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Core-Mathematics Project (CPMP)

The Core-Mathematics Project (CPMP) involved four years of research, development, and evaluation in over 35 high schools in Alaska, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina, and Texas. With funding from the National Science Foundation the project sought to develop student and teacher materials for "a comprehensive Standards-based three-year high school...
Mathematical Brooding over an Egg

André Heck is a project manager at the Faculty of Science of the Universiteit van Amsterdam, and he recently contributed this thoughtful article to the "Loci" project at the Mathematical Sciences Digital Library. In this piece, Heck explores the topic of mathematical modeling by asking, "What is the volume and surface area of a hen's egg?". The article goes on to discuss how mathematical...