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  1. Pythagoras: Music and Space - J. Boyd-Brent
    A brief introduction to Pythagoras' observations on the relation between music and number. Graphics show music intervals expressed as mathematical ratios. Pythagoras observed that when the blacksmith struck his anvil, different notes were produced according ...more>>

  2. Readings and Poetry Selections for Mathematics in Poetry - JoAnne Growney, Bloomsburg Univ., Bloomsburg, PA; The Math Forum
    Annotated bibliography for the contributed paper session, "The Scholarship of Humanistic Mathematics," AMS-MAA Joint Meetings, Orlando, Florida, 1996. ...more>>

  3. Real World Math Via the Internet - Wendi Fein, M.A., Heritage Online
    K-12 math using real world problems and data that will support interdisciplinary teaching of science, social studies, history and business. Teachers in this course take advantage of the Internet for class discussions and to access material, and prepare ...more>>

  4. Rhythms and Ratios - Peter Appelbaum
    Rhythmic patterns are used to help the student act as apprentice mathematician and citizen mathematician (reading the newspaper, responsible consumerism, etc.). Rhythmic Ratios observations and introductions include the Basic Pattern Idea; Something to ...more>>

  5. A River Runs through It - Stephen Meehan and Maureen Nolan
    A local river is the focus for this year-long series of integrated mathematics and science units for gifted fourth and fifth grade students. Site includes a summary, scenario, internet reference links, and web pages by and for students. Part of the Handbook ...more>>

  6. A Round-Table Discussion with the Client Disciplines - Sheldon P. Gordon; Mathematics, Suffolk Community College
    A roundtable discussion, chaired by Sheldon Gordon, with participants from a number of the sciences; the topic was how calculus reform affects their respective fields. ...more>>

  7. Route ICS (formerly DeweyWeb): Interactive Communications and Simulations - Univ. of Michigan
    An effort to link distant schools and expand the classroom experience: using telecommunications and computer conferencing, students can spend part of every school day in a "global classroom." Crossroads: The Route 12 Project is a grassroots attempt to ...more>>

  8. School Science and Mathematics Association
    The School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) is dedicated to improving instruction at all levels in and between science and mathematics by providing leadership in the field. Its primary work and publications address the needs of all of those ...more>>

  9. Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE) - The Cornell Center for Advanced Computing
    The Cornell Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE) is a math, science, and arts gateway for secondary school students and educators that provides an easy starting point for locating science and mathematics resources on the Web. It is tailored ...more>>

  10. Science Online - American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Searchable Web version of the global weekly research publication, with searchable full text, daily news, Science's Next Wave (Free access: News, forums, columns on career development in science), Science Careers, Electronic Marketplace, and administrative ...more>>

  11. ScottBeall.com - Scott Beall
    Professional development programs for mathematics teaching and interdisciplinary curricula, emphasizing the integration of music and mathematics. With examples from his recent publication Functional Melodies - Finding Mathematical Relationships in Music ...more>>

  12. SINUS transfer - University of Bayreuth
    Spurred by the outcome of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Germany launched a nation-wide "model programme for increasing efficiency in mathematics and science education." Between 1998 and 2007, more than 1800 of the ...more>>

  13. Soft Mathematics: The Mathematics of People - Keith Devlin
    Keith Devlin describes the blending of mathematics with other disciplines, an approach that is increasingly being adopted in the study of people and their actions. ...more>>

  14. Space Educators' Handbook - Jerry Woodfill, NASA Johnson Space Center
    For Mac or PC: programs that include more than 2000 files interactively linked for ease of learning about NASA, space science, space history, and space technology. Many well designed and extensively educational files are available from this Web site, ...more>>

  15. Strategy and Conflict: An Introductory Sketch of Game Theory - Roger A. McCain
    Game theory is an interdisciplinary approach to studying human behavior that touches on computer science, social sciences, and behavioral sciences. Designed as a supplement to existing texts as a means of making the basic ideas a bit more accessible, ...more>>

  16. System Dynamics - Maryland Virtual High School at Montgomery Blair High School
    Understanding how complex systems change over time: internal feedback loops within the structure of the system influence the entire system behavior. Tools and resources including connections to other system dynamics/operations research projects; and links ...more>>

  17. Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science (SIMMS)
    A five-year, cooperative initiative of the state of Montana and the National Science Foundation, with nine major objectives, including the redesign of the 9-12 mathematics curriculum using an integrated, interdisciplinary approach for all students, ...more>>

  18. Teaching Introductory Statistics in the Social Sciences and Engineering (Mathematics Across the Curriculum) - Dartmouth College
    A course that brings together faculty from many different departments who collaborate to produce instructional modules that can be used interchangeably in different introductory courses in statistics, and which integrate the most current technology available ...more>>

  19. There Is No Place Like SPACE - Sharon White
    Junior high students explore living in space through this interdisciplinary (art, language arts, math, reading, social studies and science) project. Site contains a summary, scenario, student pages, and Internet links, as well as a list of standards addressed. ...more>>

  20. THE TITANIC: What Can Numbers Tell Us About Her Fatal Voyage? - Todd Atkins, Barbara McManus; Louisiana State University
    What do you know about the Titanic, its passengers, and its crew? This Webquest, designed for students who have some familiarity with the use of spreadsheets for creating tables and graphs and with the use of databases for gathering information, explores ...more>>

  21. Transformations - David A. Reid
    A transformation is a one-to-one mapping on a set of points. The most common transformations map the points of the plane onto themselves, in a way which keeps all lengths the same. These transformations are called isometries. Another common sort of transformation ...more>>

  22. A Tribute to Miro - Kathy Sederquist, Namaste Art Center
    Students learn how contemporary artists work by doing a painting in the style of the Catalan artist Joan Miró. The basic lines in drawing, including vertical, horizontal, diagonal, and curved, are reviewed through experimentation. ...more>>

  23. U.S. Geological Survey - U.S. Department of the Interior
    Scientific fact-finding and research organization of the U.S. Dept. of the Interior; the principal source of scientific and technical expertise in the earth sciences within the U.S. Federal Government. Includes The Learning Web, where Teacher Developed ...more>>

  24. U.S. Olympic PBS Cyber School - IBM
    Built around the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan, the PBS Cyber School uses downhill skiing, snowboarding, and figure-skating to offer problem-solving challenges for middle school students, who are invited to build their own site using the IBM HomePage ...more>>

  25. Weather Underground - University of Michigan
    One Sky, Many Voices: resources for collaborative study of current weather events for K-12 classrooms, after-school groups, and at-home learning. Gather data on weather information on the Web, current conditions around the world, historical weather patterns, ...more>>

  26. Weather Watchers - Noelle Kreider, Instructional Technology Development Consortium (ITDC)
    An Instructional Technology Development Consortium project, this WebQuest for K-2 students explores concepts of weather including: short term weather changes; the influence of weather on daily human life; the effects of severe weather on human life; learning ...more>>

  27. Whales: A Thematic Web Unit - Kimberlye P. Joyce, Curry School
    A thematic unit for cooperative learning across the K-5 integrated curriculum; an interactive resource for teachers, students and parents. Teacher Resources (Bibliography, Book Reviews, Glossary, Homework Suggestions); Student Activities (Whale Research, ...more>>

  28. Word Problems III - Energy Conservation Enhancement Project
    Perimeter, area, and volume measurements; shading the exterior of a home. Math objectives: 1. Use correct formulas to compute geometric measurements. 2. Complete a variety of word problems involving three geometrical functions: area, volume, perimeter. ...more>>

  29. Yellowstone Caldera - Tina DeBuff; Harlowton High School, Harlowton, MT
    This Webquest for high school math and science students requires that they make predictions based on historical data about volcanic activity and damage related to the Yellowstone Park Caldera. ...more>>


 
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