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Mathematics Lessons Database -- Created and maintained by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.   Internet-based lessons in mathematics and programs related to teaching mathematics--provides a database of math lessons for all grade levels. Lesson search engine is easy to use. Many math lessons are interactive. A must see for all math teachers.

Mayan Math --  explores the numerical and calendrical Mayan system as well as providing additional activities for elementary teachers.  Another related site which explores the Mayan counting system based on 3 symbols.

Project SkyMath -- designed for middle school mathematics teachers. Provides information on how to use the project's 16 classroom activities.

Plane Math -- designed to "stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers."   In addition, provides many useful math resources.

Fractals -- site for elementary and middle school students to learn about fractals.  Lesson plans are based on the NCTM standards, and resources for other math lessons are also available.

SCORE Mathematics Lessons -- collection of lesson plans based on the California Mathematics Framework and the NCTM Standards for K-12 teachers.

The Explorer -- a collection of K-12 mathematics and science educational resources including instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans, and student created materials.

Math and Science Gateway -- contains links to 9-12th grade mathematics and science resources for teachers and students.  Developed by Cornell University.

Ask Dr. Math -- a searchable archive of math questions arranged by grade level; questions asked by students and teachers.

K-5 List of Math Lessons -- list of links to textual lesson plans.

6-8 List of Math Lessons -- list of links to textual lesson plans.
High School Math Lessons -- list of links to textual lesson plans. 
Mathematical Quotations -- provides a collection of mathematical quotations from famous mathematicians.  Audience: Secondary Math teachers.
Mathematics Dictionary -- a dictionary of math terms; a quick online reference guide for K-12 teachers.

MegaMath -- designed for the elementary level this site presents unusual and important mathematical ideas.

The Spanky Fractal Database -- a must see site designed to provide resources for fractal images, software, and information.  Audience: Secondary Math teachers and students.

The Geometry Center at the University of Minnesota -- contains great multimedia exhibits about geometric structures.  Audience: K-12 teachers.

Mathematics in Ancient Greece -- an exhibition (primarily a textual presentation) based on documents in the Vatican Library. Audience: K-12 teachers.

The Math Forum Student Center -- site contains student activities like Problem of the Week and Project of the Month;offers activity links by grade level. Audience: K-12 students, teachers, and parents.

Appetizers and Lessons for Math and Reason -- unique presentation of information and resources about math and reasoning. Audience: K-12 teachers and students.

Interactive Physics and Math with JAVA -- a set of more than 20 scientifically accurate, easily understandable, user friendly educational applets. Audience: K-12 teachers interested in web-based instruction

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