Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum

The Math Forum Internet Mathematics Library

Browse and Search the Library
Home : Resource Types : Recreations : Field Trips

_____________________________________
Library Home || Search || Full Table of Contents || Suggest a Link || Library Help
_____________________________________


  Selected Sites   (see also All Sites in this category)

  1. Franklin Institute Science Museum - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    The online entry point for the Philadelphia science museum, featuring in-depth multimedia virtual exhibits and explorations, resources for teachers, and guides to the real-life museum and its programs. The website features a large selection of educational resources, including: online multimedia explorations of various scientific topics; Puzzling and Perplexing Problems (a monthly collection of seasonal math puzzlers); Wired@School (web investigations from The Franklin Institute Online Fellows); Minutes from ME (Margaret Ennis provides ideas for teachers using the web in their classrooms); and The Spotlights (collections of web resources with a single theme, including calendars, time, online projects, and electronic field trips, among many others). more>>

  2. MathAlive! - Evergreen Exhibitions, LTD.
    This 5,000 square foot interactive exhibition brings to life the real math behind video games, sports, fashion, music, robotics, and more. Dozens of MathAlive! experiences take math from its native form into the applied worlds of design, engineering, technology and science. Venues include the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC), the Arizona Science Center (Phoenix, AZ), and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (Huntsville, AL). Online resources include live-action and animated videos such as BotZ Boardercross, Sum of All Thrills, Robot Artifacts, and BotZ Going Viral; as well as activity and reference guides for teachers and a family guide to household math. Presented by Raytheon, MathAlive! was developed in collaboration with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Society of Professional Engineers, MATHCOUNTS, the Society of Women Engineers, and MathMovesU. more>>

  3. Road Sign Math - Jamie Thingelstad
    "Driving + Math = Fun." A game to play on the road, identifying signs that suggest basic or advanced arithmetic, or that display constants, sequences, or primes. See digital photographs of actual street and highway signs that meet the "RSM" rules. Submit your own mathematically significant signs by describing their location, road name, mile marker, and GPS coordinates. With "special" signs and a winners' map. more>>


 
  All Sites - 43 items found, showing 1 to 43

  1. 42nd International Mathematical Olympiad: Math Expands Horizons - Dr. Walter E. Mientka, Executive Director
    This event brings to the USA 500 of the most talented high school age mathematicians from more than 80 countries. Washington, DC, hosts the Olympiad, with opening ceremonies on July 4, 2001. The American mathematics community uses this opportunity to ...more>>

  2. The Academy of Natural Sciences
    Founded in 1812, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is the oldest science research institution in the Western Hemisphere and a world leader in the fields of natural science research, education and exhibition. This site contains on-line exhibits, ...more>>

  3. AdventureOnline.com - Learning Outfitters, Inc.
    Interdisciplinary curricula that use the Web to connect students to expeditions from around the world, creating motivating, real-time materials for K-12 classrooms. Thematic content includes traditional and online lessons, games, quizzes, research stations, ...more>>

  4. Archimedes Palimpsest - The Walters Art Gallery
    An introduction to the people, places, times, and historical significance of the Archimedes Palimpsest, a compendium of mathematical treatises by Archimedes of Syracuse. The manuscript itself includes the only copy of the treatise Method of Mechanical ...more>>

  5. Building Big - WGBH Educational Foundation
    Explore great feats of engineering and the ingenuity of the engineers, architects, and builders who designed and built them. Learn about bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels; use Flash interactive engineering labs to experiment with forces, ...more>>

  6. Computing Technology for Math Excellence - Patricia Deubel
    Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME) is devoted to resources for teaching and learning mathematics (K-12 and calculus) and the standards movement in education. Math resources include links to sites for basic skills mastery, problem solving ...more>>

  7. The Dance of Chance Science Museum Exhibit - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
    An online version of an exhibit focused on the emergence of patterns in Nature from physical and biological processes that appear to be chaotic. Exhibit kiosks, many of which are fractals, include Music of the Heart, Frozen Lightning, Erosion, Viscous ...more>>

  8. Design Your Future - Math, Science, and Technology for Girls - Autodesk, Inc.
    The Design Your Future mission is to provide practical, inspiring, hands- on opportunities for young women to become aware of, explore, and pursue math, science, and technology-based careers. It provides a number of opportunities, including: a tool ...more>>

  9. Drawing a Crop Circle - IES Ramon Cabanillas (Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain)
    To draw a crop circle, the high school students at IES Ramon Cabanillas (Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain) calculated ellipses and discovered the pentagram's relation to the golden mean. This website details their designs, practice, calculations, and final ...more>>

  10. Education Resources for Oceanography and Earth Sciences - JPL Physical Oceanography DAAC
    A list of documents, data, and software for Education from NASA, UNESCO, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC), etc. ...more>>

  11. ENIAC 50th Anniversary Celebration - University of Pennsylvania
    The Birth of the Information Age: an 18 month celebration of the invention and enduring impact of ENIAC, the world's first electronic, large scale, general-purpose computer, activated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1946. Links to opening address ...more>>

  12. Esri
    Developers of geographic information systems (GIS). Math education books include GIS Tutorial, Fun with Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and the series Our World, which features software, lessons, data, and assessments. ESRI's ArcLessons library freely ...more>>

  13. Exploratorium's Complexity - The Exploratorium
    A collection of information related to the Turbulent Landscapes exhibit at the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco. Includes a timeline of important developments in the study of chaos, complexity, and dynamics, and CompLexicon, a guide to key concepts, ...more>>

  14. Fermilab Education Office
    Online explorations for students and teachers, plus information about field trips to Fermilab, student collaborations with Fermilab, student and teacher workshops, and links to other math and science education resources. ...more>>

  15. Geometry Playground - Exploratorium
    An exhibit from San Francisco's Exploratorium. People-sized exhibits let you use your hands, brain, and body to play with physical demonstrations of geometry concepts. Exhibits fall under the categories of seeing, moving, and fitting things together, ...more>>

  16. Hillsdale-Lenawee-Monroe Math and Science Center
    From eastern Michigan, USA. Interactive sessions and information on water studies for high schools, including data collection on frogs and toads, a virtual marsh tour, water quality studies, TI calculator programs, and links to math/science sites. ...more>>

  17. The JASON Project
    A year-round scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology, and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers. The project mounts a two-week scientific expedition each year. The team conducts research ...more>>

  18. Journey North - Annenberg Media
    Register online (free) for a global study of wildlife migration. Read today's news, from monarch migrations to robin populations in the south; report sightings, search the site. Numerous supplemental materials are available online, and further materials ...more>>

  19. "Kryptos" - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
    This page showcases the history and mystery of "Kryptos," a sculpture at the CIA by artist James Sanborn. See the Flash video introduction, and learn more about the sculpture, the code, and the artist. Text-only version available. ...more>>

  20. The Logic Puzzle Museum
    Play with more than fifty different hands-on brain twisters, mechanical and logic puzzles -- and craft your own. Regular events at this Burlington, Wisconsin, museum include Valentine's Day (make-your-own historic rebus valentines), celebrations of the ...more>>

  21. Mathemagica - The JASON Academy
    Tools and professional development materials include: a district-based professional development program; a set of 5-week inquiry based courses offered through the JASON Academy; and a library of Interactive Math Tools. Mathemagica has created online professional ...more>>

  22. The Mathematical Tourist - Ivars Peterson
    "Cool stuff" that Peterson, the Director of Publications and Communications at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), encounters while "browsing the world of mathematics and computer science: new developments in math and its applications, old ...more>>

  23. Maths in the City - Marcus du Sautoy, University of Oxford
    Mathematical walking tours of Oxford and London led by "mathemagicians" who reveal examples of maths hidden in the Beehive, the Bridge of Sighs, the Gherkin, the Sheldonian Theatre, St. Paulís Cathedral, and satellite dishes and death rays. Click on the ...more>>

  24. Maths Outdoors - Juliet Robertson
    Blog posts from an education consultant "passionate about getting children outside." Posts on learning math outside with a kinesthetic emphasis, which date back to September, 2008, have included "Leaf Logic," "Investigating Right Angles with Sticks," ...more>>

  25. The Millennium Sphere - The Cooper Union
    Jean Le Mee, Manuel A. Baez, and a team of their Cooper Union students submitted the Millennium Sphere for an international time-capsule competition sponsored by the New York Times Magazine. Watch a Shockwave animation of Ad Quadratum generation that ...more>>

  26. 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, ...more>>

  27. Museum of History of Science, Florence, Italy
    A bilingual (Italian and English) site providing research capabilities within the Italian Bibliography of Science History and the Library of the History Of Science Museum. Includes an online exhibition on Mechanical Marvels - Invention in the Age of Leonardo, ...more>>

  28. 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 ...more>>

  29. Online Exhibits Hotlist - The Franklin Institute
    A list of links to more than 100 online learning experiences for math and science, both interactive projects and exhibits. ...more>>

  30. Original Lesson Plans - Mathematics - Thirteen/WNET New York
    Original Web-based activities developed by Thirteen Ed Online Master Teachers. Each lesson consists of an overview with learning objectives, procedures for teachers, and "organizers" for students -- hand-outs, bibliographies, and other materials. Math ...more>>

  31. Peter J. Lu - Department of Physics, Harvard University
    Lu's mathematical and historical research has revealed new insights in medieval Islamic quasicrystalline tilings and the earliest machines, such as the one he suggests precisely interconverted the linear and rotational motion responsible for the distinctive ...more>>

  32. Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
    Virtual site for a science museum named for Joseph Tyrrell, who in 1884 travelled to what is now Alberta, Canada to study coal deposits and found the first dinosaur remains ("Albertosaurus") in the Drumheller area. The museum's mandate is to collect, ...more>>

  33. Sangaku - Hiroshi Kotera
    Click on the map of Japan to see photographs of sangaku -- Euclidean geometry theorems rendered as colored drawings on wooden tablets, and hung in shrines or temples -- dating to the Edo period (1603-1867). Also, learn how to use counting rods, called ...more>>

  34. science-to-touch - Jürgen Richter-Gebert
    Projects for interactively visualizing science, from one of the co-authors of the Cinderella geometry software package: iOrnament, a drawing and explanation app for the 17 crystallographic wallpaper groups; ix-quadrat, a museum exhibit of symmetry, Escher, ...more>>

  35. SEMAA: Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy - NASA's Glenn Research Center; Cuyahoga Community College
    Created to expose historically underrepresented youth to activites in the fields of science, engineering, mathematics, and technology, SEMAA offers information about its classes and program as well as links and contact information. ...more>>

  36. Slates, Slide Rules, and Software: Teaching Math in America - Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Behring Center
    An exhibit on mathematics teaching devices from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, focusing on innovations in mathematics teaching from the blackboard to graphing calculators and computer software. ...more>>

  37. Smithsonian Institution
    An independent trust instrumentality of the United States holding some 140 million artifacts and specimens in its trust for "the increase and diffusion of knowledge," and a center for research dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship ...more>>

  38. SNOW Kids - Centre for Academic Technologies, University of Toronto
    Special Needs Opportunity Windows (SNOW) is a pilot project aimed at developing ways for children with special needs to access curriculum materials electronically. The Library has children's books and magazines in English and French, a video room, and ...more>>

  39. Spark! Learning Lab - Putnam Museum
    This permanent exhibit at Davenport's science museum features a gravity wall, Bernoulli blower, SMARTboard technologies, and other hands-on exhibits for exploring the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) of electrical circuits, construction ...more>>

  40. UC Museum of Paleontology - University of California at Berkeley
    On-line exhibits, education and outreach programs, catalogs and collections, and links to other science and museum sites. Paleontology incorporates many different kinds of data from different fields. Search for type specimen data from the museum's Catalogs ...more>>

  41. Weather Underground - University of Michigan
    One Sky, Many Voices: resources for collaborative study of current weather events for K-12 classrooms, after-school groups, and at-home learning. Gather data on weather information on the Web, current conditions around the world, historical weather patterns, ...more>>

  42. Yahooligans! School Bell: Math - Yahoo
    Yahoo's kids' guide to math sites including topics: Games and Puzzles, Geometry, Homework Help, Just the Facts, Mathematicians, Measurements, and Real World Math. ...more>>

  43. Zap Headquarters - Sue and Bob Durante
    Sue and Bob Durante offer a wide variety of Math Programs for school assemblies, math nights, workshops and more. Blending magic with Math and teaching many bits of magical fun that use math and will get students to use math outside of the classroom. ...more>>


 
Page:  1


Search for these keywords:
               

Click only once for faster results:

all keywords, in any order at least one, that exact phrase
parts of words whole words


Power Search

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

_____________________________________
Home || The Math Library || Quick Reference || Search || Help
_____________________________________

© 1994-2014 Drexel University. All rights reserved.
http://mathforum.org/
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Goodwin College of Professional Studies.The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.