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1. Katori's Origami Page (external link)
Abstract: This website is dedicated to the art of paper folding, and contains some of the most complex mathematics associated with Origami that has yet to have been discovered.
Category: Quadratic Equations, Cubes, Algebra, Symmetry



2. Organizing for the Future (internal link)
Abstract: In this activity, students are working for a union that is organizing for a large rally. Students are given a set of financial and time constraints, and have to determine which organizing strategies to use and how much time to spend on them.
Category: Algebra, Feasible Region, Inequalities, Solving Equations



3. Playing Mathematics and Doing Music (internal link)
Abstract: This series of lessons introduces students to Polyrhythms, and teaches them the mathematics behind beats and rhythms. Students explore different beat cycles, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, and several applications of Algebra. It can also be used in conjunction with a free, online beat simulator.
Category: Algebra, Symmetry



4. Real World Algebra (external link)
Abstract: Just as English can be translated into other languages, word problems can be "translated" into the math language of algebra and easily solved. Real World Algebra explains this process in an easy to understand format using cartoons and drawings. This makes self-learning easy for both the student and any teacher who never did quite understand algebra
Category: Algebra



5. Sandkofa (internal link)
Category: Algebra, Graphing



6. The Algebra Project (external link)
Abstract: he Algebra Project seeks to impact the struggle for citizenship and equality by assisting students in inner city and rural areas to achieve mathematics literacy. The website contains information about their programs, research, and related resources.
Category: Algebra



7. Who's Being Left Behind? Exploring the Racial Achievement Gap on Standardized Tests (internal link)
Abstract: In this unit, students will consider commonly reported standardized test statistics and think about some of the institutional causes of these problems. Math covered includes topics from Algebra I and II, Advanced Functions, and Modeling.
Category: Algebra, Algebra 1, Algreba 2, Functions, Modeling, Statistics, Data Analysis




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