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A series of articles introducing online collections documenting specific categories of mathematical objects, available for research and teaching.

Biography of Sir Charles Scarburgh (ca 1615–1694) and discussion of his contributions to the history of mathematics.

English translation of Mark Kac's first publication on a new derivation of Cardano’s formula, written while still in high school.

Mathematical mysteries of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and related classroom activities, based on archeological findings from a recent field trip.

Discussion of a new tool for searching the contents of the British publication, Educational Times, with suggested uses for educators and researchers.

Provides an English translation of a paper written in 1726 by a 12-year-old Alexis Clairaut.

A student-ready activity, ideal for pre-service elementary mathematics teachers.

A recounting of the 18th century discovery of voting theory, and a student project based on the tale.

Index of articles on history of mathematics that have won awards from the MAA.

A collection of reproducible student activity sheets that use historical settings to teach or reinforce basic mathematical lessons.