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2008

Interactives: Geometry 3D Shapes

by knann
This website offers motivational and interactive class activities to learn more about 3D shapes. It also shows how to calculate surface area and volume, as well as other mathematical properties about the 3D shapes. Specific topics include surface area and volume, platonic solids, Euler's Theorem, and several others. The Test Your Skills link provides an interactive quiz complete with photos, illustrations, and animations. The About This Interactive link provides standards, goals, lesson ideas, and more.

Cosmic Zoom

by knann (via)
This visual representation is to help give you an idea of the size and scale of the universe.(similar to the Powers of Ten site) Each image is 10 times bigger or smaller than the one that comes before it or after it. The numbers are written using exponential notation. This is a convenient way scientists use to write very large or very small numbers.

2007

Select Math

by knann
Math lessons for grades 6 - 12 aligned to standards and online manipulatives

Subject Matter Interactives

by knann
"Interactives" provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas.

MathSite: An Interactive Source for Seeing, Hearing, Doing Mathematics

by knann
The exhibits of the MathSite are intended for people of all ages who are interested in or are curious about mathematics. No specialized mathematical knowledge or expertise is assumed.

Math Presentations

by knann
Tons of PowerPoints ready for you to use in your K-5 or 6-12 Math class. Other subjects also available.

dy/dan » Blog Archive » Graphing Stories

by knann
Dan Meyer, a math teacher from Santa Cruz, CA. Dan used a videos of himself doing various things to teach graphing to his algebra students. The premise is simple: cross an arched bridge; descend a flight of stairs; all within a time frame that the students are shown. What would the graph of that look like in terms of elevation change over time? The lesson, which is downloadable, including the videos, is detailed at his blog here. You can download one, or all of the videos. Entire lesson is 45 minutes

TABULA DIGITA Dimenxian

by knann (via)
Tabula Digita is an educational gaming company focused on delivering innovative and effective educational games to students and institutions. The games have all of the action adventure fun associated with mainstream games while simultaneously providing an efficient learning environment to better prepare students for high stakes exams. Tabula Digita’s games can be used as stand alone teaching programs or they can be used to support and enhance conventional teaching methods and materials. Tabula Digita’s experiential learning systems are embedded in a stunning first person, action adventure video game format.

Kung Fu Angles

by knann
Practice describing the angle rotating around a circle ninja style

BBC - Mathematics Skillswise -

by knann
Excellent site for older students to practice math skills. Only drawback is that money uses the British pound currency.

2006

Kakuro - Cross Sums

by knann & 1 other
Hot on the heels of Sudoku comes Kakuro. Think of them as the mathematical equivalent of crosswords. Also known as Cross Sums or Kakro in Japan . A Kakuro consists of a playing area of filled and empty cells similar to a crossword puzzle. Some black cells contain a diagonal slash from top left to bottom right with numbers in them, called "the clues". A number in the top right corner relates to an "across" clue and one in the bottom left a "down" clue.

Factoring with Mr. Yang

by knann (via)
Learn about factoring expressions and equations and more with this comic series.

GeoGebra

by knann
GeoGebra is a free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for schools that joins geometry, algebra and calculus. It received several international awards including the European and German educational software awards. It is open sourced, can be web-based or installed locally. Very similar to Geometer's sketchpad.

Math Mnemonics Archive

by knann
Mnemonic: n. A device, such as a formula or rhyme, used as an aid in remembering. Provides a list of Memory aids for math formulas, concepts, operations, and more.

MathDEN: Mathematics Resource for the Home and Classroom

by knann
MathDEN assists teachers and students to develop individualized programs. At the same time, MathDEN can also be used very effectively as a collaborative tool. MathDEN's content is geared specifically for students age 12-18

2005

CuriousMath.com :: Math is an attitude

by knann & 1 other
Want to learn how to quickly square a number that ends in 5? Or how to tell if a number is divisible by 3? Or maybe you'd like to know why the number 153 in the Bible is such an interesting number? That's the kind of fun and fascinating math tricks and trivia you'll find here at CuriousMath.com.

Distance Time Graph

by knann (via)
This is an awesome resource for students learning about speed and distance time-graphs. Uses graphs synched with video of soccer/football players during a game.

WisWeb Math Applets Gr 7-12

by knann
Applets designed for middle school and beyond.

FedStats: Federal Government Kids' Page

by knann
These statistical agencies provide special webpages for kids in elementary through high school. The webpages include fun facts, games, project ideas, and career information.

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