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The Problem Site: Problem Solving and Educational Games

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Problem Solving and Educational Games - solve problems, brainteasers and puzzles, and play educational games at The Problem Site

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Nature by Numbers - a short film on the elegance of mathematics - Aeon

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In this 4-minute documentary, the elegance of mathematics meets the breathtaking complexity of the natural world.

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SlamDunkMath

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cool examples of classroom experiments with good math, also lots of cups & Sunday morning sausages...

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Lots of great things happening here!

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Calculus I in 20 Minutes (The Original) by Thinkwell

http://bit.ly/qYnN40 Want to see the ENTIRE Calculus in 20 Minutes for FREE? Click on this link to see all 20 minutes in the full multimedia environment.
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There are MANY Calculus videos, but this one does it all...

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Difference of Squares -- Math Fun Facts

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From the Fun Fact files, here is a Fun Fact at the Easy level: Difference of Squares. You have all learned that. a2 - b2 = (a + b)(a - b). But perhaps you haven't thought about how to use this to do fast mental calculations!
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Multiplication tricks that make math faster...

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5 Great Learning Apps for Students

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Cell phones and tablets are becoming essential classroom tools. In fact, there are 65,000 learning apps in the Apple App Store alone, according to The Denver Post .
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This Is What Math Equations Look Like in 3-D - Wired

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This Is What Math Equations Look Like in 3-D
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On occasion, the models would catch the eye of an artist or architect who happened to walk through a math department.
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Interactive Teaching Methods May Help Students Master Calculus - University Herald

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Interactive Teaching Methods May Help Students Master Calculus
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Interactive Teaching Methods May Help Students Master Calculus.
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Number Story

Differentiation of calculus http://t.co/c15tq8A5GU https://t.co/IDZBDVaw5b
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Calculus games are fun!  This one is like Oregon Trail, without the trail...

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