### Volume 9, Number 14

 ```5 April 2004 Vol. 9, No. 14 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Sense and Dollars Scholastic - Lesson Plans - Math | Cool Cosmos SENSE AND DOLLARS http://senseanddollars.thinkport.org/home.html The Sense and Dollars project helps middle and high school students learn about and practice effective ways of earning, spending, saving, and investing money in a safe, interactive environment. Presented by Maryland Public Television, the project's activities include: Earning Money - All About the Benjamins, Baby! - Be Your Own Boss - Makin' The Bacon Spending Money - Budget Basics - The Scoop on Credit - Time Warp Saving and Investing Money - Growing Money - What's Up with Wall Street? - Show Me the Money! Money Games - Check it Out! - Dream Prom - Charge! The site also offers support resources: Teachers' Guide http://senseanddollars.thinkport.org/info/teachers_guide.html Parents' Guide http://senseanddollars.thinkport.org/info/parents_guide.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- SCHOLASTIC - LESSON PLANS - MATH http://teacher.scholastic.com/ilp/index.asp?SubjectID=3 Lesson plans, activities, reproducibles, and thematic units appropriate for K-8 students are organized under the following topics: - Addition and Subtraction - Algebraic Expressions - Area and Volume - Charts, Graphs, and Number Lines - Consumer Math - Counting and Numbers - Data Analysis - Decimals and Percent - Estimation - Fractions - Geometry - Logical Reasoning - Measurement - Multiplication and Division - Patterns - Place Value - Probability - Problem Solving - Ratio and Proportion - Sets and Groups - Symmetry - Time -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- COOL COSMOS http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/ To communicate the world of infrared astronomy to the public, the Cool Cosmos web site offers: - Classroom Activities - Infrared Light Lessons - Infrared Astronomy Tutorial - Infrared Astronomy Timeline - Multiwavelength Astronomy - Ask an Astronomer - Cosmic Kids - Image Galleries - Videos - Cosmic Games - Educational Print Publications - download posters in PDF format to print or request hard copies - Educational Links - Infrared Links Cool Cosmos was written by the Education and Public Outreach group at the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center and the SIRTF Science Center. Spanish resources: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/espanol/edu/ Another way to navigate the site: http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/sitemap.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ ```