Links we accessed in class (or *tried* to access):

**Grade 9**

Bill Nye on the scale of the planets and the distances between them

If the moon were replaced by other planets

If the moon were situated at the same distance as the ISS

Running the numbers, Chris Jordan

Numberphile, the Enigma machine

How a measles outbreak spreads (a simulation). Run more than once.

More misleading graphs (incroyable, n'est ce pas?)

**Grade 10**

Math 10 Foundations and pre-calculus online quizzes (eng., online courses) - free

Online tutoring on YouTube (FortBend Tutoring, some students find it helpful)

Wolfram Alpha - computational knowledge engine

Edudata - provincial exam statistics for Moscrop

A website with lessons provided by the Coquitlam School district:

http://www.sd43.bc.ca/Resources/ParentResources/math/10/Pages/default.aspx

A website with videos (looks like a khan academy repository, grouped by topic): Mathmaster

**Other links:**

**Bored and brilliant **- a plan for smartphone addiction rehab

Have smartphones destroyed a generation?

Statistics Canada research documents on education budgets in various provinces: http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/olc-cel/olc.action?ObjId=81-595-M2013099&ObjType=46&lang=en&limit=0

Table Top Whale - A science illustration blog. Charts, infographics, illustrations. Tres interessant:-)

Dan Ariely on cheating and stealing

Conformity quotes http://fiveminutevacations.com/Blog/we-are-what-we-think-i-think/

How (not) to argue and what to say

Wait but why - numbers and statistics about anything and Everything!

Things to do with stuff (hacking everyday objects)

We were bullies - nothing to do with mathematics, but since I know for certain that you will all see some bullying in your lives...

World population cartogram - 2015

Less wrong ("a blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality")

What ... no Big Bang? (for realz :-) )

Petit cours d'autodefense intelectuelle

Population pyramids in various countries

Overdevelopment, overpopulation, overshoot - the book

PHET simulations (science and mathematics)

Self-esteem vs. self-compassion

Too dumb for democracy? (CBC Ideas podcast)

Mistakes in mathematics and the brain (youtube video; there's in fact a whole series on how the brain learns mathematics which I highly recommend)

The Nizkor Project - thorough debunking of claims made by Holocaust denialists.

PowerPoint is killing critical thinking (article in The Guardian UK)

Why graphing calculators (still) cost so much

Mass shootings in USA- a powerful visualization

Source data from Mass Shooting Tracker

and, in the interest of science, an opposing view:

Mass shootings may be tragic, but they're not that frequent

Robert Bjork - The future of learning

Mathematics and computers acko.net

xkcd The One (the mathematics of Soul Mates)