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Volume 5, Number 42

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16 October 2000                               Vol. 5, No. 42

                  THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

        SparkNotes.com Mathematics | Calendars - Oertel        
         Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Fellowships - AAUW
               

            SPARKNOTES.COM: MATHEMATICS - iTurf Inc.

                http://www.sparknotes.com/math/                

Over 100 guides for mathematics ranging from pre-algebra to 
advanced work in calculus, written by students and recent 
graduates of Harvard University. Major topics covered 
include:

  - Prealgebra
  - Geometry I, II, & III
  - Algebra I & II
  - Trigonometry
  - Precalculus
  - Calculus AB
  - Calculus BC I & II

The site also offers message boards for beginner, high 
school, and advanced math, calculus, number theory, chaos 
and fractals, and "intriguing problems." 

SparkNotes.com Mathematics is sponsored by WebCT.com, The
e-Learning Hub: http://www.webct.com/communities/.


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              SEVERAL CALENDARS - Holger Oertel

          http://www.ortelius.de/kalender/idx_en.html

Descriptions of different calendars (Egyptian, Roman, 
Julian, Gregorian, Hebrew, Persian, Jewish, Islamic, Mayan, 
French Revolutionary, etc.) with notes on the calculation 
of Easter and on conversions of dates from one calendar to 
another. 

The site includes a paragraph introducing the beginning of
the new millennium, and offers references, links to other
calendar sites on the Web, and a discussion forum. In English and 
German (see http://www.ortelius.de/kalender/).

For more sites on calendars, dates, and time, see the Math 
Forum's Internet Mathematics Library:

     http://mathforum.org/library/topics/cals_dates_time/


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                  AAUW EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
             ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TEACHER FELLOWSHIPS

           http://www.aauw.org/3000/fdnfelgra/ertf.html

Gender Equity in Mathematics: Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher 
Fellowships provide K-12 public school teachers with up to 
$9,000 for professional development and projects designed to 
advance girls' interest in math, science, and/or technology. 

Fellows also receive an expense-paid trip to Washington, DC, 
to attend a five-day Teacher Institute. The deadline for
applications for fellowship year July 1, 2001 - August 31,
2002 is January 10, 2001.

The site is hosted by the American Association of
University Women: http://www.aauw.org/.


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