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October 24 2005 Vol. 10, No. 43 THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS SAT MathPro | NOVA: Einstein's Big Idea Halloween Math Word Problems | Halloween Math Games SAT MATHPRO http://www.satmathpro.com/ SAT Math Pro was developed by Colleen King, a math teacher and SAT instructor. She recommends that students prepare for the SAT by - solving as many SAT math problems as possible - trying a few practice exams to become familiar with the test - learning some strategies for handling multiple choice questions - brushing up on basic arithmetic, algebra, and geometry King freely offers video instruction categorized under these categories: - Assess - Practice - Strategies -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- NOVA: EINSTEIN'S BIG IDEA http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/ PBS first broadcast "Einstein's Big Idea" on October 11. This site by NOVA provides resources to accompany that program, including: Inquiry and Articles Interactives, Audio and More Teacher's Guide Program Transcript NOVA permits the use of videotapes of their programs for up to a year. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- HALLOWEEN MATH WORD PROBLEMS http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/taverna/04/math.htm http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/rollman/04/math.htm Mrs. Rollman's and Mrs. Taverna's second grade students at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, New York, have written and illustrated word problems with a Halloween theme. Click and hold down over the word "Answer," then start dragging to the right, which shows the answers because of the contrast between your browser's highlight color and the page's background color. Use the "Back" link at the bottom of each of their pages to enjoy viewing their other class projects. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- HALLOWEEN MATH GAMES - APPLES4THETEACHER.COM http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/halloween/math-games/ Access a number of interactive math games designed to provide practice for primary and elementary students. Don't miss their Interactive Pumpkin Carving link. It could be included in a fun symmetry lesson! http://209.30.3.33/pumpkincarving.swf View their complete set of math resources here: http://www.apples4theteacher.com/math.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum @ Drexel http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/kb/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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