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Troutner, Joanne – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Discusses some of the variables teachers must consider when using computer software in the science classroom. Describes eight commercially available computer programs that are designed to teach problem solving in science. Includes the producer's address, the grade level for which the program was written, and a critique. (TW)

Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews

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Canham, Geoffrey W. Rayner – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Discusses some of the variables teachers should consider when selecting scientific word processing software. Briefly describes some of the attributes of 17 software packages that were developed to accommodate scientific formulae and chemical structures. Provides the names and addresses of the respective software producers. (TW)

Descriptors: Chemical Nomenclature, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews

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Smith, Richard L., Ed. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

Reviews three software programs: "Fraction Fuel-Up"; "Explorations in Chemistry"; and "Locus." Includes information on: instructional orientation, educational level, systems package, publisher, program description, strengths and weaknesses, applications, and recommendations for improvement. Includes a general critique statement in the summary…

Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Computer Software Reviews

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Touvelle, Michele; Venugopalan, Mundiyath – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

Describes a computer program, "Activation Energy," which is designed for use in physical chemistry classes and can be modified for kinetic experiments. Provides suggestions for instruction, sample program listings, and information on the availability of the program package. (ML)

Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Simulation, Computer Software

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Filimonov, Rossen; Kreith, Kurt – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1992

Describes the Plane Geometry System computer software developed at the Educational Computer Systems laboratory in Sofia, Bulgaria. The system enables students to use the concept of "algorithm" to correspond to the process of "deductive proof" in the development of plane geometry. Provides an example of the software's capability…

Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Algorithms, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development

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Scheuermann, Larry – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Provides a short BASIC program, RANVAR, which generates random variates for various theoretical probability distributions. The seven variates include: uniform, exponential, normal, binomial, Poisson, Pascal, and triangular. (MVL)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Venugopalan, Mundiyath – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Considers the development of a computer program for interactive, screen-oriented problem solving. Provides theoretical background and program development to determine internal energy, heat capacity, and entropy. Lists the program written in BASIC for Apple II computers. (MVL)

Descriptors: College Science, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software

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Calle, Carlos I.; Wright, Lavonia F. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Lists a program for a simulation of Rutherford's gold foil experiment in BASIC for both Apple II and IBM compatible computers. Compares Rutherford's model of the atom with Thompson's plum pudding model of the atom. (MVL)

Descriptors: Atomic Structure, Atomic Theory, College Science, Computer Graphics

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Mandell, Alan – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Provides a software program for determining PI to the 15th place after the decimal. Explores the history of determining the value of PI from Archimedes to present computer methods. Investigates Wallis's, Liebniz's, and Buffon's methods. Written for Tandy GW-BASIC (IBM compatible) with 384K. Suggestions for Apple II's are given. (MVL)

Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Offers several LOGO programs to study the behavior of simple nonlinear systems. Suggests that LOGO is an excellent tool for studying chaotic systems. Offers suggestions for different forms of LOGO. Builds upon programs presented in a previous article. (MVL)

Descriptors: Chaos Theory, College Mathematics, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation

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Pizarro, Antonio – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Provides a listing of a software graphics program that investigates the law of reflection and Snell's law of refraction. Written in BASIC for the Apple II personal computer. (MVL)

Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Provides several examples of the use of Logo in working with fractions and manipulating vectors. Includes an exercise which deals with the relationship between the two and several exercises which address various problems using different kinds of fractions. (TW)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Venugopalan, Mundiyath – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Lists a BASIC program which computes the equilibrium constant as a function of temperature. Suggests use by undergraduates taking a one-year calculus-based physical chemistry course. Notes the program provides for up to four species, typically two reactants and two products. (MVL)

Descriptors: Chemical Equilibrium, Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, College Science

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Schaefer, Paul – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Provides a program listing in True BASIC which constructs several kinds of matrices: (1) matrices with integral entries that have inverses that have integral entries; (2) matrices with integral entries that have inverses that are rational numbers with reasonable denominators; and (3) matrices with integral entries and prescribed integer…

Descriptors: Algebra, College Mathematics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software

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Downes, Michael – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Uses a LOGO program and probability to solve systems of equations. Provides a physical model and a LOGO model. Lists programs and explains the methodology used. (MVL)

Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education

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