 The Surface Area of a Cylinder (SMILE)  Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Academy
A lesson designed to teach students to relate the areas of one rectangle and two circles to the total surface area of a cylinder; relate the circumference of a circle to the base of the rectangular section of a cylinder; and to review the area of a circle.
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 The Surface Area of a Cylinder (Version 2.0) (SMILE)  Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Academy
A grade 8 group activity that uses a phenomenological approach, teaching students to apply concepts to a problemsolving situation. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics
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 Surface Area of a Rectangular Solid  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is the surface area of a rectangular solid whose length is 6 centimeters, depth is 5 centimeters, and height is 4 centimeters? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Surface Distance Between Two Points of Latitude and Longitude  John A. Byers, United States Department of Agriculture  Agricultural Research Service
Enter the latitude and longitude of two points on Earth, and this JavaScript program returns the distance between the locations in kilometers, miles, and nautical miles. Similarly, calculate the great circle distances between over 300 cities. Download
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 Surface Plotter  Yanto Suryono
A Java applet that plots surfaces defined by explicit twovariable mathematical functions (i.e: z = f(x,y)). Surfaces thus plotted may be rotated in any direction.
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 Surfaces Beyond the Third Dimension  Thomas Banchoff
A site that documents an art exhibit hosted by the Providence, Rhode Island Art Club in 1996, featuring computergenerated artwork designed by Tom Banchoff in collaboration with Davide Cervone (now at Union College) and student associates at Brown University.
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 Surfaces (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
A surface, or 2manifold, is a shape any small enough neighborhood of which is topologically equivalent to a neighborhood of a point in the plane. For instance, a the surface of a cube is a surface topologically equivalent to the surface of a sphere.
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 Surfing The Net with Kids: Math  Barbara J. Feldman
The author is a newspaper columnist who collects, reviews, and rates, and sorts by subject internet sites for kids. The site is searchable, and includes various subject areas, a weekly email newsletter, and items for parents and teachers.
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 Surfin' Sinefeld: Flash Animations for Precalculus, Calculus and Statistics  Ralph Irons
Animated graphing calculators for exponential, logarithmic, sinusoidal and
power functions and their derivatives; animated histogram for 5 data sets;
quizzes; Derivative Pong.
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 SURFSTAT australia  Keith Dear; National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University
An online text in introductory Statistics from the University of Newcastle. Contents: Summarizing and Presenting Data (Types of Variate; Presenting Discrete and Continuous Data; Charactistics of a Distribution; Measures of Central Tendency and Variability;
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 Survey of the Classes of 1997 Concerning Their High School Math Programs and How Well These Programs Prepared Them for College Math  Gregory F. Bachelis
A Bloomfield Hills School District (BHSD; Oakland County, Michigan) survey comparing the college performances of high school students with differing high school math programs, particularly in response to the the advent of the CorePlus Mathematics Project
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 A Survey of Venn Diagrams  Frank Ruskey; Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of Victoria, B.C., Canada
Facts and figures about Venn diagrams, particularly as they relate to combinatorial properties of the diagrams: Who was John Venn? What is a Venn diagram? Formal definition of Venn diagrams; General constructions of Venn diagrams. Also Graphs associated
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 Surviving College Algebra  Eric Saunders
A book intended to simplify college algebra for struggling students.
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 Susan C. Levine  The University of Chicago
Biography, courses, and more about Levine, the codirector of the Center for Early Childhood Research. Her freely downloadable articles include "Early puzzle play: A predictor of preschoolers' mental rotation skill"; "The role of parents and teachers
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 Suspension Rates at U.S. Schools  Regents of the University of California
Bar graphs of suspension rates at the nation's schools, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Data Collection. Select grades, state, and district(s) to see public school disciplinary information according to race,
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 Swiss Mathematical Society
Membership information; conferences, jobs, news.
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 Sybilla Beckmann Kazez
Biography, books, projects, papers, and presentations of the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mathematics at the University of Georgia (UGA). Originally researching arithmetic geometry, Beckmann now considers the mathematical education
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 SyllabusWeb  Syllabus Press, Inc.
From the publishers of Syllabus Magazine, a technology magazine for high schools, colleges, and universities. Highlights of recent issues of the magazine and full text archives of all Press publications. The June 1995 issue covers telecommunications and
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 Syllogism 1.0  Ben Sharvy
Software to download. Enter a syllogism of any length. The program will tell you whether it is a valid syllogism, and if not, why not. It will also analyse the links between terms in the syllogism. BASIC code, and a version compiled for the Mac.
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 The Syllogistic Machine  Johan Mårtensson
A JavaScript machine for checking the properties of Aristotelian syllogisms, with links to Mårtensson's OnLine Logic Book.
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 Sylvan Learning Center
Math help and tutoring, tailored to meet academic goals and needs. Sylvan's teachers create custom learning plans based on assessment, with ongoing evaluations and program updates to continue challenging students. Search by geography to find a center
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 Symbolab  EqsQuest
This semantic search engine for math and science considers the contextual meaning of equations and expressions. Query a mix of text and symbols with Symbolab's pad, which toggles among Greek letters, operators, differentials, and "accents" (vectors, hats,
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 Symbol, Form and Number in Ancient Egypt  Franz Gnaedinger
A book on early mathematics in Egypt, with some social and religious background. Includes a discussion of the use of Pythagorean triples in Egyptian architecture, and hypotheses on the calculation with unit fractions and the approximation of the area
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 Symbolic Computation Group (SCG)  Dept. of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
SCG has as its primary goal the research and development of algorithms for computer algebra, including both symbolic computation and hybrid symbolicnumeric computation. The algorithms developed are incorporated into the Maple computer algebra system.
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 SymbolicNet: Symbolic Mathematical Computation Information Center  ICM; Kent State University
The area of Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (SAC), also known as Computer Algebra (CA), aims to automate mathematical computations of all sorts. SAC research usually combines mathematics with advanced computing techniques. This site includes: introductory
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 Symbolic Solutions Group  Erich Kaltofen
The Symbolic Solutions Group is a group of researchers in computer algebra and related subjects at North Carolina State University. Their articles are available for download, usually in PostScript format, via FTP.
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 SymmeToy  Hank Hufnagel
A Windows program for creating paint patterns, symmetry roses, tessellated art, and symmetrically decorated 3D polyhedron models. The program is easy to learn, fun to use and includes extensive online help. Appropriate for all ages, but especially for
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 Symmetrica  Lehrstuhl Mathematik II, University of Bayreuth
A collection of routines, written in the programming language C, for doing computations in the representation theory of classical and symmetric groups, and related areas. With a list of papers that mention Symmetrica, and a collection of online programs
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 Symmetric Patterns at the Alhambra, with Math Problems  Susan Addington, David Marshall
The Alhambra is a walled city and fortress in Granada, Spain, built during the last Islamic sultanate on the Iberian peninsula, the Nasrid Dynasty (12381492). The palace is lavishly decorated with stone and wood carvings and tile patterns on most of
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 Symmetric Presentations  J. N. Bray
Presentations of groups, symmetric or otherwise, divided into classes to make location easier. Groups that have just one (finite) nonabelian composition factor up to isomorphism are listed in the first seven sections according to the isomorphism type
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 Symmetrier, monstre & tesselationer med The Geometer's Sketchpad  Allan Bergmann Jensen, Kalundborg, Denmark
GSP Symmetries, Patterns and Tessellations. Contains a gallery of wallpaper designs constructed using the Geometer's Sketchpad with JavaSketchpad versions to explore, an illustrated paper on "The Math About Symmetries" (in Danish), a GSP guide, a links
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 Symmetries and the Millennium (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
What are the symmetries of a cube in space? What about a hypercube in 4 dimensional space?
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 Symmetry and Group Theory (The Geometry Junkyard)  David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
Computational and recreational geometry pointers to sites with information, problems, and lessons having to do with symmetry and group theory (tessellations, kaleidoscopes, origami, etc.).
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 Symmetry and Orbifolds (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Given a symmetric pattern, what happens when you identify equivalent points? You get an object with interesting topological and geometrical properties, called an orbifold... hearts, paper dolls, wave patterns, quotient orbifolds, Moebius bands.
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 Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets  The Textile Museum/Math Forum
In this online exhibit, the study of symmetry is used to analyze patterns in Oriental carpets. A joint project of The Textile Museum and The Math Forum.
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 Symmetry  Gyorgy Darvas
Organizations, events, publications, projects related to symmetry.
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 Symmetry  Rick Engel
A lesson on the symmetry of the Platonic and Archimedean solids using Polymorf, a math manipulative product. Demonstrates inscription, truncation, sectioning, and space filling with polyhedra.
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 Symmetry  Science Museum of Minnesota
Patterns in Nature  butterflies and moths are symmetrical, with two equal sides. Symmetry means balanced proportions. Mrs. Schmidt's class spotted symmetry everywhere! Make your own butterfly using the pattern and instructions provided.
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 Symmetry Studio 1.01  Binkley, Simon; Artware, Inc.
Symmetry software for mathematics and art, for the Macintosh. A computeraided design tool that allows you to quickly create complex twodimensional symmetrical patterns. It simplifies the study and use of mathematical principles that underlie the regular
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 Symposium on Implementing Reform in Math, Engineering, and the Sciences
A workshop that brought together college faculty and administrators involved in largescale implementation projects on the freshmen and sophomore level, or who were preparing such projects for the near future, held June 78, 1996, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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 Synergetics on the Web  Kirby Urner, 4D Solutions
R. Buckminster Fuller's "explorations in the geometry of thinking" is detailed in two thick volumes, Synergetics and Synergetics 2. Synergetics thoroughly permeates the rest of Fuller's writings as well. The invention for which Fuller is most famous,
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 SysQuake  Calerga
Highly interactive software for the design and simulation of dynamic systems. Runs on PowerPC Macintosh computers and Windows 95, 98 and NT 4 computers. SysQuake LE is the free version of SysQuake, and may be downloaded from the site.
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 SysteMATHics  Sigurd Andersen
Based on a discipline started by John G. Bennett, systematics is an attempt to understand the meaning implicit in number. The three areas of mathematical exploration covered are triadic numbers; ngrams, number patterns expressed graphically using the
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 Systematic Mathematics  Paul Ziegler
This videobased home school math curriculum promises to "repair [the] essential foundation for your more experienced student, or create a solid math foundation for younger students." Each module consists of dozens of short lessons, delivered via DVD,
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 System Dynamics in Education Project (SDEP)
System dynamics is a method for studying the world around us. It deals with understanding how complex systems change over time. Internal feedback loops within the structure of the system influence the entire system behavior. Math materials are available
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 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
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 Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science (SIMMS)
A fiveyear, cooperative initiative of the state of Montana and the National
Science Foundation, with nine major objectives, including the redesign of the
912 mathematics curriculum using an integrated, interdisciplinary approach for all students,
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 System Simulation: The Shortest Route to Applications  Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
Course notes. Information includes: Course Information (for students enrolled in the class); Topics in Descriptive Simulation Modeling; Statistics and Probability for Simulation; SIMSCRIPT, and SPSS Commands; Techniques for Sensitivity Estimation; Goalseeking
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 Systems of Linear Equations with Solutions  Matyáš Theuer
Freely downloadable PDF of hundreds of linear equations, complete with "nice" solutions, i.e., that are easy to find by basic methods: three, four, and fivevariable systems with no, one, and multiple parameter solutions sets.
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 Systems Theory; Control  Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
A short article designed to provide an introduction to systems theory; control: the mathematical study of complex dynamic structures in engineering. One
can attempt a mathematical or statistical test for system identification, that is, to deduce the
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