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10 September 2001 Vol. 6, No. 37 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS The Math Forum @ Drexel | Toyota TIME - NCTM Number Patterns Fun with Curves & Topology - J. Britton The Math Forum @ Drexel http://mathforum.org/ The changes we have made from a "dot.com" to a "dot.org" may have caught your eye. Although other addresses will continue to function for the time being, please update your bookmarks to the "dot.org" addresses now. If you have a site that links to the Math Forum, we would appreciate it very much if you would change the link to reflect our non-profit status. If you have questions or comments please feel free to write: the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- TOYOTA TIME - NCTM http://www.nctm.org/about/toyota/ Toyota's Investment In Mathematics Excellence (TIME) invites teachers to apply for grants awarding them up to $10,000 for innovative projects that enhance mathematics education within their schools. It is sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales, USA., Inc. through its partnership with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and its Mathematics Education Trust. Any K-12 classroom teacher with three years experience teaching mathematics within the United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U. S. Territories may apply. The deadline for the application is 9 January, 2002. Other NCTM MET Awards, Grants, and Scholarships are also available: - Clarence Olander Grants for In-Service Training for Elementary Schools - Ernest Duncan Grants for Grades Pre-K-6 Teachers - John and Stacey Wahl Grants for Grades Pre-K-8 Teachers - E. Glenadine Gibb Grants for Implementing the NCTM Standards - Dale Seymour Scholarships for Grades Pre-K-12 Teachers - Edward G. Begle Grant for Classroom-Based Research - Future Leaders Annual Meeting Support (FLAMeS) Project Awards http://www.nctm.org/about/met/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- INVESTIGATING PATTERNS NUMBER PATTERNS FUN WITH CURVES & TOPOLOGY - Jill Britton http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbfunpatt.htm Selected web pages for educators, each leading to recreation-orientated learning experiences for middle school students. Topics include: - Prime Numbers / Magic Squares - Clock or Modular Arithmetic - The Golden Ratio - Fibonacci Numbers - Binary Numbers / Pascal's Triangle - Patterns in Pascal's Triangle - The Conics - Moiré Patterns - Line Designs & Curve Stitching - Curves of Constant Width - Cycloids / Spirograph / Famous Curves - Fractals - Topology / Anamorphic Art - Mazes / Networks / Map Coloring - Math-e-Magic / Mobius Strip - Flexagons - Optical Illusions - Miscellaneous Diversions -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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