- Alice meets the 4th Dimension
- Appetizers and Lessons for Math and Reason - Interesting site for developing your own lessons or tutoring and enrichment beyond classroom instruction. Useful to high school students and math teachers.
- Archimedes Calculation of Pi
- Architecture, Art, and Nature in Geometry Project Home Page
- Area
Resources
- ArtMath Transformations - Student Page
- ArtMath Transformations - Teacher page
- Ask Dr. Math about Geometry
- Border Pattern Gallery and Symmetry
- Brain Binders - Each page linked below contains one puzzle with a finished picture. The goal is to fold the puzzle into a shape with a solid color on each side. Simply print, cut out, and fold to match the finished picture...it sounds easy until you try it! All you need is a sheet of paper and a brain.
- Calculators and Technology in Math
- Constructions - What can be constructed? Here are some hints and nice construction directions for polygons such as the hexagon, octagon, square, pentagon, and more
- Coolmath.com - for teachers, parents and kids ages 13-100!
- Course Materials from the Geometry Center
- Crystals - Students studying polyhedra enjoy seeing the structures as they occur in the real world. Students can access links to photographs of beautiful crystals. Paper models of crystals can be made by printing out nets of crystals and constructing the models.
- Dave's Math Tables - Areas, Volumes, Surface Areas, and Circles
- Designs with Circles - In the Islamic culture the circle is a unit of measure. The circle is the basis for the organization of space. It is a starting point in architecture, poetry, music and even calligraphy. From a circle it is possible to construct many regular polygons. See this site to find out how!
- Escher and Tessellations - lessons, activities, links, and more to give your eyes a treat!
- Euclid's Elements form one of the most beautiful and influential works of science in the history of human kind. Its beauty lies in its logical development of geometry and other branches of mathematics. This site uses Java Applets to illustrate the concepts.
- The Euclid Project
- Finding the Scale
- Fractals - What are they? What do they look like? Create your own and experience a feast for your eyes at these sites.
- A Gallery of Interactive On-Line Geometry
- Geoboard Activity for high school explorations
- Geometer's Sketchpad Activities
- Geometry from the Math League - a wonderful source of information!
- Geometry from the Math Archives
- Geometry and the
Imagination in Minneapolis
- Geometry Announcements from the Geometry Forum Newgroup Archives
- The Geometry Applet
- Geometry Bibliography - an index of articles on geometry from the Mathematics Teacher compiled by Hubert Ludwig, Ball State
- The Geometry Center
- Geometry Exercises and
*WonderMath*
- Geometry Formulas and Facts
- Geometry Forum Newsgroups
- Geometry in Islamic Architecture and Ornament
- Geometry in Motion from the Minnesota Academy of Mathematics and Science
- The Geometry Junkyard
- Geometry Online - geometry activities from Milby High School
- Geometry Projects
- The Geometry Sender
- The Geometry Web Page - many nice activities
- Geometry Webquest on triangles - 4th grade through Middle School
- GLaD homepage - discoveries of High school students
- Governmental Resources for Mathematics - lessons, activities and more from sites including the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, Regional Educational Labs, and U.S. Department of Education!
- Hamilton - Math to Build On:Web Site Contents
- Hidden Polygons
- High School Euclid Paper
- History of Math - wonderful sites for all kinds of research!
- Hyperbolic Geometry - The Area of Triangles
- Interactive Mathematics Online - A site which includes clear explanations of mathematical ideas with examples.
- Interior Angles of a Polygon
- JAVA Gallery of Interactive On-Line Geometry -- A collection of interactive geometry experiences. In order to enjoy this exhibit, you will need a Java-capable Web browser (Netscape 2.0 for Unix or IBM PC, Netscape 3.0 for Macintosh).
- Jim Wilson's Homepage with info on many geometric ideas
- The Kepler Conjecture with links to articles on Sphere Packing.
- Learning Through Collaborative Visualization
- Lisa Marus Geometry Page
- MAA Publications (G-L) that include selections such as
* Geometric Inequalities, Geometric Transformations I, II, and II, and Geometry Revisited* with summaries and ordering info
- Mathematics and...
- Mathematical Bibliography
- Mathematics Lessons by Cynthia Lanius
- Mirror curves
- The Moebius Strip - investigating a half twist
- NCTM Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics
- Native American Geometry - a physical, proportional geometry that originates from the simple circle. An awesome site for constructions!
- Nine Point Circle - An interactive page with 3 proofs
- NonEuclid -Software for
Non-Euclidean Geometry
- Non-Euclidean Geometry
- Online projects by CCCNet - many integrated
ones!
- Outdoor Math/Art: Nature's Patterns
- Pentaminoes - explorations, activities, lessons and more!
- Perimeters, Areas, & Volume - Designing a Floor Plan
- Perimeter Efficiency
- Perspective Drawing
- Pi - facts and interesting information!
- Polygon Activity - a well designed activity to explore polygons, their classifications, and their properties
- Polyhedra - all you'll ever need to know about these 3-D geometrical shapes!
- Pythagoras' Playground
- Pythagorean Theorem - history & proofs!
- Review of Geometry - topics such as classification of triangles, angles, and polygons; Pythagorean Theorem, Perimeters and Areas and properites of lines.
- Role of Manipulatives in Mathematics
- Special Properties of Polygons - a nice activity to explore centroid, incenter, circumcenter, orthocenter, Euler line, midlines, and more
- Sphere Packing and Math
- Star Polygon Activity - learn what math can be done on a circle with evenly spaced dots and more!!!!
- Suzanne Alejandre: Math
Lessons
- 3.1 Similarities
- Symmetry and the Shape of Space
- Tangrams - lessons, activities, and more!
- Technology and Calculators in Math
- Tessellations and Escher - lessons, activities, links, and more to give your eyes a treat!
- Transformations
- Understanding Projective Geometry
- Word Problems - problems are arranged in grade levels - grades 5 through 12
- Math Problems for Kids - Grades 5 through 12
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Nancy Powell is a Web Mentor for the Teachers Network and the Lead Teacher of the Mathematics Department at Bloomington High School
in Bloomington, IL
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