 Chinook (champion checkers computer program)  Jonathan Schaeffer, Dept. of Computing Science, Univ. of Alberta
Chinook is the World ManMachine Checkers Champion, a title it earned by competing in human tournaments and defeating the best players in the world.
Chinook is the byproduct of a research effort started in 1989 into gameplaying strategies. The longterm
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 Chips A Tally  Bayonne, NJ Board of Education  5th Grade Teachers
A collaborative math project to determine whether the number of chocolate chips in Chips Ahoy cookies is the same everywhere. Classes may submit data, and results will be posted November 30, 2000. Site includes: lesson plans that use statistics to analyze
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 ChisenBop (or Chisanbop)  Andrew Harris, Computer Science, Indiana & Purdue Universities
An ancient technique from Korea, similar to the abacus or soroban: using your fingers as an analog computer, illustrated and with Real streaming media lessons. Background; simple counting; simple adding and subtracting; adding "around the corner"; subtraction
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 Christianity and the Mathematical Sciences  the Heliocentric Hypothesis  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on Christianity's influence on the mathematical sciences. With references and other related web sites.
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 Christmas With The Polyiamonds Puzzle Family  Jos H. Hindriks
Polyiamonds share their general principles with Pentominoes, except that their basic 'cell' is the sixtydegree triangle instead of the square. The term 'Polyiamonds', derived from the word 'diamond', was introduced in 1961 by T.H. O'Beirne. Hexiamonds,
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 Chron Me! Online Stopwatch
Easily record time in increments, whenever you have a multipart task to time. Press start; press stop; add a label for that segment; repeat as needed; download the resulting comma or semicolonseparated file to your computer, or open it with Excel.
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 Chronological Age Calculator  AGS Publishing
Click the "Age Calculator" button, then enter two calendar dates to compute elapsed years, months, and days. Available for download.
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 A Chronology of Mathematicians  MacTutor Math History Archives
A chronology of mathematicians between the dates stated, showing how the lives of
the mathematicians overlap: 700 BC700 AD; 7001650; 16251775; 17501850; 18251900; 18751957. Where either the birth or death of a mathematician is unknown (mostly for
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 A chronology of pi  MacTutor Math History Archives
Precomputer calculations of pi, from the Rhind papyrus through Ferguson (1946); computer calculations from Ferguson (1947) through Kanada, Takahashi (Sept 1999). With references and other related web sites.
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 CIESEmath Project  Stevens Institute for Technology Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education
Outlines of ten units of Everyday Math and thirteen chapters of Transition Math, some with links to relevant Java applets and Geometer's Sketchpad sketches. The list of activities links to more interactive math tools, instructions, and handouts. A joint
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 CIESE Online Classroom Projects  Stevens Institute of Technology
Projects that use realtime data available from the Internet, and collaborative projects that use the Internet's potential to reach peers and experts around the world. The site lists currently sponsored projects by level, with an archive of past sponsored
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 Circle Drawing Experiment  Thomas Denney
Draw a figure on the grid by clicking and dragging. Upon release of the mouse button, this JavaScript calculates a "perfect circle" accuracy score by using the sketch's perimeter as the circumference of a perfect circle, and comparing its area to the
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 Circle Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the area, perimeter, arc, segment, or sector of a circle.
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 Circle Formulas  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about circle formulas, including how to find their circumferences and areas.
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 Circle Graph  What Percent?  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
This circle graph shows how Jimmy spent his time during the last 24 hours. What percent of time did he spend watching television? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Circles  360 Degrees  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about why a circle has 360 degrees, and the origin of that degree measurement.
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 Circle Scribe Disk Compass  Bill Harper
A new instrument for manually exploring shape and space, used to draw diagrams on paper, from cartoon characters to limacons, as well as standard geometric constructions. Unlike toys like spirograph, the Circle Scribe Disk Compass requires some geometrical
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 Circles in Geometry  Lesson Ideas: Math: Geometry; Teachnet.Com
Wholeclass and group activities for teaching circle concepts, pi, circumference, etc.
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 Circles of Dissonance  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Much of today's music rests upon ancient tradition going back thousands of years to the time of the Greek mathematician and mystic Pythagoras. The Pythagoreans observed that tones an octave apart are pleasing to the ear. In modern terms,
one can say
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 Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows  Steven Janke; The Geometry Center
How are rainbows formed? Why do they only occur when the sun is behind the observer? If the sun is low on the horizon, at what angle in the sky should we expect to see a rainbow? This lab helps to answer these and other questions by examining a mathematical
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 Circle Zap  Michael Bulmer
A Java applet that gathers data on your ability to use a mouse rapidly and accurately, with suggested questions for classroom activities.
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 Circumferences, Diameters, and Radii (SMILE)  Dwayne Belle, Fuller School
A lesson designed to teach students to measure circumferences in inches, and compute radii and diameters, given different circumferences. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and
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 The Civilization of the Mayans  ThinkQuest 1997
Essentially a school paper in web format, covering, briefly, Mayan art, astronomy, ballgame, books and hieroglyphics, class system, and number system, with rated related Mayan links and references, and an abouttheauthors section.
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 CK12
Providers of free, standardsaligned, open content in the STEM subjects. See, in particular, the CK12 Foundation's flexbooks: customizable, free, curriculumaligned K12 math textbooks. In addition to dozens of student editions, some math flexbooks feature
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 ClarisWorks Graphing: Spreadsheet Lessons  Suzanne Alejandre
Stepbystep directions for using ClarisWorks spreadsheets, helpful in exploring the differences between exponential functions and linear functions. Bar graphs, pie charts, pictograms, and other graphs for linear, polynomial, and exponential functions.
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 Clash of the Chess Titans  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Thoughts on the KasparovDeep Blue match of 3 May 1997. Throughout history, people have been building machines that can perform tasks better than humans. When Kasparov, referring to his upcoming match, talks about "an area that defines human beings,"
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 Class2Class  Melanie Sprouse
Class2Class is a clearinghouse designed to facilitate student and class participation in Internet projects, including collaborative projects, datacollecting experiments, peer tutoring, and keypal exchanges designed to enhance the mathematics in your
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 Classic Fallacies  Philip Spencer; University of Toronto Mathematics Network
Mathematical "proofs" demonstrating, among other things, that 1 = 2 and that all people in Canada are the same age. Each consists of several steps, and users search for the flaws. For every step there is explanation of why the flaw is or is not in that
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 Classic Problems  Math Forum; Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Classic problems from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) files, including: age word problems, birthday probability, boy or girl?, camel and bananas, coin problems, doubling pennies, grazing animals, liars and truthtellers, the missing dollar,
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 Classification of Patterns  BrownHerbst, Donnelly, Stratton, AndersonNielsen; The Geometry Center
Materials about symmetry and classification of repeating patterns for students in grades 710 using wallpaper patterns, to be used as either an introduction or a review: a classroomready source of information. A final project created for Math 5337, Technology
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 Classroom Compass  Adams, Powell, Assoc. Editors; Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
A magazine published from 1994 to 2005, with ideas, activities, and resources for teachers interested in improving instruction in science and mathematics, and links to simple classroom activities with ideas about learning and instruction. Each issue presents
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 Classroom Projects  TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE)
A site for teachers looking for a content area project or contest for the classroom. Join a TEAMS project or browse a list of projects and contests sponsored by other organizations. Extensive list of upcoming, current, ongoing, and completed projects
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 ClassZone  McDougal Littell, Publishers
In ClassZone, McDougal Littell has gathered together all of its activities, interactive online resources, research links, chapter quizzes, and other materials that support its popular middle and high school mathematics textbooks, such as Integrated Math
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 Clear Educational Solutions  Calvin Leung
Product and order information for InstaGraphs, PostIt Notes® printed with a grid for use as graph paper. Also includes a student survey and suggestions for using InstaGraphs as a fundraiser.
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 Cleave Books
Teacher Resources on Line (TRoL) include downloadable grid paper; Ttiles; dictionary exercises; shapes Bingo; MisMaths, an annotated collection of innumeracy and other math mistakes in news headlines; fact sheets; tables; formulas; a mathematical vocabulary
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 Click and Climb: Online Math Tutoring and Homework Help  ClickandClimb.com
Online math tutoring and math homework help resource. Professional tutors work with you oneonone using interactive whiteboard technology and VOIP (Skype) for audio. Tutoring is offered in grades 312 at your pace. You'll need a computer with high speed
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 Clickmazes  Gilbert, Mitchell
An extensive collection of interactive puzzles and mazes organized in the following categories: Maze gallery; Attic gallery; Maze of Life; HexaRoll; Oskar's fourbit mazes; 2D tilt mazes; Colourzone mazes; 3D tilt mazes; Tilt puzzles; NEWS and RULES;
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 Climate Classroom  One Million Acts of Green
This curriculum encourages students to analyze the science of global warming and its relevance to current events and their daily lives, through classroom activities, lesson plans, and family and community activities. The One Million Acts of Green Program
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 CLN: Community Learning Network
Designed to help K12 teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. Includes over 225 menu pages with more than 4,200 annotated links to educational WWW sites, as well as over 100 WWW resources of their own.
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 Clocks and Curvature (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
The total curvature of any surface topologically equivalent to the sphere is 4 pi. This can be seen very simply from the definition of the curvature of a region in terms of the angle of rotation when the surface is rolled around on the plane; the only
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 Clocks  Bill Finzer, Key Curriculum Press
Two sketches illustrating useful Sketchpad animation techniques. Shows how to move the hour and minute hands at different rates, and how to convert the analog motion of the clock into digital switches.
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 Clockworks: From Sundials to the Atomic Second  Britannica.com
A site about the development of instruments that have measured time over the centuries. Each instrument has a page featuring a description and an illustrated diagram, and most include a QuickTime animation demonstrating how the mechanism works. Iinstruments
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 Cmathématique  Téléfiction
Liens à consulter classés par sujet et par niveau; des problèmes du mois, un concours pour l'honneur dont les meilleures solutions de participants seront publiées sur le site; des capsules "crack" mathématiques offrant
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 CMP Software  Connected Mathematics Project, Michigan State University
Downloadable software designed to accompany CMP units. For the Factor Game winning strategies involve distinguishing between numbers with many factors and numbers with few factors; students analyze game strategies and are introduced to the definitions
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 CMP Unit Organizers  Art Mabbott
To introduce students to new units from the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP), Art Mabbott has developed a set of Unit Organizers. Adapting work done by B. Keith Lenz, of the University of Nebraska, Mabbott has also shared his MS Word documents with
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 CMS  Science Fair Page (Cyberspace Middle School)  Dr. Larry Dennis; Department of Physics, Florida State University
A page for students who are using the World Wide Web to gather information on science fair projects. It includes: a help desk; practical hints for selecting and completing a project; descriptions of possible science fair projects; planning a class project;
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 Coastal Computer Company
An educational software company. Math titles, AlgebraMAKER and MathMAKER, drill students in basic skills, explaining the solution to each problem. Samples of these programs are available for download.
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 The Coffeecup Caustic  Roy Williams
You are drinking from a cylindrical cup in the sunshine. Sometimes, when the sun shines into the cup, you can see a crescent of light as the sunshine reflects from the inside of the cup onto the surface of the drink. This Java applet illustrates the optics
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 Coffee Hour Problem of the Week  Matthew McMullen
Classic and "found" problems, as well as original challenges, in number theory, logical reasoning, statistics, calculus, geometry, and algebra. McMullen has posted PDFs of the PoWs, as well as their solutions, since 2007.
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 cognitive acceleration  Cognitive Acceleration Associates
Cognitive acceleration (CA) emphasizes "'big ideas' or organizing conceptual strands in mathematics, rather than procedures and algorithms." Published collections of math lessons include Thinking Maths, Primary Cognitive Acceleration through Maths Education,
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