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Mathematics Lessons

This is a great collection of mathematics lesson plans for a variety of grades and math subjects. There are complete lessons for algebra, calculus, and geome

Grade Level: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Geometry Junkyard

The Geometry Junkyard has a large "junk pile" of links on the subject of geometry. A lot of it may be too advanced for a regular high school class, but there is definitely plenty that can be used. This could be a great place to let advanced students explore.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12


Algebra Online

Algebra Online is a free service created to give students parents, and educators an opportunity to communicate. The site offers private tutoring, live chat, a message board, and a bibliography of texts.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12


MathMagic

MathMagic is a project that pairs up teams of students over the Internet to solve math questions. This site has four grade level categories: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. The math problems are challenging and stimulate meta-cognition and other higher level creative thinking skills.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Mrs. Glosser's Math Goodies

Mrs. Glosser's Math Goodies features interactive math lessons with a problem solving approach. You'll also find a set of discussion groups, puzzles, homeschooling support, homework help, and more!

Grade Level: 5,6,7,8


MathMol K-12 Activity Page

MathMol is a fascinating starting point for K-12 students and teachers interested in the field of molecular modeling and its application to mathematics. This high-tech site includes a set of hypermedia textbooks for grades 3-12, image libraries of both 3-D geometric and molecular structures, plus tutorials and reviews.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Math Stories

Do you tire of writing math word problems or looking for new ones? Check out Math Stories for a treasure trove of ready-to-print worksheets filled with well-written math story problems.

Grade Level: 1,2,3,4,5


Math Lessons That Are Fun! Fun! Fun!

Here is a great site to get ideas to jazz up your math lessons. The activities cover a wide range of mathematical concepts and are usable with a variety of grade levels. Many of the activities are made to be done in the classroom and include downloadable support materials such as graphing paper. Many are group activities that involve an entire classroom to find the answers. Others are more suited to individual or online explorations.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Math in Daily Life

This site explores important mathematical concepts as they apply to everyday life. It is a part of the Annenberg/CPB Project Exhibits Collection. It gives students a reason to learn about probability, exponential growth, and ratios in a practical way that will make sense to them. Whether they choose to buy or lease a car, redecorate a house, save for retirement, cook up a gourmet meal, or place their bets, math will affect the decisions they make.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12


Harcourt Animated Math Glossary

This is a complete online dictionary of math terms. From addition to zero properties, this site defines every mathematical term students may encounter from kindergarten through eighth grade. Best of all, the definitions are animated to explain concepts in a fun way. Students will enjoy using this reference tool while learning math.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8


Mr. Pitonyak's Pyramid Puzzle

Have you ever wondered how the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids and what the costs of such a venture would be today? Mr. Pitonyak's Pyramid Puzzle offers students the opportunity to answer those questions and more while practicing math skills such as determining area and volume and estimating.

Grade Level: 6,7,8


Figure This! Math Challenges for Families

This site, sponsored in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation, presents intriguing and challenging math activities that families can do together.

Grade Level: 6,7,8


Cool Math

Whether you need to practice your math skills or just have some fun, Cool Math is the place to go. The interactive games are sure to have the younger set engaged for hours.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Newton's Window

According to Newton's Window, "This site tackles the problem of learning math and offers real help." The purpose of the site is to "bring you into mathematics and make you want to stay."

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Professor Freedman's Math Help

Math Help offers math tutorials created by students, math assignments, study skills and test-taking tips, and links to free tutors.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12


Explore Math

Explore Math features interactive multimedia activities that cover topics from beginning algebra to pre-calculus.

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Linear Algebra Toolkit

The Linear Algebra Toolkit from Old Dominion University provides practice in basic linear algebra procedures.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12


Math.com: The World of Math Online

Math.com: The World of Math Online is chock full of everything to do with math from the most basic to advanced topics. It includes homework help, calculators, games, practice, and much more.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Aunty Math

The site offers challenging problems right from the life of Aunty Math, her niece Gina, and nephews Barney and Danny. Every other week, Aunty Math presents a new problem solving challenge, correlated to N.T.C.M. Standards, that encourages children to use their thinking skills.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5


A Maths Dictionary for Kids

A Maths Dictionary for Kids, by Jenny Eather, is a site rich with math definitions, examples, and activities. The site is alphabetically arranged with a list of math terms for each letter. When you choose the term you want to learn about, it appears in a box on the right, usually along with working examples or activities to demonstrate the concept.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Calculus-Help.com

Calculus-Help.com was developed by a calculus instructor to provide additional help for his high school students. Since its development, it has expanded to provide practice and help for college students in addition to advanced high school math students. The site offers two weekly problems -- one considered to be at a College Calculus 2 level and the other a slightly lower level problem. The following week, the solutions to the problems are shown -- complete, detailed, easy-to-understand, plain English answers, according to the site. There are also some tutorial modules being developed to walk students through the subjects like a personal tutor.

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12