### Volume 6, Number 6

 ``` 5 February 2001 Vol. 6, No. 6 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS K-12 Teaching & Learning Center | Kids' Place - Houghton Mifflin The Technology Lab - Activities for Students by Jon Basden THE K-12 TEACHING & LEARNING CENTER - Dr. Mark Whitman http://tlc.ai.org/tmath.htm The K-12 Teaching & Learning Center is a free public service providing educators, students, and parents easy access to K-12 content on the web. Owner and operator Dr. Mark Whitman, of West Lafayette, Indiana, regularly adds to and updates the Center. The Teacher Guide to Mathematics section covers the following topics: - General Resources - Brain Teasers - Calculators - Famous Mathematicians - History of Mathematics - Scientific Notation - Significant Digits - Singaporean Math - Standards of Measurement - Units/Unit Conversion - Algebra - Binary Numbers - Calculus - Fractals - Fractions - Geometry - Magic Squares - Modular Arithmetic - Prime Numbers - Statistics and Probability - Trigonometry These additional pages are available: Geometry http://tlc.ai.org/geometry.htm How to Study and Take Tests http://tlc.ai.org/stuguide.htm Math, Art, and Music http://tlc.ai.org/mathart.htm Mathematics Lesson Plans http://tlc.ai.org/mathlp.htm Problem Solving http://tlc.ai.org/problems.htm Symmetry http://tlc.ai.org/symmetry.htm Venn Diagrams http://tlc.ai.org/venn.htm -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- KIDS' PLACE - EDUCATION PLACE Houghton Mifflin Mathematics http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/index.html Games, activities, and resources for students studying math. Organized into Grades 1 through 6, these materials were developed for children using the Houghton Mifflin mathematics program, but can be used by anyone to explore mathematics. Brain Teasers Grade 1: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/brain/gr1/ Grade 2: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/brain/gr2/ Grade 3: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/brain/gr3/ Grade 4: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/brain/gr4/ Grade 5: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/brain/gr5/ Grade 6: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/brain/gr6/ Test Prep Practice Grade 1: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/testprep/gr1/ Grade 2: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/testprep/gr2/ Grade 3: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/testprep/gr3/ Grade 4: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/testprep/gr4/ Grade 5: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/testprep/gr5/ Grade 6: http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/testprep/gr6/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- THE TECHNOLOGY LAB - Activities for Students by Jon Basden http://www.highland.madison.k12.il.us/jbasden/activities.htm Jon Basden, a technology and mathematics teacher at Highland Middle School in Highland, Illinois, offers a variety of mathematics lessons as part of his Educational Technology Resource Web Site, including: - Car Fever Supplementary Activity - Soma Cube Unit - Problem of the Week Links - Operation "Big Mac" - Web Journey - Toothpick Puzzles - Math Problems -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ ```