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  1. The Shikaku Room - Paul Hutchinson
    Given a few numbered squares in a larger grid, block out rectangular and square sections so that each component piece contains the one number that represents its area. Randomly generate or create your own grids — from 4 × 4 up to 20 × ...more>>

  2. ShillerMath: How Kids Learn Math - Larry Shiller
    A home-schooling math kit, designed to be kid- and parent-friendly. Details of the curriculum and free sample activities are available on the site, as well as a parent resource center, newsletter, chat area, and more. ...more>>

  3. Shmuzzle Puzzle - Sam Savage
    Inspired by M.C. Escher's famous tessellation drawings, these salamanders interlock in multiple ways. Physical and online puzzles, a contest, history of the shmuzzle, resources for teachers, and other shmuzzle products. ...more>>

  4. Shock and Vibration Software and Tutorials - Tom Irvine, Vibrationdata.com
    Free downloadable Windows software and tutorials with an emphasis on acoustics, shock, vibration, and signal processing. Much of the material is based on Fourier transforms, Laplace transforms, and other mathematical functions. The author also offers ...more>>

  5. Shockwave Montessori Arithmetic Games - Our-Montessori
    Materials designed to accompany a Montessori program, suitable for any student. A link to download Shockwave Player is included. Contents: Stamp Game - use with children ages 4-7 for addition and subtraction; Large Bead Frame - extends basic addition ...more>>

  6. Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    A non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies. Interactive middle school lessons aligned with curricula are available through ...more>>

  7. The Shoelace Problem - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    How should shoes be laced? This seemingly simple question, rooted in everyday life, can provoke passionate argument - and evoke a mathematical response. There are at least three common ways to lace shoes, as illustrated: American (or standard) zigzag, ...more>>

  8. Shoe Size vs. Height - Statistical Analysis and Linear Regression with FATHOM - Jay Yohe; Susquehanna Township High School, Harrisburg, PA
    A lesson plan in which students analyze one-variable distributions (histograms and box plots), determine measures of center (mean, median) and spread (standard deviation, range), analyze scatter plots, form lines of best fit, and explore least squares ...more>>

  9. Shooloo - Shooloo Inc.
    At Shooloo, students "discover the joy of writing their own math stories" by publishing original word problems, constructing viable arguments, critiquing the reasoning of others, and modeling real life with mathematics. Shooloo then presents the resulting ...more>>

  10. A Short Course in Trigonometry - David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
    An introduction and a guide to trigonometry, with hints and answers to exercises, and Java applets as illustrations. Contents include applications of trigonometry, angle measurement, chords, sines, cosines, tangents and slope, the trigonometry of right ...more>>

  11. Shortcuts to Departments of Physics, Engineering, and Mathematics - Fred Lemmerhirt, Waubonsee Community College
    A collection of quick links to departments of physics, engineering, and mathematics at most U.S. universities and four-year colleges, listed both by location and alphabetically. Many two-year colleges are also included. ...more>>

  12. Shortest Enclosures on Surface of Cube (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    The circle provides the least-perimeter way to enclose given area in the plane. What is the least-perimeter way to enclose given area in the surface of the unit cube? Answer: Al Zimmerman correctly finds that the best way to enclose small area is not ...more>>

  13. A Short Guide to Writing Mathematics - Stephen B. Maurer; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Swarthmore College
    A guide to mathematics writing for college students who want to learn mathematical style - math majors or prospective majors, or students who will go into other quantitative fields and expect to communicate with mathematics in their careers. You may contact ...more>>

  14. A Short Introduction to Symmetry and Groups - Jenny Olive
    A beautiful and satisfying area of maths that also has many important applications in areas such as crystallography and particle physics. Olive gives some examples of how symmetry can be described by groups, for which no previous maths is required, and ...more>>

  15. Short Signal Harmonic Spectra and Approximation - Dmitriev E.V.
    The author writes: "Presently traditional ways to determine signal spectra are based on the expansion of functions in Fourier series or on their representation by Fourier integrals with applying a system of basis ORTHOGONAL functions. For the first time, ...more>>

  16. Should Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators be Listening to Cognitive Psychologists? - Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
    Organized into four sections: Different Questions and (often very) Different Views of Mathematics; Shared Underlying Principles of Knowledge Axquisition; Where is the Mind? and Some Concluding Reflections. Subsections include A Schema Theory; Mathematics ...more>>

  17. Should Nader Voters Flip a Coin? (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Answer to the Challenge: Suppose that in a certain U.S. state 12 million potential voters favor Bush, 10 million favor Gore, and 5 million favor Nader with Gore as second choice. The Nader supporters want to be sure than Gore wins, but they would like ...more>>

  18. Show-Me Center
    A National Science Foundation project supporting implementation of standards-based middle grades mathematics curricula. The site features a calendar listing professional development opportunities; information about five different math curricula (Connected ...more>>

  19. Show Me Your Math - Borden, Lisa Lunney; and Wagner, David
    Student projects and resources to support culturally responsive teaching from a program that invites Aboriginal Students in Atlantic Canada to explore the mathematics evident in their own community and indigenous practices. Nova Scotia youth who participate ...more>>

  20. Show N Tell Multiplication Table Tutor - Sheela Belur
    Audiovisual practice in the multiplication tables. For Internet Explorer on Windows only. ...more>>

  21. ShowTheMath.org - Alan Degener
    Enter an algebra equation and then solve it, step by step -- manually: use the pull-down menu to describe steps as combining like terms, distributing, expanding, factoring, adding to both sides, subtracting from both sides, dividing both sides, multiplying ...more>>

  22. Shtetl-Optimized - Scott Aaronson
    Blog posts include "Teaching your students not to need a teacher," "Ten Signs a Claimed Mathematical Breakthrough is Wrong," "Essentials of complexity-theoretic stand-up comedy," "My take on the Koblitz affair, "Logicians on safari," and "Unparadox Contest." ...more>>

  23. SIAM Activity Group on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions - Martin Muldoon
    A group for promoting basic research in orthogonal polynomials and special functions; furthering the application of this subject in other parts of mathematics and in science and industry; and encouraging and supporting the exchange of information, ideas, ...more>>

  24. SIAM Activity Groups - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
    Activity Groups on: Control and Systems Theory; Discrete Mathematics; Dynamical Systems; Geometric Design; Geosciences; Linear Algebra; Optimization; Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions; Supercomputing, etc. Rules of Procedure, Initiation and ...more>>

  25. SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
    A journal that publishes research articles on a broad range of topics from pure and applied mathematics, including combinatorics and graph theory, discrete optimization and operations research, theoretical computer science, to coding and communication ...more>>

  26. SIAM Journals - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
    The journals of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM): Applied Mathematics; Computing; Control and Optimization; Discrete Mathematics; Mathematical Analysis; Matrix Analysis and Applications; Numerical Analysis; Optimization; Scientific ...more>>

  27. SIAM's Undergraduate Page (Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics) - Math Department, Univ. of New Hampshire
    SIAM serves the mathematics and industrial communities and offers another way to bring the two together. Mathematics articles and essays submitted by undergraduates; profiles of recent graduates and mathematicians in industry; information about internships ...more>>

  28. Siemens STEM Academy - Siemens Foundation
    The Siemens STEM Academy provides professional development to educators as they cultivate junior scientists who will pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Opportunities include an annual STEM Institute; interactive ...more>>

  29. Siemens Westinghouse Competition - The Siemens Foundation
    The Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology fosters individual growth for high school students seeking to challenge themselves through science research. Through this competition, students have an opportunity to achieve national ...more>>

  30. The Sierpinski Carpet Project, 2000-2001 - Tom Canright
    Instructions and pictures of The Sierpinski Carpet Project, from Tom Canright and Linda Gazzola's sixth grade mathematics classes at the Latin School of Chicago. All of the carpets are a type of fractal, meaning that the basic patterns are reiterated ...more>>

  31. Sierpinski Shapes - Rick and Donna Joi
    An interactive Java applet that allows you to create hundreds of fractal shapes using a variation of the Sierpinski triangle algorithm. Includes a page that provides a non-technical explanation (with pictures) of the fractal math. ...more>>

  32. Sierpinski Tetrahedron: A Metal Sculpture - Stan Goldade
    Pictures and background information on the sculpture, with some Sierpinski facts. Breckenridge Senior High School students welded 4,096 equilateral metal triangles together to form 1,024 tetrahedra to form a stage-5 Sierpinski Tetrahedron. It is located ...more>>

  33. The Sierpinski Triangle - Robert L. Devaney; Dept. of Mathematics, Boston University
    Section from the paper "Chaos in the Classroom," describing the deterministic (rather than random) construction of the Sierpinski triangle. ...more>>

  34. Sieve of Eratosthenes - Interactive mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    Sieve of Eratosthenes with an interactive Java illustration. A slight modification of the Eratosthenes' algorithm leads to a different sieve that leaves out square numbers. The latter is also accompanied by a Java illustration. ...more>>

  35. Sieve Of Eratosthenes - Jim Loy
    A description of Eratosthenes' method for finding a list of the prime numbers from 2 to 100. ...more>>

  36. Sieve of Eratosthenes - Program in C
    A class assignment for Mathematics 216: Introduction to Mathematical Computation (with C) at the Univ. of Utah. The new part of the C language learned was the array. Problems: Design a program to make a list of primes less than N = 100 using Eratosthenes' ...more>>

  37. Sifting through the Web's data jumble - Ivars Peterson; Science News Online
    A combination of text and link analysis underlies a novel method based on analyses of the way Web pages are linked to one another for automatically generating lists of authoritative Web resources. ...more>>

  38. Sight Enhancement Systems
    Manufacturers of large display scientific calculators with speech output, and of large display calculators that allow people with low vision to perform scientific, statistical and trigonometric calculations. Download brochures and manuals for the Sci-Plus ...more>>

  39. Signal Processing Laboratory - Thomas W. Parks, Director; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    People; wavelets and multi-resolution analysis research. ...more>>

  40. The Significance of the NCTM Standards to the Pathways (NCREL) - Cathy Cook; Pathways to School Improvement
    Critical Issues in Mathematics. The Standards represent a major effort to develop mathematically literate citizens. They should be viewed as facilitators of reform, rather than as a set of directives. They are designed to help schools achieve national ...more>>

  41. Significant Digits - R. H. Logan, Instructor of Chemistry, El Centro College
    An explanation of significant digits, with sections on: Measured Values; Computed Values; Rules for Determining the Number of Significant Digits In Numbers With Indicated Decimals; Significant Digits In Numbers Not Having an Indicated Decimal; Significant ...more>>

  42. Significant Figures and Rounding Rules - Christopher Mulliss
    A site dedicated to the discussion of issues relating to the proper teaching of significant figures and rounding rules in high school and college science courses. Includes a link to a detailed study "On the Standard Rounding Rule for Multiplication and ...more>>

  43. Significant Figures/Digits - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about scientific figures and scientific digits, such as "When are zeros significant and when are they not significant?" ...more>>

  44. Signing Apps - Vcom3D
    Illustrated, interactive 3D sign language dictionaries and pictionaries. Vcom3D developed the Signing Math Dictionary (SMD), Signing Math Pictionary (SMP), and other apps for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing students who use American Sign Language (ASL) or Signed ...more>>

  45. Signing Science - National Technical Institute for the Deaf, TERC, Vcom3D
    Along with the animated sign translator Sign Smith Player, SigningAvatar signs text in American Sign Language (ASL) or Signed English (SE). This research project plans to evaluate the extent to which the addition of signing promotes achievement of specific ...more>>

  46. SI Guide - James R. Frysinger
    SI (International System) measurements and quantities, with pages for: a basic starter set of units and prefixes; the unit compendium (a more complete list); the prefix compendium (a complete list); rules on usage (spelling, capitalization, spacing, plurals, ...more>>

  47. Silicon Champions of the Game - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    Deep Blue's triumph over Gary Kasparov in May of 1997 marked the first match victory by a chess-playing computer over a reigning world champion. Some of the world's top computer programs are also playing backgammon, bridge, checkers, chess, Go, Othello, ...more>>

  48. The Silicon Mirror and Kaleidoscope - Elliot Leonard
    The Silicon Mirror is an interactive tool for creating tessellations. It operates on the same principles as a kaleidoscope. The Silicon Kaleidoscope is a screen saver that uses the Silicon Mirror to create kaleidoscopic images that flow in real time. ...more>>

  49. The Siluroid Curve - Dario de Judicibus
    Formulas, graphs, compass-and-straightedge constructions, derivatives, and more about this bi-quadratic, trilobate curve. Among the torpedo- or fish-shaped curve's curious properties: connecting its intersection with the generatrix or goniometric circle ...more>>

  50. SIMATH - Marc Conrad
    A computer algebra system, especially for number theory. Try out the online version of the SIMATH calculator simcalc; a more detailed overview is available as a .dvi file or you can download the TeX-Source of this file. ...more>>


 
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