Tag: art

Mathematics in Art and Architecture

Summary: Exploration of mathematics, art and architecture in lessons and examples. Author: Paul Calter Publication Year: 1998 Electronic Access: https://math.dartmouth.edu/~matc/math5.geometry/unit1/INTRO.html Type of document: Online

Islamic Art and Geometric Design: activities for learning

Summary: Works of art stimulate starting points for student exploration of cultural history as well as math and geometry – here are examples of geometry in Islamic art and excercises inspired by the designs. Author: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Publication Year: 2004 Electronic Access: https://www.metmuseum.org/-/media/files/learn/for-educators/publications-for-educators/islamic_art_and_geometric_design.pdf Type of document: PDF

Mathematical Art Lessons

Summary: Selection of fully-resourced lessons with a ‘mathematical art’ theme. The activities in these lessons will help to reinforce many important mathematical skills such as accurate measuring and constructing, visual problem solving and strategic forward planning. Author: Artful Maths Publication Year: 2016 Electronic Access: https://www.artfulmaths.com/mathematical-art-lessons.html Type of document: Online

Paper folding in the middle school classroom and beyond

Summary: Standard to advanced mathematical principles within specific paper folding & geometry (12-14 years). Author: L Coad Publication Year: 2006 Electronic Access: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ743584.pdf Type of document: PDF

Maths & Art

Summary: Broad view of art and mathematics, including mathematical physics, randomness, geometry and the other arts. Author: plus.maths Electronic Access: https://plus.maths.org/content/teacher-package-maths-and-art Type of document: Online

Origami-mathematics lessons: Paper folding as a teaching tool

Summary: Modern example of Origami-mathematics lessons with examples and descriptions. Author: N Boakes Publication Year: 2008 Electronic Access: http://www.fau.edu/education/centersandprograms/mathitudes/documents/20080901bMathitudesOct08revisionFinalVersionforpublicationOct242008.pdf Type of document: PDF

American Mathematical Society: Math & Art

Summary: Discussion of mathematics and arts: themes and topics aimed for 16-18 as introduction to the topic of “Art of Math”. Author: Y Malkevitch Electronic Access: http://www.ams.org/publicoutreach/feature-column/fcarc-art1 Type of document: Online

Making Connections: Improving spatial abilities with engineering drawing activties

Summary: Use of Spatial thinking essential in scientific thought (representation and maniupulation in learning and problem solving) acquired in drawing activties. Author: S Olkun Publication Year: 2003 Electronic Access: http://www.cimt.org.uk/journal/sinanolkun.pdf Type of document: PDF

Mathematics through Paper Folding

Summary: Revised edition of Johnson’s “paper folding for mathematics class” with further exploration of the theme. Author: AT Olson Publication Year: 1975 Electronic Access: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED108963.pdf Type of document: PDF

M.C. ESCHER Images of Mathematics

Summary: Over 150 colorful and recognizable works testify to Escher’s ingenuity and vision. He managed to capture the notion of hyperbolic space on a fixed 2-dimensional plane as well as translating the principles of regular division onto a number of 3-dimensional objects. Author: BREEZEWOOD DOCUMENTARIES [Directed and Edited by Shawn Taylor] Publication Year: 2009 Electronic…
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