Math in the Middle of Design

Grades 6-12

Hosted by Betty Gasque, a nationally recognized mathematics educator, Math in the Middle of Design provides the opportunity and resources to explore mathematics applications in a real-world context. Students will learn how to link mathematics to other curriculum areas, including science, music, and more. It features selected guests who talk about how they use math in their jobs. (From our Streamline collection)

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Classical Design | Math in the Middle of Design
Classical Design | Math in the Middle of Design

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In this program, students will learn about some basic aspects of design in art and architecture. They will explore tessellations and symmetry and learn how to create 2D/3D geometrical shapes.
Color in Design | Math in the Middle of Design
Color in Design | Math in the Middle of Design

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Color is one of the seven elements of design. Color provides a visual conception so we can differentiate between objects. Objects don't physically have color. What we see are how the wavelengths of...
Design in Sports | Math in the Middle of Design
Design in Sports | Math in the Middle of Design

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Did you know design plays a very important role in sports? The mathematics needed to create these designs can be found everywhere in sports from stadiums to racing bikes. A football stadium can bring...
Landscape Design | Math in the Middle of Design
Landscape Design | Math in the Middle of Design

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There are many types of shapes and textures that can be created in gardens. A good eye for design and knowledge of math is very helpful. Watch Ken Simmons, a landscape architect, as he explains how...

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