**SOUTH AFRICAN & AFRICAN SITES
Michael de Villiers**

AFRICAN INSTITUTE for MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES SCHOOLS ENRICHMENT CENTRE (AIMSSEC)
aims at promoting & developing Mathematical Thinking, Problem Solving &
Technology in the Teaching & Learning of Mathematics. http://aims.ac.za

AFRICAN MATHEMATICAL UNION: COMMISSION ON THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS IN AFRICA
(AMUCHMA) – NEWSLETTER

http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/AMU/amuchma_online.html

AMESA CHALLENGE & MATHEMATICS WEEK at http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/

ASSOCIATION FOR MATHEMATICS EDUCATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (AMESA) at http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/AMESA/__
__The professional body for South African teachers of mathematics,
mathematics educators and mathematicians. Has information on subscription,
activities, conferences and publications.

CURRICULUM 2005 at:

http://education.pwv.gov.za
(Click on DoE Sites and then on Curriculum).

Also visit http://www.saqa.org.za

EASTERN CAPE SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH FORUM (ECSTEM) at http://www.ecstem.org.za

LIVING MATHS at http://www.livingmaths.com
runs a yearly Mathletics Olympiad for learners from Grades 1-7, and provides
other services.

MATHEMATICAL DIGEST at http://www.mth.uct.ac.za/~digest/

Aimed at mathematically talented SA school students and has stimulating,
interesting articles.

MATHEMATICS LEARNING & TEACHING INITIATIVE (MALATI)

http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/MALATI/
(Several papers, free curriculum materials, links & discussions)

MASTER MATHS at http://www.m2maths.com

Uses multi-media teaching via a computer-based programme and covers the South
African Mathematics Curriculum.

NATIONAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FORUM at http://www.nstf.org.za/

Encourages dissemination of information, resources, skills, etc. to promote
science & technology.

THE MATHEMATICS WEB ASSOCIATION at http://www.easymaths.org

SHAPES AND SIZES at http://www.shapesandsizes.co.za supplies
hands-on perspex materials for the Overhead Projector and Group Work.

SHOMA MATHEMATICS ON THE WEB at http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/shoma/

Contains JavaSketchpad sketches, JavaGraphing, Excel spreadsheets, Teaching
Notes, other applets, etc.

SOUTH AFRICAN AGENCY FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT (SAASTA) at http://www.saasta.org.za/

Includes National Science Olympiad, Science Lens Photographic Competition, etc.

SOUTH AFRICAN MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD (SAMO) at http://www.samf.ac.za/samo/

The premier mathematics competition in South Africa and neighbouring countries
and consists of a Junior (Grades 8-9) and Senior (Grades 10-12) Competition.
Includes past papers and many links around the world.

SASOL SCIFEST at http://www.scifest.org.za

Site of the Annual National Science Festival in Grahamstown.