Mathematics - Web Links

 

Exploring Mathematics on the World Wide Web

The following WWW addresses are locations which use and apply mathematics on the Internet. The locations have been categorized into areas related to communication, interactive sites, downloadable programs, accessing data, resources database, and miscellaneous fun. To view an activity, click on its corresponding address.

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Communication

Name Location (URL)
Ask Dr. Math http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/dr-math.html
Math Forum Tapped In http://www.tappedin.sri.com/
Davea Career Center http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/davea/curriculum/modules.html
Math Magic http://forum.swarthmore.edu/mathmagic/

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Interactive Sites

Name Location (URL)
Wolfram Alpha

http://www.wolframalpha.com

fractal activities http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/frac/
Pizza server
pizza activity (gr 9-12)
http://www.ecst.csuchico.edu/~pizza/pizzaweb.html
Cereal box problem http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/reese/cereal/intro.html
Birthday problem http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/reese/birthday/intro.html
Monty Hall problem
http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/LetsMakeaDeal.html 
Buffon's Needle
Approximation of Pi
http://www.angelfire.com/wa/hurben/buff.html
The Living Mathematics Project http://SunSITE.UBC.CA/LivingMathematics/V001N01/UBCExamples/java.html
Fractions thru geometry
Fraction activity
http://www.best.com/~ejad/java/patterns/patterns_d.shtml
http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Patterns
Interactive mathematics miscellany and puzzles http://www.cut-the-knot.com
Nim
Nim activity (sequences)
http://www.darkfish.com/nimskulls/nimskulls.html
Master Tools at the Shodor Foundationhttp://www.shodor.org/master/
Activities at the Shodor Foundationhttp://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/index.html
Quia! Math Games (middle school)http://www.quia.com/math.html
JavaSketchPad (Geometer's SketchPad)http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dynamic/java_gsp/
The Integrator (Mathematica)http://www.integrals.com/
Statistics 100http://www.stat.uiuc.edu/~stat100/cuwu/
Graphing Vector Calculatorhttp://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/vector_calculator.html
Virtual Reality: Modeling with Math, and a little Javahttp://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/java_vrml.html
Virtual Sound Waveshttp://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/play_a_piano.html
The Diet Problem (Linear Programming)http://www.mcs.anl.gov/home/otc/Guide/CaseStudies/diet/index.html
The Math Probe tools (K-8)http://www.mathresources.com/br_dict.html

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Downloadable Programs

Name Location (URL)
WinPlothttp://math.exeter.edu/rparris/winplot.html
Geometers' SketchPad archive http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sketchpad/sketchpad.html AND
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sketchpad/gsp.gallery/gallery.html
TI calculator programs and activities http://www.ti.com/calc/docs/resource.html
Buffon's Needle (approximation of Pi) http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/reese/buffon/buffon.html
Fastball Fractions http://www.dimensional.com/~janf/fastball.html
Mathematica WAVE project http://www.mathsource.com
Linear Regression
(Excel template)
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/patel/amar430/intro.html
Chi-Square (Excel template) http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/patel/chisquare/intro.html
Mathematical software index http://euclid.math.fsu.edu/Science/Software.html
The Image Warper http://www.cs.washington.edu/research/metip/software/warper.html
World Series Problem http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/hill/ev/seriesprob.html

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Accessing Data

Name Location (URL)
Automobile blue book
car project (grades 6-12)
http://www.edmunds.com/edweb/used/usedcars.html AND
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/malcz/bootstrap/INTRO.html
Daily Weather Reports
temperature project (gr. 5-9)
http://www.weather.com/twc/homepage.twc
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/meseke/temps.htm
Sports scores and statistics http://espnet.sportszone.com OR http://www.sportsline.com
Stock reports
stock project
http://www.stockmaster.com OR http://www.irnet.com
http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu:80/edu/RSE/RSEyellow/stockmarketmath.html
Population (US census)
Population (World Fact Book)
http://www.census.gov
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
Descriptive statistics activity http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/hill/dstat/dstatintro.html

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 Resources Database

Name Location (URL)
The Math Forum http://forum.swarthmore.edu/
K-12 Lesson Database http://archives.math.utk.edu/k12.html
Mega Math http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math/menu.html
Cynthia Lanius's Internet projects http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons/
Suzanne Alejandre's Internet projects http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/index.html
Math Forum Internet projects http://forum.swarthmore.edu/~steve/steve/mathprojects.html
Maths Net (from the U.K.) http://www.anglia.co.uk/education/mathsnet/
Online Math Applications http://tqjunior.advanced.org/4116/
FHS Precalculus study page http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Launchpad/2426/
Math dictionary/encyclopedia http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/math/
History of mathematics http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/mathhist.html AND
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/
Biographies of Women Mathematicians http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm
Natural Math http://www.naturalmath.com/
Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art & Science http://www.mathmuseum.org/Index.htm
Casio calculator activities http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~ucfcasio/casio.htm

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Miscellaneous Fun

Name Location (URL)
metacrawler search engines http://www.metacrawler.com/
Magic Square http://forum.swarthmore.edu/~morton/java/magpuz/MagPuz.html
Cryptarithms http://www.cut-the-knot.com/cryptarithms/st_crypto.html
Escher's art museum http://www.WorldOfEscher.com/
Harper's Magazine http://www.harpers.org/
Math Land http://www.maa.org/mathland/mathland_archives.html

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