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28 July 2003 Vol. 8, No. 30 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS OrigamiUSA | Pentomino NASA Education Materials Standard Alignment Review ORIGAMIUSA http://www.origami-usa.org/frames1c.htm Resources for origami enthusiasts and for those just learning the art of paper folding. Events - calendar, convention, and exhibit information Resources - model index, links, email discussion list, folding groups directory, and lending library Shopping - books, videos, CD-ROMs, and supplies Fun Stuff - Things to Fold http://www.origami-usa.org/tofold.htm - Origami Puzzles http://www.origami-usa.org/puzzles.htm - Archived Articles http://www.origami-usa.org/archives/index.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PENTOMINO http://home.planetinternet.be/~demeod/indexe.html This website started as a pentomino project for students at the T.I.D. Ronse school in Belgium and is being continued and enhanced by students at K.S.O. Glorieux Ronse. Features include: Competition - pentomino symmetry competition with the possibility of a TI calculator as a prize Les Conards - pentomino drawing competition Drawings - collection of drawings using pentominoes 20-Problem - make three congruent figures with pentominoes Zoo - both puzzle pages with grids to fill and solution pages Alphabet - similar to the zoo pages, letter puzzles and solutions Solver - pentomino Java applet Alternate site: http://www.pentomino.be.tf/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- NASA EDUCATION MATERIALS STANDARD ALIGNMENT REVIEW http://quilt.jpl.nasa.gov/entryform/index.cfm The NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory Office of Education is seeking volunteers to assist in the alignment of NASA instructional lessons to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards. The Office is looking for motivated educators to spend 5-10 hours to help place their NASA curricular lessons into a matrix containing the NCTM Standards. If you register to participate in the Review, you will receive information by mail including all materials needed to complete the assignment, along with a free poster. Upon completion of the assignment you will receive a Certificate of Participation: NASA Education Materials Standard Alignment Review. Qualifications for entry are: (1) At least one year K-12 math teaching experience (2) Knowledge of math content standards (national, state, or district) (3) Internet access The deadline to participate is August 1, 2003. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ 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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