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15 July 2002 Vol. 7, No. 28 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Mazed Things | Toshiba America Foundation Grants Fractal Roots and Artful Math - Peterson MAZED THINGS Discovery School's PuzzleMaker http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/mazedthings/ Hand-drawn by Isaac M. Thayer, "Mazed Things" are unique mazes based on themes such as holidays, animals, and other classroom topics. The mazes can be printed and up to 50 copies can be distributed in your classroom. Puzzles include: Math Square http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/MathSquareForm.html Number Block http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/NumberBlocksForm.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- TOSHIBA AMERICA FOUNDATION GRANTS http://www.toshiba.com/taf/apply.html Start thinking and planning now to apply for a grant for your classroom. The mission of Toshiba America Foundation is to contribute to the quality of science and mathematics education in U.S. communities by investing in projects designed by classroom teachers. Read about: - Recent Grants - Featured Grants - Grants Archive - How to Apply - For Teachers Deadlines: Kindergarten - 6th Grade Program Applications are due October 1st. 7th - 12th Grade Program Applications accepted year round for grants under $5,000. Applications are due August 1st and February 1st for grants over $5,000. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHTREK: FRACTAL ROOTS AND ARTFUL MATH - Ivars Peterson http://www.maa.org/mathland/mathtrek_06_10_02.html Ivars Peterson's MathTrek articles make mathematics accessible to a wide audience. With his recent "Fractal Roots and Artful Math," Peterson demonstrates in words and illustrations the vastness and diversity of mathematical art. Included are links to the works of many artists and mathematicians represented at a recent MathArt/ArtMath show at the Selby Gallery in Sarasota, Florida. Browse the MathTrek archive: http://www.maa.org/news/mathtrek.html http://www.maa.org/mathland/mathland_archives.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 Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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