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  1. Investing for Kids - Leung, Ngai, & Mirza, ThinkQuest 1998
    A site designed by kids for kids. It examines stocks, bonds, mutual funds etc. to teach the principles of saving and investing to beginners and seasoned investors, and includes a stock market game for learning how to invest, with concepts of investing ...more>>

  2. Investing in your Future - ThinkQuest 1996
    A searchable site for learning the basics of investing. Four financial calculators are available so investors can see how much different investments will return. Follow additional links to the nation's great financial institutions and other exciting places. ...more>>

  3. It's a Small World - Guillermo E. Pedroni, L. D. Brady Elementary School. Aurora, IL
    A collaborative learning project combining e-mail penpals with Internet research and bilingual (English/Spanish) writing projects. The site contains a project summary (with assessment rubric and list of standards addressed), scenario, student pages (find ...more>>

  4. The JASON Project
    A year-round scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology, and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers. The project mounts a two-week scientific expedition each year. The team conducts research ...more>>

  5. K-12 Educational Outreach Activities - National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
    Program highlights include The Use of Astronomy in Research Based Science Education, a proposed teacher workshop on using data in the classroom; products include Frequently Asked Questions about Being an Astronomer (a Spanish version of this FAQ is also ...more>>

  6. The KnotPlot Site - Robert Scharein
    A collection of knots and links, viewed from a partly mathematical perspective. Images on this site were created with KnotPlot, a program designed to visualize and manipulate mathematical knots in three and four dimensions. A picture gallery, description ...more>>

  7. Late Renaissance Thought and the New Universe (Mathematics Across the Curriculum) - Wallace, Sciortino; Dartmouth College
    A course taught in the spring of 1997 that examined the Copernican controversy in its historical and social context, and how it influenced and was influenced by contemporary upheavals. The site contains the syllabus and lesson plans for the course. ...more>>

  8. Launch into Math - C. Halter
    A project created to further student understanding about the Internet, its resources, and the NASA Space Shuttle program. SpaceMath activities are provided for geometry (measure area and distance in space photographs); algebra (use the math that keeps ...more>>

  9. Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) - University of California, Berkeley
    A science museum and research center at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, dedicated increasing public understanding and enjoyment of science, and to improving pre-college science and mathematics education. Teacher education, exhibits, public programs, ...more>>

  10. Learner Online - Annenberg Media
    The Annenberg/CPB Project leads in helping schools and community organizations use telecommunications technologies to improve learning for all students. Since 1991 the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project has funded the development of print and electronic ...more>>

  11. Learning Exchange for Teachers and Students through InterNet (LETSNet) - College of Education, Michigan State University
    A collection of interdisciplinary lesson plans - math units, activities and resources including: Earth Day Trash Survey (K-12); Fat Counting (1-6); Destination: Anywhere (4-6); Fact Checking the News (7-12); What's for Dinner?; Food Pyramid (1-6); Bon ...more>>

  12. Learning Technologies Project (LTP) - NASA Langley
    The Learning Technologies Project at Langley is part of the NASA High Performance Computing and Communications K-12 education program, funded as part of a NASA-wide initiative whose goal is to deliver NASA research and mission content to classrooms across ...more>>

  13. Learning Through Collaborative Visualization (CoVis) - School of Education & Social Policy, Northwestern University
    The CoVis project in K-12 science education enabled high school students to join in collaborative work groups and communicate with university researchers and other scientific experts. Participating students studied atmospheric and environmental sciences ...more>>

  14. Living Math! - Julie Brennan
    A site dedicated to sharing resources for learning, exploring and enjoying math in a dynamic and holistic manner. The homeschooling author has "... found that math history and literature humanizes math, makes it come alive, and provides the context needed ...more>>

  15. MAA Partnerships Physics and Mathematics Information Page - Robert Styer
    The Mathematical Association of America's (MAA's) Partnerships program runs a series of workshops that build cross-disciplinary partnerships and create interdisciplinary teaching materials. A Partnerships workshop for faculty in Physics and Mathematics ...more>>

  16. MAA Session on Interdisciplinary Programs with Undergraduate Mathematics - Louis Gross
    Abstracts and related materials associated with a contributed paper session convened at the joint meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in Orlando, FL, on January 12, 1996. ...more>>

  17. Magic Squares: Math, History, Geography - Suzanne Alejandre
    Designed primarily for middle school and older elementary school students, this Math Forum Web unit includes classroom activities for four different squares: Lo Shu, Sator, Dürer, and Franklin, three of them demonstrating increasing complexity using ...more>>

  18. Maryland Virtual High School of Science and Mathematics (MVHS)
    Maryland students and teachers use the Internet to collaborate with peers in carrying out visually compelling, computational science explorations. Classroom projects and ideas include collaborative projects, system dynamics activities, and computational ...more>>

  19. Math Activities for Grades 9-12 - Biezad, Ward; NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
    Lesson plans based on aeronautical themes and NASA projects. Topics include: Latitude and Longitude: A Real Life Example of the Distance Formula; Graphing: The SR-71: Discovering the Linear Relationship between Celsius and Fahrenheit; Battery Depletion ...more>>

  20. Math and a Music Education - Ivars Peterson (Mathland)
    Peterson discusses explorations into math and music by Pythagoras, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Leonhard Euler, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederic Chopin, and twentieth-century composers, and cites a Nature journal article about a study suggesting that ...more>>

  21. Math Curriculum - KIDLINK
    KIDLINK activities can be used across curriculum areas in units of study combining many content areas, and for specific content objectives. This list focuses on mathematics: e.g. Traffic project; Cost of living project; Cuanto Cuesta ser Nino en Cada ...more>>

  22. Mathematical Connections - Whittle, Luoma; Dept. of Learning Support, Augusta State University
    "Exploring the Interplay Between Mathematics and the Humanities." A forum for exploring the interplay between mathematics and the humanities, including, but not limited to, the relationship between mathematics and the arts, anthropology, history, literature, ...more>>

  23. Mathematical Discovery of Planets - MacTutor Math History Topics Archive
    A hypertext essay describing the connections between math and planetary discoveries, from the discovery of Uranus through that of Pluto in 1930, with References. ...more>>

  24. Mathematics Across the Curriculum (MATC) - Dartmouth College
    An NSF-funded project which strives to integrate the study of mathematics into the whole curriculum. MATC Courses: Mathematics and the Humanities (Pattern, Chaos, Late Renaissance Thought and the New Universe, Math and Science Fiction, Geometry in Art ...more>>

  25. Mathematics and Constitution Day - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
    Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics involved in the Constitution of the United States of America. Lesson plans and web resources for this mid-September date range from accounting of the electoral college to mathematical ...more>>

  26. Mathematics and Elections - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
    Classroom resources for studying and explaining the mathematics involved in the election process. ...more>>

  27. Mathematics and the Census - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
    Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics of the census process. ...more>>

  28. Mathematics and The Human Condition - Victor M. Selby
    An enrichment supplement for high school math teachers that integrates math/science with cultural evolution. This book describes and includes student produced essays connecting the algebra 1, geometry, and algebra 2 curriculums with the history of ...more>>

  29. Mathematics and the Media - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
    Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics involved in the media. Ideas range from critically examining the mathematics used in advertising to the mathematics of proportion and scale needed to create movie sets. ...more>>

  30. Mathematics - WestEd
    Descriptions of WestEd's Science and Mathematics Projects, with supporting print and online resources: 24® Game Demonstration Project, California Mathematics Implementation Study, Evaluation of Interactive Multi-Media Exercises (IMMEX), Evaluation: ...more>>

  31. Math Travels - Real World Math
    An integrated simulation of U.S. travel for grades 4-12. Students develop reading, writing, math, social studies, and art skills by planning vacations across states, applying concepts of measurement, multiplication, division, decimals, and time. The site ...more>>

  32. MayaQuest - Classroom Connect
    In February 1995, the MayaQuest team led by adventurer Dan Buettner embarked upon a wholly kid-directed bicycle expedition into the Maya world of Guatemala, Mexico, Belize and Honduras. The goal of the three-month expedition was to engage kids and their ...more>>

  33. Modern Math - Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
    Mr. Taoufik Nadji's pre-calculus students at Interlochen Arts Academy introduce modern mathematical topics: fair division (methods: divider-chooser, lone divider, lone chooser, last diminsher, markers, sealed bids); graph theory (applications, terms, ...more>>

  34. The Museum of Scientific Discovery (MSD)
    An interactive science and technology center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. On-line science exhibits, links to other Internet science resources, and Educator's Express, an annual publication designed to familiarize teachers and other group leaders with ...more>>

  35. Museums in the Classroom - Illinois State Museum and Brookfield Zoo
    Students from 25 partner schools throughout Illinois are developing online curriculum projects that explore the diversity of Illinois and world ecosystems, integrating collections, data, images, video, audio, text, and exhibitions and using skills from ...more>>

  36. The National Numeracy Strategy - Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
    The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools ...more>>

  37. National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    NSSDC provides access to a wide variety of astrophysics, space physics, solar physics, lunar and planetary data from NASA space flight missions, in addition to selected other data and some models and software, and in addition online information bases ...more>>

  38. Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science - Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
    Science-policy news, archives and indices, web specials (a collection of full-text articles and web-only material), job openings, events and announcements, a Nature meetings guide, a marketplace, science update (for the general reader), and Nature past ...more>>

  39. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  40. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Interdisciplinary Math - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  41. Network Montana Project (NMP) - Churchill, Thomas
    K-12 Earth System Science Curricular Materials that integrate mathematics, science, and technology. Atmosphere: Weather and Climate; Geosphere: Structure and Dynamics of the Solid Earth; Hydrosphere: Water Cycle and Sea Surface Temperature and Phytoplankton; ...more>>

  42. Numeracy in the News - The Mercury/University of Tasmania
    Newspaper articles collected from the Tasmanian (Australia) metropolitan daily newspaper, The Mercury, to represent the five areas of the Chance and Data curriculum (Data Collection and Sampling, Data Representation, Chance and Basic Probability, Data ...more>>

  43. Online Exhibits Hotlist - The Franklin Institute
    A list of links to more than 100 online learning experiences for math and science, both interactive projects and exhibits. ...more>>

  44. Online Math Applications - Leung, Jiang, Jiang, Chiu, Klopfer, Chiu; ThinkQuest Junior
    Activities, examples, problems, and online quizzes about math applied to real world situations in investing (a stock market simulation game), music (classical MIDI files), history (biographies and anecdotes), science (astronomy, computers, 'math in the ...more>>

  45. Orbits and Gravitation - MacTutor Math History Archives
    A hypertext essay covering Copernicus through Poincaré, Levi-Civita, and Birkhoff, with References. ...more>>

  46. Orlando Sessions on Interdisciplinary Math
    The 1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida featured presentations on interdisciplinary programs. ...more>>

  47. Paso Partners: Integrating Mathematics, Science, and Language - Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
    A two-volume curriculum and resources guide for K-3 educators, designed to help teachers increase achievement of Hispanic children whose first language is not English. Preceding each complete unit in English is a Spanish version of background information ...more>>

  48. Pattern - Drew, Wallace; Mathematics Across the Curriculum, Dartmouth College
    An interdisciplinary course in textile design and elementary group theory. Syllabus, course pages (notes, figures, questions, group work and homework), final project and class artworks from a 1996 math and art cross-curricular class at Dartmouth College. ...more>>

  49. PlaneMath - InfoUse, in cooperation with NASA
    Materials for elementary school students about math and aeronautics, designed to stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education ...more>>

  50. The Private Eye - Kerry Ruef
    A hands-on, investigative teaching approach that attempts to stimulate the wonder of looking closely at the world, thinking by analogy, changing scale, and theorizing. It uses everyday objects, a jeweler's loupe, and a series of simple questions, which ...more>>


 
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