 Mr. Pitonyak's Pyramid Puzzle  John S. Pitonyak
A webquest in which students are divided into construction teams that research the cost of building a pyramid, explore actual pyramids through online exhibits, and submit calculations that they would use to build their pyramid. The site includes instructions,
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 Mrs. Glosser's Math Goodies  Gisele Glosser
Interactive math lessons that work online and offline in a Web browser, and provide immediate feedback to students, with in addition Worksheets (on circumference and area; exponents; expressions and equations; integers; Ocean Math; order of operations;
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 Mr. Vaudrey's Class  Matt Vaudrey
Blog by a secondary educator who "wears costumes, plays loud music, stands on desks, and shows pictures and video — all to make math meaningful for his students." The contents of mathematical posts, which date back to January, 2008, have included
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 MSEB Classics  Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council
Reports issued between 1990 and 1995, from the MSEB: Mathematical Preparation of the Technical Work Force: Report of a Workshop; What Should I Look for in a Mathematics Classroom?; Achieving Quality in Undergraduate Mathematics (see also Looking for Gauss...or
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 MSPnet: The Math and Science Partnership Network  TERC
The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Program is a major research and development effort to understand and improve the performance of K12 students in mathematics and science. MSPnet is their electronic community. Learn about individual partnership projects;
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 MSRI Journal  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The new journalistinresidence program at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley, California represents one effort to improve communication of mathematics. Peterson will spend the summer of 1999 there.
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 MSTE Java  University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
Javabased activities submitted to MSTE, the Office for Mathematics, Science & Technology Education at UIUC. Topics include: best fit; box perimeter; Buffon's needle; CAD viewer; cereal box problem; chisquared test analysis of random marbles; cliff
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 mtbos directory  Jedidiah Butler
Filter, search, map, or browse through profiles of teachers in the mathtwitterblogosphere. Pulldown menus include roles, geographic regions, and interests; slider bars narrow down the years when someone first started teaching, tweeting, or blogging.
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 Mucho Math  Jake Enfield
Flash program for students to learn math vocabulary and mental math tricks through best practice teaching methods (discovery learning, scaffolding, spiraling, and customized learning). Teachers can create an account and add one student for free to try
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 Muggins! Math  Old Fashioned Products, Inc.
Makers of the arithmetic board games Muggins, KnockOut, Jelly Beans, Fudge, and Opps, all available as single wooden board, reversible wooden board, wipeoff board, or overhead transparency. Manipulatives include Number Neighbors, PreAlgebra for Visual
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 The Mult Applet  Philip Lin
A Java applet for practicing multiplication tables. Tables from 2 to 9 are scrambled and displayed with blanks for the answers. Enter your answers; if you miss any, you get a chance to correct them. If you get them all right the first time, the applet
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 Multicultural Math Fair  Suzanne Alejandre, Frisbie Middle School
Twentynine percent of Frisbie's student population is Limited English Proficient; Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, German, Indonesian, Korean, Philipino, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Samoan, Spanish, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, and Urdu are represented. In 199394
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 Multicultural Pavilion, University of Virginia  Paul Gorski
Sites for educators interested in multicultural issues. Resources for teachers, including reviews of children's music, multicultural activities, online archives, and links to multicultural websites; papers, book reviews, and published materials; statistical
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 Multilingual Glossary  Glencoe Online, McGrawHill Education
Glencoe/McGrawHill has launched an online multilingual glossary specializing in math terminology for common terms from grade 6 through Algebra 2. Choose a letter, then choose a language: Arabic, Bengal, Chinese, English, Haitian, Hmong, Korean, Russian,
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 Multimagic squares  carrés multimagiques  Christian Boyer
Multimagic squares are magic squares that remain magic after their numbers are raised to various powers. The largest multimagic square currently known is BoyerViricel's pentamagic square, to the 5th power.
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 Multimedia Applications on a ShoeString Budget  Dr. Donna Graham
A site designed to acquaint middle school teachers with economical multimedia tools and ideas for Webbased educational activities that they will be able to use or adapt in their classrooms. Mathematics Lesson Plans/Units include math maps, geometry,
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 Multimedia Catalogue  Biography Index  Institute and Museum of the History of Science of Florence, Italy
Biographical texts of personalities connected in some way to Galileo. Each text is accompanied by still or animated images or by filmed sequences. Included are Archimedes, Aristotle, Bernoulli, Brahe, Copernicus, the Galilei family, Kepler, Milton, Ptolemy,
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 Multiplying by Zero  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about multiplying by zero, such as why zero turns other numbers that clearly have a greater value to zero when multiplied?
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 Multiplying Fractions  Millard Lewis, John Moore; Univ. of Georgia
An elementary lesson plan with a worksheet and an interactive exploration of the concept of 3/5 using the Geometer's Sketchpad. From Chapter 6: Rationals: Multiplication, Division, and Applications. A student folder from the Dept. of Mathematics Education/J.
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 Murder and the Economist  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The prominent role of economic principles is certainly evident in all the mysteries of Marshall Jevons. It doesn't take long for protagonist Henry Spearman to begin invoking economic theory in Murder at the Margin, which started the series off in 1978.
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 Murderous Maths  Kjartan Poskitt et al.
Contents, descriptions of characters, updates, and "extra bits" for the books Murderous Maths; The Essential Arithmetricks; Desperate Measures; Do You Feel Lucky?; Vicious Circles and other Savage Shapes; The Phantom X; The Fiendish Angletron; The GCSE
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 The Museum of Scientific Discovery (MSD)
An interactive science and technology center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Online science exhibits, links to other Internet science resources, and Educator's Express, an annual publication designed to familiarize teachers and other group leaders with
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 Museums in the Classroom  Illinois State Museum and Brookfield Zoo
Students from 25 partner schools throughout Illinois are developing online curriculum projects that explore the diversity of Illinois and world ecosystems, integrating collections, data, images, video, audio, text, and exhibitions and using skills from
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 Museu Nacional de História Natural e Ciência  Universidade de Lisboa
"Apoiando a investigação e o ensino nas áreas da zoologia e antropologia, da botânica, da mineralogia e geologia, e das demais ciências naturais, e estimulando o estudo e a divulgação da história das
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 Music and Mathematics  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about music and mathematics, and pitches, tones, and musical scales, in particular
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 Music and Probability  Lorraine Fielding
A middle school's music project based on the Mozart Musical Dice Game, invented by Mozart around 1770, in which dice rolls generate twelvetone or diatonic minuets. Links to a web version of Mozart's game, using MIDI technology; and movie, audio files
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 Music by John Greschak  John Greschak
Platonic Dice: Dodecahedron, Platonic Dice: Hexahedron, Pentominoes, The Tower of Hanoi, and other music compositions based upon the mathematical properties of various objects. Listen with RealAudio or Midi.
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 Music through the Curriculum  Phil Tulga
Developers of math programs such as "Math and Music," which teaches students how to "hear" math (what does a fraction sound like? how about a shape?); and "Math, Science and Sound," an assembly and family night program that connects thunder, volcanoes,
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 Musings from Mrs. Galvan  Regan Galvan
Blog of "thoughts on teaching math and on promoting social, emotional wellness among my students and colleagues" by a selfdescribed fan of students creating digital portfolios in math. Posts, which date back to February, 2013, have included "Geometry
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 MVC (Metroplex Voice Computing)
Hands and mousefree arithmetic and math programs for the physically impaired student who cannot use the keyboard. Voiced mathematics products include: ArithmeticTalk (grades 15, for addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication); MathTalk (grades
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 My Calculator Rental  Ben Burnett
Lender of graphing calculators. Rent for as long or as little as you like for a monthly fee. Select from the TI83 Plus, TI84 Plus, TI86, and TI89 Titanium calculators. mycalcrental.com also provides downloads of user manuals.
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 My Dear Aunt Sally  Ron Larson
The game "My Dear Aunt Sally" reinforces number sense, from single operations on whole numbers to multiple operations on rationals. Features hints; audio in English or Spanish; hundreds of difficulty levels; animations of Aunt Sally and her animal friends;
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 MyiMaths  MyiMaths Ltd
A teaching resource comprised of hundreds of interactive lessons, each with dynamically generated activities, games, tools, and questions. See samples and reviews before purchasing a subscription.
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 My Magic Square  Michael Dormann
Enter a number from 23 to 100, then press the calculate button to see a completed 4x4 magic square, of which any row, column, diagonal, the center square, and the four corners each sums to the number entered.
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 MyMaths  Alan Jackson
A feebased repository of lesson plans, including "boosters" specifically for UK Year 9, "Grade D to C," and higherlevel GCSE students. A subscription also provides for MyMaths' class management system. Take a tour of the resources and sample lesson
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 MyMathTutor.com  Charles Patrick McKeague
A webbased eLearning resource that supplements traditional textbook and classroom learning. Before signing up for this feebased service, demo one of their RealPlayer video tutorials, which show how to solve math problems. Each lesson includes a practice
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 MY NASA DATA  NASA Langley Research Center
Webbased data, data analysis tools, and lesson plans. Mentoring and inquirY using NASA Data for Atmospheric and earth science for Teachers and Amateurs (MY NASA DATA) is a project to enable K12 teachers and students, as well as citizen scientists, to
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 My Speed Cubing Page  Jessica Fridrich
"Intended for those of you who can already solve [Rubik's] cube in a few minutes and want to get really fast." Content includes "20 years of speed cubing (a short historical narrative)," "Finger shortcuts," "Move algorithms to your subconsciousness,"
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 My Sports Pulse
My Sports Pulse™ is an educational game delivered via IVR, SMS/text messaging, and video messaging to mobile devices such as cell phones. Each message contains a sports themed question concerning aspects of math, science, and technology. You pay for using
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 Mystic Chaos: A Preliminary Report  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Billed as a fantasy adventure game, Chaos involves solving a mystery  or rather, a large number of little puzzles that supposedly add up to something bigger  starting from scratch. You have to figure out what the mystery is and how you as the player
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 My Virtual Reference Desk  Bob Drudge
Designed to be a onestop reference guide to all things Internet. You can search the Web, AP/Reuters, or DejaNews by keyword; find the weather by city or zip code; get stock quotes; follow links to sources of news, radio news, newspapers, TV news, magazines,
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 NACME Backs Me  National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Meet engineering role models, find local and online resources, and connect to hundreds of engineering societies, universities and career sites. Designed for middle and high school students with an interest in math, science, engineering and technology,
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 NADE Math SPIN  National Association for Developmental Education's Special Professional Interest Network for those interested in teaching mathematics
A professional organization for developmental math professionals to interact and share with each other. The site features links to best practices in developmental mathematics, newsletters, email discussion group, and conferences. Also available from
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 Names for features of symmetrical patterns (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Names for features that may occur in symmetrical patterns. To each such feature of the pattern, there is a corresponding feature of the quotient orbifold. Mirrors and mirror strings; mirror boundaries; gyration points; cone points.
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 Names for Numbers  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Once someone discovers an interesting pattern or type of behavior, those particular numbers are likely to earn a collective name. So we have perfect numbers, amicable numbers, lucky numbers, Mersenne numbers, Fermat numbers, Fibonacci numbers, Keith numbers,
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 Names for symmetry groups and orbifolds (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
A symmetry group is the collection of all symmetry operations of a pattern. We give the same names to symmetry groups as to the corresponding quotient orbifolds, regarding every orbifold as obtained from a sphere by adding conepoints, mirror boundaries,
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 Naming Polygons and Polyhedra  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What do you call an 11sided polygon? A 14sided polygon? Is there a list of names of polygons? What about polyhedra?
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 Napier Bones  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
A Java simulation of the Napier bones, simple device for multiplying numbers, here used to demonstrate multiplying in bases other than ten.
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 Napoleon Points  Clark Kimberling
The first and second Napoleon points, described and illustrated, with a reference.
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 NASA Education  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The two main goals of NASA's education program are to "inspire and motivate students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics" by supporting education in the Nation's schools; and to "engage the public in shaping and sharing
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