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ARCHIMEDES GEOMETRY at

shows geometry as a fun, visual, creative activity. Contains puzzles which can constitute a platform for reflection."

COUNT ON at

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

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).

“Pointless” fun with numbers such as PI expanded, the first 28,915 odd primes, and many more oddities.

GALLERY OF INTERACTIVE GEOMETRY at

Practice and play with interactive software for building rainbows, projective conics, and many more.

GOOGLE CALCULATOR at

Calculating with fun, large numbers.

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INTERACTIVE MATHEMATICS MISCELLANY & PUZZLES at

MATH COMICS AND CARTOONS at

A collection of humorous math-related comics and cartoons suitable for grades 6—12.

MATHCOUNTS at

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

by Andrej & Elena Cherkaev contains jokes about maths, theorems, puns, limericks, anecdotes, and links, etc.

MASTERWEB at

An on-line version of the game Mastermind.

MATHDEN: MATHEMATICS RESOURCE FOR THE HOME AND CLASSROOM at

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

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

This site focuses on the mathematics topic of colouring, complete with activities.

MURDEROUS MATHS at

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)

Build pseudo-robotic stick figures that can move and be tested under different conditions.

TOPOLOGY GAMES—JEFF WEEKS at

Enjoy some well-known games such as tic-tac-toe and chess in a different format. Give them a try!