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  1. A biographical sketch of Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace - Dr. Betty Toole
    A brief biography and book reference of Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, one of the most picturesque characters in computer history, who suggested to Babbage a plan that is now regarded as the first "computer program." Also Ada Lovelace's Notes on her translation ...more>>

  2. Biographical Studies - Clark Kimberling; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Evansville, Evansville, IN
    Biographies of: Emmy Noether (1882-1935) mathematician; David Dale Owen (1807-1860) geologist; Joseph Granville Norwood (1807-1895) geologist; Margaret Chappellsmith (1806-1883) lecturer and writer; John Chappellsmith (1806-1895) artist and writer; Eduardo ...more>>

  3. Biographies Index - MacTutor Math History Archives
    An index of pages on famous mathematicians throughout history, arranged alphabetically or chronologically and searchable by keyword. There is also an index of female mathematicians, and a full alphabetical index. ...more>>

  4. Biographies of Women Mathematicians - Agnes Scott College
    Biographies in alphabetical and chronological order, and related resources on the Web. An ongoing project by students in math classes at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia, to illustrate the numerous contributions by women to the field of mathematics. ...more>>

  5. Biography of M. C. Escher - Thames and Hudson's Escher Interactive
    A biography of the well-known, early 20th century artist. Escher's work is famous today for the imaginary worlds he created. He combined bizarre creatures and spatial illusions with craftsmanship and love of detail. Born in Holland in 1898, the son of ...more>>

  6. Biopolymer Calculator - Schepartz Lab
    Calculate the molecular weight, the extinction coefficient, the concentration, and the melting temperature of a single stranded nucleic acid. Additionally, you can enter a protein sequence and calculate the molecular weight (using average isotopic mass), ...more>>

  7. BioTech: Life Sciences Resources and Reference Tools - Indiana University
    A searchable site that assists in the location and use of biotechnology resources, including the biotechnology aspects of agriculture, medicine, veterinary science, and molecular biology/biochemistry (pure sciences). An illustrated Dictionary provides ...more>>

  8. The Birthday Problem - Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    What if somebody offered to bet that at least two people in your math class had the same birthday? Would you take the bet? How large must a class be to make the probability of finding two people with the same birthday at least 50%? ...more>>

  9. The Birthday Problem (MSTE) - George Reese; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    This activity discusses the probability that there will be at least two matching birthdays in a small group of people. It includes an online program that creates a set of dates at random. Introduction, simulation, questions, an explanation, and a note ...more>>

  10. Birthday Surprises - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    It's rather unlikely that you and I share the same birthday (month and date). The more people you pull into the group, however, the more likely it is that at least two people will have matching dates. Ignoring the minor technicality of leap years, it's ...more>>

  11. BIT-101 Lab - Keith Peters
    Launch BIT-101 Lab to browse Peters' repository of experimental Flash files, many interactive, dating back to 2001. He also provides tutorials on using Flash to simulate gravity, easing, elasticity, perspective, 3D rotation, and "the various little creatures ...more>>

  12. BitArt - Robert J. Krawczyk
    Illustrated introductions to spirolaterals and strange attractors. See a self-running demonstration of a variety of spirolaterals, or generate one of your own and see all the reversals. The link of current exhibits lists installations showing strange ...more>>

  13. bit-player - Brian Hayes
    In Hayes' weblog, the author of the American Scientist Computing Science column elaborates on those articles, posts errata, records notes from conferences in progress, and explores other topics. The blog dates back to January, 2006, and includes articles ...more>>

  14. Bits and Bytes - Brian Metcalfe, Editor; Winnipeg School Division No. 1
    A K-12 education newsletter distributed throughout Winnipeg School Division No. 1 since October 1984. Its focus is to provide educators with tips and techniques to help them integrate technology to enhance learning in their classrooms. The site includes ...more>>

  15. BizMo Diaries - Kirby Urner
    "On the road with global data." This open source developer's blog, which dates back to January, 2005, has included posts on math education, such as "Python for GIS Experts," "Memo to Gnu Math Teachers," "Playing with Blocks," "Story Problems," "Mathematics ...more>>

  16. B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - Bruce P. Pinchbeck and B.J. Pinchbeck
    In 1996, when he was 10, B.J. (and his father) began compiling links to educational websites. The site has grown to conclude hundreds of sites that will help you with your homework, including a page of annotated sites for math and another for computer ...more>>

  17. Blackline Masters - Savetz Publishing, Inc.
    Download free PDFs of black line masters for inch, polar, log, and semi-log grids. ...more>>

  18. Black Saturn Mandelbrot Set Explorer - Kokoska
    Very high, high, and low resolution Java applets for zooming in on smaller and smaller areas and discovering the hidden complexities of the Mandelbrot set. ...more>>

  19. Blended Animated Teaching and eLearning - Dr. Massoud Hajsadr
    Description of the author's pedagogical experiments with e-learning and online animations. ...more>>

  20. Blended Learning and Teaching with Animation - Dr S. M. Hajsadr
    Algebra lessons online. Free registration required. From the site: Electronic lessons are animated learning material which deliver classroom or tutor like teachings. They are developed following the strict guidelines drawn from many years of research. ...more>>

  21. Bletchley Park - The Bletchley Park Trust
    Also known as Station X, Bletchley Park is the home of the United Kingdom's Government Code and Cipher School (GC&CS). Read about its history, including decrypting the German Enigma code, Alan Turing's contribution of the "Bombe," and the various huts ...more>>

  22. Blind Childrens Center
    A non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, CA (U.S.) available to blind and partially sighted children regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion or ability to pay. Links to programs for infants and pre-schoolers; family ...more>>

  23. Block Schedules and Student Performance on AP Examinations - Robert Smith and Wayne J. Camara - collegeboard.com, Inc.
    Download a PDF article that concludes that "[t]he instructional schedule does affect student grades on the four AP Examinations in this 1998 study after they have been adjusted for group differences in student ability. The results from this study generally ...more>>

  24. Block Scheduling Archive - Teacher Education Center, Academy One
    A professional development discussion: several math teachers share their experiences with block scheduling. ...more>>

  25. Block Scheduling - Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI)
    CAREI, part of the College of Education & Human Development of the Univ. of Minnesota, offers information for educators and administrators currently using the block system, as well as for schools considering switching from a schedule having 6, 7 or ...more>>

  26. Block Scheduling Effects on a State Mandated Test of Basic Skills - Veal, Schreiber; Education Policy Analysis Archives
    A study that examined the effects of a tri-schedule on the academic achievement of students in a high school. The tri-schedule consisted of a traditional, 4x4 block, and hybrid schedules running at the same time in the same high school. The effectiveness ...more>>

  27. Block Scheduling Resources - Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District
    A collection of reports and discussions about block scheduling, and links to schools that use it. ...more>>

  28. Block Scheduling: Structuring Time To Achieve National Standards in Mathematics and Science - Bernard Durkin
    The national standards for science and mathematics education call for sufficient instructional time for inquiry-oriented activities, accompanying discussion, and explanations of concepts involved. Several of the standards will require increased time to ...more>>

  29. Blogic - J. David Velleman, Dept. of Philosophy, Univ. of Michigan
    An interactive textbook in logic. Topics and interactive software include: Boolean searching; logic circuits; truth-tables; Turing machines; foundations of probability; modal logic with possible-worlds diagrams; quantification. Includes interactive ...more>>

  30. Blog of a Math Teacher
    A newly minted math teacher reflects on going back to school, the first day of practice teaching, state certification, job hunting, the interview, and more. With archives dating back to July, 2003. ...more>>

  31. Blog of Science - Pierre Far
    A blog started in December, 2005, by a bacterial geneticist to "write about the latest scientific discoveries, explaining them in terms everyone can understand." Far favors topics that "affect people," so blogsci.com tends to feature health and medicine ...more>>

  32. Blog on math blogs - American Mathematical Society
    A blog by "two mathematicians touring the mathematical blogosphere." Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included "Binary Bonsai and Other Mathematical 'Plants,'" "Building the World Digital Mathematical Library," "On Pregnancy and Probability," ...more>>

  33. BLOSSOMS - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Learning International Networks Consortium (MIT LINC)
    Video modules that enliven existing curricula with clips and support materials for in-class teachers to intersperse in active, goal-oriented exercises. Each module includes a teacher's guide, downloadable hand-outs, and a list of additional resources; ...more>>

  34. Bob's Pages - Bob Allanson
    A collection of geometry applets. Generate and modify polyhedra, investigate the Mandelbrot and Julia sets, or experiment with Pappus's arbelos, the porisms of Poncelet and Steiner, and a logarithmic spiral. ...more>>

  35. Body Surface Area Calculator - Evelio Perez-Albuerne
    Calculate the surface area of your body (in square meters) from height and mass. ...more>>

  36. Boil, Boil, Toil and Trouble: The International Boiling Point Project - Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)
    People from all over the world boil water at different elevations and post data to discover which factor in the experiment (room temperature, elevation, volume of water, or heating device) has the greatest influence on boiling point. Anyone can boil water, ...more>>

  37. Bonsonhos HomePage - David Salvado
    See and learn about trigonometry with the freeware program Círculo Trigonométrico 2.0. Also a way of calculating Pi. Veja e aprenda o que é a trigonometria com o programa freeware Círculo Trigonométrico 2.0. Aprenda ...more>>

  38. bontegames - Bart Bonte
    Logic and physics Flash challenges from the independent game designer behind "factory balls" and "sugar, sugar": a blocky christmas, furiosity, 40xEscape, farafalla, 14 locks, and more. ...more>>

  39. Bookfill Publications - C. J. Davis
    Algebra and geometry workbooks formatted to facilitate writing all answers directly onto the book. These books, for Year 10 and Year 11 students who require GCSE maths revision, cover general Foundation and Higher level topics. ...more>>

  40. Book of Odds - Book of Odds, Inc.
    A dictionary "filled not with words, but with numbers - the odds of everyday life." The Book of Odds "contains hundreds of thousands of Odds Statements, from the odds of being the only one to survive a plane crash, to the odds of having a heart attack, ...more>>

  41. Books and other nonweb resources (History of Mathematics) - David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
    Organizations devoted to the history of Mathematics; a Bibliography of source books; Journals; Bibliographies and catalogues; and Texts on the history of mathematics. ...more>>

  42. Books by Lillian Lieber - Lillian Lieber, Hugh Gray Lieber, Paul Dry Books
    Paul Dry Books has republished three of Lillian Lieber's books on mathematics: The Education of T.C. MITS: What Modern Mathematics Means to You, Infinity: Beyond the Beyond the Beyond, and Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Lillian Lieber was the head of ...more>>

  43. Books: Professional & Technical: Education - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling books about education from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in categories such as General; Biographies of Educators; Counseling; Education Theory; Lesson Planning; Preschool & Kindergarten; Reference; Special ...more>>

  44. Books: Professional & Technical: Professional Science: Mathematics - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling math books from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in such categories as Applied; Chaos & Systems; Geometry & Topology; Mathematical Analysis; Mathematical Physics; Number Systems; Pure Mathematics; Transformations; ...more>>

  45. Boomerang (SMILE) - Wilhelm L. Lilly, Kenwood Academy High School
    A lesson for grades 4-12 designed to teach students to estimate angles in degrees and distances in feet or meters; collect data and analyze a histogram; and (optionally) study gyroscopic precession and aerodynamics. From the Recreational and Creative ...more>>

  46. Bootstrap
    Providers of formal CS education to girls and underrepresented students in grades 6-12. Bootstrap's free materials include a nine-unit algebra course that applies mathematical concepts and programming principles to the creation of a simple 3-character ...more>>

  47. Border Pattern Gallery - John Wolfe; Geometric Structures Class, Oklahoma State University
    A gallery developed as a class project: creating and classifying border patterns (also called frieze or band patterns) provides an engaging introduction to symmetry for students of all ages. Examples and explanations for seven different border types. ...more>>

  48. BorschtWithAnna - Anna Blinstein
    Blog by a Bay area middle and upper school mathematics teacher "working on problem-based inquiry, collaborative learning environments, interdisciplinary connections, and rigorous, deep, mathematical understanding." Posts, which date to May, 2012 — ...more>>

  49. Bottles in a Wine Rack - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    Arranging wine bottles in a rack leads, under certain circumstances, to a curious mathematical problem discussed in books by S. Wagon and R. Honsberger. The site arouse out of an attempt to illustrate their solution. The dynamic illustration quickly ...more>>

  50. Bowman in Arabia - Bowman Dickson
    Blog by a teacher of calculus and AP Calculus at King's Academy (Jordan) who "believes in optimism and enthusiasm above all else." Posts, which date back to August, 2009, have included "Maybe I'm starting to become more Jordanian"; "But my son told me ...more>>


 
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