 Metrics Matter  ThinkQuest Junior
A simple introduction to the metric system, starting with a basic explanation of how the metric system works. Read about the metric system in relation to other methods of measuring, and learn how to measure time, length, volume, mass, and temperature.
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 Metric System and Unit Conversion  R. H. Logan, Dept. of Chemistry, Dallas Co. Community College, North Lake College
Advantages of the metric system: it was based on a decimal system (i.e.: powers of ten) and therefore simplifies calculations; it is used by most other nations of the world, and therefore has commercial and trade advantages. If an American manufacturer
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 Metric System: a WebQuest for 710 grade Science  Deborah L. Folis
A project that covers the history of the metric system, symbols, prefixes, and unit conversions. Comparisons are made using the history of the U.S. System and the Metric System. Common measurements and units used in Physics are also found, and a better
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 The Metric System (SI): A Concise Reference Guide  David Bartlett
Accurate but concise information intended to clarify the mysteries of the Système International d'Unités (SI), for both the layman and the expert. Introduction, a brief history, the base and supplementary units, derived units, SI prefixes,
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 Metric Unit Conversion  GlobeFeed.com
Online metric unit conversion calculators for the units of weight, length, temperature, volume and area.
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 MetroMath
MetroMath "finds researchbased ways to ensure that urban children learn the mathematics they need; that urban mathematics teachers are equipped with the most effective instructional strategies; and that the human resources of urban communities are used
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 MiaBella  MiaBella, LLC
Online tool for plotting multiple linear regression results in 3D. Requires a WebGLcapable browser.
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 Michael Serra
From the author of Discovering Geometry: An Investigative Approach and Smart Moves: the Games and Puzzles series; videos such as DG Investigations and "How to Teach Math Anxiety"; articles and handouts on cooperative learning; speaking engagements and
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 Michigan Math Scholars
A summer program for high school students at the University of Michigan. Program information, mathematics news, a student paper ("On the Problem of Dividing a Clock Face Into Equal Thirds"), several online courses (The Nature of Infinity; Chaos; Graph
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 MicroGeometry  Marcus Pontuti
A solid geometry volume and surface area calculation utility for the PalmOS PDA. featuring thirteen of the most common shapes, supporting equations, and the ability to build composites. All equations are listed on the site.
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 MicroScapes  Lucent Technologies
A series of photographs taken through high power microscopes. Galleries include:
Silicon Dreams, Atoms and Ions, The Edge of Light, Solid States, Symmetry in Motion, and Memories, Glass and Apparitions.
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 Microsoft in Education  Microsoft Corporation
Organized into K12 education, higher education, academic products and pricing, and education resellers and business partners. Math, Economics, and Science Lessons for using Office in the classroom use Word, Excel, Power Point, and Internet Explorer to
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 Microsoft Math Partnership
Through partnerships with eight area school districts and the Puget Sound Educational Service District, the Microsoft Math Partnership (MMP) provides support to schools to help students become critical thinkers and proficient in mathematical skills and
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 Microtextbooks  Microtextbooks.com
Math textbooks from elementary school through firstyear college, books for developmental or remedial math programs, and adult education and distance learning programs at twoyear (U.S.) colleges, in one volume, on your computer. Living Math Textbooks
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 MicroWorlds In Action  OpenWorld Learning
MicroWorlds Logo resources: folders of themerelated MW projects of
increasing difficulty, with minilessons and extension activities. FAQ,
activity cards, vocabulary. Children or adults can learn programming in a
flexible, constructivist fashion.
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 MidAtlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning
A consortium of universities and school systems offering doctoral studies in mathematics education and developing model programs for mathematics teacher education, funded by the National Science Foundation. Partners include: The University of Delaware,
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 The Middle East  Mathematics and the Liberal Arts  Todd Hammond
Notes on published articles: a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses. Many pages focus on ethnomathematics and on the connections between mathematics and other disciplines.
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 Middle School Geometry (Manipula Math)  International Education Software (IES)
Over 50 applets illustrating topics from plane geometry: angles and parallel lines; congruent figures and triangles; quadrilaterals and conservation of area; similar figures; polygons; circles; and the Pythagorean Theorem.
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 MidLink Magazine  Caroline McCullen
"The Digital Magazine for Kids, By Kids." A bimonthly online magazine created by several middle schools and hosted by the University of Central Florida for children ages 10 to 15, linking middle schools around the world. Each magazine issue features student
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 Midnight Tutor  MidnightTutor.com
Free videos of solved calculus problems. We will also generate new videos and send out hints to anyone who emails a problem to solve@midnighttutor.com.
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 Midwest Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education (MSC)  North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)
A resource for mathematics and science instructional materials that provides direct technical assistance to state education agencies, intermediate state educational units, and local school districts. Activities reflect a commitment to learning based on
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 Midwest GeoGebra Journal  Michael Todd Edwards and Steve Phelps, Editors
The official publication of the GeoGebra Institute of Ohio, Midwest GeoGebra Journal publishes articles about the use of GeoGebra in teaching and learning mathematics at all levels.
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 MiGen  London Knowledge Lab
This generalization software microworld presents the abstractions of algebra in a visual format. With MiGen's simple sequences of coloured tiles, young learners construct patterns (eGeneraliser), express their structure and relationships (eXpresser),
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 Mighty Math  Edmark
Six math programs to purchase on CDROM for kindergarten through 9th grade. Carnival Countdown, Zoo Zillions  ages 58; Number Heroes, Calculating Crew  ages 812; Cosmic Geometry, Astro Algebra  ages 1214. Some programs are available in Spanish.
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 Mike Cook's Canonical List of Math Jokes
A collection of math jokes, quotes, and humor for those interested in
mathematics.
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 Mike's Archive of Riddles and Puzzles (MARP)  Michael Winckler
A puzzle of the week, and an archive of more than 120 puzzles and riddles, with solutions, published in Die FreizeitWoche, a weekly webzine for the AG of Prof. Bock at the IWR in Heidelberg.
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 MiLearn High School Course Complements
Curriculumbased high school level math resources in an interactive, "concept, example, application" web design. Courses contain over 500 web pages of stepby step examples and solutions; free demos are available on the site. MiLearn also provides consulting
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 Mile High Math: Using the Web to Teach Mathematics  Univ. of Colorado at Denver
A service function of the UCD Mathematics Department, designed to aid in gathering and teaching Web resources. Links to undergraduate and graduate courses on the Web, places with teaching information, and some tools  a midterm evaluation form, a script
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 Millefiori!  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Fractal patterns produced by an algorithm with changeable parameters.
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 Millenium Mixup?  Lesson Ideas: Math; Teachnet.Com
1999, 2000, 2001... A new century; a new millennium. But have you thought about when exactly this "next millennium"? Here's the lowdown.
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 Millennium Primes  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The arrival of the year 1999 and the impending transition to 2000 has captured the attention of people who like to play with integers. Consider 1999. It's a prime number, meaning that it is evenly divisible only by itself and 1 (see
Prime Talent). As
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 The Millennium Sphere  The Cooper Union
Jean Le Mee, Manuel A. Baez, and a team of their Cooper Union students submitted the Millennium Sphere for an international timecapsule competition sponsored by the New York Times Magazine. Watch a Shockwave animation of Ad Quadratum generation that
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 Milliken Publishing
K12 instructional books and software for home or school use, in several subject areas including math. "Math Sequences" software demo for Windows is available on the web. Software may be purchased on the web, and book dealers are listed by town within
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 Millionaire's Paradox (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Answering the challenge: What should your strategy be if the $500,000 question is: "With how much money will you leave here tonight: (A) $32,000 (B) $250,000 (C) $500,000 (D) $1,000,000"? Math Chat thinks that the wisest course is to walk away with the
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 MiMa  Museum for Minerals and Mathematics Oberwolfach
This German museum's exhibits about mathematics, which focus on symmetry and crystallography, have included IMAGINARY; SURFER, a realtime ray tracer of algebraic surfaces; Cinderella & Curved Spaces; jReality; Morenaments; Doppelpendel; Penrose Puzzle;
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 MindCrafts  Malgosia Askanas
Individualized, remote, live math instruction tailored to the needs of adults. Workplace math, remedial math, recreational math.
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 Mind Over Math  Mind Over Math, Inc.
Local to Orangeville and Waterloo, Mind Over Math is a tutoring centre that offers help for students in the Ontario Curriculum. The company has specialized programs tailored to the different courses, and can make available workbooks for purchase. The
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 MIND Research Institute
Languageindependent, visually driven curricula, instructional software, textbooks, and professional development for the K12 math market. Sample MIND's JiJi penguin games or take tours of its programs, which include Integrated Instructional System™,
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 MindTool Resource Page  Gary Lewallen
Mindtools are those computerbased technologies and programs that foster and facilitate critical thinking. A collection of online and print resources for databases, spreadsheets, programming, expert systems, and more, each categorized according to grade
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 Mindtrail Software
A tool for managing knowledge and performing assessments. It allows the teacher generate as much detailed feedback is required, tell students what they did wrong, what they did right and how they can improve, include illustrative examples, solutions,
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 Mind Your Decisions: Game Theory Tuesdays  Presh Talwalkar
An archive of weekly blog posts of articles about game theory. The articles cover probability, politics, personal finance, and economics. The focus is on building strategic thinking and improving outcomes, particularly for personal finance.
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 Minerals, Crystals and Their Systems  Charles LewtonBrain
An introductory listing of definitions and nomenclature concerning gem materials. Includes geometric and symmetrical properties of some gemstones, with diagrams, and major gemstones listed by crystal system.
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 Minesweeper Logic  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In the basic version of this Windowsbased game, the player faces a gray landscape of 64 blank squares in an eightbyeight grid. The object is to locate 10 randomly placed "land mines" hidden among the playing field's squares, working as quickly as possible
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 Minimal Snow  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
For a truly cool experience, there's nothing like transforming a 12foot, 20ton block of manufactured snow into a giant sculpture. That's the premise underlying the Breckenridge snow sculpture championships in Colorado, held annually in January. This
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 Minimal Surfaces and Soap Bubbles  J. A. Sethian
Level Set Methods for Minimal Surfaces. A paper and movie about soap bubbles. Given a wire frame, how can one find a minimal surface that spans the frame? Motion under curvature provides an appealing way to find the surface. To illustrate the idea, what
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 A Minimal Winter's Tale  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
For the second year in a row, a team assembled by mathematician Stan Wagon of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., participated in the Breckenridge snow sculpture championships in Colorado. In its debut effort last year, the team carved a huge block
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 Mining Prime Terrain  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Venturing again into largely unexplored digital territory, computer scientists at Cray Research have unearthed another gargantuan prime number, setting a new record for the largest known prime. This number, 2^1,257,787  1, has 378,632 digits, putting
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 Ministry of Education  British Columbia, Canada
Useful info for students, teachers, parents, and administrators, including Ministry programs and services, publications, and links to related sites.
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 MiniWebtool  Kevin Liu
Online math tools include an average calculator, base converter, basen calculator, binary calculator, binary converter, binary to decimal converter, binary to hex converter, binary to octal converter, bitwise calculator, compound interest calculator,
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 MinMax Temperatures (MSTE)  John Meseke; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
Students use the predicted minimum and maximum temperatures for various cities throughout the U.S. to calculate averages.
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