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
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|The Numbers Guy|
Carl Bialik, The Numbers Guy, writes a "weekly column on how numbers are used and misused in the news, business and politics, for the Wall Street Journal Online." On this page you will find links to many of his articles.
Each week, Infinity Quick, the host of Math TV introduces a new mathematics problem suitable for middle school students.
The Online games available on this site, which may be of use to teachers, are designed for children from age 5 to 12. The site is the English counterpart of RekenWeb, a project of the Freudenthal Institute in Utrecht.
From the website: "Chance News reviews current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to give the general public a better understanding of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current news."
Mathcasts are screen movies of writing with a voice that focus on mathematics. Mathcasts can "help students learn, help teachers & students & others collaborate asynchronously, and do many more good things for all sorts of people." Topics range from the fourth grade level to calculus.
|NRICH - Enriching Mathematics|
The NRICH Project "started in 1996 and is based in both the University of Cambridge's Faculty of Education and the Centre for Mathematical Sciences." One of the activities of the NRICH Project is "publishing free mathematics enrichment resources for pupils of all ages, including discussion forums and a mathematics thesaurus" online.
|Mathematical Imagery by Jos Leys|
Jos Leys has made use of mathematical ideas, such as Kleinian groups, to produce stunning images. One may view his beautiful work by browsing the various galleries on his site.
This site is a "collection of modules that can be used in the studying or teaching of calculus." Topics include pre-calculus, limits and continuity, derivatives, applications of differentiation, integration, applications of integration, and sequences and series.
From the site: "The purpose of this page is to provide a source of information on all aspects of Mesopotamian mathematics. We explain the origins of mathematics in Mesopotamia from the earliest tokens, through the development of Sumerian mathematics to the grand flowering in the Old Babylonian period, and on into the later periods of Mesopotamian history."
On this site, David E. Joyce of Clarke University provides a nice introduction to hyperbolic tessellations. There is also a Java applet that lets you make hyperbolic tessellations of your own.
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