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15 May 2000 Vol. 5, No. 20 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Sports Figures - ESPN | Academic Press Dictionary - Harcourt Infinity - Howald SPORTS FIGURES - ESPN http://sportsfigures.espn.go.com/index.asp?flash=1 How sports can help you learn math and physics. Contents for students include: - The Rule Book: a glossary of formulas and equations - The Coaches Playbook: physics and math game plans and off-field exercises - The Knowledge for College challenge contest - The Interactive Zone: problems to test skills - Links to other sites for more information - The Fan's Point of View: send in your question or comment For educators, there are: - Lessons, each with sports examples and a structured lesson plan including academic topics, background, discussion, extending the lesson, activity worksheets, and answers - Classroom materials to order, including videos and workbooks - Commercial-free educational programming and materials, part of ESPN's commitment to Cable in the Classroom -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- ACADEMIC PRESS DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: MATHEMATICS & COMPUTERS - Harcourt, Inc. http://www.harcourt.com/dictionary/browse/math.html The largest scientific dictionary ever compiled in the English language is now on the Web. Browse by topic or search by keyword. See, in particular: - Mathematics http://www.harcourt.com/dictionary/browse/19/ - Statistics http://www.harcourt.com/dictionary/browse/76/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- INFINITY - Jason Howald http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/~mathsch/courses/Infinity/index.shtml An online course dedicated to the concept of infinity, with 'lectures' and problems, rated by difficulty. Topics include cardinality, geometry (especially problems of perspective), induction, a brief comment on philosophy and mathematical formalism, and whether 0.999... really equals 1. This course is hosted by the University of Michigan Math Scholars site at: http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/~mathsch/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum 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/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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