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15 March 2004 Vol. 9, No. 11 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS ESTME Week 2004 | Math TODAY | BrainPOP ESTME WEEK 2004 http://www.estme.org/ Excellence in Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education (ESTME) Week is co-sponsored by The National Science Foundation and the Department of Education as a celebration of science and technology during the week of March 15-20, 2004. Highlights and features include: - Museum Activity - 2004 Intel Science Talent Search Project Exhibition - 26th Middle School Excellence in Mathematics Contest - LearnStar, Inc., a weekly online competition with other schools across the nation - Web Site Gallery - Ask A Scientist During ESTME Week, NSDL's Ask A Scientist service will offer quicker responses to your math and science questions. Register for an NSDL account by visiting http://nsdl.org/asknsdl/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/educate/mathtoday/ The alliance between Texas Instruments and USA TODAY Education provides teachers with activities that draw on USA Today's newspaper articles and TI graphing calculators to explore topics in pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, calculus, and statistics. The pre-algebra activities are designed for use with the TI-73, TI-73 Explorer, TI-83 Plus and TI-83 Plus Silver Edition. All other activities are designed for use with the TI-83 Plus and TI-83 Plus Silver Edition. Activity resources include a teacher's guide, student handout, graphic transparency and technology guide. The teacher's guide consists of classroom management tips, activity extensions, cross-curricular connections, evaluation and assessment tools and correlations to NCTM Standards. Sign up for a free subscription to Math TODAY activities: http://education.ti.com/USAT -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- BRAINPOP - MATH http://brainpop.com/math/ BrainPOP produces educational animated Flash movies for K-12. View up to two movie clips per day for free; pay for a subscription to view more. Math movie categories include: - Data Analysis and Probability - Measurement - Problem Solving - Algebra - Geometry - Numbers & Operators Each movie has: - Ten-question Quiz - Activity Page - Experiment - Timeline - Comic Strip - Related Topics Map -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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 Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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