 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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 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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 Middle School Math Rules!  Sherrie Nackel
Blog by a seventh grade math teacher for "sharing ideas with other teachers and hopefully networking with other dedicated and creative middle school math teachers." Posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Number activity for first day," "First
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 MiddleSchool Math Through Applications Project (MMAP)  Institute for Research on Learning (IRL)
Developers of curriculum materials and software designed to make math relevant, accessible and successful for middleschool students. While working on realworld multidisciplinary design problems, students grapple with mathematics from basic skills to
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 MiddleSchoolPortal/Math Assessment  NSDL wiki: Terese Herrera, The Ohio State University
Background information, resources for preparing students and implementing assessments in the classroom, and practice problems for students to familiarize them with the different types of assessments.
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 Middle School Problem of the Week  Department of Mathematics, Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU)
Word problems in number patterns, algebra, geometry, and other topics. Read the solution to the most recent problem, and archives of previous problems and their answers.
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 Middle School Problem of the Week  Math Forum
A project designed to challenge middle school students with nonroutine problems and to encourage them to verbalize their solutions. From 1996 until 2002, submissions were read and assessed, and comments were returned to the students. The problems are
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 Middle School Problem of the Week  ThinkQuest 1996
A nolongeractive project from Matt Gehrett's Class, Grade 10, Ridgeview High School, Bakersfield, California, USA. A weekly problem at the middle school level, with archives of past problems and answers.
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 Middle School Student Center  Math Forum
Selected Internet links for Middle School students: projects, activities, sites, and software to help make math fun.
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 Middle School Teachers' Place  Math Forum
Selected Internet resources for middle school teachers: lessons, activities, sites, and software for your classroom; and workshops, mailing lists, publications, and professional organizations for your career.
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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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 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 Number
This "search engine for numbers" returns facts about figures, such as its square root, base 10 logarithm, and primality. Mighty Number also writes out quantities in several different languages (English, German, French, Spanish, and Swedish) and represents
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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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 mikesmathpage  Mike Lawler
Blog by a former math professor "writing about math with my kids." Posts, many with videos of Lawler and his children at a whiteboard, date back to November, 2013: "Day in the life of a home school dad," "Family Math and paper folding," "Fun with James
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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 Education Company of America  Charles Herring, Jr.
A curriculum development company that specializes in the education of children in kindergarten through 8th grade, in which music, creative arts and interactive teaching guides are used to strengthen grammar and math skills, and heighten the awareness
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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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 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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 A Million/Billion Seconds  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about millions and billions of seconds, such as "What is a million seconds in weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds?" and "How can I work out the number of seconds since 1980, taking leap years into account?"
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 The Million $ Mission  Cynthia Lanius
You have your choice of two payment options on your new job: 1. One cent on the first day, two cents on the second day, and double your salary every day thereafter for the thirty days; or 2. Exactly $1,000,000. (That's one million dollars!) What's 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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 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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 MindPlay
The threepart series FractionOids helps children understand, in a visual way, what happens when a denominator gets smaller or larger; discover for themselves what a common denominator is; understand why division of fractions makes numbers bigger; and
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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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 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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 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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 Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM)
An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The site provides information about conferences, events, and programs; membership; listings of recommended math sites; MCTM highlights (Presidential Awardees, Shape of Space video,
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 Minorities & Mathematics  Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
Find sites relevant to mathematics and minorities such as African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans in the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library.
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 The Mint  The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
Learn about starting your own business, saving and investing, government spending, making a budget, learning and earning (the financial rewards of finishing school), and your role in the economy. Lesson plans for parents and teachers include Financial
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 MinutePhysics  Henry Reich
"Cool physics and other sweet science" instructional videos, most shorter than four minutes long. Reich narrates while sketching stick figures and other simple line drawings on a whiteboard that sometimes also incorporates photos or video clips: "Proof
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 Mirror Curves  Slavik Jablan, Mathematical Institute, Belgrade
Making art by repeating a curve to make a more complicated design, by symmetry/reflection. This paper illustrates Tamil threshold designs, Lunda and Chokwe sand drawings, and the knots/curves of Leonardo da Vinci.
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 Mirror, Mirror (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
If you stand between two mirrors that are parallel to each other, one in front of you and one behind, you see countless images of yourself. Light rays bounce back and forth between the mirrors to create that endlessly repeated pattern.
What happens when
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 Mirror Puzzles  Erich's Puzzle Palace; Erich Friedman
Each square in the grids shown contains either a person lost in the hall of mirrors, or a diagonal mirror. The numbers at the sides of the square indicate how many people can be seen from that location when looking either horizontally or vertically. The
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 Mirrors (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
How do you hold two mirrors so as to get an integral number of images of yourself? Discuss the handedness of the images. Set up two mirrors so as to make perfect kaleidoscopic patterns. How can you use them to make a snowflake?...
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 Miscellaneous (Manipula Math)  International Education Software (IES)
More than 30 miscellaneous Java applets, covering linear transformations of lattices and lines; the area of a parallelogram; inner products; complex numbers; fractals; vectors; life game; line and dot product; hyperbola; parabola; shadow trace; rectangular
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 Miscellaneous Sketches: Conics, Pythagorean Theorem...  Key Curriculum Press
Sketches: describing the relationships of parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse from an eccentricity point of view; four ways to demonstrate (manipulate) Pythagorean theorem  shear & rotation, shear & translation, similarity, and tessellation; studying
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 Miscellaneous Sketches: Linear Sketch, MidRhombus...  Key Curriculum Press
Sketches: a dynamic display of the equation of a line as you move it around; an illustration of the midpoint figure of a quadrilateral; a tessellation made in the pattern of a Navajo rug; a sketch that draws the regular polygon with given internal angle;
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 Missing Dollar  Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Three men go to stay at a motel, and the man at the desk charges them $30.00 for a room. They split the cost ten dollars each... where is the missing $1.00?
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 Mission Challenge  University of Maryland Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
"After a voyage of 173 days and 431 million kilometers (268 million miles), NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft will get upclose and personal with comet Tempel 1 on July 4, 2005. The first of its kind, hyperspeed impact between spaceborne iceberg and copperfortified
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 Mission: Possible (SMILE)  Mary Terhune, Rachel Carson School
A lesson for grades 58, designed to teach students to convert scaled directions in inches to actual measurements in feet; correctly measure distances on an outdoor path; and enlarge a section of a map 5:1. From the Practical and Applied Math section
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