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Volume 6, Number 51

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17 December 2001                                  Vol. 6, No. 51


          SketchMad - Sinclair | Bridges Conference
             MathMagic and MathWorld Interactive

                 SKETCHMAD - Nathalie Sinclair                


  SketchMad is a resource center devoted to using The
  Geometer's Sketchpad in the classroom. Included are:

    - Activities and Lesson Plans
    - Pre-made Sketches
    - SketchMad in Ontario
    - SketchMad Links
    - Tips on Getting Started with Sketchpad
    - First Steps with SketchPad
    - Stories from the Classroom


               The Geometer's Sketchpad


                    BRIDGES CONFERENCE

  The Fifth Annual International Conference of BRIDGES:
  Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science will be
  held July 27-29, 2002 at Towson University.

  The Conference publishes a refereed proceedings of presented
  papers. Interested authors must submit five copies of their
  papers by February 1, 2002 for review.

    - Bridges in Pictures
        shows previous conference exhibits and participants
    - Virtual Museum
        provides a sampling of the visual arts produced by past
        and future participants of the Bridges Conference
    - Resource Center
        offers a selection of participants' educational web
        sites on fractal tilings, origami, sliceforms, and more



  These two projects, hosted by the Math Forum, are no longer
  interactive, but their websites have been reorganized to
  provide easy access to the archived problems.



  MathMagic was a K-12 telecommunications project developed in
  El Paso, Texas, by Alan A. Hodson. MathMagic posted
  challenges in each of four categories (K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and
  10-12) which are available to download in MS Word file format.


                   MATHWORLD INTERACTIVE


  MathWorld Interactive, a project by Carolynn S. Mortensen,
  began as MathMagic FidoNet in 1991, and was an interactive
  project through May 30, 1999. Archived questions, submitted
  solutions, and puzzles are available.


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