Math Sites

Note to all:  This list is by no means all-inclusive. I was able to find other folks’ lists, add them to mine and go from there.  All of these links work as of this writing but as we all know often folks move sites and don’t leave a forwarding address. Special thanks to all of the teachers who sent sites to add to this list. Happy Math Surfing!

Beginning Math Activities

·         ( + and -  problems with numbers 1-15) http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/games/test.shtml

·         ( interactive number games for addition and subtraction)

Number Recognition/Sequencing

·         (Recognition activity for numbers 1-10)

·         Mend the Number Square ( Place missing numbers on 1-100 grid)

·         (matching game)

·         (1 player or 2 player activity.. works like chutes and ladders)

Number Recognition/Sequencing

§  Bunny Count ( count and match numbers and characters)

§  One False Move (sequence numbers from lowest to highest)

§  (guess number with high low clues)

Number Recognition/Counting/Sequencing

·         Count Your Chickens ( counting activity)

·         (what comes next... up to 10)

·         ( make a train and count the cars)

·         (click on grade school level)

·         Base 10 Count  (group ones into ten... see what number is made)

Facts / Whole Numbers / Number Line

Activities with + - * / and whole numbers

Power Football (DECIMAL  fact [ +, -, *, / ] drill)

( practice with + - * / squares, cubes )

Change Maker ( work with \$1 or \$100, pick coins / bills for change)

(14 different games to help with multiplication facts)

( interactive number games for addition and subtraction) http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/index.shtml

Math Mayhem by LearningPlanet ( +, -, *, / timed practice)

Camel Times Tables by BBC Education Co. (learn times tables facts with games)  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/numeracy/multiplication/

(race for time as you practice your facts) http://www.aplusmath.com/games/matho/MultMatho.html

Spacey Math by PlanetLearning ( fact [ +, -, *, / ] drill) http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/sm/index.asp

( basic operation activities) http://www.aplusmath.com/games/index.html

Coloring Book Math ( color online doing math problems) http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/colorsums.htm

Math 4 Kids   http://www.edu4kids.com/

Math Activities at Syvum (Helps build basic skills) http://www.syvum.com/online/math.html

A+ Math Flashcards( math flashcards and math games for basic operations) http://www.aplusmath.com/flashcards/index.html

The ArithmAttack (see how many problems can you solve in 60 seconds)  http://www.dep.anl.gov/aattack.htm

Factors/ Multiples/ Primes/ Powers/ Triangular Numbers

(ILLUMINATIONS NCTM) [ game of skill with factors and multiples] http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=29

(ILLUMINATIONS NCTM) [ game of skill with factors] http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=12

by BCC Maths File (find factors, multiples, primes, triangular numbers, and/or powers on a grid)

Fractions

1. Equivalent Fractions

·         Activity by LearningPlanet ( match equivalent fractions before time runs out) http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/ff/index.asp

·         (Illuminations NCTM)[ move game pieces to other side of board) http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=80

·         Fresh Baked Fractions Activity by Funbrain( find fraction that is not equivalent to the rest)

·         Activity  by Funbrain( addition and subtraction of fractions)

1.  Fraction/Decimal Relationships

·         Activity by BBC Maths Files ( match fractions to decimals and %) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/saloonsnap.html

·         Activity (Click on Fraction/Decimalby Funbrain (Match Fractions to Decimal Equivalent)

·         Fraction Decimal Conversion ( JAVA games matching fractions to equivalent decimals) http://www.quia.com/jg/65724.html

·         All About Fractions by AAA Math (Explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about fractions) http://www.quia.com/jg/65724.html

·         by Dositey) http://www.dositey.com/math/mistery2.html

Geometry/ Area / Perimeter

Gallery of Interactive Geometry (Some of these activities are very difficult) http://www.geom.umn.edu/apps/gallery.html

Geometry Junkyard (great extra activities) http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/teach.html

General Geometrical Terms

·         Geometry Flashcards by APlusMath ( match picture to name) http://www.aplusmath.com/cgi-bin/flashcards/geoflash

·         Geometric Terms (JAVA games with common geometric terms) http://www.quia.com/jg/65535.html

·         All About Geometry  by AAA Math ( Explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about geometry) http://www.aaamath.com/geo.html

Polygons/ Shapes

·         Illuminations.. Exploring Geometric Shapes Grades 3-5 (by NCTM) http:// http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=34

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o   Designer Fractions Activity http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Patterns/design.html

Angles

1. Introduction to Angles ( JAVA games with common terms related to angles) http://www.quia.com/jg/65822.html

Area/ Perimeter

1. Shape Surveyor  Activity  by Funbrain( solve simple area/perimeter problems)
2. (lessons and activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/perimeter.html

·         Perimeter of Polygon (Lesson with activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/perimeter.html

·         Area of Rectangles and Squares (Lesson with activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_rectangle.html

·         (Lesson with activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_rectangle.html

·         (Lesson with activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_triangle.html

·         (Lesson with activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_triangle.html

Symmetry/ Rotations/ Reflections/ Transformations

§  by BBC Maths File ( move bathroom tiles by rotating, reflecting, and translating the patterns)

Tangrams

§  Tangrams by KidsCom http://www.kidscom.com/games/tangram/tangram.html

Tessellations

§  by Cool Math http://www.coolmath.com/lesson-tessellations-1.htm

§  What is a Tessellation? http://mathforum.com/sum95/suzanne/whattess.html

Totally Tessellated http://library.thinkquest.org/16661/

Calculus

(an international site with news and activities) http://archives.math.utk.edu/calculus/crol.html

Interactive Calculus Activities (great additional activities) http://www.jcu.edu/math/faculty/spitz/calculus/

Graphing/ Data Collections/ Coordinate Points

1. by Coolmath…it works like the one they use in school) www.coolmath.com/graphit
2. Activity (online activity... create bar graph, pie chart, line graph) http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/index.asp
3. Data Picking Activity by BBC Maths File ( make frequency chart and graph data) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/datapick.html
4. Planet Hop Activity by BBC Maths File ( find coordinates of object & graph equation) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/planethop.html
5. Activity by Funbrain (graphing with coordinate points) http://www6.funbrain.com/co/index.html
6. (graphing game) http://education.jlab.org/topquarkgame/select4.html
7. Activity by LearningPlanet (graph coordinates to capture asteroids) http://www.learningplanet.com/act/lunar/lunar.htm

Integers

1. Line Jumper Activity by Funbrain (solve + and - INTEGER problems using the NUMBER LINE) http://www6.funbrain.com/linejump/index.html
2. Activity by BBC Maths File (activity that paces integers in numerical order) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/laddergame.html
3. Mystery Picture with Integers (by Dositey) http://www.dositey.com/addsub/Mystery11.htm

Online Logic Puzzles/Games

1. Cut The Knot http://www.cut-the-knot.org/content.shtml
2. Figure This (NCTM) http://www.figurethis.org/
3. (many logic puzzles for both younger and older children) http://www.figurethis.org/
4. (from Discovery School) http://school.discovery.com/brainboosters/number

Mean, Mode, Median

1. Statistics....Range, Mean, Mode, Median (online lesson and activity)

·         Range http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol8/range.html

·         Mean http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol8/mean.html

·         Median http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol8/median.html

·         Mode http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol8/median.html

1. Train Race Activity  by BBC Maths File ( need to use own calculator with this) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/train.html
2. AAA Statistics http://www.aaamath.com/B/sta.htm

Measurement/ Weight

1. Measure It Activity by Funbrain ( read a ruler in centimeters or inches) http://www6.funbrain.com/measure/index.html
2. The World of Measurement  (information about length, mass, volume, temperature, and time) http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonsList.aspx?grade=all&standard=4
3. Animal Weigh In Activity by BBC Maths File ( activity that balances weights on a scale)

Missing number in the series / Patterns

1. Activity by Funbrain (guess  next number in the SERIES) http://www6.funbrain.com/guess2/index.html

PreAlgebra/ Algebra Activities

1. Mrs Glosser's lesson...(online lesson and activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol7/order_operations.html

·         Writing Algebraic Equations for expressions with variables http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol7/expressions.html

·         Writing Algebraic Equations for word sentences  http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol7/equations.html

1. by AAA Math (Explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about equations) http://www.aaamath.com/equ723-evaluate-1variable.html
2. by AAA Math (Explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about equations) http://www.aaamath.com/equ725-equation1.html
3. Late Delivery Activity by BBC Maths File ( find value of an expression ) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/postie.html
4. Equation Match Activity by BBC Maths File ( matching game with = equations) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/equationmatch.html
5. Funbrain Magician  Activity( solve algebra word problems) http://www6.funbrain.com/guess2/index.html
6. Order of Operations

·         Mrs Glosser's online lesson and activity) http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol7/order_operations.html

·         Operation Order Activity by Funbrain (complete equations using 3 numbers) http://www6.funbrain.com/algebra/index.html

1. Activity by Funbrain (guess answer to a word problem) http://www6.funbrain.com/guess2/index.html
2. Absurd Math.. Interactive pre-algebra problem solving games Challenging

·         Nomean City  Activity http://www.learningwave.com/abmath/absurd4/index.htm

·         Dr. Plenobius Activity http://www.learningwave.com/abmath/drp99/index.html

·         The 7th Floor Activity http://www.learningwave.com/abmath/hotel/index4.html

·         Airtight College Activity http://www.learningwave.com/abmath/ep2/index_new.html

Place Value

1. Wise Up... Our Number System ( BBC) http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/maths/number/number_system/play.shtml
2. Activity by Funbrain (click on digit with the given place value) http://www6.funbrain.com/tens/index.html
3. Place Value Game http://education.jlab.org/placevalue/index.html
4. by AAA Math ( Explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about place value)

Probability

1. Activity by BBC Maths File ( guess probability of catching fish in the tank) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/fish.html
2. Mrs Glosser's lesson on(online lessons and activity)
3. (National Center for Education Statistics)  http://nces.ed.gov/NCESKids/Probability/

1. Rounding Off Numbers Activity by BBC Maths File http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/roundoff.html
2. Place Value Puzzler Activity by Funbrain (type in rounded version of number) http://www6.funbrain.com/tens/index.html
3. Rounding Decimals to Whole Numbers Game

Games and Mind Bender Puzzles

1. Brain Binders [ paper folding activites] http://www.teachnet.com/brainbinders/index.html
2. ( by Cool Math) http://www.coolmath4kids.com/0-thinking-jigsaw-puzzles.html
3. CoolMath Games http://www.spikesgamezone.com/
4. ( Try Numberland and Games) http://www.mathsyear2000.org/
5. FunBrain Number Games http://www.funbrain.com/numbers.html
6. Fun Math Memory Game http://www.funbrain.com/match/index.html
7. ( GREAT site for math problems) http://www.cut-the-knot.org/index.shtml
8. Click on color sequence. See how long you can go ) http://www.mathsnet.net/cruncher/simon.html

Metric

1. Metric Matters (Thinkquest tutorial about metric system) http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/3804/
2. Measure It Activity by Funbrain ( read a ruler in centimeters)

Money

1. Change Maker Activity by Funbrain ( work with \$1 or \$100, pick coins / bills for change) http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/index.html
2. Counting Change Game http://www.quia.com/jg/65704.html
3. H.I.P Pocket Change ( by US Mint Dept)  GREAT SITE!!! http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?flash=yes

·         Games http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?flash=yes&Filecontents=/kids/games/index.cfm

·         Cartoons http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?flash=yes&Filecontents=/kids/cartoons/index.cfm

·         Time Machine http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?flash=yes&Filecontents=/kids/timemachine/index.cfm

·         Coin News http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?flash=yes&Filecontents=/kids/coinnews/index.cfm

·         Teacher Help http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?flash=yes&Filecontents=/kids/teachers/index.cfm

1. Money by AAA Math  http://www.aaamath.com/mny.html
2. (ThinkQuest project to learn about money and investing) http://library.thinkquest.org/3096/

Math in Daily Life

1. Math in Daily Life http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/
2. by Cool Math http://www.coolmath.com/careers.htm

Math Problems of the Week/ Word Problems

·         Brain Benders  by Cool Math http://www.coolmath4kids.com/math_puzzles/index.html

·         Figure This  ( Math index by National Science Foundation & US Dept. of Ed) http://figurethis.org/challenges/math_index.htm

·         Figure This (problems for Middle School students) http://figurethis.org/challenges/challenge_index.htm

·         Math Forum's http://mathforum.org/pows/

·         Math Forum's Middle School Challenges

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Famous Mathematicians and History of Mathematics ( over 1000 biographies) http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/

Vocabulary

Teacher Lesson Plan Help:

§  Math Education http://teacherpathfinder.org/School/Subjects/Math/mathed.html

§  Math Forum (The Math Forum, an online community funded in part by the National Science Foundation and hosted by Swarthmore College) http://www.forum.swarthmore.edu

§  AAA Teacher Resource Page http://www.aaamath.com/lessonplans.html

§  http://www.math.com/teachers.html

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§  Math Resources by topic http://mathforum.org/math.topics.html

§  Internet Mathematics  Library http://mathforum.org/library/toc.html

§  http://mathforum.org/workshops/usi/dataproject/usi.elemlessons.html

§  Geometry Through Art http://mathforum.org/~sarah/shapiro/index.html

§  Suzanne's Math Lessons [web units, interactive lessons, technology help]

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§  Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (Explore this site for the best selection of K-12 mathematics and science resources on the Internet) www.enc.org

§  Math Ideas (Math ideas/lessons for a variety of topics) http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/maths/contents.htm

§  (Math, Science, Technology Education U of Illinois) http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/html.f/resource.xml

§  http://www.planemath.com/

§  (NCTM) http://standards.nctm.org/

§  http://standards.nctm.org/

§  Study Works Online (grades 7-12) http://www.studyworksonline.com/

Trigonometry

Explore Math (this site is definitely for higher level math skills but all the activities are interactive!)