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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

 

HELPFUL WEBSITES FOR MATH

 

A+ PLUS MATH
http://www.aplusmath.com/
A fun site where kids grades K-8 can learn math interactively.  Sections: Game Room, Flash Cards, Homework Helper and Worksheets.  Excellent

 

 

AAA MATH
http://www.aaamath.com/
A huge site for basic math skills.  Set up by grade level or math topic.  Challenges and games.  Excellent

 

 

ALLMATH.COM – MATH SITE FOR KIDS
http://www.allmath.com/
A huge site with problems, calculators, converters, flash cards and more.  Sections: Math Tools, Flash Cards, Metric Converter, The Magic Square (game), Math Glossary, Multiplication Table, Metric Conversion Factors and lots of links.  Excellent

 

 

CALCULATION NATION – FREE ONLINE MATH GAMES              NEW!
http://calculationnation.nctm.org/
A colorful collection of math games for various grade levels.  Students become a citizen of Calculation Nation and can then play all the games.  “The games of Calculation Nation™ are organized around content from the upper elementary and middle grades math curriculum. By becoming a citizen of Calculation Nation™, your child or student will play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area — all while having fun.   Use the links below to learn more about each game and to find resources that you can use to help kids uncover the math concepts embedded in the games.”  Membership is free. Outstanding.  Excellent

 

 

COOLMATH.COM – AN AMUSEMENT PARK OF MATH
http://www.coolmath.com/
Calculators, games, worksheets, word problems and more.  Sections: Too Cool to Miss; Fractals; Math, etc.; Math Lesson, etc.; Coolmath Link Center; Fractions; Calculators; Graphing Calculators and more.  A fun site that helps kids in grades K-6 learn.  Excellent

 

 

CORNELL THEORY CENTER MATHEMATICS GATEWAY              NEW URL!

http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Services/Education/Gateways/Math_and_Science/mathematics.htm

A huge number of math links for teachers and students in grades 8 and up..  Excellent

 

 

ESCAPE FROM PLANET KNAB     
http://www.escapefromknab.com/
Escape from Planet Knab by correctly figuring savings from wages.  For grades 4-9.   Excellent

 

 

FACTOR GAME                               NEW URL!

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L620

A math game for grades 6-8.  “The Factor Game engages students in a friendly contest in which winning strategies involve distinguishing between numbers with many factors and numbers with few factors. Students are then guided through an analysis of game strategies and introduced to the definitions of prime and composite numbers.”  Excellent

 

FIGURE THIS! MATH CHALLENGES FOR FAMILIES
http://www.figurethis.org/index40.htm
A series of challenges for middle school students and families, all of which involve math.  Note: You must download the software to take the challenges.  Challenges include math computation, measurement, geometric shapes and more.  Includes Teacher and Parent resources in PDF format.  Excellent 

 

A GALLERY OF INTERACTIVE GEOMETRY              

http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/apps/gallery.html

Sections: WebPisces; Projective Conics; Build a Rainbow; Orbital Pinball; Quasi Tiler; Teichmuller Navigator; Kali; Integrator; and Unifweb.  For junior/senior high students.  Excellent

 

HANDLEY MATH PAGE
http://www.pen.k12.va.us/Div/Winchester/jhhs/math/mathhome.html
A high school level math page with extensive information.  Sections: Math Humor, Problem of the Week, Math Facts, Puzzles, Math Poems & Songs, Lesson Plans, and Math Quotes.  The lesson plans include Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics and Calculus Activities.  Excellent

 

THE INTERNATIONAL BOILING POINT PROJECT                           NEW!
http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/boilproj/index.html
“We have people all over the world boiling water! In the past we've had climbers on Mt. Everest, school children in La Paz, Bolivia and college professors in Cheyenne, Wyoming all participating in the project. The purpose of this project is to discover which factor in the experiment (room temperature, elevation, volume of water, or heating device) has the greatest influence on boiling point. Anyone can participate in this year's project. All you have to do is boil a bit of water, record a bit of information, and send it along to us to include in the database of results. Then, students can analyze all of the data to reach an answer to the question: What causes a pot of water to boil? It's that simple!” 
Excellent

 

 

THE MACTUTOR HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS ARCHIVE
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/
A collection of indexes of mathematics topics. For grade 7 and up.  Sections: Biographies Index, History Topics Index, Famous Curves Index, Mathematicians of the Day, and more.  Excellent

 

 

MANIPULA MATH
http://www.ies.co.jp/math/java/
A collection of almost 300 math applets for middle to high school students.  Sections: Middle School (Geometry), Trigonometry, Calculus, Vector, Complex Numbers, Conics, and Miscellaneous.  Excellent

 

 

MATH CATS – MATH FUN FOR KIDS
http://www.mathcats.com/
Fun math projects and activities for K-5.  Sections: Math Cats Explore, Math Cats Love Microworlds (projects), Math Crafts, Math Cats Art Gallery, Math Cats Attic and Math Cats Love Mail.  Excellent

 

 

THE MATH FORUM – DREXEL UNIVERSITY             NEW!
http://mathforum.org/
A gateway site to a vast amount of information on math for teachers and students at every level.  Includes problems, puzzles, forums, and more.  Several resources are listed individually on this site.  Excellent

 

 

MATH IN DAILY LIFE
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/
Math is used all the time in daily life.  This PBS companion site discusses the use of math in different situations.  Sections: Playing to Win, Savings & Credit, Population Growth, Home Decorating, Cooking by Numbers, The Universal Language, and Related Resources.  Excellent

 

 

MATH-KITECTURE – REAL LIFE MATH, ARCHITECTURE AND COMPUTERS    NEW URL!
http://www.math-kitecture.com/
 “Students can become architects in their mathematics classrooms. Math-Kitecture has a number of activities, including "Floor Plan your Classroom," which offer engaging ways for students to study mathematics by doing real-life architecture. Students learn estimation, measuring skills, proportion, and ratios by hand-drafting a floor plan of their classroom to scale.”  
Excellent

 

 

MATH MANIA MADNESS
http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Stu/rgonsalv/index.html
A collection of math-related sites.  Sections: Math World, Math E-Zine, Math Webquest, Site Assessment (assessment of math sites).  Excellent

 

                                                                                                      

MATH RESOURCES

http://www.suelebeau.com/math.htm An extensive collection of math links.  Excellent

 

 

MATH RESOURCES FROM SCORE

http://score.kings.k12.ca.us/additional.html

A page of math resources.  Excellent

 

 

MATH.COM – THE WORLD OF MATH ONLINE
http://www.math.com/
Homework Help, Ask an Expert, Practice, Calculators & Tools, Games, Store.  Includes: Basic Math, Everyday Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Calculus, Advanced Topics, Fractions, Decimals, Integers, Exponents, Inequalities, Percent’s, and Square Roots.  For K-12 Excellent

 

 

THE MATHS FILE GAME SHOW
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/index.shtml
Online Flash games for math.  Games include: Saloon Snap, Fish Tank, Planet Hop, Late Delivery, Train Race, Builder Ted and more.  Includes a Teachers section. Although they are no longer updating this site, the games still work. Excellent!

 

 

IXL Math Practice Online

http://www.ixl.com – first twenty problems are free each day – aligns with math standards – great website – used extensively by Council students

 

 

Timez Attack... A Video Game That Teaches Basic Math Facts

http://www.bigbrainz.com– fantastic for drill – FREE for helping students with facts – cost if you want to cover math common core standards

 

 

Khan Academy...

https://www.khanacademy.org/ - Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Create a free acount to get started

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