 Flight of the Bumblebee  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
How did proving that a bumblebee can't fly originate? Who started the story? It apparently first surfaced in Germany in the 1930s, and the story was about a prominent Swiss aerodynamicist. One evening, the researcher happened to be talking to a biologist
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 Fold Everything  National Geographic Society
See how paperfolding inspires the design of aircraft, stent grafts, and the packaging and transportation of telescope lenses in this overview of the history and future of origami. With downloadable instructions for folding a peacock, as well as an online
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 Fractions, Cycles, and Time  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In ancient times, people had to confront awkward numbers in astronomical contexts when they compared the motions of the sun and moon. The unfailing, daily passages of the sun across the sky and the corresponding movements of the stars at night represented
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 From Starting Line to Ancient Angle  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The ruins of ancient Corinth include a stadium that featured several courses for foot races. In 1980, archaeologists found and excavated the curved starting line for one such racecourse, dating from about 500 B.C. Curved to allow a staggered start, the
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 GEOLAB WWW Server  NASA Langley Research Center GEOmetry LABoratory
Home surface modeling and grid generation. In engineering analysis, a critical component of the numerical solution process is the development of a discrete representation for the physical domain of interest. This discretization into surface and volume
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 Geometrí con Cabri Géomètre II  José Antonio Mora
Materiales interactivos para el aprendizaje de la Geometría con la utilización del programa CabriGéomètre II. Geometría de los Mecanismos; Coordenadas en Cabri II. Cabri sketches that simulate the working procedure
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 Geometry of War  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Leonardo da Vinci was not alone in his fascination with military technology. The University of Oxford's Museum of the History of Science is now featuring a fascinating online exhibition called The Geometry of War, 15001750. The 81 illustrations, accompanied
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 Get Help With Your Math Homework  Cramster.com
Find homework solutions from text books, lecture notes, and solved exams written by college professors for their courses. Subscription fees required. Ask questions and answer other members' questions "for self practice, karma points and goodwill" on the
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 Girlstart
An inschool 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
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 GirlTECH  Cynthia Lanius; Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC)
GirlTECH was a teacher training and student council program that encouraged young women to pursue careers in mathematics and science, offering intensive technology training to explore innovative teaching strategies for gender equity in the classroom through
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 Grant Keady
Grant Keady, an adjunct professor at Curtin University, researches fluid dynamics and related subjects, with forays into computer algebra. Some of his papers are available online in PostScript, gzipped PostScript, PDF, .dvi, or Mathematica notebook format.
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 The Great Paper Airplane Challenge (TEAMS)  Jeannie Toshima; TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Use origami to build the farthest flying airplane, and win the challenge. TEAMS looked for the farthest flying airplanes throughout the nation  the best
from each class. Students sent in the written directions (diagrams were acceptable) for folding
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 HiQ Analysis, Visualization, and Report Generation  National Instruments
An interactive problemsolving environment where you analyze, visualize, and document realworld science and engineering problems. HiQ solves realworld problems using a notebook methodology that combines interactive analysis, data visualization, and
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 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
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 Home Pages for Developing Courses  Mathematics Throughout the Curriculum, Indiana University
Interdisciplinary courses under development and close to finished: Life Sciences (BioMath Problems, Mathematical Foundation for Speech and Hearing Sciences), Business and Economics (Games and Decision Making, Games for Business and Economics, Mathematics
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 How Everyday Things Are Made  Alliance for Innovative Manufacturing at Stanford
An introductory website for students of all ages showing how various items are made. It covers over 40 different products and manufacturing processes, and includes almost 4 hours of manufacturing video. Due to the amount of video, it is optimally viewed
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 How round is your circle?  Bryant, John; and Sangwin, Chris
These photos and QuickTime movies accompany the book How Round Is Your Circle? Where Engineering and Mathematics Meet. See, in particular, the illustrations of how to drill a square hole. Sections include Falling apart (the Pythagorean Theorem, Dudeney's
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 iDeSolver  KeatsSoft Co.
iDeSolver is an integrated environment that simplifies the process of
solving ordinary and partial differential equations (ODE, PDE), linear and
nonlinear algebraic equations, with computational data and plot output
through MATLAB. The site offers
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 IEOR Tools
Purchase books and software on operations research, industrial engineering, data mining, analytics, and statistics.
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 IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers)
A society dedicated to serving the professional needs of industrial engineers and all individuals involved with improving quality and productivity.
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 Information and Communication, Circuits  Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
A short article designed to provide an introduction to information and communication, circuits, which includes questions of particular interest to algebraists, especially coding theory (related to linear algebra and finite groups) and encryption (related
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 Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE)  NASA Langley Research Center
A center of research in applied mathematics, numerical analysis, fluid dynamics, and computer science, operated by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) to provide a natural mechanism for interactions among NASA scientists and engineers,
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 Institute for High Performance Computing Applications (IHPCA)  L. Long, Director; Penn State University
A research center whose mission is to develop and implement new techniques for the numerical simulation of scientific and engineering problems that require the use of large scale computations, with particular emphasis on parallel computers and distributed
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 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
The world's largest technical professional society, promoting the development and application of electrotechnology and allied sciences. Member services (job listings, career opportunities...); bookstore for browsing, subscribing to magazines and getting
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 Institute of Mathematical Geography (IMaGe)  Sandra Lach Arlinghaus
Archives of SOLSTICE: An Electronic Journal of Geography and Mathematics. Chapters, notes, and book reviews dating from 1986, in variously jpg, pdf, html, or simple text formats. Sample articles include "Extension of Barr's Problem to the Set of Platonic
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 The Institute of Technology Center for Educational Programs (ITCEP)  Regents of the University of Minnesota
ITCEP develops and administers educational programs in mathematics and its related science and engineering applications for precollege, undergraduate and graduate students, and for K12 preservice/inservice teachers. For children, ITCEP administers the
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 The Interactive Physics Problem Set  UC Berkeley Instructional Technology Program
This web site contains almost 100 practice problems for physics students. They're accompanied by detailed solutions and interactive computer experiments. (The computer experiments only run on Macintosh computers that have Interactive Physics II installed,
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 International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (ICCMSE 2003)  Theodore Simos
Kastoria, Greece, September 1216, 2003: Announcement and call for papers.
Topics to be covered include (but are not limited to): Computational mathematics, Computational physics, Computational chemistry, Computational engineering, Computational mechanics,
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 International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM)  Ralph E. Steuer
The Society's purpose is to develop, test, evaluate, apply methodology for, help managers and other people solve, and to foster interaction and scientific research in the study of multiple criteria decision problems, and to cooperate with other organizations
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 Internet Engineering Center  InterEC.NET
InterEC.NET is a comprehensive engineering specific job search website featuring jobs database, resume database, discussion forums, and salary surveys.
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 James B. Calvert
Essays on a wide variety of topics, including mathematical, by an Associate Professor Emeritus of Engineering, University of Denver: The Beautiful Theory (The analytical mechanics of Euler, Lagrange, Hamilton and Jacobi, key to Relativity and Quantum
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 Journal Homepages  Kluwer Academic Publishers
A search page for finding journals published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. Each includes past, present, and future article listings, aims and scope, and submission and subscription information. Search the complete catalogue by keyword or view journals
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 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
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 JSTOR: Journal Storage
An effort to ease the increasing problems faced by libraries seeking to provide adequate stack space for the long runs of backfiles of scholarly journals, helping the scholarly community take advantage of advances in information technologies. The database
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 K12 Educational Outreach Activities  National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
Program highlights include The Use of Astronomy in Research Based Science Education, a proposed teacher workshop on using data in the classroom; products include Frequently Asked Questions about Being an Astronomer (a Spanish version of this FAQ is also
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 Learning by Simulations  Hans Lohninger, Virtual Institute of Applied Science
Simulation software for Windows PCs, available free for noncommercial educational purposes. (The author requests a postcard describing your use of his programs.) Covered math topics include: Fourier Synthesis, Travelling Salesman Problem, Vector Fields,
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 Logic Circuit Minimization Using Karnaugh Map Lookup Tables  John Eric Franklin
Four variable truth tables drawn in a four by four grid is called a
Karnaugh map to an electrical engineer. Karnaugh maps were developed in
the 1950's and help to produce sumofproduct equations (AND,OR). I have
added the XOR operator (exclusiveor)
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 Lower School LEGO Projects  The Blake School, Minneapolis/Hopkins/Wayzata, MN
LEGO Logo projects are integrated into the science and computer curriculum of the Blake School. Students in the second grade study levers, third graders study pulleys, fourth graders study gears, and fifth graders combine their previous studies into a
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 LTSN Maths Stats & OR Network  Learning and Teaching Support Network
A group organized to encourage networking, provide a focal point for information about innovation and good teaching practice, disseminate information proactively, and support and enhance academic practice. This website provides resources including a quarterly
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 Maplesoft: Math & Engineering Software  Waterloo Maple Inc.
Maplesoft is a leading developer of interactive mathematical software such as Maple. Its suite of products harnesses the power of mathematics to provide industry, government and academia with technical productivity tools.
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 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.
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 Mathansw: Math Software by Solveware  Solveware, Inc.
Math tools for people at work who need the answers to problems they encounter on the job: surveyors, navigators, managers, engineers, architects, supervisors, estimators, programmers, machinists, mold makers, teachers, college students, apprentices, home
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 Mathcad Store
This valueadded reseller of Mathcad makes Prime 1.0, a taskbased interface for the popular engineering calculation software. Mathcad Prime 1.0 features a documentcentric calculations environment for creating detailed, professional engineering design
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 Math Celebrity  Don Sevcik
Free online calculators and instructional screencasts in actuarial science, accounting and taxes, algebra, basic math, calculus, capital budgeting, conversions, discrete math, economics, engineering, finance, gaming, geometry, linear algebra, physics,
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 Mathematica in Higher Education  Wolfram Research
Lessons, resources, books, and classroom packs for making Mathematica software an integral part of math education in university and college classrooms. Also features Mathematica versions geared and priced for students, as well as flexible academic purchase
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 Mathematics Across the Curriculum (MATC)  Dartmouth College
An NSFfunded project which strives to integrate the study of mathematics into the whole curriculum. MATC Courses: Mathematics and the Humanities (Pattern, Chaos, Late Renaissance Thought and the New Universe, Math and Science Fiction, Geometry in Art
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 Mathematics and Computer Science Division (MCS)  Argonne National Laboratory
One of the U.S. Department of Energy's largest energy research centers. Research falls into broad categories: Numerical Methods and Software Development; Systems Software and Parallel Programming Tools; Applied Mathematics and LogicBased Systems; Distributed
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 Mathematics Exploration I  Capital CommunityTechnical College
Ten activities (to be doubled during the fall of 1999) with faculty notes, ranging in difficulty from prealgebra to college calculus and differential equations, based on activities that occur routinely in project design and during space launches. Supported
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 Mathematics for Physicists and Electrical Engineers  Ronald B. Standler
Why is mathematics important to engineers? And what in mathematics is most important? Three Key Reasons; Specific Comments on Mathematics Courses; Fundamental Topics and Goals. An editorial from The Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications,
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 Mathematics Journals (AMS)  American Mathematical Society
A list of mathematics journals with articles on the Web and a list of Web sites for printed journals, with tables of contents of issues, abstracts of papers, actual papers, information about submissions and subscriptions, etc. See also the Annual Listing
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