 Backpack Project  Germantown Academy
Spurred by an orthopedic surgeon's report recommending how much weight a person should carry, teams of fifth and twelfth graders examined student backpack weights in relation to body weights in all three divisions of their school, weighing over 800 students
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 The Basics of MRI  Joseph P. Hornak; Rochester Institute of Technology
An introduction to magnetic resonance imagining, which is based on the principles of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), a spectroscopic technique used by scientists to obtain microscopic chemical and physical information about molecules. See, in particular,
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 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.
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 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
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 Biomedical Time Series Analysis  Christina Kendziorski
Biomedical time series are sequences of observations recorded over time (a simple example would be hourly measurements of the blood pressure of a patient). These series of measurements exhibit characteristics of the systems and mechanisms that generate
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 Calculators OnLine 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,
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 Cancer & Mathematics (MSTE)  Dildine, Silver; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
An Internet Adventure into Cancer, Pattern Recognition & Image Analysis, and Geometry. Cancer is a group of diseases in which some body cells change their nature, start to divide uncontrollably, and may revert to an undifferentiated type. This lesson
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 Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)  Columbia University
A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization providing information to help scientists, decisionmakers, and the public better understand their changing world. CIESIN specializes in global and regional network development, science data management, decision
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 Classroom Compass  Adams, Powell, Assoc. Editors; Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
A magazine published from 1994 to 2005, with ideas, activities, and resources for teachers interested in improving instruction in science and mathematics, and links to simple classroom activities with ideas about learning and instruction. Each issue presents
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 Complexity International  An Electronic Journal of Complex Systems Research
A refereed journal for scientific papers dealing with any area of complex systems research. The theme of the journal is the field of complex systems, the generation of complex behaviour from the interaction of multiple parallel processes. Relevant topics
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 Computing at the Edge  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
To study and predict boundary effects, researchers have struggled to accurately capture erratic, complicated behavior in a computer model. In recent years two schemes for calculating what happens at rapidly evolving interfaces have provided new insights
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 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,
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 Differential Equations (calculus@internet  Mathematica)  Christopher A. Barker
Mathematica Track. 1. Basics (Mathematica Overview; The Environment; Arithmetic; Using Variables; Working with Lists; Vectors & Matrices; Algebraic Operations; Functions; Calculus Operations; Graphics). 2. Differential Equations (Creating Slope Fields;
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 Differential Equations Resource Page  Gavin Larose, University of Michigan Math Department
PostScript labs, involving Mathematica 3.0 or better. Also 12 projects, with PostScript notes on solutions, and a brief list of links to other ODE resources.
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 Discover Magazine  The Walt Disney Company
The monthly magazine of science and technology. Covers space, biology, health, medicine, AIDS, computers, new technology, the environment, astronomy, ancient life, archeology, evolution, physics, mathematics, ecology, and more. Available online: selected
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 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
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 Ethics in Science  Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
A bibliography of publications that pertain to ethics and misconduct in science; Internetbased resources related to ethics and misconduct in science, including hyperlinks to online professional codes of conduct; Selected Essays on Ethics in Science (the
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 Exactly How Is Math Used In Technology?  Mathematics Dept., British Columbia Institute of Technology
A table of examples of how various areas of mathematics are applied to various areas of technology. Areas of technology include biomedical engineering, food technology, building technology, chemical sciences, civil and structural engineering, graphics
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 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
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 ExperSim: Experimental Simulations  McClelland, Polson; University of Colorado
Generate simulated experimental data for four studies  Imprinting in Precocial Birds (Rajecki), The Etiology of Schizophrenia (Main), Motivational Factors in Routine Performance (Mueller), and Social Facilitation (Rajecki & HalsteadNussloch). For
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 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 lowdimensional Euclidean geometry) meet some real world applications, with brief descriptions of those applications
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 A Head for Numbers  Robert Kunzig, Discover Magazine
An article exploring the connections between our brains and numbers: what injuries to the brain have taught us about people's ability to calculate.
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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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 Homepage & Papers  Dr. Peter Singer
Dr. Singer is associated with the MeVisCenter for Diagnostic Systems and Medical Visualization at the Univ. of Bremen, Germany. His interests and publications include: mathematics of finance; Fourier analysis; fractals; medical image processing; stochastic
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 How do I tell a real difference from random variation?  Max Janairo
This paper presents the concepts necessary to understand what the methodologies of hypothesis testing and confidence intervals accomplish, and provides an introduction to the use of these concepts to answer particular questions in medicine. Some problems
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 IDEA: Internet Differential Equations Activities  Thomas LoFaro; College of Sciences, Washington State Univ. (WSU)
Interdisciplinary computerbased activities for differential equations: a database of computer activities illustrating both mathematical concepts and the application of these concepts in a wide variety of disciplines. DynaSys, Java differential equations
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 IMSA Math Journal  Michele Micetich; Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
A journal published annually since 1993; each issue contains articles, problems, and activities spanning a wide variety of topics of interest to high school mathematics teachers and students. Articles are available in both online and downloadable versions.
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 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, K12 school pages, multicultural connections, subject catalogs and indices, search engines,
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 An Introduction to Data Reading and Computations (SMILE)  Christeen Brown, Robert Fulton Elementary School
A lesson for grades 35 designed to teach students to identify data on the horizontal (x) axis and vertical (y) axis; read numbered pounds on a weight scale; estimate pounds upon sight before being given a known weight; identify actual weight; understand
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 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 modelbuilding strategies. Regression diagnostics, analysis of complex data sets and scientific writing skills are emphasized.
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 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
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 Learning Network Teacher Connection  Daily Lesson Plans  New York Times on the Web
A new lesson plan each day, each based on the day's news. Math lessons explore such topics as understanding the value of numbers in the newspaper; calculating refugee camp supply costs; examining the promise and problems of an "internet time" system;
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 The Legacy of the Reverend Bayes  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
How do you use inconclusive evidence to assess the probability that a certain event will occur? One method that has become increasingly popular in recent years depends on a mathematical theorem proved by an 18th Century English Presbyterian minister by
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 Level Set Methods for Shape Recovery  J. A. Sethian
Overview of a movie on medical imaging. Imagine that you are given an image, say a medical (MRI or CT) scan. Suppose you want to extract the important feature within the image of a digital subtraction angiogram (DSA); in this case, the outline of the
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 MASTER Tools: Modeling And Simulation Tools for Education Reform  Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
Interactive models and curricular materials, including: a galaxy simulation, fractal modelling tools, an energy minimization program using simulated annealing, biomedical and environmental models, a graphing tool with animation option, and a simulation
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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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 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
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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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 Mathematical Science  IOS Press, Amsterdam
Abstracts of books in the mathematical sciences: Symmetry and Physical Properties of Matter; Singular Perturbations in Elasticity Theory; Edgar Krahn, a Centenary Volume; Applied Fourier Transform; Analysis of Random Walks; Passage Times for Markov Chains;
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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  Annenberg Media
The video, software, and print guides in the math collection show concrete examples of good teaching and active learning in all sorts of settings: public school classes, multiage classes in rural areas, bilingual classes, magnet and charter schools,
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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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 The Mathematics of Change  1993 Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in Mathematics
Activities presented at a 1993 conference focused on change and reform, with notes on the type of technology represented and the level for which each is intended.
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 MathMastery  MathMastery.com
Play CyberChallenge Shockwave addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division games. Test Your Skills with placement exams (online or printable) on adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, fractions, and decimals. My Math Class offers Shockwave
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 The Median Isn't the Message  Stephen Jay Gould
A personal story of statistics and "stretching the truth with numbers"; according to Steve Dunn, "the wisest, most humane thing ever written about cancer and statistics. It is the antidote both to those who say that, 'the statistics
don't matter,' and
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 Methods of Mathematical Physics /Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering/Mathematical Techniques for Biology and Medicine/Methods of Theoretical Physics  Reinaldo Baretti Machín
Lecture notes, with FORTRAN and MatLab codes.
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 Museum of the History of Science  Oxford University, U.K.
The Museum houses a collection of historic scientific instruments in the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford, covering almost all aspects of the history of science, from antiquity to the early twentieth century. Particular strengths include the collections
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 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The source for information about health and vital statistics in the United States. View tables of important statistics online or download data sets and reports (often in PDF format.)
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 Nobel Prize Internet Archive  Almaz Enterprises
An interactive archive devoted to Nobel Prizes and prizewinners. Browse by prize type or search by keyword. Additional information about the lack of a prize in mathematics, women laureates, and the Ig Nobel Prizes.
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 Numeracy in the News  The Mercury/University of Tasmania
Newspaper articles collected from the Tasmanian (Australia) metropolitan daily newspaper, The Mercury, to represent the five areas of the Chance and Data curriculum (Data Collection and Sampling, Data Representation, Chance and Basic Probability, Data
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