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Volume 6, Number 18

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30 April 2001                                      Vol. 6, No. 18

                  THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

         TeacherSource - PBS | New Zealand Mathematics
    The Sierpinski Carpet Project 2000-2001 - Tom Canright


                      TEACHERSOURCE - PBS

           http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm

  The Public Broadcasting System's Math Service combines
  computing and telecommunications technologies to offer
  interactive data, video, and voice services for education
  based on the NCTM Standards.

  The site features a searchable video database organized
  by grade band:

  http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/lessonplans/aboutvid.shtm
 
  From this page, select the grade band or math category;
  and the video search results will provide:
 
    - video lesson clips with the option to jump ahead
    - lesson plans in text
    - match to Standards

   Other features include a planning calendar for events on
   TV and the Web:

   http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/tvteachers.htm


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                    NEW ZEALAND MATHEMATICS

                   http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/

  Units and lesson plans organized by level and curriculum strand,
  in Maori and English, focusing on solving problems. Topics
  address levels 1-6 of the New Zealand mathematics curriculum
  and include:

    - algebra
    - geometry
    - measurement
    - problem solving
    - statistics

  Related worksheets and messages to parents can be printed. Also
  includes overviews of the curriculum at different levels, a
  lesson plans contest, and an elementary introduction to Web
  navigation.


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     THE SIERPINSKI CARPET PROJECT 2000-2001 - Tom Canright

       http://tcanright.internations.net/carpet0001a.html

  Instructions and pictures of The Sierpinski Carpet Project,
  from Tom Canright and Linda Gazzola's sixth grade
  mathematics classes at the Latin School of Chicago.

  All of the carpets are a type of fractal, meaning that the
  basic patterns are reiterated several times. Other features
  include:

    - Large images of the carpets
    - Box project
    - Read about the fractal with rotation
    - Photos of the projects in the making
 

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