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This site contains hundreds of pages of basic math skills, interactive practice, an explanation of the math topic on each page, several challenge games and randomly created math problems from K to 8. The site is arranged by grade level or math topic -- cool.
You or your students can receive instructions here on how to add or subtract using this ancient yet modern calculator. A good site to help you supplement your units on Asia or the ancient Aztecs.
ALGEBRA: IN SIMPLEST TERMS - http://www.learner.org/resources/series66.html
The Annenberg Foundation provides a total of 26 episodes in this "Algebra: In Simplest Terms" series that covers such topics as linear relations, the ellipse, rational functions, and geometric sequences. Narrated by Sol Garfunkel, the series uses practical examples as illustrations of various principles and axioms.NOTE: to watch the videos, visitors will need to fill out a free online registration form.
Dozens of colorfully illustrated pages with explanatory lessons and interactive practice games Using the Table of Contents, you can jump directly to one of ten chapters (such as Multiplying Fractions, Reducing Fractions and Comparing fractions) or start at the beginning (Basic Fractions) and use the Next Lesson link to continue through the site. My favorite clicks are the timed exercises you'll find at the bottom of each lesson page.
Click on flashcards on the left. Choose your operators (any combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.) Then choose what size operands (from ten up to a hundred) and if you want to keep score. Finally you have the option of AutoFlash, which will change cards automatically at a variety of speeds, from every two seconds up to every minute. This really keeps things moving -- and adds a bit of game show excitement! Also fun and games for other math related stuff.
BASEBALL REFERENCE - http://www.baseball-reference.com/
One of the hobbies that has taken root as an offshoot of our national pastime is the compilation of baseball statistics and mythology. Baseball reference is a fully searchable, one stop site that brings together all the facts, figures and lore fans crave. Here you will find everything from batting averages and career leaders to team profiles and birthdays. And the links to news, analysis and travel information makes this site as useful as it is fun. Have your students practice as they plan a week-long travel itinerary following their favorite team's schedule.
An amusement park of mathematics, this site has loads of lessons, activities, links and resources. Check out games at COOLMATH4KIDS at http://www.coolmath-games.com/
How do you know if your money is counterfeit or genuine? Visit this fun site and learn all about the security features on a banknote ... the bits that make them difficult to copy. Then take a look at your own money and decide for yourself.
This website from the UK has many areas for students to explore in the area of maths (mathematics). You can click X + Y Files, Puzzles, features describing mathematical tools, and many activities that appeal to students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Students in the UK can also participate in competitions.
ELEMENTARY PROBLEM OF THE WEEK - http://mathforum.org/sum95/ruth/elem.pow.html
Challenges elementary students with problems and encourages them to verbalize solutions. In conjunction with a companion project, registered students have their submissions answered by "Visiting Math Mentors" and also have the opportunity to become a mentor
FAMOUS PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS - http://mathforum.org/isaac/mathhist.html
The Math Forum offers this wonderful collection of timeless Math puzzlers such as The Bridges of Konigsberg, the Pythagorean Theorem and the properties of prime numbers. This is a great companion to the AIMs Historical Connections in Mathematics series.
FIBONACCI PUZZLES - http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibpuzzles.html
Your students can study sophisticated patterns, image and number puzzles based on Mathematics. Split into simpler and harder degrees of difficulty.
FIGURE THIS! - http://www.figurethis.org/
Figure This! is a series of fun problem solving challenges presented by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics that combines creative ideas with sound Math principles. About 40 challenges like How long would you have to wait if you were number 300? In Spanish and English.
CONVERSION - http://www.sisweb.com/math/general/arithmetic/fradec.htm
A handy reference on converting fractions to decimals. Fractions from 1/1 to 31/32 are neatly organized into a table showing their decimal equivalents.
FRACTIONS - http://www.surfnetkids.com/fractions.htm
"Do fractions make you sweat? Whether you are a student or a parent helping a student, I've found five sites that will take you by the hand and explain everything you've always feared you could never learn about fractions. Take a deep breath. Ignore the pop-up window." From Barbara Feldman.
Links to all sites about fractions. This is for 6th and7th grades, but the links will take you to links...etc.
Cynthia Lanius of Rice University presents this myriad of Math lessons ready to use with students. Check out Let's graph, Fun and Sun Rent-A-Car , the Million Dollar Mission and Geometry Online. Something for everyone.
GAME AQUARIUM - http://www.gamequarium.com/
Games and activities, videos, ebooks and printables are included in this in all subjects. Just scroll past all the ads to find the link you want. Every subject, every grade is included
GRAPHING IDEAS - http://www.fi.edu/qa98/me5/me5.html
Create graphs and charts from spreadsheets in various styles to reduce drawing and coloring and get right to the exercise of selecting, interpreting and querying data. (They use the Microsoft WORKS program in the computer lab for this activity.) You can use Appleworks spreadsheet or Excel.
HELPING WITH MATH - http://www.helpingwithmath.com/
If you are a parent who wants to help your child with math then HelpingWithMath.com is a web site for you. The math worksheets , the printable multiplication tables, the math charts, the multiplication games, and our other resources are completely free and easy to use.
HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS ARCHIVE - http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/index.html
Overview of the history behind the Math: Biographies Index, History Topics Index, Birthplace Maps, Mathematicians of the day, Anniversaries for the Year, a Famous curves JAVA index and Chronologies.
HISTORY OF TIMEKEEPING
From hourglasses to watches time is one of the most important parts of our lives. Check out this site with links to time.
HOODA MATH - http://www.HoodaMath.com/
Hooda Math is all about making math fun. Visit the games page to play math games which help reinforce math concepts. Watch a tutorial to learn math concepts. THIS IS A NEW, CUTE MATH SITE BY A MATH TEACHER.
LEMONADE STAND - http://www.coolmath-games.com/
Players must decide how much lemonade to make, how much to charge per cup, and how much to spend on advertising. This has been around a while and is tried and true. Lots of other games on this site too.
You can print out and copy onto card stock...pattern blocks, geometry shapes, Base Ten blocks, algebra, rods, attribute Blocks and more... Share with your math teachers.
MASTERING FRACTIONS IN MATH -
"Would you like one-third or two-fifths of the chocolate fudge cake at your friend’s birthday party? This is just one example of fractions. Be it homework, food, or play, fractions can help lots in our everyday lives!" Check out this site.
MATH ARCHIVES - http://archives.math.utk.edu/
Archives, searchable database, software, K-12 teaching materials and links.
MATH AND READING HELP FOR KIDS
Targeting 7th grade – this is a collection of top resources for parents and educators who work with students struggling in reading and/or math. Great to have handy when looking for resources to share
at conferences, in newsletters, and with colleagues.
Includes interactive activities requiring a free down load of MicroWorlds Web Player, an art gallery, math games, tessellations, and other things. Cute.
MATH CENTRAL - http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/
This site is in English and French: teacher talk, problem solving, bulletin board and resources.
MATH.COM - http://www.math.com/
Lessons and resources for math teachers of all ages. The references are very useful, such as English-Spanish Math Translations and the Glossary of Math Terms. You can generate Algebra Worksheets online, as are test prep for the SAT, ACT and more. Some links on this site are for registered (often paying) users, but there is much a math teacher to use with his/her classes.
Videos, study tips, step by step solutions, this site is neat, but hard to navigate because of the multitude of ads.
MATH FOR THE LEFT AND RIGHT BRAIN - http://www.ixl.com/?gclid=CL24jYirpKoCFQUHbAodpAk9Xw
For grades Pre-K to 8 there are activities for each grade level, 255 skills, and 20 practice problems. The State standards are listed for every state.. You can use some of the features free, or become a member.
MATH FORUM: PRE-K LESSONS - http://mathforum.org/teachers/pre-k/lessons-individual.html
Pre-Kindergarten and primary grades individual lesson plans.
FOR KIDS : A MEDIEVAL ADVENTURE IN PROBLEM-SOLVING - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4471/
Math and history? This website is for you. If you like medieval history and stories about knights, that is the theme for all the problems. So travel back in history and enjoy!
A free math help site featuring interactive lessons, homework hel, worksheets and forums. Over 400 pages of activities for students, teachers and parents. This is an award-winning site reviewed on television, radio and in major newspapers.
Another great site from the Annenberg Project, answers the question how do numbers affect everyday decisions? For those who hate math, check this out.
MATH IN THE MOVIES PAGE - http://world.std.com/~reinhold/mathmovies.html
A Guide to Major Motion Pictures with Scenes of Real Mathematics
MATH IS FUN - http://www.mathsisfun.com/timestable.html
This site has times tables practice, plus links to algebra, geometry, data, measure, puzzles, games and worksheets. All Free!
MATHEMATICS OF CARTOGRAPHY -
Well-done interdisciplinary tutorial on map making - not too heavy on the graphics either; from Rice University.
MATH MAGIC -
Challenges in each of four categories (k-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12) to trigger each registered team to pair up with another team and engage in a problem solving dialog. Superbly done
MATH MINI-LESSONS - K-5 - http://youth.net/cec/cecmath/math-elem.html
A neat listing of mini lessons for the math teacher, like Multiplication Bingo.
Basic math skills are explained very clearly in student tutorials, where students explain step-by-step how to solve unequal equations, algebra word problems and factoring polynomials. Homework assignments are available, as are study and test-taking tips. There are video snippets by Professor Freedman to explain some basic concepts such as additions and subtraction of signed numbers.
PROGRAMMING, AND BEYOND - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002581/
This ThinkQuest entry combines Math and Visual Basic programming to provide an exciting outer space simulation in which participants must choose to either save themselves or their entire space fleet from impending doom. The combination of Prealgebra and programming makes for a truly interactive experience that includes tutorials, quizzes and games. This could be an ongoing challenge in your class.
MEASUREMENT CONVERTER - http://www.convert-me.com/en/
Online calculator which can convert units of measurement for weight, capacity and volume, length, area, speed, pressure, temperature, circular measure and time. Simple to use. Ignore the flashing lights and don't by anything.
MONEY MATH EDUCATION - http://www.howtosavemoney.me/education/index.php
Choose a quiz, enter the answers and check…Create new problems. Your choice. The site has easy, medium and difficult quizzes. Interesting.
MUDD'S MATH FUN FACTS - http://www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts/
Hosted by the Math Department of California' Harvey Mudd College, Math Fun Facts offers a searchable database of all kinds of intriguing facts that connect Mathematical knowledge to all kinds of everyday applications. Like "Why an International Date Line?", "Sure Betting on Different Beliefs" and the "Ham Sandwich Theorem". Ideal for middle school math classes and above. Great!
Multiflyer is a fun online game developed to help anyone who is learning multiplication tables. It takes place in space and even sprinkles in learning about the planets. You can play it online, or register and receive a full downloadable version as well as downloadable interactive support tools. The game lets you figure out the answers, or you can turn off the table and wing it on your own. Simple, fun diversion to help reinforce multiplication skills. Other games on this site as well.
Is drill and practice the only way to learn the multiplication tables? The site offers some interesting answers. Check out Barbara Feldman's math links. Join her listserv.
Techniques, tips and secrets used by master teachers. Full of links to online activities, classroom games, and software. Choose the section for Teachers, Parents of Students. Also http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm Free interactive math games like Farm Freak Out where you help get the animals back in their pen, Cone Crazy where you scoop the correct ice cream to keep your customers happy., and Fish Shop where you keep the customers at the 'Fish Shop' happy by scooping out the correct fish.are designed to help students learn the times tables.
MULTIPLICATION: AN ADVENTURE IN NUMBER SENSE - http://www.naturalmath.com/mult/oldsite.html
Join in on the conversation between a student ("There are too many multiplication facts to memorize.") and a mentor ("If you want to know the multiplication table from 1 to 10, you may want to memorize 13 facts, at most. There are very easy tricks that will let you get the rest of the facts as fast as if you remembered them.") You'll learn which thirteen facts you need to memorize, and how to recall the rest of the multiplication table using fast mental arithmetic and number sense.
To multiply by nine on your fingers, hold up ten fingers ? If the problem is 9 x 8 you just put down your eighth finger and there is your answer: 72. If the problem is 9 x 7 just put down your seventh finger: 63. If you are multiplying 5 times an even number, halve the number you are multiplying by and place a zero after the number. Example: 5 x 6, half of 6 is 3, add a zero for an answer of 30. Toss your calculator. Learn these student-submitted tips for calculating times five, times nine and times eleven in your head.
MULTIPLICATIONTABLEPRINTABLE - http://www.multiplicationtableprintable.com/
NICK'S MATHEMATICAL PUZZLES - http://www.qbyte.org/puzzles/
It is a collection of puzzles ranging over geometry, probablility, number theory, algebra, calculus, and logic. Hints are provided along with the answers, fully worked solutions, and links to related mathematical topics. Many are elementary in their statement, yet challenging. New puzzles are to be added weekly.
MATH APPLICATIONS - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4116/
Here's a ThnkQuest Junior program that offers online experiences in appreciating real world Math applications. These activities are cross-curricular and cover music, science, social studies and playing the stock market. The material here is very intensive, but the design and presentation of the material is first rate andworth the effort for upper elementary and middle school students.
16,000 plus free worksheets, online (self-graded questions to doonline and print, or print worksheets for offline work.
CENTER - http://www.edgate.com/school_athletics/student/sporting_articles/
Play Ball! Teachable Science and Math Ideas about Baseball Educators, take a look at these sites to learn how you can use baseball to teach science and math. Students, check out these cool, sports-related activities.
SEQUENCES AND SERIES - http://www.surfnetkids.com/sequences_and_series.htm
Studied in first year algebra, "a sequence is an ordered list of numbers, and a series is the sum of the terms (the individual numbers) of a sequence." This site by Barbara J. Feldman has a neat list of websites that help the student see a pattern, including games.
SYMMETRY AND PATTERN: THE ART OF ORIENTAL CARPETS - http://mathforum.org/geometry/rugs/index.html
The study of symmetry offers one approach to analyzing patterns in Oriental carpets. Through symmetry analysis we may identify areas of pattern that exhibit expected repetitions, and areas that vary from that expectation.
Japanese artist Makoto Nakamura awesome animations; his tessellated birds fly, his tessellated fish swim, and his tessellated dancers dance. Visit Nakamura's Jigsaw Puzzles (link at the bottom of the page.) Here you will have a chance to reassemble tessellated cats, pigeons, gorillas and more. Each interactive puzzle is unique and intriguing in its own way. Having trouble? Click the pieces to rotate them.
QUEST STOCK GAME - INVESTING FOR KIDS - http://library.thinkquest.org/3096/61game.htm
Use real Wall Street quotes to invest and develop a hypothetical portfolio. .
THINKS.COM - http://thinks.com/
Puzzles, games and lots of materials to promote problem solving strategies
THRILLS AND CHILLS WITHOUT THE SPILLS -ROLLERCOASTER PHYSICS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL - http://www.angelfire.com/on2/thrillsandchills/
At this site create your dream roller coaster ride and test it in a virtual amusement park. Explore physics and math through a roller coaster design competition by building a working scale model. Compete on-line with other middle-school students. Also included is a scavenger hunt covering many different facts about roller coasters.
TESSELLATED - http://library.thinkquest.org/16661/
History, essential, mosaics, tilings, Escher, and "Beyond" - another nice site on these visual pattern puzzles
Forty-five tutorials on basic math.
A WALK THROUGH TIME - http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html
Department of Commerce Publication covers Ancient Calendars, Early Clocks, Timekeeping, The "Atomic Age" and World Time Scales.
WEBMATH - http://www.webmath.com/
An internet based math problem solver, equipped with an online "math-engine" that can instantly provide you with an answer to the particular math problem you may be working on. Just pick the type of math problem you are working on and you're off.
Here is a great opportunity to integrate your study of circles in geometry with your study on cartography. This site walks students through the math of circles and the corresponding azimuths used in cartography.
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Last Updated April, 2013