Browsing previous knots in the braid
Below is a list of all the links collected by KaBoL since it first started in
1996, in reverse chronological order. If you are looking for something
specific, you might want to try our
"Working to combat Math Hysteria: All about the scares, scams, junk, panics, and flummery cooked up by the media, politicians, bureaucrats, so-called scientists and others who try to confuse you with wrong numbers."
A definitive list of puzzles, including solutions, categorised by subject area. In development since 1994 and still growing!
|Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics|
Very useful for any mathematics teacher, and a good reminder of some of those mathematical intricacies frequently taken for granted.
|Mathematical Lego Sculptures|
See some of your favourite shapes built in Lego: Andrew Lipson has the Mobius strip, the Klein bottle, a Costa surface and more.
A refereed archive of interesting geometric examples and visualizations. The models cover a broad range of mathematical topics from geometry, topology, and to some extent from numerics. Click on Models to see the full collection.
This website contains 20 different physics simulations, including springs and masses (various configurations), pendulums (single, double, chaotic), and roller coasters. You can move objects or change parameters like gravity, friction, etc.
|Gallery of Data Visualization|
This Gallery of Data Visualization displays some examples of the Best and Worst of Statistical Graphics.
|The probability/statistics object library|
The Probability and Statistics Object Library is an NSF-supported virtual library of web-based "objects" for teachers and students of probability and statistics. Click on the Applets link on the left to view a list of applets that have been built with these objects.
Various visualisations of the distribution of prime numbers.
|Teaching Math in America|
The National Museum of American History has an on-line version of its newest exhibition, Teaching Math in America: Slates, Slide Rules, and Software.
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