science, elements, and math games

Sunday, January 25, 2009

at JLab

http://education.jlab.org/indexpages/elementgames.php

multiplication game

Monday, January 19, 2009

http://www.brainormous.com/online/loader_multiflyer.html

oh, more games here – http://www.brainormous.com/index.html

fractals

Thursday, January 15, 2009

NOVA’s Hunting the Hidden Dimension

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fractals/program.html

Graph Paper Generator

Sunday, November 2, 2008

http://incompetech.com/graphpaper/

many, many types of paper here

Ellen McHenry’s Basement Workshop

Monday, October 20, 2008

Brilliant stuff here:

http://www.ellenjmchenry.com/

Life Sciences, Earth Science, Chemistry, Energy/Machines, History, Geography, Math, Latin, Drama

Mathematics Illuminated

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

textbook, video lessons, and interactives from Annenberg

http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/mathilluminated/

Units
1 The Primes
2 Combinatorics Counts
3 How Big is Infinity?
4 Topology’s Twists and Turns
5 Other Dimensions
6 The Beauty of Symmetry
7 Making Sense of Randomness
 8 Geometries Beyond Euclid
 9 Game Theory
10 Harmonious Math
11 Connecting with Networks
12 In Sync
13 The Concepts of Chaos

The Geodesic Clubhouse

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Build a Geodesic dome with your children out of newspaper.

Instructions here:

http://www.yesmag.bc.ca/projects/geodesic.html (scroll down)

 

Paper Models of Polyhedra

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Patterns

http://www.korthalsaltes.com/

 

http://www.georgehart.com/virtual-polyhedra/paper-models.html

 

Woven Paper Polyhedra

http://www.mindspring.com/~jimvb/polyhedra.htm

 

The Geometry Junkyard 

http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/polymodel.html

Ikoso Kits

Monday, May 15, 2006

http://www.ikoso.com/omni.html

 

Highlights Try This! Experiments

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Fun science experiments and a few math tricks from Highlights Magazine.

http://www.highlightskids.com/Science/h8tryThisArchive.asp