# Spice Up Your Math Class Maria H. Andersen @busynessgirl TeachingCollegeMath.com

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## 3. Search Engines

### 3.1. How do I find stuff for myself?

3.1.1. General Internet Search Guidelines

3.1.3. Use Yummy Search Words

## 4. Online Calculators, Equations, and CAS

### 4.1. Equations

4.1.1. Wolfram Alpha

4.1.2. Online LaTeX Equation Editor

4.1.3. Sitmo Online Equation Editor

4.1.4. HTML Unicode for Math

### 4.2. CAS

4.2.1. Maxima

4.2.2. Sage

4.2.3. Wolfram Alpha

### 4.4. Calculators

4.4.1. Wolfram Alpha

4.4.2. GraphCalc

4.4.3. TinyMCE Graph Plugin for Wikis

4.4.4. WZ Online Grapher

10.7.1. Loci

## 11. Interactive Materials

### 11.2. Wolfram Demonstration Project

11.2.1. Epsilon-Delta Finite Limit at a Finite Point

11.2.2. Solids of Known Cross Sections

11.2.3. Roots of Complex Numbers

11.2.4. Horizontal and Vertical Line Test

11.2.5. Harmonic Oscillation

### 11.5. Finding Little Stuff and what to do with it

11.5.1. Arc Length Animation

11.5.2. Epsilon-delta Applet

11.5.3. Focus of a Parabola

### 11.8. Math and Search

11.8.1. Adding search to public data

### 11.14. Statistics

11.14.1. Dr Arsham's Business Stats Resource

11.14.2. RVLS Simulations and Demonstrations

11.14.3. TAMU Flash Demos

11.14.4. Seeing Statistics

11.14.5. Gapminder

11.14.6. StatPages

11.14.7. We Feel Fine

### 11.15. Calculus

11.15.1. Calculus Applets at SLU

11.15.2. CalculusPhobe Tutorials

11.15.3. Demos with Positive Impact

11.15.4. Linerider

11.15.5. Maths Online

11.15.6. Visual Calculus

11.15.7. Tom Leathum's Java Applets

11.15.8. Mathingo (think Bingo)

11.15.9. Mathematics Animated

11.15.10. Mathlets at UMN

11.15.11. Stewart Tools for Enriching Calculus

### 11.16. Algebra and Precalculus

11.16.1. Maria's Telescoping Math

11.16.2. Visual Fractions

11.16.3. Density Equalizing Maps

11.16.4. LSquaredMath

11.16.5. Interactivate

11.16.6. Tom Leathum's Java Applets

11.16.7. Linerider

11.16.8. Maths Online

11.16.9. Quia

11.16.10. Learning Algebra Fundamentals

11.16.11. Using Google Earth in Math

### 11.17. Math Elem Ed

11.17.1. Linerider

11.17.2. Using Google Earth in Math

11.17.3. For the record

### 11.18. History

11.18.1. Periodic Table of Mathematicians

11.18.2. Thinkquest Mathematics History

11.18.3. Euclid's Elements

11.18.4. MAC Tutor History

### 11.20. Above Calculus

11.20.1. ODE Animations

11.20.2. Mathematics Animated

11.20.3. PDE Gallery

11.20.4. Complex Analysis

## 12. Why do it?

### 12.3. The majority of our students are ...

12.3.1. Index of Learning Styles

12.3.2. Active Learners

12.3.3. Visual Learners

### 12.7. Before you Begin

12.7.1. A Warning

12.7.3. Understand the Language of the Internet

12.7.3.1. What is a URL?

12.7.3.3. Embed Code

12.7.4. Virtual Magnifier

## 15. Video

### 15.1. TED Talks

15.1.1. Chris Anderson on "the long tail"

15.1.2. Web's Secret Story: Jonathan Harris

15.1.3. Mathemagic with Arthur Benjamin

15.1.4. Toys that make Worlds: Will Wright

15.1.5. Jawdropping Photosnyth Demo

15.1.6. Ron Eglash on African Fractals

15.1.7. How Engineers Learn from Evolution

15.1.8. Birth of the Computer

15.1.9. Hans Rosling's Best Stats You've Ever Seen

15.1.10. Hans Rosling's New Insights on Poverty

15.1.11. Hans Rosling on HIV

15.1.12. Mathematics of War

15.1.13. Beautiful Math of Coral

15.1.14. How Stats Fool Jurors

### 15.2. Sixty Symbols

15.3.1. MathGirl

15.3.1.1. Differentials Attract

15.3.1.2. Zero's Discontinuity

15.3.1.3. Rationalize This

15.3.2. Moebious Transformations Revealed

15.3.3. I Will Derive!

15.3.4. The Laws of Sir Isaac Newton

15.3.5. Rube Goldberg Style Honda Commercial

15.3.6. Kumar's Root 3 Poem

15.3.7. Pilot Math Channel

15.3.8. MathTV Channel

15.3.9. Calculicious

15.3.10. Mathmaticious

15.3.11. Zero and One

15.3.12. Fractorix

15.3.13. Ma and Pa Kettle do Math

15.3.14. u-sub Silent Movie

15.3.15. IBM TV Smarter Math

15.3.16. Acting out Related Rates

15.3.18. Calculus Rhapsody

15.3.19. Center of Mass Trajectory (MIT)

## 17. Math Blogs

### 17.17. Start a Blog

17.18.1. Math-blog

17.18.2. Tanya Khovanova's Math Blog

17.18.3. (x, why?)

17.18.4. Mathematics under the Microscope

17.18.5. The n-Category Café

17.18.6. Not Even Wrong

17.18.7. 360

17.18.8. The Unapologetic Mathematician

17.18.10. God Plays Dice

17.18.11. Annoying Precision

17.18.12. Gower's Weblog

17.18.13. What's New

17.18.15. bit-player

17.18.16. Gyre & Gimble

17.18.17. Division by Zero

17.18.18. Rigorous Trivialities

17.18.19. Math Notations

17.18.20. Secret Blooging Seminar

17.18.21. Pat's Blog

17.18.22. The Numbers Guy

17.18.23. Steven Strogatz at Opinionator Blog

17.18.25. Concrete Nonsense

17.18.26. F_un Mathematics

17.18.27. E. Kowalski’s blog

17.18.29. Combinatorics and more

17.18.30. Accidental Mathematician

17.18.31. The Geomblog

17.18.33. Gödel’s Lost Letter and P=NP

17.18.34. OxDE

17.18.35. Computational Complexity

17.18.36. Disquisitiones Mathematicae

17.18.37. Hydrobates

17.18.38. MAA Math Minute

17.18.40. Math for Love

17.18.41. Deb's Mathematic Blog

17.18.42. Casting Out Nines

17.18.43. xkcd

17.18.44. Walking Randomly

17.18.45. SquareCircleZ

17.18.46. Natural Blogarithms

17.18.47. yofx

17.18.48. Sumidiot

17.18.49. Complexify!

## 18. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Mathematics

### 18.2. Concept and Clicker Questions

18.2.1. Good Questions at Cornell

18.2.2. Project Math QUEST

### 18.3. Professional Development

18.3.1. Eric Mazur: Confessions of a Converted Lecturer

18.3.2. Getting Results

### 18.4. Essays about Mathematics, Teaching Mathematics, and the Future of Mathematics

18.4.1. NCAT Math Lectures: An Oxymoron?

18.4.2. Lockhart's Lament