 Measurement of Objects Using Similar Triangles in The Plane (SMILE)  John Gabrielson, Chicago H. S. for Agri. Science
A high school geometry lesson designed to apply the use of similar triangles to a sight tool in order to measure the distance between or height of large objects such as buildings or trees. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost
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 Measurement of Volume (SMILE)  Richard Murray, Gage Park High School
A lesson designed to teach students to measure the volume of a clear container; use a stop watch; and estimate the volume of a container using proportions. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons
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 Measurements: Inches (SMILE)  Joyce McCoy, Spencer Math and Science Academy
A lesson for the primary grades designed to teach students to solve problems involving measurement using information taken from various items measured. Students measure to the nearest inch, identify the length and width of rectangles, write simple addition
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 Measurements In The Metric System (SMILE)  Christine Fair, Farragut Career Academy
A 3rd grade lesson designed to teach students to estimate and then measure to the nearest inch and centimeter. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for
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 Measurement  What Is It? (SMILE)  Claudy E. Chapman, Hartigan School
A lesson designed to teach students practical reasons for measurement; the use of various tools for measurement; how and why those tools might be chosen and/or designed; and the need for uniformity and agreement on definitions of measurement. From the
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 Measuring for Cookies (SMILE)  Sally J. Hill, Roberto Clemente Community Academy
A lesson designed to teach students to measure ingredients using standard and metric measuring utensils; read envelope contents and follow directions in sequential order; and make a batch of chocolate chip cookies. From the Practical and Applied Math
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 Measuring in Inches and Centimeters (SMILE)  Debra Thomas, Douglass Math and Science Academy
A 6th grade lesson designed to teach students how to measure in inches and centimeters. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Measuring Mixed Numbers (SMILE)  Karen Trout, Sumner Math and Science Academy
A lesson for grade 5 designed to teach students the need and everyday use of mixed numbers; to measure different lengths to the nearest fraction of an inch; to review equivalent values of fractions; how to come up with the common denominator and why;
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 Media4Math
Free algebra and geometry videos, PowerPoint presentations, Promethean Flipcharts, critical thinking activities, workedout examples, and other media resources. An initiative of Emmy awardwinner Edward de Leon, executive producer of "Greatest Inventions
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 Memory Joggers
An aide to learning multiplication and division facts, using multiple learning modalities including seeing, hearing, speaking, drawing, and moving. Site includes description of the product, a sample lesson, description of the teachers' package, and ordering
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 Meteorology: Does Weather Happen Randomly?  Richard Levine, Tefft Middle School, Streamwood, IL
Does weather happen randomly or are there patterns that can be recognized? If there are patterns, what are they and how can we use them? Scientific skills involved are: collecting, recording and analyzing data; thinking creatively and critically, and
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 A Method of FrontEnd Arithmetic (SMILE)  Eddie Newton, Carver Area High School
A lesson for grades 312 designed to teach students to transfer computational fatigue from the most significant to the least significant columns; eliminate carryovers and their errors; and use one or more of the fundamental laws of commutation, association
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 Metrics Matter  ThinkQuest Junior
A simple introduction to the metric system, starting with a basic explanation of how the metric system works. Read about the metric system in relation to other methods of measuring, and learn how to measure time, length, volume, mass, and temperature.
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 Metric System: a WebQuest for 710 grade Science  Deborah L. Folis
A project that covers the history of the metric system, symbols, prefixes, and unit conversions. Comparisons are made using the history of the U.S. System and the Metric System. Common measurements and units used in Physics are also found, and a better
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 Michele's Math
Review and tips about addition, subtraction, multiplication, and place value.
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 Microsoft in Education  Microsoft Corporation
Organized into K12 education, higher education, academic products and pricing, and education resellers and business partners. Math, Economics, and Science Lessons for using Office in the classroom use Word, Excel, Power Point, and Internet Explorer to
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 MiddleSchool Math Through Applications Project (MMAP)  Institute for Research on Learning (IRL)
Developers of curriculum materials and software designed to make math relevant, accessible and successful for middleschool students. While working on realworld multidisciplinary design problems, students grapple with mathematics from basic skills to
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 Mike's Math Club  The Milken Family Foundation
A curriculum enrichment program, Mike's Math Club provides "handy hints" that promote mastery of such basics as doubledigit multiplication, and math games that show elementary school students how to use logic and deductive reasoning to create strategies
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 Millenium Mixup?  Lesson Ideas: Math; Teachnet.Com
1999, 2000, 2001... A new century; a new millennium. But have you thought about when exactly this "next millennium"? Here's the lowdown.
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 Milliken Publishing
K12 instructional books and software for home or school use, in several subject areas including math. "Math Sequences" software demo for Windows is available on the web. Software may be purchased on the web, and book dealers are listed by town within
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 MinMax Temperatures (MSTE)  John Meseke; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
Students use the predicted minimum and maximum temperatures for various cities throughout the U.S. to calculate averages.
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 The Mint  The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
Learn about starting your own business, saving and investing, government spending, making a budget, learning and earning (the financial rewards of finishing school), and your role in the economy. Lesson plans for parents and teachers include Financial
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 Mirrors (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
How do you hold two mirrors so as to get an integral number of images of yourself? Discuss the handedness of the images. Set up two mirrors so as to make perfect kaleidoscopic patterns. How can you use them to make a snowflake?...
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 Mission: Critical  San Jose State University, California
A selfpaced interactive tutorial for critical thinking. Introduce your students to the basic concepts of logic. Immediate reinforcement to a series of increasingly complex exercises is provided after each right or wrong answer.
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 Mission: Possible (SMILE)  Mary Terhune, Rachel Carson School
A lesson for grades 58, designed to teach students to convert scaled directions in inches to actual measurements in feet; correctly measure distances on an outdoor path; and enlarge a section of a map 5:1. From the Practical and Applied Math section
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 Miss Maggie's Earth Adventures  Kathy Smith
An animated site for students that offers free curriculum material for teachers. Math activities are based on the concepts in the animation and help students see the relevance of math in daily lives and in making important decisions. Stories suggest
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 Mistry Maths  Manoj Mistry
Free and fee PowerPoint UK KS3 and KS4 lessons, planned with OFSTED grading criteria.
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 Mixture Problems (SMILE)  Alphonso Kennedy, Lindblom Tech. High School
A lesson for grade 9 designed to teach students to write an equation and solve mixture problems. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Mobius  Paul Doherty
A Mobius strip is a band of paper that's deceptively simple in its appearance and exceptionally twisted in its properties. This activity is organized into an introduction, materials required, warming up, "what's going on?" and tools for further study,
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 Modeling Permutation Group (SMILE)  Mary Margaret Nee, Von Stueben Science Center
A lesson designed to teach students to construct equilateral triangles on cardboard; develop the transformation concept with a one to one correspondence; generate the rotation and reflection table; and deduce from the model the abstract axioms of a group.
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 Modern Math  Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
Mr. Taoufik Nadji's precalculus students at Interlochen Arts Academy introduce modern mathematical topics: fair division (methods: dividerchooser, lone divider, lone chooser, last diminsher, markers, sealed bids); graph theory (applications, terms,
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 The Moebius Strip  Jan Garner
An exercise on making a Moebius strip (a loop of paper with a half twist in it). How to make it, what to do with it, where to find it on the Web.
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 The Moebius Strip (SMILE)  Arnita Newton, Kenwood Academy
A lesson that investigates mathematical patterns using the Moebius Strip. From the Recreational and Creative Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Money as You Grow  United States Department of Treasury
Twenty ageappropriate financial activity prompts for parents to promote financial literacy in their children. Companion site to Money as You Learn, another initiative  for teachers  of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability.
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 Money as You Learn  United States Department of Treasury
Lessons, activities, and other teacher tools to integrate personal finance into the teaching of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Mathematics. "Personal finance big ideas" include cost/benefit analysis, delayed gratification, inflation, opportunity
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 Money: Demonstrating Coin Values up to $1.00 (SMILE)  Camille Gales, Coles Elementary School
A lesson designed to teach students to use a variety of coins to make change up to the value of a dollar. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Money  Lesson Ideas: Math; Teachnet.Com
293 Ways to Make Change for $1; Place Value Made Fun (dice games, counting money); Order Out (applying multiplication, planning, and calculator skills
by using an order out bill).
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 Money Math: Lessons for Life  Mary C. Suiter, Sarapage McCorkle
Money Math: Lessons for Life is a free, four lesson curriculum supplement in PDF format that uses real world personal financial scenarios to teach mathematical
concepts and basic finance to students in grades 79. The lessons emphasize the application
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 Money Matters (SMILE)  Barbette Flennoy, Joseph Stockton School
A lesson designed to introduce students to different countries' money and the United States monetary value of a penny, a nickel, a dime, and a quarter. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by
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 Money Sense (SMILE)  Marie Bijou Wong, Joseph Warren Elementary School
A lesson designed to teach students to identify and know the value of quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies; to use a variety of coins to show the value of a dollar; and to count the exact amount of purchase. From the Practical and Applied Math section
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 MoneyWise: Parents & Educators  Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Resources for teaching kids and teens money basics: articles; handson activities; life lessons; families & money surveys; questions and answers from Schwab's "Ask Carrie" service on everyday financial challenges; workshops, curricula, and more.
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 Monkey Pod Games  Monkey Pod Games
Monkey Pod Games specializes in puzzles that can be used in the math classroom in order to help students understand mathematical concepts more easily.
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 More Meaningful Math  Monika Schwarze
An international project to motivate students ages 12 to 16 with problems that show the importance of mathematics in real life and related to other subjects, and to enrich their teachers' methodology. Browse the file archive of freely downloadable documents
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 More Papercutting Patterns (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Conical, cylindrical patterns, Moebius, and other symmetrical patterns to experiment with.
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 MOTIVATE  Univ. of Cambridge, UK
MOTIVATE is a project incorporating a series of videoconferences, run by the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge. The objectives of MOTIVATE are: to enrich the mathematical experience of school students, to broaden their mathematical horizons,
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 Mount Everest Math Puzzles  Paula Fleischer; Peachland Avenue Elementary School, Newhall, CA
Kids (or grownups) answer math questions and get passwords that allow them into 'camps' higher and higher on Mt. Everest until they reach the summit. At each camp they find photos of the mountain and climbers, and tackle progressively more complex math
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 Mr. Bunker's Fathom Lessons  Mr. Bunker, Boston Latin School
Instructions, some illustrated, for using Fathom to graph and analyze data sets about the 1970 draft lottery, Major League Baseball batting leaders, Boston Latin School math teachers, and algebraic transformations. Also, see group projects from the class
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 Mr. Orr is a Geek.com  Jon Orr
Blog by a Chatham, Ontario (Canada) secondary school math teacher. Posts, which date back to February, 2009, have included "Gr. 11 Quadratics Functions in the real world," "Grade 12 – Mind Map for Project," "Grade 9 Pentominoes," "Grade 11 – Exponential
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 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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 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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