Scavenger Hunt for

Mathematics Resources on the Web

 

Site 1.  Math Forum K-12 Geometry

Go to http://www.askdrmath.com/geometry/k12.geometry.html 

 

  1. Choose a subject under Math by Subject and find a listing of available software.
  2. Within the same subject find three internet projects that you like.

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  1. Find the problems and puzzles listing under Classroom Materials and choose two

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Site 2.  Math.com  The World of Math Online

Go to  http://www.math.com/  

 

A.     Choose a subject under Hot Subjects and explore it.

B.     Choose the Calculators and Tools tab to see the quadratic calculator

C.     Choose the Games tab and look through some of the math games. 

List your favorites.

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Site 3.  Coolmath.com  An amusement park of mathematics…and more!

Go to  http://www.coolmath.com/

A.     Check out the Teachers section of the site and list something that you liked.

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B.     Read through some of the parents resources to see what you find.

C.     Go to Spike’s Game Zone and try a couple of the games.  List three that you tried.

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Site 4.  Lines and Slope

Go to  http://www.forum.swarthmore.edu/cgraph/cslope/

  1. Read the section on Graphing Lines and see how the process is explained.
  2. Go to the Slope-Intercept section to see how this is described in the exercise.

Write down how the slope intercept is taught in this lesson.

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  1. Read the For Adults portion of the web page to see what grade level this lesson is recommended for. What level is it targeted towards?

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Site 5  State of South Dakota Math Content Standards

Go to  http://www.state.sd.us/deca/ContentStandards/math/index.htm

  1. Go to the view standards on line page and choose Grades 9-12.   Read the standards for a course that you teach and look for any standards that you think we should so a better job of covering. List a few if you find any.

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  1. Go back to the Introduction page and choose Goals.  List two goals.

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      C.   Read through the rationale for the goals of the classes that you teach.