 $1000 Math Chat Book Quest (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Solution to the challenge: On a beach in Oregon, at a certain moment, the very last bit of the Sun disappears below the horizon. The question is: Can I make that last bit of Sun reappear by jumping up quickly to my full height, or perhaps by very quickly
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 $200 Double Bubble New Challenge (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Challenge: This open problem appears as Conjecture 4.10 in "Component bounds for areaminimizing double bubbles," by Cory Heilmann, Yvonne Lai, Ben Reichardt, and Anita Spielman (NSF "SMALL" undergraduate research Geometry Group report, Williams College,
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 3D and SIRDS images  Jonathan Bowen
An archive of single image random dot stereo (SIRDS) and other 3D images, together with related information and software. It is available via anonymous FTP. Plain text information on frequently asked questions concerning SIRDS, an index and a README
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 3D Modeling, Fabrication and Illustration  Tom Longtin
Mathematically based models and examples of creating accurate patterns for nonconvex polyhedra when material thickness is a concern. Links to illustrations of: Stained Glass Prototypes; VRML; Tensegrity Structures; OcTet Truss Space Frames; Mechanical
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 3D Nauta
A threedimensional spatial, topological problem/game with Web interfaces in Spanish, French, and English. Of two versions of the game, one is accessible
to most people, while the other can be made difficult exponentially. You are invited to order your
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 3D Stars  Free Instructions  James E. Garner
Free instructions for making 3D paper stars, using basket weave technique.
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 The 4th Spatial Dimension
An introduction to the visualization of 4 dimensional space. Numerous resources.
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 5 Numbers  Simon Singh and Marcus du Sautoy, BBC Radio 4
Web pages and Real Audio Music downloads of fifteen minutelong radio broadcasts that take a "quirky look" at zero, pi, the golden ratio, i, and infinity. "Hear about the stark reality behind the imaginary number, try a slice of pi, find out about the
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 ABsurd MAth: Prealgebra from another dimension  Michael Cain; HRM Video; LearningWave Communications
An interactive problemsolving game series where the ultimate power consists of mathematical skill and knowledge. Many pages have hidden clues and areas; when players need help, they may email the staff for assistance. Teachers and parents may request
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 Algebra, Philosophy, and Fun  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
About the book Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, written by Mary Everest Boole (18321916) and published in 1909. "Boole's gentle, conversational introduction to algebra is meant for children. It also serves as a window on
math educationas it was perceived
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 Alice begegnet der 4. Dimension  Stefan Scheller
(Alice encounters the 4th dimension) Einige faszinierende 3DAnimationen hat diese Homepage zu bieten. "Alice begegnet der vierten Dimension" ist hauptsächlich eine umgeschriebene Kurzversion der bekannten skurilen Kindergeschichte aus England. Der
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 AMATH  AMATH Systems, Inc.
Software for Building and Reinforcing Foundation Mathematics. AMATH is a simple, selfpaced, self grading, computeraided workbook created to combat the math literacy problem in the U.S. It covers 103 modules of foundation mathematics
including: arithmetic,
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 Amlon Tutors
Private tutoring service based in New York City, covering the NJNYCT area. Math topics covered include: Elementary, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, PreCalculus, Calculus, Sequential I, II, II, Statistics.
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 Andy Norton's Web Page  Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
Illustrated essays and explorations of algebra and geometry using various technology, including TI85 calculators, CBL's and computer software such as Geometer's Sketchpad (with sketches to download), Algebra Expressor, and Excel, by a grad student in
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 Animated Math Glossary  Math Advantage  Harcourt Brace School Publishers
A K8 glossary of common mathematical terms, categorized by grade. Each entry has an example, most of which are animated. An "other" section at the end of the alphabet gives tables of metric and customary measurements, time, formulas, and symbols. You
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 Aquí Matemàtiques (Catalán)  Carlos Romero
Web and interactive materials in Catalán designed to facilitate and improve teacher training in mathematics. Goals: to provide curricular incentives for integrating technology into primary and secondary level teaching; facilitate access to curricula;
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 Archimedes  Chris Rorres, Drexel University
A collection of information on Archimedes' life and achievements, complete with historical quotes, illustrations, and animations. The site covers Archimedes' inventions and accomplishments: Archimedes' Claw, Burning Mirrors, the Golden Crown, the Archimedes
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 Archimedes Geo3D  Andreas Goebel
Software for interactive geometry in three dimensions that you can use to: construct points, lines, spheres, planes, triangles and many more objects; trace points, lines or circles to get locus lines or locus surfaces; drag objects and see the rest of
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 Archimy.com: 3D Graphs Online  Denis Kozyr
A service for drawing the graphs of all kinds of functions. Users can define a graph by specifying the formula for the coordinates x, y, and z.
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 An Artist's Timely Riddles  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
The late 19th and early 20th centuries were a time of great popular interest in visualizing a fourth spatial dimension  a concept that appeared to offer painters and sculptors, in particular, an avenue of escape from conventional representation. Moreover,
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 Atlantis Puzzles & Games  Karl Scherer
Puzzles and games for sale; puzzle books (A Puzzling Journey To The Reptiles And Related Animals; NUTTS And Other Crackers; New Mosaics  A Book On Tilings); Fractal computer art; brain teasers (AMaze; Globetrotter). Also ALIVE, a WINDOWS version of
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 Baker's Choice  Key Curriculum Press
An Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) unit for replacing about three weeks of student practice with graphs and equations in a traditional algebra, advanced algebra, or even geometry or precalculus class. Purchase teacher's guide and student materials.
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 A Bibliography of Mathematics Education  Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources
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 Bill Cutler Puzzles  Bill Cutler Puzzles, Inc.
Wooden puzzles for sale: six piece burr puzzles, rectilinear burr puzzles, nonrectilinear burr puzzles, boxfilling puzzles, and miscellaneous puzzles. The computer program BCPBOX solves boxpacking problems such as pentominoes; GENDA determines how
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 BizMo Diaries  Kirby Urner
"On the road with global data." This open source developer's blog, which dates back to January, 2005, has included posts on math education, such as "Python for GIS Experts," "Memo to Gnu Math Teachers," "Playing with Blocks," "Story Problems," "Mathematics
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 Bookfill Publications  C. J. Davis
Algebra and geometry workbooks formatted to facilitate writing all answers directly onto the book. These books, for Year 10 and Year 11 students who require GCSE maths revision, cover general Foundation and Higher level topics.
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 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;
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 Boxes and Bags  Aunt Annie's Crafts
Five projects that are fun to make and teach some basics of geometry: Snowflakes, Geometric Solids, and More Geometric Solids work well in gift wrapping; Flexagons and Tangrams make nice gifts. All of the projects can also be incorporated into lesson
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 Boy's Surface (Student Sculpture)  Pau Atela, Smith College
A mathematical sculpture constructed by students at Smith College for an undergraduate course in the spring 2000 semester. The students worked with formulas and computer calculations to construct and weld a 6'7" x 6'7" metal sculpture reproducing Boy’s
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 Build a Recreation Center Using Geometry  Gwen Neuberger, Community High School, West Chicago, IL
"Our geometry class is being asked to design a recreation center for the children of West Chicago. Money is no object. The class will be divided into groups of approximately four students." The site includes a lesson plan and scenario, as well as pages
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 Building Homes of Our Own  National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
An interactive teaching tool for the middle and high school classrooms. The simulation presents a macro view of the entire home building process, from site selection to final sale. Students collect information, solve problems and make choices as they
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 The Burr Puzzles Site  IBM
A Burr Puzzle consists of at least three rods intersecting each other at right angles. The most wellknown type is the six piece burr where three sets of two rods intersect each other. This site lets you explore six piece burrs by selecting from a list
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 Cabri Java Project/Projet CabriJava
CabriJava allows you to create dynamic geometric figures using Cabri and publish them as Java applets. In English and French.
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 Calc 3D
Calculators for Windows 95/98/NT/XP designed to handle vectors, matrices, complex numbers, quaternions and coordinates. For point, line, plane, sphere, circle Calc 3D calculates distances, intersections, and some additional
information like volume and
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 Calculating the Volume of a Vase
 Web Feats Workshop II
Determine the volume of the vase pictured. The photograph shows the construction of the vase and that its height is 50 cm. Use the applet to find the coordinate values for the edge of the vase, and use the regression features of a graphing calculator
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 Calculators OnLine Center: Part II  Mathematics  Martindale's Reference Desk
Over 7,420 calculators for: Unit Conversion (Time, Distance, Length, Speed, Weight, etc.); Abacus; Basic Math; Complex Mathematics; Complex Math Education; Complex Math Calculators by Specialty: Algebra and Linear Algebra; Algorithms; Calculus; Central
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 CARTESIO  Camillo Trevisan
An educational computer graphics program for Windows and Macintosh, providing an understanding of the geometric configuration of projections (for example, the positions of the projection plane and viewpoint relative to the Cartesian axes).
All projection
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 Cartesio  Camillo Trevisan
CARTESIO is an educational computer graphics freeware program for high school and college students exploring and analyzing geometric projections and CAD (computer aided design) principles. Site is in Italian and English, with links to the author's homepage
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 Casio Kingdom  Sean Tan
CFX9850 games and programs. A game and several programs, including: Sphere (solves where a point is in relation to a sphere, whether it lies outside, inside or on the sphere); Divide (finds the position vector that divides vector AB in the ratio a:b);
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 Celestial Mechanics and the Stability Problem  Jeff Suzuki, Boston University
A thesis that traces the history of the problem of proving (or not) that the solar system is dynamically stable over a long period of time (like geological eras), between the publication of the Principia of Newton (1687) and the works of Laplace (1787).
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 Center of Excellence for Science and Mathematics Education (CESME)  University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee
A site designed to serve as a starting point for teachers who are looking for resources to improve their science or mathematics teaching. CESME Resources and Projects include Mathematics Activities Guides (PDF format) and the Tennessee Mathematics K8
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 CESAME Support Site for Investigations Discussions  CESAME, Brown University, Math Forum
A place to share ideas, questions, and experiences from teaching TERC's Investigations in Number, Data and Space at four levels: Grades K1; 23; 45; and Special Needs Students. Discussion archives are searchable and browseable, and you may also join
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 ChengPleijel Point of a Quadrangle  Ben Cheng
A Java applet that lets you play with the ChengPleijel point: imagine a point O' at a certain height H above the flat plane containing the quadrangle ABCD and which orthogonally projects down directly to the point O on the plane. By definition, the ChengPleijel
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 CIESE Online Classroom Projects  Stevens Institute of Technology
Projects that use realtime data available from the Internet, and collaborative projects that use the Internet's potential to reach peers and experts around the world. The site lists currently sponsored projects by level, with an archive of past sponsored
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 Cinderella: Interactive Geometry Software  RichterGebert, Kortenkamp
A fullfeatured interactive geometry program in German that uses Java as the programming language and includes a true symbolic theorem prover. A demo version that will run for 15 minutes at a time may be downloaded from the Web; the site also includes
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 Classroom Projects  TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE)
A site for teachers looking for a content area project or contest for the classroom. Join a TEAMS project or browse a list of projects and contests sponsored by other organizations. Extensive list of upcoming, current, ongoing, and completed projects
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 ClassZone  McDougal Littell, Publishers
In ClassZone, McDougal Littell has gathered together all of its activities, interactive online resources, research links, chapter quizzes, and other materials that support its popular middle and high school mathematics textbooks, such as Integrated Math
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 CME Project  Center for Mathematics Education, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
The CME Project is a fouryear, NSFfunded, comprehensive high school mathematics program that is problembased, studentcentered, and organized around the familiar themes of Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Precalculus. The CME Project sets as its
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 Colégio de Gaia, Grupo de Matematica
Math resources in Portuguese: Galeria de Sketches  a gallery of JavaSketchpad and Geometer's Sketchpad problems and sketches including the Pythagorean theorem (o Teorema de Pitágoras), Vector Addition (Adicao de Vectores), cutting a cube/parallelepiped
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 College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM): Change From Within  Smart Catalog
Description of a high school mathematics curriculum that replaces the current, standard collegepreparatory math program with a rich problembased, integrated curriculum.
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