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10Ticks Grades 6 to 12

This is an unusual “maths” site geared to British standards. American users will be particularly interested in the games and oddities sections, both of which offer collections of number-related activities ranging from a biorhythm calculator to a prime number identifier and more. This is a great site for those who like to play with numbers.
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21st Century Problem Solving Grades 1 to 12 NCTM

Users will gain the advantage of a logical, consistent approach to problem solving that applies across the curriculum and at all grade levels. The problem solving methods shown in these pages rely on meaningful use of mathematics that actively engage the student, individually or in groups, directly in the problem solving process. This produces not only reliable problem solving skills but also a genuine appreciation of mathematics. This site helps students discover problem solving using a step by step process – as an enriching experience. The math problems are separated by type of math, and what equipment you may need (such as a graphing calculator).
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A Brief History of Algebra and Computing: An Eclectic Oxonian View Grades 7 to 12 Oxford University

A comprehensive history of algebra and other mathematics functions. Includes a link to biographies of women mathematicians. Created by Oxford University.
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A View from the Back of the Envelope Grades 6 to 12

Have you ever struggled to give a student an example that demonstrates how big big can be, or how small small things are? Here’s an eclectic collection of demonstrations and jottings that let students compare both the vast and the minute.
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AAA Math Grades 3 to 12

This site offers a collection of interactive drill and practice exercises listed by grade level and topic area. The interactive features are attractive, though the drills simply give users the correct answer if they enter the wrong answer. For those who need the practice, these exercises could be useful.
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Absolute Value of a Linear Function Grades 11 to 12 Explore Math

This math activity, designed for advanced math classes such as 11-12 grade introductory calculus, allows students to compare various graphs in the slope-intercept form. This is a good hands-on activity that allows students to visualize absolute value.
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Associated lesson plans are available to registered users of ExploreMath.com


 
Absolute Value of a Quadratic Function Grades 11 to 12 Explore Math

This math activity, designed for advanced math classes such as 11-12 grade introductory calculus, allows students to compare graphs including absolute values for quadratic functions. This hands-on activity will help students to visualize the concept of quadratic function with and without absolute values.
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Associated lesson plans are available to registered users of ExploreMath.com


 
AIMS Puzzle Corner Grades 4 to 12 AIMS Education Foundation

Puzzles are highly motivational tools that capture the imaginations of students. To infiltrate the classroom with a vibrant brand of problem solving, this site offers a tantalizing educational bait-and-hook in the form of a new puzzle each month. Clearly illustrates puzzles and solutions.
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Albert Einstein Biography Grades 6 to 12 American Institute of Physics

From the American Institute of Physics – This page offers a commemorative biography of Einstein which highlights both his life and his contributions to the study of physics. Good term paper material written from a scientific perspective.
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Algebra I: Graphing linear equations Grades 8 to 10 Bremen High School

This interactive tutorial was created as a graduate project and covers twelve different topics of Algebra I graphing, beginning with basic ordered pairs. Students complete the activities online and are tested as they go along, with instant feedback. There are also quizzes and puzzles to accompany the material. Great for reinforcement and review. Students can also use the program as a “plotter” for their own math problems.
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Algebra Word Problems Grades 7 to 12

Here is one teacher’s collection of problems perfect for “problem of the day” or independent study for students who want extra practice.
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Area Probability (Throw Darts!) Grades 7 to 11 Explore Math

This math activity, designed for lower level math classes such as 8-10 grade upper algebra, allows students to manipulate the area of a circle and a rectangle to determine probability. This is a good hands-on activity that students will enjoy and will help them see the relationship between area and probability
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Associated lesson plans are available to registered users of ExploreMath.com


 
Balanced Assessment in Mathematics Grades 1 to 12 Harvard University

Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education offers this collection of downloadable mathematics assessment tools for grades K-12. This collection includes a number of technology-based tools. Each assessment is a Word document. Users should note that these are intended for preview purposes.
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Bamdad’s Math Comics Grades 4 to 12

Looking for a discussion starter? Try this international collection of popular cartoons that mention or discuss math. The utility of this material is likely more motivational than instructional, but your students will enjoy knowing that math can be both fun and useful.
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Baseball Statistics Menu Grades 6 to 12

This section from the Baseball Almanac offers definitions of some of the more common – and also more obscure – offensive, defensive, and pitching statistics. Lots of possibilities here: let students create formulas from the definition, compare stats for their favorite teams, etc., etc.
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Brain Teasers Grades 1 to 12


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Calculus Help Grades 9 to 12

What it says is what you get, but there are lots of calculus-related activities and resources at this site created by a math teacher. The site offers a problem of the week – with the solution the following week(!) as well as “fun stuff” involving calculus. This could be a useful site for students whose motivations range from mere survival to extended study.
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Calculus Resources On-line Grades 9 to 12

This site contains information and links about calculus. A majority of the sites listed are links to other calculus courses taught at the university level. Includes a list of calculus-related software and shareware.
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Calculus Review Grades 11 to 12 San Jose State University

The title says it all. This is a college level calculus review that could be useful for high school seniors taking AP exams, or for students who need a refresher before finals.
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Cast Your Vote! Grades 6 to 12 CPB/Annenberg

This is an introduction to statistics from the Annenberg Center’s collection of web lessons. Its basis is a look at political polls and their actual meanings. Written at an introductory level, it provides basic discussions of sampling, probability, and reporting error. A good background for any study of statistics or election polling.
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