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Title: Art and Algebra
Url: http://www.mac3.amatyc.org/art/art_SFCC.htm
Creator: Wilson, Cynthia
Publisher: American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
Description: Created by artist Cynthia Wilson at Spokane Falls Community College, this lesson combines art, geometry, and algebra to create two-dimensional models for abstract paintings. On this page, visitors will find a very brief description, along with materials for creating an in-class project complete with objectives, materials, procedures, and a handout for students. In it, students are asked to analyze the use of geometric shapes in the works of Piet Mondrian and Frank Lloyd Wright and create their own compositions by tiling. It is an excellent resource, which allows educators to illustrate to students the importance of mathematics in other disciplines.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Arts in general -- The arts in relation to other subjects, A-Z -- Mathematics
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Miscellaneous elementary topics, A-Z -- Polynomials
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Arts
Arts -- Visual arts
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Polynomial functions
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Course Descriptions
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-04-23 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-04-21 13:30:39 (W3C-DTF)
Source: AMATYC
Full Record Views: 85
Resource URL Clicks: 13
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