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1 April 2002 Vol. 7, No. 13 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS NCTM Annual Meeting | Numericana.com Math Books Recommended by Mr. Brandenburg NCTM ANNUAL MEETING - MATH FORUM PRESENTATIONS http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2002/ Attend one of our sessions at the NCTM Annual Meeting: Session 116 The Math Forum: Realizing a Vision for Supporting Teaching and Learning Mathematics on the Internet Session 272 Standards-aligned Mathematics Lessons Using Technology as a Tool Session 425 Girl Power and PoW Session 834 Ask-Your-Colleagues: The Math Forum Online Teacher2Teacher Service Session 927 Enhancing Mathematical Communication Using Problems of the Week from the Math Forum Session 984 Using the Math Forum as a Medium for Professional Learning -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- Numericana.com http://home.att.net/~numericana/ The online companion of Numericana, this site contains excerpts from Gerard Michon's book, including the entire glossary of scientific terms. Browse an index with summaries, browse by popularity, or search nearly two hundred of his "final answers" of readers' questions, organized into the categories - Measurements and Units - Counting, Probability, Utility - Geometry and Topology - Algebra - Trigonometry, Elementary Functions, Special Functions - Calculus - Analysis, Convergence, Series, Complex Analysis - Set Theory and Logic - Number Theory - Recreational Mathematics - Miscellaneous - History, Nomenclature, Vocabulary, etc. - Physics - Practical Formulas - Trivia - Polyhedra - Mathematical Games (Strategies) - Unabridged Answers including a 1961 lecture by Richard P. Feynman on physical units: http://home.att.net/~numericana/answer/feynman.htm Use the "Ask Gerard" link to e-mail your own question to Michon. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH BOOKS RECOMMENDED BY MR. BRANDENBURG http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/brandenburg.html From others' recommendations and from his own reading as well, Guy Brandenburg compiled a list of about 80 math-related books, mostly recent, for his geometry students to choose from, read, and do a report on. The list is also available for download as a MS Word document, text file or PDF file. \|/ LITERATURE AND MATHEMATICS http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.lit.html From the Math Forum's Teacher2Teacher service, answers to a frequently asked question: How can I teach mathematics using literature? Use the submission form to share your favorite book with the T2T community. http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.lit.html#sub -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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