 STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics  Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation
Webinars and other resources for mathematics instruction and assessment: research metaanalyses and summaries, practitioner guides, tools, examples from the field, standards and assessments, and professional development modules, training materials, and
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 STEM Transitions  Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)
STEM Transitions offers more than 60 integrated projects for use in math, science, and technical courses in the six STEMrelated clusters: health science; information technology; manufacturing; transportation; science, technology, engineering and mathematics;
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 Stephen's Guide to Logical Fallacies  Stephen Downes
Lists all known logical fallacies, with definitions, examples, and the steps needed to prove that the fallacy is committed. Site also includes links to logic references and resources.
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 STEPS Online Tutoring  TCYonline.com
TCYonline.com provides oneonone live online math tutoring and homework help for grade K12 students. The service offers test prep for the SAT, ACT, GRE and GMAT and State Level exams 24x7, round the year. TCY also provides math education consulting
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 Stereograms: A COOL Application of Geometry  David Eger
Images that look like TV static, but if you look at them in a certain way, 3D pictures "pop out" at you. Download StereoGrinder (a Java program) to create stereograms; to see them do not look at the paper or screen on which the stereogram lies, but beyond
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 Stereographic Projection (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Let G be a sphere in Euclidean three space. We want to obtain a picture of the sphere on a flat piece of paper or a plane. Whenever one projects a higher dimensional object onto a lower dimensional object, some type of distortion must occur. There are
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 Steve Leinwand
Publications, presentations, blog, and more by a Principal Research Analyst at American Institutes for Research (AIR). Freely download articles such as "Moving Mathematics Out of Mediocrity," "High Leverage Mathematics Instruction Practices," "Making
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 Steve Mayer's Web Pages  Steve Mayer
Intended for Mayer's students at Bournemouth & Poole College: syllabi, student web pages, assignments, homework, module notes, review material for the A Level Pure Mathematics curriculum, and more, including resources for the Norwegian students he
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 Steven Strogatz
Research, teaching, publications and more by Strogatz, Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University. Best known in the academia for his 1998 Nature paper on "smallworld" networks, which he coauthored with his former student
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 Steven Strogatz  The New York Times Company
Mathematics from an adult perspective  from the basics of math to the baffling  by Steven Strogatz, a professor of applied mathematics at Cornell University. This New York Times series is not meant to be remedial, but rather to give readers a better
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 Steve's Math Resources  Steve Mills; LewisClark State College
Course notes, worked problems, and practice exams for courses offered by Steve Mills in differential equations, basic calculus, probability and statistics, and college algebra.
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 Steve's Math Site
"Mathematic memorabilia" by a Phoenix, Arizona high school student: binary numbers, factorials, calculations of 2^x from x=1 to x=200+, hand calculations of pi, logarithms and one radian, 3^x from x=1 to x=100+, and more.
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 Steve's Words  Steve Lee
Mathematicsrelated articles by a student at UCLA include brief reviews of books on chaos theory and an article on the connection between game theory and nuclear strategy.
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 STFMath  Slavko Ilic
STFMath (was SunCalculator) is a multipurpose math utility: draw, analyze and evaluate Cartesian, Parametric and Polar functions, manage matrixes, complex
numbers, geometry and more.
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 Stickets  Wanderlands
A puzzle game for iPhone "that forgot Tetris existed": drag tricolored Lshaped blocks onto a grid and tap contiguous, similarly colored areas comprised of three or more squares in an ongoing quest to preserve space on the grid. The app also challenges
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 The STIMULUS Project  Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
STIMULUS gives Cambridge University students the opportunity to assist experienced teachers in local schools, where they help weekly in mathematics, science, computing, information technology, design technology, and personal, social & health education
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 StockGarden  Robert Russell
Stocks and investing. Valuations and rankings of the best companies listed on the NASDAQ and NYSE.
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 The Stock Market Game (SMG2000)  Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education (SIFEE)
The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) is an electronic simulation of Wall Street
trading, designed to help students and adults understand the stock market, the
costs and benefits involved in decisionmaking, the sources and uses of capital
and other related
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 The Stock Market Game  woodydrn
Create a company, hire its staff, build its board, and see how it does in the marketplace. If you can convert your companies to a business park, you may win the game.
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 Stock Options  The Animated Tutorial  Jerry Marlow
A fast and easy way to teach and to learn about stock options, option prices, stockmarket volatility, and BlackScholes options pricing theory. CD and Book $39.95. The theory provides a sophisticated way of analyzing and understanding the relations among
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 StocksQuest
An educational and interactive site offering free global stock games, especially for educators and contest organizers. Integrated into this global stock market simulation are lesson plans, stock guides, and online investing resources.
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 StocksQuest (Thinkquest 1998)  Connie, David, Joseph
An educational, interactive site offering free global stock games, especially for educators and contest organizers. Integrated into a realistic global stock market simulation are lesson plans, stock guides, and online investing resources.
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 StockTrak  StockTrak
StockTrak is a virtual stock exchange simulator and fantasy stock market game. It allows its users to practice online stock trading within all of the major securities. Browse the site for information on stock investing research and fantasy stock market
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 Stone's Free Mac Programs  Ishihama Yoshiaki
Free Mac software and images illustrating dynamical systems: applets (see the 4D Rubiks Cube), fractal generators, etc. Topics include artificial life, AfterDark modules, cellular automata, chaos, fractals, graphics, hyperdimension, genetic programming,
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 StopandGo Science  P. Weiss  Science News Online
Viewing traffic flow as a complex system, controllers use mathematical and computer models and simulations in an attempt to decrease congestion. Some computerbased traffic models simulate virtual vehicles that motor by the hundreds or thousands through
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 Storeys Spreadsheet  Dan Pedersen, Henrik Kjaer; Profunda
A 3D spreadsheet for Macintosh that gives you new opportunities when working in the third dimension, created by placing a block of threedimensional cells on top of a spreadsheet, making for a new interaction between the 2D and 3D areas. Copy data from
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 The Storybook of Geometry  ThinkQuest 1996
Learn the basics of geometry and see how they relate to real world situations. Explore and read stories that help to uncover the mysteries of geometry. Story problems (with answers): The Great Space Ace; The Pharoah's Pyramid; The Ice Cream Cone; Filling
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 The Story of Mathematics  Luke Mastin
Summary of major mathematicians and developments of mathematical thought over the centuries, "from its roots in ancient Mespotamia, Egypt and Greece to the abstraction of the modern era.... without getting too technical or getting bogged down in too much
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 The Story of Pi  Project MATHEMATICS!, California Institute of Technology
A videotapeandworkbook module that explores a basic topic in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. Although pi is the ratio of circumference to diameter of a circle, it appears in many formulas that
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 The Strange Case of Emily X  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
The story of Emily, a mathematical genius in high school who disappeared for 5 years and returned with even greater mathematical ability, and then wrote an autobiography, My Lost Years. An excerpt from Devlin's book, The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking
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 Strange Orbits  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Newton's laws provide a precise answer to the problem of determining the motion of two bodies under the influence of gravity. If the solar system consisted of the sun and a single planet, for example, the planet would follow an elliptical orbit. When
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 A Stranger from Spaceland  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
An essay about Flatland, Edwin A. Abbott's 1884 "doorway to the fourth dimension and beyond for many explorers of geometry," and "a sharply delineated satire that reflects widely debated social issues in Victorian Britain," particularly women's rights.
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 Strategic Directions in Computer Science Education  Allen B. Tucker, Bowdoin College, Editor
From ACM Computing Surveys, 1996. Abstract: This report identifies major issues and challenges in computer science education across a wide range of institutions. It includes suggestions for improving the quality and effectiveness of computer science and
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 Strategies for Finding Sequences  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about strategies for finding sequences, such as "Write an expression to find the nth term of the following sequence: 3, 9, 18, 30, 45..." and "Find the following 2 terms and a formula for the nth term."
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 Strategy Acquisition and Application (Learning and Mathematics)  Siegler, Jenkins; Math Forum
In this 1989 article, "Strategy Discovery and Strategy Generalization," Robert S. Siegler and Eric Jenkins of CarnegieMellon University discuss how children acquire and apply strategies, looking closely at a small group of students over a long period
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 Strawberry Macaw's Puzzle Page
Although simple, this collection of four logic puzzles provides a challenge for students of any age. The interactive puzzles are: The Fox, the Duck, and the Bag of Corn; The Three Gallon and Five Gallon Cans; The TwentyThree Matches Game; and The Game
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 Stressed Out: Slope as Rate of Change  Cynthia Lanius
It's the night of the big game. You're in the locker room. The coach is pumping the team up. "Now, I know you people are nervous. That's okay, in fact, that's what we want. You're going to perform better on the court (stage) if you're a little nervous."
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 Strings on Your Fingers  Michael P. Garofalo, Red Bluff, California
Links to a host of Web sites, including Web and print bibliographies, with suggestions for where to learn more about string figures and Internet links.
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 Stroh MathPage  Eric Stroh; Northern High School, Owings, MD
Algebra help for students: explanations, examples, practice problems, and hints for all topics covered in a high school Algebra I and Algebra II course. With pictures from Stroh's class and links to other relevant sites on the Web.
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 Stuck on Homework  Royle, Helen; and Watts, Teresa
Sample selftest exam questions and maths video tutorials presented by an experienced maths teacher. Subscribe for full access to hundreds more, as well as a digital whiteboard and other tools.
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 Student Calculus Projects  David Arnold; Mathematics Dept., College of the Redwoods, CA
HTML or Scientific Notebook files. Topics: Equiangular Spiral; Semicubic Parabola; Nephroid; Astroid; Witch of Agnesi; Deltoid; Cassinian Oval; Equiangular Spiral; Quadratix; Ellipse; Conchoid of Nicomedes; Archimedes Spiral; Cardiod; Bernoulli's Lemniscate;
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 StudentCreated Calc III Labs  Cervone, Wicklin; The Geometry Center
Five computer calculus labs that explore the application of mathematics to modeling realworld phenomena. Tangent Planes to Surfaces (exploring the tangent planes and gradient vectors of 2 and 3dimensional curves, examining explicit, parametric, and
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 Student Math Projects, Interlochen Arts Academy  Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
Student essays on various math history topics from around the world. The pages are loaded with graphics, animations, and sounds, and (sometimes backgrounds that result in illegible text. Subjects covered include: Early Math Period (Egyptian, Chinese,
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 Student of Hyperspace  Eric Swab
A series of computer generated projections of analogs of the platonic solids in 4space; a projection of a regular polytope that exists only in 4space. Pages: Hypercube analog of the cube with sections and envelopes; Simplex analog of the tetrahedron
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 Students' Classroom  National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
This site for students includes links to Find Your School; College Search; What Are Your Chances?; Create a Graph; Fun Facts; Games & Activities; Mascot Game; Quiz; Glossary; and References. See also Dare to Compare, which presents hundreds of questions
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 Student's Difficulties with Proof  Keith Weber; Mathematical Association of America
"Proof is a notoriously difficult mathematical concept for students. Empirical studies have shown that many students emerge from prooforiented courses ... unable to construct anything beyond very trivial proofs. Furthermore, most university students
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 Students' Interest for and Work with AppletEnhanced Word Problems  Renninger, Sinclair, Hand, Stohl, Alejandre, and Underwood
Article from the International Conference on Learning Sciences archive, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Learning sciences. Abstract: Study of student interest for and work with interactive nonroutine mathematics problems (ESCOT Problems
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 Student standouts tackle ills, theorems  P. Weiss  Science News Online
A project by a young mathematician who proved five theorems also garnered highest honors at the 1999 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Jennifer Pelka, 16, of Orlando, Fla., received a $40,000 scholarship for her mathematics project, which
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 Student's T Distribution  Balasubramanian Narasimhan
The t distributions were discovered in 1908 by William S. Gosset, a statistician employed by the Guinness brewing company, which had stipulated that he not publish under his own name. He therefore wrote under the pen name "Student." This page discusses
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 Studies In Mathematics: Web Discussion  Breindel, Clair; University of Chicago
The University of Chicago's alternative course to calculus. The first quarter is number theory, and the second quarter is geometry and symmetry. When Bryan Clair taught the courses, he covered the history of number systems, different base number systems
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