Fun and Interesting
The Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library
contains a Recreations category, with topics from the lighter side
of mathematics: field trips, fun for kids, humor, and math poetry.
The Library also offers collections of math games and math-oriented
Web Pages - Miami Univ. of Ohio with the NSTA
- Dragonfly Magazine publishes poetry, autobiographies, natural history essays,
humor, artwork, etc. Interdisciplinary explorations such as Small and Tall (watch
Danielle grow from 5 to 17 in 5 seconds) link math and science.
- San Francisco's museum of science, art and human perception. Online exhibits, cool
sites, archives, sport and science, and the digital library (the Exploratorium A-to-Z).
Visit the Exploratorium's Science of
Baseball, Science of Cycling,
Science of Hockey, and
- Cynthia Lanius
- Exploring fractals: Why study fractals? Making fractals: Sierpinski Triangle,
Sierpinski Meets Pascal, Jurassic Park Fractal, Koch Snowflake. Fractal Properties:
Self-similarity, Fractional dimension, Formation by iteration.
Educational, Online Games for Kids
- Interactive, educational math games for all ages.
Tutorials - Suzanne Alejandre
- Learn how to tessellate (somewhat in the style of the art of M.C. Escher)
using HyperCard for black and white and/or HyperStudio for color, ClarisWorks,
LogoWriter, the Geometer's Sketchpad, templates, or simple straightedge and compass.
and Geometry Software: Fun and Games - Jeff Weeks
- Java applets enhance Torus and Klein Bottle Games: Tic-Tac-Toe, Maze,
Crossword, Word Search, Jigsaw, Chess.
- Search the
Internet Mathematics Library:
- To see all middle school recreation sites, press the SEARCH button.
Looking for something specific? Type in a keyword,
choose a topic from the left-hand menu, and press the SEARCH button.