 Mr. Schlytter's Mathematics Site  Eric Schlytter
Links to interactive math activities intended to engage students in learning.
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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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 m@th IT
A "platform to promote, propagate, and mediate applied mathematics and computer sciences," with emphasis on cryptography, number theory, financial mathematics, logic and knowledge representation, and quantum computation. In particular, m@th IT offers
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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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 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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 Multiplication of Decimals  H. B. Meyer, FaustGymnasium Staufen (Mhb)
Interactive training: multiplication of decimals (requires JavaScript). The user has to fill in boxes with proper digits to practice the multiplication algorithm. Problems may be posed either by the user or by the computer. A German version is available.
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 Multiply!  Dani Kenli
Enter your name and press the "Click to start" button, then key in the products indicated to compete in this selfdescribed "International Multiplication Championship," which ranks your speed and accuracy in a table of the world's multipliers. Refresh
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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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 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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 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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 My Math Games  MyMathGames.com
Online math games for elementary topics, plus the mean value theorem of calculus.
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 My Math Man  Francis (Bud) Leverone
Narrated slides and interactive practice to accompany Glencoe and Chicago textbooks on algebra and geometry topics.
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 MyMathMind.com  Michael Graz
Online times tables learning system. Demonstration and free trial available.
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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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 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 Schoolhouse  Educational Designers, LLC
Elementary online worksheets in math, reading, spelling, science, language, and social studies. Could be used as a curriculum outline. Subscription required; free samples available.
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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's Theorem  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
On the sides of a triangle construct equilateral triangles (outer or inner Napoleon triangles). Napoleon's theorem states that the centers of the three outer Napoleon triangles form another equilateral triangle. The statement also holds for the three
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 NASA Kids' Club  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The NASA Kids' Club Web site offers K4 users advancing skill levels as they play games and learn science, technology, engineering and math concepts.
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 National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning  University of Limerick
Ireland's NCEMSTL researches, coordinates, supports, develops and implements programmes to enhance Irish science and mathematics teaching and learning at all levels. Read Centre publications and reports; learn about its courses and other events. Register
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 National Curve Bank  Gray, Venit; California State University, Los Angeles
Animation and interaction, and geometric, algebraic, and historical aspects of curves. Topics include Calculus, PreCalculus, History of Math, Limits, and Fractals. Submissions are encouraged.
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 National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics (NLVM)  Cannon et al., Principal Investigators; Utah State University
Java applets and other virtual manipulatives cover mathematics appropriate to grades K12, with a special emphasis on K8. Browse by grade band or by math topic: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability.
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 NationMaster.com  Luke Metcalfe
A website for generating graphs and correlations based on numerical data extracted from the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF, OECD, and other sources of indicators that
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 Nautilus  Nautilus Ventures LLC
An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content —
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 ncase  Nicky Case
Interactive projects that illuminate principles of game theory, logic, and other topics, such as the parable of the paragons (with Vi Hart), coming out simulator (a halftrue game about halftruths), and sight & light (how to create 2D visibility/shadows
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 NCTM Standards (Standards 2000)  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 Standards were released. The site features include: an online version of the Standards (including illustrations,
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 Ndimensional Cube Projection  Andrew Wallace
A Java applet based on the work of Jonathan Bowen that projects a twodimensional representation of a cube in any dimension from 2 to 15. The controls allow you to choose how the lines will be coloured, and how many dimensions to draw.
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 New Confidence Interval Applet  R. Webster West, Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
An applet designed to help students understand confidence intervals. Each of the 50 lines on the graph below represents a confidence interval for the mean (assuming known variance). Each interval is based on a sample of size 5 taken from a standard normal
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 NewPath Learning
Publishers of handson print and interactive digital learning resources for reinforcement and review. See, in particular, NewPath Learning products for math, browseable by grade and national or state standards. Shop for and purchase Curriculum Mastery®
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 Newton Basins  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Newton's method for finding solutions to equations leads to some fantastic images when applied to complex functions. This program colors the complex plane according to where an initial guess will eventually take you, and gives each solution a different
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 New York Regents Exam Prep Center  Oswego City School District
A site dedicated to assisting high school students in preparing for the "new" New York State Math A Regents Examination. Covers Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II/Trig. The materials featured for each topic include: general review/formula sheet, Regents
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 Nikoli  Nikoli Co., Ltd.
From the Japanese magazine publishers that popularized sudoku puzzles: the nikoli.com site releases three or more problems every day  more than 100 new problems a month. Step through tutorials and solve Flash puzzles of Slitherlink, Nurikabe, Heyawake,
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 Nim  Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
Play online: two people play with several piles of stones. On each move a player
removes as many stones as he or she would like, but forms only one pile. The player who takes the last stone wins.
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 The Nobel Prize in Physics – Educational  The Nobel Foundation
Step through explanations of physics concepts, some with Flash activities: explore hidden worlds with microscopes (as developed by laureates Zernike, Ruska, Binnig and Rohrer), look into the interior of matter (from Chadwick to van der Meer), and take
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 Noetic Learning: Your Online Math Learning Center  Li Kelty, Noetic Learning, LLC
Offers a worksheet generator with online publishing capability, in the basic operations and money. See also Noetic Learning's online programs for gifted elementary students, summer enrichment and learning retention, and math contests. Free samples of
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 NonEuclid  Joel Castellanos, Joe Dan Austin, Ervan Darnell
A Java program offering straightedge and compass constructions in hyperbolic geometry for high school and college students. A compressed version for PCs may be downloaded for use offline. The site includes an introduction to hyperbolic geometry, plus
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 Nonlinear Physics Group  Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany
A research group whose research areas include sonoluminescence, levitated drops, and acoustic and optically induced cavitation (view MPEG movies of bubbles!) A Java applet, Nonlinear Dynamics Online, provides visualizations of data sets: you may use
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 The Normal Distribution  Balasubramanian Narasimhan
Normal distributions are a very important class of statistical distributions. All normal distributions are symmetric and have bellshaped density curves with a single peak. Different values of mu and theta yield different normal density curves and hence
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 North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) Interactive Math Project (IMP)  John Goebel
Investigations of parametric equations and periodic functions observed in the unit circle, ferris wheels, hanging pictures, and playground swings.
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 Northwestern Crows: Using Rational Functions to Investigate the Behavior of Northwestern Crows (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation in which students use rational functions to explore the possible reasons behind the observation that northwestern crows consistently drop a type of mollusk called a whelk from a height of 5 meters.
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 Not Just Sums  Emily Hillier, Not Just Sums
Teaching and learning resources from the U.K. Learn about the product range and educational philosophy, and try sample resources, a daily starter activity, and online games.
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 Now College  Online Math Courses and Tutorials  Now International
An online learning company. Products are designed with video instruction, "realtime" whiteboard handwriting, graphics, animations, graphs, tables, and math notation. A complete highschool math program is planned. Currently, courses in trigonometry
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 NPComplete Arcade  John Lawrence
Site contains a number of applets that can be used to explore the circumstances under which some NPcomplete problems become hard.
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 The N Queens Problem  Marty Hall
Finding a solution to the NQueens problem for any N greater than or equal to 4 can be done without searching. Determining where each queen should go can be done in constant time per queen, or O(N) altogether. Thus, drawing the board (which is O(N^2))
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 The Nth Prime Page  Andrew Booker
A form into which you can enter a value for n, from 1 to 10^12, inclusive. The server will return the nth prime number (counting 2 as the first). Commas and scientific notation (e.g. 1.0e12) are allowed. Also a Pi function: enter a value for x, from 1
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 numb3rs blog  Mark Bridger, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University
A blog where math professor Bridger posts mathematical comments on the TV show "Numb3rs". Dating back to February, 2005, posts include "Math and March Madness" and "Random motion and FokkerPlanck" and "Acoustic fingerprints and the JFK assassination"
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 Numbaland  Lomas, Derek; Ching, Dixie; and Sun, Jeanine
Four simple Shockwave Flash games for developing a sense of number concepts: Battleship Numberline (estimating position on the number line), Block Basher (in the style of Tetris, drop blocks of the same color to knock each other out by estimating positions
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 Number2.com  Vincent Crespi, Eric Loken, Josh Millet, and Lesleigh Cushing
Free online SAT, ACT, and GRE test preparation courses. Register for tutorials and practice sessions that dynamically adapt to performance, providing customized feedback for every response and monitoring overall student progress in the coaching system.
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 Number and Word Puzzles  Ken Egan
Number and word puzzles, including Digicross, in worksheet and interactive (Java) format.
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 The Number Catcher  INSERMCEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit
"Play. Count. Calculate." Learn basic concepts of number and arithmetic, such as concrete sets, digits, number words, base 10, and the logic of multidigit numbers. INSERMCEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit also created The Number Race.
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