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Title: Virtual Bead Loom
Url: http://www.ccd.rpi.edu/Eglash/csdt/na/loom/index.html
Publisher: Center for Cultural Design (CCD)
Description: This site uses the example of Native American beadwork to demonstrate mathematical concepts (specifically, Cartesian coordinates). The materials include an interactive virtual beadloom with which students can create their own beadwork design. The interdisciplinary lesson may be used in conjunction with instruction on Native American culture and traditions.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Decorative arts -- Decorative arts. Applied arts. Decoration and ornament -- Other arts and art industries -- Beadwork. Ojime
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Analytic geometry -- Coordinates
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Arts -- Visual arts
Mathematics -- Geometry
Arts -- History
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Algebra
Mathematics -- Geometry
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematics Materials
Reading Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: General Public
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-29 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-22 09:17:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 125
Resource URL Clicks: 10
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