Math in the movies … if there ever was a cool way to explore math, this has to be it. And if you missed my earlier posts on this, check them out here and here.
I was looking through the links to movies with math themes, and a question came up.
On the site showing the movies, the text says that there are “mathematical themes and patterns motivated by math” in the introduction scene for the James Bond movie, Casino Royale, this clip:
I’ve watched the clip a few times, and I have my own ideas as to mathematical themes and patterns.
A toy that educates … could it be a dream?
I recently found something that fits that category, educating students in concepts of GEOMETRY.
It’s called the Rubik’s Slide, created by Techno Source. I bought this Rubik’s Slide a few months ago because I needed another puzzle to keep my tutoring clients entertained while I grade their work, which I often do at the start of sessions.
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