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Math Links & Resources: Geometry
resources & links Teachers Network Math

Geometry

  1. Alice meets the 4th Dimension
  2. 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.
  3. Archimedes Calculation of Pi
  4. Architecture, Art, and Nature in Geometry Project Home Page
  5. Area Resources
  6. ArtMath Transformations - Student Page
  7. ArtMath Transformations - Teacher page
  8. Ask Dr. Math about Geometry

  9. Border Pattern Gallery and Symmetry
  10. 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.

  11. Calculators and Technology in Math
  12. Constructions - What can be constructed? Here are some hints and nice construction directions for polygons such as the hexagon, octagon, square, pentagon, and more
  13. Coolmath.com - for teachers, parents and kids ages 13-100!
  14. Course Materials from the Geometry Center
  15. 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.

  16. Dave's Math Tables - Areas, Volumes, Surface Areas, and Circles
  17. 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!

  18. Escher and Tessellations - lessons, activities, links, and more to give your eyes a treat!
  19. 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.
  20. The Euclid Project

  21. Finding the Scale
  22. Fractals - What are they? What do they look like? Create your own and experience a feast for your eyes at these sites.

  23. A Gallery of Interactive On-Line Geometry
  24. Geoboard Activity for high school explorations
  25. Geometer's Sketchpad Activities
  26. Geometry from the Math League - a wonderful source of information!
  27. Geometry from the Math Archives
  28. Geometry and the Imagination in Minneapolis
  29. Geometry Announcements from the Geometry Forum Newgroup Archives
  30. The Geometry Applet
  31. Geometry Bibliography - an index of articles on geometry from the Mathematics Teacher compiled by Hubert Ludwig, Ball State
  32. The Geometry Center
  33. Geometry Exercises and WonderMath
  34. Geometry Formulas and Facts
  35. Geometry Forum Newsgroups
  36. Geometry in Islamic Architecture and Ornament
  37. Geometry in Motion from the Minnesota Academy of Mathematics and Science
  38. The Geometry Junkyard
  39. Geometry Online - geometry activities from Milby High School
  40. Geometry Projects
  41. The Geometry Sender
  42. The Geometry Web Page - many nice activities
  43. Geometry Webquest on triangles - 4th grade through Middle School
  44. GLaD homepage - discoveries of High school students
  45. 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!

  46. Hamilton - Math to Build On:Web Site Contents
  47. Hidden Polygons
  48. High School Euclid Paper
  49. History of Math - wonderful sites for all kinds of research!
  50. Hyperbolic Geometry - The Area of Triangles

  51. Interactive Mathematics Online - A site which includes clear explanations of mathematical ideas with examples.
  52. Interior Angles of a Polygon

  53. 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).
  54. Jim Wilson's Homepage with info on many geometric ideas

  55. The Kepler Conjecture with links to articles on Sphere Packing.

  56. Learning Through Collaborative Visualization
  57. Lisa Marus Geometry Page

  58. 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
  59. Mathematics and...
  60. Mathematical Bibliography
  61. Mathematics Lessons by Cynthia Lanius
  62. Mirror curves
  63. The Moebius Strip - investigating a half twist

  64. NCTM Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics
  65. Native American Geometry - a physical, proportional geometry that originates from the simple circle. An awesome site for constructions!
  66. Nine Point Circle - An interactive page with 3 proofs
  67. NonEuclid -Software for Non-Euclidean Geometry
  68. Non-Euclidean Geometry

  69. Online projects by CCCNet - many integrated ones!
  70. Outdoor Math/Art: Nature's Patterns

  71. Pentaminoes - explorations, activities, lessons and more!
  72. Perimeters, Areas, & Volume - Designing a Floor Plan
  73. Perimeter Efficiency
  74. Perspective Drawing
  75. Pi - facts and interesting information!
  76. Polygon Activity - a well designed activity to explore polygons, their classifications, and their properties
  77. Polyhedra - all you'll ever need to know about these 3-D geometrical shapes!
  78. Pythagoras' Playground
  79. Pythagorean Theorem - history & proofs!

  80. Review of Geometry - topics such as classification of triangles, angles, and polygons; Pythagorean Theorem, Perimeters and Areas and properites of lines.
  81. Role of Manipulatives in Mathematics

  82. Special Properties of Polygons - a nice activity to explore centroid, incenter, circumcenter, orthocenter, Euler line, midlines, and more
  83. Sphere Packing and Math
  84. Star Polygon Activity - learn what math can be done on a circle with evenly spaced dots and more!!!!
  85. Suzanne Alejandre: Math Lessons
  86. 3.1 Similarities
  87. Symmetry and the Shape of Space

  88. Tangrams - lessons, activities, and more!
  89. Technology and Calculators in Math
  90. Tessellations and Escher - lessons, activities, links, and more to give your eyes a treat!
  91. Transformations

  92. Understanding Projective Geometry

  93. Word Problems - problems are arranged in grade levels - grades 5 through 12
  94. 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
For more information or comments about these math pages, contact
Nancy Powell at npowell@bhs-ms.org

 

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