 Maths Illustrated (review of A Beautiful Mind)  Lynne Butler, Haverford College
Download or read online Butler's review of the movie A Beautiful Mind, originally published in the April, 2002 Notices of the AMS. Learn about the movie's internal references to game theory, and other details and discrepancies involved in its filming,
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 MathsPig  Kerry Cue
Blog begun in March, 2009, aiming to "stick a snout in the media trough and sniff out the maths rubbish." MathsPig has since evolved to "use basic but elegant maths to make realistic problems for students to solve, e.g. 'Can you duck a bullet?'" Posts
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 Maths Week Ireland  CALMAST, Waterford Institute of Technology
Held annually in midOctober since 2006, this "allIreland celebration of Maths ... promotes, awareness, appreciation and understanding of maths through a huge variety of events and activities." See, in particular, the "Activities" button for puzzles,
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 Math Talk Online  The Maine School of Science and Mathematics
A journal written by high school mathematicians for high school mathematicians from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM). Back issues include articles and problems authored by students; and contests.
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 Mathtrain.TV  Eric Marcos
Video math tutorials created for students by students from Lincoln Middle School (Santa Monica, CA). Created with a tablet PC and the screencapturing software Camtasia Studio, most of the clips last less than two minutes.
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 Math  Wonderopolis®
Each Wonder of the Day® includes several paragraphs' overview (Did you know?), modeling suggestions (Try it out!), a vocabulary list (Wonder Words), and other information to stimulate children's curiosity. Share your wonderments, questions, and answers
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 Mathworld  Matt Bowling
The author developed this math story to act as a structure for the California second grade math curriculum. He finds it to be a big motivator to kids who are not usually interested in math.
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 MegaPenny Project  Kokogiak Media
What would a billion (or a trillion) pennies look like? Find out here, in pages listing data on one to one quintillion pennies. All the pages have tables at the bottom, listing things such as the value of the pennies, size of the pile, weight, and area
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 Mentalmath  EUDACTICA
Makers of superTmatik mental math cards, and organizers of the International Mental Math Championship, which has developed number and calculation skills in children ages 615 since 2006.
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 Mighty Number
This "search engine for numbers" returns facts about figures, such as its square root, base 10 logarithm, and primality. Mighty Number also writes out quantities in several different languages (English, German, French, Spanish, and Swedish) and represents
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 MiMa  Museum for Minerals and Mathematics Oberwolfach
This German museum's exhibits about mathematics, which focus on symmetry and crystallography, have included IMAGINARY; SURFER, a realtime ray tracer of algebraic surfaces; Cinderella & Curved Spaces; jReality; Morenaments; Doppelpendel; Penrose Puzzle;
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 MISTER Pi Computer Math Competion  Otet Alexandru
A math competition for Romanian students, for one "Pi School" per city. Detailed instructions on the site.
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 More Fibbery  Gregory K. Pincus
"Fibs./ Terse./ Defined./ As your tools,/ Twenty syllables;/ How you use them is up to you." The author explains this form of poetry and its two most important rules: the syllable count of 1/1/2/3/5/8  the first six digits from the Fibonacci sequence
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 Mr. Math Puzzler  Young Saint Louis.com
A regular feature from the monthly YoungSaintLouis.com. Postmark answers by the 15th of the month for recognition and the chance to win prizes such as gift certificates. Mr. Math Puzzler is Wayne Hesse, a math teacher at Green Park Lutheran School, who
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 Mrnussbaum.com  Greg Nussbaum
Mrnussbaum's Math Lab has games such as Tony Fraction's Pizza Shop; Smart Poll; Cash Out (for practice making change); and Tackle Math Ball, Math Speed, Buffalo Math, and Math Fries (all timed games for practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing).
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 Mr. R.'s World of Math
Mr. R. has written math poems and a story for his 4th grade students, to help them remember basic math facts. These and other "mathless" poems are available here. The complete story is available for purchase.
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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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 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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 National Math Festival
A free and public celebration "dedicated to discovering the delight and power of mathematics." Begun in April, 2015, the National Math Festival annually features activities for every age — from handson magic to lectures with influential mathematicians.
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 The North Carolina State High School Mathematics Contest  John Goebel
Download PDFs of recent contest questions and solutions, and see test statistics and item analysis. Read brief and detailed histories of the contest, rules, and more. The State Mathematics Contest was initiated in 1979 to provide state level competition
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 Numb3rs Math Activities  Cornell Department of Mathematics
Notes and activities on the mathematics behind each CBS television broadcast of the FBI crime series NUMB3RS, from the pilot episode through season five: Uncertainty Principle, Sniper Zero, Dirty Bomb, Assassin, Toxin, Backscatter, Two Daughters, Burn
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 Numbercrunch  Simon Pampena
Through school assemblies and other shared learning experiences, Numbercrunch "inspires students by combining energetic standup comedy with mathematics." Believing that "doing maths takes a lot of heart (and a sense of humour)," writer and performer
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 Number Guessing  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Think of a number and answer a few questions posed by the computer. After a while the compter will announce your number. The trick is based on a special card design whose variations appeared more than a hundred years ago.
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 Number Of
"You ask, we count": NumberOf.net answers questions that begin "How many ...?" All entries appear in paragraph form that follow a stock template, and link to references. Science entries have enumerated on numbers of breaths per minute, edges on a cylinder,
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 NumberQuotes  Steve Duncan
Enter some digits, and get data containing that number to help put that figure in perspective  or to just associate it with a fun factoid. Learn what cities have your number as a population, or about its purchasing power in dollars. Many fivedigit
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 Numenko  Tom Lennett
An arithmetic crosswordlike game "invented by a father to help his daughter with her maths." Players alternate laying down tiles marked with numbers and operations to form horizontal or vertical number sentences; the resulting sum, difference, product,
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 OrigamiUSA
Resources for origami enthusiasts and for those just learning the art of paper folding: Events (calendar, convention, and exhibit information); Resources (model index, links, email discussion list, folding groups directory, and lending library); Shopping
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 paperfolding.com  Eric Andersen
Learn to fold origami from diagrams; read about the history of paperfolding, including the origin of the term "origami." The origami & math essay contains sections such as Origami, Geometry, and the Kawasaki Theorem; and Origami and Topology.
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 Pauly's Playhouse.com  Paul Limmer
Games, tutorials, and cartoons starring animated cartoon figures. Math concepts include counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, identifying shapes, and matching shapes. All require Shockwave.
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 PAX Puzzle  PAX Puzzle
Wooden puzzles, rope puzzles, puzzles boxes, and board games for sale. Recommendations and gift sets available.
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 The Pentagon Universe (Penrose tiles and more)  Kadon Enterprises, Inc.
Manipulatives based on Penrose tiles, golden triangles and other tilings based on the golden ratio.
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 Pico Firme Bago  Evan M. Fuchs
A Flashbased logic/deduction game, similar to Mastermind. Originally created as an online version of a game used in the author's 5th grade class.
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 The PiFactory  David Whitfield
Revision notes, boardshots, and Excel worksheets to download, from when the author used to teach in North London. The PiFactory includes an opensource assessment suite, classroom resources, and concept maps. The PiFactory conveniently pulls together
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 PNC Grow Up Great  The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Bilingual tips, activities, and videos of this corporate philanthropy's school readiness initiative aimed at preparing children from birth to age five for success in school and life. In particular, download a children's story that shows "math is everywhere,"
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 Polyhedra plaited with paper strips  H. B. Meyer
A guide to generating certain polyhedra (Platonian, Archimedian and other solids) by plaiting paper strips (glueless method). In several cases pattern download of the paper strips is possible. In German and English.
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 Prongo.com
Free online games, such as Batter's Up Baseball and Lemonade Larry, for practicing arithmetic, investing in the stock market with real time stock prices, using logic to guess a number and decipher secret codes, and more. Themes of other games include
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 Puzzle Up  Binary Arts Corporation
A collection of others' Java puzzles, baffler and logic questions, "for serious puzzlers," best of the week, and mazes and mysteries, each organized into the three different skill levels of young, brisk, and expert. Also, information on the company's
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 PuzzleUp  Emrehan Halici
New problems and games posted every week in a contest format. Register, read the competition's rules, and browse the archive of past problems.
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 The Rappin' Mathematician  Alex Kajitani
The Rappin' Mathematician provides teachers and students with rap songs about math. Two CDs available separately or together; samples and testimonials available free on the site.
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 A Recursive Process  Dan Anderson
Anderson's blog, which dates back to June of 2010, has included posts such as "Robocode & Math," "Standards Based Grading," "Cake:Frosting (A look into a proper ratio of real math:cool tech)," "Paper Towels WCYDWT (What Can You Do With This?)," "Two
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 Rincón Matemático  Mario Augusto Bunge
Revista electrónica de matemática básica. Temas de análisis, cálculo,
geometría, probabilidades. Problema del mes. Foros.
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 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
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 Rockin' the Standards
Musical recordings by a rock band led by a veteran elementary school teacher who takes the lyrics from common tunes and changes them to help kids remember what they've been taught in school. Each of the fourteen songs on the album "Rockin' the Standards
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 Rolocu: the Colour Twist Puzzle  Charles Edge
Use logic and planning to put the pieces into place so that all rows and columns have all the colours in them.
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 The Ross Program  The Ohio State University
For high schoolers, the OSU Department of Mathematics offers an intensive summer experience designed to encourage motivated precollege students to explore mathematics. Over the course of eight weeks, students are immersed in a world of mathematical discovery.
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 Rubik's Games  Androsoft
Dedicated to the first PC CDROM game from Erno Rubik, Rubik's Games contains 5 subgames: Rubik's Classic, Cover Up, Paint War, Rubik's Playground and ZigThrough. Download the Rubik's Games Web Site Plugin plugin or a demo of the Rubik's Game CDROM.
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 SAMMO  Sinclair, Nathalie; Murphy, Pat; et al.
Tools for exploring, creating, and doing mathematics. Sinclair's Java applets let middle school students explore appealing mathematical situations not normally included in school curricula while using fractions, ratios, decimal numbers, and other concepts
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 Science News for Kids  Science Service
Science articles written for kids, along with activities for kids to try on their own and ways for kids to comment, ask questions, or submit their own work through the site. Also includes: brain teasers and Javabased games; science fiction discussions
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 The Set Game Company  Set Enterprises Inc.
SetGame is a family game of visual perception. Take the Java tutorial; learn the math behind the game (create a 3x3 magic square with SET cards, learn why the largest possible "no set" contains 20 cards, explore set theory and set operations involved
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 ShadowFax Cluster Rant  A. Jorge Garcia
Garcia blogs about teaching math and computer science with technology (such as SmartBoards), learning math and computer science with technology, and the LinuxClusters super computer called ShadowFax. Posts, which date back to May, 2009, have included
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