Math Forum Internet News

Volume 8, Number 47

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24 November 2003                                 Vol. 8, No. 47

                  THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

  Fact Monster - Math | Celebrate National Game and Puzzle Week
       Self-Portrait of Albrecht Durer at Age 13 - Martel


                      FACT MONSTER - MATH

            http://www.factmonster.com/mathmoney.html

  This site, by Information Please, offers reference materials,
  fun facts and features on a variety of subjects. The math
  area includes:

    - Almanac Sections               - Games and Quizzes
        Numbers                          Bug Splat
        Tables and Formulas              Math Baseball
        Measurement                      Fresh Baked Fractions
        Money                            Power Football
    - Special Features                   Change Maker
        Conversion Calculator            Shape Surveyor
        Roman Numeral Challenge          Guess the Number Plus
        The Sacagawea Golden Dollar      Number Cracker
        Cook Metric                      Operation Order
        Euro Introduced                  What's the Point?
        Stock Market                     Roman Numerals Quiz
                                         U.S. Coins Quiz
                                         Paper Money Quiz
    See also:
    InfoPlease4Teachers
    http://teachers.infoplease.com/

    InfoPlease4Parents
    http://parents.infoplease.com/

    InfoDaily
    http://www.infoplease.com/services/infodaily/

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           CELEBRATE NATIONAL GAME AND PUZZLE WEEK
                       NOVEMBER 23-29

  Here are some Math Forum resources to use as you celebrate
  National Game and Puzzle Week!

  BEATCALC: Beat the Calculator!
  http://mathforum.org/k12/mathtips/beatcalc.html

  K-12 Math Puzzles
  http://mathforum.org/k12/k12puzzles/

  Internet Mathematics Library: Problems/Puzzles
  http://mathforum.org/library/resource_types/problems_puzzles/

  Internet Mathematics Library: Weekly/Monthly Challenges
  http://mathforum.org/library/resource_types/pow_pom/

  Internet Mathematics Library: Games
  http://mathforum.org/library/resource_types/games/

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             MILLION MINUTE FAMILY CHALLENGE

              http://www.millionminute.com/

  This site invites everyone to rediscover the fun and
  sociability offered by board games. Just play a game with
  family, friends, neighbors, students, etc. anytime from
  September through December, 2003, then add your minutes 
  to their national total.

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                   SELF PORTRAIT AT AGE 13
                     ALBRECHT DURER 1484
                         Ralph Martel

 http://mathforum.org/te/exchange/hosted/martel/middletalk.html

  Ralph Martel has written a paper illustrated by a PowerPoint
  slide show to demonstrate how Albrecht Durer at the age of
  thirteen used geometry in his art work.

  This paper by Martel is one of a series that he is writing
  on mathematics and art. View his other work here:

        http://mathforum.org/te/exchange/hosted/martel/

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                DURER CLASSROOM ACTIVITY

     http://mathforum.org/alejandre/magic.square/al1.html

  An activity written by Suzanne Alejandre focusing on the
  magic square that Durer included in his engraving
  Melancholia.
          
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