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7 May 2001 Vol. 6, No. 19 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS WisWeb - Freudenthal Institute | Problems of the Week, Volume 1 Chameleon Graphing: Lines & Slope - Ursula Whitcher WISWEB - Freudenthal Institute http://www.fi.uu.nl/wisweb The WisWeb Web site of the Freudenthal Institute, based in the Netherlands, is designed in Dutch and English for use with secondary education students of 12 years and older. Applets include: - Cards of Red & Green - Estimate! - Tables of Multiplication (also in Chinese) - Shoot Balls - The Flippo 24-game - The Broken Calculator - The Number Factory - Statistics Minitool I, II, and III - Walking the Tightrope The site offers downloads for Windows, DOS, and TI-83 programs described in Dutch, with descriptions in English forthcoming. WisWeb also links to instructional materials, and to other interesting Freudenthal Institute web sites, including several mathematics olympiads. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH FORUM - PROBLEMS OF THE WEEK, VOLUME 1 Drawn from the 1999-2000 school year, the Problems of the Week, Volume 1 book has a section for each of the six Problems of the Week: Elementary, Middle School, Algebra, Geometry, Trig/Calculus, and Discrete Math. Each section has: - a table of contents with annotations - twenty problems in print-ready format - an answer key with URLs pointing to the full archived answer on the Math Forum site. Packaged in a three-hole binder with introductory pages, the book is available for $20.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling. For more information or purchase, please refer to: http://mathforum.org/powbook.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHAMELEON GRAPHING LINES & SLOPE - Ursula Whitcher http://mathforum.org/cgraph/cslope/ A Web unit for middle school and early high school students, in which Joan the Chameleon introduces and explores lines and slope. Sections include: - Introduction - Drawing a Line - Slope - Using Slope - Slope-Intercept Form - Glossary - Links - Notes to Adults The unit accompanies The Coordinate Plane, a unit for elementary and middle school students, in which Joan's little brother, Sam, helps students learn to find points on a number line and graph points in the coordinate plane. http://mathforum.org/cgraph/cplane/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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