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  1. How Does Biology affect Mathematics? - Louis J. Gross, University of Tennessee
    Four examples of fields of mathematics that have been developed in part due to the biological underpinnings: Chaos Theory; Reaction diffusion equations; Genetic algorithms; and Neural Nets. A 1999 Math Awareness Month theme essay, with links to sites offering more information on this subject. more>>

  2. Resources for Mathematics Education for Biology Students - Louis J. Gross, University of Tennessee
    A page of links to WWW resources for mathematics training for biology students, collected with assistance from the Education Committee of the Society for Mathematical Biology, an extension of the Quantitative Curriculum for Life Science Students project. Additional resources are available through The Mathematics Archives for The Life Sciences. more>>


 
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  1. The Academy of Natural Sciences
    Founded in 1812, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is the oldest science research institution in the Western Hemisphere and a world leader in the fields of natural science research, education and exhibition. This site contains on-line exhibits, ...more>>

  2. Aesthetics of the Prime Sequence - Turpel Armand
    A brief introduction to prime numbers, with a primality testing applet, a page on primes and music, primes and nucleotide bases, primes graphics, idiot savants and primes, primes-related software, related links, favorite books, and a special page of Lyapunov ...more>>

  3. 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>>

  4. Biology and Other Natural Sciences, Behavioral Sciences - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to natural and behavioral sciences whose connections merit explicit connection in the MSC scheme: Chemistry, Biology, Genetics, Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, and other social sciences as a group. ...more>>

  5. Biomathematics - Department of Mathematics, Marquette University
    Biological modeling refers to the development and analysis of mathematical equations that model biological phenomena. Accurate modeling depends on the interdisciplinary collaboration of mathematicians, biologists, and often other scientists as well; faculty ...more>>

  6. BioTech: Life Sciences Resources and Reference Tools - Indiana University
    A searchable site that assists in the location and use of biotechnology resources, including the biotechnology aspects of agriculture, medicine, veterinary science, and molecular biology/biochemistry (pure sciences). An illustrated Dictionary provides ...more>>

  7. Calculators On-Line Center - Martindale's Reference Desk
    Online software and Java applets that calculate quantities for a number of general and specific uses. Numerous "calculators" available for Code Translators, Distance/How Far is it?, Finance, Taxes, Grade Point Average, Logic & Syllogism, Navigation/GPS, ...more>>

  8. CelLab - Rudy Rucker and John Walker
    Programs to explore cellular automata, for Windows or MS-DOS, which allow you to view preset patterns, or create your own rules using Java, C, Basic, or Pascal. Download a copy or subscribe to a mailing list. The substantial User's Manual includes bibliographies ...more>>

  9. Center for Nonlinear Studies (CNLS) - H. Frauenfelder; Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM
    The CNLS coordinates a broad range of theoretical, experimental, and computational basic research programs in nonlinear science. Research themes include: Multilevel Upscaling in Heterogeneous Porous Media; Nonlinearity in Structural and Electronic Materials; ...more>>

  10. Connected Curriculum Project: CCP Materials - Lawrence C. Moore & David A. Smith, Duke University
    Materials for Precalculus, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Engineering Math, with application areas in biology, chemistry, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, epidemiology, ...more>>

  11. The Constants and Equations Pages - Jonathan Stott
    A growing reference resource providing alphabetically listed categories of some of the more important and useful aspects of maths and special sections on numbers, algebra, trigonometry, integration, differentiation, and SI units and symbols, with in addition ...more>>

  12. Cybernetics and Systems Theory - F. Heylighen; Principia Cybernetica Web
    General background material on the field of Cybernetics and Systems Science (also: (General) Systems Theory or Systems Research), an academic domain that touches virtually all traditional disciplines, from mathematics, technology, and biology to philosophy ...more>>

  13. The Dance of Chance Science Museum Exhibit - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
    An online version of an exhibit focused on the emergence of patterns in Nature from physical and biological processes that appear to be chaotic. Exhibit kiosks, many of which are fractals, include Music of the Heart, Frozen Lightning, Erosion, Viscous ...more>>

  14. DIMACS - Rutgers & Princeton Universities, AT&T Bell Labs, BellCore
    The Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, an NSF Science and Technology Center. DIMACS is devoted to the development of the interrelated fields of discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science, among the most rapidly ...more>>

  15. DNA Adds Up - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Calculating that 0 + 0 = 0, 1 + 0 = 1, and 0 + 1 = 1 is normally no big deal. When the calculations are done in the lab using DNA molecules, however, these elementary manipulations look considerably more interesting. In the July 12 [1996] Science, a team ...more>>

  16. DNA, Computers, and Killer Apps - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    When computer scientists look at DNA, they see information storage and processing. They view the four bases of DNA as something akin to the zeros and ones of the binary code by which computers store and process information. They look for algorithms, theorems, ...more>>

  17. Dynamic Web Tools Using webMathematica - Steve Wilson and Mike Martin, Johnson County Community College, Kansas
    Interactive Web pages that allow students and faculty to compute and visualize mathematical results directly from a Web browser. Primarily for undergraduate courses, the pages are grouped by categories and a given page may be listed under several categories ...more>>

  18. education.ti.com - Texas Instruments, Inc.
    Texas Instruments calculator resources and educational solutions: product information; free program downloads; classroom activities, including both a test prep section and a free, collaborative forum for sharing favorite activities that use TI technology, ...more>>

  19. Emilio Segrč Visual Archives - American Institute of Physics (AIP)
    A collection of some 25,000 historical photographs, slides, lithographs, engravings, and other visual materials, focusing on American physicists and astronomers of the twentieth century, but including many scientists in Europe and elsewhere, in other ...more>>

  20. Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) - Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    A multidisciplinary research and development organization whose mission is to understand and evaluate how the development and use of energy affect the environment. The division conducts basic and applied research, assesses environmental impacts of projects ...more>>

  21. Ethics in Science - Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    A bibliography of publications that pertain to ethics and misconduct in science; Internet-based resources related to ethics and misconduct in science, including hyperlinks to online professional codes of conduct; Selected Essays on Ethics in Science (the ...more>>

  22. Evolutionary Dynamics - Daniel Rosenbloom
    Problem sets and links to reference books for modeling dynamical systems in evolutionary biology. Course Assistant Rosenbloom's Mathematica tutorials and examples include two HIV scenarios (simple virus dynamics, and virus dynamics for multiple strains) ...more>>

  23. Examining How Mathematics is Used in the Workplace - Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
    Abstracts of studies on how much mathematics is used in various occupations: Mathematics in Automobile Production; Proportional Reasoning by Nurses; Modeling the Mathematics of Banking; Mathematical Models as Seen by Biologists; How do Scientists Interpret ...more>>

  24. ExploreLearning.com - ExploreLearning
    A library of virtual manipulatives called "Gizmos", primarily for grades 3-12, in math and science. Math topics include the major strands of instruction according to national standards, as well as developmental math, college algebra and college-level ...more>>

  25. Exploring the Space of Cellular Automata - Langton, Hayden, Gutowitz, Carr, Fraser
    Cellular automata (CA) are discrete space/time logical universes, obeying their own local physics according to given rules. Space in CA is partitioned into discrete volume elements called "cells" and time progresses in discrete steps. Each cell of space ...more>>

  26. Fermilab Education Office
    Online explorations for students and teachers, plus information about field trips to Fermilab, student collaborations with Fermilab, student and teacher workshops, and links to other math and science education resources. ...more>>

  27. Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH) - Gainesville, FL, USA
    The largest natural history museum in the southern United States, holding more than 16,000,000 specimens of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, mollusks, butterflies, vertebrate and invertebrate fossils, recent and fossil plants, and associated ...more>>

  28. Fractals: Nature's Numbers? - Daryl Hepting, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Exploring the connections between nature and numbers. Contents include: Can numbers describe nature? (musical scales, sunflower heads, coastlines, clouds); Nature's dynamics (predator/prey, butterfly effect, symmetry in chaos, the Mandelbrot set); and ...more>>

  29. The Generalized Theory of Life - Vyacheslav L. Kalmykov; Institute of Cell Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences
    A paper that presents an integrally generalized theory or conceptualization of life that includes elements of an axiomatic approach and is physically interpretable, formulated as the result of attempts to invent a holistic system of creative synthetic ...more>>

  30. Genetic Algorithms Archive - Alan C. Schultz, Naval Research Laboratory
    A repository for information related to research in genetic algorithms. Contents include: Calendar of EC-related events; GA-List Archive: back issues, source code, information; Links to other GA-related information; Links to EC research groups' home pages; ...more>>

  31. Geometry In Action - David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
    A collection of applications of computational geometry: areas in which ideas from discrete and computational geometry (meaning mainly low-dimensional Euclidean geometry) meet some real world applications, with brief descriptions of those applications ...more>>

  32. The Golden Ratio - Andi, Mel, and Shuj
    An introduction to the golden ratio, also known as phi: its connection to the Fibonacci sequence, related constructions (star, line segment, rectangle, and spiral), and connections to biology, history, and aesthetics. Site also includes a glossary and ...more>>

  33. Habitable Planet Interactive Labs - Annenberg Media
    Use this set of interactive labs from the Annenberg Media course "The Habitable Planet" to explore the intersection of math and science. Labs tie together common concepts around the themes of carbon, demographics, disease, ecology, and energy. Each lab ...more>>

  34. High School Homework
    Highschoolhomework offers homework help in the following subjects - algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, biology, chemistry, physics and economics. ...more>>

  35. History of Science, Technology, and Medicine - WWW Virtual Library (WWWVL)
    A searchable online service established to keep track of information facilities in the history of science, technology and medicine. Sites are available alphabetically or by scientific field, source, exhibitions, institutions, regions, a historical biographical ...more>>

  36. Internet Resources for Science and Mathematics Education - Tom O'Haver, Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation
    A list of online resources for education; mathematics, integrated science and mathematics, other sciences, computers and technology, downloadable software, K-12 school pages, multicultural connections, subject catalogs and indices, search engines, ...more>>

  37. Introduction to Linear Models: Math 30 - Therese A. Stukel; Dartmouth College
    An introductory course covering simple linear regression, multiple regression, and analysis of variance, as well as statistical model-building strategies. Regression diagnostics, analysis of complex data sets and scientific writing skills are emphasized. ...more>>

  38. The JASON Project
    A year-round scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology, and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers. The project mounts a two-week scientific expedition each year. The team conducts research ...more>>

  39. John Conway's Game of Life - Stephen Stuart
    The Game of Life is played on a field of cells, each of which has eight neighbors (adjacent cells). A cell is either occupied (by an organism) or not. The rules for deriving a generation from the previous one are these: Death - If an occupied cell has ...more>>

  40. Jones and Bartlett Publishers
    Publisher of textbooks, professional and reference books, and multimedia products in a variety of disciplines including mathematics. Publications range from introductory to graduate level in the college market and from practitioners to specialists in ...more>>

  41. Journal of Difference Equations and Applications
    This journal presents papers on difference equations and the academic, analytical and engineering problems in which they arise. The journal is composed of original research, expository and review articles, as well as papers that present new concepts in ...more>>

  42. Martin Flashman - Department of Mathematics, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
    Papers by Martin Flashman: "Solving Calculus Problems without Calculus"; "Dynamic Visualization of Calculus"; "Differential Equations: A Motivating Theme for Sensible Calculus." See also The Sensible Calculus Program, a draft text description in progress; ...more>>

  43. Maryland Virtual High School of Science and Mathematics (MVHS)
    Maryland students and teachers use the Internet to collaborate with peers in carrying out visually compelling, computational science explorations. Classroom projects and ideas include collaborative projects, system dynamics activities, and computational ...more>>

  44. Math and Sciences - Canada's SchoolNet
    Annotated lists of science and math resources for: biology and health, chemistry, environment and ecology, mathematics, physics, and technology, with an emphasis on Canadian sites. ...more>>

  45. Math Awareness Month (MAM) - Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM)
    Mathematics Awareness Month - formerly Math Awareness Week (MAW) - is held each April to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. Since 1991, yearly themes and activities at the local, state, and regional levels have included ...more>>

  46. Math Community of Interest - TeacherVision; The Learning Network
    Lesson plans by grade level, lesson features, printable worksheets, online student activities, references and research aids, teaching tips, and parental advice. ...more>>

  47. Mathematical BBS (Mathematics) - Mathematics Dept., Univ. of Ferrara, Italy
    Collections of resources: Associations, Departments, Disciplines, Journals, Industrial mathematics, the mathematician. Disciplines include: Algebra; Algebraic geometry; Analysis; Applied Mathematics; Categories; Combinatorics; Complex analysis; Computational ...more>>

  48. Mathematical Biology Pages - Brandeis University
    In contemporary biology there are many areas which depend heavily on rather advanced mathematics. This site demonstrates a few of these through Shockwave, Java, and JavaScript explorations. Dixon's Population Pages (exponential growth, nonlinear terms ...more>>

  49. Mathematical Circles Topics - Tom Davis
    Mathematical Circles are for students of high school age or younger who want to increase their abilities to reason about mathematical problems. Students who study in circles learn to do mathematical olympiad-style problems (essay or proofs, not quick ...more>>

  50. Mathematical, Computational & Modeling Sciences Center (MCMSC)
    A community of quantitative scientists and mathematicians "driven to contribute to the solution of problems in the biological, environmental, and social sciences." Drawing on mathematics, modeling, statistics, simulation, and other quantitative methods, ...more>>


 
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