Summer Math

PROGRAMS WITH FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS
PROGRAMS WITH A FEE
MATH FACTS
BIG IDEAS TEXTBOOK
LESSONS BY TOPIC
VIRTUAL MANIPULATIVES
MATH GAMES

INTERACTIVE

MORE



PROGRAMS WITH FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS


Continue to use your Khan Academy account over the summer to complete the mission for your grade level 
(If you don't have an account, you can create one for free): 
https://www.khanacademy.org/

SumDog Games - Free subscription:

https://www.sumdog.com/




College Board + Khan Academy

Official SAT Practice




Alcumus is Art of Problem Solving's Innovative Online Learning System!

ALCUMUS offers students a customized learning experience, adjusting to student performance to deliver appropriate problems and lessons. 
Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities. 
(Create a free account)




PROGRAMS WITH A FEE


ALEKS...Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. Already have an ALEKS account?  Log in here: www.aleks.com/  

(Subscriptions available $19.99 per month with a multiple month discount or family discount): 

www.aleks.com/buy_aleks_now


·  Elementary levels 3-6 

·  Middle School courses 1-3

·  High school courses through pre-calculus 

·  Only offers students topics "ready to learn"

·  No guessing; students must fill in the blanks

·  Priceless practice using online math tools

·  Individualized assessment and learning

·  Detailed progress monitoring on student mastery

·  Quick Tables - Math Fact Mastery Program



IXL (10 free problems per subject per day or subscription available):

https://www.ixl.com/math/








BIG IDEAS TEXTBOOK

Big Ideas Math - Common Core 2014 - Green Book Big Ideas Math - Common Core 2014 - Red Book Big Ideas Math - Common Core 2014 - Blue Book


         6th grade                                     7th grade                                  8th grade

        Green Book                                  Red Book                                 Blue Book


Log in at   http://www.bigideasmath.com/students/   or choose "Easy Access Home Edition"




LESSONS BY TOPIC



LearnZillion:

https://learnzillion.com/wikis/73936-math-instructional-videos-full-collection/




CoolMath Lessons:

http://www.coolmath.com/




Math Playground





Hotmath - All topics - written lesson for each:

http://hotmath.com/hotmath_help/topics/index_hotmath_review.html




Brainpop - some videos are free; password available from media center or by email.



NRICH enriching mathematics
UK Key Stage 3 & 4 = US Grades 6 - 10
UK Key Stage 4 & 5 = US Grades 11 & 12




VIRTUAL MANIPULATIVES

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - AWESOME:




Math Literature for Kids:

http://rmillerpps.blogspot.com/p/math-literature.html



Pixar in a Box: A collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy. Sponsored by Disney. 

https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar





INTERACTIVE

SUDOKU:

Learn to Play Sudoku:





Interactive Mathematics (Applets & Java Programs)


Interactive Mathematics Activities:
www.cut-the-knot.com/Curriculum/index.shtml


Earth Math - Tool Chest - Computation, Instructional, & Experimentation Applets:
http://earthmath.kennesaw.edu/main_site/tool_chest.htm

The Interactive Library:
Wis-Web Applets - Specializes in Algebra courseware on linearity:
www.fi.uu.nl/wisweb/en

A Gallery of Interactive Geometry:

Algebra & Geometry Activities:
http://hotmath.com/learning_activities/

Manipula Math Applet Collections:
www.ies.co.jp/math/products

Activities from Illuminations including the Isometic Drawing Tool:

Math Tools from the Math Forum:


Mathematics WWW Virtual Library - Florida State University:
www.math.fsu.edu/Virtual/index.php?f=4

Ron Blond's Applets:


M2T2 applet links:

Graph Creator - Choose Bar, Line, Area, Pie, or Coordinate:
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - AWESOME:


On-line Utilities & Software for Finite Mathematics & Calculus:

Geometry Applet Gallery:
www.saltire.com/gallery.html

Shodor Education Foundation - Activities:
PBS TeacherLine Interactives:

Online Tools - Scroll Down:

Interactive 15 by 15 Multiplication Table:

Java Applets on Mathematics:





CHALLENGES

Building Number Sense One Day at a Time:
http://www.estimation180.com/


Cool Math Site of the Week (week):
Levering's (Monthly) Puzzling & Perplexing Problems:
www.fi.edu/school/math/index.html

Mathematicians Who Were Born or Died on this Day (day):

Math Counts Problem of the Week (week):
Problems of the Week (week):
www.mathforum.com/pow

Maze Works - Daily Chess Problem (daily):
www.mazeworks.com/chessprb/index.htm

Nrich Problem (month):

Set game (day):

Geometry from the Land of the Incas - Choose Quizzes & Puzzles:

AIMS Puzzle Corner:

Ambleside Primary School's Math Quizzes & Puzzles:

Amby's Brain Games & Thinking Enhancers:

Amby's Brain Teasers & Puzzles:

Archimedes Laboratory - Puzzling & Mental Activities:

The Puzzling World of Barry R. Clarke - Brainteasers & Puzzles:
http://barryispuzzled.com

Planetarium - A Story-Puzzle:
www.beholder.co.uk/planetarium/help.html

A Very Cool Type of Online Jigsaw Puzzle:
www.brl.ntt.co.jp/people/hara/fly.swf

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany & Puzzles - Scroll Down:
www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/index.shtml

Cyberkids Brain Teasers:
www.cyberkids.com/fg/bt

A Lifetime's Supply of Cryptarithms:
http://full.cryptarithmania.com/index.html

A Magic Square using the numbers 0-15 - 
"In this puzzle the goal is to have the total of each row and column 
to be equal to 30. Click on a piece to pick it up and click again to drop it.":
www.dubster.com/math

Jo Edkin's Maze Page:

I Love Maths:

Jig Saw Doku - Just like Sudoku, but it only uses 1-6 
in each rectangle instead of 1-9:
Jig Zones Jigsaw Puzzles - 
Including Disney Puzzles - Choose 6 to 247 pieces:


Puzzles from the Exhibitionists:
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/nof/maths

The Triangle Puzzle:
www.loisterms.com/lois22.htm

Operations Research Puzzles; Logic Puzzles; Probability Puzzles; 
Counting Puzzles; Decypher; Puzzle Links; German Puzzle Links; 
Math Puzzle Magazines; Arithmetical & Analytic Puzzles; 
Floor & Ceiling Puzzles; Whole Number Puzzles; 
Mechanical Puzzles (Jumping, Moving, Sliding Puzzles); Packing, 
Covering, & Dissecting; Geometric Puzzles; Topological Puzzles; 
Information Puzzles; Mathematical Competitions; Puzzle Contest; 
Combinatorial Puzzles; Algebra Puzzles; Lateral Thinking Puzzles; Other Puzzles:

The Math Forum - Number PuzzlesMath Line PuzzlesCritical Thinking Puzzles, & an archive of questions & answers that may be of interest to puzzle enthusiasts: 
http://mathforum.org/k12/mathtips/math.puzzles.html

Math Puzzles & Games - just keeping scrolling for many options:

Math is Fun – Puzzles:

Maths Net Puzzles - includes an Acronym Puzzle:

Math Puzzles:


MazeWorks - English 16, Fiver, Peg Solitaire, Sliders, Tower of Hanoi, & MazeGen:


Puzzles & Problems:

Mount Everest Math Puzzles:

Brain Teasers from PedagoNet:

An entire site of puzzles - Puzzle Playground is great:
www.puzzles.com

The Ultimate Puzzle Site:

Puzzle Parlor menu:

Brain Teasers & Puzzles:
http://puzzling.caret.cam.ac.uk

Nick's Mathematical Puzzles:

Samurai Sudoku - Five over-lapping Sudoku grids:

Brain Boosters - Categorized Archives - 
Catagorization, Lateral Thinking, Logic, Number & Math Play, 
Reasoning, Spatial Awareness, & Word & Letter Play:
Math Puzzles for Kids - Jigsaw Puzzles - Scroll Down:

Melting-Pot Math – Scroll down for problems & countries:

Internet Math Challenge Puzzles:

Sudoku - online version - check progress option - 
can choose to put two numbers in a square until you're sure which one is correct - 
easy, medium, hard, or evil levels:
www.websudoku.com

Interactive Fun Puzzles:
www.vtaide.com/png/puzzles.htm

Donald Duck in MathMagicLand (30 min):
http://bit.ly/nOi4bC

Brainpop Math Movies:
http://www.brainpop.com/educators/community/bp-topic/?brainpop-subject=math


COOL MATH THINGS TO READ


A Series of Articles, One Per Month, Explaining the Math in a News Article - 
Author is Mathematician John Allan Paulos:
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/WhosCounting

A History of Teaching Math in the U.S.
www.americanhistory.si.edu/teachingmath/index.htm

Mathematical Puzzles in Fantasy Games:
www.amsta.leeds.ac.uk/~pmt6jrp/personal/tms.html

Fermat's Last Tango – A Musical about Mathematics:
www.claymath.org/publications/Fermats_Last_Tango


Native American Geometry:
www.earthmeasure.com

History Topics Index - 
Mathematics in Various Cultures & Mathematical Topics:

Index of Biographies of Mathematicians:
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html
MathApplications – Real Applications of Real Mathematics -  
Registration not Required to Browse:
www.k12.hi.us/~mathappl/index.html

Mathematical Association of America – Career Profiles:
www.maa.org/careers/index.html

Platonic Realms Minitexts – Scroll down for The History of Infinity:
www.mathacademy.com/pr/minitext/infinity/index.asp

Math Quotes – Browse by Topic, Author, or Phrase:

Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics:
http://mathforum.org/isaac/mathhist.html

PI Day:

The Mathematics of Cartography:
http://math.rice.edu/%7Elanius/pres/map

Math Mistakes Website - 
"A site dedicated to the listing of mathematical mistakes made 
over and over by advertisers, the media, reporters, politicians, 
activists, and in general many non-math people.":
http://members.cox.net/mathmistakes

The Erdos Number Project – Based on the work of mathematician Paul Erdos:
www.oakland.edu/enp

Tutorial - An Introduction to the Works of Euclid with an Emphasis on the Elements:
www.obkb.com/dcljr/euclid.html

Plus Magazine ... Living Mathematics:
www.pass.maths.org.uk

Mathematical Constants by Steven R. Finch:
http://pauillac.inria.fr/algo/bsolve/constant/constant.html

Building Big - Geometry in Action:
www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/sitemap.html

NOVA Archive - Math & Physics:
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/archive/int_phys.html

Fermat's Last Theorem & Andrew Wiles:
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/proof

A Walk Through Time – 
The Evolution of Time Measurement Through the Ages:
http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html

Article – The Magical Mathematics of Music:
http://plus.maths.org/issue35/features/rosenthal/index.html

The Dance of Chance:
http://polymer.bu.edu/museum

The History of Mathematical Symbols:
www.roma.unisa.edu.au/07305/symbols.htm


Mathematics on The Simpsons:
www.simpsonsmath.com

Snopes.com – The Unsolvable Math Problem:
www.snopes.com/college/homework/unsolvable.asp

The Periodic Table of Mathematicians:
www.stetson.edu/~efriedma/periodictable

Famous Curves Index - 
Click on the name of a curve (astroid, bicorn, cardiod, etc.) 
to see its history & some of its associated curves:
http://turnbull.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Curves/Curves.html

Three Skills for Algebra:
www.whyslopes.com/etc/ThreeSkillsForAlgebra/index.html

World of Escher – Choose Gallery or Reading:

Numbers in over 5000 languages:
http://zompist.com/numbers.htm



Cool Math Things to Learn


History of Mathematics - Chronological List of Mathematicians:
http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/chronology.html

Mathematical Moments:

Mathematical Quilt Gallery:
www.angelfire.com/ia/piecesofmath/quilt.gallery.html

The Rotating Number:

Fantastic Math Tricks for Mental Multiplication:

Facts about Numbers:

Argyll Centre - Just Keep Scrolling & Scrolling to see all the choices:

Border's Chess Club - The Knight's Tour – 
Don't miss the link From Knight Moves to Primes:
www.borderschess.org/KnightTour.htm

Mega-Mathematics:

Space Math:

Math Museum - Click on the door to go in:

Patterns Possibilities:

Math Topics:
www.delphiforfun.org/programs/Math_Topics/index.htm

Abacus – The Art of Calculating with Beads & A Brief History:

Egyptian Math:

The Mathematics of Rainbows:

The Topological Zoo:

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archives:

How UPC Bar Codes Work:

Geometry in Action:

The Geometry Junkyard:

SMILE Program Mathematics Index - 
"a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons":

Finding the Weight of Stars:
http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov

Mayan Math:

Speed arithmetic – multiplying by 11:

Middle School (& More) Links plus power-point presentations:

Jim Loy's Mathematics Page:
www.jimloy.com/math/math.htm

ASCII Chart & Other Resources:
www.jimprice.com/jim-asc.htm

Pixar in a Box: A collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy. Sponsored by Disney:

Scroll Down for Ham Radio Links:
www.ktb.net/~cct/ham.html

Chess Tutorial:

Knot Theory:

An Introduction to Chaos Theory:

Stereograms - "a COOL application of Geometry":

Quilt Geometry (scroll down):

Over 500 mental calculation shortcuts to Beat the Calculator:
http://mathforum.org/k12/mathtips/beatcalc.html

Fractals:

Always End With 1089:

Maths for Europe - Hyperlinks to Mathematical Works:
http://mathsforeurope.digibel.be/list.htm

Magic Squares plus links:

Chess Club:

An Introduction to the Continued Fraction:

Egyptian Fractions:

Perpetual Calendar:

Enquiring Into Number Things:
http://members.ozemail.com.au

Metric Conversions:
www.metric-conversions.org

Morse Code Translator:

Roman Numerals 101:

PBS Index of Programs Shown on WGVU TV 35 & TV 52:
www.pbs.org/search

Plane Math - Activities for Students are Divided into Three Catagories -
Appying Flying, Pioneer Plane, & PlaneMath Enterprises:

Smithsonian National Postal Museum - Decode the Barcode:

Mathematical Snippets – 
Pythagorean Theorem, Archimedes Tombstone, the Mobius Strip, 
the Koch Snowflake Curve, Plateau's Problem, & Counting to Infinity:

The Simpsons:

Erich's Packing Center - 
Triangles in Squares, Circles in Hexagons, etc.:

World Clock – Time Zones:

Morse Code Converter - Morse to Text or Text to Morse:

Tangram Movie:

A Dictionary of Units of Measurement:

U Seek, U Find – Math Webquest:


Cool Math Things to Do

Online Activities Links (not just math):

Build a Lego Abacus:

Play a Piano with Your Mouse or Keyboard - See & Hear the Wave Forms -
Play Your Own Song or Choose a Song for the Piano to Play:
www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/play_a_piano.html

Train Set for the Jet Set - "This Java applet allows you to construct a train set
within this web page, and to run the train around the track.":

Build a Snowman - An Artist Adventure! - "Dress the snowman by moving
the clothing and other accessories onto him.":
www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/build_a_snowman.html

"This document consists of the collection of handouts for a two-week 
summer workshop entitled 'Geometry and the Imagination":

Virtual Reality Polyhedra:

Hunkin's Experiments:

Math Ideas for Science Fair Projects:

Math-Kitecture - Make a Floor Plan & See Geometry in Architecture:

LOGO Programming:

Crack the Magic Code:

Activity & Practice - Participate in an Archeology Dig - High School:
www.roman-sandy.com

The Tour de Math - "This game is a test of your math skills.":

BitShifters - Read the Instructions, then Find the Hidden 3D-Object:
www.softsource.com/stereo.html

Basketball Explorations:

Hexagonal Tiles:

Spirograph - Choose circle radius, revolutions in radians, etc.:

Waldo's Interactive Maths Pages:

Spirograph - 7 sliders without labels change the shape:


Math Careers

Mathematical Sciences Career Information:
www.ams.org/careers

About Careers in Statistics:
www.amstat.org/careers/index.cfm?fuseaction=main

Be An Actuary - A Career Without Boundaries:
www.beanactuary.org

If You Are Good at Math, then Look at These Possible Careers:
www.bls.gov/k12/math.htm

Careers in Mathematics... :
www.cs.xu.edu/math/mathcareers.html

Jobs that Use Geometry:
http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/54697.html

Jobs for Mathematicians:
www.mathjobs.org/jobs

Map-related Careers:
http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/pres/map/mapcar.html

Why Choose a Math-Related Profession?
www.math.ucdavis.edu/~kouba/MathJobs.html

Ohio Math Works - An Interactive, Multimedia Program 
for 7th, 8th, & 9th Grade Students That Links Mathematics with Careers:
www.ohiomathworks.org

Careers with Maths Library:
www.pass.maths.org.uk/interview.html

What can I do with a Degree in Mathematics?
www.wsc.ma.edu/math/careers/math.html

Introduction to the Math in Careers Database - Lite Version lists the most common 
jobs & is more appropriate for grades 5 & under - Search by Math Topic will allow 
you to select a math topic to find out what jobs require it. - Search by Jobs will allow 
you to select a job to find out what topics it requires:
www.xpmath.com/careers/intro.php


Math Humor

Geometry from the Land of the Incas - 
Under quizzes, Choose Geometry Jokes:

Math Jokes:

Math Jokes:

Math Cartoons - Frank & Ernest, Calvin & Hobbes, 
Shoe, Peanuts, etc., scanned for on-line viewing:

Dan's Math - Jokes & Riddles:
www.dansmath.com/pages/jokes.html

CSU Maths Jokes Page:

I Love Maths:

Gallery of Statistics Jokes:

Math Jokes & Archimedes:

Statistics Jokes:
www.keypress.com

Top Ten Reasons For Learning Math 
You Think You're Never Going to Need:
www.loisterms.com/topten.htm

Math Cartoons by Ken Kaminsky:
www.mathcartoons.com

Ingo Melzer's Favorite Math Jokes:

Four Math Cartoons by Randy Glasbergen:
www.mathpower.com/cartoon.htm

Mathematical Humor:

Jokes for Mathematics Teachers:

Teacher Humor:

Math/Science/Computer Jokes:

Profession Jokes - Mathematicians:
www.workjoke.com/projoke22.htm


Math Poems and Songs

BBC - Number Time Songs - Sign of the Plus & Sign of the Minus introduce
those signs - Bottles of Pop introduces the number line from 1 "all the way to 99":
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/songs/index.shtml

Richard Zucker's Collection of Math Songs - Choose wav or mp3:
http://faculty.ivc.edu/rzucker/Math%20Songs.htm

Multiplication Rock – lyrics & songs:
http://faculty.kutztown.edu

Musical Mouseum – Lyrics (& sometimes music) for Songs that Teach - 
Not just math, but many for counting:

Sing about Science & Math:

Music for Teaching Math - Commercial Site - Sound Clips for songs with * -
lyrics available for most - Categories: Early Number & Counting Skills,
Multiplication & Division Tables, Addition & Subtraction, Miscellaneaous Math Songs, 
& Teaching Advanced Math, Algebra, & Geometry:



Money Management

Adventures in Education - 
The Premier Source of College & Career Planning Information: 

When will you be debt free? calculator - 
choose minimum payments, fixed payments, 
or choose a date to find the amount needed per month: 

Financial Peace University - 
Read Financial Articles We Did It!Stupid Tax

American Currency Exhibit: 

AAA Fuel Cost Calculator - Calculate the Estimated Fuel Cost of Your Trip:
www.fuelcostcalculator.com

Compare the Annual Fuel Cost and Miles per Gallon of Different Cars:
www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/findacar.htm

Hands-on Banking - Money skills you need for life:
www.handsonbanking.org

Earning Money Quiz:
http://hsc.csu.edu.au/maths/general/pre/fin_maths

Borrowing Money - Interactive Activity with Questions:
http://hsc.csu.edu.au/maths/general/hsc/fin_maths/fm4

It All Adds Up -  
"A site for teens who want to get a head start on their financial future.  
Play online games and simulations to learn about credit management, 
buying a car, paying for college, budgeting, saving and investing.":
www.italladdsup.org/index.html

Tutorial & Activity - 
Compound Interest & Calculators (don't miss the give-it-up-to-get-rich calculator):
www.financefreak.com/2-math-1-compound-interest

Kelley Blue Book - New Car Pricing, Used Car Values:
www.kbb.com/index.html


Investing for Kids:
http://library.thinkquest.org/3096/index.htm

Savings Calculator - 
enter number of years, percent of interest earned, initial balance, 
& monthly contribution to find final balance:
www.math.com/students/calculators/source/compound.htm

What is Financial Literacy?     

Financial Literacy Resources for Parents:

Financial Literacy Books for Kids ages 4 to 8:

U Buy A Car: 

Top10 Home-Buying Mistakes; Use the Mortgage Calculator:

Financial Literacy Links: General Financial Literacy Information, 
Financial Literacy for Consumers, Financial Literacy for Children, 
Financial Literacy for Adults & College Students, 
& Financial Literacy Tools for Educators:   
www.oscpa.com/?732

Practical Money Skills for Life - 
Classroom resources for financial literacy education - 
Home-based financial literacy for adults, parents, & children - 
Financial management tools for small businesses - 
Includes games & a banking tutor - 
Calculators available include My Budget Planner, Save a Million, 
Rework Budget, Entertainment Planner, Travel Wizard, Retirement, 
Credit Card, Loan, Gift Log, Holidays - How Much Should You Spend?, 
Auto Loan, Save for College, Mortgage, Back to School Budgeting, 

The Mint – It Makes Cents:     

Choose Any of these Lessons: 
How to Set up a Budget, How to Use a Calculator, 
Is Paying Over Time a Smart Move?, Keeping the Books, 
Making Decisions About Money, Mortgage Basics, Pricing a Job, 
Reading a Pay Stub, Savings & Retirement, Understanding Interest, 
or Using Credit Cards Wisely:
www.tv411.org/math




More Math Resources to Explore

Problems with a Point:
www2.edc.org/mathproblems

Federal Registry for Educational Excellence - Math:
http://free.ed.gov/?page_id=6&query=Math&subject=3

Wolfram Library Archive:
http://library.wolfram.com

Martindale's Virtual Mathematics Center:

The Mathematical Atlas:

Abstract Algebra On Line:
www.math.niu.edu/~beachy/aaol

Catalog of Mathematics Resources:
http://mthwww.uwc.edu/wwwmahes/files/math01.htm



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