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Math Websites



Parent Mathematics Websites


Mathematics Resources in the BMS Library

Famous Mathematicians

You can also go to Biography Reference Center on and type in your Mathematician's name or Mathematicians for a list of mathematicians.


Famous Women Mathematicians
http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm

Female Mathematicians
http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Indexes/Women.html

Mathographies
http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/Math/MathFolks.html

Mathematicians at Math.com
http://www.math.com/students/mathematicians.html

Index of Mathematicians' Biographies at St. Andrews University
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html

Math Activites for Students

MathGames.com
http://themathgames.com/

Exploring the area of a triangle
http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=106

Math Central-- resources for teachers and students
http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/

Figure This! take the math challenge
http://www.figurethis.org/index.html

Purple Math ---for help with algebra
http://www.purplemath.com/

aaamath.com- math activities about many topics.

http://www.321know.com/
Math Playground

http://www.mathplayground.com/index.html
Links to specific lessons
Estimation

Estimating the number of cars in a parking lot.
http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L265

Grid it and Percent It
http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L249

Developing Number Sense

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L252

Professional Organizations
Illuminations Lesson Plans by the NCTM
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
AAAKnowMath
Education Planet
Math Forum from Drexel University
Mathworld
AllMath
Geometry and Measurement
Circles, Diameter, Radius and Pi
Tessellations
Translations, Reflections, Rotation

Data and Graphing Lessons
Alphabet Soup- Recognizing the Mean, Mode and the Median
Every Breath You Take
Eat Your Veggies- using a variety of graphs
Representing Data- applying data to real

world situations
Weather Watchers- stem leaf plots

Algebraic Reasoning- Patterns and Functions
Patterns that Grow
Two Problems that can be Solved in Several Different Ways
Sets and Venn Diagrams