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  1. 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 ...more>>

  2. 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 ...more>>

  3. NASA Smart Skies FlyBy Math - NASA Airspace Systems: Ames Research Center
    Distance-Rate-Time Problems in Air Traffic Control for Grades 5-9. Six rich, standards-linked problems, each with student worksheets and teacher guides and related materials. Each features a guided experiment for students to carry out. Worksheets provide ...more>>

  4. NASA Spacelink - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    An aeronautics and space resource for educators. Math curriculum support instructional materials range from exploring meteorite mysteries and the mathematics of microgravity to the mathematics of space and rocketry; and also list related NASA Internet ...more>>

  5. Nautilus - Nautilus Ventures LLC
    An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content — ...more>>

  6. NOVA Teachers: Featured Teacher - PBS
    Teachers' featured stories of a lesson plan using one of the NOVA films. Lesson titles include: Students Inclined to Study Galileo, Exploring Research Bias, Placing Value on Maya Math, Teaching with Trebuchets, Bridges Form Foundation for Geometry Unit, ...more>>

  7. NSDL Middle School Portal: Math Pathway - NSDL; the Ohio State University
    A middle school portal into NSDL's math resources, browsable by topic, or choose a pre-selected set of resources on given subjects. ...more>>

  8. numb3rs blog - Mark Bridger, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University
    A blog where math professor Bridger posts mathematical comments on the TV show "Numb3rs". Dating back to February, 2005, posts include "Math and March Madness" and "Random motion and Fokker-Planck" and "Acoustic fingerprints and the JFK assassination" ...more>>

  9. 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, ...more>>

  10. 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 five-digit ...more>>

  11. OptimalView - Sheela Belur
    A Windows stand-alone program for minimizing a function by the simplex method of Nelder and Mead. The trial software is two-dimensional. ...more>>

  12. Original Lesson Plans - Mathematics - Thirteen/WNET New York
    Original Web-based activities developed by Thirteen Ed Online Master Teachers. Each lesson consists of an overview with learning objectives, procedures for teachers, and "organizers" for students -- hand-outs, bibliographies, and other materials. Math ...more>>

  13. Passy's World of Mathematics
    Lesson outlines by this Australian-born math teacher include Venn diagram word problems, combining like terms, translate word equations, and isometric drawing and 3d cubes; PowerPoint presentations include traversable networks, sharing using ratios, real ...more>>

  14. Petran Mathematics - Petro Greffrath
    From South Africa: grade 11 and 12 math problems, tests, and answers. Teachers may register their students (R360/year for 1-10 students; the Petran academic year starts 1st February and ends 31st January the following year). Includes access to an English-Afrikaans ...more>>

  15. Photo-Math - Martha Jean Barrett; Kodak
    A project where students created their own mathematical board games for use with younger or less advanced students, for grades 4-8. Working in teams, advanced students covered seven math categories: whole numbers, decimals, fractions, measurement, geometry, ...more>>

  16. Plus Magazine - Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
    Plus (formerly PASS-Maths) is a triannual online magazine for older pupils and the general public. It publishes articles explaining the diverse applications of mathematics used in solving problems in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and economics. ...more>>

  17. Plus Magazine - Millennium Mathematics Project
    A free online magazine about maths and its applications, aimed at the early college years, with feature articles, career interviews, reviews, and mathematical news items. All back issues are archived and freely accessible. Plus is one of the constituent ...more>>

  18. Powers of Ten - Eames Office
    An "adventure in magnitudes" that depicts the relative scale of the universe in factors of ten, originally written and directed by Ray Charles Eames in 1968. Starting at a picnic by a Chicago lake, every ten seconds this nine minute-long documentary short ...more>>

  19. Progetto Polymath - Federico Peiretti
    In Italian: E' un progetto didattico avviato da un gruppo di docenti delle superiori, dell'Università e del Politecnico di Torino, rivolto agli studenti delle superiori, con l'obiettivo di ritrovare la dimensione culturale della Matematica. Pubblica ogni ...more>>

  20. Project ARISE (Applications Reform In Secondary Education) - Hogan Senior High School
    ARISE is a curriculum development project funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP). It is developing a 9th- through 11th-grade secondary mathematics core curriculum in which applications ...more>>

  21. Project Lead The Way
    Project Lead The Way (PLTW) promotes pre-engineering courses for middle and high school students by partnering public schools, higher education institutions and the private sector. Goals of this national, not-for-profit educational program include increasing ...more>>

  22. The Ri Christmas Lectures - The Royal Institution of Great Britain
    Register to watch the demonstration-packed, fun-filled videos that have formed a part of the British Christmas tradition for generations: "The natural history of a sunbeam," by George Porter; "Mathematics into pictures," by Christopher Zeeman; "Crystals ...more>>

  23. Rob Barry's Website
    Recent stories by The Wall Street Journal investigative reporter who specializes in computer-assisted reporting, which he describes as "the practice of wrestling large sets of data into compelling narratives." Barry's articles have ranged from insider ...more>>

  24. Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting - Robert Kaplinsky
    Lessons consist of "The Challenge(s)," "Question(s) To Ask," "Consider This," and alignments to Common Core State Standards (CCSS): "How Can We Water All Of The Grass?" and "How Much Money Should Dr. Evil Demand?" and "How Did They Make Ms. Pac-Man?" ...more>>

  25. Robotics: Sensing, Thinking, Acting - The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA
    An exibit designed to introduce the science behind the design and operation of robots. Features four exhibit areas: Universal Robots: History and Workings of Robotics; Machines and Man: Robotics and Ethics in the 21st Century; Robot Art: Four Bay Area ...more>>

  26. The Roman Press, Inc. - Steven Roman
    Home page of a California mathematics professor, including research articles, books and textbooks, and software. ...more>>

  27. Saturday Academy
    Saturday Academy (SA) "gives kids learning experiences that get them excited about school, help them explore potential careers, discover their intellectual possibilities, and teach them to be lifelong learners." Targeting the youth and profesionals of ...more>>

  28. Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE) - The Cornell Center for Advanced Computing
    The Cornell Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE) is a math, science, and arts gateway for secondary school students and educators that provides an easy starting point for locating science and mathematics resources on the Web. It is tailored ...more>>

  29. ScienceMakers Video Archive - The HistoryMakers®
    Thousands of stories from life oral history interviews of dozens of contemporary African Americans at the forefront of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM): Shirley Ann Jackson, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and president ...more>>

  30. Search for Math on the Internet - The Math Forum
    Keyword search of all searchable archives, Newsgroup archives, Dr. Math archives, Problems of the Week, Internet Math Library, or any combination thereof. ...more>>

  31. SFU Department of Mathematics & Statistics - Simon Fraser University
    Links to the departmental directory; applied mathematics, and statistics home pages; undergraduate and graduate course outlines and schedules; seminar, conference, and meeting information; and the Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics ...more>>

  32. SHAREWARE.COM - CNET, Inc.
    Search more than 250,000 files in the former Virtual Software Library: first select the platform of your choice, then enter the word or filename to search for. You may also search for files in a specific archive here by first selecting the archive of ...more>>

  33. Space Educators' Handbook - Jerry Woodfill, NASA Johnson Space Center
    For Mac or PC: programs that include more than 2000 files interactively linked for ease of learning about NASA, space science, space history, and space technology. Many well designed and extensively educational files are available from this Web site, ...more>>

  34. Statista - Statista Inc.
    Statistics and other quantitative data on education, schools, employment, and hundreds of international industries, aggregated from more than 18,000 sources that include the Mendelsohn Affluent Survey, trade publications, scientific journals, and government ...more>>

  35. Statistical Assessment Service (STATS)
    STATS is a non-profit, non-partisan resource on the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. Its goals are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information ...more>>

  36. Statistical Consultants Ltd - Dion Walker
    Data analytics and other consulting services. See, in particular, the New Zealand company's blog, which dates back to 2010 with posts such as "Battle of Britain Casualty Data," "Gretl: A free alternative to EViews," "Life expectancy at birth versus GDP ...more>>

  37. Stat Labs - Deb Nolan and Terry Speed
    "Integrating the theory of statistics with the practice of statistics through a collection of case studies," each Stat Lab lab introduces a problem, provides some scientific background, suggests investigations for the data, and provides a summary of the ...more>>

  38. Stats and Stories - Miami University
    Monthly show on "the statistics behind the stories and the story behind the statistics." Each half hour-long clip intersperses field and street interviews with discussion amongst John Bailer, professor and chair of the department of statistics at Miami ...more>>

  39. Stupid Calculations - Josh Orter
    Repository "where practical facts get rendered into utterly useless ones." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Monophone," musing on the size of the screen made from ripping the displays out of every iPhone ever sold and combining them ...more>>

  40. 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. ...more>>

  41. Technology Student Association
    A student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of middle and high schoolers interested in technology. Chapters of the Technology Student Association (TSA) take the study of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) "beyond the classroom" ...more>>

  42. Things I Made From Yarn - Alan Eliasen
    Futureboy's online calculators include a blackjack strategy table, a model solar system calculator (create your own model solar system of any scale), a sun locator (find current position of the sun), a historical currency converter (find out "how much ...more>>

  43. TuvaLabs - Tuvalabs LLC
    Common Core-aligned math learning units based on "topics, news stories, and significant events occurring in student's life outside school," such as sports and nutrition. ...more>>

  44. UC Berkeley Mathematics Department
    Department info; a collection of the Berkeley [Ph.D.] preliminary exams; undergraduate study hints and survival guide; Notherian Ring (women in mathematics at Berkeley - includes WWW sites of interest to women mathematicians or grad students); Center ...more>>

  45. WatchKnowLearn - Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi
    Thousands of free online math educational videos, categorized into topics such as mathematics for young learners, number operations, math in the real world, pre-calculus, math study skills and test prep, and history of math. ...more>>

  46. When Am I Going to Use This? - Column Five Media
    This graphic plots popular career choices on axes of "number of math concepts" and "median average salary" to illustrate the basic math, algebra, geometry, or trigonometry required of athletes, cosmetologists, carpenters, pilots, psychologists, lawyers, ...more>>

  47. Why Study Math? How to Study Math - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    Why do we need to learn math? When are we ever going to use it in real life? Math study tips. ...more>>

  48. The Wolfram Demonstrations Project - Wolfram Research, Inc.
    A web collection of freely available demonstrations in math, science, and many other areas. Interact with the demonstrations directly in your browser. Each Demonstration contains a set of related links to sites such as MathWorld, The Wolfram Functions ...more>>

  49. Worldometers.info
    Counters that display the real-time data on world population (e.g., births this year, births today, deaths this year, deaths today, net population growth for today), government and economics (daily government expenditures toward health care, education, ...more>>

  50. Would You Rather? - John Stevens
    Choose between the two apparently equivalent choices — and justify your selection with reasoning: "Would you rather ... run the circumference of the circle OR perimeter of the rectangle? be given 100 grams of new nickels OR 220 grams of new dimes? ...more>>


 
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