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31 December 2001 Vol. 6, No. 53 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS 2002 Olympic Education | PDK Poster Project Teacher Exchange - The Math Forum @ Drexel 2002 OLYMPIC EDUCATION - UTAH EDUCATION NETWORK http://www.uen.org/2002/ This site is designed with the expertise of many Utah teachers, curriculum designers, and Olympic organizers. Available are social studies, mathematics, humanities, fine arts, health, physical education, science, and interpersonal communication activities designed to take advantage of the excitement and momentum of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Utah. Sections include: - Countries: Athletes from 79 countries will come to Utah in 2002. Teacher-created curricular materials are available for every country. - Continents: Explore the geography, climate, and characteristics of each continent. - Sports: Learn about the important math and science concepts that can be taught with sports. - News: Follow the latest information about Olympics and Education in Utah. Click the archive for all articles. - Curriculum: The mathematics lessons focus on increasing skills in creating and solving problems involved in various Olympic competitions. http://www.lightwithin.org/curriculum/content_areas/math/math.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- THE PDK POSTER PROJECT - Pamela Davis Kivelson Using Visual Means To Challenge Stereotypes http://www.math.sunysb.edu/posterproject/www/index.html The primary goal of this project is to encourage scientific literacy, and to promote the public's awareness and appreciation of science and technology by humanizing the image of research science and scientists. Its other major goal is to increase the number of women and girls who choose to pursue careers related to the physical sciences and mathematics, and to retain, at the high school and university levels, women who have already chosen such careers. Posters http://www.math.sunysb.edu/posterproject/www/posters/index.html Materials for Study http://www.math.sunysb.edu/posterproject/www/materials/index.html Biographies http://www.math.sunysb.edu/posterproject/www/biographies/index.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- TEACHER EXCHANGE http://mathforum.org/te/ The Teacher Exchange is a combination of our previous Web Units and Lessons page and the idea of encouraging the mathematics education community to contribute their own lessons to the Math Forum @ Drexel site. Grades Pre-K-2 http://mathforum.org/te/primary.html Grades 3-5 http://mathforum.org/te/elementary.html Grades 6-8 http://mathforum.org/te/middle.html Grades 9-12 http://mathforum.org/te/high.html College Level http://mathforum.org/te/higher.html Contact us about a lesson that you would like hosted http://mathforum.org/te/send.info.html Make a lesson on the Web http://mathforum.org/te/exchange/enter.lesson.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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