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24 December 2001 Vol. 6, No. 52 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS MathsOnline | Getsmarter.org | Mathematically Sane MATHSONLINE - Ro Bairstow, King's College http://www.onlinemathematics.com Hosted in Australia, this site covers the entire mathematics curriculum for secondary school students from Year 8 to Year 13. Each year level has been divided into 50 fully searchable topics, ranging from Decimals in Year 8 to De Moivre's Theorem in Year 13. The site contains - notes - examples - tests - exams - quizzes - investigations - problems of the week - book and software reviews - links - interactive Flash and Java Applets The individual cost is AU$99 per year or US$50 per year. School rates are available. Browse the demonstration area: http://www.onlinemathematics.com/demo/index.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- GETSMARTER.ORG - the Council on Competitiveness http://www.getsmarter.org This site, formerly known as the Internet Learning Network, offers self-assessment and career and education tools for elementary, middle school, and high school students. Features include: - The REAL Challenge Visitors receive their results after completing a test similar to that administered to students in over 40 countries for the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). They find out their rating compared to students around the world instantly and confidentially. - Educational Games Math Safari takes the elementary level user on a geometric adventure while the middle school Mastery Science Theater asks: what is the Wizard of Osmosis? - Math and Science Television (MSTV) A high school section that offers real world examples of math and science in action: sunburn, music, flotation, fizziness, perpetual motion, perspiration and evaporation, investment, the colors of flame, batteries, and coincidences. - Students' Page Links to many other grade appropriate, informative math and science Web sites are listed. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHEMATICALLY SANE http://www.mathematicallysane.com A recently formed organization devoted to providing balanced discussion of issues related to mathematics education and to advocating for the rational reform of school mathematics. Information provided under these categories: - Analysis - Evidence - Resources - Links Mathematically Sane is looking for articles to include on their site: discussions of important issues, success stories, research reports, or other resources. Submissions are accepted here: http://www.mathematicallysane.com/help.htm -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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