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Index by topic.

In this section, for each major topic, we list the titles of resources described in the text which are recommended either for background or as a source of activities. Resources are listed in order by increasing grade level within each subsection. The title of each resource is followed by the number of the page that contains its description. See Appendix B for unabbreviated titles.

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Graph Problems and Applications

• Print Resources:
• [] Insides, Outsides,...,
• [] Math Coloring Book,
• [] Drawing Pictures/One Line,
• [] Math/Human Endeavor,
• [] Prob Solving Using Graphs,
• [] Excursions in Modern Math,
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Ethnomathematics,
• [] Applied Combinatorics,
• [] DM and its Applications,
• [] DM through Applications,
• [] Graphs, Models,...,
• [] Graph Theory Applications,
• [] Graphs: Intro Approach,

• Videos:
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Geometry: New Tools...,
• [] Mathematical Eye Series,

• Web Sites:
• [] MegaMath,

Iteration, Recursion, and Fractals

• Print Resources:
• [] Dr. Seuss Books,
• [] Two of Everything,
• [] Anno's...Jar,
• [] Jurassic Park,
• [] Fractals for the Classroom,
• [] Math/Human Endeavor,
• [] DM through Applications,
• [] Excursions in Modern Math,
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Fractals/Patterns of Chaos,
• [] Chaos, Fractals, Dynamics,
• [] DM and its Applications,

• Videos:
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Powers of Ten,
• [] Fractals/Colors of Infinity,
• [] Prof. Devaney Explains Fractal Geometry,

• Software:
• [] Logo,

• Web Sites:
• [] Fractal Q & A,
• [] Dynamical Systems,

Geometric Patterns and Transformations

• Print Resources:
• [] Grandfather Tang's Story,
• [] The Tangram Magician,
• [] Cloak for the Dreamer,
• [] Sam Johnson...Quilt,
• [] Build Your Own Polyhedra,
• [] Intro to Tessellations,
• [] Unit Origami,
• [] Math/Human Endeavor,
• [] HiMap/HistoMap Series,
• [] Visions of Symmetry,
• [] Teaching Tessellating Art,
• [] Excursions in Modern Math,
• [] For All Practical Purposes,

• Software:
• [] Logo,
• [] Tesselmania,

• Web Sites:
• [] World of MC Escher,
• [] Mathematics Forum,

Listing and Counting (Combinatorics)

• Print Resources:
• [] One Hundred Hungry Ants,
• [] Three Hat Day,
• [] Anno's...Jar,
• [] Math on the Wall,
• [] Aha! Insight,
• [] Math/Human Endeavor,
• [] Applied Combinatorics,
• [] DM and its Applications,

• Videos:
• [] Mathematical Eye Series,

General Problem Solving (modeling, logic, etc.)

• Print Resources:
• [] Math Their Way,
• [] Grandfather Tang's Story,
• [] Math on the Wall,
• [] Math Curse,
• [] Aha! Insight,
• [] Math EQUALS,
• [] Math/Human Endeavor,
• [] Prob Solving/Crossing River with Dogs,

• Videos:
• [] Geometry: New Tools...,
• [] Mathematical Eye Series,
• [] Futures Series,
• Software:
• [] Logo,
• Web Sites:
• [] MegaMath,
• [] AIMS Puzzle Page,
• [] Eisenhower Clearinghouse,
• [] Mathematics Forum,

Social Choice (fair division, voting, game theory)

• Print Resources:
• [] DM through Applications,
• [] HiMap/Histomap Series,
• [] Excursions in Modern Math,
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Game Theory and Strategy,
• [] Fair Division: From Cake Cutting to Conflict,
• [] Basic Geometry of Voting,

• Videos:
• [] For All Practical Purposes,

Codes and Information

• Print Resources:
• [] DM through Applications,
• [] Codes Galore,
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Alan Turing: The Enigma,
• [] Applied Combinatorics,

• Videos:
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Geometry: New Tools...,
• [] NOVA Series,

Knots and Topology

• Print Resources:
• [] Insides, Outsides,...,
• [] HiMap/HistoMap Series,
• [] Orderly Tangles,
• [] Knot Book, The,
• Web Sites:
• [] MegaMath,

History and People

• Print Resources:
• [] Math EQUALS,
• [] New York Times,
• [] For All Practical Purposes,
• [] Math Horizons,
• [] Ethnomathematics,
• [] Mathematical Intelligencer,

• Videos:
• [] Geometry: New Tools...,
• [] NOVA Series,
• [] Futures Series,

• Web Sites:
• [] MacTutor/Math History,

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