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Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science
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Visit the web site of the Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science. Among other things, you'll find links to fractal-making applets and an extensive list of math-related games.
  
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Publisher: University of Cambridge
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This article from Plus magazine discusses aperiodic tiling and the presence of these patterns in medieval Islamic art and quasicrystals. It also goes into Roger Penrose's discovery…
  
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This New York Times article reports the discovery of aperiodic tiling in medieval Islamic art. These designs were not understood by Western mathematicians until the 1970s. The…
  
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D. Austin
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This web page contains two applets that allow the user to create Penrose tilings with rhomboids. The first applet requires the user to construct the tiling for themselves while the…
  
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J. Wolfe; Publisher: University of New South Wales
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This web page provides a basic introduction to differentials and integrals, written in simple language and accompanied by easily-understood examples. It covers topics such as the…
  
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Publisher: Science Museum of Minnesota
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Try these activities for elementary school students, from the Science Museum of Minnesota, on how shapes relate to science and math. They include soap bubbles, strength of shapes,…
  
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Publisher: Physics Education Technology Project
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In this applet users can play Plinko to develop a better knowledge of statistics. The user can drop balls through a triangular grid of pegs, see the balls random walk through the…
  
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M. Beals, L. Gross, and S. Harrell
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This website shows how the surface area to volume ratio limits the size of organisms. The page presents calculations of this ratio for cubes and spheres and contains graphs that help…
  
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Publisher: University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences
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This site, from the Earth Monitoring Station at the University of North Carolina, provides an examination of self-similarity and fractals in geoscience. The generation of artificial…
  
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Publisher: Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science
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Try this selection of engaging games on arithmetic, frequency distributions, sets, and symmetry.
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