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4 December 2000 Vol. 5, No. 49 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Calculus Award - eCalculus.org | WEEA/NECAC On-line Course Math Fact Cafe - Paul Carver | StudyWorks! Online - MathSoft, Inc. CALCULUS AWARD - ECALCULUS.ORG http://www.calculus.org/prize.html Nominate a U.S. junior high school or high school student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in calculus. Apply by e-mailing eCalculus with relevant contact information and a response to the question "Why do you think this student should be selected for the National Calculus Student Award?" The deadline for this $1000 award is February 29, 2001. For further information see: http://www.calculus.org/prize.html Information about last year's winner is available: http://www.calculus.org/2000prize.html \|/ WEEA/NECAC ON-LINE COURSE The WEEA Equity Resource Center and New England Comprehensive Assistance Center's on-line course, ENGAGING MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS IN MATH AND SCIENCE, is being offered again in 2001. Registration is required by January 12; for more information, see: http://www.edc.org/WomensEquity/contact.htm -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH FACT CAFE - Paul Carver http://www.mathfactcafe.com/ Begun by parents, this site allows you to generate your own custom math fact sheets. Choose from a variety of problem types (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, greater/less than, and mixed) and also set various options: - font size - division answers - include name/date/score fields - don't allow answers of -1, 0, or 1 - generate numbers with two decimals - jumbo space for working solution - no negative results for subtraction - range for generating numbers - row layout After generating one fact sheet, the problems can be reorganized using the Re-Shuffle feature. Help screens for each of the features and a general FAQ page are available. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- STUDYWORKS! ONLINE - MathSoft, Inc. http://www.studyworksonline.com/ StudyWorks! provides educational resources for math and science education, including: - Explorations into activities - Just for Fun, a recreation center with games and puzzles - News and Links, covering the latest news in math and science - Learning Center, with downloadable modules and courses, homework hints, and online tests Some modules work with StudyWorks! Math and StudyWorks! Science software from MathSoft. Parents' and Teachers' corners offer additional resources. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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