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 QuasiTiler (Gallery of Interactive Geometry) - Eugenio Durand; The Geometry Center Generate Penrose tilings or design your own nonperiodic tilings of the plane with this interactive application. In the process, you can select and visualize plane cross-sections of a lattice in anywhere from 3 up to 13 dimensions. Geometry of Quasicrystals ...more>> Rainforest Realities - Furlano, Nelson, Rakes, Willis; Braceville Elementary School, Braceville, Illinois A project for third and sixth graders, involving Internet research, data collection, and conservation efforts on behalf of the Brazilian rainforest. Site includes a summary of the project, scenario, sample student projects, and Internet reference links. ...more>> Randomise Me - Better Data Limited This platform for running trials randomizes participants and asks them the questions you choose at pre-specified dates or times. As study subjects report their outcomes, Randomise Me measures the difference between the two groups, and calculates the statistical ...more>> Rebecca Newburn Links to this California teacher's Math 7 blog, and to her professional blog, a "fusion of best teaching practices, integrating technology and increasing compassion in and outside of the classroom." See also Newburn's select compilation of explanations, ...more>> Rectangle Pattern Challenges - Cynthia Lanius Examine different stges of rectangle patterns, and describe what you must do to get from one to the next. Observe the designs looking for patterns. Use the symmetry of the design to help you count. Organize your information into a table. On square grid ...more>> Relativity - Brian K. Wegley; Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL High-energy high school physics: an open-ended investigative study of relativity. Site contains a summary, scenario, student pages, and useful Internet links, as well as a list of standards addressed, and assessment rubrics. Part of the Handbook of Engaged ...more>> Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications (RGMIA) - RGMIA and Victoria University, Australia The Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications disseminates results via publication (both in print and electronic form) and conferences; creates an awareness of the theory of inequalities and support seminars and visiting academics; ...more>> The RetroPsychoKinesis Project - Peter Moore and John Walker Retropsychokinesis (RPK) is the claimed ability of certain subjects to alter random data generated, but not examined, prior to the time the data are presented to the subject. Read about or run bell curve, clock face, or pendulum feedback programs (Java ...more>> A River Runs through It - Stephen Meehan and Maureen Nolan A local river is the focus for this year-long series of integrated mathematics and science units for gifted fourth and fifth grade students. Site includes a summary, scenario, internet reference links, and web pages by and for students. Part of the Handbook ...more>> Route ICS (formerly DeweyWeb): Interactive Communications and Simulations - Univ. of Michigan An effort to link distant schools and expand the classroom experience: using telecommunications and computer conferencing, students can spend part of every school day in a "global classroom." Crossroads: The Route 12 Project is a grassroots attempt to ...more>> Sabernomics: Economic Thinking about Baseball - John-Charles Bradbury A blog on the economics in, and of, the game of baseball. Original tools and studies includes salary estimators, research on age and hitting and pitching, anti-trust and Major League Baseball, attendance and winning, Barry Bonds and walks, competition ...more>> Salt Creek Investigation - Lacey-Anderson, Provus; Carl Sandburg Jr. H.S., Rolling Meadows, IL This interdisciplinary study of Salt Creek involves junior high students in the examination of authentic community problems. Through the use of technology and other community resources, students are introduced to water quality issues and develop proposals ...more>> SchoolWorld Internet Education A global Internet classroom from Australia for K-12 students and teachers, designed to allow schools to participate in a wide range of varied programs and projects (see The Math Decathlon by teacher Mike McGee), to interact with other schools from around ...more>> Science Buddies - Kenneth Lafferty Hess Family Charitable Foundation Science Buddies supports hands-on scientific investigations by providing free science fair project ideas, answers, and tools to teachers, parents, and students. Programs focus on involving science and technology professionals to interact directly and ...more>> 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 Java-based games; science fiction discussions ...more>> Shooloo - Shooloo Inc. At Shooloo, students "discover the joy of writing their own math stories" by publishing original word problems, constructing viable arguments, critiquing the reasoning of others, and modeling real life with mathematics. Shooloo then presents the resulting ...more>> SIMMS IM LEVEL I - Research Project Help - T. DeBuff High School freshman-level integrated mathematics research projects, to be used with the Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science Integrated Math (SIMMS IM), curriculum Level I. View project descriptions and find links to sites that will ...more>> Simtel.Net - Digital River, Inc A distribution network for shareware, freeware, and public domain software. Browse or search for programs running on the platforms of Windows 95/98, DOS, or Windows 3.x. Windows 95/98 math-related programs range from abacus instructional packages to an ...more>> SISA: Simple Interactive Statistical Analysis - Daan Uitenbroek SISA is a collection of procedures for performing simple statistical calculations online, using HTML Forms. SISA's statistical tools include statistical procedures: (sequential probability, ratios, t-test, Fisher exact, two by two table, ordinal tests, ...more>> Skymath National Weather Report Module An overview of an instruction unit in which students produce a national weather report and a report on their understanding of various weather phenomena. The unit ties together number sense, symbols, and graphics; emphasizes sorting and counting and making ...more>> SmartBoardWiki - Tangient LLC and wiki participants SmartBoardWiki is a venue where teachers can read, discuss, and increase their experience with SmartBoard technology. Sections include: Hardware FAQs, PD Materials, SMART Use Checklist, Lesson Creation, Advanced Integration, Teacher Notebook Lessons, ...more>> Spreadsheet Basics - Jan Garner Finding your way around spreadsheets; entering data; graphing with spreadsheets. ...more>> Standard Deviation, Part 1 - Barbara Christopher Can the standard deviation pick the most consistent set of numbers? or Which city's temperatures vary the least, San Diego or San Francisco? An interactive project in which students use the Internet to find statistical data for the mean, standard deviation, ...more>> Standard Deviation, Part 2 - Barbara Christopher Do cities closer to the ocean have more consistent temperatures? A followup to Standard Deviation, Part 1. Students use the Internet to gather temperature data from 3 cities; calculate the standard deviation and percentage error of the gathered temperatures; ...more>> The STIMULUS Project - Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge STIMULUS gives Cambridge University students the opportunity to assist experienced teachers in local schools, where they help weekly in mathematics, science, computing, information technology, design technology, and personal, social & health education ...more>> The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) - Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education (SIFEE) The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) is an electronic simulation of Wall Street trading, designed to help students and adults understand the stock market, the costs and benefits involved in decision-making, the sources and uses of capital and other related ...more>> StocksQuest (Thinkquest 1998) - Connie, David, Joseph An educational, interactive site offering free global stock games, especially for educators and contest organizers. Integrated into a realistic global stock market simulation are lesson plans, stock guides, and online investing resources. ...more>> Stock-Trak - Stock-Trak Stock-Trak is a virtual stock exchange simulator and fantasy stock market game. It allows its users to practice online stock trading within all of the major securities. Browse the site for information on stock investing research and fantasy stock market ...more>> Student-Created Calc III Labs - Cervone, Wicklin; The Geometry Center Five computer calculus labs that explore the application of mathematics to modeling real-world phenomena. Tangent Planes to Surfaces (exploring the tangent planes and gradient vectors of 2- and 3-dimensional curves, examining explicit, parametric, and ...more>> Studio 4 Learning Math - Studio 4 Networks Inc. Free online videos that explain topics in algebra, basic math, calculus, differential equations, geometry, pre-algebra, pre-calculus, statistics, and trigonometry. Join Studio 4 Learning's Tutor Corps to share videos of your own. ...more>> Studying Mandelbrot Fractals - Suzanne Alejandre What is a fractal? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the Mandelbrot set, redrawing small areas to fill the fractal screen and noticing how the images compare. Also links to other sites with fractal information for middle-schoolers. ...more>> Studying Polyhedra - Suzanne Alejandre What is a polyhedron? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the five regular polyhedra to find how many faces and vertices each has, and what polygons make up the faces. Also links to a page of information about buckyballs, stories written ...more>> Subject:Mathematics - Wikibooks This Wikimedia project for collaboratively writing open-content textbooks also produces, under its Wikijunior project, age-appropriate non-fiction children's books illustrated with photographs, diagrams, sketches, and original drawings. ...more>> SuccessMaker mathematics courses - Pearson Education, Inc. A learning environment combining a management system, assessment, and curriculum resources to provide administrators, teachers, and students with tools to improve academic performance. Also available from http://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZk99. ...more>> TeacherTube - TeacherTube, LLC. Videos of, by, and for teachers. See, in particular, the math channel of this online community for sharing instructional videos. TeacherTube provides teachers, schools, and home learners an educationally focused, safe venue to upload, tag and share videos ...more>> Teaching with Electronic Technology - Michael L. Hall A collection of Web sites reflecting a variety of uses for computing and related forms of electronic technology in teaching, arranged to proceed from more general and theoretical resources to instructive examples of specific applications of technology ...more>> Teachnet.Com A site for teachers with lesson plans, tips on classroom decor, management, and projects, a page for teachers to ask for advice from other teachers, and a "Brainstorm of the Day" classroom project. ...more>> TEAMS Distance Learning for K12 Educators - Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Information about TEAMS (elementary distance learning provider); TEAMS classroom projects; and discussion groups for TEAMS participants. Also numerous links to resources for math, science, social sciences, language arts, art and more; lesson plans; K-12 ...more>> Technology in the Geometry Classroom - Math 5337, The Geometry Center Course materials developed at the Geometry Center and used for teaching pre- and in-service teachers of high school geometry interested in using technology in their classrooms (see the Summer 1996 syllabus ). Four self-contained parts: Internet Skills, ...more>> TERC (Testbed for Collaboration) TERC, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a project that involves science classrooms around the world working together to design experiments, gather and share their data, and analyze the results. TERC's mission to improve math and science education ...more>> Theorem of the Day - Robin Whitty, London South Bank University Every day, Whitty posts a PDF of a different theorem, lemma, law, formula, or identity -- each "as self-contained as possible." With pictorial interpretation; proof; glossary briefly explaining some parts of the mathematical language; references to related ...more>> There Is No Place Like SPACE - Sharon White Junior high students explore living in space through this interdisciplinary (art, language arts, math, reading, social studies and science) project. Site contains a summary, scenario, student pages, and Internet links, as well as a list of standards addressed. ...more>> ThinkQuest An international contest designed to encourage students from different schools and different backgrounds to work together in teams toward creating valuable educational tools on the Internet while enhancing their ability to communicate and cooperate in ...more>> THE TITANIC: What Can Numbers Tell Us About Her Fatal Voyage? - Todd Atkins, Barbara McManus; Louisiana State University What do you know about the Titanic, its passengers, and its crew? This Webquest, designed for students who have some familiarity with the use of spreadsheets for creating tables and graphs and with the use of databases for gathering information, explores ...more>> Tony Phillips - Dept. of Mathematics, SUNY-Stony Brook Ongoing Web math projects: Honors Calculus; Visualizing Women in Mathematics, the Physical Sciences and Technology; Calculus Reform; Geometry of the Binary Tetrahedral Group in SU(2); Mazes; Tides; Integrating Research and Education (RAIRE); Math Photo ...more>> Tools for Building Math Concepts - the Math Forum @ Drexel An online workshop for exploring how technology can help students develop fundamental concepts of multiplication, fractions, division and area through the process of generating data and examining patterns. New cohorts are started as they fill, so register ...more>> Traffic Jam Activity - Suzanne Alejandre A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Students then revisit the activity, look for patterns, and ...more>> Tricki - Gowers, Timothy; Sisask, Olof; and Frolkin, Alex A wiki "repository of mathematical know-how" that encompasses techniques ranging from the very general to those that concern particular subareas of mathematics. Browse problem-solving ideas by technique: for finding algorithms and algorithmic proofs, ...more>> TutorMatch - TutorMatch.com A tutoring referral service for educators and students. Professional and skilled tutors offer academic assistance and skills development, geared to the learning styles of their students. Tutoring options include face to face meetings or individualized ...more>> Twenty Tosses (TEAMS) - Jeannie Toshima; TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education Toss a coin twenty times, and share class results. Students predicted how many heads or tails they might get if they toss a coin 20 times; tossed coins 20 times and recorded their results; compared their predictions with the actual results; teachers collected ...more>>
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