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3 September 2001 Vol. 6, No. 36 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS HoustonACT AP Calculus Workshop Mathematical Moments Program - AMS | Vedicmaths.org JUST-IN-TIME AP CALCULUS WORKSHOP Houston Area Calculus Teachers http://www.HoustonACT.org/workshop1_announcement.htm The Houston Area Calculus Teachers will host their first Just-In-Time AP Calculus Workshop on Saturday, September 15th on the University of Houston Campus. Subsequent workshops will be held in October, November, February, and March. Online registration is available. \|/ WORKSHOPS FOR MATH TEACHERS http://mathforum.org/teachers/workshops/ The Forum hosts a growing collection of math and math education workshop announcements. If you're looking for a workshop, you may browse announcements by level, conduct a keyword search, or refine your view by selecting from our set of categories (i.e., location, topic, date). If you have a workshop to announce, we invite you to fill out the submission form -- your event will be included among those listed in our collection. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHEMATICAL MOMENTS PROGRAM http://www.ams.org/ams/mathmoments.html The American Mathematical Society's Mathematical Moments is a series of illustrated "snapshots" designed to promote appreciation and understanding of the role mathematics plays in science, nature, technology, and human culture. The initial topics for Mathematical Moments are: - Describing the Oceans - Designing Aircraft - Deciphering DNA - Storing Fingerprints - Investing in Markets - Creating Crystals - Seeing the World through Fractals - Experimenting with the Heart - Securing Internet Connections - Making Movies Come Alive - Listening to Music - Routing Traffic through the Internet - Tracking Products - Forecasting Weather Mathematical Moments are in PDF format and may be freely downloaded in a standard or short version. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- VEDICMATHS.ORG http://www.vedicmaths.org Learn about the ancient system of mathematics of the Vedas, which was rediscovered between 1911 and 1918 by Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji (1884-1960). According to his research all of mathematics is based on sixteen Sutras, or word-formulae. What is Vedic Mathematics? http://www.vedicmaths.org.uk/menu_files/WhatisVM.htm Development History of Vedic Mathematics http://www.vedicmaths.org.uk/group_files/history%20VM/history%20VM.htm Vedic Maths Tutorials http://www.vedicmaths.org.uk/group_files/tutorial/Tutorial%20menus.htm To obtain books on Vedic Mathematics, visit their sister site: http://www.vedicmaths.com -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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