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A+ MATH
A Math site for kids: gameroom, homework helper, flashcards, advanced problems; nice lay-out, easy to use

AIMS
The online presence of the ever popular Activities Integrating Math and Science people - many ideas offered here plus their online catalogue; excellent stuff

AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
Membership, activities, education issues, publications, What's New in Mathematics, conferences, employment, Mathematical Reviews and Contemporary Mathematics

AUNTY MATH
Mathilda Mathews' site of bi-weekly math problems with heuristics strategies - for elementary

BASKET MATH
Clicking any of the questions in the Table of Contents will result in a mathematics question and animation. If you answer the question correctly you will make two points; correct answer shown if wrong

BRAIN TEASERS
Problems that promote mathematical thinking, new problems every week for grades 3 through 8

CALENDOPAEDIA
AKA the encyclopaedia of calendars, this page examines the many ways man has kept track of days through the centuries

CHANGEMAKER
AFunbrain simulation in which students can practice making change for a dollar or for one-hundred dollars

COOL MATH
Designed by a Math enthusiast named "Karen", this site has loads of lessons, activities, links and resources to enrich your instruction

CORNELL MATH AND SCIENCE GATEWAY
Math and Science Topics, newsletters, articles, funding, cross-curricular connections

COUNT ON
Games, cartoons, resources and all kinds of information on Math, including ties to Language Arts

EGYPTIAN MATHEMATICS
Learn ancient symbols for numbers and then practice computation using hieroglyphics

ELEMENTARY PROBLEM OF THE WEEK
Challenges elementary students with non-routine problems and encourages them to verbalize their solutions

ESCAPE FROM KNAB
This simulation finds your students on the planet Knab. By making the right financial decisions they can find their way back to Earth - a different game every time you play

EUCLID'S ELEMENTS
JAVA applets illustrate all 13 Books - even those in the last three books on solid geometry that are three-dimensional; superb stuff for HS Geometry

FAMOUS PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
Straightforward discussion of such famous problems as Euler's The Bridges of Konigsberg and Zeno's Paradox

FIBONACCI NUMBERS
You want sophisticated patterns for your students to study? This site's got them: image and number puzzles based on Mathematics

GRAPHING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Awesome application of JAVA utilizing a calculator, a Plotter which can plot functions, differentials and integrals (including trigonometric functions), quizzes, tests, projects and puzzles - a gem!

HOTEL INFINITY
This site explores the concept of infinity with students

HOW FAR IS IT?
Calculates the distance between two places, you input the locations - from the U.S. Census Bureau

INTERACTIVE MATHEMATICS
Games and puzzles, arithmetic and algebra, geometry, probability, fast reckoning, mathematics as a language, proofs in mathematics, the many ways to construct a triangle - and many teacher ideas and activities

INTERNET MATH LIBRARY
A comprehensive listing of Math topics for educators of all grade levels.

JAVA GALLERY OF INTERACTIVE GEOMETRY
Eight applets that demonstrate sophisticated geometric principles, from hyperbolic triangles to fractals

JOY OF SHARDS
The study of the math in mosaics, with some 5,000 images to study online; includes step-by-step instructions for making mosaics, and notes on techniques, design methods and materials

KIDS BANK
Money and banking presented here in easy to understand terms for elementary students

MAC TUTOR HISTORY OF MATH
Indices of history topics, biographies and famous curves, along with the mathematician of the day

MADRAS COLLEGE MATH DEPARTMENT
Includes Amazing Number Facts, Worksheet of the Week, and Weekly Mandelbrot Image

MANIPULA MATH
JAVA applets for Middle School on up; interactive programs that students can manipulate to help them grasp the meaning of mathematical ideas - awesome!

MATH ARCHIVES
Archives, searchable database, software, teaching materials and links

MATH BASEBALL
Enter the answer to the problem and hit the "Swing" button, if your answer is correct you get a hit

MATH CENTRAL
In English and French: teacher talk, problem solving, bulletin board and resources

MATH DORK
Interactive tutorials, games and quizzes designed to advance mastery of concepts in algebra

MATH IN DAILY LIFE
Another great site from the Annenberg Project, this one on everyday Math applications - upper Elementary and Middle School

MATH K-12 CURRICULUM
Supported by the National Science Foundation, establishes Math standards for curriculum

MATH-KITECTURE
Challenges students to use estimation, measuring skills, proportion, and ratios to complete architecture tasks

MATH MAGIC
MathMagic posts challenges in each of four categories (k-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12) to trigger each registered team to pair up with another team and engage in a problem-solving dialog. Superbly done

MATH-SCIENCE NUCLEUS
Curriculum, technology, research, implementation strategies, and technology applications

MATHS FILE GAME SHOW
BBC-created site in which hosts Pythagoras and Hypatia asking challenging Math questions; printable worksheets too

MATHWORLD
Eric Weisstein hosts what he touts as "the Web's most extensive Mathematics resource;" and he may be right!

MEGA MATH
Lessons that cover intriguing mathematical concepts in ways that even elementary children can internalize them - really neat approaches with complete lesson plans

MUDD MATH FUN FACTS
Presents math brain teasers and paradoxes that pique the curiosity of Math students

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS
Guidelines, Standards 2000, Math Education Trust, classifieds

NCTM's ILLUMINATIONS
This site sets the standard for Math education resources online

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF VIRTUAL MANIPULATIVES
Utah State University presents this database of Web-based virtual manipulatives andconcept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for K-8 mathematics instruction

PBS TEACHER SOURCE: MATH
Concepts, challenges, resources, assessment, teaching tips, jobs, cross-curricular connections

PLANE MATH
Three different levels of problem solving activities on topics like elapsed time, capacity, measurement, budgeting money and design engineering - great for middle grades

PROJECT INTERACTIVE
A great collection of online math activities and simulations, as well as lessons and a dictionary

THE PROOF
PBS site that follows Andrew Wiles and Sophie Germain as they attempt to solve Fermat's last theorem

SYMMETRY AND PATTERN: THE ART OF ORIENTAL CARPETS
A look at basic math concepts through a study of actual oriental rugs; great ways to connect across the curriculum

TREASURY EDUCATIONAL LINKS
Over a dozen places to visit concerning money presented by the United States Treasury - nicely done

A WALK THROUGH TIME
Based on the August 1992 Department of Commerce Publication "A Walk Through Time," this site covers Ancient Calendars, Early Clocks, Revolution in Timekeeping, The "Atomic Age" and World Time Scales

WHAT ARE YOUR CHANCES?
Select a roll of the dice and learn all the probability of specific numbers coming up - even see all the possible combinations!

 

 
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