Isaac Santa
GE184P
11/2/2015
INFORMATIONTECHNOLOGYPROJECT 1
Prime Numbers and Computer Encryption Codes
Skill Level I
Problem
Use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to find all the prime numbers less than 100.
(a) What is the largest prime number that you will nee

Isaac Santa
GE184P
11/2/2015
THOUGHTPROJECT 5
Colors
Skill Level I
Problem
Design an experiment that uses color to modify human behavior.
I. Understand the Problem
(a) Discuss how the graph of wavelengths versus eye sensitivity relates to
this problem.
A.

Isaac Santa
GE184P
11/2/2015
THOUGHTPROJECT 11
Ratios and Proportions
Skill Level I
Problem
The instructor of an introductory computer course wants to make a wall chart
of a computer desktop for her students. To make it as realistic as possible,
she would

Isaac Santa
GE184P
10/26/2015
THOUGHTPROJECT 12
Temperature Scales
Skill Level I
Problem
You are an American exchange student planning to study in Florence, Italy,
during the winter term. In preparation for your trip, you consult the Italian
schools Web s

THOUGHTPROJECT 16
Applied Math Skill Check
1. Identify the units on x in each of the following equations.
(a) x = yz (both y and z are measured in feet)
A. When we multiply a distance by a distance, we get an area. So if y is in
feet and z is in feet, the

Isaac Santa
GE184P
10/26/2015
THOUGHTPROJECT 17
Global Warming and the Ozone Layer
Skill Level I
Problem
To obtain funding for environmental research, you and a group of fellow
scientists must develop a strategy for demonstrating a relationship between
th

Isaac Santa
GE184P
11/16/15
ELECTRONICSPROJECT 10
Independent Electronics Research
A/D
Converter
Analog to digital. Specifically: A/D converter, a circuit that
converts analog signals into a stream of digital data.
AC
Alternating current: A signal or powe

Isaac Santa
GE184P
11/23/2015
THOUGHTPROJECT 15
The Behavior of Astronomical Masses
Skill Level I
Problem
You and your team know the answer to the question, What is the mass of
the earth? Your challenge in this Thought Project is to devise a strategy for

Isaac Santa
GE184P
11/23/2015
THOUGHTPROJECT 14
Applied Math Skill Check
1. Structural analysisThe equation used to find the cross-sectional area
of a cylindrical column (area of a circle):
A = r2
Variabl
e
Expone
nt
A
1
1
r
2
Multiplication: A = *r*r
2.