Activities, Games, Puzzles and Software
The
Abacus

This Java version of the abacus is a limited simulation of
a real abacus.

The
AIMS Puzzle Corner

This site offers a tantalizing educational bait-and-hook in
the form of a new puzzle each month that infiltrates the classroom
with a vibrant brand of problem solving.

Buffon's
Needle

Use the java applet on this page to see a simple Monte Carlo
method for the estimation of the value of pi, 3.14159265...

Clever
Games for Clever People

Many of us have used logic and numbers to explain how to win
a game, but mathematician John Conway was not about to do
something so ordinary. In his book, *On Numbers and Games*,
he takes that idea and turns it inside out by showing how
games can be used to describe numbers.

Colorful
Mathematics

A series of educational software presenting advanced mathematical
concepts to K-12 students using a game-oriented approach

Create
a Graph

Create area, bar, line, and pie graphs online.

ExploreLearning.com

ExploreMath.com covers the major topics from Algebra through
Pre-Calculus with multimedia activities.

FigureThis!

The Figure This! campaign uses challenging math problems,
based on the standards developed by NCTM, to raise public
awareness about the importance of children learning high-quality
math in middle school.

The
Fruit Game Home Page

Take turns with the computer removing fruit from the table.
The player who takes the last piece of fruit from the table
is the loser.

Good
News Bears

A Web-based Interactive Stock Market Learning Project for
K-12

GraphCalc

A powerful calculator that can be used to produce 2D and 3D
Euclidean and Polar graphs.

Interactive
Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles

This site includes topics on arithmetic, algebra, geometry,
probability, games, puzzles, proofs, math as language, and
much more that will educate and entertain.

Manipula
Math with Java

You will find interactive programs that you can manipulate
and a lot of animation that helps you to grasp the meaning
of mathematical ideas.

National
Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics

This is a three-year project to develop a library of uniquely
interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials,
mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction
(K-8 emphasis).

NCTM's
Illuminations

Internet resources to improve the teaching and learning of
mathematics for all students.

The
Prime Number Maze

The maze you are about to enter is one determined completely
by the distribution of the prime numbers.

Project
Interactive

Interactive java-based courseware for exploration in science
and mathematics.