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Free Resources for schools - Delivered FREE!

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Resources4Schools offers free school resources for your lessons, delivered to your door or available for free download!
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Why We Use "X" as the Unknown in Math

Why We Use "X" as the Unknown in Math | MatNet | Scoop.it
For hundreds of years, x has been the go-to symbol for the unknown quantity in mathematical equations. So who started this practice?
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Beyond Angry Birds, Five Apps That Test Your Physics Skills

Beyond Angry Birds, Five Apps That Test Your Physics Skills | MatNet | Scoop.it
Here are five other games for the Angry Birds fan that do an even better job of integrating physics and problem solving into addictive, just-one-more-try experiences.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Free Tool for Creating Venn Diagrams

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Free Tool for Creating Venn Diagrams | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Online and Offline Fun With the Science of Pickles

Free Technology for Teachers: Online and Offline Fun With the Science of Pickles | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners

Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners | MatNet | Scoop.it
Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here's what to read now -- and next.
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Learn The History Of Physics In 4 Minutes

Learn The History Of Physics In 4 Minutes | MatNet | Scoop.it
Physics may be an esoteric concept, but this charmingly illustrated video will get you through a few hundred years of scientific discovery.
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How a 19th Century Math Genius Taught Us the Best Way to Hold a Pizza Slice | Science Blogs | WIRED

How a 19th Century Math Genius Taught Us the Best Way to Hold a Pizza Slice | Science Blogs | WIRED | MatNet | Scoop.it
Why does bending a pizza slice help you eat it? How does a mantis shrimp's punch use a Pringles chip? A surprising geometrical link between curvature and strength.
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9. (Septiembre 2014) La atracción por el rombicuboctaedro

9. (Septiembre 2014) La atracción por el rombicuboctaedro | MatNet | Scoop.it
Divulgamat - Centro Virtual de Divulgación de las Matemáticas
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Gifs reveal the mesmerising symmetry and movement of equations

Gifs reveal the mesmerising symmetry and movement of equations | MatNet | Scoop.it
The animations were created by Dublin-based student Dave Whyte to explore the hypnotic beauty of numbers. They were produced using an free programming language called Processing.
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Math Project Ideas Offer Examples of Project-Based Learning

Math Project Ideas Offer Examples of Project-Based Learning | MatNet | Scoop.it
These 160 math projects, from schools across the US, provide overviews, activities, assessment rubrics, work product descriptions, and ideas for reflection.
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I15 Uncanny Examples of the Golden Ratio in Nature

I15 Uncanny Examples of the Golden Ratio in Nature | MatNet | Scoop.it
The famous Fibonacci sequence has captivated mathematicians, artists, designers, and scientists for centuries.
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What Does Pi Sound Like? | IFLScience

What Does Pi Sound Like? | IFLScience | MatNet | Scoop.it
As you might recall from math class, pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. This irrational number—approximately 3.14159—shows up quite frequently in many mathematical applications, including geometry and trigonometry.
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Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble | MatNet | Scoop.it
Nearly seven years after first opening its doors, the Science Leadership Academy public magnet high school* in Philadelphia and its inquiry-based approach to
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How to Draw a Perfect Circle Freehand - YouTube

How to draw a perfect circle. Learn this simple technique to help you draw a near perfect circle freehand. Could be useful for drawing charts and diagrams, a...
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PhET Blog » Blog Archive » New Three-Day Activity for Graphing Lines

PhET Blog » Blog Archive » New Three-Day Activity for Graphing Lines | MatNet | Scoop.it

Try the latest teaching guides from PhET’s Amanda McGarry for #HTML5 Graphing Lines. These activities can be used as part of a three-day sequence or individually. The lessons are aligned with the CCSS in Mathematics and the Standards of Mathematical Practice and include complete outlines as well as annotated activity sheets.

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Ordinary Moments From the Mathematician’s Lens

Ordinary Moments From the Mathematician’s Lens | MatNet | Scoop.it
On the topic of finding the beauty in math, this excellent video from Parachutes.tv demonstrates the equations behind the most ordinary actions we might never notice.
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In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students’ Hearts

In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students’ Hearts | MatNet | Scoop.it
Education researchers are beginning to validate what many teachers have long known: connecting learning to student interests helps the information stick. Here's an example of how one algebra teacher made it work in her class.
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Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain

Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain | MatNet | Scoop.it
Since I'm not that good at (as I like to call it) 'die-hard-mathematics', I've always liked concepts like the golden ratio or the dragon curve, which are easy to understand and explain, but are
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