 Society of Young Mathematicians  SYMs
A UK organization that motivates and encourages "all young people who enjoy mathematics." SYMS publishes articles, news, "things to do," calculator hints, book reviews, games, puzzles, and competitions in its newsletter, SymmetryPlus, and termly journal,
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 Solving Rubik's Cube  David Lee Winston Miller
A "bestfast" Arity Prolog program and demonstration of an efficient heuristic search method to solve Rubik's Cube. Examine the cube's topography (its flat layout) and "submachines." Documentation includes "Understanding the problem," "Why this approach
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 Solving the Rubik's Cube  Matthew Monroe
Instructions, popularized by Minh Thai, the National Champion cube solver, for solving a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube. Also, instructions for how to solve a cube when it has oriented pictures on each face. Directions for solving a 2x2x2 Rubik's mini cube, the professor
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 Songs for Teaching  S. Ruth Harris, LLC
Lyrics to music that teaches or reinforces math facts and concepts, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, algebra, and geometry. Some songs have links to sound files as well.
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 Sudoku  Pappocom, aka Wayne Gould
Finish filling in the 9x9 grid so that every row, every column, and each of the nine 3x3 boxes contains the digits 1 through 9. Different from a magic square, this puzzle requires no arithmetic, only reasoning and logic to deduce which digit to put where.
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 Surfing The Net with Kids: Math  Barbara J. Feldman
The author is a newspaper columnist who collects, reviews, and rates, and sorts by subject internet sites for kids. The site is searchable, and includes various subject areas, a weekly email newsletter, and items for parents and teachers.
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 Team Umizoomi  Viacom International Inc.
Milli, Geo, and Bot solve everyday math problems with their "Umifriend" preschoolers. Get Mighty Math crafts, games, printables, and recipes. Download episodes of this animated liveaction series broadcast on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. television show.
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 Teri Daniels Books  Teri Daniels
Daniels is the author of the picture book Math Man (Scholastic Books), an IRA/CBC Children's Choice selection. The site contains information on the book, enrichment activites related to the book, and a list of math picture books the author recommends.
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 Tessellation  Roger Carthew
Sets of foam shapes for use in making tessellations. Site includes purchasing information, description of shapes and colors provided, and example tessellations.
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 TestTubeGames  Andy Hall
Apps, Flash games, and simulations by "an escaped physics grad turned educator.... following his dream to make abstract physics concrete. And draw dinosaurs." Explore special relativity with Velocity Raptor, orbits and chaos with Gravity Sim, particle
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 themathlab.com
Playful, interactive studentmade problems, games, drills, lesson ideas, tools, "magic," and more. Lessons include practice problems which, when solved correctly, generate passwords that grant access to "treasure rooms." Lesson ideas include Algebachee
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 Thinking Fountain Shape Cluster  Science Museum of Minnesota
Activities, images, and experiments relating science, math, and language arts. The shapes and math cluster features shape walk, I C shapes (finding circles, squares, and triangles in everyday objects), soap bubble geometry, pyramids and cubes (building
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 ticalc.org
The unofficial TIcalculator home page. A nonprofit, collaborative effort geared toward fans of Texas Instruments' graphing calculators, acting as a headquarters for all available information on the subject. It is also the home of ZShell and Fargo, assembly
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 Times Tales  Trigger Memory Systems
Memorization system for the upper multiplication facts (6, 7, 8, 9 times tables). Uses visual mnemonics.
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 Toads And Frogs Puzzle in 2D  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
A 2dimensional Frogs and Toads puzzle that is not much more complicated than its 1dimensional analogue, provided, of course, the latter is fully understood. Java applet.
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 Topology and Geometry Software: Fun and Games  Jeff Weeks
Fun math toys for all ages, from the author of Exploring the Shape of Space (grades 610) and The Shape of Space (grades 1216). Applets and software for various platforms. Play with tictactoe, mazes, and the like, on a torus or Klein bottle. Draw
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 Toys from Trash  Arvind Gupta
Stepbystep photographic instructions for building elegantly simple, colorful "Math Magic" doityourself manipulatives: Abacus, Flexagon, Triangle Grid, Flat Flexagon, Slipper Insets, Folding Pentagon, Tangram, Paper Octagon, Cylinder and Cone, Area
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 TurkZeka  Yilmaz Ekici, TurkZeka.com
Clever puzzles, posted regularly, with quarterly puzzle competitions open to all with free login. In Turkish, English, and Japanese.
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 A View from the Back of the Envelope  Mitchell N. Charity
Pages about approximation. Counting by powers of ten includes the "what order of magnitude is ...?" game, illustrated instructions for counting to ten billion on your fingers, and lots of dots  a million dots on one page, and a dot for every second
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 Villainy, Inc.: Thwarting World Supremacy through Mathematics  Maryland Public Television
To thwart the evil Dr. Wick, ID, middle grade students take on the role of an advisor to his company, Villainy, Inc.  while secretly using their math skills to make sure Wick never succeeds. As undercover double agents for the AntiVillainy Unit (the
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 Weekend Projects—Picnic Geometry  Make Podcast
This video shows how to build an icosahedron out of paper plates, cups, or plastic sheeting—and pack some geometry into your next picnic! MAKE's accompanying post provides stepbystep instructions for assembling icosahedra from picnic supplies.
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 Westerville South Math Raps  Schultz, Dave; and Winner, Tyler
"Mixing math with music, helping students learn": mathematical parodies of pop songs include Graph! (Yeah! by Usher); Solve Me Maybe (Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepson); All I Do Is Solve (All I Do Is Win by DJ Khaled); Super Base (Super Bass by Nicki
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 What Good is Math?  Peck, Rosser, Pifer; University of Richmond
A site designed to show middle school students how math is useful. Examples are drawn from everyday experience; topics include art, finance, grades, sports, planning a party or a trip, and cooking. Created by preservice math teachers.
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 What Moves U Campaign  American Heart Association; National Football League (NFL)
A national campaign to inspire middle school students to become more physically active. What Moves U provides curriculumbased activity sheets that can be incorporated into lesson plans for 5 core subjects: math, science, social studies, language arts,
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 Women's Adventures in Science  National Academy of Sciences
This project of the National Academy of Sciences showcases contemporary women in science, and highlights for young people the varied careers of some of today's most prominent scientists. The site draws from and accompanies Women's Adventures in Science,
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 World Math Day  3P Learning
The World Math Day website provides five to eighteenyear olds with mental arithmetic questions to solve in competition with other math students from around the globe. Recent World Math Days, which take place in early March, have attracted participation
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 The World of Geometric Toy  Akira Nishihara
Play with animations and applets of Buckminster Fuller's Tensegrity and the Indian Ball (also known as the flexisphere), as well as wireframe renderings of the torus, the magic ring, the toroflux, the reversible polyhedron, and other objects. Nishihira
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 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.
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 You Can Do The Rubik's Cube  Rubik's, Seven Towns Ltd.
The You CAN Do the Rubik's Cube Solution Kit offers teachers lesson plans, homework sheets, and answer keys aligned to national standards as well as 19 state frameworks, anchors and 21st Century Skills. Lessons and activities support Geometry, Algebra
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 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.
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 Zapple Educational Consulting  Ray Appel
Free stuff: math resources, links and math movies in the style of the Mac/PC ads that teach us about math. Great for teachers for math discussion and older students. Also: workshops and other educational consulting services. Descriptions and testimonials
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 Zeno
School and community programs that "reframe math as fun and relevant" through games and other activities. See, in particular, the freely downloadable PDFs for lesson plans of math games such as 10 Pin Limbo, Twinks, and Farkle. Based in Seattle, this
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 Zome System  Zometool, Inc.
Available in kits of various sizes, Zometool is a 31zone design tool and educational toy for kids, hobbyists, students, teachers and researchers. Precisionmolded in ABS plastic, Zometool models spatial structures representing hyperspaces of up to 31
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