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  1. Mr. Brandenburg's List of Recommended Books on Math and Science - Guy Brandenburg
    A list of over 140 math- and science-related books, mostly recent, for geometry students to choose from, read, and do a report on. This new list is organized by topic: astronomy; bad science; biography: mathematicians + scientists; biology/life science/evolution; ...more>>

  2. MSTE Java - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    Java-based activities submitted to MSTE, the Office for Mathematics, Science & Technology Education at UIUC. Topics include: best fit; box perimeter; Buffon's needle; CAD viewer; cereal box problem; chi-squared test analysis of random marbles; cliff ...more>>

  3. Mudd Math Fun Facts - Francis E. Su; Mathematics Dept., Harvey Mudd College
    A site developed as a resource for professors wishing to enrich their courses with mathematical 'fun facts': more than 100 5-minute math tidbits that can be used at the beginning of class to get students interested in mathematics. They are best used in ...more>>

  4. MultyGraphiX 2D & 3D function plotter - Sergey Petrov, ADC Software
    Plot any mathematical 2D and 3D, explicit and parametric functions. Allows users to plot functions in Cartesian, polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates. Trial version available for this commercial software. Windows only. ...more>>

  5. Music and Virtual Flowers - Robert Walker
    Fractal music, fractally based flowers, and geometrical models. Programs are available for download. Make four- and higher-dimensional cubes and simplexes, then rotate them into the higher dimensions (so that the three dimensional projections change ...more>>

  6. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics (NLVM) - Cannon et al., Principal Investigators; Utah State University
    Java applets and other virtual manipulatives cover mathematics appropriate to grades K-12, with a special emphasis on K-8. Browse by grade band or by math topic: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability. ...more>>

  7. Navworld - Joseph Portney
    A center for the art and science of navigation, providing navigational "cerebrations," famous historical accounts, interviews and biographies. See Earthshapes, different ideas of what the earth would look like if it were one of 12 different shapes (physical ...more>>

  8. NCTM Standards (Standards 2000) - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 Standards were released. The site features include: an online version of the Standards (including illustrations, ...more>>

  9. N-dimensional Cube Projection - Andrew Wallace
    A Java applet based on the work of Jonathan Bowen that projects a two-dimensional representation of a cube in any dimension from 2 to 15. The controls allow you to choose how the lines will be coloured, and how many dimensions to draw. ...more>>

  10. Neil J. A. Sloane
    Neil Sloane's research ranges far and wide and includes coding theory, sphere packing, lattices and quadratic forms, packing lines, and planes, spherical codes and designs, quantizing, geometry, combinatorics, the design of experiments, integer sequences, ...more>>

  11. A New Polyhedral Surface - Davide P. Cervone; The Geometry Center
    Main entry point for pages that describe the recently discovered tight polyhedral immersion of the surface of Euler characteristic -1 into three-space and demonstrate one way that mathematics can be presented by means of a network-based multimedia hypertext ...more>>

  12. Noon Day Project - CIESE Collaborative Projects
    Over 2,000 years ago, Eratosthenes made a remarkably accurate measurement of the earth's circumference. This project is a recreation of that experiment and invites the collaboration of students living at different latitudes to take measurements of shadows, ...more>>

  13. Not Just Sums - Emily Hillier, Not Just Sums
    Teaching and learning resources from the U.K. Learn about the product range and educational philosophy, and try sample resources, a daily starter activity, and online games. ...more>>

  14. NRICH Maths, the Online Maths Club - Univ. of Cambridge, UK
    A project that aims to establish a permanent national centre for curriculum enrichment to provide mathematical learning support for very able children of all ages. The learning and enjoyment of mathematics are promoted through an Internet Newsletter and ...more>>

  15. Numeracy Works - David Hartmann, Numeracy Works LLC
    Numeracy Works is a commercial software company which sells Tabula, a new tool for math education. Use Tabula to create, construct, cut, tape, fold, and transform. Make fold patterns, tiling patterns, tessellations, and perspective drawings. Also on ...more>>

  16. Olimpiada Matemática Española - C. Sánchez-Rubio
    Convocatoria XXXV Olimpiada (Curso 1998/99); Comisión de la Olimpiada Matemática Española; Información para alumnos y profesores; Problemas de las últimas Olimpiadas (Fase nacional); Material para preparación; ...more>>

  17. Omni Calculator - Piotr Malek
    Freely offering calculator apps, as well as the code for calculators to customize and embed in your own website. Calculators for math applications include roots and exponents, percentages, proportions, distances in two and three dimensions, and several ...more>>

  18. ONLINE MATH: An Internet Mathematics Program - Larson, Neptune, Falvo; TDLC, a Division of Larson Texts, Inc.
    ONLINE MATH is a mathematics tutorial instruction program available through the Internet. Designed to help students improve their math skills in a self-paced environment, the program is mastery based, customizable, and includes readiness tests, cumulative ...more>>

  19. Online Math Education - Yordan Petrov Petrov
    Math tutorials and quizzes, with some math history information as well. Includes a discussion forum. Available in English or Bulgarian. ...more>>

  20. On the Fourth Dimension - J. McManus
    An essay explaining the concept of the fourth dimension, with links to related Web pages and suggestions for books that may be helpful. ...more>>

  21. Open Problems - Jeff Erickson
    Open problems, mostly in geometry, including folding, combinatorial, and algorithmic problems. Contents include: Existence Problems: Does Object X exist? Combinatorial Problems: How complex is Object X? Algorithmic Problems: How fast can Problem X be ...more>>

  22. Optical Illusions (SandlotScience.com) - SandlotScience
    Interactive explorations of optical effects, illusions, distortions, animations, artwork, stories, PDF projects, games, and more. Impossible objects include columns, an endless staircase and animated stairs, Java triangle models, an interlaced tri-bar, ...more>>

  23. Optimization Technology Center - Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University
    A research center dedicated to optimization problems. The "optimization tree," with descriptions of the different subfields of numerical optimization; interactive demonstrations and case studies, including the diet problem and minimum surface area; linear ...more>>

  24. Oranges Project Page - Debbie Lewis; The Levering School, Philadelphia, PA
    An eighth grade project. Students use measurement to investigate the proportional relationship between the edible part of an orange and the peel or inedible part of a orange. They investigate different types of oranges such as navel, blood, and clementines ...more>>

  25. Origami Page - Joseph Wu
    Origami is the art of paper folding. The word is Japanese, literally meaning "to fold" (oru) "paper" (kami). Links to photo galleries, information on origami, files and diagrams, other origami home pages, and areas related to origami (A paper on Molecular ...more>>

  26. Panagiotis Stefanides
    Geometry presented at national conferences in Greece. Contents include: Quantization of Circle Duality; Logos Pyr Chronos; 'Buena Fortuna' (artwork); Geometric Mean Ratio (T) by Ruler and Compass; Quadrature Master Theorem; Corollary (Circle Circumference ...more>>

  27. Parallel Coordinates - Alfred Inselberg
    Download articles, read a course syllabus, and see images about a method for visualizing multi-dimensional spaces with industry applications that have included visual and automatic (classification) data mining, optimization, GIS, process control, decision ...more>>

  28. Paul Trow's Math Page - Paul Trow
    Trow's interactive web pages and perl software let you graph the Lotka-Voltera equations and see interconnected predator and prey populations plotted over time; model the trajectory of a cannonball for different muzzle velocities and angles of elevation, ...more>>

  29. Pavilion of Polyhedreality - George W. Hart
    A page of images of polyhedra from the author of Multidimensional Analysis and the Encyclopedia of Polyhedra. Constructions from wood, paper, paper clips, pencils, food and forks. The is also an extensive linked list of other Web pages related to polyhedra ...more>>

  30. PAX Puzzle - PAX Puzzle
    Wooden puzzles, rope puzzles, puzzles boxes, and board games for sale. Recommendations and gift sets available. ...more>>

  31. PCTM Online Puzzle of the Week - Judy Brown; Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    Weekly illustrated math puzzle online competition from 1996-97, with an archive of past puzzles. Since 1997 this project has moved to the Math Forum to become its Middle School Problem of the Week. ...more>>

  32. Peanut Software for Windows - Rick Parris
    Abstracts and links for downloading free mathematics software: Wingeom (high-precision geometric constructions); Winplot (general-purpose plotting utility); Winstats (scatter plots, curve fitting, histograms, statistical data, and standard theoretical ...more>>

  33. Pedagogy Articles - Schiller
    Translations of papers by G.W. Leibniz on the catenary (or funicular curve) and by Gauss on the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. ...more>>

  34. Peek: N-dimensional polytope visualization by cross-section and projection - Gordon Kindlmann
    A program to explore higher dimensional objects interactively through the use of cross-sections and projections. The goal is for the user to gain some intuition about higher-dimensional geometry. Projective views and 3-dimensional cross-sections of hypercubes. ...more>>

  35. Perspective Images - H. B. Meyer
    The computation of image points of perspective images by the use of similar triangles ("numerical perspective") is shown. By inversion of the corresponding mapping equations the determination of proportions of various distances in the real scene becomes ...more>>

  36. Peter Doyle - Mathematics, Univ. of California at San Diego
    Advanced tutorials, proofs and papers, mostly statistics, probability, geometry, and graph theory, but with examples from other mathematics areas as well. Don't miss Dr. Doyle's Flip Flops. ...more>>

  37. peterlu.org - Peter Lu
    Publications and research into medieval Islamic geometry (e.g., decagonal and quasicrystalline tilings in its architecture), soft-matter and colloid physics, high-performance imaging, ancient Chinese technology (e.g., first use of diamond, early precision ...more>>

  38. 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>>

  39. Pi Squared over Six - Clive Tooth
    "This value, (pi^2)/6, seems to crop up quite often in mathematics. I think that most of these occurrences can be traced back to the fact that it is the sum of the reciprocals of the squares of the positive integers...." See the first 500 decimal places ...more>>

  40. Planet Perplex - Stefan Van den Bergh
    Collection of optical illusions, impossible objects, visual puzzles, and hidden images. ...more>>

  41. Platonic Spheres (Dr. Neubert's Website) - Karl-Dietrich Neubert
    A systematic approach to generating the Platonic bodies, using Java applets. A major aspect is the inclusion of Descartes' concept of angular deficit as a measure of curvature. An extension of Platonic bodies to Platonic spheres. ...more>>

  42. Plexagon - Pleated Hexagon - Paul Bourke, Ron Evans
    Plexagon is a new modular geometry based on the radial pleating of polygonal plates, and their joining or co-bracing into 3D modules. This engineering approach can form a very practical basis for modular greenhouses (using recycled plastic sheeting) and ...more>>

  43. Point Plots and Space Curves - Theo Gray
    Download a Mathematica notebook that defines the functions PointParamPlot3D, SpaceCurve, and PointSpaceCurve. These functions let you make discrete point plots in two and three dimensions. The SpaceCurve and PointSpaceCurve functions let you make three-dimensional ...more>>

  44. Polaroid Geometry Scavenger Hunt - Math Forum
    This activity presented by Ruth Carver at the Math Forum's 1996 Summer Institute, "Constructing Mathematics on the Internet," displays pictures of items found on this a hunt for a list of geometric items (tessellations, symmetry, concentric circles, shapes, ...more>>

  45. Polygons, Polyhedra, Polytopes - Russell Towle
    Polytope is the general term of the sequence, point, segment, polygon, polyhedron, ... . Towle offers several pages devoted to the theory of polytopes, from polygons to star polytopes in 4-space, including Mathematica notebooks with constructions. ...more>>

  46. Polymath Love - Gary Smith
    Free and low-cost Macintosh software for middle school mathematics: over 200 programs written by a classroom teacher. Program descriptions and some free programs are available to download from the Web, or order the CD-ROM for $100 U.S., which includes ...more>>

  47. Polytopes, Zonohedra, Zonotiles, Mathematica notebooks - Russell Towle
    Some of the author's endeavors in geometry, including studies of zonohedra, polyhedra, space-fillings, polytopes in higher space, and the discovery of new types of polyhedra and space-fillers. Mathematica notebooks are provided which create these kinds ...more>>

  48. The post-IMO97 web page - Olimpíada Matemática Argentina
    Problems and results from the math olympics held in Argentina in July, 1997. Available in English and Spanish, with problems also in French, Russian, German, and a host of other languages. ...more>>

  49. PRISM-NEO: Programming Remediation and Intervention for Students in Mathematics - Near North School District, Ontario, Canada
    Hands-on Geometer's Sketchpad manipulatives--plus "some things that cannot be done by hand!" The GSP files, as well as some QuickTime movies, are organized into Grade 7, Grade 8, and Grade 9 under the following topics: area, central tendency, equations, ...more>>

  50. Problem of the Week - Purdue University
    A panel in the Mathematics Department publishes a challenging problem once a week and invites college and pre-college students, faculty, and staff to submit solutions. Solutions are due within two weeks from the date of publication and should be sent ...more>>

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