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http://nrich.maths.org/public/index.php
1-4 star. star. star. star. This site supports teachers and learners of mathematics with thousands of free resources which are designed to develop subject content knowledge and problem-solving and thinking skills. NRICH Review
http://cemc2.math.uwaterloo.ca/mathfrog/
2-5 star. star. star. star. This site from the University of Waterloo provides online learning activities along with appropriate printable, paper and pencil follow-up exercises. MathFrog Review
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/castle_builder/ 
3 star. star. star. star. This unit is presented on-line as an independent unit of work. The task involves researching medieval castles, then designing a castle to set specifications. Work can be presented as models, maps, or diagrams as appropriate. Castle Builder Review
 
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Math/index.html  
1-4 star. star. star. star. This site is part of the archived information on the US Department of Education site. It provides information for parents on mathematics teaching and learning in general, as well as maths activities designed for families to undertake together. Helping Your Child Learn Math Review
http://www.learnnc.org
1-8 star. star. star. star. A searchable database of lesson plans. Lesson ideas are unique and achievable and cover all curriculum areas and levels.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/maven/index.htm
2-4 star. star. star. star. Part of the Scholastic Site these word puzzles involve Math Maven. She is always finding herself in the middle of a fun new mystery and students act as her "super sleuths" and crack the case. Each mystery focuses on a particular area of math reasoning and computation. Math Maven’s Mysteries Review
http://mathforum.org/library/problems/
3-4 star. star. star. star. This very large site contains numerous activities covering all of the strands focusing on problem solving techniques. Math Forum Problems Review
http://www.planemath.com/planemathmain.html
1-3 star. star. star. star. An Internet-Based Curriculum on Math and Aeronautics for Children with Physical Disabilities". Activities are mainly geometry and measurement related. Plane Math Review
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
1-8 star. star. star. star. A wide variety of quality virtual manipulatives are hosted on this site. Each is presented with curriculum links (US based), hands-on activity ideas to accompany the virtual activity and teacher information on how to incorporate the material into the classroom program. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics Review
http://www.k12science.org/currichome.html
4-8 star. star. star. star. This site hosts a range of projects mainly suitable for older primary and secondary school students.  The projects have a science focus and links to mathematics. CIESE Online Classroom Projects Review
http://www.georgehart.com/virtual-polyhedra/vp.html
4 star. star. star. star. A good point to start planning for a focus on geometry, including platonic solids and Polyhedra. The Classroom Ideas section is very comprehensive, including a variety of hands-on ideas for use with students. Virtual Polyhedra Review
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/index.shtml
1-4 star. star. star. star. The Revise Wise site is divided into four sections each with a number of activities.  Each activity has an activity explanation (animated), a fact sheet and a test.  Topics include number, statistics, geometry, and measurement. Revise Wise Maths Review
http://www.mathmastery.com
1-4 star. star. star. star. This site contains two sets of problems, one for use with students and another more suited for families. The problems are unique with authentic contexts and can be searched by grade level (USA) or content. Some measurement material non-metric. MathMastery.com Review
http://plus.maths.org/
4+ star. star. star. Plus is an internet magazine published four times a year. It aims to introduce readers to the beauty of mathematics and its practical applications. Plus Magazine Review
 
http://www.k-state.edu/smartbooks/index.html
1-4 star. star. star. This site contains a variety of lesson plans that use children’s literature as a starting point for mathematical investigations. Teachers can search the units of work by math’s strand, student levels (based on USA grades), or author. SMaRT Books Review
 
http://www.icteachers.co.uk/resources/resources_numeracy.htm
1 star. star. star. The resources on this site are simple but useful with many unique ideas. In particular the place value tool is an MS Excel spreadsheet, which displays a number with arrows to let you add or subtract 10s, 100s or 1000s. ICTeachers Review
http://www.figurethis.org/index.html
3-6 star. star. star. Figure This!” is designed to provide an exciting and friendly way for families to become more involved in mathematics with their children.    Figure This! Math Challenges for Families Review
http://www.mystfx.ca/special/mathproblems/welcome.html
2-8 star. star. star. A great source of word problems. Problems are mostly based in number or geometry and could fit into lessons in these areas, or be used as part of a problem solving focus Word Problems for Kids Review
http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx
1-8 star. star. star. Ready-to-use, online, interactive, multimedia math investigations, including student investigations, teacher notes, answers, and related professional development activities.  I-Maths Investigations, Illuminations Review
http://illuminations.nctm.org/lessons.aspx
1-8 star. star. star. A variety of lesson plans covering aspects of each strand of the curriculum.  This site encourages the use of internet based resources. Illuminations Lesson Plans Review
http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/docs/education/build-icos/Icosahedron.html
1-4 star. star. star. An exploration into an interesting geometric shape.  This site shows how to build an icosahedron as a class project. A Teachers Guide to Building an Icosahedron Review
http://www.aaamath.com/index.html
1-4 star. star. star. Interactive arithmetic exercises and problems. It contains a series of Statistics, Algebra, Number, Measurement and Geometry math lessons, which are intended to be a resource that can be used by math students.  AAA Math Review
http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm#
1 star. star. star. This site has an attractive clearly set out format.  Activities promote an understanding of the representation of numbers (1-10), and identification of simple shapes.  Assistance may be needed for younger users to navigate the site and possibly for the click and drag mouse operations. Literacy Center – The Early Childhood Education Network Review
http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibpuzzles.html#bricks
3-4+ star. star. star. An exploration of the Fibonacci Numbers.  A range of simple/complex algebra questions (mainly).  Extention ideas.  Some browsers may have difficulty downloading these pages. Easier Fibonacci Numbers Review
http://www.learningwave.com/engage/geometry/geometry.html
4 star. star. star. This site explores the concepts of area, perimeter and volume as they relate to ancient structures e.g. pyramids and ruins. Geometry of the Ancients Review