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23 April 2001 Vol. 6, No. 17 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Mount Everest Math Puzzles - Fleischer | GoMath.com - Cubic Science, Inc. Madras College Mathematics Department - St. Andrews, Scotland MOUNT EVEREST MATH PUZZLES - Paula Fleischer http://mteverest.homestead.com/ A site created and maintained by Paula Fleischer, the technology teacher at Peachland Avenue Elementary School in Newhall, California. By solving progressively more complex math word problems, students advance through higher and higher "camps" until they reach the summit of Mt. Everest. Each camp along the way shows photos of the mountain and climbers. The site also provides links to interdisciplinary information on Mt. Everest that are appropriate to elementary and middle school classes. http://mteverest.homestead.com/everestlinks.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- GOMATH.COM - Cubic Science, Inc. http://www.gomath.com/ An Internet site to help high school students (grades 10-12) of all levels with math skills. - Automated Search for Questions & Solutions: a database of questions and answers previously submitted is available through an automated search engine or by categories - Free on-line math help for K-12 within 24 hours: questions can be asked via e-mail or posted to a message board - Algebra Solution: pre-algebra and algebra mini-lessons and worksheets - Geometry Solution: Geometry Solutions is a sophisticated calculator that calculates the perimeter, lateral and surface areas, and volume of plane and solid geometric figures - Teacher and Parents Exchange: teachers, educators, and parents share their ideas and experiences, and exchange tools, knowledge and information - Interactive Tutorials and Quizzes: the purpose of the tutorials is to help students learn important concepts and techniques that are essential in solving problems that commonly appear on the mathematics section of the SAT - Special Event and Contest Winners - Auto-Graph: using the GoMath function plotter, up to two equations can be entered to generate graphs - Math Games: in the format of the "concentration" memory recall game, this JavaScript challenges students to match expressions that are equivalent -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MADRAS COLLEGE MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT - St. Andrews, Scotland http://www.madras.fife.sch.uk/maths/ A growing collection of activities and varied resources suitable for high school math students and teachers. - Links of the Week - Amazing Number Facts - Toothpick World (30 puzzles) - Dancing Spirolateral - Wordplay World - Loopy Numbers - Puzzle Worksheets - The Great 2000/2001 Challenge (using the digits of the year, construct 1,2,3,4... in bases 5-12) - Pi Mnemonics - A Weekly Mandelbrot Image The Home Learning site organizes and links to test preparation materials according to course, place in the course, and year (S1, S2, S3, S4, S5 or S6), which covers an age range from 12 through 17. http://www.madras.fife.sch.uk/maths/homelearning -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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