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23 August 2004 Vol. 9, No. 34 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS emGames | Golden Mean Day | The Golden Ratio Woodlands Maths Zone EMGAMES http://www.emgames.com/demosite/index.html Twelve Flash games, with voice-over narration, to accompany the Everyday Mathematics curriculum. Play against the computer in games of chance to practice arithmetic and other basic math skills. The winner of the game is usually determined by sheer chance, but students must do the arithmetic correctly to complete a turn, or try again. - Angle Race - Baseball Multiplication - Basketball Addition - Beat the Computer - Dime-Nickel-Penny Grab - Exchange Games - Factor Bingo - Multiplication Bingo - Number-Grid Game - Penny-Cup - Tens-and-Ones Trading Games - Top-It -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- GOLDEN MEAN DAY http://enc.org/features/calendar/unit/0,1819,152,00.shtm August 13th was 61.8 percent of the way through the year -- "a fitting day to proclaim Golden Mean Day," according to the ENC Classroom Calendar. Although that date has passed, your classroom may celebrate during the school year by figuring out, as ENC suggests, what 61.8 percent of the school year would be, or 61.8 percent of a specific month. \|/ THE GOLDEN RATIO http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.golden.ratio.html An illustrated explanation of the Golden Ratio, the Golden Rectangle, and the Fibonacci sequence. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- WOODLANDS MATHS ZONE http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/ Woodlands Junior School created these pages aimed at 7-11 year olds. Resources are organized under the following topics: - Number Skills - Shape & Space Skills - Mental Maths - Preparing for Sats - Educational Games - Times Tables - Measures - Worksheets - Understanding Maths - Revision Zone -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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