abstract (like a commercial
or advertisement for your project). Be sure that
your topic has been preapproved as a message on ASULearn.
Art and Mathematics: Chelsea Brendle
Biology and Mathematics: Caroline Hager
Black Holes and Outer Space: Christina Kurpiel
Card Counting and Mathematics: Dan Simolke
Egyptian Mathematics: Will
Environment and Mathematics: Kristy O'shea
Health and Mathematics: Meg and Sarah
Music and Mathematics: Jessica
Knitting and Mathematics: Athena Duke
Psychological Aspects of Mathematics: Klaire Robertson
Weather and Mathematics: Christine Michaels and Laurie
Zero: Collincia Rouse

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3 Dec  Thur 
Take the ASULearn survey on anonymous advice for next semester.
Read the final project and
write down any questions.

1 Dec  Tues 
****Project 6: Personal
Reflection****

30 Nov  Mon 
Bring your stock "purchase" information to lab.
Begin working on Project 6.

24 Nov  Tues 
****Test 3****
study guide

23 Nov  Mon 
Take a try of the ASU Review Questions for Test 3.
Read the study guide.
Write down any questions you have and bring them to lab to ask me.

19 Nov  Thur 
****Project 5:
Critiques of Recent Media
****

17 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 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 3 and Thurs Nov 12 (see the assigned
readings below).
If you didn't finish the lab, complete it for homework.

16 Nov  Mon 
How Do You Know 3.4 #15 parts b) and c).
"Purchase" the same stock
you used in your stock graph.
Review the reading on
stock regression
Continue to bring your stock graph with you to class and lab.
Begin working on Project 5.

12 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

10 Nov  Tues 
Review the lab from Monday, complete the "Discussion Points Homework"
at the end of the lab, and prepare to share these.
Bring your completed lab and How Do You Know to class.

9 Nov  Mon 
Read
MSFT
conflicting graph viewpoints.
Bring your stock market graph
with you and if you did not complete this lab, then submit
your stock data Excel file to the
personal storage space on ASULearn.

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.
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]
Then answer p. 169 Chapter 3 Section 3 # 25 part b.
Bring How Do You Know to class

3 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.

2 Nov  Mon 
You will need money on your card to print 1 sheet from lab.
Read section 1.5 in the How Do You Know?
book to gain some familiarity with personal investments and stock information.
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 543544
(How to Get Rich Quick as a Stock Whiz).
Message me on ASULearn or write down to turn in
2 items that you found interesting,
that surprised you, or that you disagreed with.
Find the stock symbols of 3 companies you are interested in "buying" 
for example, you might search
finance.yahoo.com/l for stocks with certain names
(note that the search features are not very user friendly)
(that last letter is the letter "l" not the number 1)
www.google.com
"stock symbol" "COMPANY NAME"
where COMPANY NAME is
the name of the company that you are interested in.

29 Oct  Thur 
****Test 2****
study guide

27 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.

26 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.

22 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

20 Oct  Tues 
Skim p. 2427 in How Do You Know?
Search the web for information about personal or consumer debt or
loans in the US.
How about for the entire world? How about for North Carolina?
Also search for information about the federal deficit.
Report back on what you found.

19 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.
Read through project 4 under Thursday's due date
and bring your ideas and questions to lab.

13 Oct  Tues 
Complete the Jane and Joan assignment on ASULearn
Begin working on homework for next week.

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

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

6 Oct  Tues 
Practice Problems (to turn in):
How Do You Know? page 6 in section 1.1 # 1, 13, 16, 17, 20.
In order to save paper, I recommend writing in the workbook.
Bring your scientific calculator.

5 Oct  Mon 
Bring your scientific calculator to all labs and classes
during the personal finance segment.
Begin working on homework for Tuesday.

28 Sep  1 Oct 
****Project 3: What is a
Mathematician?
****
Leonardo da Vinci (14521519): Christina, Christine, David, and Laurie
Thomas Fuller (17101790): Amanda and Jessica
Maria Agnesi (17181799): Athena, Caroline, Kelsey and Sarah
Alan Turing (19121954): Kristal, Michael and Molly
David Blackwell (1919): Derrick and Will
John Nash (1928): Dave and Drew
Stephen Hawking (1942) : Chelsea, Collincia, Josh and Ritchie
Bill Gates (1955): Klaire, Kristy and Meg
David X Cohen (1966): Dan, Joe and Joe

24 Sep  Thur 
Prepare to tell us the name of your (approved) mathematician
and why you chose them.
Look for my ASULearn message to you that contains references for your
mathematician. Use my references and others you find
to find quotations and information related to the themes and
questions listed on
Project 3. Bring in your
answers so that I can give you feedback.

22 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 of the semester. You may leave your geometry notes at home.
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.

21 Sep  Mon 
Read the following about
creative inquiry
I will bring this handout for you, but
skim The Proof so that
you know what questions to answer while we are watching the video (which
will begin promptly at 5pm since it is exatly 50 minutes long).
Work on homework for Tuesday.

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

15 Sep  Tues 
Examine the study guide
for the test and message me or write down at least one question or comment for a review session during class. Recall that the advice from last semester's students was to know everything on the study guide.
Take a try of ASULearn Material Review Quiz [participation requires at least one try of the quiz, but the specific grade does not matter.]

14 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.
Begin reviewing for Test 1 via the
study guide. The ASULearn Material
Review Quiz will be available by Monday at the end of lab.

10 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

8 Sep  Tues 
****Project 2:
Earth and Universe****
Bring 1 child's ball per group (that you won't mind drawing on).



3 Sep  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.

1 Sep  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Round Earth
web readings.
****Project
1****
due by 4 pm
If you have a laptop with a wireless connection, bring it to class.

31 Aug  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.
Work on project 1.

27 Aug  Thur 
Read through the Syllabus
which is online  search google for
Dr. Sarah, click on my 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 binding contract between us.
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Perspective Drawing
web reading.
