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Websites for Collecting Data, Maps, and Charts

U.S. Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/

Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.odci.gov/

2001 World Fact Book - http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: National Center for Health Statistics - http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/

Regional Climate Centers - http://met-www.cit.cornell.edu/other_rcc.html

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - http://www.noaa.gov/

National Climatic Data Center - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

National Oceanographic Data Center - http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/

FedStats - http://www.fedstats.gov/

Federal Reserves - http://www.stls.frb.org/fred/

NSF Geosciences Integrated Earth Information Server (IEIS) - http://atm.geo.nsf.gov/

MIT Center for Space Research - http://space.mit.edu/

The TOPEX/POSEIDON Informational CD-ROM: Perspectives on an Ocean Planet - http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/tecd.html

StatLib: Datasets Archive - http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/
From the Carnegie Mellon University Statistics Department. Datasets from articles and books, and other sets submitted by readers.

United States Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Department of the Interior - http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/index.html
Locators & Catalogs, Collections, and Libraries include: Geodata (geographical information), Geologic Data, Geospatial Data, Water Data, and Water Use, etc.

TRACK & FIELD STATISTICS On-Line - http://www.sci.fi/~mapyy/tilastot.html


Teaching Resources for Collecting and Analyzing Data


Chance and Data in the News - http://www.themercury.com.au/nie/mathguys/mercindx.htm
Gives articles dealing with data and provides discussion questions for each.

WhaleNet - http://whale.wheelock.edu/
Focus is on whales and marine research

Project SkyMath - http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/staff/blynds/Skymath.html
This Web Page is designed for middle school mathematics teachers. It contains all of the information needed for teachers to use the 16 classroom activities of SkyMath, including the module itself.

Exploring Oceans of Data - http://mathforum.org/workshops/usi/dataproject/
This site contains data and projects for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12.

CIESE Online Classroom Projects - http://njnie.dl.stevens-tech.edu/currichome.html
CIESE sponsors and designs interdisciplinary projects that teachers throughout the world can use to enhance their curriculum through compelling use of the Internet, including projects that utilize realtime data available from the Internet.

The Chance Database - http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/
This data base contains materials designed help teach a Chance course or a more standard introductory probability or statistics course.

The Data and Story Library - http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/
DASL is an online library of datafiles and stories that illustrate the use of basic statistics methods.

The Data Library - http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum96/data.collections/datalibrary/
The Data Library contains lists of ongoing data-sharing projects as well as downloadable Clarisworks spreadsheets and other sources of data on the web.

Key Curriculum Press: List of Data sets - http://www.keypress.com/fathom/Data_Sets.html
Lists of links for data sets to download. Data links include Kentucky derby results, water levels of the Great lakes, weather sites, etc. Also be sure to check out the new Fathom! software while you are there!

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