FUN WITH MATHS

ARCHIMEDES GEOMETRY at http://www.archimedes-lab.org/indexB.html
shows geometry as a fun, visual, creative activity. Contains puzzles which can constitute a platform for reflection."

COUNT ON at http://www.counton.org contains mathematical games, learning activities and resources from Pre-school through Primary School to the upper levels of Secondary School.

CLEVER GAMES FOR CLEVER PEOPLE
http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/~casy931/conway/games.html

Adapted from John Conway’s book On Numbers and Games, this site features classroom logic games for secondary and middle school students.

CODEBREAKING at http://members.aol.com/nbrass/biblio.htm gives a large number of books and references related to code breaking and its history & development.

COOLMATH.COM
http://www.coolmath.com

Designed “for the pure enjoyment of math,” this site contains mathematics lesson plans and links, organized by subject area (algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, and so on). It features fractals, puzzles, problems, and career information.

DO MATH at http://www.domath.org/
Do math. . . and you can do anything! This site, provided as a service by NCTM, is de signed to be a resource to parents of school children and community members.

FREUDENTHAL REKENWEB at http://www.fi.uu.nl/rekenweb
van die Freudenthal Instituut het uitstekende rekenkundige (getalle raaisels) en meetkundige speletjies (kyk-meetkunde, tessellasies, ens.) vir laerskool leerlinge in Nederlands. (Some of the mathematical games, puzzles and activities are also in English).

FUN WITH NUMBERS at http://newdream.net/~sage/old/numbers/
“Pointless” fun with numbers such as PI expanded, the first 28,915 odd primes, and many more oddities.

GALLERY OF INTERACTIVE GEOMETRY at http://www.geom.umn.edu/apps/gallery.html
Practice and play with interactive software for building rainbows, projective conics, and many more.

GOOGLE CALCULATOR at http://www.google.com/help/calculator.html
Calculating with fun, large numbers.

INTERACTIVE MATH
at http://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/java_vrml.html

INTERACTIVE MATHEMATICS MISCELLANY & PUZZLES at
http://www.cut-the-knot.com/content.html

MATH COMICS AND CARTOONS at http://www.csun.edu/~hcmth014/comics.html
A collection of humorous math-related comics and cartoons suitable for grades 6—12.

MATHCOUNTS at http://mathcounts.org/
MathCounts is a seventh and eighth grade mathematics competition, and this site includes information about the competition, a popular Problem of the Week, and a link to other websites that feature mathematics activities, games, competitions, and teacher resources.

MATH JOKES COLLECTION at http://www.math.utah.edu/~cherk/mathjokes.html
by Andrej & Elena Cherkaev contains jokes about maths, theorems, puns, limericks, anecdotes, and links, etc.

MASTERWEB at http://imagiware.com/masterweb/
An on-line version of the game Mastermind.

MATHDEN: MATHEMATICS RESOURCE FOR THE HOME AND CLASSROOM at http://www.actden.com
This is the home of the Digital Education Network, and MathDEN can be accessed from this site by clicking on the MathDEN icon and typing “guest” in both the Name and Password boxes. MathDEN provides the user with tips on learning mathematics, multiple choice mathematical problems at various difficulty levels, and links to other math websites including math puzzles, educational resources, and math software.

MAZES provide a rich source of mathematics and obvious links to graph theory. Check out http://www.mazes.co.uk/ or http://www.mazemaker.com/

The site MEGA MATHEMATICS has lots of interesting mathematical games, investigations and articles at
http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math
http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math/menu.html
Each smaller section contains activities, vocabulary, background information, big ideas and key concepts, evaluation, for further study, prep and materials, and NCTM (relation to Standards).

THE MOST COLORFUL MATH OF ALL at
http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/~casey931/mega -math/workbk/map/map.html
This site focuses on the mathematics topic of colouring, complete with activities.

MURDEROUS MATHS at http://www.murderousmaths.co.uk/
Author Kjartan Poskitt’s fun, magical site gives details of his books and characters, tricks, hints, activities, strange calculators and games to play on your computer. Learn maths in a fun hilarious way, though stimulating curiousity too!

SODA CONSTRUCTOR (ROBOTICS)
http://www.sodaplay.com
Build pseudo-robotic stick figures that can move and be tested under different conditions.

TOPOLOGY GAMES—JEFF WEEKS at http://www.northnet.org/weeks/
Enjoy some well-known games such as tic-tac-toe and chess in a different format. Give them a try!