In this talk we will explore online Java applets and Flash animations that can be used in mathematics classes for visualizing mathematical concepts and performing interactive computations.

Course | Technology | Example |
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Algebra I, II | Flash Animation | Miller/O'Neill/Hyde's Developmental Mathematics Series - Dynamic Math Animations |

Statistics I | Java Applet | Introduction to Probability Models |

Statistics I | Java Applet | Normal Distribution Calculator |

Finite Mathematics | Javascript Graphics | Linear Programming Grapher |

Precalculus I | Flash Animation | Introduction to the vertex form of a quadratic function |

Precalculus II | Java Applet | The graph of y = sin x |

Calculus I | Java Applet | Cumulative area |

Calculus III | Maple | Maple-generated animations |