Kitchen Math Links Page

Scams

Overview

Lottery tickets

Credit card trap

Multi level marketing (a.k.a pyramid scheme)

Counterfeit ferrari

Entrepreneurs

contraband candy

Money

25 Best Books about Money

What should you pay for a house?

FAQ on loans and interest

Self reliant kids

Business

Market capitalization

List of companies sorted by market cap

Other lists of companies

Map of the market

List of ethics, politics, philosophy of business topics

Economy

economics of networks

Wizards of Money audio lectures

 

Weird Geometry

3d printing of 4d spaces

the geometry of music (summary)

Plain Geometry

Euclid's Elements

Favorite geometry construction kits

Simulation

Electrocity (game)

Microworlds, and many examples

LogoWriter ecology simulation

NetLogo, docs

StarLogo, docs

Etoys intro and links (based on squeak)

Learning by simulation (many interactive projects: math, comp sci, physics, etc)

energy use simulation for buildings and homes

online games presentation

Programming

python for math teachers

Project Ideas

Stimulating learning projects (long list)

Data

Population mapping project

Natural disasters hotspots

US Population image

Online courses

mathematics for computer science (MIT SMA 5512)

Games

Learning about money with the banking game

 

School System / Teaching

5 techniques

blank printable maps

natural math

socratic questioning

top 101 sites for teachers

what makes Finnish kids so smart?