A unit designed to teach metrics. It discusses what metrics are, and how and why the system came about. Arguments are presented for why it should be taught, and disadvantages are mentioned. Includes an outline of the...
The Center for Cultural Design presents this page on cornrow hairstyles and how they apply to the mathematical concepts of transformational geometry and iteration. The site includes the cultural history of cornrows, as...
A unit that introduces some simple computer programming techniques in an informal manner to students in a traditional classroom. The mathematical topic included in the unit is the area of plane figures. Recommended for...
Exploring music, astronomy and cosmology, starting with the historical roots; the Pythagoreans in particular contributed profoundly to the development of Western Music by discovering two facts: first, that the sound...
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