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Have Fun with Living History - Free streaming history videos & activities

American history is best served hot and there are lots of ways to warm up to it. At HFwH, we bring free streaming video, interactive presentations, and links to many other resources to bring history alive. Go a step beyond the social studies or history classroom and use all your senses to connect with American History through audio, video, and living history.


InterMath / Dictionary / How to Use

The Interactive Mathematics Dictionary is a dictionary for middle school students.Description - Provides the term, definition and examples of the term. Related Terms - Provides related terms to term that was selected.Everyday Examples- Provides a model or picture of how or where the term is used in every day life. Interactive Checkpoints - Interactive problems related to the term.More Information - Provides links to explorations and historical information on related Internet sites. Challenge - Provides a link to the InterMath web site challenge that corresponds with the term.


Math resource of video clips devoted to mathematics learning! Students call in to the tv host with a math problem. Together the problem is solved step-by-step.


This Web site is about careers. Not just the interesting ones other people have, but the ones YOU can have. Don't know where to start? Well, dive right in and: EXPLORE many different areas, not just the ones that seem obvious. THINK about what you enjoy. See where it leads you. EXPERIENCE lots of ideas.

Middle School Resources for Excel

Lesson plan ideas for using Excel accross the curriculum with a special emphasis on math.

Scientific Calculator Lessons for Middle School Math

74 page pdf manual with step by step instructions for math lessons using a scienrific calculator.

Math Forum: Suzanne Alejandre: Math Lessons

Lots of resources for each mathematics strand


The Broken Calculator

Use the broken calculator to solve your math problems in a creative way. Can you add 2+2 if the addition key is broken? Sure about (3*2)-2 . The answer is the same! Create some challenges for you, your friends, and teachers!

CountOn - The Rules of Sudoku

The rules of the game are simple: each of the nine blocks has to contain all the numbers 1-9 within its squares. Each number can only appear once in a row, column or box. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.

Absurd Math:Pre-Algebra from Another Dimension

Absurd Math is an interactive mathematical problem solving game series. The player proceeds on missions in a strange world where the ultimate power consists of mathematical skill and knowledge.

Middle School Madness: Problems of the Week Archive

Challenging math problems for you to solve. Email your answer to find out if you are right!

Enriching Mathematics

Activities to explore and engage with mathematical ideas. Provides challenging activities which provide students with opportunities to develop their mathematics.

A Creative Encounter of the Numerical Kind

After researching place value and numeration systems, students create a base-4 numeration system for a primitive alien tribe.

Searching for Solutions WebQuest

This web-based unit will introduce students to strategies and real-life practice activities for applying problem-solving skills. Students will investigate real problems through a variety of websites and group activities.

Discovering the Value of Pi

The students will measure the diameter and circumference of many circles and will estimate their relationship. By doing so, they should discover the approximate value of pi. By discovering it on their own they should feel rewarded and gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental concept of pi.

Problem Solving with Pentominos

Pentominos are the names of shapes created by 5 squares connected together. The objective of the puzzle is to place all pentominos inside the square after marking 4 boxes to remain empty.

Math Through Culture:Culturally-Situated Design Tools

Many cultural designs are based on mathematical principles. This software will help students learn standards-based mathematics as they simulate the original artifacts, and develop their own creations.

NCTM : Illuminations Lessons

Interactive Math tools for grades for K-12. Accompanied by lesson plans and NCTM standards

Up to One

Type the fraction which when added to the other two fractions brings the total to one whole. Paper and pencil may be needed. Click the refresh button to get a new problem.

Math Continuum

Video tutorials and interactive activities with audio. Strands include: Numbers and Operations, Patterns and Relations, Geometry, Statistics and Probabiity Activities - Adding and subtracting Fractions, Fractions and Equivalent Fractions, Fractions, Multiply & Divide, Percent., Equations, Pattern Puzzles, Area


This activity can be used to:recognize and explore the properties of tessellations, identify and examine symmetry in geometric figures,describe, and classify polygons, examine the role of mathematics in society and nature

WisWeb Math Applets Gr 7-12

Applets designed for middle school and beyond.

Illuminations Selected Web Resources Gr 6-8

Quick click to high quality web resources standards-based for middle school math

Cynthia Lanius' Lessons: All About Ratios

The "All About Ratios" activities are designed to introduce ratios in a concept-building way. The activities can be done on computers with Internet access or printed.

MissionAlgebra Gr 6, 7 8

This set of standards-based classroom examples aims to capture exemplary practices in the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics.