## Math Pages and Activities

**Brilliant**

Challenging math and physics problems for people ages 13 and older.

**Alcumus**

**Level: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Advanced**"Alcumus offers students a customized learning experience, adjusting to student performance to deliver appropriate problems and lessons. Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities." What I really like about this site is that you can ask for hints or ask for the answer to a math problem. If you ask for the answer, you get a detailed answer that will show you how to solve the problem. You need to create an account to use this website. Talk to me about doing that.This is an excellent free resource!

**What If Math**

Level: New (still have to explore more to say)

What if you could learn math as an experimental science? What if spreadsheets were math laboratories to build 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills?

**Origami Cube Math**

**Level: All**Grab some Origami paper (from the top right green drawer in my room) and get folding! I have a lot of Origami books in my room too.

**Nrich Maths**

**Level: Middle School**This British site has really thoughtful weekly math problems. Students could start with stage 2 problems, and then try the more challenging stage 3 problems.

**Khan Academy**

**Level: All**"With a library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 207 practice exercises, they are on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace." This site is great! You can create an account and it will keep track of your progress - for free!!

**Rebel Matrix Weekly Problems: Middle School Madness**

**Level: Grade 7 and 8**Solve one of the problems of the week. Submit your answer to see if it is right.

**Rebel Matrix Weekly Problem: Elementary Brain Teaser**

**Level: Grade 6**Solve one of the problems of the week. Submit your answer to see if it is right. There are four new math problems posted every week: Elementary Brain Teaser, Middle School Madness, Algebra in Action and the Problem of the Week.

**Brain Games Code Breaking**

**Level: All**Can you crack the code?

**The Binary Game**

**Level: All**This fast pace game will help you learn binary: the base 2 number system used by computers.

**Probabilities Tour**

**Level: Middle School**You've been hired to help manage the U.S. tour of a hot new band, The Probabilities. Use your probability smarts and choose your tour cities wisely: Every concert may not make money. Are you ready to begin?

**Vi Hart: Mathematician, Artist and Musician**

**Level: All**Vi's projects are amazing and fun. Watch one of her videos or try out one of her math activities. Get inspired and create your own math video or project.

**The Math Dude**

**Level: Advanced Interest in Math**A blog about math, with homework tips, math puzzles, and unusual math facts.

**National Library of Virtual Manipulatives**

**Level: All**Math manipulatives are hands-on objects that help us to learn and understand math concepts. Maybe you remember putting elastics on a geoboard to form squares and rectangles, or different colored chips to learn about positive and negative numbers. This is a huge collection of online manipulatives and visual puzzles including mastermind and lots more.

**Lure of the Labyrinth**

**Level: Pre-Algebra**.Your beloved pet's gone missing and you've got to find it - but how? Before you know it, you're dropped into a strange (and extremely smelly) world where your only friend is a mysterious bean-loving girl with wings. She says there are others ... Others? Other pets? Well, there sure are plenty of monsters. They're all over the place, stinking up the joint and forcing you to do crazy jobs - you have to make pet food out of carrots and eyeballs? How in the world can any of this help you find your pet? And can you come to its rescue ... before it's too late? There's only one way to find out ...

**Math Playground**

**Level: Middle School**Math and Logic Games. Play with numbers and give your brain a work out!

**Purple Comet Math Meet**

Level: Grade 8, Advanced This team math competition takes place in the spring, online. Please let me know if you want to put a team together. I can help you prepare for this. If you are involved in math counts, you would probably enjoy this. You should look at last year's test to get an idea of the challenge level.

**MangaHigh**

Level: Middle School This site has challenging, fast paced math games. You need a login id from me to play. You can find student id's and passwords in the math playground in my classroom.

**ALEKS Math**

**Level: K-12**Online math course for the serious student who wants to move ahead in math. You can access ALEKS online anywhere there is Internet access. When you get started it will give you a pre-test so that it teaches you what you need to learn. A subscription to ALEKS for an individual student is:$19.95 per month. I have heard very good things about ALEKS but I have not used it.