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  1. Electronic Bookshelf (Mathematics Across the Curriculum) - Dartmouth College
    Materials produced by the MATC project are listed on the Electronic Bookshelf. Topics include: Algebra; Calculus and Differential Equations; Engineering; Physical Sciences; Art; Computer Science; History and Geography; Pre-Algebra; Biology, Medicine, and Psychology; Data Analysis; Literature; Statistics; Business and Economics; Discrete Math; Math and Music; Trigonometry. more>>

  2. The Electronic Encyclopedia of Statistical Exercises and Examples
    Supplementing introductory textbooks, the Electronic Encyclopedia of Statistical Exercises and Examples (EESEE) comprises over 80 "real-world" stories, or examples, about the uses and abuses of statistics and statistical inference, drawn from published and printed media encompassing a wide range of subject-matter areas. Each case study is accompanied by problems, graphics, and, in most cases, data sets portable to various statistical software packages. Some stories are also accompanied by video clips. Preview or order the CD-ROM. A product of a National Science Foundation grant to Cornell University and The Ohio State University, currently developed with support at the latter by W.H. Freeman & Company. more>>

  3. Exactly How Is Math Used In Technology? - Mathematics Dept., British Columbia Institute of Technology
    A table of examples of how various areas of mathematics are applied to various areas of technology. Areas of technology include biomedical engineering, food technology, building technology, chemical sciences, civil and structural engineering, graphics and computer-aided drawing (CAD), electronics, environmental health, mechanical engineering, mining technology, nuclear medicine, occupational health, petroleum technology, prosthetics, forestry and wildlife, robotics, and surveying. Topic pages include background, problems, and solutions. more>>


 
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  1. 18th International Symposium on Mathematical Methods Applied to the Sciences - Javier Trejos
    Topics for XVIII SIMMAC, hosted 21-24 February, 2012 in San José, Costa Rica, include data analysis, multivariate statistics, and clustering and classification; probability, stochastic processes, financial mathematics, and optimal control; optimization, ...more>>

  2. 1991 Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC) - Chris Eilbeck; Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
    A hypertext version of the 1991 MSC. The main purpose of the classification is to help readers to find the items of present or potential interest to them as readily as possible - in MR, in Zbl, or anywhere else where this classification system is used. ...more>>

  3. Algebra in Simplest Terms - Annenberg Media
    In this video series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners, host Sol Garfunkel explains how algebra is used for solving real-world problems. Free sign up is required for first-time users of the online videos. Materials (videos and ...more>>

  4. ALLREALS+BLOG - Marty Romero
    Blog about "effective educational reforms/policies and empowering students through equitable pedagogical practices." Posts, which date back to September, 2012, have included "Procedural Knowledge vs. Conceptual Understanding (A Dad's dilemma)"; "Obesity ...more>>

  5. All the News That's Fit to Math
    Blog of mathematical questions that arise from news headlines. Posted by an Australian teacher since January, 2014, entries have included "The decline of cancer rates in the USA," "The Royal Family's Spending Habits," and "Are Super Bowl ads worth it?" ...more>>

  6. Ask-A-Scientist Archives - Newton BBS, Argonne National Laboratory
    Frequently asked astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental, general, physics, and mathematics question posts, replies from NEWTON, an Electronic Bulletin Board System (BBS) for Science, Math, and Computer Science K-12 ...more>>

  7. Balkan Journal of Geometry and Its Applications (BJGA) - Balan, Udriste, Editors
    An international biannual journal covering a wide spectrum of pure and applied mathematics, ranging from synthetic to computational geometry and applications in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and architecture, and promoting especially papers ...more>>

  8. Barcode Encoding - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    Barcodes are used with various encodings all over the world to simplify product identification, especially in retail. The site explains the most popular encodings, like UPC (Universal Product Code), ISBN (Intenational Standard Book Number), and EAN-13 ...more>>

  9. Beyond Traditional Math
    Blog by a teacher who "was appalled to be handed a math book in which all instruction was whole group," and who subsequently "went on a mission to change and move beyond that traditional model of math in the elementary classroom." Subtitled "Fostering ...more>>

  10. Books: Professional & Technical: Professional Science: Mathematics - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling math books from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in such categories as Applied; Chaos & Systems; Geometry & Topology; Mathematical Analysis; Mathematical Physics; Number Systems; Pure Mathematics; Transformations; ...more>>

  11. Brainingcamp Educational Math Software - Dan Harris, President and CEO
    Real math problems and simulations for 5th-9th grade. Middle school math online software. Guided by NCTM and State mathematics standards. Video demo and free trial available. ...more>>

  12. Calculators for Multiplying Vectors - William C. Corwin
    Special purpose calculators: determine crown molding, find the bearing for a sundial (sun compass), face towards mecca, predict shadows, solve triangles (given angles or sides or ratios), apply Cramer's Rule, solve three equations with three unknowns ...more>>

  13. Calculus Book - Dan Umbarger
    Twenty Key Ideas in Beginning Calculus offers a "creative sequencing and presentation of a subset of topics in the standard calculus curriculum." Starring Limitman in Limitman-Piggy challenge games, this calculus book for beginners emphasizes anticipatory ...more>>

  14. Captain Astounding's Nightclub - Dan Welchman
    A series of books set in a nightclub, the first of which discusses the practical applications of raising a number to the second, third, fourth and fifth powers. Other topics forthcoming, including "The Probability." The books concentrate on the real meaning ...more>>

  15. Career Profiles - AMS-MAA-SIAM Mathematical Sciences Career Information Project
    Mathematicians at work: practical answers to the question, Why should I study math? More than 40 short essays written by math majors around the country about the types of work they are doing after having received their undergraduate or graduate degrees. ...more>>

  16. Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
    An independent policy and research center improving teaching and learning. See in particular Quantway® and Statway®, the foundation's developmental math pathways for community college. ...more>>

  17. Cmathématique - Téléfiction
    Liens à consulter classés par sujet et par niveau; des problèmes du mois, un concours pour l'honneur dont les meilleures solutions de participants seront publiées sur le site; des capsules "crack" mathématiques offrant ...more>>

  18. Connected Curriculum Project: Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations - Frank Wattenberg, Department of Mathematics, Montana State University
    Materials (TI-92, Maple, Mathematica 2, Mathematica 3, MathCad) organized around the interplay between mathematics and its applications, written together with the textbook Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations in a Real and ...more>>

  19. COOL School - School districts of British Columbia, Canada
    COOL School is a consortium of school districts in BC, Canada, which work together to develop quality online learning resources. An LOR (learning object repository) is available on site which includes a variety of math topics, from applications to Calculus. ...more>>

  20. Count Madness Number Puzzles - James E. Garner
    Cards with questions covering a wide range of subjects, each of which can be answered with a counting number. Answers are upside-down on the card. Examples and ordering information provided on site. Teacher's copy available. ...more>>

  21. Count On - Department for Education and Employment, UK
    Activities and resources -- some simple and some fancy -- for parents, teachers, and students. Resources offers, among other things, guides: to mathematical misconceptions; for parents helping with homework; for promoters of math fairs; and for providers ...more>>

  22. CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences - CSIRO
    From Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), research in environmental measurement and assessment; manufacturing, resources and finance; biotechnology, imaging and informatics; organisational performance measurement; ...more>>

  23. Dadaviz - León Markovitz and Jishai Evers
    Interactive data visualization curated from third-party sources. Infographics, which date back to April, 2014, have included "GDP per Continent & Country," "The major causes of death in the 20th Century," "4_21 Polytope Visualized," "The Changing Arctic," ...more>>

  24. Daniel Willingham
    From the author of Why Don't Students Like School? and When Can You Trust the Experts? (subtitled: "How to tell good science from bad in education"). See, in particular, Willingham's articles, such as "Why transfer is hard," "Why students remember or ...more>>

  25. Database of Number Correlations - James Barton
    Partitionings, prime factorizations, polygonal numbers, and other data about each of the numbers one through one thousand, as well as connections to "various material and occult phenomena." See also Barton's magic square that has interesting prime factor ...more>>

  26. Discoveries & Breakthroughs Inside Mathematics - American Mathematical Society (AMS)
    Read articles and watch video news segments about the latest discoveries and applications of mathematics: "Do the Math Dance," "Mathematician Calms the Skies with Turbulence Detection Algorithm," "Become a Smarter Shopper," "The Science Behind Movie Magic," ...more>>

  27. DO MATH...and you can do anything! - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    Features grade level-specific mathematical activities that children can do with their families and on their own, as well as links to other sites where children can explore the connections between math and some possible career paths. Also includes a family ...more>>

  28. Draft version of MSC2000 - European Mathematical Society (EMS)
    The proposed revision of the 1991 Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC), the classification used by the two reviewing journals Mathematical Reviews (MR) and Zentralblatt für Mathematik (Zbl) since the beginning of 1991. MSC2000 is the result of ...more>>

  29. emergent math - Geoff Krall
    "Teaching math is difficult. Teaching math in an interesting, engaging, and effective manner is even more difficult. This blog is dedicated to brainstorming interesting and dynamic math problems and projects," with emphasis on Project/Problem Based Learning ...more>>

  30. Esso Family Math Project - Barry Onslow, Judi Waters, Nancy Chapple, Linda Adams, et al.
    A community-based program for families that uses everyday materials and math games to help children understand math ideas. Concepts used in the real world -- such as measurement, estimation, and mental math -- are sometimes difficult for children to ...more>>

  31. e to the i pi - Kevin Bertman
    Investigations for teachers to use in mathematics classes. Posts include Phantom Traffic Jams (velocities); Hypotrochoids (Spirographs); Cartograms; Rogue Waves; Fractal Trees; Stereoscopic Images; Six Degrees of Separation; Shoelaces (applying the Pythagorean ...more>>

  32. Eugenia Cheng
    Research as well as "things for non-specialists" by a mathematician "keen to bring mathematics to a wider audience and help reduce maths phobia." Articles by the author of Higher-Dimensional Categories: An Illustrated Guide Book and Cakes, Custard and ...more>>

  33. E-World - Glenn Elert
    A homepage including links for his Midwood High School classes, Teachers College (Columbia) materials, especially papers on mathematics (Chaos, Fractals, Dimension; Ptolemy's Table of Chords; Mathematics Packages) and education reform (School Choice; ...more>>

  34. Exploring Precalculus - William Mueller
    A lively and intuitive introduction to precalculus. Materials center on three themes: functions, rates of change, and accumulation. Showing the subject from many angles, illustrations include algebraic, graph-based, and real-world examples, and feature ...more>>

  35. Fast Marching Methods and Level Set Methods - J. A. Sethian, University of California-Berkeley
    Fast Marching Methods and Level Set Methods are numerical techniques that can follow the evolution of interfaces. These interfaces can develop sharp corners, break apart, and merge together. The techniques have a wide range of applications, including ...more>>

  36. FirefighterMath - Dan Jimenez, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service
    This self-paced math course refreshes firefighters' knowledge of basic math concepts and tools necessary for making math calculations in the field. Topics include calculating tank volumes and flow rates, determining pump pressure and friction loss, understanding ...more>>

  37. FiveThirtyEight - Nate Silver, Editor in Chief
    Quantitative features, interactives, and "datalabs" on politics, economics, sports, and other topics by Silver, Carl Bialik, and others. Science posts have included "How Statisticians Could Help Find That Missing Plane," "Toilet Seat Covers: To Use or ...more>>

  38. FlowingData - Nathan Yau
    FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists use data to understand ourselves better -- mainly through data visualization. This blog, by a PhD candidate in statistics with a background in computer science and design, dates ...more>>

  39. Functional Mathematics - Farman, Danny; and Hoskin, Danny
    A scheme of functional units that both challenge and engage the pupils in "FUN-ctional skills." Freely download PowerPoint presentations and PDFs of projects such as Build a Farm; Cost of Christmas; Mobile Phone Deals; Easter Egg Hunt; Design a Sports ...more>>

  40. Fun Math for Kids from Big Learning - Dr. Karen A. Cole
    Real-world applications for elementary school kids--especially designed for parents and kids to explore together. Also great for classroom warm-up activities. ...more>>

  41. The Fun Works - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    A career exploration digital library for middle school youth (ages 11-14 yrs), designed to capture imaginations and direct youth toward careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It places particular emphasis on engaging youth ...more>>

  42. Future of Math - Jamie Tubbs
    This site supports the use of blogs, digital cameras, digital portfolios, discussion forums, spreadsheets, and other digital media to enhance student understanding of mathematics. Find suggestions on how to teach with journals, problem-solving, learning ...more>>

  43. Game Theory in the News - Mike Shor
    A regularly updated archive of news articles about game theory or probability. Hundreds of articles currently archived are indexed by mathematical theme or by area of application, including evolutionary biology, computer science, politics, and economics. ...more>>

  44. GEM: Gateway to Educational Materials - National Library of Education (NLE)
    A database for education links, intended to be more useful for teachers than a search engine. It records the resources of its consortium members (information on joining the consortium is available onsite). Users are able to: browse through lists organized ...more>>

  45. Girlstart
    An in-school educational outreach program encouraging girls in math, science, and engineering in Texas. SmartGrrls collaborates with parents, schools, higher education, industry, and community groups to provide programs, strategies, and resources to increase ...more>>

  46. Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art & Science - Stephanie Killian
    When you visit the Math Museum in New York, you can build a math model; explore games and puzzles; view exhibits demonstrating how math is used in the arts and sciences; experience challenging but nonthreatening specialized programs and workshops in math; ...more>>

  47. Grandma Got STEM - Rachel Levy
    Levy, a Professor in the Mathematics Department at Harvey Mudd College, blogs to collect public awareness and art projects that use grandmothers' pictures, names, and connections to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in order to ...more>>

  48. Hands-On Science Centers - International - Mark W. Maimone
    This page contains pointers to public museums worldwide with a strong emphasis on interactive science education. Links to home pages of these museums; some reviews. ...more>>

  49. Handy Math - Roseller Sunga
    The website provides practical online calculators for technicians to use, from do-it-yourselfers to chemists. ...more>>

  50. Home Page for Laura Taalman - Taalman
    Course materials, mentored projects, publications, and more from Taalman, a professor of mathematics at James Madison University. Taalman's interests range from singular algebraic geometry and knot theory to games, puzzles, and 3D printing. The Puzzles ...more>>


 
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