 Camping in the Redwoods  Joan Callaway
Math questions based on a visit to see the California redwoods. Part of a sample lesson for the 6th grade "Staying in Shape... Mathematically," one of three ...Ellipsis Middle School Math Summer Practice Programs. An order form for the full set is provided.
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 CC (Concord Consortium) Library: Papers  Robert F. Tinker
From Robert F. Tinker, Director of the Educational Technology Lab of the Concord Consortium, a nonprofit, research and development organization dedicated to furthering the technology revolution worldwide through innovations in hardware, software, learning
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 Economic Research Service (ERS)  U.S. Department of Agriculture
This agency studies agriculture, food and nutrition, the environment, rural development, and international trade. Research reports, press releases, commodities reports, books, and other publications available online or for download in PDF format, with
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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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 Fibonacci Numbers and Nature  Ron Knott
Fibonacci and his original problem about rabbits that gave the series its name; the family trees of bees; the golden ratio and the Fibonacci series; the Fibonacci Spiral and sea shell shapes; branching plants; flower petal and seedheads; and the leaf
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 Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section  Ron Knott
Information about the Fibonacci series, including a brief biography of Fibonacci, the numerical properties of the series, and the ways it is manifested in nature. Fibonacci numbers are closely related to the golden ratio (also known as the golden mean,
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 FIRST STEP Online  Charles Onstad, Director
The Federal laboratories' Involvement in Research in Science and Technology for Science Teacher Enhancement (FIRST STEP) combined the expertise of research scientists and science teachers to bring actual research into middle school classrooms. Lessons
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 HillsdaleLenaweeMonroe Math and Science Center
From eastern Michigan, USA. Interactive sessions and information on water studies for high schools, including data collection on frogs and toads, a virtual marsh tour, water quality studies, TI calculator programs, and links to math/science sites.
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 Hydroponics Project Page  Holtz, Cooper; Levering School, Philadelphia, PA
A project plan for a seventh grade class that involves growing different hydroponic gardens and measuring and graphing the results. Included on this site are: project summary reports, pictures of the kids and the gardens, results chart, movie, standards
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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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 Making Predictions (SMILE)  Lucille Chambers, Lyman Trumbull School
A lesson designed to teach students at any level to classify and make predictions as they learn about ecology and plant life. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics
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 MendelWeb  Roger B. Blumberg
An educational resource for teachers and students interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, elementary plant science, and the history and literature of science. Constructed around Gregor Mendel's 1865 paper "Versuche
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 My First Garden  University of Illinois Extension
A garden site that deals with the planning of a garden: where it will be placed, what will be planted, and when planting will happen. Younger students use parts of the body to measure the depth of plantings or the distance between plantings. More information
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 Paso Partners: Integrating Mathematics, Science, and Language  Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
A twovolume curriculum and resources guide for K3 educators, designed to help teachers increase achievement of Hispanic children whose first language is not English. Preceding each complete unit in English is a Spanish version of background information
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 Science, Engineering, and Technology for Youth  eXtension
Lessons, news, articles, answers from experts, a glossary, and other science resources for young people. See especially Math in Child Care, which organizes suggestions for developing children's mathematical foundations into topics such as onetoone correspondence
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 U.S. Geological Survey  U.S. Department of the Interior
Scientific factfinding and research organization of the U.S. Dept. of the Interior; the principal source of scientific and technical expertise in the earth sciences within the U.S. Federal Government. Includes The Learning Web, where Teacher Developed
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