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.

2 May  Fri 
****Final Project**** from 35:30.
Be sure that your poster (one per group) is facing so that it is taller
than it is wider and is at most 2 feet wide. Bring your own beverage. If
you want to bring something to share, feel free  Dr. Sarah will
provide some snacks.
peer review,
self evaluation
Extra credit due.

29 Apr  Tues 
Your final project topic needs to be approved via messaging on ASULearn
(1st come first serve)
Abstract and Preliminary Bibliography due
as a posting to ASULearn (NOT email!) by 2pm as a
message or Personal Storage Space
attachment that I can read (text, Word, rtf).
Prepare to present your abstract orally in class.
****Project 6: Personal
Reflection**** Also prepare to share
something from each of the What is Mathematics readings
Dyscalculia: Maggie McKinney and Elisabeth Stemen
Economic Models: Sommer Barnes and Cody Blevins
History of Infinity: Sandra Byrd
History of Pi: Sarah Brower
History of Zero: Morgan Bosse and Danielle Mack
Mathetmatics and Body Weight/Nutrition: Cara Pittman
Mathematics and Cameras and Photography [Lighting Ratios, etc]: Dana Moyer
Mathematics and the Environment: Stephen Fogleman and Lillian Cherry
Mathematics of Medical Imaging: Andrew Goodnight
Mathematics and Mount Everest: Sean Leary
Mathematics and Music: Katy Conroy and Meg Hanna
Mathematics and Popular Culture: Allison Horton and Rachel Allen
Mathematics and Psychology: Donlee Likins
Mathematics in Rockclimbing: Lauren Lilley
Mathematics and Skydiving: Kayla Moose
Mathematics and Space: Deidra Beckey and Cat Hardwick
Mathematics and Sports: Gabriela Dickey and Joel McGhee
Mathematics and Theatre and Dance: Kerry Dunlap
Symmetry: Martha Routh
Vedic Mathematics: Colleen Croghan and Lauren Fabri
Visualization: Arden Piacenza and Ginny Kirk Andrews

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28 Apr  Mon 
Work on hw for Tuesday.
Bring your stock packet to lab.

24 Apr  Thur 
****Test 3****
study guide
Test 2 revisions due for a possible extra +3. Turn in your original test
along with revisions.
ASULearn Material Review Quiz is no longer available after the test.

22 Apr  Tues 
Study for Test 3 via the study guide
and write down any questions that you have.

21 Apr  Mon 
****Project 5:
Recent Statistics in the Media
****
Use the information within the classroom homework readings
from Thursday April 17, Tuesday April 8, and Monday April 7 in your
project.
Bring your previous statistics labs with you.

17 Apr  Thur 
Come to class prepared to share something from each of the following
Heart of Mathematics readings
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
Use this information to continue to work on Project 5 for next week

15 Apr  Tues 
Begin working on the hw readings for Thursday as well as Project
5 due Monday.

14 Apr  Mon 
Bring Heart of Mathematics and the
partially filled in
stock market sheet 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)

10 Apr  Thur 
Complete How Do You Know p. 169 Chapter 3 Section 3 # 25 part b, by
using the following lo, q1, median, q3, and hi
to sketch the boxplots and then answer 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

8 Apr  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.

7 Apr  Mon 
Bring your stock market sheet
filled to the "Stop here for now!!" part (we did this in lab), and your
graph stapled to it, and be sure your stock Excel file is on ASULearn.
Skim Chapter 3 Section 3 p. 156  163 of
How Do You Know and write down any questions
you have.

3 Apr  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

1 Apr  Tues 
Bring your draft of the Ben Franklin Report to class  if you have
a laptop, it suffices to bring it on there.
If you missed lab on Monday, your class data questionaire needs to be
completed by today.

31 Mar  Mon 
These are needed in lab:
ASULearn Anonymous Class Data Collection Questions 110.
stock market hw
You will need to print 1 graph in lab  be
sure that you have money on your card.

27 Mar  Thur 
****Test 2****
study guide.
ASULearn Material Review Questions for Test 2 is no longer available
after the test.

26 Mar  Wed 
Lisa will hold a review session starting
at 5:30pm, as part of her apprenticeship, in our usual classroom.

20 Mar  Thur 
Take a try of the ASULearn Material Review Questions for Test 2
and write down any questions that you have.
Look at the Test 2 study guide
and write down any questions that you have.
If you did not finish items 16
in class on Tuesday, be sure that you do for homework. Be
prepared to present your work.

18 Mar  Tues 
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.
Write up your findings and be sure to include the source of each rate.

17 Mar  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).
Complete the condo homework
[the first 1.5 pages].
Work on the Ben Franklin project, reallife rates, or other
upcoming homework.

6 Mar  Thur 
How Do You Know? p. 21 Exercise Set 1.2 numbers 8 and 10.
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?

4 Mar  Tues 
Jane and Joan
Put in $37 each month for 2 years, at 12.99% compounded monthly.
Compare this with putting in $37 and leaving it there for 2 years, at
12.99% compounded monthly. What is the total amount that you will end up
with in each case? How much of that is interest ($) in each case?
Bring How do you Know to class.

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

Feb 28  Thur 
Carefully read How Do You Know?
p. 1113 (the answer to You Try It 2.3 is on page 275)

Feb 26  Tues 
How Do You Know? p. 6 1.1 # 1, 13, 16, 17, 20.

Feb 25  Mon 
Bring How Do You Know? to lab.

Feb 18  25 
****Project 3: What is a Mathematician?
****
Prepare to present on Monday the 18th:
Leonardo DaVinci (14521519) by Katy, Meg, and Steve
Florence Nightingale (18201910) by Elisabeth, Maggie, and Martha
Srinivasa Ramanujan (18871920) by Lillian and Sommer
Prepare to present on Tuesday the 19th:
David Blackwell (1919  ) by Cara, Dana, Donlee, and Kelly
Mary Ellen Rudin (1924  ) by Andrew, Joel, and Lauren Lilley
John Nash (1928  ) by Allison, Lauren Fabri, and Rachel
Prepare to present on Thursday the 21st:
Stephen Hawking (1942  ) by Cat, Colleen, Deidra, and Sandi
Karen Uhlenbeck (1942  ) by Arden, Ginny Kirk, and Kayla
Prepare to present on Monday the 25th:
Danica McKeller (1975  ) by Danielle, Gabriela, Morgan, and Sarah
Terrence Tao (1975  ) by Cody, Kerry, and Sean

Feb 14  Thur 
If you have a laptop, bring it to class.
Bring test 1 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, as in points 1217 in
the presentation checklist.

Feb 12  Tues 
If you have a laptop, bring it to class.
Search the web to find a short quote about what mathematics is, and
bring the quote and the person's name to class.

Feb 11  Mon 
Read the following about
creative inquiry
Work on Project 3
in terms of the choice of mathematician and group
partners and be sure that you have your group and
mathematician approved by 6:30pm (only 1 mathematician per group 
firstcomefirstserved on ASULearn). Everyone must work in a group of
24 people.

Feb 7  Thur 
****Test 1****
study guide
ASULearn Material Review Quiz is no longer available after the test.

Feb 5  Tues 
Continue reviewing for test 1 and write down any questions you have.

Feb 4  Mon 
Come to lab prepared to share something from each of the following readings:
Heart of Mathematics p. 307319.
News Articles
Begin reviewing for Test 1 via the
study guide. The ASULearn Material
Review Quiz will be available Monday at the end of lab.

Jan 31  Thur 
Come to class prepared to share something from each of the following readings:
Heart of Mathematics p. 289299.
Shape
of the Universe
Jeff Weeks Interview

Jan 29  Tues 
****Project 2:
Earth and Universe****
Bring 1 child's ball per group (that you won't mind drawing on).



Jan 28  Mon 
Come to lab prepared to share something from the
2D Universes readings

Jan 24  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.

Jan 22  Tues 
****Project 1****
due by 3:45 pm
If you have a laptop, bring it to class.

Jan 17  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Perspective Drawing
and Round Earth
web readings.
If you have a laptop bring it to class.
Continue working on Project 1.

Jan 15  Tues 
Read through the Syllabus
accessible at this link online from the main web page. 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 binding contract between us.
Begin working on Project 1.
