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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/. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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/. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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