SMILE PROGRAM MATHEMATICS: Nearly 200 math
lessons are available from SMILE (Science and Mathematics Initiative for
Keep cool this summer with Coolmath.com, a roller-coaster ride of math and
science fun. Explore the solar system, tease your mind with mathematical
Brain Benders, and play thinking games designed to build your math muscles.
The animations, games, songs, and movies at this site are so entertaining,
your students won't mind at all that they are actually learning!
Puzzle solvers at
Cryptic Manor Try your hand at the spy game as you tour the NSA's
Cryptic Manor. Many of the puzzles to be solved here involve making and
breaking code. The manor contains both interactive puzzles and
challenges that need to be solved using paper and pencil.
ust plain math? Or just plain fun? How about a
combination of the two? The activities and animations at this site combine
math and aeronautics to teach students about flying, designing an airplane,
and interesting aeronautical trivia.
Word Problems for Kids: Divided into grade levels, these math problems
are designed to challenge without intimidating. Hints and answers are
PBS Kids Cyberchase
A fun math related game is available every day at Cyberchase. Use the
show to reinforce a concept taught in class. Pump up the math skills and
have a little fun at the same time. Take the poll (and have students
apply their knowledge of graphs) or have a peek at the next day's show.
Create a Graph:
The National Center for Education Statistics created this online tool so that
anyone can make an area, bar, pie or line graph and print it out or download
the image to a computer or disk. Older students can benefit from the link that
shows how graphs can be used in probability. Younger students will quickly
learn the difference between the left X and Y axis when they need to create
their own line graphs.