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26 August 2002 Vol. 7, No. 34 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Britton's New On-line Recreational Mathematics Spidron System - Erdely | Planet Math LINE DESIGNS FOR THE COMPUTER - Jill Britton http://www.camosun.bc.ca/~jbritton/string_art/ In the first edition (1989) of his popular book "Curve Stitching," John Millington included programs for the classic Spectrum computer that created line designs similar to the curve stitching designs in the book. Britton's web page "Line Designs for the Computer" includes a JAVA emulator that runs all 33 of the Spectrum programs on-line. \|/ INVESTIGATING PATTERNS R-U-B-B-E-R GEOMETRY (TOPOLOGY) - Jill Britton http://www.camosun.bc.ca/~jbritton/jbrubbergeom.htm Selected web pages for educators, each leading to recreational learning experiences for middle school students. Topics include: - Topology / Anamorphic Art - Jordan Curves / Mazes / Networks / Map Coloring - Math-e-Magic / Mobius Strip - Flexagons \|/ USA MAP JIGSAW PUZZLE - Jill Britton http://www.camosun.bc.ca/~jbritton/usamap/usamap.htm Students are challenged to move each of the 48 states into the correct position on the map. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- SPIDRON SYSTEM - Daniel Erdely http://www.szinhaz.hu/spidron/ Daniel Erdely's spidrons are planar, plane-filling objects. After three-dimensional deformation, the planar system generates a regular, dynamic, geometrical construction. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PLANET MATH http://planetmath.org/ This site is designed to be a central repository for mathematical knowledge on the web, with a pedagogical slant. All content is publicly contributed, either to the PlanetMath Encyclopedia or to the reviewed listings of papers, books, and lecture notes. Polls, discussions, and feedback links provide a forum for community. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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