Project 3: MATH~Net: Mathematics
Trigonometry Help Page
P.O. Box 130
Tel: (709) 686-5091
||Level III (other
grade levels in subsequent years)
|Project Start and
||Sept. 30 - May 30,
The students will create an interactive database of
math problems and solutions that students can access on
the World Wide Web. Students can work through the
problems and check them against the detailed solutions
online. Someone accessing the database would select a
Math 3200 unit, choose a problem, work it out, ask for
hints, and check their results against the online
- Curriculum Connections. This
project would be a joint partnership of Math 3200
students, and Desktop Publishing/Technology
- Overall Curriculum Plans. At
Pasadena Academy, we envision technology becoming
more and more an integral part of the curriculum
- a tool rather than an end in itself. Projects
like this one allow students to use their
technological skills to further their mathematics
and communications skills. It will also expose
them to the Internet as a learning tool. As we
emphasize the importance of life long learning in
our schools, we can't overlook the fact that the
most up to date information will, in the future,
be communicated less by print and more by media
such as the Internet.
- Learning Outcomes. The students
who create this resource will:
- learn to reason mathematically
- learn to communicate mathematically
- gain confidence in their ability to do
- gain knowledge of equation editors
- gain knowledge of HTML
- learn to use the Internet as a resource
- learn to present information in a
pleasing, rational format
- learn the principles behind page layout
STELLAR Schools will give us the means to host the
database as well as give students access to the database
online. It will allow them to use the Internet to
research issues relating to the construction of the
image formats, math issues, etc.) It will allow them to
connect with other math classes across the province for
information and feedback. It will also simplify the
creation and maintenance of the database itself, as it
will be updated frequently, and eventually, expanded to
cover other math courses/grade levels.
Some other resources that will be used for the project
are: our computer network, WordPerfect or Ami Pro (for
equation editors), Math texts, the school scanner.
The students will:
- Solve math problems appropriate to the unit of
- Present the solutions in a detailed, easy to
- Evaluate other people's solutions.
- Use an equation editor to present the solutions.
- Create the HTML code for the pages in the site.
- Maintain and update the database.
- Make contact with other math students/teachers
online for information and feedback.