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9 February 2004 Vol. 9, No. 6 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Mr. Smith's 4th Grade | Integers - MathStar Jennifer.Jasensky.com MR. SMITH'S 4TH GRADE http://home.dstream.net/~tksmith/index.html Mr. Smith and his fourth grade students from Eugene Field Elementary School in Hannibal, Missouri, have put together a complete website documenting the work that they are doing this year. The math area of the site features: - 4th Graders at Work - Words about Math - Playground Perimeter project - Math Around Us Other areas include a "What Is It?" contest, an exhibit on raising monarch butterflies, and pages that show the many projects that engage Mr. Smith's students. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- INTEGERS - NEWMEDIA PROJECT - MATHSTAR http://mathstar.lacoe.edu/newmedia/integers/welcome.html The NewMedia Project area of MathStar offers resources in mathematics for middle school teachers and students. The Integers unit is comprised of three lessons: - Introducing Integers - Adding/Multiplying Integers - Subtracting Integers Each of the three lessons includes: - video clips - worksheets - Flash activities - web resources - user guides - standards alignment - discussion groups The Integers unit is accessible online and also available for purchase for $45 as a "workshop in a box." -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- JENNIFER.JASENSKY.COM http://jennifer.jasensky.com/ As a student at Northern Illinois University, Jennifer Jasensky began researching the seventeen different wallpaper patterns that can be created using translations, rotations, and reflections. Funded by a grant from USOAR (Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research Program), Jasensky studied these patterns in Spain and has created a website with photographs and classifications. The site includes: - Wallpaper Patterns - Patterns in Sevilla - Patterns in Granada - Patterns in Almeria - Lesson Planning - Other Helpful Links -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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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