Another great Ted Talk video:
This site from Western Illinois University offers some great games, puzzles and other math resources.
The Exploratorium offers a great database-math explorer:
This search tool lets you search for fun, hands-on, math activities. Select activity types and topics in the boxes below. You can search for activities that are online, activities that are in The Math Explorer (a book by the Exploratorium), or both.
One of my kids is a big math fan and he loved every math fiction book we could find. Here are few of our favorite math fiction books:
- The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan
- Math Curse by Jon Scieszka
- A Very Improbable Story: A Math Adventure (Paperback) by Edward Einhorn
- One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi and Demi
Do you have any math fiction titles you’d like to recommend?
This quote listed at Googel, “If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it.” – Lord Kelvin, caught my attention right away. Here is a snippet from the description:
We think Google PowerMeter offers more useful and actionable feedback than complicated monthly paper bills that provide little detail on consumption or how to save energy. But Google PowerMeter is just a start; it will take a lot of different groups working together to create what the world really needs: a path to smarter power.
Are you looking for a good book? Have a good book to recommend? Consider joining goodreads where you can:
* Get great book recommendations from people you know.
* Keep track of what you’ve read and what you’d like to read.
* Form a book club, answer book trivia, collect your favorite quotes.
Awesome video about the Wind Business.
It can take years to plan and engineer these state-of-the-art wind farms. It’s a problem-solving process that draws on an understanding of algebra, geometry, kinetic energy, electronics and just about everything in between in order to turn one of our most abundant natural resources into a viable business.