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Volume 8, Number 12

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24 March 2003                                    Vol. 8, No. 12

                 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

                    Clickmazes | LabWrite
             Journey to the Center of a Triangle


                          CLICKMAZES

                    http://clickmazes.com/

  Andrea Gilbert and Bill Mitchell offer an extensive
  collection of their unique interactive puzzles and mazes
  organized in the following categories:

    Maze gallery             BoxUp puzzles
    Attic gallery            Orientation mazes
    Maze of Life             Cups & peas
    HexaRoll                 Plank puzzles
    Oskar's four-bit mazes   Magnetic blocks
    2D tilt mazes            Marble mazes
    Colour-zone mazes        Oskar's dragon maze
    3D tilt mazes            No left turn maze
    Tilt puzzles             Oskar's hysteresis mazes
    NEWS and RULES           Tile puzzles
    Blackbox                 Knight's tour maze
    Odd-one-out puzzles
                                             
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                          LABWRITE

          http://www.ncsu.edu/labwrite/lwr-home.html

  Although written with the immediate purpose of improving
  students' lab report writing, LabWrite also offers
  mathematics resources that teachers may find quite useful,
  such as:

  Graphing Resources include:

    - Excel Tutorial
    - Data Types
    - Tables vs. Graphs
    - Graph Types
    - Bar Graphs
    - Histograms
    - Line Graphs
    - Scatter Plots
    - Revising Your Visuals
    - Descriptive Statistics

  See also the LabWrite Glossary

        http://www.ncsu.edu/labwrite/res/res-glossary.html

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     JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF A TRIANGLE - Cathi Sanders

   http://www.punahou.edu/acad/sanders/CenterTriangle.html

  Sanders' Punahou High School geometry students explore the
  question "What is the center of a triangle?" during a
  three-day project using interactive geometry software. The
  students work in small, collaborative groups exploring
  triangles and various ideas they have for what might be the
  answer to the question.

  Included are:

    - Problem Statement
    - Special Note to Teachers
    - Student Ideas
    - Hints
    - Answers
    - Where Are the 4 Centers of a Triangle?
    - Applications of the Centers
    - Summary of the Project

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