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Math Forum: A Collection of Secondary Math Units

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Here are some high-powered ideas for math units that incorporate real-world problems, computer use with Sketchpad, and spreadsheets. The teacher who developed these, Margaret Sinclair, clearly had a passion for mathematics and understood how to engage students in the explanation of sometimes esoteric ideas. The Skydome Review Unit is a great review unit that uses the newspaper to help students with basic math skills.

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A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

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A Maths Dictionary for Kids

A Maths Dictionary for Kids From Australia comes a delightful Math site. A K-6 Math teacher defines and illustrates more than 500 mathematical terms. The result is a wonderful dictionary featuring clear and often interactive graphics, great colors, and lots of examples.

The Math Forum Student Center

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United Nations Population Fund

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