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  1. Sessions on Minority Issues - 1996 AMS/MAA Joint Meetings, Orlando, FL
    Excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, in Orlando, Florida: panel discussions and other relevant presentations. ...more>>

  2. The Set Game Company - Set Enterprises Inc.
    SetGame is a family game of visual perception. Take the Java tutorial; learn the math behind the game (create a 3x3 magic square with SET cards, learn why the largest possible "no set" contains 20 cards, explore set theory and set operations involved ...more>>

  3. The SET Home Page - Magliery, Weeks
    A page "dedicated to the entertaining and highly addictive game of SET." The object of the game is to identify a 'Set' of three cards from 12 cards laid out on the table. Each card has a variation of the following four features: color, symbol, number ...more>>

  4. Set Theory and Foundations (MathPages) - Kevin Brown
    About 30 "informal notes" by Kevin Brown on set theory and foundations: what is fuzzy logic, fractal logic, Cantor's diagonal proof, are all triangles isosceles?, on Gauss's mountains, problems with the luminiferous aether, and many more. ...more>>

  5. Setting Up A Web Site For Your School: An On-line Presentation - George Cassutto
    A presentation by George Cassutto of North Hagerstown High School, Maryland, first developed for on-line display at the 1996 MICCA Conference in Baltimore, MD, and expanded for use at the 1997 Connected Classroom Conference. Not meant to be a definitive, ...more>>

  6. Seventeen Kinds of Wallpaper Patterns - Mathematics Museum (Japan)
    Examples of the 17 wallpaper groups in Japanese culture. Also available in Japanese. ...more>>

  7. Shack's Math Problems - Michael Shackleford
    Pages of math problems ranging from basic math to differential equations. Each problem comes with a difficulty rating from one to four stars, roughly a measure of how much time it took Shackleford to do the problem. Includes answers and, usually, solutions. ...more>>

  8. ShadowFax Cluster Rant - A. Jorge Garcia
    Garcia blogs about teaching math and computer science with technology (such as SmartBoards), learning math and computer science with technology, and the LinuxClusters super computer called ShadowFax. Posts, which date back to May, 2009, have included ...more>>

  9. Shady Puzzles - LambdaMu Pte Ltd
    A logic and elimination (disjunctive syllogism) puzzle: the column and row headers identify the number and spacing of shaded squares within a grid--place shaded squares where they belong according to those guides. The site includes a history of the puzzles, ...more>>

  10. Shai Simonson
    Shai Simonson is an associate professor of computer science and mathematics at Stonehill College. The site contains the article "How to Read Mathematics," which uses the probability of two people having the same birthday as an example. The site also ...more>>

  11. Shapari and Curvay - Spelunk Computing
    Windows software designed to allow children to produce abstract and fractal patterns from simple shapes and operations. Shapari offers 5 levels of difficulty, allowing children to challenge their visualization abilities by matching computer generated ...more>>

  12. Shape and Space in Geometry (Teachers' Lab) - Annenberg Media
    This lab, based on the professional development series and workshops broadcast on the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project Channel, explores the properties of objects (angles, surfaces) and the consequences of how these objects are positioned (where ...more>>

  13. The Shape of Space - Jeff Weeks
    This textbook surveys the basic geometry of two- and three-dimensional spaces - stretching students minds as they learn to visualize new possibilities for the shape of our universe. Contains illustrated examples and engaging exercises intended to teach ...more>>

  14. Share My Lesson: Math - SML JV LLC
    Browse, search, and review thousands of math activities, worksheets, games, lesson plans, flashcards, puzzles, posters, assessments, and videos -- including dozens related to Christmas, Halloween, and other events -- or share your own on this free platform ...more>>

  15. SHAREWARE.COM - CNET, Inc.
    Search more than 250,000 files in the former Virtual Software Library: first select the platform of your choice, then enter the word or filename to search for. You may also search for files in a specific archive here by first selecting the archive of ...more>>

  16. Shedding Light on the Subject: Function Models of Light Decay (i-Math Investigations) - Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation in which students develop and analyze exponential models for the behavior of light passing through water. Accompanying video clips show the i-Math in action in real classrooms. ...more>>

  17. Shell Centre - Shell Centre for Mathematical Education Publications Limited
    Publishers of math education design, development, and research, including about the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS) and the Balanced Assessment for the Mathematics Curriculum. Read descriptions, reviews, and sample pages of teaching materials ...more>>

  18. Shelley's Mathematics Articles - Shelley Walsh
    "Little self-contained articles [that] write up more than you can normally fit in a lecture, and ... hopefully put together enough explanation so that there's something for a great variety of different ways of thinking." Organized into Geometry; Analytic ...more>>

  19. Shelley Walsh
    Syllabi and notes for math courses from arithmetic review to beginning calculus. Download MathHelp a tutorial program with problem sets for Mac or PC, or learn how to use MathHelp to create your own tutorials. Brief Mathematics Articles present concepts ...more>>

  20. Sheppard Software
    Software for SAT, GRE, math, and more, including: Algebra - One On One (covers 21 functions), License Plate Math (puzzles for ages 9 and up), Brain Builder - Math Edition (over 500 million puzzles), Math Function Mania (a multimedia game for grades 7-12 ...more>>

  21. 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>>

  22. 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>>

  23. 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>>

  24. 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>>

  25. 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>>

  26. 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>>

  27. 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>>

  28. 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>>

  29. 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>>

  30. 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>>

  31. 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>>

  32. 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>>

  33. 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>>

  34. 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>>

  35. 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>>

  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. 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>>

  40. 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>>

  41. 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>>

  42. 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>>

  43. 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>>

  44. 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>>

  45. 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>>

  46. 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>>

  47. SimCalc Curriculum - James J. Kaput, Principal Investigator; Simulations for Calculus Learning
    The SimCalc Project aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students. How the math of change can contextualize and organize many other important ideas already in the curriculum, moving to a strands structure that allows ...more>>

  48. SimCalc Library - James J. Kaput, Principal Investigator; Simulations for Calculus Learning
    Papers and other writings on the SimCalc Project, which aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students: "Learning the Basics with Calculus"; "An introduction to the profound potential of connected algebra activities:issues ...more>>

  49. Simeon's World of Magic - Bob Fay
    Interactive card tricks on the Web. Pick a card; whisper it out loud; Simeon will always remove it on the next page. ...more>>

  50. Similarity - Project MATHEMATICS!, California Institute of Technology
    A videotape-and-workbook module that explores a basic topic in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. Scaling multiplies lengths by the same factor and produces a similar figure. It preserves angles and ...more>>


 
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