 Fractals  Cynthia Lanius
This lesson plan for exploring fractals is designed so 4th through 8th grade students can work independently and be assessed innovatively. It conforms to the 1989 NCTM standards, and provides links to other fractal sites. Contents: Why study fractals?
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 Fractals: Definition & Activities  Suzanne Alejandre
A Math Forum Web Unit. Includes definitions and descriptions of fractals, links to pages on the Sierpinski triangle, the Koch edge, the Peano curve, the Lorenz attractor, and the Dragon curve; and more links to fractal sites on the Web.
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 Fractals from Ojai  Art Baker
A fractal gallery and homepage in one.
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 Fractals  JeanPierre Louvet
Information and more than 250 images created by the author using Fractint, GrafZViZion, etc.
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 Fractal Software  Thinks.com Ltd.
Fractal software, including many freeware and shareware programs, for PCs and Macs, for learning about fractals and for creating and exploring fractal images.
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 Fractals on the Web  Chaffey High School
An extensive searchable collection of sites dealing with fractals, in the following categories: programs, galleries, fractal music, fractal compression, fractal theory, and fractal newsgroups.
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 Fractals  ThinkQuest 1997
Information (definition, applications, fractal mountains), data sets (Mandelbrot and Julia), and animations with source code.
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 Fractals Unleashed  Aronov, Radomyselskiy, Ming; ThinkQuest 1999
A tutorial on fractals, including types of fractals, famous fractals, applications, programs and downloads, links, references, and a Kids Zone. With Java applets and CGI programs, a gallery, and a fractal art contest. In English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
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 Fractalus Entrance  Damien Jones et al.
Galleries: a site designed to display the best in fractal art.
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 Fractal Video Art Gallery  Eric Shol
Fractals generated using Fractint, free for copying and distribution on a noncommercial basis. Recent Acquisitions; Room Two (Bluedive I & II  image/animation); Room Three (Zoom  image/animation); Room Four (Twist); Room Five (Rose, Dome, Joy).
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 Fractal Wallpaper  Ian Anderson Design
A gallery of fractal wallpaper images.
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 FractaSketch  Peter Van Roy
FractaSketch is a drawing tool for Macintosh based on linear fractal geometry. The program allows, by direct manipulation (no equations), full control over the shape, complexity, and colorization of the fractal. Downloadable freeware, flyer, user manual,
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 Fractiles7  Max Pelletier, Beverly Johnson
Magnetic tiles that use angles based on the number 7 and allow you to make designs with repeating and nonrepeating patterns. Create starbursts, spirals, butterflies, mandalas, flowers, spaceships, and more. Offers a good way to introduce tiling theory
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 FractImage  David Rose
Preview jigsaw puzzle images that exhibit selfsimilarity, and purchase the puzzles online. Visit the fractal gallery; read about fractals and FractImage; and download fractal wallpaper for your desktop.
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 Fraction Calculator  Luke Palder
A free online fraction calculator that includes written stepbystep guides to adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions.
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 Fraction Help  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How do I help students learn about fractions?
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 Fractions and Corresponding Percents  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Which statement is correct? 27 percent < 1/4; 12 percent = 1/8; 3 3/5 = 335 percent; 2/3 > 66 percent. A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Fractions and Repeating Decimals  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about fractions and repeating decimals, such as how to convert a recurring decimal to a fraction, why this work, and how to tell whether a fraction will be a repeating or a terminating decimal.
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 Fractions, Cycles, and Time  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In ancient times, people had to confront awkward numbers in astronomical contexts when they compared the motions of the sun and moon. The unfailing, daily passages of the sun across the sky and the corresponding movements of the stars at night represented
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 Fractions, Decimals, Percentages  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What are simple, complex, and compound fractions? How do you convert decimals and percentages to fractions?
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 Fractions & Mixed Numbers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about improper fractions and mixed numbers, such as how to multiply and divide mixed numbers, and how to order improper fractions.
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 Fractions: Parts is Parts  Energy Conservation Enhancement Project
Incandescent & fluorescent lighting. Math objectives: 1. Describe the two parts that make up a fraction. 2. Explain mixed numbers and improper fractions. 3. Find the least common denominator. 4. Reduce fractions to lowest terms. Energy objectives:
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 Fractions (S.O.S. Mathematics)  Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
A math review for people who have forgotten what they once knew about fractions. Simple fractions (Identification; Factoring Integers; Reducing Fractions; Multiplication; Division; Building Fractions; Addition; Subtraction; Order of Operations). Complex
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 Fractions (The Math League)  Mark Motyka; Math League Multimedia
A page of information about fractions, from prime numbers and factoring to repeating decimals.
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 Fractions Worksheets
Worksheets and lessons on fractions: equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, adding fractions, subtracting fractions, reducing fractions, multiplying fractions, and dividing fractions. See also the blog at http://fractionsworksheets.com/.
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 The Fractory: An Interactive Tool for Creating and Exploring Fractals  Green, Kulesza, Bergstresser; ThinkQuest 1996
Learn about fractals  what they are and how to design them  and discover more on your own. Fractals show an order in seemingly random things, and give us tools with which we can predict the weather, render natural looking objects, and help understand
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 Franklin Institute Science Museum  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The online entry point for the Philadelphia science museum, featuring indepth multimedia virtual exhibits and explorations, resources for teachers, and guides to the reallife museum and its programs. The website features a large selection of educational
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 Franklin's Mathematics  Paul C. Pasles, Villanova University
From the author of Benjamin Franklin's Numbers: articles on the founding father's "littleknown role as a mathematician," and examples of Franklin's magic squares and magic circle.
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 Freaky B's Disc Golf  ridiculopathy.com
Fling a virtual frisbee through an eighteenbucket disc golf course subject to wind and collision effects. Requires the Flash plugin.
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 Free Daily Sudoku Puzzles
For this canonical puzzle the aim is to fill every square in the 9x9 grid with a number 19. Every row, every column, and every 3x3 box must contain the digits 1 through 9. Free Daily Sudoku has online puzzles and daily puzzles by email or RSS feed. Also
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 The Free Fall Research Page  Green Harbor Publications
Accounts of people who "have survived a fall of thousands of feet without a working parachute." In particular, learn facts about "falling math"  how to calculate terminal velocity  and download the Free Fall Research Page Speed Conversion Table, which
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 Free Math Education Online Tutorials  Kirti Sharma
Free math primers, lessons, and practice problems  with mouseover and clickable solutions  on adding and subtracting algebraic expressions, properties of operations, the absolute value function, the number system, solving quadratic equations, intercept
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 Free Math Help  Florent Gouachon; fmaths.com
Free math lessons and problems from 1st Grade to 11th Grade. Free signup required in order to save your work.
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 Free Math Help  Ted Wilcox
Free tutorials, glossary, study tips, calculator advice, and more, including annotated links to other resources.
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 freemathtexts.org  Alain Schremmer
Original texts that emphasize a very few but very powerful ideas; appeal to common sense and make no assumption of any kind about the students; and focus on helping readers convince themselves about mathematics. Written for use in developmental mathematics
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 Free Math Tutoring  Doug Simms
Online instructional videos, many accompanied by example and exercise sheets. Use of the site is free.
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 Free Math Worksheets
Free math worksheets to download, print, and practice addition and subtraction; multiplying; divisibility and factors; greatest common factor (GCF); least common multiple (LCM); simplifying numerical fractions; converting percents, decimals, and fractions;
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 Free Math Worksheets, Word Problems, Math Quiz, Math Puzzles and Free Math Games  MathOcean.com
This blog is dedicated to provide free worksheets, word problems, simple problems, story problems, math quizzes, math puzzles, math games and much more.
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 Free Online Unit Converter
Convert quantities of mass, area, angle, length, volume, pressure, temperature, and data storage by selecting the unit of measures from pulldown menus. This utility from PDFConverter.com also adjusts the current time according to time zones.
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 Free Puzzles  Jimmie Dean
A collection of puzzles and brainteasers, divided into geometry, logic, math, weight, moves, and miscellaneous. Each puzzle includes a hint, and solutions are available through email. Online games and puzzles include a chess knight game and Hangman.
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 Free Ruler  Pascal
Free Ruler is a free screen ruler for Mac OS X with the following features: a horizontal and vertical ruler which can be used independently or simultaneously; measurement in pixels, inches, picas, or centimeters; automatic alignment of rulers; the ability
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 Free Tiiu Pix  Tiiu Roiser
A collection of thousands of free, highresolution images for enhancing lesson plans, as well as research by teachers and students alike. Roiser, a retired teacher, organizes her photos and graphics into categories such as architecture, food, holidays,
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 Frequently Asked Questions About Trigonometry  J. David Eisenberg
An interactive site that explains the ideas behind trigonometry. With Java applets for experimenting with triangles and audio files for hearing the pronunciation of trigonometric terms.
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 The Freudenthal Institute (FI)  Utrecht University, The Netherlands
The National Expertise Center for Mathematics Education in primary and secondary education in the Netherlands. Browse or search research projects including vocational/adult education, math in the city, cultural minorities and math education, innovation
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 Frieze Patterns  David A. Reid
A frieze is a pattern which repeats in one direction. Friezes are often seen as ornaments in architecture. A mathematical analysis reveals that there are seven different frieze patterns possible. These resources were designed for a standardsbased project
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 Frieze Patterns in Cast Iron  University of Cambridge
The 'Sydney Lace' of Australia and the rest of the world, from Paris and New Orleans to Brisbane and Melbourne: examples of all seven frieze pattern types in cast iron decorative work.
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 From Chaos: Beauty  Kitara
Fractal galleries created using UltraFractal.
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 From Constructivism to Active Learning  Siegfried M. Holzer
Summary of an essay defining constructivism and outlining its implications for education: active learning, authentic activities, students' views, authentic assessment, and innovative curriculum. Published in the hypermedia publication of SUCCEED: The
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 From Counting to Writing  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Abstract numbers are the product of a long cultural evolution. They also apparently played a crucial role in the development of writing in the Middle East. Indeed, numbers came before letters, contends archaeologist Denise SchmandtBesserat of the University
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 From Galaxies to Electrons (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
What are the largest and smallest objects anyone has ever seen with the naked eye? heard? felt? (For the first part, the whole object must be seen, though not necessarily in full detail or from every side.)
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