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January 1999: The Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section - Ron Knott
A site for students and teachers at a variety of levels, exploring the numerical properties of the series and ways it is manifested in nature. Ron Knott's pages include: The Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section in Nature; The Mathematical World of Fibonacci and Phi; The Golden String; Fibonacci Puzzles; Fibonacci - the Man and His Times; The Golden Section In Art, Architecture and Music; Fibonacci Bases and Other Ways of Representing Integers; The Fibonacci Numbers in a Formula for Pi; Fibonacci Forgeries; and The Lucas Numbers.

February 1999: Mathematicians of the African Diaspora - Dr. Scott W. Williams
Web pages created to exhibit the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the mathematical sciences. A Modern History of Blacks in Mathematics and AMUCHMA Online, the History of Mathematics in Africa Newsletter, are featured. Topics include: The Greatest Black Mathematicians; Profiles of All Black Mathematicians; Black Research Mathematicians; Black Women in Mathematics; Outside North America; The Ancients in Africa; Black Math Departments Online; Special Articles; Scholarships & Fellowships; Modern and Ancient Sources; Related Links; Physics & the African Diaspora; and Computer Science & the African Diaspora.

March 1999: SCORE Mathematics Lessons - Jim Shaver, Schools of California Mathematics Online Resources for Education
More than 60 lessons written by teachers selected to participate in SCORE Mathematics workshops. This page is designed especially for mathematics teachers and students in California, its contents and links reflecting the state's Mathematics Standards and the NCTM Standards. Lessons for grades K-7 and 8-12 are presented separately, organized by their main strands. Each includes a linked list of the specific standards with which it is aligned. The site also provides links to the entire California Mathematics Framework and Standards, to the NCTM Standards, and to lessons written by others that are linked to the California Mathematics Standards.

April 1999: Math Awareness Month (MAM) - JPBM; hosted by the Math Forum
This year's theme is Mathematics and Biology. Essays available include: Math in the Heart by Dr. James Paul Keener; Math and DNA by Dr. De Witt Sumners; and two essays, How Does Biology Affect Mathematics? and Mathematics and Ecology, by Dr. Louis J. Gross. In addition to his essays, Dr. Gross provides a page of links to Resources for Mathematics Education for Biology Students and a link to the Mathematics Archives for the Life Sciences.

May 1999: MATHCOUNTS
A national math coaching and competition program that promotes 7th and 8th grade math achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and several territories. At the beginning of each school year, the MATHCOUNTS Foundation distributes, free of charge, its School Handbook and other materials to schools across the country. Teachers and volunteers use these materials to coach student "mathletes," either as part of in-class instruction or as an extracurricular activity. This site provides information about MATHCOUNTS, registration opportunities, problems (a Problem of the Week covers a variety of topics, focusing on a current newsworthy event) problem-solving strategies, competition results, and discussion forums for coaches, students, coordinators, and alumni.

June 1999: The Precalculus Page
Lesson plans and staff development activities with a problem-solving approach. Materials focus on logarithms, the binomial theorem, and the law of sines. Problems (without answers) on algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions, other functions, geometry, and sums, sequences, and series are available. The site also offers pages of useful links for teachers, and lesson plans with activity overviews from 1998 summer workshops at Portland and Eugene, Oregon.

July 1999: Learning Network Teacher Connection - Math Lesson Plans from the New York Times on the Web
Math lesson plans based on the day's news, by authors Alison Zimbalist of The New York Times Learning Network, and Lorin Driggs, of The Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Math lessons with interdisciplinary extensions explore such topics as understanding the value of numbers in the newspaper; calculating refugee camp supply costs; interpreting opinion polls; analyzing baseball hall of fame statistics; and more. A daily lesson plan archive includes many other subjects, including history, geography, science, and technology.

August 1999: Patterns in Mathematics - Annenberg Teachers' Lab
Labs based on professional development series and workshops that have been broadcast on the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project Channel. Each lab combines online activities with background information and interactive polls or worksheets for use in classrooms, with links to related Web sites. New labs are added in June, September, and January. Patterns in Mathematics explores patterns as they occur in logic, numbers, and words.

September 1999: Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics - David M. Lane
A comprehensive interactive resource for studying statistics, in four modules: HyperStat Online (an introductory-level hypertext statistics book, with links to other statistics resources on the Web); simulations and demonstrations (Java applets that display simulations on numerous statistics topics, searchable by keyword); case studies (examples of real data with analyses andinterpretation); and a Data Analysis Lab with some basic statistical analysis tools.

October 1999: Tools for Understanding - John Woodward; University of Puget Sound
A resource guide for math educators who are interested in integrating common technologies into their daily instruction. Most lessons on this site were piloted, revised, and re-piloted in middle-school classrooms over a three-year period. Onsite strands include Math Concepts, Integrated Lessons, and Journaling. Lessons incorporate spreadsheets or describe how to use calculators, word processors, and presentation software as part of a problem-solving process or as a tool for completing a project.

November 1999: The Math League - Conrad, Flegler, Motyka: Math League Multimedia
Math contests for grades 4 through 12, contest problem books, and educational software for mathematics for grades 4-8. Contest results from math league competitions in the U.S. and Canada are posted onsite. A free Help Facility for Grades 4-8 is also available as a reference for basic math topics: Whole numbers and their basic properties; Decimals, whole numbers, and exponents; Using data and statistics; Fractions; Geometry; Ratio and proportion; Percent and probability; Integers; Metric units and measurement; Introduction to algebra; Positive and negative numbers.

December 1999: Maths Online - Univ. of Vienna, Austria
A mathematics learning site on the Web, in English and German. Its gallery of multimedia learning units (Java applets), on math subjects for secondary school, high school, college, and university, offers guided exercises, solutions, and curricular applications of the exercises. Maths online also provides selected online tools, each in its own browser window so that it may be used with other pages. These include Java scientific calculators; tools for plotting 2D and 3D graphs, differentiating and integrating functions, and solving equations; and ways to perform computations using Mathematica. In addition, the site lists and describes math inks that emphasize interactive learning material.

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